Global Conference 2017

Global Conference 2017

MIc'd Up | Part 1: A Conversation with Robert Ballard | Part 2: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in Conversation with Katie Couric

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 / 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Wilshire Ballroom

Part 1: Ocean explorer Robert Ballard discovered the wreck of the Titanic and the final resting place of the German battleship Bismarck. His journeys into the deep also have given us new insights into undersea geography and life. In this session, he will make a case for further exploration and mapping of the sea's floor.

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Part 2: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a global icon. The former NBA great goes one-on-one with Katie Couric to recount his evolution from street ballplayer to superstar, New York Times bestselling author, film producer, and community activist.

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Katie Couric

Global News Anchor, Yahoo

Brian Sullivan

Co-Anchor, CNBC's "Power Lunch"


Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

NBA Hall of Fame Champion; New York Times best-selling Author

Robert Ballard

Founder and President, Ocean Exploration Trust; Director, Center for Ocean Exploration, University of Rhode Island's Graduate School of Oceanography

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