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Wednesday, December 14, 2011
from 8:00 - 11:45 am EST

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SUNY Global Center 
116 East 55th Street
New York, NY 10022

Driving Directions 


Jason Mellen, Project Manager
SUNY Levin Institute 


8:00 to 8:30 am        Breakfast and Registration

8:30 to 9:15 am         Remarks and Briefing

9:15 to 10:15 am       Panel 1

10:15 to 10:30 am     Break

10:30 to 11:45 am     Panel 2

11:45 am                     Closing Remarks

New York’s Competitive Edge in the Global Economy

No state in the nation has benefitted more and suffered more from globalization than has New York. New York in the World is the first fact based comprehensive study of the impact of the global economy on New York and the growing disparities between regions, communities, and individuals. Join leading New York figures to learn more about how innovation, entrepreneurship and better economic ties across the state can work together to narrow the divides and build New York’s competitive edge in the global economy.

Remarks From

Nancy L. Zimpher, Chancellor, State University of New York
Pat Foye, Executive Director, Port Authority of New York
Garrick Utley
, President, SUNY Levin Institute
Jonathan Bowles
, Executive Director, Center for an Urban Future

Panel Discussions

Two Worlds in One State:
     Connecting Upstate and Downstate

Kenneth Adams, President, Empire State Development Corporation
Seth Pinsky
, President, NYC Economic Development Corporation
Kathryn Wylde
, President and CEO, Partnership for NYC
Moderator: Garrick Utley, President, SUNY Levin Institute

Growth Strategies for New York:
     Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Maria Gotsch, President and CEO, New York City Investment Fund
James P. Rubin
, Counselor on Competitiveness and International Affairs to Governor Cuomo,
Empire State Development Corporation
Mitch Leventhal
, Vice Chancellor for Global Affairs, State University of New York
Irving Wladawsky-Berger
, Chairman Emeritus, IBM Academy of Technology and
Senior Fellow, SUNY Levin Institute
Moderator: Thomas Moebus, Vice President, SUNY Levin Institute

Media Partner: Crain’s New York Business