Driving a Digital Recovery: IT Investments in the G-20 Stimulus Plans

Monday, September 21, 2009 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
1101 K Street
suite 610
Washington, DC

At the approaching G-20 meeting in Pittsburgh discussions of economic recovery are likely to take center stage. While most G-20 countries have passed economic stimulus packages to confront the global economic downturn, more can be done to in areas where governments are likely to get the most bang for their buck, such as in information technology (IT). IT-based stimulus investments not only provide the shot in the arm the economy needs in the short-term but also will help lay the foundation for higher productivity and economic growth once the global economy improves.

In this new report, ITIF describes current G-20 stimulus investments in IT and lays out how IT can lead to short-term job creation as well as long-term benefits. Join ITIF and a panel of international experts to discuss the role of IT in supporting global economic recovery.