Mon, 05/02
08:00 AM – 09:15 AM The Promise of Medical Science
The Shape of Things to Come: Understanding the New Global Economy
09:30 AM – 10:45 AM Emerging Markets: Can the New Engines of Growth Become Global Financiers?
K-12 Education Reform: Ensuring American Students Remain Competitive
Slowing Climate Change: Plan B
The Aerospace Industry: The Last Great American Manufacturing Export?
The New Era of Shareholder Activism
The Worldwide Race for Human Capital
Thinking Globally With Nouriel Roubini
VC Views: What's Next in High Tech?
Wall Street, Main Street and the Beltway: Forging a Better Relationship
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM The Commodities Boom
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM Financial Regulatory Reform: How Does It Help, How Does It Hurt?
For-Profit Online Education: Can It Fulfill Its Promise?
Information Liberation: How Data-Sharing Drives Medical Innovation
Investing in Intangibles
Natural Gas and America's Energy Future
The Chinese Real Estate Market: A Conversation With Ronnie Chan
The Consequences of the First Brain Drain in U.S. History
The Keys to Longevity
12:15 PM – 02:00 PM Lunch Panel
Global Overview: Uncertainty Is the Only Certainty
02:30 PM – 03:40 PM A Conversation With Eike Batista and Mike Milken
Energy Security
Financing Global Infrastructure
Mighty Molecules: Financing Industrial Biotech for a Greener Future
Purpose and Partners: Yielding Return on Medical Research Investments
Recovery in Real Estate
Somebody's Always Watching: Privacy in the Age of Surveillance
The Future of Global Trading Markets
What Is the Right Model in the 21st Century for Post-Secondary Education?
03:50 PM – 05:00 PM Energy Efficiency: First Line of Defense
From Revolution to Rebuilding: Toward a New Middle East Economy
Global Opportunities in Private Equity
Help Wanted: Seeking 12 Million U.S. Jobs
Reinventing International Aid: Incentivizing Performance and Private Investment
Renewable Energy: Sizing Up the Global Landscape
The Global Technology Innovation Race
The Impact of an Aging Population
05:15 PM – 06:15 PM Are Democratic Governments Up to Meeting 21st-Century Challenges?
07:30 PM – 09:15 PM Dinner Panel
Conversations on Leadership
Tue, 05/03
06:30 AM – 07:45 AM Can Dynamic Risk Investing Solve the Defined-Benefit Conundrum?
Canadian High-Yield Market
08:00 AM – 09:15 AM Alternative Investments: Continued Forecast of Blue Skies?
Investing in Asia
The New Economics of Food
U.S. Overview: Will We Hit Escape Velocity?
09:30 AM – 10:45 AM Consumers Taking Control of Their Health
Driving the Global Economy: Smart Logistics
Next-Generation Biofuels
Philanthropic Social Action: Building a Movement
Putting the Muscle Back in North American Manufacturing
Rainforests and Ruins: Utilizing Local Assets to Generate Growth
Red Ink Rising: Dealing With State and Municipal Budget Shortfalls
Retirement (In)Security: Can Americans Afford to Retire?
The Attention Deficit Society: What Technology Is Doing to Our Brains
The Future of Wall Street and the Financial Industry
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Outlook for Credit Markets
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM Be Our Guest: Checking In With the Travel and Tourism Industry
Financing Emerging Market Businesses and Industries
Global Health: Sustaining Momentum
How Asia Will Meet Its Energy Needs
Recovery in Japan
The Power and Economics of Social Media
The Risks and Rewards of Investing in Russia
12:15 PM – 02:00 PM Lunch Panel
Global Risk
02:30 PM – 03:45 PM Developing and Retaining a High-Quality Teacher Workforce
International Financial Institutions: Up to the Task?
Is the U.S. Dollar Losing Its Edge?
Muni Finance
Nuclear Energy After Fukushima
Recruiting and Retaining Talent Through Work-Life Programs
The Business of Personalized Medicine
The Recession's Over - But Are Consumers Buying It?
The View From Institutional Investors
04:00 PM – 05:15 PM Doing Business in China
Exploring the Frontiers of Medicine: How We Will Save Lives From Cancer
Financial R&D: Can High-Tech Tools Improve Investment Performance and Economic Stability?
Lessons From the Great Recession: How Businesses Survived and Now Look to Thrive
Repurposing the Energy Infrastructure
The Federal Deficit: What Options Are Really on the Table?
The Future of Print
The Next Generation of Social Entrepreneurs:
Winners of the 2011 International Impact Investing Challenge
Universities as Engines of Economic Growth
07:00 PM – 09:00 PM Dinner Panel
Breaking the Gridlock: Do We Have the Political Will?
Wed, 05/04
08:00 AM – 09:15 AM Energy Investment Update
India: The Tiger Economy Is Roaring
Reading the Tea Leaves: What Lies Ahead for Financial Markets?
Small-Cap High-Yield Outlook
The Next Internet Revolution
The Role of Philanthropy in Economic Growth
09:30 AM – 10:45 AM Brazil: Too Hot, Too Fast?
Financial Journalism: Watching the Watchdogs
How Social Media Is Changing the World of Investing
Impact Investing: Managing Risk and Return
It's All Greek to Me: What's Next for the Euro Zone?
The Business of Financing Business
Who Can Own a Bank? The Debate Over Industrial Loan Companies
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM Biomedical Innovation: Can the U.S. Keep Its Edge?
Channeling Philanthropic Dollars Into Effective Action
China: The Next Global Empire?
Entrepreneurial Finance
Environmental, Social and Governance Standards: Making Them Transparent for Investors
International Education
Making the Grade: New Tools for Evaluating PE Strategies and Managers
12:15 PM – 02:15 PM Lunch Panel
Gary Becker and Mike Milken on the Marketplace of Ideas
02:30 PM – 03:45 PM Creating the Classroom of the 21st Century
Creative Models for Economic Development: Lessons From Israel
Investor-Led Development in Africa
New Risk Management Strategies
Sports Ownership: The Fantasy and the Facts
Tax Reform: The Impossible Dream
The Need for Speed: Can Mobile Infrastructure Keep Up With Demand?
What's Next for Clean Tech?
04:00 PM – 05:15 PM Exporting Entertainment: Global Platforms, Worldwide Audiences
Sustaining Innovation in Israel: Policy and Finance for Global Competitiveness