SOURCE: Council on Competitiveness

September 20, 2007 16:54 ET

Council on Competitiveness Annual Meeting to Chart a New Path for U.S. Competitiveness

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - September 20, 2007) - A group of leading CEOs, university presidents and labor leaders will meet in Washington, D.C. on October 26 to discuss the changing landscape of global competitiveness. The gathering will explore five policy goals that will be critical to sustained U.S. competitiveness: challenging the frontiers in science and technology; renewing access to competitive, secure and sustainable energy; achieving creative and cutting-edge talent; transforming risk intelligence into resilience; and engaging in the global economy.

                     Grand Hyatt Washington
                      Independence Ballroom
                         1000 H Street, NW
                         Washington, D.C.
                    Friday, October 26, 2007
                     8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

The Council on Competitiveness annual meeting provides a provocative forum for the leaders of the private sector and senior government officials to share ideas. Confirmed participants include:

Clarence Cazalot    -- CEO and President, Marathon Oil Corporation
Wayne Clough        -- President, Georgia Institute of Technology
Shirley Ann Jackson -- President, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Michael Langford    -- President, Utility Workers Union of America
John Menzer         -- Vice Chairman, Wal-Mart
Douglas McCarron    -- President, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and
                       Joiners of America
Richard McCormack   -- Vice Chairman, Merrill Lynch

ABOUT THE COUNCIL ON COMPETITIVENESS -- The Council on Competitiveness is the only group of corporate CEOs, university presidents and labor leaders committed to the future prosperity of all Americans and enhanced U.S. competitiveness in the global economy through the creation of high-value economic activity in the United States.

Contact Information

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    Jennifer Carr
    Council on Competitiveness
    (202) 969-3405
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