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Booz Allen’s Mike McConnell, Susan Penfield to Speak at Washington Ideas Forum

Booz Allen Hamilton representatives will appear alongside other notable thought leaders at the second annual Washington Ideas Forum hosted by The Aspen Institute and The Atlantic at the Newseum Knight Conference Center in Washington, D.C, from Sept. 29 through Oct. 1, 2010.

Executive Vice President and former Director of National Intelligence Mike McConnell and Booz Allen Senior Vice President Susan Penfield will both present at the forum.

McConnell will participate in the working summit on “The Future of Warfare: Technology and Cybersecurity Threats on the Horizon, ” and Penfield will speak on “Bending the Healthcare Curve.”

According to the firm, “the forum brings together top decision makers and analysts in roundtable workshops, public interviews and provocative discussions to examine problems ranging from economic growth and financial reform to health, technology, education and cybersecurity.”

Booz Allen is an underwriter for the event.

“Booz Allen believes in the power of collaboration and dialogue to reveal new answers to pressing issues, ” said Booz Allen Chairman and CEO Ralph Shrader. “We are proud to sponsor the 2010 Washington Ideas Forum and its goal to build a better future.”

Other notable participants include White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, filmmaker Spike Lee, authors Elizabeth Edwards, Christopher Hitchens and Nassim Nicolas Taleb, Craigslist’s Craig Newmark and The Carlyle Group Founder David Rubenstein.

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