World Leadership Forum 2014
- Tuesday, September 23, 2014
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
St. Regis Hotel
2 E 55th St
New York, NY
- Event type
Due to popular demand, the luncheon with Premier Philippe Couillard is SOLD OUT. Participating in the panel discussions is still available at a reduced rate.
World Leadership Forum Agenda
8:30 am Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:55 am Welcome Remarks
9:00-9.55 am PANEL DISCUSSION: GLOBAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
Experts from America’s top financial institutions address the challenges and potential of the US economy.
Henry A. Fernandez, Chairman & CEO, MSCI Inc.
Bruce Kasman, Chief Economist and Managing Director of Global Research, JPMorgan Chase
Richard Peach, Senior Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Hon. Robert D. Hormats, Vice Chairman, Kissinger Associates
10:00-10.55 am PANEL DISCUSSION: WORD FROM WALL STREET
Business leaders forecast global economic growth in the face of recent geopolitical developments.
Thomas B. Michaud, President & CEO, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc.
Abby Joseph Cohen, President of the Global Markets Institute and Senior Investment Strategist,Goldman Sachs
Michael Feroli, Chief US Economist, JPMorgan Chase
Ethan Harris, Managing Director, Head of North American Economics, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Steven Wieting, Global Chief Strategist, Citi Private Bank
11:00-11:55 am PANEL DISCUSSION: MEGATRENDS IN GLOBAL RISK
Experts from diverse fields take stock and look ahead at opportunities that will shape the world in the near future.
Brendan Dougher, NY Metro Region Managing Partner, PwC
Howard Kravitz, Managing Director, PwC
James Childs, Senior Research Scientist of Epidemiology, Yale School of Public Health
Oxana Shevel, Professor of Comparative Politics and Post-Communism, Tufts University
12:00-2:00 pm Lunch and Keynote Address by: SOLD OUT
The Honorable Philippe Couillard, Premier, Québec
2:30-3:30 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: AMERICA’S ROLE IN THE WORLD
What role does the United States of America play in a multipolar world?
Sarwar Kashmeri, Professor of Political Science, Norwich University
Stephen Sestanovich, Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor for the Practice of International Diplomacy, Columbia University
Nicholas Wapshott, International Editor, Newsweek
Stephen Roach, Senior Fellow and Lecturer, Jackson Institute of Global Affairs, Yale University
3:45-4:45 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: MITIGATING CLIMATE CHANGE: INVESTING IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Is global climate change the defining challenge of this century? Top scientists and economists discuss how we can curb the damage and adapt to this new reality.
Theodore Roosevelt IV, Managing Director, Barclays Capital
Denise Mauzerall, Professor of Environmental Engineering, Princeton University
Lorraine Smith, Senior Director, SustainAbility
Adam Sobel, Professor of Environmental Sciences, Earth Institute,Columbia University