June 26, 2017

Recent Events

Avoiding a Debt Crisis: What Must Be Done Now to Fix the Debt (Video of Nashville Forum)
January 29, 2013 7:30am - 9:00am


Former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen, Fix the Debt State Co-Chair Tim Pagliara and Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert L. Bixby discussed solutions to the rapidly growing federal debt at a breakfast program Jan. 29 at Lipscomb University’s Ezell Center.

The program, “...

Chart Talk for Federal Employees
January 25, 2013 1:45pm - 3:00pm

Policy Director Josh Gordon presents to federal employees.

Chart Talk for Georgetown University Government Affairs Institute
January 15, 2013 11:15am - 12:15pm

Policy Director Josh Gordon presents to the Treasury Executive Institute.

Minnesota Financial Planners Association hosts The Concord Coalition at its 2013 Annual Meeting
January 15, 2013 9:00am - 10:00am

Long-Term Fiscal Challenges Remain: Opportunities in 2013


In this presentation Dr. Imhof will explain the measurement and economics of the federal budget deficit: historical...

Minnesota University Rotary Club
January 9, 2013 12:00pm - 1:15pm

The University Rotary Club hosts Midwest Regional Director to discuss short- and long-term fiscal challenges, where we stand after the Fiscal Cliff and sequestration, and how Americans can engage for a better fiscal future.

U of Minnesota: Applied Economics Field Day hosts The Concord Coalition
January 9, 2013 8:00am - 11:30am

Midwest Regional Director to conduct chart talk and interactive deficit reduction exercise with 400+ AP econ students from the Minneapolis metro area.

Students will work together in small groups to determine what they believe to be the best deficit reduction plan.

Concord's Phil Smith speaks to Charlotte Financial Advisors Meeting
January 8, 2013 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Concord's national political director Phil Smith addresses a meeting of Charlotte citizens by special invitiation.  This event is produced by Financial Advisor Jim Hessner. 

Kelly Insurance Center
December 11, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm

In this presentation Dr. Imhof will explain the measurement and economics of the federal budget deficit: historical context, current levels and future projections (and components of those projections – including what makes the projections economically unsustainable).  Specifically,...

University of Wisconsin -- Principles & Priorities interactive budget exercise for ALL students, faculty and staff
December 4, 2012 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Please join The Concord Coalition and several student-led organizations on the Wisconsin campus for a campus-wide program where attendees get to create a package of deficit reduction policy options to improve our nation's long-term fiscal outlook.


Health Policy and the National Debt
November 15, 2012 9:00am - 12:00pm

College of Public Health graduate students in this health policy course will weigh the various mandatory spending and revenue policy choices associated with health care and the federal budget and determine which should be changed to help address our future deficits and health care spending.

Penn State Sapphire Leadership Program hosts Concord Budget Exercise
November 14, 2012 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Concord's national polical director Phil Smith administers Concord's budget exercise at an event sponsored by the Sapphire Leadership Program at Penn State University.

Georgia State University Accounting Fraternity Hosts Concord's Budget Exercise
November 12, 2012 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Concord's southern regional director Phil Smith administers Concord's budget exercise to a large group of Georgia State University accounting students.  The sponsoring organization is BAP (Beta Alpha Psi).  For more information please email ...

Concord's Phil Smith moderates non-partisan Election Year Discussion
October 30, 2012 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Concord's national political director Phil Smith moderates a non-partisan election discussion with Kennesaw State University political scientist Kerwin Swint and the well-renowned public policy expert and pollster Beth Schapiro.  For more information about this luncheon event, please email...

Government Class to Reduce the Deficit: Principles & Priorities exercise
October 30, 2012 9:30am - 1:30pm

Two classes of government students will attempt to reduce the nation's deficits over the next 10 years by participating in an interactive budget exercise called Principles & Priorities.

Phil Smith addresses Statesboro, Ga. Rotary Club
October 29, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Concord's southern regional director, Phil Smith, addresses the Rotary Club of Statesboro, GA.