GLOBAL INVESTMENT SYMPOSIUM
held officially during the 68th UN General Assembly.
Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
8:00 AM - Registration Opens
9:00 AM - Welcome & Opening Remarks by the International Economic Alliance
9:15 AM - Interactive Business Discussion I
"ENGINES OF GROWTH: INNOVATION"
Innovation and cutting-edge technologies are helping global governments and corporations as they strive for growth, increasing exponentially the creation of new industries and jobs. This interactive discussion will address those innovative industries, investments, policies, consumer demand, up and coming regions, and new game-changing technologies that can transform industries and ignite growth for the world's economies.
Professor Bhaskar Chakravorti
Featuring Gary Shapiro
President and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA),
Author of Ninja Innovation: The Ten Killer Strategies
of the World's Most Successful Businesses.
10:15 AM - Break
2:00 PM - Interactive Business Discussion II
"AMERICA, WHERE DO WE STAND?"
In the lingering wake of the financial crisis and with global economic powers in flux, a question materializes for the world's most powerful nation, "America, Where Do We Stand?" An insiders view and potential answers are offered by Senator Phil Gramm, Senior Partner US Policy Metrics, former Vice Chairman of UBS, and former US Senator from Texas and Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee.
Senator Phil Gramm
Former Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee
Senior Partner of US Policy Metrics
2:30 PM- Interactive Business Discussion III
"INNOVATION IN EDUCATION, FOUNDATIONS OF GROWTH"
Board member of the Park Agency - Joseph P Kennedy Enterprises,
the Kennedy family investment office; Serving Member of Kennedy family financial board.
4:00 PM - Country Presentation III
Additional IEA Country Members available for Private Meetings at GIS 2013, September 25th.
President of Kenya
|Russia has designated their Ambassador to the US to be the non-presenting country delegate who is available for private meetings concerning investment opportunities in Russia.|
|King Abdullah II of Jordan has designated Deputy Chief of Mission and Economic Advisor to be the non-presenting country delegate who is available for private meetings concerning investment opportunities in Jordan.|
"According to a forecast by PricewaterhouseCoopers, Vietnam may be the fastest growing of emerging economies by 2025. Vietnam's export continues to grow at a high level while import of machines, equipment, and materials improves production at a rapid pace."
10:30 Registration opens.
11:30 - 11:40 IEA and co-hosts Welcome Speech, Description of the Meeting Format.
11:40 - 12:05 The Prime Minister’s Opening Keynote
12:05 - 12:45 Interactive Lunch Discussions with CEOs, Ministers and other executives.
12:45 - 1:15 Prime Minister’s Interactive Q&A and Concluding Remarks.
1:15 - 1:20 IEA and co-hosts Closing Remarks.
Global Investment Symposium 2013 and Investment Forum End
IEA Country Members include countries from all regions of the world: Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and Middle East. The following country Heads of State, Ministers, economic officials or Ambassadors participate in IEA by leading Country Presentations or private meetings. Ambassadors are also part of the IEA Ambassador Alliance. Throughout the year, IEA holds interactive Symposia, TelePresence events and the annual Global Investment Symposium at the Harvard Club during the UN General Assembly.