The Roles of Higher Education in Competitiveness and Global Productivity

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 8:30am - 5:15pm
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Boehne Auditorium 100 N. 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States

Join GIC at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia for our conference on The Roles of Higher Education in Competitiveness and Global Productivity.

Speakers will address the relationship between U.S. higher education and how higher education can facilitate growth in U.S. competitiveness and global workforce preparation. Candid assessments, opportunities, and solutions will be vetted. The event will feature a keynote address from Patrick Harker, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia along with presentations from James Milliken, Chancellor of the City University of New York, John Anderson Fry, President of Drexel University, Ali A. Houshmand, President of Rowan University, leaders of Arizona State University, University of Nebraska, the Perelman School of Medicine, and others. 

Counterpart C-Suite Business Leaders presenting are from Aramark, EMSI Economic Modlers, Citi Group, the Philadelphia International Airport, Hogan Lovells, Saul Ewing, Penn Mutual Asset Management, and others. This program was inspired by the research by Lloyd A. Jacobs, M.D., President Emeritus, The University of Toledo and  Distinguished Fellow with the Council on Competitiveness, and Peter A. Gold, Esq., founder and president of TheGoldGroup, GIC Vice Chair, and Higher Education Program Chair. Click here to read a related paper.

Economic Outlook and workforce trends, what higher education needs from business and government, what business and government needs from higher education, organic changes and new initiatives in higher education will be examined.

Click here for the conference agenda, speakers, and more information.

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