NYSE Panel Discussion, Closing Bell Ringing, to be Held Sept. 28

September 21, 2010

Students Will Ring NYSE Closing Bell Remotely from Campus Before Event

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, the New York Stock Exchange, and the Financial Times are hosting a panel discussion on The Role of Capital Markets in Job Creation Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010. 

The discussion will be moderated by Gillian Tett, U.S. managing editor of the Financial Times, and participants will include: 

• Tom Adams, CEO, Rosetta Stone;
• Reena Aggarwal, Robert E. McDonough Professor of Business Administration and professor of finance, McDonough School of Business;
• Lawrence Leibowitz, COO, NYSE Euronext;
• Kevin Plank, president, CEO, and chairman, Under Armour; and
• Kevin Warsh, member, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

The panel will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the Rafik B. Hariri Building’s Lohrfink Auditorium on the Georgetown campus. Additionally, McDonough School of Business students and faculty will ring the closing NYSE bell remotely from the Hariri Building at 4 p.m. RSVP online.

Media who wish to attend the bell-ringing or panel discussion should RSVP by contacting Teresa Mannix, director of media relations, at (202) 687-4080 or tmm53@georgetown.edu.

This event marks the third in a series of partnership programs co-sponsored by Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business and the Financial Times that focus on the future of the global financial system and associated public policy issues.

About the McDonough School of Business
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is a premier business school located at the center of world politics and business in Washington, D.C. Some 1,400 undergraduates, 1,000 MBA students, and 500 participants in executive education programs study business with an intensive focus on leadership and a global perspective. Founded in 1957, the business school today resides in the new Rafik B. Hariri Building, a state-of-the-art facility that blends the tradition of Georgetown University with forward-thinking functionality. For more information about Georgetown's McDonough School of Business, visit http://msb.georgetown.edu.

About the Financial Times
The Financial Times, one of the world’s leading business news organisations, is recognised internationally for its authority, integrity, and accuracy. Providing essential news, comment, data, and analysis for the global business community, the newspaper, printed at 23 print sites across the globe, has a daily circulation of 376,564 (ABC figures August 2010), while FT.com has over 2.7 million registered users and 149,047 digital subscribers. The FT’s combined print and paid digital circulation is 563,026 (Deloitte assured, July 2010) and it has a combined print and online average daily readership of 1.9 million people worldwide (PwC assured, November 2009).