Future Shock? Impact of U.S. Fiscal Policy on Corporate Taxation in an Increasingly Competitive Global Marketplace

9th Annual Tax Policy & Practice Symposium
February 20 - 21, 2008
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Washington, D.C.
Program Managers: KPMG LLP

Agenda

Day 1
10:00AM - 10:10AM

Welcome & Introduction

10:10AM - 10:40AM

Keynote Speaker: Lawrence H. Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor, Harvard University; 71st United States Secretary of the Treasury

10:40AM - 11:40AM

Session #1: The Fiscal Picture, Today and Beyond Implications for Tax Reform

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11:40AM - 12:00PM

Break

12:00PM - 1:00PM

Lunch

Keynote Speaker - John Samuels, Vice President and Senior Tax Counsel, General Electric Company

1:00PM - 2:15PM

Session #2: A Closer Look at Tax Reform Options Within Fiscal Policy Constraints

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2:15PM - 3:30PM

Session #3: Alternatives for Taxation of Domestic Business Income

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3:30PM - 4:00PM

Break

4:00PM - 5:15PM

Session #4: Alternatives for Taxation of Foreign Source Income

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5:15PM - 6:30PM

Session #5: Tax Regimes in Other High GDP Countries

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6:30PM - 8:30PM

Networking Reception

Day 2
10:30AM - 11:00AM

Break

11:00AM - 12:30PM

Session #7: Opportunities and Obstacles in Designing a U.S. Business Tax System for 2010 and Beyond

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78:0PM - 10:30AM

Session #6: The Role of the Corporate Tax Officer in the Policy Debate

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