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Employee Benefits Security Administration

Media Release

Release Date: 02/21/2002
Release Number: 02-100
Contact Name: Kate Whitman

Phone Number: 202.693.4650

Secretary Of Labor Elaine L. Chao Hosts 2002 Saver Summit - Major Speeches Will Be Available Via Webcast

Washington, DC - On February 7, U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao announced the agenda of the 2002 National Summit on Retirement Savings that will run from February 27 to March 1, 2002 at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C.  The Summit will focus on “Saving for a Lifetime: Advancing Generational Prosperity.”

On February 27, the Summit will begin with a reception at the U. S. Botanical Garden and will feature remarks by congressional members.  Chao, Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan and others will make remarks on February 28.  A March 1 breakfast will feature remarks by congressional members.

Media may register to attend the summit by contacting Kate Whitman or Ashley Barnes at 202.693.4650 or faxing the attached registration form to 202.693.4673.  Registration should be received by February 25 as space is limited and will be assigned in the order received.

Portions of the event will be Webcast live and in replay and can be accessed from the department's Webcast Directory page.  The schedule of speeches to be Webcast will be available on the summit Web site Monday, February 25, 2002.

Additional information on the 2002 Summit can be found at The 2002 National Summit on Retirement Savings Web site.

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