Outlook for the Economy Post-Election Provides Focus of Inaugural Dealbook Conference

  Outlook for the Economy Post-Election Provides Focus of Inaugural Dealbook
                                  Conference

  PR Newswire

  NEW YORK, December 12, 2012

NEW YORK, December 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Lloyd Blankfein, Jamie Dimon, Indra Nooyi and Eric Schmidt among speakers at
conference created by The New York Times in collaboration with Richard Attias
and Associates

The inaugural DealBook conference, "Opportunities for Tomorrow," will explore
the opportunities and challenges in the post-election economy, including the
regulatory landscape for finance, the relationship between economic growth and
jobs, and what Congress and the President should do for the economy over the
next four years. The conference was created by The New York Times in
collaboration with Richard Attias and Associates.

The conference will take place Wednesday, Dec. 12, beginning at 8:30 a.m.
E.S.T. at TheTimesCenter.

The Times will bring together around 400 leaders in the global economy to
discuss and debate the opportunities for tomorrow that have been redefined by
the election.

One-on-one conversations and panel discussions will include some of the
world's most influential chief executive officers, analysts and dealmakers.

Among the featured participants are: Lloyd Blankfein, chairman, CEO and
president of Goldman Sachs; Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase &
Company; Indra Nooyi, chairman and CEO of PepsiCo; Dick Costolo, CEO of
Twitter; David Rubenstein, co-CEO and co-founder of The Carlyle Group; Eric
Schmidt, chairman of Google; Marc Andreessen, co-founder and partner,
Andreessen Horowitz; and Stephen A. Schwarzman, co-founder, chairman and CEO
of The Blackstone Group.

In leading and moderating sessions, DealBook founder and columnist and CNBC
anchor Andrew Ross Sorkin will be joined by journalists from The New York
Times, including: Charles Duhigg, reporter and author of "The Power of Habit;"
Quentin Hardy, deputy technology editor; Paul Krugman, Op-Ed columnist; David
Leonhardt, Washington bureau chief; Joe Nocera, Op-Ed columnist; and James
Stewart, Business Day columnist.

The by-invitation-only event will be available to the public via live stream,
which is free to view, at dealbook.nytimes.com . Follow @DealBook for live
updates from the conference and use #DBconf to join the conversation.

"DealBook is a must-read for dealmakers, investors and readers around the
globe, and our first DealBook conference will bring unique, topical
conversations with financial and corporate leaders to a live audience of 400
here and, via live streaming, to many, many more worldwide," said Gerald
Marzorati, The New York Times's editor who oversees New York Times
conferences. "With the campaign behind us, now is a critical time to come
together and examine in-depth the ideas and issues that will define our
economy moving forward."

Richard Attias, executive chairman of Richard Attias and Associates, said,
"Both the U.S. and the global economy are at a critical inflection point. The
speakers at the DealBook conference provide an opportunity to gain true
insight into what will really make a difference for the economy in the coming
years."

Joining The New York Times are BlackBerry as founding sponsor, NYSE Euronext
as silver sponsor, PwC as supporting sponsor and CNBC as media sponsor of
"Opportunities for Tomorrow." Sorkin will co-anchor CNBC's signature morning
show "Squawk Box" (M-F, 6AM-9AM ET), live from TheTimesCenter the morning of
the conference.

For more information about the conference, including the agenda and full
speaker lineup, visit http://www.NYTDealBookConference.com .

About Richard Attias & Associates 

Richard Attias & Associates is a strategic communications firm that provides
private consultancy, idea initiatives and live experiences. Our mission is to
help leaders, corporations and nations build their global influence, catalyze
innovation and lead the global exchange of ideas.

Using our strategic and operational expertise, we craft unforgettable
experiences: interactive platforms, living laboratories of human capital, and
historic cultural exchanges that help foster positive change for the global
community. http://www.richardattiasassociates.com

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