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Global Conference 2008
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The 2008 Milken Institute Global Conference brought together some of the most extraordinary people in the world - from scientists, business executives and philanthropists to journalists, academics and Nobel laureates - for three days of discussions on how to solve some of our most pressing social, political and economic challenges.

More than 3,000 people from 50 countries attended the 11th annual conference, which included a record number of sessions (130) and panelists (480).

Discussions focused on financial markets (particularly credit), energy, education, health care, media and philanthropy.

Agenda and Program
Summaries, photos, audio recordings and video clips are being posted on each session's page. In addition, slides prepared for each panel are available for attendees only. Go to the Program page.

This year's conference included 478 speakers. View a list of confirmed speakers.

For additional questions about the conference, please e-mail conferences@milkeninstitute.org.

2008 Global Conference Video Highlight's

A Nation Paralyzed:
Is the United States at Risk of Losing the Education Race Worldwide?
Financial Innovations: Complexity Isn't Innovation, Leverage Isn't Credit
A Discussion with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger
Credit: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

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