Innovation and the Global Marketplace

Agenda

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

8:45 a.m. Welcome remarks by Elliot Gerson, Executive Vice President, The Aspen Institute and A. Douglas Melamed, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Intel Corporation
8:50 a.m. Innovation, Trade, and Creating the Next 10 Million Jobs: A conversation with C. Fred Bergsten, Director, The Peterson Institute for International Economics; Myron Brilliant, Senior Vice President, International Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Thea Mei Lee, Deputy Chief of Staff, AFL-CIO; and Karen G. Mills, Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration
Moderator: Jeffrey Brown, Senior Correspondent for PBS NewsHour
9:40 a.m. A Zero-Sum Game? The Expanding Global Marketplace and the Innovation Economy: A conversation with Lael Brainard, Under Secretary for International Affairs, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Orville Schell, Arthur Ross Director, Center on U.S.-China Relations, Asia Society; and Robert J. Shapiro, Co-Founder and Chairman, Sonecon, LLC
Moderator: Paul Solman, Business and Economics Correspondent for PBS NewsHour
10:30 a.m. Innovation and American Jobs: A conversation with Thomas M. Connelly, Jr., Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, DuPont; James E. Rogers, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Duke Energy; and Andy Stern, President Emeritus, Service Employees International Union
Moderator: Vijay Vaitheeswaran, China Business, Finance & Technology Editor, The Economist
11:00 a.m. BREAK
11:15 a.m. Introduction of keynote by Robert K. Steel, Chairman, Board of Trustees, The Aspen Institute and New York City Deputy Mayor for Economic Development

Keynote Speaker: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton interviewed by Jim Lehrer, Executive Editor for PBS NewsHour
11:45 a.m. Closing remarks by Jim Lehrer, Executive Editor for PBS NewsHour