WASHINGTON, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --
MONDAY, JULY 22, 2013
NATIONAL PRESS CLUB,
FIRST AMENDMENT LOUNGE
529 14TH STREET, WASHINGTON D.C.
8:00 am Breakfast
8:30 am Program with panelists Charles Blum and Benjamin H. Harris
Panelist: Charles Blum, IAS Group- Prior to founding the International Advisory Services Group, Ltd., in 1988, he served 17 years in the US government in foreign policy and trade policy positions. While at the State Department, he helped develop the steel trigger price mechanism, an anti-dumping monitoring system in place from 1978 until 1981, and the OECD Steel Committee. He served as Assistant US Trade Representative for Industry (1983-85), he designed and negotiated the voluntary restraint program (VRA) and other import programs, and concluded more than 20 international agreements. As AUSTR for the Multilateral Trade Negotiations (1985-88), Mr. Blum helped launch the Uruguay Round of GATT negotiations.
Panelist: Benjamin H. Harris is a Senior Research Associate with the Urban Institute and the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center. Prior to joining the Urban Institute, Harris worked at the White House as a Senior Economist with the Council of Economic Advisers, where he specialized in fiscal policy and retirement security. He has also served as a Senior Economist with the Budget Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. His primary areas of expertise are tax, budget, and retirement security.
Host: Michael Stumo: Chief Executive Officer of the Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA).
All in attendance will receive a free copy of J.R. Martin's award winning book, Selling U.S. Out.
Admission is free, please RSVP at http://alturl.com/zh42z