Outlook for the Economy Post-Election Provides Focus of Inaugural Dealbook Conference
NEW YORK, December 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –
Lloyd Blankfein, Jamie Dimon, Indra Nooyi and Eric Schmidt among speakers at
conference created by The New York Times in collaboration with Richard Attias and
The inaugural DealBook conference, “Opportunities for Tomorrow,” will explore the
opportunities and challenges in the post-election economy, including the regulatory
landscape for finance, the relationship between economic growth and jobs, and what
Congress and the President should do for the economy over the next four years. The
conference was created by The New York Times in collaboration with Richard Attias and
The conference will take place Wednesday, Dec. 12, beginning at 8:30 a.m. E.S.T. at
The Times will bring together around 400 leaders in the global economy to discuss and
debate the opportunities for tomorrow that have been redefined by the election.
One-on-one conversations and panel discussions will include some of the world’s most
influential chief executive officers, analysts and dealmakers.
Among the featured participants are: Lloyd Blankfein, chairman, CEO and president of
Goldman Sachs; Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Company; Indra Nooyi,
chairman and CEO of PepsiCo; Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter; David Rubenstein, co-CEO and
co-founder of The Carlyle Group; Eric Schmidt, chairman of Google; Marc Andreessen,
co-founder and partner, Andreessen Horowitz; and Stephen A. Schwarzman, co-founder,
chairman and CEO of The Blackstone Group.
In leading and moderating sessions, DealBook founder and columnist and CNBC anchor
Andrew Ross Sorkin will be joined by journalists from The New York Times, including:
Charles Duhigg, reporter and author of “The Power of Habit;” Quentin Hardy, deputy
technology editor; Paul Krugman, Op-Ed columnist; David Leonhardt, Washington bureau
chief; Joe Nocera, Op-Ed columnist; and James Stewart, Business Day columnist.
The by-invitation-only event will be available to the public via live stream, which is
free to view, at dealbook.nytimes.com [http://dealbook.nytimes.com ]. Follow @DealBook
[https://twitter.com/dealbook ] for live updates from the conference and use #DBconf to
join the conversation.
“DealBook is a must-read for dealmakers, investors and readers around the globe, and
our first DealBook conference will bring unique, topical conversations with financial and
corporate leaders to a live audience of 400 here and, via live streaming, to many, many
more worldwide,” said Gerald Marzorati, The New York Times’s editor who oversees New York
Times conferences. “With the campaign behind us, now is a critical time to come together
and examine in-depth the ideas and issues that will define our economy moving forward.”
Richard Attias, executive chairman of Richard Attias and Associates, said, “Both the
U.S. and the global economy are at a critical inflection point. The speakers at the
DealBook conference provide an opportunity to gain true insight into what will really make
a difference for the economy in the coming years.”
Joining The New York Times are BlackBerry as founding sponsor, NYSE Euronext as silver
sponsor, PwC as supporting sponsor and CNBC as media sponsor of “Opportunities for
Tomorrow.” Sorkin will co-anchor CNBC’s signature morning show “Squawk Box” (M-F, 6AM-9AM
ET), live from TheTimesCenter the morning of the conference.
For more information about the conference, including the agenda and full speaker
lineup, visit http://www.NYTDealBookConference.com.
About Richard Attias & Associates
Richard Attias & Associates is a strategic communications firm that provides private
consultancy, idea initiatives and live experiences. Our mission is to help leaders,
corporations and nations build their global influence, catalyze innovation and lead the
global exchange of ideas.
Using our strategic and operational expertise, we craft unforgettable experiences:
interactive platforms, living laboratories of human capital, and historic cultural
exchanges that help foster positive change for the global community.
SOURCE Richard Attias & Associates