The Fiscal Summit

Convening policymakers and thought leaders to address our nation’s long-term fiscal and economic challenges

The Peter G. Peterson Foundation’s Fiscal Summit is the premier annual gathering dedicated to addressing our nation’s long-term debt and improving our economic future.

The Fiscal Summit debuted in 2010 and is a key event for the Foundation to build consensus and support for putting America on a sustainable long-term fiscal path.


Featured Speakers and Participants at Our Fiscal Summits


PAST SUMMITS

2018 Fiscal Summit

Debt Matters

The ninth-annual Fiscal Summit convened voices from across the political and ideological spectrum to examine the urgent need for a fiscal reset that puts America on a sustainable course for economic growth and prosperity.

2017 Fiscal Summit

Rising Debt in a Changing Economy

The 2017 Fiscal Summit convened leading voices and policymakers from across the political spectrum to discuss the legislative agenda, its connection to our growing national debt, and solutions to put us on a better path.

2016 Fiscal Summit

Leadership for a Secure Future

The 2016 Fiscal Summit provided a national platform for essential election-year conversations.

2015 Fiscal Summit

Opportunity for America

With progress made, but serious work still to be done, the Peter G. Peterson Foundation held its sixth-annual Fiscal Summit, titled "Opportunity for America" on May 19, 2015 in Washington, D.C.

2014 Fiscal Summit

Our Economic Future

The 2014 Fiscal Summit explored what we, as a nation, have to gain if we act now to strengthen our fiscal foundation; promote a growing, thriving economy; and ensure that our future isn’t diminished by our past.

2013 Fiscal Summit

Facing the Future

Despite a challenging political environment, the opportunity remains for the U.S. to solve its long-term debt problem and position the nation for future economic success and a continued leadership in the world.

2012 Fiscal Summit

America's Case for Action

With a national election that fall, and critical fiscal deadlines at the end of the year, policymakers faced a prime opportunity to set America on a fiscally sustainable path.

2011 Fiscal Summit

Solutions for American's Future

By convening leaders from across the ideological spectrum to discuss concrete budget plans, the 2011 Summit was an important step in working toward bipartisan fiscal solutions that help preserve the American Dream for future generations.

2010 Fiscal Summit

America's Challenge and a Way Forward

The Fiscal Summit brought together hundreds of prominent stakeholders from across the political spectrum with diverse ideas on how to address critical fiscal issues, while continuing to meet the priorities of the American people.

Ten Year Report

A decade of work addressing America's fiscal challenges to secure a healthy, growing economy.

FISCAL ISSUES ILLUSTRATED

This series of infographics helps put some of today's most pressing fiscal debates in context.