Program Glance
Sat, 04/27
05:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Global Gourmet Games Reception and Dinner (By invitation only)
Sun, 04/28
09:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Family Program (By invitation only)
11:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Global Capital Markets Advisory Council (By invitation only)
12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Global Conference Registration
01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Capital Access Forum: Framing the Issues -- Overcoming Challenges and Identifying Opportunities(By invitation only)
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Global Conference Welcome Reception
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Milken Institute Young Leaders Circle Welcome Reception (By invitation only)
Mon, 04/29
06:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
06:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Global Conference Registration
07:30 AM - 09:00 AM
Corporate and Investor Roundtable Hosted as Part of the Milken Institute's Access to Global Capital Initiative (By invitation only)
08:00 AM - 09:15 AM
Global Markets in Uncertain Times
The Promise of the Bioscience Century
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Innovative Finance to Support Global Health (By invitation only)
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
A Conversation with Barry Diller
CEO Roundtable (By invitation only)
Crowdfunding for Start-Ups and Small Business
Financial Inclusion: Solutions for the Global 99 Percent
Global Financial Regulation
Global Opportunities in Commercial Real Estate
Global Risk
How Leading-Edge Corporate Health Solutions Create a Healthier Bottom Line
Leaning In or Pushed Out: Where Are the Senior Women in Business?
Magic Johnson and David Ho: Winning the Battle Against AIDS
The Global Competition for Talent
Two, Three, Many Middle Easts: A Region's Economic Prospects
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
3D Printing: The Industrial Imagination
A Discussion with Rupert Murdoch and Robert Thomson (By invitation only)
Building a Global Community to Drive Social Change
Capital Access Forum: Moving Forward -- New Relationships and New Sources (By invitation only)
Impact Investing: The Art of the Deal
Pensions: The Real Fiscal Cliff
Power Shift: The Changing American Electorate
Precision Medicine, Custom Cures
The Future of Trading
The International Quest for Effective Education Reform
Value and Values: Building a High-Performance Company
12:00 PM - 01:45 PM
Global Capital Markets Advisory Council Lunch (By invitation only)
K-12 Education Private Lunch (By invitation only)
Lunch Panel: Global Overview
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
The Future of Aging - A Revolution in Health, Genomics, Technology and Investment (By invitation only)
02:15 PM - 03:15 PM
A Conversation with Larry King and Carlos Slim
A Conversation with Thorsten Heins: The Future of BlackBerry and Mobile Computing
Building the Apps Economy
Can Retailers Thrive in a Digital World?
Can Technology Revamp the Learning Process?
Debt and the Deficit: What's Really on the Table?
Energy Infrastructure: Getting New Supply to Market Faster
Evolution of Hedge Fund Investing: Institutional Investors Go Direct
Living to 1,000: Impossible or Within Reach?
The Rise and Decline of Nations and Civilizations
02:15 PM - 04:15 PM
A Food Movement to Nourish the Nation (By invitation only)
02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
A Conversation with Majority Leader Harry Reid (By invitation only)
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Book Signing: James Robinson, "Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty"
Book Signing: Jared Diamond, "The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn From Traditional Societies?"
Book Signing: Niall Ferguson, "The Great Degeneration"
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Central Banks: Is Quantitative Easing Becoming Quantitative Exhaustion?
Credit Markets: What's Next?
Emerging Markets: New Affluence and Influence
Immigration Strategy for the Borderless Economy
In Tech We Trust? A Debate with Peter Thiel and Marc Andreessen
Inventing the Impossible
Investing in Our Future: Best Cities for Successful Aging
Mobilizing the Immune System in the Battle Against Cancer
The Preschool Mandate: How Do We Get It Right?
Words That Work: It's Not What You Say, It's What People Hear
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Real Estate Lightning Round (By invitation only)
The Awesome Responsibility of Leadership: A Conversation with Harry Reid and Eric Cantor
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
General Reception
Reception for Speakers and Sponsors (By invitation only)
Reception Hosted by Ardagh Group (By invitation only)
Reception Hosted by Credit Suisse (By invitation only)
Reception Hosted by Principal Financial Group (By invitation only)
Taste of Chicago Reception Hosted by CME Group (By invitation only)
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Dinner Program - To Infinity and Beyond: Jeff Skoll Talks with Elon and Kimbal Musk
09:00 PM - 10:15 PM
Late Night with Paul Anka, David Foster, Lionel Richie and Friends
Tue, 04/30
06:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
06:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Global Conference Registration
06:30 AM - 07:45 AM
Associates Breakfast
07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Milken Institute Investing in Africa Working Group (By invitation only)
07:15 AM - 09:15 AM
Using the Tools of Finance to Create a Cleaner Environment (By invitation only)
08:00 AM - 09:15 AM
Alternative Investments
Big Goals, New Strategies and the Future of High-Level Philanthropy
Galvanizing Global Growth: Lessons from Milken Institute Financial Innovations Labs
Infrastructure Financing Session (By invitation only)
The Future of Higher Education in America
U.S. Overview: First Recovery, Then Takeoff?
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
A Conversation with William Clay Ford Jr.
Climate Change: Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst
Common Ground Among Global Entrepreneurs
Creating Smarter Cities
New Directions in Private Equity
Plotting a Course for Post-Crisis Europe
Policy Roundtable: Reshaping Higher Education and Reducing Student Debt (By invitation only)
Portfolio Construction Strategies: A New Way to Approach Investment Risk (By invitation only)
Return on Investment: Beneficiaries Fueling Social Change
The Future of Money: What's in Your Digital Wallet?
The Mobile Web: Creative Disruption
U.S. Tax Reform: What's New, What Would It Mean?
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Book Signing: William Bennett and David Wilezol, "Is College Worth It?"
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
A Conversation with Najib Ghadbian: Syria's Choices
Africa: Opportunities for Business and Investment
Bridging Gaps in Development Finance: New Platforms for Frontier Markets
California and Congress: A Dialogue (By invitation only)
Cash on the Sidelines: How to Unleash $30 Trillion
Financing the Future of Bioscience and Pharma
Fueling American Entrepreneurship
Global Models for Financing America's Infrastructure
Housing: An Asset Class or a Place to Live?
Innovators on the Front Lines of the Future
The Activist Investor
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
A Conversation with Majority Leader Eric Cantor (By invitation only)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Lunch Panel: A Conversation with Tony Blair and Michael Milken
02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
A Conversation With Gary Becker, David Rubenstein and Robert Rubin
A Conversation with Sumner Redstone (By invitation only)
A Matter of Degrees: How Education Enriches Us All
Disruptors, Innovators and Entrepreneurs
Full Circle: Manufacturing Migrates Around the Globe
Indonesia: The Emerging Secret
Mid-Market Private Equity
Milken Institute Young Leaders Circle (By invitation only)
Partners in Africa's Development (By invitation only)
Pushing the Frontier: How the Space Industry Is Changing the Way We See the World
The End of Energy Scarcity?
The Enterprise Strikes Back! Is Corporate or Consumer Technology a Better Bet for VC and Growth Investors?
03:45 PM - 04:45 PM
Access to Global Capital: Investing in Growth
American Politics 2013
Gaining a Foothold in Russia
In the 21st Century, Data Is King
Institutional Investors: Where in the World Will Returns Come From?
Life Science R&D Financing: How Can Capital Collaborate? (By invitation only)
The Big Picture for Global Media
Theory to Practice: A New Generation Transforms Impact Investing
Which Model for Latin American Prosperity?
Will Natural Gas Fuel the Future?
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
A Conversation with Al Gore: Six Drivers of Global Change
06:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Book signing: Al Gore, "The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change"
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Beach Point Reception (By invitation only)
General Reception
Milken Institute Israel Center Reception Hosted by the Koret Foundation (By invitation only)
Private Reception Hosted by Jefferies (By invitation only)
Reception for Speakers and Sponsors (By invitation only)
Reception Hosted by Canada
06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Milken Institute Young Leaders Circle (By invitation only)
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Leaders in Philanthropy and Impact Investing - Dinner and Discussion (By invitation only)
07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Strategic Action Volunteer Effort Dinner (By invitation only)
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
One-of-a-Kind Wine Tasting in Beverly Hills
Wed, 05/01
06:00 AM - 08:15 AM
Continental Breakfast
06:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Global Conference Registration
07:00 AM - 08:15 AM
Impact Investing in Israel Roundtable
08:30 AM - 09:45 AM
Chinese Market Culture: How Well Can You Know a Company?
Community Capital: Investing in Social Innovation
India: How Long a Pause?
Milken Institute Center for Financial Markets Roundtable (By invitation only)
Reading the Tea Leaves: Where Are Markets Headed?
Stopping Alzheimer's: Personal, Economic and Policy Imperatives
The Rise of Social Capital Markets: How Will They Change the World?
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Bioscience Discoveries That Will Blow Your Mind
Evolving Opportunities in Capital Markets
How Social Responsibility Inspires Employees and Serves Investors
Israel: The Ingenuity Society as Global Laboratory
Milken Institute Center for Financial Markets: A Conversation with Sen. John Thune and Sen. Mark Warner (By invitation only)
Milken Institute Senior Fellows Meeting (By invitation only)
Oil, Power and Saudi Arabia: A Conversation with Karen Elliott House and T. Boone Pickens
Reform 3.0: China's Next Direction
Teacher Evaluation and National Testing: Can We Reach Consensus?
The Business of Sports
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Book Signing: Karen Elliott House, "On Saudi Arabia: Its People, Past, Religion, Fault Lines - and Future"
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Asia Rising: A New Competitive Landscape
Creative California: Where the World Comes to Innovate
Debt and Demographics: Capital Went Global, Politics Stayed Local
For Renewable Energy, a Painful Transition to Maturity
How Improved Health and Longer Lives Drive Global Prosperity
Impatient Patients: How Disease Organizations Are Accelerating Research
Is Gender Parity Possible in the 21st Century?
The $2.2-Trillion Battle for Your Living Room
The United States and Mexico: Redefining the Relationship
When Past Performance Is a Guide: Using History to Make Sense of the Post-Crisis World
12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Lunch Panel: A Cure for What Ails Us: Celebrating the Impact of Science
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM
A Conversation with Howard Marks and Michael Milken
Arab Spring: Hope, Then Upheaval, Then What?
Financing Ideas: Reinventing Israel's Capital Markets
Longevity Is Opportunity: Riding the Demographic Wave
The Role of Universities in Accelerating Bioscience Research
04:00 PM - 05:15 PM
Investing in African Prosperity
05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Closing Reception