Chairman of the Fed Ben Bernanke to Speak at Georgetown
|WHO:||Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System|
The chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, will give the keynote address at an economic development conference taking place at Georgetown University. The title of the chairman's speech is "Innovation, Research and Development: The Government's Role." The conference, titled "New Building Blocks for Jobs and Economic Growth" will include roundtable discussions and working groups on U.S. competitiveness, innovation and job growth.
A live webcast of the keynote address will be made available at http://www.georgetown.edu/news/webcasts.html
Monday, May 16, 2011. The keynote address will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will be followed by a roundtable discussion.
Lohrfink Auditorium (Hariri Building)
The Conference Board
U.S. National Academies
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
|COVERAGE:||Space is extremely limited. Media interested in attending must RSVP to Rob Mathis at 202-687-4328 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Press will need to present valid credentials on campus. Print reporters are encouraged to view the webcast.|