Tax Reform: In search of a 21st Century U.S.tax system

11th Annual Tax Policy & Practice Symposium
February 24 - 25, 2010
The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC
Program Managers: Deloitte Tax LLP

Agenda

Day 1
7:15AM - 8:00AM

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00AM - 8:20AM

Welcome & Introductions

8:20AM - 9:00AM

Keynote Address

Details
9:00AM - 10:15AM

Session 1 - Keynote Panel

Tax Reform: In Search of a 21st Century U.S. Tax System
Details
10:15AM - 10:45AM

Break

10:45AM - 11:45AM

Session 2

Lessons in Reform: Discussion of Recent Tax Reform in Other Countries
Details
11:45AM - 1:00PM

Lunch & Keynote Address

Keynote Speaker: Stephen E. Shay Deputy Assistant Secretary(International Tax Affairs)Office of Tax Policy U.S. Department of Treasury TCPI Pillar of Excellence will be awarded.
Details
1:15PM - 2:15PM

Session 3

International Tax Reform: An Examination of Specific Proposals
Details
2:00PM - 3:15PM

Session 4

Issues in Domestic Tax Reform
Details
3:15PM - 3:45PM

Break

3:45PM - 4:45PM

Breakout Sessions 5 & 6

5 - VAT: Practical Considerations and Lessons Learned
6 - 2020: Where Will Worldwide Companies be Headquartered?
Details
5:00PM - 6:00PM

Breakout Sessions 7 & 8

7 - Tax Incentives for Innovation and U.S. Competitiveness
8 - How Does the U.S. Measure Up?
Details
6:00PM - 8:00PM

Networking Reception

Day 2
8:00AM - 9:00AM

Continental Breakfast

9:00AM - 9:45AM

Keynote Address

Speaker: The Honorable Charles B. Rangel, Chairman, House Committee on Ways & Means
10:00AM - 11:00AM

Breakout Sessions 9 & 10

9 - The Impact of Fundamental Tax Reform on Business Models
10 - Revenue, Transition Considerations and Other Facts of Life
Details
11:00AM - 11:30AM

Break

11:30AM - 12:45PM

Session 11 - Keynote Closing Panel

Tax Reform: In Search of a 21st Century U.S. Tax System and the Way Forward
Details
12:45PM - 1:30PM

Closing Lunch w/ Keynote Speaker

Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI)
1:30PM - 1:45PM

Closing Remarks