World Leadership Forum 2019

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Event Details

Date:
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM 
Location:
The Harvard Club
35 W 44th Street
New York, NY
Event type
Conference  
Email: 
[email protected] 
Telephone: 
2124818100 x251 
Admission Types
Membership Level: Forum and Luncheon: $125.00
General Admission: Forum and Luncheon: $150.00
 

Event Description

The Foreign Policy Association is proud to announce the 19th annual World Leadership Forum.

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, heads of government and state, executives, investors and policy makers, have participated to discuss and exchange views on global trends and issues that shape business and foreign policy agendas.

The Forum will be hosted on the morning of September 25th at The Harvard Club (35 W 44th Street).  The Luncheon begins at 12:00 p.m.   

 

8:00-8:50 am               

REGISTRATION: Continental Breakfast

8:50-8:55 am               

WELCOME REMARKS

9:00-9:55 am               

PANEL DISCUSSION: WORD FROM WALL STREET

Moderated by

Michael Hanson

Senior Global Economist, J.P. Morgan

Gregory Daco

Chief U.S. Economist, Oxford Economics USA

Abby Joseph Cohen

Advisory Director, Goldman Sachs

10:00-10.55 am                      

MODERATED DISCUSSION: CHINA'S GRAND STRATEGY 

Moderated by Professor Sarwar Kashmeri 

Fellow, Foreign Policy Association; Author, "China's Grand Strategy: Weaving a New Silk Road to global primacy;" Applied Research Fellow Peace & War Center, Norwich University.

 

11:00-11:55 am          

PANEL DISCUSSION: PETER G PETERSON DISTINGUISHED LECTURE ON

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY AND THE GLOBAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

 

Moderated by: TBD 

Robyn Meredith

Author of “The Elephant and the Dragon: The Rise of India and China, and What It Means for All of Us”, Fellow, Foreign Policy Association

Dr. Alexis Crow

Lead, Geopolitical Investing Practice, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Ceyla Pazarbasioglu

Vice President for Equitable Growth, Finance, and Institutions, World Bank Group

 

Luncheon Program: Harvard Hall, Harvard Club (35 W. 44th Street, New York, NY)

12:00-2:00 pm    Lunch and Keynote Discussions

 

KEYNOTE: UPDATE ON THE CRISIS IN KASHMIR

Moderated by Robyn Meredith

Author of “The Elephant and the Dragon: The Rise of India and China, and What It Means for All of Us”, Fellow, Foreign Policy Association

 

The Honorable Frank G. Wisner

United States Career Ambassador, International Affairs Advisor, Squire Patton Boggs

 

KEYNOTE: REPORT CARD ON THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION'S ECONOMIC POLICIES

Moderated by Brendan Greeley

US Economics Editor, The Financial Times

 

Lawrence H. Summers

Charles W. Eliot Professor of Economics and President Emeritus, Harvard University, Former Director of the National Economic Council for President Obama

 

 

 

 

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