OCTOBER 23, 2018 The Torey Pines Lodge, San Diego, California

  • 7:30am – 8:00am
    Registration & Continental Breakfast
  • 8:00am – 8:10am
    Welcome Dr. Ray Powers
  • 8:10am – 8:30am
    Summit Introductory Comments – A Strategic Vision
    Mr. Rich Karlgaard (Forbes Publisher, author, commentator, and futurist)
    Speech Topic – “Late Bloomers”
  • 8:30am – 9:45am
    Finance Discussion – Economic Levers that Drive Business Decisions Chair Ms. Brenda Forde, CPA, Assistant Professor Forbes School of Business & Technology Program Chair, MBA
    Spot Light Speaker – Mr. John Tamny (Editor RealClearMarkets, author, & economic advisor)
    Speech Topic – “The economic promise, peril, and unknowns of Donald Trump’s presidency”   
    Mr. Steve Forbes, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief at Forbes Media
    Mr. Robert Daugherty, Executive Dean – Forbes School of Business & Technology
  • 9:45am – 10:05am
    Break/Networking
  • 10:05am – 11:20am
    Leadership Discussion – Chair Ms. Margie Warrell, Author, Speaker, Media Commentator
    Spot Light Speaker –Mr. Bruce Rogers (Founding Managing Director, SITO Institute for Consumer Behavior and Location Sciences)
    Speech Topic – A Beautiful Delusion: The Path To Entrepreneurship
    Dr. Steve Kerr, former Managing Director at Goldman Sachs
    Ms. Roya Mahboob, CEO, Entrepreneur & Businesswoman
  • 11:20am – 12:00pm
    Lunch Break/Networking
  • 12:00pm – 1:00pm
    Distinguished Lecturer Series & Key Note Address
    Mr. Steve Forbes (Chairman & Editor-in-Chief at Forbes Media)
    Speech Topic –
    We are on the cusp of a golden era of great prosperity
  • 1:00pm – 2:15pm
    Technology Trends Discussion – Chair Dr. Maja Zelihic, Assistant Professor Forbes School of Business & Technology Program Chair, Master of Organizational Management
    Spot Light Speaker – Mr. Mark Mills (Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute)
    Speech Topic – “Robophobia”
    Mr. Rich Karlgaard, Publisher at Forbes Magazine
    Ms. Cheryl Oldham, Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    Dr. Tamar Elkeles, Chief Talent Executive, Atlantic Bridge Capital
    Ds. Karen Ivy, Associate Dean – Innovation & Enterprise @ FSBT
  • 2:15pm – 2:30pm
    Break/Networking
  • 2:30pm – 3:45pm
    Human Capital Work Force Development Discussion – Chair Dr. Katie Thiry, Assistant Professor Forbes School of Business & Technology Program Chair, Master of Human Resources Management (MHRM) and Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources Management (BAHRM)
    Spot Light Speaker – Dr. Olin Oedekoven (CEO Peregrine Leadership Institute)
    Speech Topic – “Hiring for Attitude: Finding and Recruiting the ‘Right’ People”
    Dr. Laura Palmer-Noone – Provost Ashford University
    Jayne Johnson – Vice President Enterprise Learning & Development, Alkermes
  • 3:45pm – 4:00pm
    Adjourn – Mr. Robert Daugherty, Executive Dean – Forbes School of Business & Technology
  • 4:00pm –6:00pm
    Reception