Global Conference 2006

Who Attends

Now in its ninth year, the Global Conference annually attracts more than 2,500 leaders in business, finance, government, public policy, academia, philanthropy, law, science, news media and more. These individuals represent some of the world's top firms, organizations, universities and governments. Attendees include:

  • Money managers
  • Financial executives
  • CEOs
  • Consultants
  • Business leaders
  • Philanthropists
  • International investors
  • Public policy makers
  • State and private pension fund managers
  • Family office representatives
  • Technology innovators
  • Academic experts
  • Journalists
  • Educators
  • Health-care executives and practitioners
  • Government officials

Below is a sampling of some of the firms and organizations represented at the Global Conference.

Corporations and Organizations

20th Century Fox
Academy of Business Leadership
Accenture Institute
Activision, Inc.
Advantage Capital Partners
AEW Capital Management, LP
Affinity Investment Advisors
Alameda Corridor Job Coalition
Allegiance Capital
Alliance Capital
Allstate Insurance Corp.
Ambient Advisors
America Online
American Century Investment Management
American Electronics Association
American Enterprise Institute
American Journal of Health Promotion
American Trucking Association
American Vantage Media
Amerindo Investment Advisors, Inc.
Amgen, Inc.
Andersen, Weinroth & Company
Apollo Advisors
Apple Computer, Inc.
Arcturus Capital
Ares Management
Asahi Shimbun
Asian Business Association
Asian Development Bank
Axes America, LLC and Axes (Japan) Securities Co., Ltd.
Axes Investment Management
Bain Capital
Banc One Investment Management
Banc of America Securities
Bank of America
Bank of Bermuda
Bank of England
Bank of the West
Barnes & Noble
Bastion Capital
Bay Area Economic Forum
Bear, Stearns & Company
Bechtel Enterprises
Beckman Research Institute
Big Sky Capital
Bioaccelerate, Ltd.
BMO Nesbitt Burns
BNP Paribas
Bowman Capital
Brain Research Institute, UCLA
Brentwood Associates
Briggs LLC
Broad Foundation
Brown Brothers Harriman
Burgundy Asset Management, Ltd.
Burnham Asset Management
Cal Poly Pomona Foundation, Inc.
California Chamber of Commerce
California Community Foundation
California Council for International Trade
California State Teachers' Retirement System
California Trade & Commerce Agency
Cantor Fitzgerald & Company
Capital Management Group Advisors
Canyon Capital Advisors
Castle & Cooke, Inc.
Cathay Pacific Airways, Ltd.
CB Richard Ellis, Inc.
CBS Corporation
CDO Capital (Caisse de Depot)
Centurion Capital Corporation
Chiron Corporation
CIBC Oppenheimer
CIBC World Markets
Cisco Systems, Inc.
City National Bank
Clarion Capital Partners
Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Coldwell Banker
Community of Science
Comprehensive Financial Management
Council on Foreign Relations
Credit Suisse First Boston
David & Lucile Packard Foundation
DDB Worldwide Advertising
Deloitte & Touche
Deltec Asset Management, LLC
Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation
Desert Inn
Detroit Police & Firemen Retirement System
Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank AG London
Deutsche Bank Securities
Direct TV, Inc.
Discovery Center for Science & Technology
Dole Food Co.
Dow Jones Indexes
DreamWorks SKG
Dresdner Kleinwort Benson
Drobney Global Advisors
Dwight Asset Management Company
East West Bank
EastWest Venture Group
Economic Development Corporation of Utah
Edgewater Technology
Edison International
EK Investment Management Limited
Employee Risk Management Group
Empower America
Energy Capital, LLC
Entertainment Media Ventures
Ernst & Young
Far East National Bank
Farmers Insurance Group
Fayez Sarofim & Company
FB Heron Foundation
Federation of American Scientists
Fidelity Investments
Financial Management Advisors
Fitch Ratings
FleetBoston Financial
Fortis Group
Fortius Holdings, LLC
Fox Broadcasting Co.
Fred Alger Management, Inc.
GE Capital Services, Inc.
General Nutrition Centers
Genetech, Inc.
George Smith Partners, Inc.
GMAC Commercial Mortgage Group
Goldman Sachs
Greenline Capital
Hartford Financial Services
Health Net, Inc.
Herbalife International of America, Inc.
Heritage Foundation
Hilton Hotels
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office
Hoovers, Inc.
Horn Capital Realty, Inc.
Hudson Institute
Human Capital Corporation
Husic Capital Management
Hyundai Motor America
ING Capital Advisors
Intel Corporation
International Monetary Fund
Irvine Company
Ivory Capital Group, LLC
J. Paul Getty Trust
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
JP Morgan Securities
Jefferies & Company
JetBlue Airways
Johnson & Johnson
Kaiser Permanente
Kavli Foundation
KB Home
Knightsbridge Asset Management, LLC
Korea First Bank
Korn/Ferry International
Kroll, Inc
Landmark Capital, Inc.
Larkspur Capital Corporation
Latham & Watkins
Latin Business Association
League of Women Voters of California
LeapFrog SchoolHouse

Legg Mason Real Estate Investors, Inc.
Lehman Brothers
Lido Capital
Loews Corp.
London School of Economics Foundation
Los Angeles City Employees' Retirement System
Los Angeles Dodgers
Los Angeles Fire & Police Pension System
Los Angeles Venture Association
MacArthur Foundation
Macerich Company
Mandalay Pictures
Mann Investment Company
Manpower Inc.
Mayo Clinic
McGee Capital Management
McKinsey & Company
Mercer Human Resources Consulting
Mercury Advisors, LLC
Merrill Lynch
Metro Goldwyn Mayer, Inc.
Metropolitan West Financial, Inc.
Middletown Regional Health System
Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy
Mitsubishi Corporation
Morgan Stanley Dean Witter
MW Post Advisory Group
Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc.
National Academies of Science
National Cancer Institute
National City Corporation
National Community Investment Fund
Nature Conservancy
Nehemiah Corporation of California
New Global Markets
News Corporation
Nextera Enterprises
Nissan North America
Northern Trust Company
Northern Trust Value Investors
Northrop Grumman
Okabena Investments
Olympius Capital
O'Melveny & Myers
OppenheimerFunds, Inc.
Opportunity Capital Partners
Orange County Business Council
Oregon PERS
Pacesetter Growth Fund, LP/MVHC
Pacific Council on International Policy
Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO)
Parthenon Group
Payden & Rygel
PeopleSoft, Inc.
Persumma Financial
Pew Charitable Trusts
Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America
Philadelphia Health Care Trust
Phoenix Capital Partners
Phoenix Pictures
Pillsbury Winthrop LLP
Port of Los Angeles
Portland Trailblazers
Post Advisory Group, LLC
Premier Asset Management
Princess Cruises
Putnam Investments
Quantum Group
Quest Investment Management
Quincy Jones Media Group
Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
Ranieri & Co.
RealNetworks, Inc.
Regent Capital Partners
Research in Motion
Research Institute for International Affairs
Rhythm and Hues
Robert W. Baird & Co.
Robertson Stephens & Co.
Rockefeller Group
Roll & Ross Asset Management
Rothschild, Inc.
Rustic Canyon Ventures
Saban Capital Group, Inc.
Saban Family Foundation
Sakura Bank
Salomon Smith Barney
Samsung Securities
San Diego World Trade Center
San Paolo Bank IMI
Sandia National Laboratories
SBC Capital, LLC
Seagate Global Advisors, LLC
Shamrock Capital Advisors
Shenkman Capital
Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP
Silicon Valley Manufacturing Group
Sit Investment Associates
Smith Barney
Snyder Capital Management
Sony Pictures Entertainment
South African Reserve Bank
Southern California Association of Governments
Southern California Edison
Spieker Properties
Spring Group
Standard & Poors
Standard Chartered Bank
Starbucks Coffee Company
Starwood Hotels & Resorts
State Street Global Advisors
Stein Roe
Stern Stewart & Co.
Stone Investments, Inc.
Stonington Capital
Stratford Advisory Group, Inc.
Sturm Group
Sun Microsystems
Target Corp.
TBWA Chiat Day, Inc.
Telefonica Group
Tennenbaum Capital Partners
Thayer Capital Partners
ThinkEquity Partners
Thomas Weisel Partners
Thomson Corporation
Thomson Financial
Ticketmaster Group
Time Warner
Toshiba Corporation
Tower Communications
Tower Management
Town Hall of Los Angeles
Trammel Crow Company
Tri City Brokerage
Trust Company of the West
TTI / Vanguard
Tudor Investment Corporation
Turner Investments
UBS PaineWebber
UBS Investment Bank
Union Bank of California
United Nations Foundation
United States Mexico Chamber of Commerce
United Nations Conference on Trade & Development
United Way of Greater Los Angeles
US Bancorp
USA Networks
US-China Business Council
Verizon Communications
Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Viacom, Inc.
Virtual International Community
Vivendi Universal Net USA
Vornado Realty Trust
Walt Disney Company
Washington Mutual, Inc.
Weber Shandwick Worldwide
WebMD Corp.
Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Wellington Management Company, LLP
WellPoint Health Networks
Wells Capital Management
Wells Fargo Private Asset Management
Wells Fargo
Western International Securities, Inc.
Weston Asset Management
Westpac Banking Corp.
White House Writers Group
William Morris Agency, Inc.
Wilshire Associates
Windsor Media
Wirth Associates, Inc.
World Bank
World Economic Forum
World Gold Council
Wynn Resorts
Zenith National Insurance
ZF Linux Devices

Colleges and Universities

American University
Arizona State University
Auburn University
California Institute of Technology
California State University, Fresno
California State University, Fullerton
California State University, Long Beach
California State University, Los Angeles
California State University, Northridge
Carnegie Mellon University
City University of New York
Claremont Graduate University
Claremont McKenna College
Colorado State University
Columbia University
Corinthian Colleges
Cornell University
Dartmouth College
Duke University
Emory University
George Mason University
George Washington University
Howard University
Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya
Johns Hopkins University
Lewis & Clark College
London School of Economics
Loyola Marymount University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Miami University
Mount St. Mary's College
National University of Costa Rica
New York University
Occidental College
Pepperdine University
Pierce College
Princeton University

Rochester Institute of Technology
Rockefeller University
Santa Barbara City College
Santa Monica College
Southern Methodist University
Stanford University
Tel Aviv University
Thomas Jefferson University
University de Guadalajara
University of Alabama, Birmingham
University of Alabama, Huntsville
University of Arkansas
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Davis
University of California, Irvine
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Los Angeles - School of Medicine
Univesity of California, Riverside
University of California, San Diego
University of California, San Francisco
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of Chicago
University of Colorado, Denver
University of Florida
University of Illinois at Chicago
University of La Verne
University of Maryland University College
University of Miami
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota
University of Notre Dame
University of Oklahoma
University of Pennsylvania
University of Phoenix Online
University of Redlands
University of Southern California
University of Texas
University of Utah
University of Virginia
University of Washington
University of West Los Angeles
University of Wisconsin
Wake Forest University
Washington University at St. Louis
Western University
Whittier College
Yale University


ABC News
Associated Press
Bloomberg News
Boston Globe
Business 2.0
Business Week
Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Tribune
Chief Executive Magazine
Christian Science Monitor
CIO Magazine
Cox Newspapers
Dallas Morning News
Dow Jones News Service
Financial Times
Foreign Policy Magazine
Hispanic Business Magazine
Hollywood Reporter
Il Sole 24 Ore
Inc magazine
Institutional Investor Magazine
Investment Dealers' Digest
Investor's Business Daily
ITAR-TASS News Agency
Los Angeles Times
National Public Radio
Nihon Keizai Shimbum
New York Post
New York Times
Orange County Register
Reader's Digest
Red Herring
San Diego Union - Tribune
San Francisco Chronicle
The Economist
Time Magazine
United Press International
Voice of America
Wall Street Journal
Washington Post
Xinhua Financial Network


Cayman Islands
Central African Republic
Czech Republic
New Zealand
South Africa
South Korea
St. Lucia
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
United Kingdom

U.S. Government

Central Intelligence Agency
Department of Commerce
Department of Defense
Department of Labor
General Accounting Office
House of Representatives
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
U.S. Embassy - Spain
U.S. Embassy - Tel Aviv
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
U.S. Mission to the European Union
U.S. Senate
United State General Accounting Office
White House - Council of Economic Advisors

State, City and County Governments

California Board of Equalization
California State Assembly
California Technology, Trade & Commerce Agency
City of Beverly Hills
City of Hartford
City of Los Angeles
City of Oakland
City of Pasadena
City of Phoenix
City of San Diego
Clark County, Nevada
County of Fresno
County of Los Angeles
County of Orange
Los Angeles County Board of Education
Los Angeles Unified School District
Oakland Unified School District
San Francisco Unified School District

Southern California Association of Governments
State of Alaska
State of California
State of California Controller's Office
State of California Employment Development Department
State of California Treasurer's Office
State of Florida
State of Maryland
State of Nebraska
State of New Jersey
State of New Mexico
State of North Carolina
State of Utah
Warren County, Ohio
Washington, D.C.
Washoe County, Nevada