The Milken Institute Global Conference is scheduled to be held April 28-May 1, 2013, in Los Angeles, California.
The 2013 Global Conference is the Milken Institute‚Äôs 16th annual forum, and will bring together more than 3,000 experts and leaders from diverse fields including academia and public policy, along with government officials, philanthropists and CEOs.
The program includes panels on a wide range of subjects from economic development to technology, education, energy and public policy.
The government panels include one on creating smarter cities, and another one which is a conversation with former Vice President Al Gore about the drivers of global change.
The education panels include one on the future of higher education in America, and another one about how technology can revamp the learning process.
The finance panels include one on development finance and another one that explores crowdfunding opportunities for small business and startups. The philanthropy section offers multiple panels on impact investing, and a panel on social change driven by a global community.
One of the regional panels examines the U.S. recovery and explores the possibility of an impending takeoff. Another panel will discuss California‚Äôs culture of creativity and innovation.
The list of speakers and panelists is a global Who‚Äôs Who list of people tackling the most serious problems facing the world, including Bill Gates, Tony Blair and Al Gore.
Past participants include Google‚Äôs Eric Schmidt, who said the inspirational advice and insight at the conference gave him a better appreciation about the future.
Former SEIU President Andy Stern, currently at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute as a senior fellow, says the conference is a sophisticated process for finding real-life solutions, fueled by the convening power that brings together people who know how to get the job done.
What: Milken Institute Global Conference 2013
When: April 28-May 1, 2013
Where: Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, California