Friday, June 10, 2016

Nik Gowing - Creating 75 million Entrepreneurs: Is it possible?

The UN estimates that 75 million young people are unemployed globally, with the vast majority relying on small enterprises to join the workforce. What measures can be taken to encourage and support younger entrepreneurs?

On the agenda:

  • Cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset at an early age
  • Redefining risk in career progression for young people
  • Building entrepreneurial ecosystems
  • John Harthorne, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, MassChallenge, USA
  • Edward Thai, Venture Partner, 500 Startups, USA 
Moderated by Nik Gowing, International Broadcaster, King's College London, United Kingdom

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Thorold Barker - The Growth Illusion

Have central banks broken the link between financial markets and the real economy?
  • Mary Callahan Erdoes, Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management, JPMorgan Chase & Co., USA
  • Raghuram G. Rajan, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India
  • Anthony Scaramucci, Founder and Co-Managing Partner, SkyBridge Capital, USA
  • Axel A. Weber, Chairman of the Board of Directors, UBS Group, Switzerland 
Moderated by Thorold Barker, Editor, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Wall Street Journal, United Kingdom

Monday, June 6, 2016

Hiroka Kuniya - A World without Work?

How will rapid technological progress and the prospect of longer, healthier lives revolutionize work? 
This session was developed in partnership with NHK. 
  • Erik Brynjolfsson, Director, MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, MIT - Sloan School of Management, USA
  • Yoshiaki Fujimori, President and Chief Executive Officer, LIXIL Group, Japan
  • Dileep George, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Vicarious, USA
  • Christopher Pissarides, Regius Professor of Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
  • Troels Lund Poulsen, Minister for Business and Growth of Denmark
Moderated by Hiroko Kuniya, Anchor, NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation), Japan