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Council Insights: Responding to the AI-Led Surge in Power Demand
U.S. power demand is surging for the first time in more than 20 years. Many observers point the finger at the artificial intelligence (AI) boom, which has spawned hundreds of data centers across the country. According to an analysis by the Boston Consulting Group, electricity demand at US data centers could triple by 2030. In […]
Council on Competitiveness – GFCC COP28 Innovation Arena
On Wednesday, December 6, the Council on Competitiveness and the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils will host a series of conversations with global leaders from business, academia, national laboratories and research organizations, and the public sector to advance sustainability challenges under discussion at COP28.
Council on Competitiveness CEO Deborah Wince-Smith Testifies to Congress on U.S. Science & Technology Strategy
On February 28, Council on Competitiveness CEO Deborah Wince-Smith testified to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, which is led by Chairman Frank Lucas and Ranking Member Zoe Lofgren. The hearing was titled “The United States, China, and the Fight for Global Leadership: Building a U.S. National Science and Technology Strategy." Deborah framed her […]
Deborah Wince-Smith, Forbes Contributer: The Power of Global Partnerships
In light of increasing turmoil, turbulence, and transformation around the world, Deborah Wince-Smith makes the case in her latest article for Forbes.com for stronger and more plentiful partnerships between the public and private sectors to bolster resilience, security, and growth. She argues innovative partnerships can solve key global challenges, including: energy supply and security, and […]
Deborah Wince-Smith, Forbes Contributor: the Role of Labor in U.S. Competitiveness
Deborah Wince-Smith is an ongoing Forbes contributor. Her September article, "I Salute American Labor," underscores the critical role labor plays in U.S. competitiveness and reflects on the extraordinary contribution American labor has made to turn our country into the world’s economic and technological superpower and global defender of freedom Read the full article here.
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