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2015 Agenda

7:30 AM

Registration Opens

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

8:30 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:30 AM - 8:35 AM

8:35 AM

Investing in the Future

8:35 AM - 9:05 AM

Noted business leaders and philanthropists Michael Bloomberg and Tom Steyer discuss the business and economic imperatives of fighting climate change.

9:05 AM

Around the World in 30 Minutes

9:05 AM - 9:35 AM

A fast-paced look at global opportunities and risks.

9:35 AM

Empire Building: Talking Global Real Estate

9:35 AM - 9:55 AM

A look at what's ahead for 2016.

9:55 AM

Influencer Interview: Blythe Masters

9:55 AM - 10:15 AM

Making the move from Wall Street to Silicon Alley.

10:15 AM

Exit Strategy: Will the M&A Boom Last?

10:15 AM - 10:35 AM

2015 has been a big year for M&A, but what does the current run mean for 2016?

10:35 AM

Networking Break

10:35 AM - 10:50 AM

10:50 AM

Risk and Resiliency: Striving for a Stronger Marketplace

10:50 AM - 11:20 AM

Mitigating technology’s weaknesses in the system

11:20 AM

Building the Future: The Coming Infrastructure Gold Rush

11:20 AM - 11:40 AM

Who's financing the next wave of roads, rails, pipelines and more?

11:40 AM

The Great Debate: The Next Financial Capital

11:40 AM - 12:00 PM

A three-way debate about which city will be the world's next financial capital center.

12:00 PM

Influencer Interview: Barry Diller

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

He’s more than a media mogul: he’s a savvy portfolio manager.

12:30 PM

Networking Lunch

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

12:30 PM

Special Lunch Session

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Hosted by Powershares QQQ

"Thinking in New Boxes: Bridging Leadership & Innovation"
Alan Iny challenges business leaders to question their assumptions and look at problems from a new lens. A Principal & Senior Global Specialist at the Boston Consulting Group and co-author of Thinking in New Boxes, Iny has trained thousands of executives on how to think creatively.

1:45 PM

Welcome Back

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

1:50 PM

Wall Street meets Hollywood

1:50 PM - 2:05 PM

Filmmakers detail why the financial industry makes for great storytelling.

2:05 PM

Cliff’s Notes

2:05 PM - 2:20 PM

A bespoke presentation by Cliff Asness, co-founder of AQR Capital Management.

2:20 PM

Bloomberg Intelligence Presents: The FinTech Disruption

2:20 PM - 2:25 PM

2:25 PM

Banker Beware: Meet the FinTech Insurgents

2:25 PM - 2:50 PM

Next generation financial technology startups discuss market disruption.

2:50 PM

Influencer Interview: Jeff Smith

2:50 PM - 3:10 PM

The Starboard Value chief discusses opportunities and challenges in 2016.

3:10 PM

Networking Break

3:10 PM - 3:35 PM

3:35 PM

Millennials and Money: What You Need to Know

3:35 PM - 3:40 PM

A bespoke presentation

3:40 PM

Venture Capital Goes on the Defensive

3:40 PM - 4:05 PM

How can venture firms win when founders hold all the cards?

4:05 PM

Influencer Interview: Bill Ackman

4:05 PM - 4:30 PM

What’s on the mind of one of the world’s best-known activist investors?

4:30 PM

Closing Remarks & Cocktail Reception

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM