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CED 2019 Fall Policy Conference

Driving U.S. Prosperity & Global Economic Leadership
NOVEMBER 13, 2019 | WILLARD INTERCONTINENTAL WASHINGTON, D.C. | WASHINGTON, DC

November 13, 2019

About the Conference

The CED 2019 Fall Policy Conference will be an unprecedented gathering of 200+ CEOs, industry and academic leaders, congressional and regulatory officials who will convene to engage in high-level policy sessions as well as several beneficial networking events.

With uncertainties such as China’s growing threats to the U.S. and global economies, ongoing labor shortage challenges, and the upcoming 2020 Presidential Election, this year’s agenda will turn a sharp focus to public policies that drive U.S. prosperity and global economic leadership. Attendees will gain strategic insights into competing with China, attracting and retaining skilled workers, and potential outcomes of the 2020 election cycle.

Confirmed Speakers Include:

  • Erik Bethel, USAED World Bank, The World Bank Group
  • Tyler Cowen, Holbert L. Harris Chair of Economics, George Mason University, Author, Big Business: A Love Letter to an American Antihero
  • Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4)
  • Laura A. Jana, M.D., Pediatrician, Health Communicator, Author, Penn State University/Jana Ventures
  • Vicki Poponi, Vice President, Digital Customer Journey, American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
  • Kai-leé Berke, Vice Chair, Board of Directors, Teaching Strategies
  • Oren Cass, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute
  • Paul Decker, President & CEOMathematica
  • Lawrence K. Jensen (“Larry”), Chairman | Principal, Cushman & Wakefield | Commercial Advisors
  • Jo Kirchner, CEO, Primrose Schools
  • Oriana Mastro, Assistant Professor, Georgetown University and Resident Scholar, AEI
  • Thomas J. McInerney, President & CEO, Genworth Financial
  • Isabel Sawhill, Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, Brookings Institution
  • Norman J Ornstein, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute (AEI) 
  • Hollis Hart, President, International Franchise Management, Citi (Ret.)

The Benefits to You
By attending this conference, you will

  • Learn more about public policies that drive U.S. prosperity and global economic leadership.
  • Hear from experts on pressing issues facing Americans both in the U.S. and abroad.
  • Discover the latest insights into U.S.-China trade and investment relations.
  • Explore the latest strategies and trends for meeting global economic challenges.
  • Gain new ideas for attracting and retaining a skilled and engaged workforce.
  • Examine the 2020 Presidential Election cycle and potential outcomes.
  • Better understand the state of education in the U.S.
  • Network, collaborate, and benchmark with your professional peers.

Who Should Attend
This conference is designed especially for

  • Chairs, CEOs, and senior executives of major corporations
  • University and college presidents
  • Former corporate leaders
  • Leaders of prominent NGOs
  • Government and External Affairs professionals
  • Public and Business Policy Experts

Earn Recertification Credits

CPE logo

Earn up to 7.5 CPE credits
Economics
Requirements : Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

Three Things to Do Now

1. Download the Agenda

To learn more about sessiond and speakers, download the latest agenda.

2. Register

Registration is complimentary. The meeting is invitation-only.

3. Get Involved

If you would like to get involved in this year’s event, please contact us.

LOCATION

The Willard InterContinental Hotel
1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20004

OUR MISSION

All proceeds support The Conference Board's educational, scientific, and not-for-profit mission.

November 13, 2019

About the Conference

The CED 2019 Fall Policy Conference will be an unprecedented gathering of 200+ CEOs, industry and academic leaders, congressional and regulatory officials who will convene to engage in high-level policy sessions as well as several beneficial networking events.

With uncertainties such as China’s growing threats to the U.S. and global economies, ongoing labor shortage challenges, and the upcoming 2020 Presidential Election, this year’s agenda will turn a sharp focus to public policies that drive U.S. prosperity and global economic leadership. Attendees will gain strategic insights into competing with China, attracting and retaining skilled workers, and potential outcomes of the 2020 election cycle.

Confirmed Speakers Include:

  • Erik Bethel, USAED World Bank, The World Bank Group
  • Tyler Cowen, Holbert L. Harris Chair of Economics, George Mason University, Author, Big Business: A Love Letter to an American Antihero
  • Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4)
  • Laura A. Jana, M.D., Pediatrician, Health Communicator, Author, Penn State University/Jana Ventures
  • Vicki Poponi, Vice President, Digital Customer Journey, American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
  • Kai-leé Berke, Vice Chair, Board of Directors, Teaching Strategies
  • Oren Cass, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute
  • Paul Decker, President & CEOMathematica
  • Lawrence K. Jensen (“Larry”), Chairman | Principal, Cushman & Wakefield | Commercial Advisors
  • Jo Kirchner, CEO, Primrose Schools
  • Oriana Mastro, Assistant Professor, Georgetown University and Resident Scholar, AEI
  • Thomas J. McInerney, President & CEO, Genworth Financial
  • Isabel Sawhill, Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, Brookings Institution
  • Norman J Ornstein, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute (AEI) 
  • Hollis Hart, President, International Franchise Management, Citi (Ret.)

The Benefits to You
By attending this conference, you will

  • Learn more about public policies that drive U.S. prosperity and global economic leadership.
  • Hear from experts on pressing issues facing Americans both in the U.S. and abroad.
  • Discover the latest insights into U.S.-China trade and investment relations.
  • Explore the latest strategies and trends for meeting global economic challenges.
  • Gain new ideas for attracting and retaining a skilled and engaged workforce.
  • Examine the 2020 Presidential Election cycle and potential outcomes.
  • Better understand the state of education in the U.S.
  • Network, collaborate, and benchmark with your professional peers.

Who Should Attend
This conference is designed especially for

  • Chairs, CEOs, and senior executives of major corporations
  • University and college presidents
  • Former corporate leaders
  • Leaders of prominent NGOs
  • Government and External Affairs professionals
  • Public and Business Policy Experts

Earn Recertification Credits

CPE logo

Earn up to 7.5 CPE credits
Economics
Requirements : Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

Three Things to Do Now

1. Download the Agenda

To learn more about sessiond and speakers, download the latest agenda.

2. Register

Registration is complimentary. The meeting is invitation-only.

3. Get Involved

If you would like to get involved in this year’s event, please contact us.

Erik Bethel, U.S. Representative to the Board of Directors, The World Bank

Oren Cass, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute

Tyler Cowen, Holbert L. Harris Chair of Economics, George Mason University, Author, Big Business: A Love Letter to an American Antihero

Paul Decker, President and Chief Executive Officer, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.

Hollis Hart, President, International Franchise Management, Citi (Ret.)

Congressman Jim Himes, , (CT-4)

Laura A. Jana, M.D., Pediatrician, Health Communicator, Author, Penn Sate University/Jana Ventures

Larry Jensen, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cushman & Wakefield/Commercial Advisors

Jo Kirchner, CEO, Primrose School

Oriana Mastro, Assistant Professor of Security Studies, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

Thomas J. McInerney, President and CEO, Genworth Financial Inc.

Norman Ornstein, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

Vicki Poponi, Vice President, Digital Customer Journey, American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

Isabel Sawhill, Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, Brookings Institution, The