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UPDATED: CAP to Hold 10th Anniversary Policy Conference

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Contact: Chelsea Kiene
Phone: 202.478.5328
Email: ckiene@americanprogress.org

Washington, D.C. – To commemorate its 10th anniversary, the Center for American Progress will host a conference featuring high-level discussions of critical policy issues and the bold ideas needed to tackle them.

Featured speakers include Secretary of State John Kerry, Former Vice President Al Gore, Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew, Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Govs. Jerry Brown (D-CA) and Martin O’Malley (D-MD), Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and others to be announced.

Camera pre-set time will be from 7:30 a.m. — 8:30 a.m.

Making Progress Conference Agenda:

9:00 a.m. – Welcoming remarks

Neera Tanden, President, Center for American Progress

9:15 a.m. – Featured remarks

Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew

9:30 a.m – Panel 1: The Middle-Out Moment: Achieving Broadly Shared Economic Growth

Panelists:
Larry Summers, Distinguished Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
Glenn Hutchins, co-founder and co-chief executive of Silver Lake Partners
Mary Kay Henry, President, Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
Laura Tyson, Fellow, Center for American Progress

Moderator:
Neera Tanden, President, Center for American Progress

10:45 a.m. – Panel 2: Global Perspectives: The Rise of Progressive Governance

Panelists:
Madeleine Albright, former U.S. Secretary of State
Justin Trudeau, Canadian Liberal Party
Julia Gillard, former Australian Prime Minister

Moderator: 
John Podesta, Founder and Chair, Center for American Progress

11:35 a.m. – Featured remarks

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)

11:50 a.m. – Special Discussion

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel
John D. Podesta, Founder and Chair, Center for American Progress

12:35 p.m. – Lunch Program

Gov. Jerry Brown (D-CA)

1:30 p.m. – Panel 3: Climate Change: Successes from the Past, Opportunities for the Future

Panelists: 
Tom Steyer,  founder and co-managing partner of Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C.
Carol Browner, Distinguished Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
Van Jones, co-host of CNN’s Crossfire and environmental activist

Moderator:
John Podesta, Founder and Chair, Center for American Progress

2:15 p.m. – Featured remarks

Secretary of State John Kerry
*Additional logistical details for press covering Secretary Kerry’s remarks will be made available later today

2:30 p.m. – Featured remarks

Former Vice President Al Gore

3:00 p.m. – Featured remarks

Gov. Martin O’Malley (D-MD)

3:15 p.m. – Panel 4: Progressives Rising: Embracing Our Changing Nation

Panelists:
Secretary of Labor Tom Perez
Stephanie Cutter, Partner, Precision Strategies; Co-Host of CNN’s Crossfire; Former Deputy Campaign Manager, Obama for America
Ben Jealous, President and CEO of the NAACP

Moderator:
Tom Perriello, Counselor to the Center for American Progress; President & CEO, Center for American Progress Action Fund

4:00 p.m. – Closing Remarks

When:

Thursday, October 24, 2013
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Camera pre-set time will be from 7:30 a.m. — 8:30 a.m.

Where:

St. Regis Hotel
Astor Ballroom
923 16th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20006
Map & Directions

RSVP (press only):

For more information or to RSVP, contact Chelsea Kiene at ckiene@americanprogress.org.

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