DAY ONE – TUESDAY 15 MAY 2018

 7:00 – 8:30 (Foyer) Registration & Breakfast


 7:15 – 8:25 (Salon III) Brazil Breakfast Briefing

Panelists

-Sebastián Popik, Managing Partner and Founder, Aqua Capital

-João Busin, Partner, TozziniFreire Advogados

 8:25 – 8:30 (Salon I-II) Opening Remarks & Welcome 

 -Maria C. Kozloski, Global Head and Chief Investment Officer, Private Equity Funds, International Finance Corporation (IFC)

 8:30 – 9:00 (Salon I-II) Opening Keynote: Making Sense of  a Shifting Global Geometry and Prospects for the Future

-Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr., Chairman, Projects International and Managing Member, PI Founders Stake Seed Capital Fund I, LLC

 9:00 – 9:50 (Salon I-II) DFI CEO Panel: Moving from Billions to Trillions

Panelist

-Ray Washburne, CEO, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)

-Philippe Le Houérou, CEO, International Finance Corporation (IFC) 

-Christiane Laibach, Management Board Member, DEG – Deutsche Investitions-und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH

-Phil Bennett, First Vice-President, European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

Moderator: Henny Sender, Chief Correspondent, International Finance, Financial Times

 9:50 – 10:10 (Salon I-II) Keynote Address

-David Rubenstein, Co-Founder & Co-Executive Chairman, The Carlyle Group 

 10:10 – 11:00 (Salon I-II) Plenary Panel – Global Private Equity Leaders on the State of the Industry: From Pioneers to the Mainstream

Panelist 

-Torbjorn Caesar, Senior Partner, Actis

 11:00 – 11:20 (Foyer) Networking & Refreshments Break

Networking lounge open

 11:20 – 12:05 (Salon I-II) Plenary Panel – Will Innovation Be Allowed to Flourish in the Infra Sector?

 Moderator

-Bernard Sheahan, Director-Infrastructure, International Finance Corporation

 12:05 – 12:30 Keynote Interview: Key Challenges to Multilateralism, International Trade and a Sustainable Future

Interviewee

-Pascal Lamy, Former Director General, World Trade Organization and Former Commissioner, European Commission for Trade

 12:30 – 13:30 (Foyer) Networking Lunch

-India Luncheon occurring concurrently in separate room

 13:35 – 14:00 (Salon I-II) Keynote Presentation followed by Interview: Political Order and Political Decay – Call for Patience in the Face of Uncertainty

-Francis Fukuyama, Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), Resident, FSI Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, Stanford University

Interviewer

-Roger Leeds, Director, Center for International Business and Public Policy, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University

 14:00 – 14:45 (Breakout Sessions)

(Salon I-II) Capitalizing on Opportunities Within the FMG Sector

(Salon III) Taking ASEAN to the Next Level

Panelist

-Honorio Poblador IV, Managing Partner, Navegar

 14:50 – 15:35 (Breakout Sessions)

(Salon I-II) Entrepreneurship, Growth and Innovation in MENA

Panelist

-Walid Cherif, Senior Managing Director, Gulf Capital

(Salon III) Exits in China

 15:40 – 16:00 (Foyer) Networking and Refreshments Break

 16:00 – 16:45 (Breakout Sessions)

(Salon I-II) India

(Salon III) Mitigating Risk and Capturing Growth in Turkey

 16:45 – 17:10 (Salon I-II) Keynote Interview: Next Steps for Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders to Boost Economic Growth and Sustain Impact


 17:10 – 17:55 (Salon I-II) Keynote Panel – LP Perspectives: Is it the Manager or the Market? 

Panelists

-Richard Rincon, Director-Emerging Markets Investments, UTIMCO and Vice Chair, EMPEA LP Council

-Marcus Simpson, Head of Global Private Capital, QIC

 17:55 (Salon I-II) Closing Remarks

 18:00 – 20:00 (location TBD) IFC/EMPEA 20th Anniversary Celebration Gala


 

DAY TWO – WEDNESDAY 16 MAY 2018

 7:30 – 8:30 (Foyer) Registration & Breakfast


 7:30 – 8:30 (Salon I-II) LP-Only Breakfast (Invitation-Only)

Roundtable Discussion: The Evolving Regulatory Landscape for PE: How Will This Take Shape over the Medium – to Long-Term Horizon?

 8:25 – 8:30 (Salon I-II) Opening Remarks & Welcome

-Robert Petty, Chairman, EMPEA

 8:30 – 9:00 (Salon I-II) Organizational ‘Principles’ to Create a Unique Culture of Radical Transparency


 9:00 – 9:30 (Salon I-II) Keynote Fireside Chat: Does Investing for a Sustainable and Impactful Future Matter to LPs? 


 9:30 – 10:00 (Salon I-II) Plenary Panel: The Global Alternatives Glut: What Does it Mean for Managers and Allocators? How Can Investors and Companies in Emerging Markets Capitalize? 


 10:00 – 10:25 (Salon I-II) Control vs. Minority Positions in Emerging Markets – What Can the Latest Research Tell Us About Past Performance?

Presenter 

Josh Lerner, Director, Private Capital Research Institute (PCRI) and Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking, Harvard Business School

 10:25 – 10:40 (Foyer) Networking & Refreshments Break

Networking Lounge Opens

 10:40 – 11:30 (Salon I-II) Plenary Panel – Private Equity-Led IPOs


 11:30 – 12:15 (Breakout Sessions)

(Salon I-II) Preparing for Adversity: Managing for Currency Volatility, Political Transitions and Commodity Exposure

(Salon IIIA) Fund and Co-Investment Terms and Conditions

(Salon IIIB) EMPEA ESG Community Gathering

 12:15 – 13:15 (Foyer & Salon I-II) Networking Luncheon

 13:15 – 14:00 (Breakout Sessions)

(Salon I-II) Impact investing

(Salon IIIA) Deal structuring

(Salon IIIB) Secondaries

 14:05 – 14:50 (Breakout Sessions) 

(Salon I-II) Energy of the future: Renewables and Off-Grid Solar

(Salon III) Technology Innovation in Emerging Markets and Buzz Words – Hype or the Future?

 14:50 – 15:15 (Foyer) Networking & Refreshments Break


 15:15 – 15:45 (Salon I-II) Oxford Style Debate


 15:45 – 16:35 (Salon I-II) Closing Plenary Panel – Distributions, Distributions, Distributions: How Can Emerging and Frontier Market Managers Increase the Velocity of the Private Capital Cycle? 


 16:35 – 17:00 (Salon I-II) Closing Keynote 


 17:00 (Salon I-II) Closing Remarks

-Robert Petty, Chairman, EMPEA

 17:00 – 18:00 (Foyer) Cocktail Reception