Celebrating 2020 YPO Global Impact Awards Honorees

Monday, January 20, 2020
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
YPO recognizes its 14 regional honorees and their impact journeys. Join 2018-2019 YPO Chairman Pascal Gerken (YPO Gold Belgium), Chair of the 2020 YPO Global Impact Awards, to celebrate with a presentation of YPO’s Regional Honorees and a cocktail reception.

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A Conversation with David Rubenstein and Irina Liner

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Join us for an afternoon of insightful discussion. Hear from David Rubenstein, American businessman, investor, and philanthropist. A former financial analyst and lawyer, he is Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman of The Carlyle Group, a global private equity investment company based in Washington, D.C. On stage with him is Irina Liner, Director and co-Founder of AtlasInvest for the past fifteen years. She is also Director and Partner of the Energy Intelligence Group.

Responsible Leadership is Inclusive Leadership

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
As responsible leaders, we must be the force behind social evolution. How can we create changemaker companies where every individual has the power to make a difference and that create more inclusive, efficient and impactful economies? Join top executives from global businesses for an inspiring discussion on leadership, diversity and empathy.
Antonio Simoes
Chief Executive Officer, Global Private Banking at HSBC and is a member of the Group Management Board, HSBC's Group Executive Committee.
Gina Badenoch
Founder at OQS and Capaxia, and an Ashoka Social Entrepreneur. Gina is recognized as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.
Belinda Parmar
A British entrepreneur, campaigner and activist. Belinda is the founder and CEO of "The Empathy Business".

A Discussion on Trust with Richard Edelman

Thursday, January 23, 2020
7:45 AM – 9:00 AM
Join Richard Edelman, CEO of Edelman and one of the world’s foremost authorities on trust, for a discussion about the Edelman Trust Barometer and the latest global trends on trust for business, government, media and NGOs.

An Evening with Sir Martin Sorrell and Anthony Scaramucci

Thursday, January 23, 2020
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
A panel discussion not to be missed. Hear from Sir Martin Sorrell, British businessman and the founder of WPP plc, the world's largest advertising and PR group, as he shares the stage with Anthony Scaramucci, financier, entrepreneur and political consultant who served as the White House Director of Communications in July 2017.

Announcing 2020 YPO Global Impact Awards Finalists

Thursday, January 23, 2020
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Five of the 14 regional honorees will be announced as top YPO Global Impact Awards Global Finalists. Join Pascal and 2020-2021 YPO Chairman-Elect Anastasios (Tassos) Economou (YPO Monaco) to celebrate with a presentation of YPO's Global Finalists and a cocktail reception.

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Burns Night: Whiskey Appreciation with Peter Prentice

Thursday, January 23, 2020
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
An informal Scotch whisky gathering with the inimitable Peter Prentice, Chairman of the Keepers of the Quaich. A well-travelled veteran of 34 years and a much loved legend of the industry, Peter will be dropping by to join us with a deliciously diverse collection of some of his finest Chivas Bros Scotch whiskies, with stories of adventure and misadventure to match!

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