Deputy NSA Froman, Mexico Amb. Sarukhan & McGraw-Hill CEO to Keynote G-20 Conference at CSIS

  • Jun 4, 2012

    WASHINGTON, June 4, 2012 – The Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) Simon Chair in Political Economy will host a conference on Global Economic Governance Conference on the “Outlook for the G-20 Los Cabos Summit”
    The conference will feature keynote addresses by Michael Froman, Deputy National Security Adviser for International Economic Affairs, Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan, Mexico's Ambassador to the United States and Harold "Terry" McGraw III, CEO of McGraw-Hill Companies, Vice Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Chairman of the United States Council for International Business (USCIB). A full agenda and additional information appear below.

    Tuesday June 5, 2012
    8:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m.
    B1 Conference Room
    CSIS, 1800 K St., NW
    Washington, DC 20006

    Credentialed members of the press who would like to attend must RSVP to

    8:45 – 8:55am Welcoming Remarks

    Dr. John Hamre
    President and CEO, CSIS

    Matthew P. Goodman
    Simon Chair in Political Economy, CSIS
    8:55 – 9:00am Introduction

    Harold “Terry” McGraw
     Chairman, President and CEO, McGraw-Hill Companies; Vice Chairman of ICC and Chairman of USCIB
    9:00 – 9:45am  Keynote Address

    Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan
    Mexico's Ambassador to the United States
    9:45 – 11:00am  The Los Cabos Summit Agenda

    Mark Sobel
    Senior Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Affairs, U.S. Treasury Department

    Carlos Perez-Verdia
    Mexican Executive Director to the IMF

    Rupert Thorne
    Deputy Secretary General of the Financial Stability Board

    Charles R. Johnston
    Senior Vice President for International Government Affairs, Citi

    Moderated by
    Matthew P. Goodman
     Simon Chair in Political Economy, CSIS
    11:00 – 12:00pm  The Business Agenda, Trade and Green Growth

    Jean-Guy Carrier
    Secretary General, ICC

    Alejandro Ramirez
    CEO, Cinepolis, and B20 Summit Coordinator

    Richard Duke
    Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy

    James Pauley
    Senior Vice President for External Affairs and Government Relations, Schneider Electric

    Moderated by
    Meredith Broadbent
    Scholl Chair in International Business, CSIS

    12:00 – 12:15pm  Lunch

    12:15 – 1:15pm  A Conversation with the U.S. G20 Sherpa

    Michael Froman
    Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs

    Harold “Terry” McGraw
    Chairman, President and CEO, McGraw-Hill Companies
    Additional Information:
    Panel 1: Los Cabos Summit Agenda – this session will address key issues on the G20’s core agenda for global financial recovery, including macro-economic issues, financial regulation, IFI reform, role of the Financial Stability Board, and U.S. financial industry perspectives.
    Panel 2: The Business Agenda, Trade and Green Growth – this session will explore the G20’s extended agenda of policy issues, including trade, energy, green growth, anti-corruption, and financing for development. The session will also preview business recommendations to be presented to G20 leaders during the G20 Business Summit in Los Cabos.
    Panel 3: A conversation with the G20 Sherpa – this session will feature a one-on-one exchange discussion between Michael Froman (the US G20 Sherpa and Deputy National Security Adviser for International Economic Affairs) and Terry McGraw (ICC Vice-Chairman and Chairman and CEO of the McGraw-Hill Companies) on US government and global business priorities for the Los Cabos Summit.
    The event will also feature the introduction of two reports authored by the ICC:
    1.A compendium of business recommendations, prepared by 120 CEOs in advance of the G20 Los Cabos Summit
    2. The ICC G20 Business Scorecard, an assessment of G20 responsiveness to Business community policy recommendations.
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