Outlook for the Economy Post-Election Provides Focus of Inaugural Dealbook Conference

NEW YORK, December 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Lloyd Blankfein, Jamie Dimon, Indra Nooyi and Eric Schmidt among speakers at conference created by The New York Times in collaboration with Richard Attias and Associates

The inaugural DealBook conference, "Opportunities for Tomorrow," will explore the opportunities and challenges in the post-election economy, including the regulatory landscape for finance, the relationship between economic growth and jobs, and what Congress and the President should do for the economy over the next four years. The conference was created by The New York Times in collaboration with Richard Attias and Associates.

The conference will take place Wednesday, Dec. 12, beginning at 8:30 a.m. E.S.T. at TheTimesCenter.

The Times will bring together around 400 leaders in the global economy to discuss and debate the opportunities for tomorrow that have been redefined by the election.

One-on-one conversations and panel discussions will include some of the world's most influential chief executive officers, analysts and dealmakers.

Among the featured participants are: Lloyd Blankfein, chairman, CEO and president of Goldman Sachs; Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Company; Indra Nooyi, chairman and CEO of PepsiCo; Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter; David Rubenstein, co-CEO and co-founder of The Carlyle Group; Eric Schmidt, chairman of Google; Marc Andreessen, co-founder and partner, Andreessen Horowitz; and Stephen A. Schwarzman, co-founder, chairman and CEO of The Blackstone Group.

In leading and moderating sessions, DealBook founder and columnist and CNBC anchor Andrew Ross Sorkin will be joined by journalists from The New York Times, including: Charles Duhigg, reporter and author of "The Power of Habit;" Quentin Hardy, deputy technology editor; Paul Krugman, Op-Ed columnist; David Leonhardt, Washington bureau chief; Joe Nocera, Op-Ed columnist; and James Stewart, Business Day columnist.

The by-invitation-only event will be available to the public via live stream, which is free to view, at dealbook.nytimes.com. Follow @DealBook for live updates from the conference and use #DBconf to join the conversation.

"DealBook is a must-read for dealmakers, investors and readers around the globe, and our first DealBook conference will bring unique, topical conversations with financial and corporate leaders to a live audience of 400 here and, via live streaming, to many, many more worldwide," said Gerald Marzorati, The New York Times's editor who oversees New York Times conferences. "With the campaign behind us, now is a critical time to come together and examine in-depth the ideas and issues that will define our economy moving forward."

Richard Attias, executive chairman of Richard Attias and Associates, said, "Both the U.S. and the global economy are at a critical inflection point. The speakers at the DealBook conference provide an opportunity to gain true insight into what will really make a difference for the economy in the coming years."

Joining The New York Times are BlackBerry as founding sponsor, NYSE Euronext as silver sponsor, PwC as supporting sponsor and CNBC as media sponsor of "Opportunities for Tomorrow." Sorkin will co-anchor CNBC's signature morning show "Squawk Box" (M-F, 6AM-9AM ET), live from TheTimesCenter the morning of the conference.

For more information about the conference, including the agenda and full speaker lineup, visit http://www.NYTDealBookConference.com.

About Richard Attias & Associates 

Richard Attias & Associates is a strategic communications firm that provides private consultancy, idea initiatives and live experiences. Our mission is to help leaders, corporations and nations build their global influence, catalyze innovation and lead the global exchange of ideas.

Using our strategic and operational expertise, we craft unforgettable experiences: interactive platforms, living laboratories of human capital, and historic cultural exchanges that help foster positive change for the global community. http://www.richardattiasassociates.com


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