The Council on Foreign Relations' annual Corporate Conference takes place each spring at CFR's headquarters in New York. Open exclusively to CFR corporate members, the conference offers a unique opportunity for senior executives from a variety of industries to gather with their peers for candid dialogue on the pressing global issues affecting business, competitiveness, and the economic outlook.
The eleventh annual Corporate Conference kicks off the evening of Thursday, March 6, 2014, and runs through the day on Friday, March 7, 2014, at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.
The 2013 annual Corporate Conference marked the Corporate Program's sixtieth anniversary and featured an opening plenary session with Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President, and CEO, IBM, moderated by CFR President Richard N. Haass.
Former U.S. secretary of state Madeleine K. Albright and CFR President Richard N. Haass discuss the geopolitical state of the world at the 2012 Corporate Conference.
Jeffrey R. Immelt, chairman and CEO, General Electric, opened the 2011 conference with CNBC anchor Maria Bartiromo.
Opening keynote speaker Kenneth Feinberg takes a question from the audience at the 2010 Corporate Conference. Watch the conversation.
Economists Alan Blinder and Nouriel Roubini and former treasury secretary Robert E. Rubin participate in a plenary session on the U.S. economy at the 2010 Corporate Conference.
David M. Rubenstein, cofounder and managing director of The Carlyle Group, gives the closing keynote address at the 2010 Corporate Conference.
Fareed Zakaria, author, host of CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS, and editor-at-large of Time magazine, joins CFR President Richard N. Haass in addressing geopolitical risks and challenges at the 2010 conference.
Nasdaq-OMX chief executive officer Robert Greifeld responds to an audience question at the opening keynote session of the 2009 Corporate Conference.
Timothy Geithner, then-president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and treasury secretary, addresses CFR corporate members in 2008. Watch his full remarks.
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Highlights from previous conferences include: Kenneth R. Feinberg on determining executive pay; the Coca-Cola Company's Neville Isdell on how philanthropy can improve the bottom line; Timothy F. Geithner on regulating the economy without stifling innovation; and Exxon Mobil's Rex W. Tillerson on how politics impacts energy production and investment.
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