Where America Stands: The 2017 Clarion Call for Competitiveness

Knight Conference Center Room 704

For over thirty years, the Council has addressed national competitiveness comprehensively, examining a range of critical economic issues including research and development, advanced manufacturing, access to capital, high-skilled workforce training, trade and the key role of government in creating a pro-growth environment in which companies compete and Americans prosper. The Council’s board of directors will release the 2017 Clarion Call for Competitiveness, assessing the health of the U.S. economy and updating policy recommendations for the administration and Congress.

  • Mr. Samuel R. Allen, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Deere & Company; and Chairman, Council on Competitiveness

  • Dr. Michael M. Crow, President, Arizona State University; and University Vice-chair, Council on Competitiveness

  • Dr. Mehmood Khan, Vice Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer of Global Research and Development, PepsiCo, Inc.; and Industry Vice-chair, Council on Competitiveness

  • The Honorable Deborah L. Wince-Smith, President & CEO, Council on Competitiveness