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What's Next for the World Ahead?

What's Next for the World Ahead?

It's been a tumultuous few years for financial markets and national politics. Protectionism, nationalism, and trade frictions have introduced new uncertainties that have put many business and government leaders on edge. Global warming and aging populations remain looming risks for which many countries are unprepared. In this conversation, Stephen Schwarzman, chairman and CEO of Blackstone Group, Joe Tsai, executive vice chairman of Alibaba Group, and C.H. Tung, vice-chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, address these concerns and point the way forward, discussing the innovative ideas, smart policies, strong leaders, and new technologies that will bring stability to societies and markets.


Parag Khanna

Founder and Managing Partner, FutureMap



Stephen Schwarzman

Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO, Blackstone


Joe Tsai

Executive Vice Chairman, Alibaba Group


C.H. Tung

Vice Chairman, Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference; Founding Chairman, China-United States Exchange Foundation; Former Hong Kong Chief Executive