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November 5 will feature special activities and VIP events. For more information on VIP benefits, please visit the Registration page

Nov 6


8:00 am - 9:00 am
Doors Open; Networking; Coffee

9:00 am - 9:10 am
Opening Remarks by Julian Leuthold

9:15am - 9:30am

9:35 am - 10:15 am

10:20 am - 10:50 am
The Africa We Don't Know
Mod: Yinka Adegoke, Quartz
Seema Kumar, Johnson & Johnson
Obi Asika, Dragon Africa
Chris Ubosi, Megalectrics

10:55 am - 11:25 am
Data, Privacy, and the Future of Brands' Relationships to Consumers
Mod: Tom Doctoroff
Miriam Everett

11:30 am - 11:50 am
Global Podcast Trends & What They Can Tell Us About Foreign Societies
Jen Sargent, Wondery

11:55 pm - 12:05 pm
Welcome Remarks, Introducing Mayor Robert Garcia

12:10 pm - 12:30 pm
Innovation, Sustainability, Access, Impact: The Port of Long Beach in 2020 and Beyond
Mario Cordero, Port of Long Beach Executive Director

12:20 pm - 2:00 pm

2:00 pm - 3:05 pm
The North American System & Global Trade: A New Era?
Sage Chandler, Consumer Technology Association
Aaron Emigh, Brilliant
Leila Aridi Afas, Toyota North America
Craig Allen, US-China Business Council
Salvador Behar Lavalle, National Chamber for Sugar & Alcohol (Mexico)
Nina Hachigian, City of Los Angeles

3:10 pm - 3:50 pm
Global Entertainment
Mod: Bill Simon, Korn Ferry
Bridget Baker, frmr NBCUniversal/CNBC
Andy Bird, frmr Disney International

3:50 pm - 4:20 am
Taking Mobility Innovations Global: Challenges & Opportunities
Interviewer: John Rossant, CoMotion LA
Sarah Haynes, Bolt Mobility

4:25 pm - 5:00 pm
China Super-Session
Mod: Bill Edwards, Edwards Global Services
Debra Lodge, HSBC
Craig Allen, US-China Business Council
Tom Doctoroff, Prophet

Nov 7


8:00 am - 9:00 am
Doors Open; Networking; Coffee

9:00 am - 9:10 am
Introducing Day 2

9:15 am - 9:40 am
Inspiring Across Borders: Delivering Personalized Ideas at Scale
Scott Coleman, Pinterest

9:40 am - 10:00 am
The Wild and Wonderful World of Compliance
Jack Speece, Safeguard Global

10:05 am - 10:45 am
Asia Overview: Key Changes from the Ground Up
Lennard Yong
C. Lawrence Greenwood Jr.
Mukesh Aghi

10:50 am - 11:20 am
Artificial Intelligence in Supply Chain: Delivering More Value, Managing Risk
Dr. Christian Heinrich, Scoutbee
Ronald Bogaschewsky, University of Warzburg
Jon Hansen, Procurement Insights Blog

11:25 am - 12:30 pm
Everyone is Welcome: Los Angeles in the Eyes of the World
Mod: Kevin King, Low Earth Orbit
Suzanne Boda, American Airlines
Larry Freedman, Los Angeles Football Club
Eileen Hanson, Westfield
Dennis Quinn, Universal Studios Hollywood

12:30 pm 2:00 pm

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm
The Future in AI and Frontier Tech: Bright or Bleak
Leslie Katz
George Tilesch

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Local Innovations, Global Implications: A Look Into Innovation Hubs Around the World
Yinka Adegoke
George Tilesch
Vivek Lall

3:35 pm - 4:10 pm
The Global Green Economy: Prospects for World-Saving Technologies
Mod: Julia Pyper, Political Climate Podcast
Max Aram, Pick My Solar
Jason Gray, California Air Resources Board
Jonathan Levy, EVgo

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

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