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Schedule: White House Conference on the Economy

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Monday, December 13, 2004; 1:21 PM

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release December 10, 2004

SECURING OUR ECONOMIC FUTURE:
WHITE HOUSE CONFERENCE ON THE ECONOMY
DECEMBER 15-16, 2004
ALL SESSIONS ARE OPEN PRESS

Wednesday, December 15th

Morning Session: 9:30 AM to Noon

Opening Remarks: Vice President Dick Cheney

9:30 - 9:45 AM

Panel I State of our Economy

9:45 -10:45 AM This panel will discuss the current status of our economy and ways we can ensure continued growth and job creation, and remain the most competitive economy in the world. It will be moderated by Stephen Friedman, Director of the National Economic Council and Assistant to the President for Economic Policy. Panelists will include:

-Martin Feldstein, Professor, Harvard University (Cambridge,MA)
-Mary Farrell, Managing Director and Chief Investment Strategist, UBS Wealth Management (New York, NY)
-Brian Wesbury, Chief Economist, Griffin, Kubik, Stephens & Thompson (Chicago, IL)
-Kevin B. Rollins, President and CEO, Dell (Austin, TX)
-Jack Stack, President and CEO, SRC Holding Corp. (Springfield, MO)
-Catherine Giordano, President and CEO, Knowledge Information Solutions, Inc. (Virginia Beach, VA)

-NOTE: The Vice President will attend this session

Panel II Tax and Regulatory Burdens

11:00 AM – Noon This panel will discuss the burdens and costs that taxes and regulations place on our economy, their impact on America’s businesses and families, and the need for pro-growth measures to ease this drag on our economy. It will be moderated by Treasury Secretary John Snow. Panelists will include:

-John Lipsky, Chief Economist, JP Morgan Chase (New York, NY)
-Pamela Olson, Partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom, LLP and former Assistant Treasury Secretary for Tax Policy (Washington,DC)
-June Lennon, CPA; Partner & Owner, Martin and Lennon (Greenville, SC)
-Craig Lang, Co-Owner, Yarrabee Farms (Brooklyn, IA)
-Susan Dudley, Director, Mercatus Center Regulatory Studies Program, George Mason University (Gainesville, Virginia)
-Tom Sullivan, Chief Council for Advocacy, SBA (Washington,DC)
-Larry Mocha, President, Air Power Systems, Co., Inc. (Tulsa,Oklahoma)

Break for Lunch
(12:00-1:30)


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