Program Glance
Sun, 04/25
04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Registration
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Global Conference Welcome Reception
Mon, 04/26
06:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Continental Breakfast
06:00 AM - 07:30 PM
Registration
06:30 AM - 07:45 AM
Africa's Resurgence and the Role of BRICs on the Continent
Alternative Investments for Retirement
Healthy Living Trends and Advances: Responding to Today's Wellness Consumer
Using Energy Wealth to Develop the Non-Oil Sector: The Azerbaijan Success Story
06:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Women Financial Leaders Program
By invitation only
08:00 AM - 09:15 AM
From Recession to Recovery
Health Reform I: Prevention and Cures
09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Book Signing
Steve Forbes, How Capitalism Will Save Us: Why Free People and Free Markets Are the Best Answer in Today's Economy
09:30 AM - 10:45 AM
CEO Leadership Roundtable
By invitation only
Designing Innovative Medical Research Systems
Financial Regulation: What's Coming and When?
Generating New Funding for Renewable Energy
Global Risk: Identifying the Hot Spots
Inside a Rising Power: Insights From One of China's Top Media Executives
Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
The Value of Human Life: A One-on-One Interview With Kenneth Feinberg
Using Finance to Fight Global Poverty
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Book Signing
Matthew Bishop, The Road From Ruin: How to Revive Capitalism and Put America Back on Top
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ted Turner and T. Boone Pickens on America's Energy Future
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Accessing Capital for Medical Innovations
Boards of Directors: The Buck Stops Where?
Expanding Access to Education in Developing Nations
Financial Services for the Underbanked: Why Banks Aren't the Solution
Native American Sovereign Wealth: The Impact on Human Capital
The New Dynamics of the Asian Economy
The Road Ahead for ETFs
Water for Life: Managing the World's Most Precious Resource
12:15 PM - 02:15 PM
Lunch Panel:
Global Overview
12:30 PM - 01:00 PM
Book Signing
Kenneth Feinberg, What Is Life Worth? The Unprecedented Effort to Compensate the Victims of 9/11
02:30 PM - 03:45 PM
Family Office Roundtable
By invitation only
High Yield in Corporate America
By invitation only
Investing in America's Emerging Markets
Making the Stimulus Sustainable: How Technology Can Transform Schools
Medical Philanthropy: Investing in the "Cure Enterprise"
Reviving the Commercial Real Estate Market
Russia's Economic Transformation: A Conversation With Ruben Vardanian
The Amazing Multitasking Mobile Phone
The Meaning of Yes: Building a Culture of Customer Service Excellence
What's Next for Wall Street?
04:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Book Signing
Steven Drobny, The Invisible Hands: Hedge Funds Off the Record - Rethinking Real Money
04:00 PM - 05:15 PM
Emerging Technologies, Global Strategies
Opportunities in Distressed Real Estate
By invitation only
Powering America: The Effects of Politics and Energy Policy on Business Investment
Rethinking Financing for Global Health
Stabilizing Pakistan: A Conversation With Husain Haqqani,
Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States
State of the States: U.S. Governors on Navigating the New Budget Realities
The Future of Mexico: A Conversation With Former President Vicente Fox
What Comes Next for Wealth Management?
Where Do We Go From Here? Insights From Leading Institutional Investors
05:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Book Signing
Frank Luntz, What Americans Really Want...Really: The Truth About Our Hopes, Dreams and Fears and Words That Work: It's Not What You Say, It's What People Hear
05:30 PM - 06:45 PM
Credit Suisse Reception
By invitation only
General Reception
GoldenTree Asset Management Reception
By invitation only
MidOcean Partners Reception
By invitation only
Principal Global Investors, Post Advisory Group and Beach Point Capital Management Reception
By invitation only
Reception for Speakers and Sponsors
By invitation only
06:45 PM - 08:30 PM
Dinner Panel:
The 21st-Century Workplace: Time to Talk About What Works and What Doesn't
08:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Late Night
The World of Sumner Redstone: Business, Politics and Life
Tue, 04/27
06:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Continental Breakfast
06:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Registration
06:30 AM - 07:45 AM
Australia and the Asian-Pacific Century
Opportunities in Corporate Credit
By invitation only
Sustainable Communities
By invitation only
08:00 AM - 09:15 AM
Checking In With the Hospitality Sector
Clean-Tech Investing: The State of the Opportunity
By invitation only
Investment, Innovation and New Technology in the Arab World
Refocusing Philanthropy for Greater Impact in Tough Times
The Next Chapter in Charter Schooling: Taking Reform to Scale
U.S. Overview: Main Street Waits for Its Rally
Understanding Commodity Trends
09:30 AM - 10:45 AM
An Uncorrelated Asset Class in All Market Conditions
By invitation only
Creating Standards in Social Media for Children
By invitation only
Developing Your Brand for Online and Mobile Audiences
Doing Business in China
Getting Smarter in the Fight Against Terrorism
Health Reform II: Where Do We Go From Here?
Investing in Global Infrastructure
Leadership and Innovation in K-12 Education System Reform
New Momentum for Biofuels
Poverty Is Not Destiny: A Conversation With Mikheil Saakashvili, President of Georgia
The Next Generation of Private Equity
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Book Signing
Ceci Connolly, Landmark: The Inside Story of America's New Health Care Law and What It Means For Us All
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sometimes a Great Notion: How Top Innovators Think
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Connecting Africa to the World and the World to Africa
Diversity 2.0: Building a Workforce to Succeed in a Global Workplace
Halting the Spread of Nuclear Weapons
Lending and Job Creation in the 21st Century
Partnering for Cures: Bridging the Chasm Between Microscope and Marketplace
By invitation only
Science, Technology, Engineering + Math (STEM) = Formula for Global Competitiveness
The Art of Infrastructure Financing Via Public-Private Partnerships
The Generation Trap: Who Will Pay for the Baby Boomers' Retirement?
12:15 PM - 02:15 PM
Lunch Panel:
Geopolitics, Global Demand and the Quest for Energy Security
02:30 PM - 03:45 PM
Credit's Role in the Hospitality Industry
By invitation only
Do Our Financial Models Still Work?
Feeding the World's Hungry: Financing More Efficient Food Assistance
Financial Firms: Past, Present and Future
Frank Luntz on What Americans Really Want ... Really
Patients Helping Doctors: Unlocking the Information Researchers Need
The College and University Challenge: Higher Costs and Threatened Opportunity
The Frugal New Consumer
The New Landscape of Municipal Finance
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Book Signing
Nouriel Roubini, Crisis Economics: A Crash Course in the Future of Finance
04:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Book Signing
John Cassidy, How Markets Fail: The Logic of Economic Calamities
04:00 PM - 05:15 PM
A Conversation With Richard Li of Pacific Century Group: An Eastern Investor Turns West
Accelerating Cures by Building a More Efficient FDA
Building China's Middle Class
Cars 2.0: The Future of the Auto Industry
Digital Swarms: Social Media, Social Responsibility and the Power of a Crowd
From Ancient Ruins to Modern Profits: Cultural Heritage as an Asset Class
Steering Business Toward Sustainability
The Eurozone: Still One for All and All for One?
The Evolving World of Alternative Investments
The View From Venture Capitalists
04:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Book Signing
Lynda Resnick, Rubies in the Orchard: The POM Queen's Secrets to Marketing Just About Anything
04:45 PM - 06:45 PM
Milken Institute Young Leaders Circle Reception
By invitation only
05:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Book Signing
Jerry Weintraub, When I Stop Talking, You'll Know I'm Dead: Useful Stories from a Persuasive Man
05:30 PM - 06:45 PM
Canada Reception
General Reception
Jefferies Reception
By invitation only
Reception for Speakers and Sponsors
By invitation only
Vistage Reception
By invitation only
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Dinner Panel:
America's Political Landscape as the Midterms Approach
09:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Late Night
Jerry Weintraub and Carl Reiner: Two Hollywood Legends
Wed, 04/28
06:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Continental Breakfast
06:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Registration
06:30 AM - 07:45 AM
Canada: Stability in the Economic Storm
Channeling Growth Capital to Small and Medium-Size Businesses
Guggenheim Breakfast
By invitation only
08:00 AM - 09:15 AM
India's Energizer Economy: Still Growing Strong
Innovation and Access: How Technology Is Revolutionizing Higher Education
on a Global Scale
Reading the Tea Leaves: Investing for 2010 and Beyond
SAVE Roundtable: Building a Sustainable Energy Future
The Science of Longevity
09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Book Signing
Maria Bartiromo, The 10 Laws of Enduring Success
09:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Alzheimer's Disease: Meeting the Challenges in an Aging Society
China: Long or Short?
Corporate Debt Financing and Economic Recovery
Expeditionary Economics: A New Model for Post-Conflict Countries
Online News: The Frontier of Financial Journalism
Rethinking the War on Drugs
Small Business: New Challenges, New Strategies
Superheroes Save Hollywood: Translating Comics Into Blockbusters
The Amazing Alternative Energy Race: Which Countries Will Win?
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Book Signing
Clare Lockhart, Fixing Failed States: A Framework for Rebuilding a Fractured World
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Outlook for the U.S. Housing Market
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Brazil's Moment in the Sun
Climate Change Post-Copenhagen: What's Plan B?
Creating a More Investor-Friendly East Africa
Finding Opportunities in Restructuring in the Year Ahead
Funding Liabilities: The New Asset Allocation Frontier
Health Diplomacy as a Foreign Policy Tool
Hope on the Horizon: Progress in the Prevention and Treatment of Cancer
Hope on the Horizon: Progress in the Prevention and Treatment of Cancer
Philanthropy in Early Childhood Education
Transit Towns: Financing More Sustainable Communities
12:15 PM - 02:15 PM
Lunch Panel:
Global Financial Markets: Nouriel Roubini and Mike Milken Debate Where We've Been — Where We're Going
02:30 PM - 03:45 PM
Bullish on California: Finding the Opportunities
By invitation only
Homeland Security: A Conversation With Governor Tom Ridge
Natural Gas: Can It Be a Game-Changer?
Sustainable Israel: Pioneering Solutions
The Business of Sports
The Fed at a Crossroads
The Future of Journalism: Who's Going to Report the News?
The Retrofit Revolution: Innovative Financing and Programs to Green Every U.S. Home
04:00 PM - 05:15 PM
The Business Behind the Show: Outlook for the Entertainment Industry
The Israeli Economy: Lessons in Achieving Stability and Growth
05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Closing Reception
Milken Institute Israel Center Reception