Paying for America: A Student Fiscal Summit Sponsored by The Concord Coalition and the University of Denver

Oct. 22, 2009, 9:00am-4:00pm
The Cable Center
2000 Buchtel Boulevard, Denver , Colorado, 80210, United States


Paying for AmericaA Fiscal Policy SummitOctober 22 at the University of Denver

Presented by The Institute for Public Policy Studies at the University of Denver

Sponsored byThe Concord Coalition, Washington, D.C.

October 22, 20099:00am - 4:30pmThe Cable Center at the University of Denver  Free Event for Students, Complimentary Lunch and ParkingClick here to RSVP for this event


Paying for America—A Fiscal Policy Summit, will present a unique opportunity for students and community leaders to spend a day on the University of Denver campus learning about America’s fiscal condition from leading national experts and considering ways to restore solvency and stability to our governmental system. Our national authorities will provide an intensive look at the financial dangers that confront our nation and what actions need to be taken to avoid disaster.



The Program

Session One—Moderated by Governor Richard D. Lamm 

Robert Bixby, The Concord Coalition

Joseph Minarik, Committee for Economic Development

Isabel Sawhill, The Brookings Institution

Brian Riedl, The Heritage Foundation


Session Two—Moderated by Diane Lim Rogers, The Concord Coalition

William Gale, The Brookings Institution

Donald Marron, Georgetown University


Session Three—Keynote address by the Hon. David M. Walker, Former Comptroller General of the United States, President and CEO of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation. 

Lunch will be provided

Budget exercise "Principles and Priorities" will be conducted where students will interact with all of the experts.


Session Four—Moderated by Jeffrey Levine, Former CNN Senior Correspondent

Patrick Creadon, Director of the documentary I.O.U.S.A. 

Heidi Gantwerk, Viewpoint Learning

David Burstein, 18 in 08

Martin Serna, Concerned Youth of America


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