“What does America need to do to succeed in the global economy?”  This event will highlight some of the most important policy issues affecting the U.S. economy-from globalization and free trade to our tax code and health and retirement programs, to our educational system and regulatory environment.  Panelists will identify the key challenges facing our nation and propose sensible, market-oriented policies to enhance U.S. competitiveness in the global economy. Particular attention will be paid to the effects of the emergence of China as a global economic force. US Trade Representative, Ambassador Susan C. Schwab, will be the keynote luncheon speaker.

Panel topics will include:

  • Modernizing the Economy for a New Era
  • Ensuring U.S. Leadership in Innovation

Location:  J.W. Marriott Hotel, Salon F, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C.  20004 

Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2007 

Time:  8:00 am – 2:00 pm

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Erin Grant at [email protected] or 202-419-1820.  Online registration for the event is available here.