WHEN: April 26-28, 2004
WHERE: Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA
WHO: More than 150 prominent panelists from around the world, including CEOs from the world′s leading companies and financial institutions, Nobel laureates and public policy officials.
INFORMATION/REGISTRATION: www.milkeninstitute.org/gc2004, or (310) 570-4605.
LOS ANGELES — Decision makers from the world′s most prominent companies, government agencies and universities are getting ready for the must-attend public policy event of the year, April 26-28, 2004, in Los Angeles.
The 7th annual Milken Institute Global Conference, "Prospering in Changing World," will illuminate such issues as job creation and outsourcing; global security; the prospects for industries such as media, real estate and defense; health-care costs and medical research; the global investment climate; and the latest economic developments in Europe, Asia, Russia, Latin America and the U.S. A special opening-night panel, "Imagining the Future," will debate technology′s effects on our society. An audience of more than 1,600 is expected.
Confirmed speakers include Gregory Mankiw, Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers; Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corp.; Steve Forbes, CEO of Forbes; Paul Gigot, Editorial Page Editor of The Wall Street Journal; Charlene Barshefsky, former U.S. Trade Representative; Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Director of the Congressional Budget Office; Mel Karmazin, President and COO of Viacom; Francois Loos, French Minister for Foreign Trade; Jonathan Miller, Chairman and CEO of America Online; Larry Kudlow of CNBC′s "Kudlow & Cramer"; Jami Miscik, Deputy Director for Intelligence for the CIA; Charles Elachi, Director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory; William Bennett, former U.S. Secretary of Education; Terry Semel, Chairman and CEO of Yahoo!; Orin Smith, President and CEO of Starbucks; and Tommy Thompson, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, to name only some of 150 prominent speakers.
For complete Global Conference information, go to: www.milkeninstitute.org/gc2004.
Note to media: Accredited journalists wishing to attend the Global Conference must register for the event. Please contact Skip Rimer, Director of Communications.