Program Glance
Sat, 04/29
05:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Global Gourmet Games (Invite only)
Sun, 04/30
08:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Family Program (Invite only)
12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Leaders in Finance: A Conversation to Strengthen America's Economy (Invite only)
12:00 PM - 04:30 PM
What Matters Now: Navigating the New Investment Landscape (Invite only)
04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Welcome Reception Hosted by WorldQuant (Invite only)
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Welcome Reception
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Milken Institute Young Leaders Circle Welcome Reception (Invite only)
Mon, 05/01
06:00 AM - 07:00 AM
Unplugged: Chair Yoga Class
06:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
06:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Global Conference Registration
06:15 AM - 07:30 AM
Associates Breakfast (Invite only)
07:45 AM - 09:15 AM
Part 1: A Conversation with Steven Mnuchin, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury | Part 2: Global Capital Markets
08:00 AM - 09:15 AM
Getting Our Health Priorities in Order: Prevention, Research, and Treatment
Working Roundtable: Capital Markets for SMEs (Invite only)
08:15 AM - 09:15 AM
Bridging the Gap in U.S. Infrastructure (Invite only)
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Aligning Endowment Investments with Philanthropic Mission
Bridging the Gap Between the Military and Silicon Valley
China Disrupted: The Inside View
Cracking the Code of Addiction and Mental Health
Creating Meaningful Lives for the 21st Century Workforce: A Conversation with Top Executives
Entrepreneurship & Essential Ingredients to U.S. Competitive Advantage
Feeding the Future: The Changing Landscapes of Food and Agriculture
Investing in the Future: Mike Cagney and Rajeev Misra (Invite only)
Not Working: Solutions to America's Underemployment Crisis
Outlook for Brazil (Invite only)
Pacific Alliance: Leading Integration in Latin America
Retrospective: Lessons Learned from Leading Investors
The Coming U.S. Infrastructure Boom
The Modernizing Middle East: Crossroads of the World (Invite Only)
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Beyond the Dollar
Disrupting Food: Alternative Proteins Leading to a More Sustainable Future
IPOs for SMEs: Can Capital Markets Close the Financing Gap?
MIc'd Up | Part 1: A Conversation with John Chambers and Ken Griffin | Part 2: Pedro Domingos in Conversation with Eric Schmidt
Macroeconomic Outlook: The Search for Value
My Organization Has Been Hacked! Now What?
Poised for Growth: The ASEAN Opportunity (Invite only)
Russia Revealed: Where Moscow and Washington Go from Here
Succession Plans: How to Ensure Long-Term Philanthropic Success (Invite only)
The Evolution of Value Creation in Private Equity (Invite only)
The First 100 Days—and the Next 1,000
The Future of Europe: Is Liberal Democracy in Trouble?
Unleashing Innovation: Advancing a Creative, Productive and Competitive Workforce
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Developing a 21st Century Workforce: Global Leadership Roundtable (Invite only)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Lunch Program | Part 1: A Conversation with Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce | Part 2: Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group | Part 3: A Conversation with Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
12:15 PM - 02:00 PM
Education Lunch (Invite only)
02:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Unplugged: Meditation Boot Camp
02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
A Private Fireside Chat with Dmitri Alperovitch (Invite only)
Confronting Terrorism at Home and Abroad
Financial Regulation in the 21st Century: Risks, Challenges and Opportunities
Finding Common Ground: A Conversation on Trade & Taxes (Invite only)
Fireside Chat with Taro Aso, Deputy Prime Minister of Japan (Invite only)
Future of Food: CEO Roundtable (Invite only)
Global Overview: The Economic Outlook
Global Real Estate Outlook: A More Attractive Asset?
Health Citizenship: The Nexus of Data, Technology and Research
MIc'd Up | Part 1: A Conversation with Angela Ahrendts | Part 2: A Conversation with Elizabeth Blackburn (followed by a book signing)
MIc'd Up | Part 1: A Conversation with John S. Watson | Part 2: A Conversation with Ernest Moniz
Part 1: A Conversation with Betsy DeVos, Secretary, U.S. Department of Education | Part 2: U.S. Education Policy Discussion
Populism: Passing Fad or New Political Era?
The Future of NAFTA
Trends Shaping Technology, Business and Society
03:30 PM - 03:45 PM
Brian Fishman Book Signing
Elizabeth Blackburn Book Signing
03:45 PM - 04:45 PM
A Private Fireside Chat with Richard Haass (Invite only)
AI: Reshaping the World As We Know It
Business Tax Reform: Hammering Out the Details
Global Institutional Investors: Assessing U.S. Opportunities
How Technology Trends Will Impact Your Portfolio
Investing in Sustainable Development
Meaningful Lives: Individual Talks by Shaka Senghor, Arianna Huffington, and Deepak Chopra (followed by book signings)
Monetary Policy: What's Left in the Toolbox?
Outlook for Mexico (Invite only)
Reducing the Health and Economic Burden of Chronic Disease
Supercharge the Search for Cures: Medical Philanthropists Reinvent Giving to Get Results
The Future of Finance
Transforming the Urban Landscape
Turning the Tide on the Opioid Epidemic (Invite only)
04:45 PM - 05:00 PM
Arianna Huffington Book Signing
Deepak Chopra Book Signing
Sebastian Mallaby Book Signing
Shaka Senghor Book Signing
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
A Conversation with Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso
Activist Athletes: Embracing Social Advocacy
Chess and the Art of War: Strategies That Win, from Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen
China, Architect of a New Global Order?
Macroprudential Policy: Regulation and Financial Stability (Invite only)
Portfolio Harmony: Balancing Active and Passive (Invite only)
Private Reception Hosted by Glex Group (Invite only)
Will You Live to a Healthy 100?
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
General Reception
Principal Financial Group Reception (Invite only)
Reception for Speakers and Sponsors Hosted by Bombardier (Invite only)
06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
EY Reception (Invite only)
07:00 PM - 08:45 PM
Dinner Program | Multi-Hyphenates J.J. Abrams and Jon Favreau in Conversation with Eddy Cue
09:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Late Night
Tue, 05/02
06:00 AM - 07:00 AM
Unplugged: Chair Yoga Class
06:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
06:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Global Conference Registration
07:00 AM - 08:45 AM
Global Capital Markets Advisory Council Breakfast (Invite only)
08:00 AM - 09:15 AM
Forces Shaping Asia
How to Accelerate Gender Diversity on Boards (7:30 AM Breakfast; 8:00 AM Session)
MIc'd Up | Part 1: Jeb Bush in Conversation with Terry Duffy | Part 2: Jim Yong Kim in Conversation with Michael Milken
The Asset Management Outlook
U.S. Overview: Will the Economic Tailwind Continue?
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
A Conversation with Sherry Lansing (followed by a book signing)
CEO Roundtable | Technological Disintermediation (Invite only)
Can the Traditional University Thrive in the Internet Age?
Framework for Investing for the Long Term
I, Worker: Employment in the Age of Robots
Investing in Brazil: Creating Value Through Special Situations (Invite only)
Japan's Great Investment Wave
Pitch@Palace - Prince Andrew, The Duke of York and Alumni from the Program
Seeding Change: A New Dynamism in Philanthropy
Solutions to Climate Change: A 10-Year Game Plan
Tackling GSE Reform (Invite only)
The Hunt for Yield: Risk-Free Return or Return-Free Risk?
To Infinity and Beyond: What's Cool in Transportation
Young Entrepreneurs Who Are Rewriting the Biopharma Business Model
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Sherry Lansing and Stephen Galloway Book Signing
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Big Data, AI and Medical Research (Invite only)
Brazil's Role in Driving Technology and Innovation
California and Asia: The Need for Collaboration
Common Sense from Uncommon Investors
Food Investors and Innovators Inspiring a Health Revolution
Hedge Funds Adapting to the New Normal (Invite only)
How the Energy Transformation Will Power the Future
India's Great Strides
Investing in Sustainable Infrastructure (Invite only)
MIc'd Up | Part 1: A Conversation with Norman Lear and Ava DuVernay | Part 2: A Conversation with Sheryl WuDunn and Nicholas Kristof
Overcoming the Political Divide
Return on Longevity: Capitalizing on the Demographic Shift
Shaping Digital Finance
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Lunch Program | Nasdaq Closing Bell Ceremony | Institute Chairman Michael Milken on Building Meaningful Lives
02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
A Private Fireside Chat with Tom Barrack (Invite only)
Activist Investors: Unlocking Value
Building Tomorrow's Agents of Change Across Africa
Global Growth Markets Outlook
Global Private Equity Outlook
Globalization in the Crosshairs
Impact Investing (Invite only)
Leading a Healthy Life
New Educational Pathways to Middle-Class Jobs
On the Edge: Asia's Entrepreneurs Breaking Barriers
Structured Credit and a Rising Rate Environment (Invite only)
The Refugee Crisis: Rising to Meet the Moral Challenge of Our Time
Trusting Brands: Companies That Create and Inspire Change
Unplugged: Meditation Boot Camp
What's Happened to the American Dream?
03:45 PM - 04:45 PM
A Fireside Chat with Leon Black (Invite only)
Bolstering Financial Intermediaries to Enhance Capital Flows (Invite only)
Brexit and the Domino Effect: What to Expect In the Year Ahead
Commissioners of Sport: Agile Leadership in a Competitive World
Investing in China's Future (Invite only)
L.A. as Entertainment Capital: Chasing Global Markets or Global Talent?
MENA Region: New Tactics to Transform Economies and Accelerate Growth
New Horizons: The Evolution of Direct Lending and Illiquid Credit
Opening Up Capital Access for Underserved Small Businesses
Pivoting to Purpose: Defining the Next Chapter of Your Life
The Global M&A Outlook
Unbound: Retraining the American Workforce
Where in the World Are the Best Infrastructure Deals?
Workshop: Using Meditation to Expand Your Capacity for Compassion
04:45 PM - 05:00 PM
Cheryl Strauss Einhorn Book Signing
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Businesses That Thrive Through Diversity and Inclusion
Credit Market Outlook
Human Capital Through the Eyes of Senior Leaders
MIc'd Up | Part 1: A Conversation with Robert Ballard | Part 2: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in Conversation with Katie Couric
Quality Assurance: Why Women Lead Most Health-Care Decisions
Stepping into Globalized Financial Markets (Invite only)
The Indian Diaspora: A Force to Be Reckoned With? (Invite only)
05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Jefferies Reception (Invite only)
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Reception for Speakers and Sponsors Hosted by CME Group (Invite only)
06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Monetize Me: Brand-Building at the Intersection of Sports, Entertainment & Media
Reception: Iconic Women in Media
S&P Global Reception (Invite only)
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Summit on Business and the Future of Aging Private Dinner (Invite only)
06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Milken Institute Young Leaders Circle Reception and Program (Invite only)
Wed, 05/03
06:00 AM - 07:00 AM
Unplugged: Balanced Body Workout
06:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
06:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Global Conference Registration
07:00 AM - 08:15 AM
Military Leadership Breakfast (Invite only)
07:30 AM - 09:00 AM
Workshop: Designing a More Meaningful Life
08:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Summit on Business and the Future of Aging (Invite only)
08:30 AM - 09:45 AM
A Conversation with the 47th Vice President of the United States Joe Biden
Working Session: Scaling Technology for Sustainable Development (Invite only)
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Emerging Managers Roundtable (Invite only)
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
A New Breed: FinTech's Fusion with Alternative Investing
Addressing the Urban Housing Crisis
Are eSports Ready for the Big Time?
Big Data as Driver of Disruptive Technology Breakthroughs
Charting New Frontiers in Asset Ownership
Getting from Financial Inclusion and Literacy to Financial Health
Humankind vs. Cancer: The Scorecard
Mission Driven: How NextGen Leaders Use Business Tools to Create Social Change
The Future of the Internet: Value Creation in the 21st Century (Invite only)
The Sustainable Investing Challenge: Meet the Winning Team; See the Plan
Things That Will Blow Your Mind
White Swans, Grey Swans and Black Swans for the Global Economy
10:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Ontario Teachers' Global Strategic Relationship Summit (Invite only)
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Act Now! Making Culture a Force for Change
Fake News: Negotiating Politics and Society in a Post-Truth World
FinAction: Applying FinTech to Solve Our Greatest Financial Challenges
Hacks on Health Care: How to Make a Vulnerable Industry Cyber-Secure
Medical Marijuana: Health and (Financial) Wellness
Portfolio Strategies That Mitigate Political Risk
Shaping Skylines and the World: Steve Wynn and Steven Roth
SoCal Regional Leaders: Developing a 21st Century Approach (Invite only)
The Business of Sports
The Evolution of Hedge Fund Management
The Road Less Traveled: Investing in Special Situations
12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Lunch Program | A Conversation with the 43rd President of the United States George W. Bush
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM
Addressing Global Challenges with Investment Dollars
Feng Shui Your Life: A Formula for Prosperity
Leverage: How Philanthropies Use New Tools to Create Change
Start-up Nations: Creating Laboratories for Developing Economies
That's Entertainment: Looking for the Next Stage
Venture Capital 20/20: Trends to Expect in the Years Ahead
When Ordinary Becomes Extraordinary: Olympic and Paralympic Heroes
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Digital Reality: How Interconnectedness Is Reshaping Our Lives
Space Travel: From Mars to the Stars
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Closing Reception | Quincy Jones: My Life in the Media Industry