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Thursday, September 19, 2013

7:30am—8:00am

Continental Breakfast
Georgetown Hotel and Conference Center
Hall G & H

8:30am—9:00am

Welcome Remarks
Gonda Theater, Davis Performing Arts Center
GPPI Dean Edward Montgomery
Georgetown University President Jack DeGioia

9:00am—9:45am

Opening Keynote Presentation
"Economic Growth:  The Long and Short of It"
By Alan Blinder
Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs
Princeton University

9:45am –10:15am

Questions and Answers

10:15am—10:30am

Break

10:30am—12:00pm

Panel discussion: Sources of Growth
Moderator: E.J. Dionne, University Professor, Georgetown Public Policy Institute and Washington Post Columnist

  • Brad DeLong, Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley
  • Donald Marron, Institute Fellow, Urban Institute
  • Edward Montgomery, Dean, Georgetown Public Policy Institute
  • Isabel Sawhill, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

12:00pm—1:15pm

Lunch

1:30pm—3:00pm

Panel discussion: Threats to Growth
Moderator:  Neil Irwin, The Washington Post

  • Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
  • Doug Holtz-Eakin, President, American Action Forum
  • Alice Rivlin, Visiting Professor, Georgetown Public Policy Institute
  • David Stockton, Senior Fellow, The Peterson Institute for International Economics

3:00pm—3:15pm

Break

3:15pm—4:45pm

Panel discussion: Strategies to Promote Shared Growth
Moderator:  Amy Sullivan, Director, Next Economy Project, National Journal

  • Robert Atkinson, President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
  • John Engler, President, Business Roundtable
  • Harry Holzer, Professor, Georgetown Public Policy Institute
  • Karen Mills, Former Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration

4:45pm—4:50pm

Closing Remarks
GPPI Dean Edward Montgomery