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POSTPONED: The Obama Administration’s International Economic Agenda

A Discussion with Deputy National Security Advisor Mike Froman

March 7, 2013, 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET

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About This Event

Due to inclement weather, this event has been postponed. We apologize for any inconvenience.

On Thursday, March 7, the Center for American Progress will host Deputy National Security Advisor Mike Froman for a discussion about the Obama administration's second term international economic agenda.

Mr. Froman, President Obama's top adviser on international economic policy, will deliver remarks focused on how the president's approach to international economic policy, including trade policy, responds to and helps shape changing trends in the U.S. and global economy. Mr. Froman's remarks will be followed by a discussion and audience Q&A.

Michael Froman is the Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economics. He is responsible for coordinating policy on international trade and financial, energy security and climate change, and development and democracy issues. He serves as the U.S. Sherpa for the G20 and G8 Summits, and staffs the President for the APEC Summits. In addition, he is the chair of the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate, a group of the largest industrial and emerging economies which have been working through issues related to the Copenhagen negotiations. He is also the U.S. Government co-chair of the Transatlantic Economic Council, the U.S.-India CEO Forum and the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum.

Introductory Remarks:
Neera Tanden, President and CEO of the Center for American Progress, Counselor to the Center for American Progress Action Fund

Keynote Speaker:
Mike Froman, Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economics

Moderator:
Matt Browne, Fellow, Center for American Progress

Location

Center for American Progress
1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor
Washington, DC20005

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