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Wednesday, September 26


Leaders Breakfast
Terrace Room

Wednesday September 26, 2018 7:30am - 11:30pm
The Plaza


Grand Ballroom

  • Michael R. Bloomberg, Founder, Bloomberg L.P. and Bloomberg Philanthropies

  • The Right Honorable Theresa May, MP, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Open Economies and Free Trade as Drivers of Innovation and Growth 
  • The Right Honorable Theresa May, MP, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President, and CEO, IBM

Technology as a Driver of Global Growth
Spotlight 1
  • James Hackett, President and CEO, Ford Motor Company
  • Francine Lacqua, Anchor and Editor-at-Large, Bloomberg L.P.
Spotlight 2
  • Her Excellency Margrethe Vestager, Commissioner for Competition, European Commission
  • John Micklethwait, Editor-in-Chief, Bloomberg L.P.
Spotlight 3
  • Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
  • Robin Li, Co-Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer, Baidu

Global Leadership in Trade Relationships 
Moderator: The Honorable William J. Clinton, 42nd President of the United States
  • His Excellency Iván Duque Márquez, President of the Republic of Colombia
  • Her Excellency Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Norway
  • His Excellency Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa

Closing Remarks
  • Michael R. Bloomberg, Founder, Bloomberg L.P. and Bloomberg Philanthropies

Wednesday September 26, 2018 8:30am - 11:30pm


Broadcast Session I and Breakout Session
Edwardian Broadcast Room or Champion Suite 

Broadcast Session I: The Future of Finance, hosted by Bloomberg Television
Edwardian Broadcast Room

The Global Investment Outlook in a Late Stage Cycle 
  • Jim Coulter, Co-Chief Executive Officer and Founding Partner, TPG
  • Mary Callahan Erdoes, Chief Executive Officer, J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management
  • Ken Griffin, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Citadel
  • Erik Schatzker, Editor-at-Large, Bloomberg

Global Finance: View From the Top
  • Larry Fink, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, BlackRock
  • David M. Solomon, President and COO, Goldman Sachs
  • Tidjane Thiam, Chief Executive Officer, Credit Suisse
  • Francine Lacqua, Anchor & Editor-at-Large, Bloomberg


Breakout Session: Disrupt to Stabilize: How Youth Are Shaping the Economy, hosted by the Misk Foundation
Champion Suite 
  • Josh Giegel, Co-founder & CTO, Virgin Hyperloop One
  • Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO, Uber
  • Jacqueline Novogratz, Founder and CEO, Acumen
  • Linda Rottenberg, Co-founder and CEO, Endeavor Global
  • Hamdi Ulukaya, Founder and CEO, Chobani
  • Joshua L. Steiner, Senior Advisor, Bloomberg LP

Wednesday September 26, 2018 10:45am - 11:30pm


Networking Lunch Reception
A Networking Lunch Reception will take place in the Terrace Room from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Wednesday September 26, 2018 12:00pm - 11:30pm
The Plaza


Broadcast Session II
Edwardian Broadcast Room

Broadcast Session II: Trade Partnerships and Economic Migration, hosted by CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS

How Large-Scale Demographic Shifts Will Impact Jobs, Trade and the Global Economy
  • His Excellency Enrique Peña Nieto, President of the United Mexican States
  • His Excellency Alain Berset, President of the Swiss Confederation
  • Bill McDermott, CEO, SAP
  • Heather Ridout, Chair, AustralianSuper

The EU on the Global Stage 
  • Her Excellency Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the EU Commission

Partnerships for Prosperity in a Post-Brexit European Union
  • His Excellency Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón, President of the Government of Spain
  • His Excellency Frans Timmermans, First Vice President, European Commission

The Growing Euro-Asia Alliance 
  • The Honorable Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia
  • His Excellency Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
  • The Right Honorable Jacinda Ardern, MP, Prime Minister of New Zealand

Topics for private roundtables following the plenary include:
  • Business Evolution: Digitization of Major Industry
  • Building Resilient Economies and Preserving Marine Ecosystems in Coastal Nations
  • Energy, Infrastructure, Technology, Access: Meeting the Needs of the Next Billion Global Producers and Consumers
  • Global Cooperation and Artificial Intelligence

Wednesday September 26, 2018 12:30pm - 11:30pm


One Planet Summit
Grand Ballroom

More information

Wednesday September 26, 2018 2:00pm - 11:30pm
The Plaza