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COVID-19 Conference Call Series
 
Under Mike’s leadership, the  Milken Institute’s 10 centers, the Prostate Cancer Foundation, the Milken Family Foundation and other affiliated nonprofit organizations have redirected their entire focus to responding to the COVID-19 crisis. These efforts are targeted to six essential areas: education, prevention, testing, treatment, controls/cures, and financial safety nets. The Milken Institute hosts a weekly public COVID-19 Conference Call Series to share information, create partnerships and spur action.

Leadership in the New Normal: Business Leaders Respond to COVID-19 Thursday, April 30, 2020 | 8 am PT

During this webinar, leaders across industries will discuss how CEOs are adapting and leading their businesses during this time of unprecedented challenge.

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Moderator

 Kevin Klowden
 Executive Director, Center for Regional Economics, Milken Institute
 
Panel Experts and Speakers

 Jane Fraser
 President, Citigroup and CEO,
 Global Consumer Banking, Citi

 Barbara Humpton
 President and CEO, Siemens Corporation

 Michael Milken
 Chairman, Milken Institute

 

Retirement Security in the Wake of COVID-19 Tuesday, April 28, 2020 | 8 am PT

As the coronavirus pandemic has progressed, older adults have seen a dramatic drop in their retirement savings. Market losses and uncertain prospects for stability and work have led to deep anxieties about the future. Younger workers, also stressed, have time and the power of compounding on their side. But retirees and pre-retirees face critical near-term decisions about their financial futures, all while grappling with the immediate health threats of the pandemic. In this discussion, a panel of experts addresses how the crisis may transform retirement and investment.

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Moderator

 Paul Irving
 Chairman, Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging
 
Panel Experts and Speakers

 Marcie Frost
 CEO, CalPERS

 Michael Milken
 Chairman, Milken Institute

 Penny Pennington
 Managing Partner, Edward Jones
 

 Michelle Seitz
 Chairman and CEO,
 Russell Investments
   

The Impact of COVID-19 on Real Estate Investment April 24, 2020 | 8:30 – 9:15 AM (Singapore time)

The effects of COVID-19 have upended the way we live, work, and play. New trends, including flexible working arrangements, have been established, while assets previously viewed as alternatives have come to the fore. From aligning physical spaces with the demands of an emerging workforce to rethinking newly in-demand assets, commercial real estate companies are well-positioned to capitalize on these trends. But what risks are involved? And how will investors re-examine their strategies post COVID-19?

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Welcome and Introduction

 Laura Deal Lacey
 Executive Director, Milken Institute Asia Center
 
Moderator

 Peggy Sito
 Deputy Business Editor, South China Morning Post
 
Panel Experts and Speakers

 Hugh Andrew
 Managing Director and Head of Asset
 Management Real Estate - Asia
 Pacific, BlackRock

 Stuart Crow
 Chief Executive Officer, Capital
 Markets, Asia Pacific, JLL

 Kenneth Gaw
 President & Managing Partner,
 Gaw Capital
     

 Abhinav Ram Reddy
 Executive Director, GAR Corporation
   

Feeding the Nation During COVID-19: Food, Hope, and Recovery Tuesday, April 21, 2020 | 8 am PT

The United States is facing an unprecedented food security crisis. As unemployment has risen and schools have closed, millions of Americans are in need of food assistance. Yet while demand surges, supplies are dwindling, creating a perfect storm for our neighbors most in need. This special discussion convenes a panel of industry experts and thought leaders to address the options for strengthening an ailing food system.

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Moderator

 Ryan Shadrick Wilson
 Senior Advisor, Milken Institute
 
Panel Experts and Speakers

 Chef José Andrés
 Humanitarian and
Founder of World Central Kitchen

 Claire Babineaux-Fontenot
 CEO, Feeding America

 Michael Milken
 Chairman, Milken Institute

The Global Credit Crunch Friday, April 17 | 8:30 am (Singapore Time)

In just four weeks, COVID-19 has thrown the credit markets into disarray. The US 10-year treasury yield dropped below 1%, central banks have lowered interest rates to near zero, credit ratings of numerous institutions have been downgraded, and defaults of leveraged entities are on the rise. With stresses on credit markets intensifying amid cash-flow disruptions, what additional measures could be taken to stimulate economic activity? What impact will record-high debt levels have on credit markets and will they still be a reliable source of liquidity? How should institutions position themselves to invest once the dust settles?

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Welcome and Introduction

 Laura Deal Lacey
 Executive Director, Milken Institute Asia Center
 
Moderator

 Tzu Mi Liew
 Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income, GIC
 
Panel Experts and Speakers

 Ilfryn Carstairs
 Partner, Co-Chief Executive Officer
and Chief Investment Officer, Värde Partner

 Michael Milken
 Chairman, Milken Institute

 Emmanuel Roman
 Chief Executive Officer and
Managing Director, PIMCO

Philanthropy and COVID-19: From Relief to Recovery Tuesday, April 14, 2020 | 8 am PT

Hosted by the Milken Institute's Center for Strategic Philanthropy, individual and institutional philanthropists discussed their current relief efforts supporting crucial health, social, and economic initiatives, as well as the philanthropic approaches required for long-term recovery. 

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Moderator

 Melissa Stevens
 Executive Director, Milken Institute Center for Strategic Philanthropy
 
Panel Experts and Speakers

 Precious Moloi-Motsepe
 Co-Chair, Motsepe Foundation

 Clara Wu Tsai
 Founder, The Clara Wu and Joe Tsai Foundation

 Elizabeth Cousens
 President and CEO, UN Foundation
     

 Tom Kalil
 Chief Innovation Officer, Schmidt Futures

 Michael Milken
 Chairman, Milken Institute
 

How Isolationist Responses Lead to Nationalist Policies Friday, April 3 | 8:30 am (Singapore Time)

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our way of life, but humanity will survive, and societies will rebound. To prepare for the new normal after these disruptions, the Milken Institute’s Asia Center is hosting a series on “the world post-COVID-19.” In these discussions, we convene industry leaders, government officials, and health experts to talk about how this crisis will transform global economic, financial, and social relationships, and what opportunities will be presented in this new world order.

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Welcome and Introduction

 Laura Deal Lacey
 Executive Director, Milken Institute Asia Center
 
Moderator

 Oriel Morrison
 Former Anchor, CNBC International
 
Panel Experts and Speakers

 The Honorable Steven Ciobo
 Former Minister of Trade, Tourism, and Investment of Australia and former Member, Australian House of Representatives; Milken Institute Asia Fellow

 Parag Khanna
 Founder and Managing Partner, FutureMap and best-selling author of “The Future is Asian” and “Connectography: Mapping the Global Network Revolution”

 Jonathan McClory
 General Manager, Asia, Portland Communications and author of “The Soft Power 30”

Capital and COVID-19 Monday, March 30, 2020 | 7:30 am PT

Our latest conference call focused on the market implications of COVID-19. Moderated by Michael Piwowar, executive director of the Center for Financial Markets, a panel of leading figures from the financial sector discussed the ongoing challenges facing employees, the impact of the crisis on small businesses, and the wider effect on the global economy.

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Moderator

 Michael Piwowar
 Executive Director, Center for Financial Markets, Milken Institute
 
Panel Experts and Speakers

 Christopher Ailman
 Chief Investment Officer, California State Teachers' Retirement System; Co-Chair, Global Capital Markets Advisory Council, Milken Institute

 Dr. Nannette Hechler-Fayd’herbe
 Head of Global Economics & Research, Chief Investment Officer of International Wealth Management, Credit Suisse

 David Hunt
 President and CEO, PGIM, The Investment Management Business of Prudential
     

 Matt King
 Global Markets Strategist, Citi

 Michael Milken
 Chairman, Milken Institute
 

Unraveling the Immediate Effects of COVID-19 Thursday, March 19, 2020 | 4:30 pm PT

The Institute begins a series of conference calls with experts from various industries to speak to COVID-19 health and economic implications.

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Moderators

 Michael Milken
 Chairman, Milken Institute

 Katie O'Reilly
 Executive Director, Business and Program Development, Milken Institute
 
Panel Experts and Speakers

 Esther Krofah
 Executive Director, FasterCures, a Center of the Milken Institute

 Dr. Jeremy Lim
 Public Health Expert and Partner, Oliver Wyman (Singapore)

 Dr. Mark McClellan
 Director and Robert J. Margolis M.D. Professor of Business, Medicine, and Policy, Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and former Commissioner of the US FDA
     

 Dr. Jonathan Simons
 Chief Executive Officer, Prostate Cancer Foundation