NY Book Event & Discussion Forum: Capitalists Arise! End Economic Inequality, Grow the Middle Class, Heal the Nation

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Join the National Academy of Social Insurance in New York City as we host Peter Georgescu, former CEO of Young & Rubicam, to discuss his new book, Capitalists Arise!. Following Mr. Georgescu's presentation, findings from the Academy's Report to the New Leadership and the American People on Social Insurance and Inequality will be discussed.

This book event and discussion forum is part of the Academy’s national event series to improve our understanding of the nation’s social insurance programs and how they are addressing – and could better address – the challenges posed by growing inequality.

Capitalists Arise! (published on May 1, 2017) is based on Mr. Georgescu’s 2015 op-ed in the New York Times about why we need to deal with income inequality. Mr. Georgescu was also the opening keynote speaker at the Academy’s 2017 conference, which centered on the Report mentioned above.

Speakers include:

  • William Arnone, CEO, National Academy of Social Insurance
  • Peter Georgescu, former CEO, Young & Rubicam, Author
  • Benjamin Veghte, Vice President for Policy, National Academy of Social Insurance
  • Additional speaker(s)/discussant(s) TBA.

About the National Academy of Social Insurance

Since its inception 30 years ago, the Academy has hosted convenings that have offered visionary insights and rigorous inquiry into the functioning of our nation’s social insurance programs and how they can continue to meet the changing needs of American families, employees, and employers. Participants leave Academy events with valuable takeaways, including the latest research findings in the various fields of social insurance, who’s who in the field, and which organizations are most engaged in these issues.

May 16th, 2017 1:00 PM   through   3:45 PM
Hemmerdinger Hall (102 Silver Center)
New York University
100 Washington Sq. East
New York, NY 10012
United States
Topics Social Security, Medicare and Health Policy, Long-Term Care, Disability, Unemployment Insurance, Workforce Issues and Employee Benefits, International Activities, Poverty and Income Assistance
Contact Name Kristine Quinio
Contact Email kquinio@nasi.org