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2008 Clinton Global Initiative -- Day Two (Webcast schedule)

September 25, 2008

Cgiimage006Back for Day Two of the fourth annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative. With John McCain on hand to address the assembled dignitaries (and working press), the always tight security at the event has been ratcheted up to eye-opening levels. Here's today's schedule. To tune in to a live webcast of the opening plenary (in progress), click here or here. Back after the plenary...

9:00 a.m. Plenary Session: Integrated Solutions: Water, Food and Energy

  • Tom Brokaw, NBC News special correspondent
  • T. Boone Pickens, Founder and Chairman, BP Capital Management
  • Robert Zoellick, President, World Bank Group
  • Shimon Peres, Former President, Israel
  • Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Leader, Danish Social Democratic Party
  • Gavin Newsome, Mayor, City of San Francisco

10:45 a.m. Working Group Sessions:

Global Health: Expanding the Global Health Workforce

  • Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Minister of Health, Federal democratic Republic of Ethopia
  • Craig Barrett, Chair, Intel Corp.
  • Mubashar Sheikh, Executive Director, Global Workforce Alliance, World Health Organization
  • Aruna Uprety, Director, Rural Health and Education Services Trust

Energy & Climate Change: Renewables Revolution

  • Carol Browner, Principal, Albright Group, LLC
  • Lester Brown, President, Earth Policy Institute
  • Marcel Brenninkmeijer, Founder/Chair, Good Energies
  • Wesley Clark, Former U.S. Army General; UCLA'a Burkle Center for International Relations; Director, Emergya Wind Technologies, BV

Poverty Alleviation: Food Security and Poverty

  • Madeleine K. Albright, Principal Albright Group, LLC
  • Eleni Z. Gabre-Madhin, CEO, Ethopia Community Exchange
  • Ken Lee, Co-Founder, Lotus Foods, Inc.
  • Namang Ngongi, President, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa
  • Raj Shah, Director, Agricultural Development Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Education: Providing Real Choices: What Works for At-Risk Adolescent Girls and Boys?

  • Wendy Kopp, CEO, Teach for All
  • Grace Akallo, Author, Baker Publishing Group
  • Deborah Bial, President/Founder, Posse Foundation
  • Sompop Jantraka, Founder, Development and Education Program Daughters & Community Center (DEPDC)

12:30 p.m. Luncheon Plenary: Meeting the Demands of Population Growth and Urbanization

  • Michael Bloomberg, Mayor, City of New York
  • Paul Hawken, Founder and Executive Director, Natural Capital Institute
  • Luis Alberto Moreno, President, Inter-American Development Bank
  • Prince Turki al Faisal, Former Director General of Saudi Arabia's Al Mukhabarat Al A'amah, Former Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Ireland, and the United States
  • Mary Robinson, Former President, Ireland

2:00 p.m. Working Group Sessions:

Energy & Climate Change: Clean Transport

  • Vijay Vaitheeswaran, Correspondent, The Economist
  • John E. Bryson, Retired Chairman and CEO, Edison International
  • Nancy Kete, EMBARQ Director, EMBARQ: The WRI Center for Sustainable Transport
  • Beth Lowery, Vice President, Environment, Energy, and Safety Policy, General Motors
  • John Melo, CEO, Amyris Biotechnologies

Poverty Alleviation: Improving Livelihoods in the Wake of Conflict

  • Peter Buffett, Co-chair, NoVo Foundation
  • María Eugenia Brizuela de Ávila, Regional Head, Latin America Corporate Sustainability, HSBC El Salvador
  • Margaret G. McGlynn, President, Merck Vaccines and Infectious Diseases, Merck & Co., Inc.
  • Donald Kaberuka, President, African Development Bank
  • Nicholas D. Kristof, Columnist, New York Times

Joint Working Session: Education & Global Health: Expanding the School-Health Connection

  • Lael Brainard, Vice President and Director of Global Economy and Development, Brookings Institution
  • Margaret G. McGlynn, President, Merck Vaccines and Infectious Diseases, Merck & Co., Inc.
  • Josette Sheeran, Executive Director, United Nations World Food Programme
  • Beatrice Were, Executive Director, National Coalition of Women with AIDS in Uganda

4:00 p.m. Special Session: Climate Change and Poverty

  • Felipe Calderón, President, United Mexican States
  • Richard Cizik, Vice President of Governmental Affairs, National Association of Evangelicals
  • Van Jones, Founder and President, Green for All
  • Rajendra Kumar Pachauri, Director-General, TERI, The Energy and Resources Institute
  • John Podesta, President and CEO, Center for American Progress
  • Judith Rodin, President, Rockefeller Foundation

4:00 p.m. Working Group Sessions:

Global Health: Ensuring a Healthy Start: Maternal and Child Nutrition

  • Kathy Spahn, Presiden/CEO, Helen Keller International
  • Mauricio Adade, President, Human Nutrition and Health, DSM Nutritional Products, Ltd.
  • Vinita Bali, Managing Director/CEO, Britannia Industries, Ltd.
  • Utami Roesli, Director, Indonesian Breastfeeding Center

Education: Beyond Microfinance: Strengthening Business and Entrepreneurship Education for Women in Emerging Economies

  • Maria Bartiromo, Anchor, CNBC
  • Peter Bamkole, Director, Enterprise Development Services
  • Dina Powell, Managing Director, Head of Global Corporate Engagement, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
  • Merida Roets, Co-Director/Founder, Scientific Roets
  • Zarine Aziz, President/CEO/Chair, First Women Bank, Ltd.

-- Mitch Nauffts

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