World Leadership Forum 2009

Event offered by:
Foreign Policy Association

Event Details

Wednesday, September 23, 2009
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM 
TIAA-CREF Building
730 Third Avenue between 45th and 46th St
New York, NY
Event type
Lecture / Panel  

Event Transcripts and Video

Hosted by the Foreign Policy Association and coinciding with the United Nations General Assembly, the World Leadership Forum is one of the foremost public forums on global affairs. Over the years, chief executive officers, heads of government and state, investors and policy makers have participated to discuss and exchange views on global trends and issues that will shape business and foreign policy agendas.

Read/Download Remarks by Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd

Read/Download Transcript: U.S. and Global Economic Outlook

Read/Download Transcript:The Word From Wall Street


Wednesday, September 23rd


730 Third Avenue bet. 45th & 46th Street
New York City

8:30 am Registration/Continental Breakfast

9:00 am Welcome Remarks

Roger W. Ferguson

President and CEO, TIAA-CREF and former Vice-chairman of the Federal Reserve Board

9:15-10:30 am The Word from Wall Street

Moderator: James P. Dougherty

Partner, Great Hill Partners

Archibald Cox, Jr.
Chairman, Barclays Americas

Dr. Henry Kaufman
President & CEO, Henry Kaufman & Company Inc. and Author, The Road to Financial Reformation

William W. Priest
CEO & CIO, Epoch Investment Partners, Inc.

Mark Chandler
Global Head of Currency Strategy, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.


10:30-10:45 am Coffee Break

10:45-12:00 pm U.S. and Global Economic Outlook

Moderator: Theodore Roosevelt IV
Managing Director, Barclays Capital

Abby Joseph Cohen
Chair, Investment Policy Committee, Goldman Sachs

Brian Fabbri
Chief Economist, Americas, BNP Paribas

Larry Kantor
Managing Director, Head of Research, Barclays Capital


Luncheon Program
301 Park Avenue at 49th Street
Grand Ballroom

12:30-2:00 pm Luncheon in Honor of H.E. Kevin Rudd
Prime Minister of Australia


Afternoon Session

The Wharton Auditorium 17th floor
730 Third Avenue between 45th and 46th Street

2:30 -3:30 pm The New Energy Paradigm

Moderator: John Hofmeister
Founder and CEO, Citizens for Affordable Energy

Panelists: Robert E. Curry, Jr.
Commissioner of the New York State Public Service Commission

Dan Esty
Director, Yale Center for Business and the Environment, Yale Law University

Yury Gogotsi
Director, A.J. Drexel Nanotechnology Institute, Drexel University

David Mohler
Vice president and Chief Technology Officer, Duke Energy


3:30-4:30 pm Cybersecurity: Threats and Responses

Moderator: James P. Dougherty
Partner, Great Hill Partners

Michael Cote
Chief Executive Officer, Secureworks

Sarwar A. Kashmeri
Strategic Communitcations Advisor, Author and Host, "Global Currents" podcast

Timothy Brown
Vice President and Chief Architect for Security Management, CA, Inc.


4:30-5:45 pm Women's Health and the Development Agenda
co-sponsored by World Affairs Council of Connecticut (WACCT) in collaboration with the United Nations Foundation, the International Women's Health Coalition, and Pfizer External Medical Health

Ann Curry
NBC news journalist and news anchor

Rachel Mayanja
UN Special Advisor on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women (OSAG)

Susan Blumenthal
Director, Health and Medicine Program
Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress (CSPC)

Rt. Honorable Dimeji Bankole
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nigeria

Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland
former Director-General of the World Health Organization and former Prime Minister of Norway

5:45 pm Reception

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