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Investing in Global Innovation: The Role of Alternative Investments

10/22/2015 2:00 PM EDT - 7:00 PM EDT
New YorkNew York 

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  The Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy, in partnership with the Financial Times, presents:

Georgetown Finance Summit 2015 

Investing in Global Innovation: The Role of Alternative Investments

October 22, 2015
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Westin Grand Central, New York, NY

During this time of major transformation in the global society, the Georgetown Finance Summit 2015 will focus on how alternatives can provide innovative solutions for challenges faced by the global community in areas such as healthcare, energy, infrastructure, technology, and disruptive innovation. We will explore how industry leaders, capital providers, and policy makers can nurture and encourage innovation and growth.


Speakers include:

David Albert, The Carlyle Group

Peter Clare, The Carlyle Group

Damien Dwin, Brightwood Capital Advisors

Ronnie HawkinsEIG Global Energy Partners

Mark Jenkins, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

Kenneth Kencel, Churchill Asset Management, a TIAA-CREF Company

Sean KlimczakThe Blackstone Group

Pierre Lapeyre, Riverstone Holdings LLC

Jonathan Lynch, CCMP Capital

Robert McCooey, Nasdaq

Dana Mead, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers

Kenneth Miranda, International Monetary Fund

Robert Nolan, Halyard Capital

Raquel Palmer, KPS Capital Partners LP

Robert Simmons, Panda Power Funds

Karim El Solh, Gulf Capital



1:00 - 2:00 Registration

2:00 - 2:15 Welcome

2:15 - 3:30 Panel 1: Innovation and Transformation for the Global Society 

3:30 - 3:45 Coffee Break

3:45 - 5:00 Panel 2: Nurturing Enterprises of the Future

5:00 - 6:00 Panel 3: Disruptive Innovation in Energy 

6:00 - 7:00 Reception


For questions, contact:

Jessica Dybfest, Assistant Director


About the Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy

Offering innovative and influential thought leadership, the Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy fosters discussion on critical policy and regulatory issues related to global financial markets. The center hosts dialogues, conferences, and events involving leading scholars, practitioners, and policymakers; provides a non-partisan forum for informed discussion; sponsors relevant and impactful research on key global market issues; and engages students interested in finance.


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