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Washington DC - Nov 10, 2010

With about one in four Americans enrolled in educational institutions and 12.7 million employees, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, educational services is the second largest industry in the United States. Now more than ever, education is critical in order to compete in today’s global workforce. How are secondary and higher education institutions using current business models to create a footprint? How do politics affect education? How are institutions adapting to new technologies and student interests while staying true to an educational mission? Join a discussion with Chicago Booth alumni and education professionals in Washington DC as they share their expertise and perspectives on the current educational world and hear their takes on the future of the industry.


Opening Networking
6:30 - 7 p.m.

Panel and Q&A
7 - 8:30 p.m.

8:30 - 9 p.m.


Mazher Ahmad, '02
Chief People Officer, KIPP Foundation

Gina Burkhardt
Executive Vice-President , American Institutes for Research

Joseph D'Amico, '84
President and COO , University of Phoenix and the Apollo Group

Larry Hinz, '91
Head of the U.S. International Office , Laureate Higher Education Group


Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H Street NW
Washington DC 20001