Mon, 05/02
08:00 AM – 09:15 AM Global Capital Markets: Deflation or Stabilization?
Sustaining the New 'Golden Age' of Medical Research
09:30 AM – 10:30 AM ASEAN: Energizing Asia's Growth
Bringing 21st Century Medicine to America's Veterans
College to Career: Reimagining Higher Education for the 21st Century Workforce
Conversations with Congress
Cyber Resilience: New Line of Defense for Business
Disrupt Aging: A Bold New Path to Living Your Best Life at Every Age, with Jo Ann Jenkins and Soledad O'Brien (Followed by a book signing)
For Better or Worse? Technology's Transformative Role in Developing Regions
Leaders of Companies that are Changing the World
The Alchemy of Capital Structure
The Promise of the Cancer Moonshot
The Transformation of Finance: Technology's Impact on Wall Street
10:45 AM – 11:45 AM A Conversation with Adm. Michael Mullen and Gen. Stanley McChrystal
Accelerating Democracy: Creating Pathways to Prosperity
Digital Darwinism: How Companies Can Survive and Thrive in the Digital Age
Governors Address Challenges Facing States
Investing in America: Transforming the Tax Code, Tackling the Debt
Meaningful Work and Relationships Through Radical Truth and Transparency: A Conversation with Ray Dalio
Nuclear Fusion: Has Its Time Finally Arrived?
Tech vs. Talk: Is Technology Changing Human Relationships?
Thematic Investing and Portfolio Strategies: Betting on the Megatrends
Widening Access to Capital in Developing Markets
12:00 PM – 02:00 PM Lunch Program | The Future of Humankind
02:30 PM – 03:30 PM Artificial Intelligence: Friend or Foe?
Brazil: The Country of the Future?
Global Risk: Challenges for the Next President
How Activist Investing Is Reshaping the Boardroom: A New Dawn for Corporate Governance?
Leadership in a Multigenerational Workforce: Bridging the Gap to Drive Impact
Lighting the Globe: Manoj Bhargava in Conversation with Sheryl WuDunn
Progress Report: Education Leaders Sound Off
Russia: A Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery Inside an Enigma?
Systemic Risk: Inevitable or Preventable?
The Sustainable Investing Challenge: Innovative Plans from a New Generation
Trans-Pacific Partnership: A Conversation with U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman
03:45 PM – 04:45 PM Asia's Imperative: Educating the Fastest-Growing Middle Class in History
Can We Afford to Cure Disease?
Driverless Cars and Beyond: Where's Transportation Headed?
Frank Luntz: The Verbal and Visual Language of America
Hybrid and Next-Generation Warfare: The Future of Conflict
Income Inequality: The Moral Issue of Our Time?
Marketplace Influence Empowers the New Latina
Monetizing Mobile: Transforming Behavior into Bottom-Line Results
Private Equity Outlook from Industry Titans
Rethinking Risk
The Forces Shaping Europe
05:00 PM – 06:00 PM Global Overview: Will Economic Growth Be Sustained?
Stewards of the Game: The Business Leaders Behind Major Sports
The Evolution of Hedge Funds and the Future of Asset Management
07:00 PM – 08:45 PM Dinner Program | Tom Hanks and Brian Grazer: A Conversation With Two Hollywood Icons
Tue, 05/03
08:00 AM – 09:15 AM Gender Gap: Checking the Box or Moving the Needle?
Public Health: The Key to Prosperity
Real Estate: Where Are Prospects Rising and Falling?
The Age of Asset Management: Harbinger of Stability or Chaos?
U.S. Overview: Will Recovery Prevail?
09:30 AM – 10:30 AM Are You Investing in the Workforce of Tomorrow or the Workforce of Yesterday?
Building a Culture of Innovation
Connectivity Is the New World Order: A Conversation with Parag Khanna (Followed by a book signing)
Does Capitalism Need Saving?
Filling the Mid-Market Financing Gap
How New Investors Are Influencing Venture Capital
Japan: Finding a Path to New Growth
Monetary Policy: Out of Ammunition?
New Wave Giving: How the Next Generation of Philanthropists Is Rethinking the Model
The Climate Change Agreement: What's Next?
The Future of Retirement: Redefining Work, Leisure, Money, Purpose and Success
10:45 AM – 11:45 AM Activist Philanthropy: Upping the Ante for Giving
Africa: Understanding Its Unique Value Proposition
China's Future: The Sky Is Not Falling
Closing the Clean Energy Investment Gap
Discovering Value in Turmoil
End of an Era: A Conversation With NBA Great Kobe Bryant
The Art and Science of Polling
The M&A Outlook
The Search for Cures Leads to Silicon Valley
Universities Step Up Their Role in Regional Economic Development
12:00 PM – 01:15 PM Lunch Program | ISIS and Global Terrorism: What It Will Take to Defeat Them
01:15 PM – 02:00 PM A Conversation with Jacob J. Lew, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury
02:30 PM – 03:30 PM Credit Market Outlook
Election 2016: Navigating the Fault Lines
Food Security: Strengthening the Global Supply Chain
Harnessing Technology for the Future of Cities
Impact Investing: Where Are the Deals?
Jobs and Technology: Is Any Job Truly Safe?
Reforming Islam: A Conversation With Ayaan Hirsi Ali
The Blockchain: A Revolution You Need to Understand
The Changing Energy Landscape: What's the New Normal?
Women Entrepreneurs: A Dynamic Force in Global Growth
03:45 PM – 04:45 PM Accessing China's Markets
Brain Wave: How Meditation Can Enhance and Elevate Your Mind
Digital Innovations Transforming India
From Battlefield to Business: Translating Military Skills Into Civilian Success
How to Restart the Private Market for Mortgage Credit
Investing in Sustainable Development
Outlook for High-Yield and Leveraged Finance
Solving the Global Water Challenge
The Great Global Migration: Beyond the Refugee Crisis
The Road Ahead in Finance: Regulation, Disruption and Human Capital
The Speed of Money: What Faster Payments Mean for Banks, Consumers and the Economy
05:00 PM – 06:00 PM Marketing in the Digital Age: A Conversation with John Sculley and David A. Steinberg
Mexico as a Global Powerhouse
06:00 PM – 07:30 PM Reception | Celebrating Activist Women
Wed, 05/04
08:30 AM – 09:45 AM Taking the Long View: The Dangers of Short-Termism
The Shifting Economic Power of Cities
Treasury's War on Terror: What It Means for Banking and Global Commerce
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Alternative Investing: Cure for Stock and Bond Blues?
Biotech: Bull Market or Bubble?
California: Global Incubator for Innovation and Growth
Editing the Genome: Promise and Peril
Gay Rights: Corporate America's New Export?
Globalization: Path to Prosperity or Race to the Bottom?
Is the Sharing Economy the New Normal?
Playing Games with Our Children's Education
The Growing Drone Phenomenon: Creating Order Out of Chaos
The Influencers: How Increasing Longevity Will Shape Our World
Transforming a Legacy Company
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM After Ebola and Zika: Preparing for the Next Pandemic
Common Sense from Uncommon Investors
Global Retail: Adapting to Changing Tastes
How Do We Value Art?
Prescription for a Longer (and Healthier) Life
STEM Education: Preparing Kids for Jobs Their Parents Don't Understand
Strategic Advocacy: Persuading People to Care
The Business of eSports
The Future of Aerospace in California
The Next Big Things in Technology: A Preview
12:30 PM – 02:30 PM Lunch Program | This Changes Everything: How Technology Is Revolutionizing Medicine
02:45 PM – 03:45 PM Agent of Change: The California-Israel Global Innovation Partnership
Entertainment: Riding the Global Wave
How to Sustain Strong Growth in Emerging and Frontier Markets
Investing in Infrastructure: Closing the Trillion-Dollar Gap
04:00 PM – 05:00 PM Priorities for the Next U.S. President