Thursday, July 10, 2014 | Fairmont Pittsburgh Hotel Ballroom

6:00 pm | Free | Pre-register to attend
Pittsburgh is experiencing another renaissance right now, with remarkable opportunities in the education, banking, health and energy sectors. Join the leaders of this modern renaissance for an in-depth look at the Pittsburgh they encountered when they came here, the Pittsburgh they helped build -- and the Pittsburgh they see on the horizon.

Register here or call 412-263-3850. Include names of attendees

Moderator: David Shribman
Executive Editor, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Executive editor since 2003. Former assistant managing editor, columnist and Washington bureau chief at the Boston Globe. Awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1995.


Esther Barazzone, Ph.D.
President of Chatham University who led Chatham through major institutional renewal and expansion leading to national recognition and elevation to university status in 2007
Jared Cohon, Ph.D.
Served as president of Carnegie Mellon University from 1997 to 2013 and is now President Emeritus and University Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Mark Nordenberg
Chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh whose tenure has been marked by impressive academic and research growth at the University, as well as improved and expanded facilities
Jim Rohr
Retired executive chairman and former chief executive officer of The PNC Financial Services Group, one of the largest diversified financial services companies in the United States

Parking is $7 after 4 p.m. in the Fairmont hotel parking garage. Nearby garage rates vary. On-street meters are free starting at 6 p.m.

Ballroom, Fairmont Pittsburgh Hotel, 510 Market Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 (downtown Pittsburgh, on corner of Fifth Avenue and Market Street near Market Square)

Question cards will be distributed and collected from the audience. Moderator David Shribman will review questions and select those to be asked of panelists.

Attendance is free but registration is requested. Visit the registration page at or call 412-263-3850. Include names of attendees.

PNC and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette will host a series of five town meetings in 2014. Insightful panels of national and local experts will be assembled for each of the free public forums to provide Pittsburghers with perspective on issues dominating the news.

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