GFLC Day Two: Economics, Energy, Wikis and Winning


Karl Rove, Ted Koppel and James Carville discuss the Impact of the Election on Global Markets

Sir Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin Group, and Terry Duffy, Executive Chairman of CME Group speak during Branson’s conference closing keynote, The Art of Winning. “One of the reasons we’ve been around 35 years is that we have diversified. We have gone global,” Branson said.


Martin Dickson, U.S. Managing Editor for The Financial Times moderates a panel on Global Economic Insights with John Lipsky, former first deputy managing director of the IMF; Rhaguram Rajan, economic adviser to the Prime Minister of India; Jerry Webman, Chief Economist at Oppenheimer Funds; and Zhou Yuan, Head of Asset Allocation, China Investment Corporation.


“What Wikipedia demonstrates is that the public really wants neutral information,” Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales told the audience in his session “A Wiki Future”


John Kingston, Director of News at Platts, discusses the Global Energy Landscape with James Burkhard, managing director of the Global Oil Group at IHS CERA; and Richard Kaufmann, senior adviser to the U.S. Secretary of Energy.


Debbie Carlson has focused on commodities for much of her writing career. She spent more than a decade at Dow Jones covering the Chicago-based futures exchanges. As a Dow Jones editor, she worked closely with The Wall Street Journal and Barron's in planning commodities coverage.

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