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Registration and Continental Breakfast


Welcome Remarks


Morning Panels:


A. Capital Markets and Investment Outlook in Africa


with: Euvin Naidoo, President,  South African Chamber of Commerce in America (SACCA)
        Gregory Altman, Vice President – Africa, Knox Lawrence International
        José A. Rasco, Investment Strategist, Merrill Lynch


B. A Transitioning Economy: Investment Opportunities in Eastern Europe


with: Marc Kasher, Vice President, AIG Capital Partners
        Ronald Balzan, Vice President of Business Development - Europe, AIG Consumer Finance 
 Group, Corp.
        Walter Van Dorn, Partner, Thacher Proffitt


C. Opportunities and Uncertainty in Emerging Asian Financial Markets


with: Rick Schmidt, former Managing Director at JPMorgan Asset Management and lead portfolio 
        manager for JPMorgan's New York Emerging Markets Equity Investment Management Group
        Satish Chellaram, Senior Vice President in Emerging Markets Trading for Asian Credit
        Markets, Lehman Brothers
        Sumiko Ito, CEO, Arcadia Capital,Inc.


Morning Spotlight Speaker:

Faisal Hoque on The Future of Emerging Markets: Convergence, Innovation, and Sustainability for the Knowledge Economy

Mr. Hoque is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of BTM Corporation  


Luncheon and Keynote:

"Everyone Needs Shoes!"

Alan J. Patricof

Mr. Patricof is the Founder and Managing Director of Venture Capital firm Greycroft, LLC.


Afternoon Spotlight Speaker:

In Conversation With 

Michael Solomon on Media and Entertainment in Latin America

Mr. Solomon ( is the Former President of Warner Bros. International Television


Afternoon Panels:


A. Sustainability and the Competitive Advantage of Countries and Firms


with: Peter Capozucca, Partner, Deloitte Consulting LLP
 Carl Stein, FAIA, Partner, Elemental Architecture, LLC
        Andrew Shakalis, Associate General Counsel, Environmental & Safety, Unilever 


B. Access to Vaccines and Prescription Medicine in Emerging Markets  


with: Alan Kierstead, Principal, Booz Allen Hamilton
        Philip Lin Huang, M.D., Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs and Special Projects, Merck
        Research Laboratories


C. Infrastructure Challenges in India


with: Mohit Joshi, Head of Sales (Financial Services), Infosys
Rick Koenigsberger, Managing Director, XE Capital Management, LLC
        Joseph Foudy, Clinical Assistant Professor of Economics and Management, NYU Stern 


Networking Session

In cooperation with:
SABAS logo      JBA logo Social Enterprise Association European Business Society   ABS
 Stern in Africa Management_Consulting_Association       Latin America Business Association  Stern Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Association 

 Strategy and Operations Club