The 23rd Annual Economic Conference with George Mason University and Cardinal Bank at the Tysons Corner Ritz Carlton was held today. Stephen Fuller, Phd has been the main speaker for 22 conferences and did an excellent job of bringing the attendees up to speed on the DC Economy. Dr. Fuller is the Dwight Schar Faculty Chair and University Professor, Director for Regional Analysis at George Mason University.
Dr. Fuller's presentation can be found here.
It is an excellent presentation on the Washington DC economy, what the components of the economy are and what direction we need to follow to stay in the game.
It is well worth the read.
The federal government will play a smaller role in the regional economy in the coming years. It is imperative that we have strong local leadership that understands the importance of innovation and the wise use of our precious resources so that the Washington DC area economy remains strong and viable and competitive.
The following words really stood out as a synopsis of the conference:
Becoming a Global Business Center does not happen without:
*a strong public and private sector leadership and
* increased investment in public infrastructure, workforce development and private sector productive capacity reflecting new technologies
This conference was one of the most inspirational conferences that I have attended.
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