Blue-Chip Panel To Discuss Solutions to Infrastructure Challenges
WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sean Connaughton, Secretary of Transportation for the Commonwealth of Virginia, will join a panel of experts for The Weekly Standard magazine's "Future of Transportation Infrastructure" policy breakfast, Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at The Willard Hotel in Washington, DC.
Appearing on the panel with Secretary Connaughton to discuss the future of transportation infrastructure are Barry P. Gold, Managing Director, The Carlyle Group, Marion Blakey, President & CEO, Aerospace Industries Association, R. Bruce Josten executive vice-president, US Chamber of Commerce, and Robert Poole, Reason Foundation. The panel discussion and a subsequent audience Q&A will be moderated by Weekly Standard executive editor, Fred Barnes. The breakfast will begin with opening remarks at 8:00 am and conclude at 9:45 am. The panel discussion coincides with a special issue of The Weekly Standard, featuring expanded editorial content on the subject of transportation infrastructure. The issue will be available on newsstands and on the magazine's website, www.weeklystandard.com, on February 28, 2011. The breakfast is underwritten by the Associated General Contractors of America.
A live audience for the policy breakfast will include leaders in Congress & the administration, private sector and news media. This event will be available for viewing live on the internet at the URL: http://www.visualwebcaster.com/event.asp?id=77107. Registration is required to view the event online.
SOURCE The Weekly Standard