October 14-16, 2018
The Breakers
Palm Beach, Florida

2017 Speakers

Featured Speakers Katty Kay and Adm. James Stavridis, USN (Ret.)

In addition to the exceptional networking, the Summit offers attendees insightful content and engaging speakers, and this year is no different.  We are pleased to feature the following keynote speakers:


Katty Kay
Lead Anchor, BBC World News America

Perpectives from a News Anchor’s Desk - A Keynote Presentation 
Our keynote speaker is the lead anchor for BBC World News America. Prior to taking  over as lead anchor, Katty Kay served as the Washington correspondent for BBC since 2002. From Washington, Katty covers the full gamut of American and global affairs –  reporting on U.S. elections, the White House, Congress, Wall Street, global economies   and world trouble spots. Katty’s talks on American politics and global affairs offer the  fresh perspective of someone who has lived in and reported from the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe, and now Washington, D.C.  She looks beyond the headlines and provides  valuable insights on the top stories making news right now -- the challenges facing the President and Congress, the outlook for the next major U.S. election, global economic news, world trouble spots, diplomatic dustups, terrorism, and more.  


Adm. James Stavridis, USN (Ret.)
NATO’s 16th Supreme Allied Commander Europe and 15th Commander of the U.S. European Command (2009-2013), Head of U.S. Southern Command (2006-2009), Dean of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, Chief International Security Analyst for NBC News
Beyond the Horizon:  21st Century Global Security and Risk
A Keynote Presentation 
After nearly 10 years at the four-star level as a global combatant commander and senior military assistant to the Secretary of Defense, Admiral James Stavridis gives a global overview of risks, opportunities and strategies for successfully creating a secure nation, government and business community. This tour d’horizon is an invaluable presentation for business audiences investing worldwide.

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