David M. Walker
Comeback America: Turning the Country Around and Restoring Fiscal Responsibility
October 5, 2010
David M. Walker, president and CEO of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation and former comptroller general of the United States, will speak at 7 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 6, as part of the Ethics Initiative from the Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at MIT.
In his capacity as CEO of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, he leads its efforts to promote federal financial responsibility and accountability today in order to create more opportunity tomorrow.
The Ethics Initiatve is a series of free-spirited conversations between students and leading experts and faculty, that center on ethical issues, the societal responsibilities of scientists and engineers, and the complex problems we face in technology, education, engineering and science in today's modern world.
Wednesday's event will take place in E51-325. Walker will be introduced by MIT Chancellor Phillip L. Clay. The event is co-sponsored by the MIT Leadership Center.