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Having been at the forefront of U.S. global trade strategy, negotiations and market activities, Ambassador Schwab shares a senior-level overview of the politics and policy initiatives at the White House and on Capitol Hill. She takes a broad look—tailoring her remarks to her audience’s specific trade interests and challenges—at future international trends including relations with China, agreements being negotiated by the U.S. and other major trading nations, and how corporate America can benefit from global trade initiatives.

As U.S. under secretary of state for political affairs, Ambassador Wendy Sherman became responsible for overseeing the United States’ diplomacy in every region of the world during her time at the State Department from 2011–2015. Sherman is able to offer a unique insider’s view of where the world is headed in the years ahead and how that will affect global business.

Robots, Artificial Intelligence, Cyberwar, 3D printing, bio-enhancements, and a new geopolitical competition; the 21st century is being shaped by a range of exciting, and scary, new trends and technologies. A best selling author described by the Wall Street Journal as "one of Washington's pre-eminent futurists," and a consultant for groups that range from the CIA and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs to Hollywood and the Call of Duty video game series, Singer uses an exciting speaking style to explore for an audience the key trends emerging today that will shape the world of technology and security tomorrow.

Terrorists livestream their attacks, “Twitter wars” sell music albums and produce real-world casualties, and viral misinformation alters not just the result of battles, but the very fate of nations. The result is that war, tech, and politics have blurred into a new kind of battlespace that plays out on our smartphones. P. W. Singer is the author of LikeWar, a new book that has been lauded by figures as diverse as the creator of the Internet, the director of the CIA, and the producer of The Purge movies. For five years, he researched how social media works and what was its effect on the news, politics, and war, crossing examples that ranged from how ISIS copies the Instagram tactics of Taylor Swift, a former World of Warcraft addict foils war crimes thousands of miles away, internet trolls shape elections, and China uses a smartphone app to police the thoughts of 1.4 billion citizens. His work uncovers questions that range from how and why things go viral, to the new rules of power in the age of social media to exactly what can we all do to navigate our way through a world increasingly shaped by "likes" and lies. 

Michael Smerconish’s daily interaction with his listeners across the country gives him a grassroots perspective on the critical matters facing our country from the state of our economy, the budget deficit, the future of health care and immigration to the divisiveness of political partisanship and civil discourse across the country. Using the perfect blend of analysis and humor, he delivers an engaging, thought-provoking and balanced dialogue on today’s issues, the 2016 Presidential election and the possible long-term implications of the polarization in politics over the coming years.

In spite of the current economic woes within 15 years, China, India and the U.S. will compete for recognition as the world’s economic leader. Who benefits and who is left vulnerable by a major shift in economic power? What does continued globalization and economic interdependency mean to U.S. multinationals down the road? John Snow details the implications of a more competitive global market to audiences concerned about American business growth and the economy's stake in world trade.

Why are some economies more successful than others? Why does economic reform thrive in East Asia while it flounders in many countries in Africa and Latin America? What kind of risks do other countries' economies face, and in turn, what specific threats or opportunities do they pose to the U.S.? John Snow discusses how other nations deal with fast-changing economic dynamics that can produce instability and reveals what the U.S. can learn from it. Audiences will confidently walk away from Snow's presentation knowing how to be better prepared for constant fluctuations in the global business and capital markets.

In this presentation, Willis Sparks outlines why global investors and business leaders must understand the national, regional, and global political trends that will create both the next wave of opportunities and new generation of risks that will define their operating environments for years to come. With vivid illustrations drawn from today’s headlines and tomorrow’s forecasts, Sparks details how and why politics and political interests will play an ever larger role in market outcomes around the world. Audiences will learn:

  • The market-moving impact of politics in the world’s most dynamic developed and developing states
  • Long-term geopolitical trends, including the rise of emerging market volatility
  • Country-by-country analysis of current internal political dynamics

Gene Sperling shares with audiences insights on today’s most pressing U.S. and global economic challenges—and solutions. Drawing on his recent experience serving as director of the National Economic Council and principal economic policy advisor for President Obama, Sperling provides an assessment of a myriad of global economic issues, including:

  • The Current U.S. and Global Economic Landscape
  • Critical Economic Policy Issues Impacting the U.S. Economy—Including Corporate Tax Reform, Government-Sponsored Economic Reform, Skill Challenges in the 21st Century and the impact and future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
  • Economic Lessons from 12 Years in the West Wing

Sperling will share his remarks in either a speech format or conversational question-and-answer format with the audience.

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