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Progressive Policy Institute

You are cordially invited to join the

Progressive Policy Institute

for a special event

Infrastructure and Jobs: A Productive Foundation For Economic Growth

Investing in the Long-Term Growth and Competitiveness
  Gene Sperling
Director of the National Economic Council and Assistant to the President for Economic Policy 
Interviewed by: Steven Pearlstein
Columnist, The Washington Post

A Call to Action: The Urgency of the U.S. Infrastructure Crisis
The Honorable John Kerry
U.S. Senate (D-Mass.)

Forging New Partnerships for Productive Capital Investment
The Honorable Rosa DeLauro [Invited]
U.S. Representative (D-Conn.)
Daryl Dulaney
President and CEO, Siemens Industry, Inc.,
President, Infrastructure and Cities Sector North America
Edward M. Smith

CEO, Ullico Inc.

Rising to the Challenge: Boosting Smart Investments While Reducing Deficits
The Honorable Mark Warner
U.S. Senate (D-Va.)

The Road Forward For Infrastructure Financing
Jane Garvey
North American Chairman, Meridiam Infrastructure
Bryan Grote
Principal, Mercator Advisors LLC and former TIFIA program director
Tom Osborne
Head of Americas Infrastructure, UBS Investment Bank

Thursday, October 6, 2011
  10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

902 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

RSVP to attend this event.

If you have any questions, please contact 202-525-3926.

Space is limited. Lunch will be provided.

Join PPI and top leaders from the White House, Congress, private industry, labor, and the financial sector to discuss current issues in U.S. infrastructure policy. White House economist Gene Sperling will explain the administration's proposals for new infrastructure investment and their potential impact on the economy. Senator John Kerry and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro will describe their proposals to create a national infrastructure bank to improve infrastructure spending decisions and maintain U.S. competitiveness in the global economy, and private-sector leaders will explain how infrastructure projects will create jobs and mobilize private capital to boost economic growth and investment.