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09.24.103:58 PM ET

Summit Agenda and Discussion Topics

From Stanley McChrystal and Michelle Rhee to Sir Richard Branson and Peter Orszag, see our panelists who will help kick-start entrepreneurial, business, and social innovation.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21ST

6:00- 7:30 PM COCKTAILS
NEW ORLEANS JAZZ WITH SHANNON POWELL & FRIENDS

Champagne, wine, and spirits by Moet Hennessy USA

7:30- 10:00 PM OPENING DINNER

NEW ORLEANS INNOVATORS: WELCOME
• LaToya Cantrell, President, Broadmoor Improvement Association and Broadmoor Development Corp.
• Wendell Pierce, Actor and President, Pontchartrain Park Community Development Corp.
• Sister Mary Lou Specha PBVM, Executive Director, Reconcile New Orleans, Inc.
• Robbie Vitrano, Co-Founder and Chief Brand Architect, NakedPizza

TINA BROWN WELCOME
• Tina Brown, Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief, The Daily Beast
• Cheryl Dorsey, President, Echoing Green

NEW ORLEANS: EYES WIDE OPEN
• Mayor Mitch Landrieu, City of New Orleans
• Interviewed by Bob Schieffer, Chief Washington Correspondent, CBS News and Moderator of Face the Nation

HBO PRESENTS: CULTURE AS A POLITICAL ACT
• Rita Benson LeBlanc, Owner and Executive Vice President, New Orleans Saints
• Spike Lee, Film Director, Producer, President of 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks, Inc., and Artistic Director and Professor of NYU Graduate Film School
• Wendell Pierce, Actor and President of Pontchartrain Park Community Development Corp.
• David Simon, Co-Creator, HBO’s Treme
• Interviewed by Walter Isaacson, President and CEO, The Aspen Institute

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22ND

8:00 AM WELCOME
• Tina Brown, Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief, The Daily Beast
• Stephen Colvin, President, The Daily Beast
• Shane Robison, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy and Technology Officer, HP
• Intro Tim Williamsen and Idea Village

NEW FACES/ NEW IDEAS

8:05 AM YOU HAVE NO IDEA WHAT TROUBLE WE’RE IN!
• Glenn Hutchins, Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Silver Lake
• Interviewed by Sir Harold Evans, Author, They Made America and Editor-at-Large, The Week

8:20 AM AND HERE’S HOW TO GET OUT OF IT
• Sheila Bair, Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
• Niall Ferguson, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History, Harvard University and William Ziegler Professor, Harvard Business School
• Glenn Hutchins, Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Silver Lake
• Peter Orszag, Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
• Peter G. Peterson, Chairman, Peter G. Peterson Foundation
• Joseph Stiglitz, University Professor, Columbia University
• Moderated by Sir Harold Evans, Author, They Made America and Editor-at-Large, The Week

9:25 AM AGAINST THE GRAIN: MY MONEY’S ON…
• Vinod Khosla, Partner, Khosla Ventures
• Interviewed by David Kirkpatrick, Author, The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company that is Connecting the World and Contributor, The Daily Beast

9:45 AM GETTING IT DONE: HOW WE CHANGE THE EQUATION
• John Kao, Chairman, Institute for Large Scale Innovation
• David Neeleman, Chairman and CEO, Azul Airlines
• Michael Polsky, Founder and CEO, Invenergy LLC
• Shane Robison, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy and Technology Officer, HP
• Beth Galante, Director, Local Green’s New Orleans Resource Center and Office
• Moderated by Gillian Tett, U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times

10:30 AM BREAK

10:50 AM INVESTING IN VISIONARIES: CHERYL DORSEY AND ECHOING GREEN
• Cheryl Dorsey, President, Echoing Green
• Interviewed by Tina Brown

11:10 AM DRIVING BACK TO THE FUTURE
• Johan de Nysschen, President, Audi of America, Inc.
• Interviewed by David Kirkpatrick, Author, The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company that is Connecting the World and Contributor, The Daily Beast

11:25 AM STAYING AHEAD OF THE CURVE: DIANE VON FURSTENBERG
• Diane von Furstenberg, CEO and Founder, DVF Studio
• Interviewed by Bianna Golodryga, Anchor, Good Morning America Weekend Edition and Business Correspondent, ABC News

11:45 AM HOW TO OWN THE DIGITAL EXPERIENCE
• Michael Mendenhall, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, HP
• Sean Parker, Managing Partner, Founders Fund
• Lori Senecal, President and CEO, kirshenbaum bond senecal + partners
• Lauren Zalaznick, President, NBC Universal Women & Lifestyle Entertainment Networks
• Moderated by Ken Auletta, Writer, The New Yorker and Author, Googled: The End of the World As We Know It

12:35 PM THE PUMA PIONEER: JOCHEN ZEITZ BREAKS THE RULES
• Jochen Zeitz, Chairman and CEO, Puma, Chief Sustainability Officer, PPR, and Founder, Zeitz Foundation
• Interviewed by Tina Brown, Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief, The Daily Beast

1:00 PM LUNCH

THE RISK FACTOR
• Barry Diller, Chairman and CEO, IAC
• Interviewed by Ken Auletta, Writer, The New Yorker and Author, Googled: The End of the World As We Know It

NEW FACE/NEW IDEA

2:15 PM UP FROM ZERO: BRADDOCK, PENNSYLVANIA & ITS REVOLUTIONARY MAYOR, JOHN FETTERMAN
• John Fetterman, Mayor of Braddock, Pennsylvania
• Interviewed by Dan Senor, Investor, Bestselling Author, and Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations

2:35 PM AFTER THE DRUG CARTELS: REVIVING MEDELLIN
• Sergio Fajardo, Former Mayor of Medellin, Colombia
• Interviewed by Maureen Orth, Special Correspondent, Vanity Fair

2:55 PM COUNTERINSURGENCY & THE GANGS OF LA: ONE WOMAN’S DANGEROUS MISSION
• Connie Rice, Co-Director, The Advancement Project in Los Angeles
• Interviewed by Tina Brown, Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief, The Daily Beast

3:20 PM BREAK

3:45 PM GENERAL MCCHRYSTAL (USA-RET.): LESSONS OF LEADERSHIP
• GEN Stanley A. McChrystal (USA-Ret.), Former Commander of U.S. and International Security Assistance Forces Afghanistan; Joint Special Operations Command
• Interviewed by Frances Townsend, Senior VP, MacAndrews and Forbes and Former Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism

—FOLLOWED BY—

4:30 PM GENERAL MCCHRYSTAL (USA-RET.) LEADERSHIP LAB: LEADING AGAINST THE TIDE
• Niall Ferguson, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History, Harvard University and William Ziegler Professor, Harvard Business School
• Theodore Forstmann, Chairman and CEO, IMG
• David Neeleman, Chairman and CEO, Azul Airlines
• Michelle Rhee, Chancellor, District of Columbia Public Schools

5:15 PM EVENING BREAK

Friday Night

7:00 PM COCKTAILS ON ROYAL STREET JAZZ WITH KERMIT RUFFINS OF HBO’S TREME
Champagne, wine, and spirits by Moet Hennessy USA

8:00- 10:30 PM DINNER & DISCUSSIONS
NOUVELLE ORLEANS BALLROOM

EDUCATION: THE TIME IS NOW
• Joel Klein, Chancellor, New York City Schools
• Paul Pastorek, State Superintendent of Education, Louisiana
• Michelle Rhee, Chancellor, District of Columbia Public Schools
• Moderated by Steven Brill, The American Lawyer and Court TV and Co-Founder, Press+

—AND—

A NEW GENERATION OF INNOVATORS
• Kara Bobroff, Founder, Native American Community Academy
• Rafiq Kalam Id-Din, Founder, Teaching Firms of America
• Ashni Mohnot, Founder, Enzi
• Jennifer Schnidman, Founder and CEO, Drop the Chalk
• Hosted by Cheryl Dorsey, President, Echoing Green

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23RD

8:15 AM 2010: THE MIDTERM RUMBLE
• James Carville, Political Consultant
• Harold Ford, Jr., Executive Vice Chairman, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Chairman, Democratic Leadership Council
• Leslie Gelb, President Emeritus and Board Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
• Leslie Sanchez, Founder and CEO, Impacto Group LLC
• Moderated by George Stephanopoulos, Anchor, Good Morning America and Chief Political Correspondent

9:15 AM THE VIEW FROM INDIA’S INNOVATION CZAR
• Sam Pitroda, Adviser to the Prime Minister of India on Public Information, Infrastructure and Innovations
• Interviewed by James Hoge Jr., Counselor, Executive Office, Council on Foreign Relations and Former Editor, Foreign Affairs

9:35 AM INDIA & CHINA: THE ADVANCING GIANTS
• Robert Hormats, Undersecretary of State for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs
• Yasheng Huang, Professor of International Management, International Program Professorship in Chinese Economy and Business, and Founder of China Lab and India Lab, MIT Sloan School of Management
• Dambisa Moyo, Economist and Author of Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There is a Better Way for Africa
• Tarun Tejpal, CEO, Tehelka
• Interviewed by James Hoge, Jr., Counselor, Executive Office, Council on Foreign Relations and Former Editor, Foreign Affairs

10:30 AM BREAK

10:50 AM NEW FACES/ NEW IDEAS
• Jane Chen, Founder, Embrace Global
• David del Ser, Founder, Frogtek
• Mark Hanis, Founder, Genocide Intervention Network

MY PASSION, MY PURPOSE: HOW I STARTED MY COMPANY
• Robin Chase, CEO, Meadow Networks and Founder, Zipcar
• Cheryl Dorsey, President, Echoing Green
• Marc Koska, Founder, The SafePoint Trust
• Moderated by Ralph Simon, Chairman Emeritus and Founder, Mobile Entertainment Forum Americas and CEO, Mobilium Internationa

11:50 AM SUMMIT WRAP: SOLUTIONS TO GO HOME WITH
• Tina Brown and the editors and writers of The Daily Beast

12:30 PM FAREWELL FROM TINA BROWN

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