The Global Boardroom

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

Building Sustainable Growth

The Global Boardroom returns for its fourth edition in December to further debate the path to recovery, exploring the long-term economic, social and geopolitical consequences of the crisis and the strategies that governments, businesses and investors must undertake to assure sustainable, resilient growth.

Timed to follow COP26, the United Nations Climate Change Conference due to take place in Glasgow, the event will look closely at how net zero objectives are transforming decision-making, while also gauging the impact of new technologies on the fabric of business, markets and society.

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Statistics

The Global Boardroom in numbers

64,000+
Unique Views
130+
Speakers & Moderators
30+
Hours of Content
141
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

Agenda

All times in GMT
Current GMT time: 19:56
  • 11:15 — 11:20
    5 mins
    2021-12-07 11:15:00 2021-12-07 11:20:00 GMT 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 GMT Opening Remarks Description of the event https://globalboardroom.ft.com/live FT Live
  • 11:30 — 11:55
    25 mins
    2021-12-07 11:30:00 2021-12-07 11:55:00 GMT 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?
    • Jenny Harries
    • Michael Ryan
    • Leana Wen
    2021-12-07 12:00:00 2021-12-07 12:45:00 GMT 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
    2021-12-07 13:00:00 2021-12-07 13:45:00 GMT 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 GMT 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 GMT 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 GMT 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
    2021-12-07 17:00:00 2021-12-07 17:45:00 GMT 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
    2021-12-07 18:00:00 2021-12-07 18:45:00 GMT Cross-border data flows: Navigating a new era of digital sovereignty Description of the event https://globalboardroom.ft.com/live FT Live
  • 19:00 — 19:25
    25 mins
    Keynote Interview
    • Vasant Narasimhan
    2021-12-07 19:00:00 2021-12-07 19:25:00 GMT Keynote Interview Description of the event https://globalboardroom.ft.com/live FT Live
  • 19:30 — 20:15
    45 mins
    2021-12-07 19:30:00 2021-12-07 20:15:00 GMT Rebuilding Latin America: Renewed focus on closing the infrastructure gap Description of the event https://globalboardroom.ft.com/live FT Live
  • 20:20 — 20:25
    5 mins
    2021-12-07 20:20:00 2021-12-07 20:25:00 GMT Closing Remarks - Day One Description of the event https://globalboardroom.ft.com/live FT Live

Gold Partners

DIFC

Silver Partners

Minderoo Foundation
Workday
Microsoft
Chevron
Analog Devices
Nikkei
Honeywell
Luxembourg for Finance
Vodafone Foundation
Mashreq Bank

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The Professional pass
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  • End of Day Summary Reports
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  • Access to business community area
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  • 90 days on demand access to all talks after the event
  • End of Day Summary Reports
  • Networking and business community
  • Volume based pricing tiers

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