Date: 04/29/2009
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
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
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
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
12:15 PM - 02:15 PM
Lunch Panel
Global Overview
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
04:00 PM - 05:15 PM
Innovation Out of Necessity: Incubating Solutions in Israel
Outlook for the Entertainment Industry
Sustaining Sustainability