Mon, 04/27
06:30 AM – 07:45 AM Solutions to the Increasing Cost of Financing College Education
The Evolution of Islamic Finance
08:00 AM – 09:15 AM Doing Business in Russia: Overcoming Repeated Crises
Financial Recovery: When and How?
How U.S. States Can Benefit from the Build America Bond Program
The Future of Health
09:30 AM – 10:45 AM Commercial Real Estate: Identifying the Opportunities
How Nonprofits Can Sustain Their Mission in a Down Economy
Investing in Green Energy
Leadership Lessons from the World of Sports
The Forecast for Emerging Markets
U.S. Governors Address Challenges Facing Their States
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM Computing's Next Playground
Global Banking: Too Big to Fail or Too Big to Save?
Perspectives on the Changing Landscape in Alternative Asset Management
The New University and Its Role in the Economy
Wellness in the Workplace: Obesity and Other Bottom-Line Issues
12:15 PM – 02:15 PM Lunch Panel
U.S. Overview: When Will Growth Resume?
02:30 PM – 03:45 PM High-Skills Immigration Can Help U.S. Economic Recovery
Is It Time to Embrace Nuclear Energy?
Life After 80: Always Looking Forward
Retail and the Changing Consumer: Where People Will Spend
What Are the Real Economics of Quality Health Care?
04:00 PM – 05:15 PM Eyes Still on the Prize: African-American Civil Rights in the Age of Obama
Infusing Technology into Education for Economic Competitiveness
Living Longer and Better Through Science, Nutrition and Lifestyle Choices
Measuring Today’s Terrorist Threat
The Current Restructuring Cycle: Meltdown or Metamorphosis?
07:00 PM – 09:00 PM Dinner Panel
Athletes for Hope: Sports Philanthropy
09:00 PM – 10:30 PM Late Night
Duke University and U.S. Olympic Coach Mike Krzyzewski on Building Winning Teams
Tue, 04/28
06:30 AM – 07:45 AM Private Versus Publicly Held Financial Institutions: Which Are Best Positioned?
The Swine Flu Epidemic: How Serious Is the Threat?
08:00 AM – 09:15 AM On the Wealth of Nations: Creating Prosperity in a Turbulent World
SAVE Roundtable: New Energy Initiatives
The Future of Hedge Funds: Transparent and Liquid
09:30 AM – 10:45 AM Building a World Without Hunger
Credit Markets
Emerging Domestic Markets: Financing Community Development in Troubled Times
Energy Efficiency: Tightening Our Energy Belts
Jump-Starting the Housing Market
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM Climate Change: Next Stop, Copenhagen
Entrepreneurship = Recovery: A Formula for Long-Term Economic Growth
The State of Stem Cell Research
What We've Learned From the Credit Crisis
12:15 PM – 02:15 PM Lunch Panel
A Discussion With Nobel Laureates in Economics: Whither Capitalism?
02:30 PM – 03:45 PM A Conversation With Lynda Resnick: Demystifying the Creative Process
Global Health: New Business Models
India's Human Capital: Educating the World's Largest Population of Children
Responsible Investing: Making Informed Investment Decisions
The Global Battle for Commodities
04:00 PM – 05:15 PM A Conversation With Vinod Khosla: The Shift to Renewable Energy Requires "Innovation Capitalism"
Global Aid Workers: Heroes on the Front Lines
Institutional Investors: It's a Whole New World
The End of Export-Driven Development: Searching for China's Next Growth Engine
Transformative Technologies in K-12 Education
07:00 PM – 09:00 PM Dinner Panel
A Political Discussion
Wed, 04/29
06:30 AM – 07:45 AM New Energy in Canada
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
09:30 AM – 10:45 AM Ensuring the World’s Water Supply
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
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
Early Childhood Education at a Crossroads
Global Risk
The Mobile Web
The Rise and Fall of the U.S. Mortgage and Credit Markets Roundtable
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?
Market Solutions to Global Climate Change
Politics, Economics and Culture: The Language of America
Reverse Oil Shock in the Middle East
04:00 PM – 05:15 PM Innovation Out of Necessity: Incubating Solutions in Israel
Outlook for the Entertainment Industry
Sustaining Sustainability