Parsons’ Chairman and CEO to Speak During Conference Sponsored by International Economic Forum of the Americas
PASADENA, CA (June 6, 2016) – Parsons announced that its Chairman and CEO, Charles L. “Chuck” Harrington, will participate as a speaker in the Opening Plenary Session at the Conference of Montreal, an annual economic event organized by the International Economic Forum of the Americas. The 22nd edition of the conference, themed Shaping a New Era of Prosperity, will be held from June 13 to 16, 2016, at the Bonaventure Hotel in Montreal, QC.
The Opening Plenary Session will take place on June 14, 2016, from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. and will explore how investments in green and smart infrastructure represent a unique opportunity to not only boost long-term growth in today’s macroeconomic context, but also tackle climate change through innovation. Other speakers include Egypt’s Minister of International Cooperation, Philips Lighting’s CEO, Guggenheim Partners’ Chairman of Investments and Global Chief Investment Officer, and Ivory Coast’s Minister of Economic Infrastructure..
“I look forward to joining global CEOs and government leaders in discussing strategies to help build the infrastructure that will power our world’s economy,” said Harrington. “It is critical that we continue to find ways to address global infrastructure needs, including through innovative technology application, contracting methods, project delivery types, and financing methods.”
The Conference of Montreal is committed to heightening knowledge and awareness of the major issues concerning economic globalization, with a particular emphasis on the relations between the Americas and other continents. The conference also strives to foster exchanges of information, to promote free discussion on major current economic issues, and to facilitate meetings between world leaders, encouraging international discourse by bringing together more than 3,000 participants, including Heads of State and individuals from the private sector, international organizations, and civil society. For more information, visit http://forum-americas.org/montreal/2016.Parsons (NYSE: PSN) is a leading disruptive technology provider in the global defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets, with capabilities across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, and smart cities. Please visit Parsons.com, and follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook to learn how we’re making an impact.