2011 Summit on Early Childhood Investment

Date: July 21, 2011 - July 22, 2011

Boston Harbor Hotel
70 Rowes Wharf

Boston, MA 02110


The 2011 National Business Leader Summit on Early Childhood Investment will be held on July 21 – 22 in Boston, MA at the Boston Harbor Hotel. The event will convene business leaders from across the country to discuss how early childhood policies benefit state economic recovery plans, business advocacy for smart investments in proven early childhood programs, and new research on the economic development benefits of such programs. Cosponsors for the event include the Manufacturing Institute, affiliate of the National Association of Manufacturers, Citizens Bank and the Massachusetts Business Roundtable, as well as our local host, the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley.

Confirmed speakers include Dr. Jack Shonkoff, director, Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University; Eric Rosengren, president, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston; Ann Cramer, director, Americas IBM Corporate Citizenship and Corporate Affairs; and Tim Bartik, senior economist, Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. Additional speakers will be added as they confirm.

Attendance is limited to business leaders, and by invitation only. If you know of a business leader in your state who should attend, please nominate them by sending an e-mail to jwoolston@pewtrusts.org with their name, contact information, title, organization and business affiliation (if not obvious).

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