The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies hosted a wide-ranging discussion of the global geopolitical landscape, and the dramatic impacts of technology and innovation in shaping our world today and into the future.

Agenda

9:00 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast

9:45 to 10:00 a.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • William J. Burns, president, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
  • Michael A. McFaul, director, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Affairs, Stanford University

10:00 to 11:15 a.m.
The Middle East—Crisis, Conflict, and Outlook

11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Lunch and Keynote Conversation*

*Please note that this discussion is off the record*

  • Madeleine Albright, chair, Albright Stonebridge Group; former U.S. secretary of state
  • Condoleezza Rice, Denning professor in global business and the economy, Stanford Graduate School of Business; former U.S. secretary of state
  • Moderator: William J. Burns, president, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

1:15 to 2:15 p.m.
The Asia-Pacific and the Rise of China and India

  • Michael Pettis, senior associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
  • Kathleen Stephens, William J. Perry distinguished fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
  • Ashley J. Tellis, senior associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
  • Moderator: Rexon Ryu, senior adviser, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

2:15 to 3:15 p.m.
Cyber, Data, and the Future of the Internet

3:15 to 4:00 p.m.
Disrupting International Affairs

  • David Rothkopf, visiting scholar, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
  • Matthew Stepka, GP Machina Ventures; former vice president for business operations and strategy, Google
  • Moderator: Jane Wales, CEO, World Affairs Council

4:00 to 4:15 p.m.
Closing Remarks

  • William J. Burns, president, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
  • Michael A. McFaul, director, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Affairs, Stanford University