Key emerging markets like Brazil, India, China, and Russia are leading the world out of recession – and like California, they are looking to technology-led growth to drive the recovery.
The Symposium has always grappled with the pressing questions of the day. We believe that ideas have profound, real-world implications for big and small businesses alike. As the recovery gathers steam, it’s more important than ever for smart businesses to stay ahead of the idea curve.
Join us to unearth the latest market intelligence before the competition – and to forge the necessary connections to build your company’s vision into reality.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Venture capitalists and institutional investors seeking hot new investment opportunities and limited partners in high-growth regions of the world.
Blue-chip companies seeking to master the art of sourcing from, and selling to, emerging markets.
Entrepreneurs seeking introductions to Silicon Valley venture capitalists, as well as to non-traditional sources of capital, such as sovereign wealth funds.
Financial services, consulting, law, and accounting firms seeking new clients.
Trade associations and policymakers seeking enhanced global cooperation in areas such as finance, international trade, and science and technology.
Opinion leaders seeking compelling ideas.
Andrey Fursenko Minister of Education & Science of the Russian Federation
T. Boone Pickens Founder and Chairman, BP Capital
Dr. William Perry Former U.S. Secretary of Defense
Pitch Johnson Founding Partner Asset Management Company
Coit Blacker Director and Sr. Fellow Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford
Alexandra Johnson President, USRTS
George Schultz Former U.S. Secretary of State
Ray Bingham Former Executive Chairman Cadence Design Systems
Cynthia Hostetler Vice President Investment Funds, OPIC