Global Conference 2009

Wed, 04/29

Wed, 04/29
06:30 AM - 07:45 AM

From Carbon to Silicon: Transforming Natural Resource-Dependent Countries to Knowledge-Based Economies

New Energy in Canada

Vistage Breakfast
By invitation only

Wed, 04/29
08:00 AM - 09:15 AM

Alternative Public Education Systems: Delivering a High Quality K-12 Education in the 21st Century

Power to the People: Rebuilding the Electrical Grid for the 21st Century

Reading the Financial Tea Leaves: Indicators to Watch

Scaling Up Risk Capital to Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Emerging Markets

Social Networking in the Political World

Wed, 04/29
09:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Ensuring the World’s Water Supply

Financial Literacy: An Issue of American Competitiveness

Fostering Change in Africa: Transforming a Continent Through Innovative Business and Philanthropy

Health-Care Reform: Once More Into the Breach

Marketing 3.0: Reaching Consumers and Getting Them to Buy

Oil and Energy Security

Reviving Israeli-Palestinian Economic Cooperation

Rx for Failing Schools: High Test, High Tech

The Business of Social Networking

What's the Grand Old Party to Do? The Future of the Conservative Movement

Wed, 04/29
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

An Interactive Discussion About Social Networking

CEO Conversation: Outlook for India With Infosys CEO Kris Gopalakrishnan

Early Childhood Education at a Crossroads

Global Risk

PACE Finance: Innovative Funding to Accelerate the Retrofitting of America's Buildings for Energy Independence

The Mobile Web

The Rise and Fall of the U.S. Mortgage and Credit Markets Roundtable

The Role of Finance in Strengthening the Economy

You Are What You Wear: A Conversation With Dr. Deborah Nadoolman Landis, Hollywood Costume Designer of Indiana Jones and Michael Jackson's Thriller

Wed, 04/29
12:15 PM - 02:15 PM

Lunch Panel
Global Overview

Wed, 04/29
02:30 PM - 03:45 PM

A Conversation With Sumner Redstone: If You Could Live Forever, What Would Life Be Like?

CEO: How Will It Stop Being a Dirty Word?

Financing Israel's Future

Market Solutions to Global Climate Change

Politics, Economics and Culture: The Language of America

Reverse Oil Shock in the Middle East

TARP: A Look at What Happened From Inside the Treasury Department

Wed, 04/29
04:00 PM - 05:15 PM

Innovation Out of Necessity: Incubating Solutions in Israel

Outlook for the Entertainment Industry

Sustaining Sustainability