2014 ECONOMIC SUMMIT

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 
The Crowne Plaza, Harrisburg
9:00 a.m. – Registration, Breakfast & Networking
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Program

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SUMMIT VIDEOS

corbettMessage from the Governor
Governor Tom Corbett, Commonwealth of PA

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gallinskyKeynote: Seven Essential Life Skills
Ellen Galinsky, President & Co-Founder, Families & Work Institute

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barrPlenary Panel – Creating the Workforce our Nation Needs
Moderator – Gene Barr, President & CEO, Pennsylvania Chamber of Business & Industry

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Global Competitiveness
John E. Pepper, Jr.,  Retired Chairman & CEO, Procter & Gamble

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Corporate Commitment
Thomas F. Lamb, Jr., Senior Vice President, PNC Financial Services Group

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Community Investment
John J. Brennan, Chairman Emeritus & Senior Advisor, The Vanguard Group, Inc.

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minzenberg2014 “Champion for Children” Award Presentation
Barbara Minzenberg., Ph.D., Deputy Secretary, Office of Childhood Development, PA Departments of Education and Public Welfare

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caseyMessage from Congress
Honarable Robert P. Casey Jr., U.S. Senator for Pennsylvania

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petersonPay for Success – Ready Nation/America’s Edge Update
Philip A. Peterson, Partner, Aon Hewitt

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driscollPlenary Panel- Energizing America’s Future through Change
Justin Driscoll, Director, STEM Success

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Barriers to Higher Education STEM Success
Eric D. Darr, Ph.D., President, Harrisburg Univerity

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U.S. Workforce Needs Unmet
Tracy Carter Dougherty., Director, Community Relations, Information Systems & Global Solutions, Lockheed Martin Corporation

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STEM in Preschool: Too Early or just Right?
Patty Born Selly, Executive Director, National Center for STEM Elementary Education, St. Catherine University

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Industry Response…Business Leadership Matters
Donald M. Bernhard, Director, Community Affairs, PPL

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Next Steps
danchakPeter J. Danchak, President – Northeast PA, PNC Bank

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