The Global Boardroom

4th Edition: Building Sustainable Growth
7–9 December, 2021 • Digital Conference

Where next on the road to recovery?

Join us in June 2022 for the 5th edition of The Global Boardroom, the award-winning digital conference unrivalled in the quality and breadth of its content. Leading voices from business, policy and finance will once again gather online to discuss the issues that matter with the FT's top journalists.

Reserve your place for exclusive keynote interviews with world leaders and industry-specific panels with CEOs addressing the challenges of operating in an uncertain world.

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The Global Boardroom 5th Edition: June 7-9, 2022

The Global Boardroom 5th Edition: June 7-9, 2022

Where next on the road to recovery?

What to expect - The Global Boardroom

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It is exhilarating to access great minds, their ideas for solving, facilitating global issues, particularly those specific to this pandemic era.”

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Statistics

The Global Boardroom in numbers

310,000+
Unique Views
100+
Speakers & Moderators
35
Hours of Content
144
Countries Represented

Why attend?

Navigating the world of business in an uncertain and highly volatile world is tough. Surround yourself with the information, inspiration and people who are sharing their strategies for a world transformed by crisis.

  • 01

    Crucial business information

    Hear directly from leading policy-makers on the steps they are taking to support economies and business

  • 02

    Get inspiration for next steps

    Find out how leading CEOs from a range of industries are coping with the crisis and preparing for a recovery

  • 03

    Quality content you cannot find elsewhere

    Go beyond the news to explore the impact of the crisis through carefully curated, in-depth discussions

  • 04

    Participate

    Pose questions to thought leaders and get instant analysis from FT journalists after key sessions

Speakers

Speakers from the 4th edition of The Global Boardroom

Agenda

All times in GMT
Current GMT time: 06:23
  • 11:15 — 11:20
    5 mins
    2021-12-07 11:15:00 2021-12-07 11:20:00 Europe/London Opening Day One Description of the event https://globalboardroom.ft.com/live FT Live
  • 11:20 — 11:30
    10 mins
    Opening Remarks
    • John Ridding
    • Roula Khalaf
    2021-12-07 11:20:00 2021-12-07 11:30:00 Europe/London Opening Remarks Description of the event https://globalboardroom.ft.com/live FT Live
  • 11:30 — 11:55
    25 mins
    Keynote Interview
    • Janet Yellen
    2021-12-07 11:30:00 2021-12-07 11:55:00 Europe/London Keynote Interview Description of the event https://globalboardroom.ft.com/live FT Live
  • 12:00 — 12:45
    45 mins
    Managing the Pandemic: What does success look like?
    • Hannah Kuchler
    • Michael Ryan
    • Leana Wen
    2021-12-07 12:00:00 2021-12-07 12:45:00 Europe/London Managing the Pandemic: What does success look like? Description of the event https://globalboardroom.ft.com/live FT Live
  • 13:00 — 13:45
    45 mins
    Moving to Net-Zero: Will COP26 deliver significant change?
    • Rania Al-Mashat
    • Takeshi Niinami
    • Damilola Ogunbiyi
    2021-12-07 13:00:00 2021-12-07 13:45:00 Europe/London Moving to Net-Zero: Will COP26 deliver significant change? Description of the event https://globalboardroom.ft.com/live FT Live
  • 14:00 — 14:45
    45 mins
    Revolutionising the Way We Move: The key to climate progress?
    • Greg Henderson
    • Martin Lundstedt
    • Adina Vălean
    2021-12-07 14:00:00 2021-12-07 14:45:00 Europe/London Revolutionising the Way We Move: The key to climate progress? Description of the event https://globalboardroom.ft.com/live FT Live
  • 15:00 — 15:45
    45 mins
    2021-12-07 15:00:00 2021-12-07 15:45:00 Europe/London US Government Scorecard: Can the Biden administration push through its ambitious goals? Description of the event https://globalboardroom.ft.com/live FT Live
  • 16:00 — 16:45
    45 mins
    2021-12-07 16:00:00 2021-12-07 16:45:00 Europe/London Unhedged Live: How will Wall Street respond to post-pandemic policy shifts? Description of the event https://globalboardroom.ft.com/live FT Live
  • 17:00 — 17:45
    45 mins
    ODX Live: Rethinking the Role of Boards in Business
    • Betsy Atkins
    • Dan Hesse
    • Gabrielle Sulzberger
    2021-12-07 17:00:00 2021-12-07 17:45:00 Europe/London ODX Live: Rethinking the Role of Boards in Business Description of the event https://globalboardroom.ft.com/live FT Live
  • 18:00 — 18:45
    45 mins
    Cross-Border Data Flows: Navigating a new era of digital sovereignty
    • Julie Brill
    • Anna Fielder
    • Bruno Gencarelli
    • Caroline Louveaux
    2021-12-07 18:00:00 2021-12-07 18:45:00 Europe/London Cross-Border Data Flows: Navigating a new era of digital sovereignty Description of the event https://globalboardroom.ft.com/live FT Live
  • 19:15 — 19:40
    25 mins
    Keynote Interview
    • Vasant Narasimhan
    2021-12-07 19:15:00 2021-12-07 19:40:00 Europe/London Keynote Interview Description of the event https://globalboardroom.ft.com/live FT Live
  • 19:45 — 20:10
    25 mins
    2021-12-07 19:45:00 2021-12-07 20:10:00 Europe/London Keynote Interview: Rebuilding Latin America Description of the event https://globalboardroom.ft.com/live FT Live
  • 20:20 — 20:45
    25 mins
    Keynote Interview
    • Wendy R. Sherman
    2021-12-07 20:20:00 2021-12-07 20:45:00 Europe/London Keynote Interview Description of the event https://globalboardroom.ft.com/live FT Live
  • 20:45 — 20:50
    5 mins
    2021-12-07 20:45:00 2021-12-07 20:50:00 Europe/London Closing Remarks - Day One Description of the event https://globalboardroom.ft.com/live FT Live

Gold Partners

DIFC

Silver Partners

Analog Devices
Braskem
Chevron
Dataminr
EY
Fireblocks
Honeywell
Luxembourg for Finance
Mashreq Bank
McKinsey & Company
Microsoft
Minderoo Foundation
Nikkei
Suntory
Vodafone Foundation
Workday

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The TGB 4th Edition - Video On Demand pass
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  • End of Day Summary Reports
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  • Access to business community area
The TGB 5th Edition - Inspiration pass
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  • Access to Q&A and polls
  • 90 days on demand access to all talks after the event
  • End of Day Summary Reports
  • Access to 1-1 networking
  • Access to business community area
The TGB 5th Edition - Professional pass
  • Live access to all talks
  • Access to Q&A and polls
  • 90 days on demand access to all talks after the event
  • End of Day Summary Reports
  • Access to 1-1 networking
  • Access to business community area

Moderators

Moderators for The Global Boardroom 4th Edition

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