Monday, May 1

8:00 AM to 9:15 AM
Rana Foroohar
Financial Times

Uncertainty and risk are everywhere you look in the global economy, but some risk factors matter more than others. What are...

9:15 AM to 9:45 AM
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
4:15 PM to 4:30 PM
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Jonah Berger,

Ph.D.

The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Why do some products, ideas, and behaviors catch on, go viral, or otherwise become part of our daily lives?  Based on 15 years...

Tuesday, May 2

9:50 AM to 10:20 AM
12:15 PM to 2:00 PM
Sherry Turkle,

Ph.D.

MIT Initiative on Technology and Self, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Today, many digital natives feel more comfortable texting than talking and believe in the power of multitasking.  Professor...

4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Jim O’Shaughnessy
O’Shaughnessy Asset Management

Passive investments and their smart beta cousins—with hundreds of billions of assets pouring into them—are a version of factor...

Wednesday, May 3

8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Tobias “Toby” Moskowitz,

Ph.D.

Dean Takahashi ’80 B.A., ’83 M.P.P.M. Professor of Finance, Yale University

Yale School of Management’s Tobias Moskowitz  provides unique historical insight on style premia – the basis for today's "...

9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Michael Sandel,

D.Phil.

Harvard University

Is something wrong with a world in which everything is for sale? If so, how can we prevent market values from reaching into...