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2025: A Year In Preview

FEBRUARY 05, 2025

NEW YORK, NY

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Convene with top C-Suite executives to discuss the findings of our 2025 C-Suite Outlook Survey and unlock insights that will shape your leadership through change and disruption.

The Conference Board has a distinguished 108-year history of gathering the world’s leading executives.

Experience a unique opportunity to network with fellow executives. Learn how leading CEOs are planning to win amid an ever-changing economic, social, and political environment.

By attending this event, you will:

  • Discover how top executives view the most critical opportunities arising from economic uncertainty, artificial intelligence, climate change, human capital management, and more.
  • Benchmark against how other executives are shifting priorities, business models, investments, and operational requirements to grow.
  • Consider the geopolitical risks, economic trends, and environmental and business sustainability factors driving strategic decisions.
  • Compare leading-edge practices for how corporations are evolving their approach to success given rising ESG and DEI backlash.
  • Discuss how C-suite executives can prepare for, find opportunity, and communicate winning strategies given an uncertain future.

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Who Should Attend: Board members and C-Suite executives including Chief Executive Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Strategy Officers, Chief Human Resources Officers, Chief Marketing Officers, Chief Operating Officers, Chief Sustainability Officers, Chief Communications Officers, Chief Legal Officers, Chief Administrative Officers, Chief Technology Officers, Chief Information Officers, Chief Customer Officers, and Chief Digital Officers.

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Wednesday, January 31, 2024

05:30 PM - 06:30 PM ET

Registration and Cocktail Reception

 

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06:30 PM - 07:30 PM ET

Welcome and Dinner

 

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Wednesday, January 31, 2024

07:30 PM - 08:30 PM ET

Keynote Panel: Winning Through Change and Disruption

The global economy is experiencing massive shifts, sea changes, volatility, and uncertainty. Key themes include continued weakness; rising operating costs; labor challenges; geopolitical threats; the energy transition; and the daw …

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08:00 AM - 08:45 AM ET

Registration

 

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08:00 AM - 08:45 AM ET

Continental Breakfast

 

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08:45 AM - 08:50 AM ET

Welcome

 

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08:50 AM - 09:05 AM ET

Lightning Talk: Through the Looking Glass: A Year in Preview (…

Fast-paced presentation on the highlights of the Conference Board C-Suite Outlook 2024. Discover the top hot button external and internal issues CEOS identify as what keeps them up at night and how th …

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09:10 AM - 09:45 AM ET

Navigating the Global Economy Amidst Geopolitical Disruption

CEOs reveal tactics on how they are navigating the twists and turns of geopolitics and the global economy.

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09:50 AM - 10:25 AM ET

AI Disruption: Pivot or Perish?

CEOs share insights on how they are responding to the challenges and opportunities around advancements in AI. Additionally, how it may fundamentally transform how they do business. …

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10:25 AM - 10:45 AM ET

Coffee Break

 

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10:50 AM - 11:25 AM ET

Are You Ready for the Energy Evolution?

CEOs opine on how the global energy transition is impacting how and where they do business: what are some of the costs of switching gears and how they expect to capitalize on a greener economy. …

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11:30 AM - 12:05 PM ET

China-US: Cold War 2.0?

CEOs explain how best to navigate the choppy waters of business relations with China as geopolitical tensions intensify. What does this mean for supply-chains, assets, labor, and ensuring profitability. …

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12:05 PM - 01:15 PM ET

Lunch and Networking

 

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01:20 PM - 01:55 PM ET

The Talent Challenge: Reimagining Potential

CEOs trade tactics on how they are building and strengthening culture in the new world of work: from retention to upskilling to leadership development to DEI to flexible work to employee expectations. …

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02:00 PM - 02:35 PM ET

ESG Priorities for Growth: How to Future Focus and Invest

CEOs discuss opportunities for innovation by integrating ESG more deeply into their businesses.

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02:35 PM - 02:45 PM ET

Coffee Break

 

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02:45 PM - 03:25 PM ET

Keynote Panel: Leading for Tomorrow: How to Turn Vision into V…

 

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03:30 PM - 04:00 PM ET

The 2024 Election: Fasten Your Seatbelts


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04:00 PM - 04:05 PM ET

Closing Remarks

 

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04:05 PM - 05:00 PM ET

Cocktail Reception

 

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The Plaza New York

768 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY

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