Mon, 04/27
08:00 AM – 09:15 AM Accelerating Medical Research: The Bipartisan Quest for Cures
American Politics: The 114th Congress and 2016 Presidential Election
The Return of Volatility: Canary in the Coal Mine?
09:30 AM – 10:30 AM Architecture of the American Economy: Policies to Drive Economic Growth and Our Competitiveness
Global Risk
Power Shifts in Global Energy
Rebuilding Housing Finance: The Next Steps
The Economic Future of the Middle East
The Imperative of Early Childhood Education
The Intangibles of Building a Great Hedge Fund: People as an Asset Class
The Urban 6 Billion: A Blueprint for Development Through Private Investment
Trash or Treasure? Finding Value in Distressed-Debt Investing
Wellness and Prevention: Creating Healthier Lives and a Healthier Economy
Women in Elective Office
10:45 AM – 11:45 AM An Unexpected Intersection: A Conversation With Norman Lear and Prophet Walker (Followed by a book signing)
Building a 21st Century Economy: A Conversation With U.S. Governors
Digitizing Wall Street: How Technology Is Changing the Future of Finance
From Success to Significance: A Legacy of Purpose for Longer Lives
Health Care in the Digital Age
I'm Not an Impact Investor, or Am I?
Navigating Europe's New Volatility
Paving the Way to Next-Generation Infrastructure
Risky Business: Understanding Asia's Geopolitical and Societal Uncertainties
What Keeps CEOs Up at Night -- and What Gets Them Up in the Morning?
12:00 PM – 02:00 PM Lunch Program | The Global Economy: A Conversation With Timothy Geithner, Henry Paulson and Robert Rubin
02:30 PM – 03:30 PM A Conversation With Ken Griffin and Mohamed El-Erian
Detroit: A Case Study in Changing a City's Fortunes
Great Ambition: Islamic Finance Goes Global
Is Bigger Better? Global Strategies in Hospitality
Luxury Without Borders
Peak Oil and Green Energy: Both Fossils?
Smart on Science: How Today's Patients Are Driving Cures
The 'New' Trades: Rethinking Education for a Digital World
Trick of the Trade: Pouring Liquidity Back Into Fixed Income
Women: Key Players in High-Growth Investment Strategies
03:45 PM – 04:45 PM Can Hollywood Speak Chinese?
Closing the Income Inequality Gap
Creating Stronger Partnerships for Global Food Security
Dealing With China: A Conversation With Henry Paulson (Followed by a book signing)
Global Consumers: Riding the Wave of the World's Growing Middle Class
Prescription for Wellness: Extending Our Health Span
Private Equity: Rotation and Valuation
The Future of Higher Education
The World in 2025
What Online Lending Means for Banks, Businesses and Borrowers
Will Foreign Hands and Better Corporate Governance Lift the Japanese Economy?
05:00 PM – 05:45 PM Engaging a Curious Mind: Brian Grazer Talks With Bob Iger About Life, Listening (Followed by a book signing)
05:00 PM – 06:00 PM #MIGlobalEntrepreneurs
Gender Balance as a Strategic Initiative: A Global Perspective (By invitation only)
Global Overview
07:00 PM – 08:45 PM Dinner Program | May We Have Your Attention, Please: How Data Is Transforming the Consumer Experience
Tue, 04/28
08:00 AM – 09:15 AM A Conversation With Ben Horowitz (Followed by a book signing)
Ebola and Economy: The Cost of Infectious Disease
Follow the Flow: How Asset Management Is Reshaping the Global Financial System
U.S. Overview: A Catalyst for World Growth?
09:30 AM – 10:30 AM Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: Why L.A. Is Working
Demystifying Millennials
Digital Future: The Internet of Things
Global Real Estate: Best Countries, Best Classes
Investing in Growth: Opportunities in Developing Markets
K-12 Education Reform: Are We Getting It Right?
Say This, Not This: The Words to Use and the Words to Lose
Southeast Asia: A Compelling Case for Investment
The Business of Healthy
The Catalyst for Change: What's Working in Philanthropy -- and What's Not?
The Economic Implications of Climate Change
10:45 AM – 11:45 AM Bridging the Graduation Gap for Low-Income Students
Convergence: Philanthropy, Technology, Celebrity and Marketing
Credit Markets: What's Next?
Deploying the Human Capital of Military Veterans: A Global Priority
Technology, Creativity, Values: What Drives the New Disruptors?
The Alchemy of Finance: Portfolio Construction Strategies
The Future of FinTech
The Transformation of Mexico
The World in Turmoil
Women Challenging the Status Quo: Building Businesses Their Way
12:00 PM – 02:00 PM Lunch Program | What Would You Do to Make the World Better for Women and Girls? A Conversation and Call to Action
02:30 PM – 03:30 PM Cyber-Security: Protecting Companies and Citizens From Assault
From Marketer to Influencer to Global Brand Shaper
Inclusive Finance: How Technology Brings Banking to the Underserved
Innovative Cities: Transforming the Urban Ecosystem
Investing in Emerging Markets: The Returns Are in the Details
Is the Pacific Future Happening Now?
The Art and Science of Capital Structure
The Future of Work: How to Survive and Thrive Amid Creative Disruption
The Shifting Sands of Market Structure: Equity Trading in the Spotlight
Transforming Global Supply Chains to Be Humane and Ethical
03:45 PM – 04:45 PM A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity -- A Conversation With Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn (Followed by a book signing)
Boom or Bust: Opportunities and Risk in M&A
Breakthrough Medicine: Will Finding a Cure Be Just the Start of Saving Lives?
Disequilibrium in Global Debt
Investment Opportunities in Education
Macroeconomic Trends: Monetary and Fiscal Responses
Modern Money: How Technology and Culture Are Changing How We Save, Spend and Invest
Reform in China: Growing Pains for a Global Power
Silver Strategies: Capitalizing on the Longevity Economy
Technology and Jobs: Should Workers Worry?
The Talent Crisis: Strategies to Build a Skilled Technology Workforce and Assure Diversity
05:00 PM – 06:00 PM Beyond the Headlines: Global Leaders Explore Africa's Future
Wed, 04/29
08:30 AM – 09:45 AM Growth on the Frontier: Insights From African Executives
Reading the Tea Leaves: Markets on the Edge of Order and Chaos
Return on People: The Link Between Human Capital, Values and Corporate Performance
Sustainable Investing: Innovative Plans From a New Generation
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM China's Outbound Investment: A Bid for Influence or Better Returns?
Going Over the Top: New Currents in the Digital Stream
Impact Investing 2.0: Finding Value in Doing Good
Infrastructure as an Asset Class
Institutional Investors: Patient Capital in an Impatient World
Leadership on the Front Lines
The Art of Art Collecting
The Blue Economy
The Business of Sports
The Learning Gap: Creating the Workforce Industry Needs
Where Does Russia Go From Here?
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM Beyond Start-Up Nation: Israel's Growth Platform for Global Co-Innovation
Digital Me: The Right to Privacy vs. the Public Good
How American Business Is Shaping the Gay-Rights Debate
India: Can Modi Turn the Elephant Around?
Next-Century Cities: A New Design for an Aging Demographic
Precision Medicine: Accelerating Treatments From Potential to Reality
Saving the World From Us: Strategies for Conservation
Taxes, Philosophy and Reform: Two Conversations With Milken Institute Review Authors
The Future Is Now: Things That Will Blow Your Mind
12:30 PM – 02:30 PM Lunch Program | Part 1 A Conversation With Jerry Brown and Kevin de León on California's Response to Climate Change | Part 2 Trends in Global Entertainment
02:45 PM – 03:45 PM Commercial Diplomacy: A Conversation With U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker
Expanding Our Frontiers: How Manned Spaceflight Can Change Your Future
Fountain of Age: Unlocking the Secrets of Longer Life
The Long War Against Terrorism: A Military Perspective
04:00 PM – 05:00 PM Around the World in 60 Minutes: Creating Global Prosperity