NEW YORK, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanford C. Bernstein, a subsidiary of AllianceBernstein, today announced that the agenda and list of speakers for its 27th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference (SDC) have been posted and are now available at (www.bernsteinresearch.com/sdc2011).
The SDC, which will be held June 1-3, 2011 in New York City and is open only to Bernstein institutional clients, will feature sessions with the CEOs of more than 100 of the world's largest companies, as well as presentations by industry thought leaders and Bernstein equity analysts. President George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States and founder of the George W. Bush Foundation, and Dan Ariely, best-selling author of "Predictably Irrational," will be the keynote speakers at the event.
"By assembling a cross-section of the leadership of some of the largest companies in the world, the SDC provides senior investment decision-makers with an unparalleled window into today's global economic dynamics and investment opportunities," said James Gingrich, Chairman and CEO of Sanford C. Bernstein.
Although the SDC is closed to the news media and the general public, several of the featured companies will be webcasting their presentations; please check with the respective companies for details on their plans.
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