CDA To Host December Market Trends Forum

October 4, 2002


NEW YORK - A December 3, 2002, discussion of Market Trends in a Challenging Economic Environment, sponsored by the Copper Development Association, will be held at the New York Helmsley Hotel. Kevin J. Bannon, executive vice president and chief investment officer at the Bank of New York will provide an assessment of current economic conditions and a 2003 outlook, based upon the global environment and the effects of related trade issues on the domestic economy.

The forum's agenda includes: a look at The Global Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Market by Anette Meyer Holley, principal international consultant for BSRIA (Building Services Research & Information Assn.) in Bracknell, England; Technologies Driving the Automotive Electronics Market by Morris Kindig, president of Tier One, Mountain View, California; The North American Power Generation, Transmission & Distribution Market by Kathleen A. Kelly, vice president for Markets & Regulation Practice Leader at Stone & Webster Consultants, Boston, Massachusetts; Trends in the Global Kitchen & Bath Fixtures Market by Linda S. Mayer, senior vice president for Marketing & Product Development at Moen Inc., North Olmsted, Ohio; and, MIT's Home of the Future by Kent Larson, director of MIT's Digital Design Laboratory, School of Architecture and Planning, Boston, Massachusetts.

The program will be followed by a reception and an opportunity to talk with the speakers.