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April 28 - May 1, 2013
At A Glance
Philanthropy and Social Capital
All Global Conferences
08:00 AM – 09:15 AM
Global Markets in Uncertain Times
The Promise of the Bioscience Century
09:30 AM – 10:30 AM
A Conversation with Barry Diller
Crowdfunding for Start-Ups and Small Business
Financial Inclusion: Solutions for the Global 99 Percent
Global Financial Regulation
Global Opportunities in Commercial Real Estate
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
Building a Global Community to Drive Social Change
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
Lunch Panel: Global Overview
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
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
The Awesome Responsibility of Leadership: A Conversation with Harry Reid and Eric Cantor
07:00 PM – 09:00 PM
Dinner Program - To Infinity and Beyond: Jeff Skoll Talks with Elon and Kimbal Musk
08:00 AM – 09:15 AM
Big Goals, New Strategies and the Future of High-Level Philanthropy
Galvanizing Global Growth: Lessons from Milken Institute Financial Innovations Labs
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
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 – 11:45 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
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 – 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 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
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?
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
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?
India: How Long a Pause?
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
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 – 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