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The 2015 Fiscal Summit to convene lawmakers and leading experts to explore economic and fiscal opportunity in America as the recovery gains strength and the 2016 election begins to take shape
Foundation to Release Results of "Solutions Initiative III," Bringing Together Policy Organizations from Across the Political Spectrum to Solve America’s Long-term Fiscal Challenges
Additional participants to include Senator Michael Bennet, House Budget Chair Tom Price, Admiral Mike Mullen, Former White House Chiefs of Staff Joshua Bolten, Andrew Card and William Daley, Alan Greenspan, Michèle Flournoy, Lawrence Lindsey, Richard Fisher, Wendy Kopp, and more
NEW YORK — The Peter G. Peterson Foundation will convene the 2015 Fiscal Summit: Opportunity for America on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC. The Foundation's sixth-annual Fiscal Summit will bring together leading experts and policymakers to explore the economic and fiscal opportunity in America at this key transitional moment.
The economic recovery is finally taking hold and current deficits are down from the record highs of the recession. At the same time, far too many American families are being left out of the recovery, and our nation still faces an unsustainable long-term fiscal outlook. In this context — with progress made, but serious work still to be done — speakers and panelists at the Summit will discuss America's opportunity to set a path for long-term fiscal sustainability and economic growth.
The Peterson Foundation's Fiscal Summit assembles voices from across the political and ideological spectrum — including elected officials, business leaders, economic experts, and members of the media — to address the key economic and fiscal issues facing the United States. The 2015 Fiscal Summit: Opportunity for America will focus on the need and the opportunity to strengthen America’s fiscal foundation, in order to build a prosperous and inclusive economy for the next generation.
As a key part of the day's activities, the Foundation will reveal the results of Solutions Initiative III, a unique research project that brings together individuals from policy organizations across the ideological spectrum to put forth their own comprehensive fiscal solutions. Experts from five leading organizations — the American Action Forum, the American Enterprise Institute, the Bipartisan Policy Center, the Center for American Progress, and the Economic Policy Institute — each developed specific, "scoreable" policy proposals to set the federal budget on a sustainable, long-term path for prosperity and economic growth.
2015 Summit participants will include:
The Summit will also feature an opening video offering perspectives from a range of leaders in business, academia, and government, including:
Moderators and interviewers for the Summit will include:
More information about the Summit is available at: www.fiscalsummit.org.
To request press credentials to attend the Fiscal Summit, please email Kit Longley at KitLongley@rational360.com. Space is limited.
|WHAT:||2015 Fiscal Summit: Opportunity for America|
|WHEN:||May 19, 2015, 8:00AM-4:00PM EST|
|Press Check-In: 7:00AM|
|Breakfast and lunch available|
|WHERE:||Mellon Auditorium, 1301 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC|
About the Peter G. Peterson Foundation
The Peter G. Peterson Foundation is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that is dedicated to increasing public awareness of the nature and urgency of key fiscal challenges threatening America's future, and to accelerating action on them. To address these challenges successfully, we work to bring Americans together to find and implement sensible, long-term solutions that transcend age, party lines and ideological divides in order to achieve real results. To learn more, please visit www.pgpf.org.