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U.S. Deputy Education Secretary Tony Miller to Discuss Education and the Economy at the Economist's "Ideas Economy: Human Potential 2012" Event in New York City

Conference to Explore How Disruptive Innovation and Economic Transformations are Reshaping the World of Work

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Event Date 1: September 27, 2012 11:20 am - 12:20 pm

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller will discuss education and the economy at The Economist's third annual "Ideas Economy: Human Potential 2012" conference on Thursday, Sept. 27 at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City. The event will focus on how disruptive innovation and socioeconomic change are reshaping the world of work.

Through a variety of formats, a number of issues will be explored at the event, including: change as the price of improved productivity; innovation; how to cope with the social and psychological impacts of innovation; and how to strike a sustainable balance between work and life.

The Qatar Foundation is the sponsor of The World In 2013 event and the Ideas Economy event series. Other sponsors include: Right Management, Buck Consultants, Global English and Mercer. Human Capital Institute is the supporting association.

For more information on the program and the full list of speakers, please visit see here.

For media registration, please contact Amy Jaick at amyjaick@economist.com, or 212-641-9834.


Event 1
Who : U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller
What : Speaker at The Economist's third annual "Ideas Economy: Human Potential 2012" conference
When : 11:20 a.m. ET, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012
Where : The National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green
New York, New York
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