IHS, Inc. (NYSE:IHS), the leading global source of information and analytics, on November 13-14 in Washington, D.C., will inaugurate the IHS Forum featuring IHS experts and industry and policy leaders on the economy, energy and natural resources, chemicals, aerospace and defense, automotive and construction.
“Over the years, IHS has brought together an unmatched concentration of insight and expertise from a community of economists, analysts and researchers, and the IHS Forum is our opportunity to present that broad array to our clients in one setting,” said IHS President and Chief Operating Officer Scott Key who will provide opening remarks and launch the inaugural event. “We live in an increasingly interconnected world of business and politics that demands a broad understanding of adjacent sectors and the disparate forces at work in the global economy.”
Keynote speakers include former White House Chief of Staff Erskine B. Bowles, co-chair of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform (“Simpson-Bowles”); Martin S. Indyk, vice president and director of the Foreign Policy Program at the Brookings Institution; Jack N. Gerard, president and CEO of the American Petroleum Institute, and Karen Alderman Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21 st Century Energy; IHS Vice Chairman and Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Quest: Energy, Security and the Remaking of the Modern World Daniel Yergin; IHS Chief Economist Nariman Behravesh; and Angela Stent, director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies at Georgetown University.
Featured speakers also include former U.S. Ambassadors to Canada Gordon Giffin (1997-2001) and David Wilkins (2005-2009); Bobby Tudor, CEO, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Company; Rod MacGregor, CEO, Glasspoint Solar; Julie Dill, CEO, Spectra Energy Partners; Peter Churcher, CEO, Eagle Energy Trust; Renato Bertani, CEO, Barra Energia; Clive Crook, senior editor of the Atlantic Monthly and Bloomberg View editorial board member; and Cheng Li, senior fellow at the John L. Thornton China Center in the Foreign Policy Program at Brookings.