Global Transportation Hubs

Mike Brown, MVO, Commissioner, Transport for London; Ginger S. Evans , Commissioner, Chicago Department of Aviation; Desmond Kuek, President and Group CEO, SMRT Corporation Ltd.; Thomas K. Wright, President, Regional Plan Association. Moderated by Edwin Heathcote.

Financing the Global City

François Bergere, Program Manager, Public Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF), The World Bank Group; Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz, Mayor of Warsaw, Poland; Umran S. Inan, President, Koç University; Dan Pelino, General Manager, Global Public Sector, IBM Corporation. Moderated by Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson.

Win or Lose? Investing in High-Profile Events

Kara Bachman, Executive Director, Chicago Sports Commission; Lior Meyer, Director, Brand Marketing and Communications, Tel Aviv Global; Kasim Reed, Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia. Moderated by Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson.

Opening Program and Dinner: The Power and Limitations of Global Cities

Chan Heng Chee, Chairman, Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities, SUTD; Tessa Jowell, Member, House of Lords; Henry M. Paulson, Jr., Founder and Chairman, Paulson Institute; Former Secretary, US Treasury; Sukhumbhand Paribatra, Governor, City of Bangkok, Thailand. Moderated by Gillian Tett.

Closing Lunch: Climate Change and Global Cities

Angela Foster-Rice, Managing Director, Environmental Affairs and Sustainability, United Airlines; Connie Hedegaard, Former EU Commissioner for Climate Action; Chairman, CONCITO and KR Foundation; Liu Thai-Ker, Senior Director, RSP Architects Planners & Engineers (Pte) Ltd.; Boris Palmer, Lord Mayor of Tübingen, Germany. Moderated by Philip Stephens.