2008 National Summit on American Competitiveness
Hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce, the 2008 National Summit on American Competitiveness held in Washington, DC on September 18, 2007 gathered the nation's premier leaders in business, government, and academia to address steps that the public and private sectors should take to help secure America's competitive position in the global economy. Core components and lessons included education and workforce issues, energy independence, and partnerships in innovation. Participants included former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, governors, professors, as well as chief executives of Boeing, Intel, Office Depot, and YouTube.
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