Council on Competitiveness, Manufacturing Competitiveness

By June 23, 2010Economy, Technology

Getting under way momentarily at the National Press Club. From the media advisory:

What: The Council on Competitiveness will host a media event featuring remarks by Council leadership, followed by a CEO panel moderated by editorial leadership from Newsweek.

The event will include the release of a Global CEO Survey and Index on Competitiveness in Manufacturing, which was commissioned by the Council and Deloitte. The survey and index will explore:

Country competitiveness rankings now and in five years;
Where the United States ranks among its global competitors;
The key factors determining global competitiveness;
Global policy issues that advantage/disadvantage competitiveness.

NAM President John Engler is among the speakers, panelists. List:

  • Samuel Allen, Chairman and CEO of Deere & Company
  • John Engler, President and CEO, National Association of Manufacturers
  • Rana Foroohar, Deputy Editor, U.S. and International Editions Newsweek
  • Craig Giffi, Vice Chairman of Deloitte LLP
  • Robert Hite, General President of the United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters
  • Shirley Ann Jackson, President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • James Quigley, CEO of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
  • Michael Splinter, Chairman, President and CEO of Applied Materials, Inc.
  • Deborah Wince-Smith, President & CEO of the Council on Competitiveness

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