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How could it affect your business and how should you respond?

07 November, 2018 | (01 hr)

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As the US midterm elections quickly approach, the media has been dominated by analysis of how the potential victories of either political side will shape the economy and state of business.

Join us for a special Window On the US Midterm Elections webcast as we bring you a panel of economic, business, and policy experts who will discuss the outcome of these elections. Learn their predictions about the impact on business and the economy in both the short and long term and how leaders should respond.

Join this program to explore:

  • How the elections could affect key sectors of the economy including health care, consumer spending, and transportation
  • How the US-China trade spat might unfold amid divided government
  • How a change of control in Congress could affect federal tax and regulatory policy

Who Should Attend: Executives and practitioners interested in current events/policies and how they affect business


Bernard C. Bailey

Bernard C. Bailey
Committee for Economic Development

Bernard C. Bailey is the President of the Committee for Economic Development (CED). He brings over three decades of management experience to the organization. Most recently, he was the Chairman and CEO of Authentix Corporation, a private equity owned global authentication and ...Full Bio

Michael Petro

Michael Petro
Executive Vice President
Committee for Economic Development

In 2012, the Committee for Economic Development’s (CED) Executive Committee named Michael J. Petro Executive Vice President of this nonpartisan, business-led public policy organization, where he previously served as Vice President of Business and Government Policy. In his current capacity M...Full Bio

Brian Schaitkin

Brian Schaitkin
Senior Economist
The Conference Board

Brian Schaitkin is a Senior Economist in U.S. Economic Outlook & Labor Markets at The Conference Board. He is part of a team working to expand The Conference Board’s previous work on labor shortages. In addition, he will be leading efforts to expand coverage of regional economies in the...Full Bio

Bart van Ark

Bart van Ark (Moderator)
Executive Vice President & Global Chief Economist
The Conference Board

Bart van Ark is executive vice president and global chief economist of The Conference Board, a global business research think tank headquartered in New York...Full Bio


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