The Wall Road Journal is gathering distinguished leaders in enterprise and politics, together with a number of members of President Biden’s cupboard, at its CEO Council summit on Monday and Tuesday for discussions on how CEOs can greatest navigate the present political and financial local weather and roll with the dangers.
The occasion is being held as Mr. Biden wraps up his first 12 months in workplace—with an infrastructure bill signed into law, Democrats negotiating over a roughly $2 trillion social-spending package, and the U.S. navy, after withdrawing from Afghanistan, bolstering defenses on Guam to counter China within the Pacific. Companies, in the meantime, proceed to confront challenges stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic, amid the uncertainty of the Omicron variant, in addition to inflation, commerce tensions, cybercrime, the results of local weather change and regulatory modifications afoot.
Highlights of the summit embody conversations with Elon Musk, founding father of Tesla Inc. and SpaceX, on expertise’s new frontier; Pfizer Inc. Chief Executive Albert Bourla on the subsequent chapter of Covid-19; Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on the administration’s plan to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure; Secretary of State Antony Blinken on challenges to America’s place on this planet; and Sen. Joe Manchin (D., W.Va.) on breaking the political impasse in Washington. These classes might be streamed dwell both on wsj.com, the WSJ app, or on Twitter.
The occasion additionally options interviews with Citigroup Inc. CEO Jane Fraser, BP PLC CEO Bernard Looney, Senate Minority Chief Mitch McConnell, Central Intelligence Company Director William Burns, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Employees Gen. Mark A. Milley, economists and others.
Right here is the schedule and full list of speakers.