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The 2008 Mortimer Caplin Conference on the World Economy: Acknowledgements

Special Thanks

The University of Virginia and its Miller Center of Public Affairs deeply appreciate the sustaining vision of Mortimer Caplin in endowing an annual Conference on the World Economy, of which this Global Summit is the inaugural installment.

In addition, we salute with gratitude the following organizations and individuals for their enthusiastic contributions to the success of this event:

Media Partners:


The Wall Street Journal

Sponsor and Partner:

McKinsey & Co.


The Brinks Company
William H. Goodwin, Jr.


Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
Dominion Resources
Textron Inc.
Universal Corporation


Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation
E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
Hunton & Williams LLP
Markel Corporation
McGuireWoods LLP
U.S. Steel
G. Gilmer Minor III

Host Committee:

Mr. Mark T. Giles, Chair
Mr. Daniel M. Brody
Mr. Robert S. Capon
Mr. Thomas A. Carver
Mr. James P. Craig III
Mr. Terrence D. Daniels
Mr. John S. Darrell
Mr. Carl F. Frischkorn
Mr. Jonathan L. Gilliland
Dr. Jur. Heinz L. Gundlach
Mr. David G. Kalergis
Mr. R. Ted Weschler

Governor Baliles and Secretary Snow would also like to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of the following people who have helped organized this Summit:

Christopher Smith—Conference Executive
Jeff Chidester—Conference Staff Director
Marcus Ingram—Assistant Conference Staff Director
Joseph Taylor—Executive Director, Miller Center Foundation
Lisa Todorovich—Assistant Director for Communications, Miller Center
W. Taylor Reveley, IV—Associate Director, Miller Center
Debbie Grubbs—Executive Assistant to Secretary John Snow
Rose Marie Owen—Executive Assistant to Governor Baliles
Michael Greco—Assistant Director for Information and Support Service, Miller Center
Tina Krall—Director of Annual Giving, Miller Center Foundation
Catherine Beebe—Foundation Associate for Administration and Stewardship, Miller Center Foundation
Dan McDowell—Research Assistant, Miller Center

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