Monday, September 22, 2008

Blog Release: CEO Forum on Innovation

From Carnegie Mellon University Drama:

Carnegie Mellon University and the Pittsburgh Technology Council

With the assistance of the United States Department of Commerce

Invite you to an event with Secretary of Commerce Carlos M. Gutierrez

CEO Forum on Innovation: Drivers and Impediments to the Development of Energy Technology

Monday, September 22, 2008

10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Please join us as a distinguished panel discusses innovation in today's enterprises and economies, sharing their lessons and insights on driving innovation and presenting their thoughts on how government policies can help or hinder innovation.

Welcome and Introductions

Audrey Russo, President and Chief Executive Officer, Pittsburgh Technology Council

Dr. Jared L. Cohon, President, Carnegie Mellon University


Carlos M. Gutierrez, United States Secretary of Commerce

Ashish Arora, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, H.J. Heinz School of Public Policy and Management


Dr. Aris Candris, President and CEO, Westinghouse Electric Company 

Murry S. Gerber, Chairman and CEO, Equitable Resources, Inc.

Andrew W. Hannah, President and CEO, Plextronics, Inc.

Free and open to the public

RSVP Required

Please respond by September 18th to:

Rauh Studio Theatre

Purnell Center

Carnegie Mellon University

5000 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Parking is available in the East Campus Garage. For directions and maps, please visit

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