National Economic Forum on Early Childhood Investment

Date: March 10, 2010 - March 11, 2010

National Press Club
529 14th Street NW
13th Floor
Washington, DC 20045


The Partnership for America's Economic Success' national conference will take place March 10-11, 2010, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. This conference will focus on the tools and information necessary to develop a statewide coalition of business leaders advocating for increased investments in early childhood.

The conference, made possible in part by generous funding from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, will feature business leaders and experts in the early childhood field. View the full agenda.

Featured speakers include:

  • The Honorable John Engler, president and CEO, National Association of Manufacturers, former governor, state of Michigan
  • Larry Kellner, CEO, Continental Airlines
  • Michael Mandel, former chief economist, BusinessWeek
  • Julie Meier Wright, president and CEO, San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation
  • J.D. Chesloff, deputy director, Massachusetts Business Roundtable
  • Timothy Bartik, senior labor economist, Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
  • Al Race, director of communications, National Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University
  • Steven Barnett, executive director, National Institute for Early Education Research
  • Rob Shuman, CEO, Maryland Public Broadcasting Service

The conference is open to all finance and economic leaders, advocates, policy makers and philanthropists interested in furthering early childhood development. Register now on the Partnership for America's Economic Success Web site.

ThePartnership for America's Economic Success is comprisedof committed donors, national business organizations and an advisory board of employers, economists, funders and advocates; it is managed by the Pew Center on the States in Washington, D.C.

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