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Barclays Impact "2029" Forum

May 23, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

When: May 23 at 12 PM
Where: Boston Harbor Hotel, 70 Rowes Wharf, Boston

Join Barclays for this afternoon of thought-provoking and inspiring discussion that will explore the role of finance in tackling some of the most complex global challenges of our time.  You will hear from pioneering entrepreneurs and investors who are operating at the intersection of innovation and impact, and scaling the cutting-edge technologies that are set to revolutionize the future of food, water, energy and housing. With insight from leaders across the industry including Bain, KKR and Wellington, participants will gain a window into the future and learn how the investment community is navigating the opportunities and risks from the coming decade of disruption.

Please see agenda below.

Agenda:

 
 

 
11:30am

Registration

 

 

12:00pm

Buffet Lunch

 

12:15pm

Welcome remarks

John WhiteManaging Director, Barclays

 

 

12:20pm

Nurturing Revolutionary Technologies: How Revolutionary Technology Companies of Today Become the Industry Leaders of 2029

Moderator: Greg Shell, Managing Director, Bain Capital

Bob MumgaardCEO, Commonwealth Fusion Systems (Compact Fusion Power Plants)

Michael SchraderCo-Founder & CEO, Vaxess Technologies (Vaccine Access)

Christopher SavoieCEO, Zapata Computing (Quantum Computing Software)

1:00pm

Impact Entrepreneur presentations

Vinesh SinhaFounder & Managing Director, FatHopes Energy (sustainable fats for biofuel production)

 

 

1:10pm

Keynote Discussion

 

Unreasonable Impact

Daniel EpsteinCEO, Unreasonable Group

Exponential Innovation

Kyle NelCEO & Co-Founder, Uncommon Partners

1:50pm

Planet Earth 2029: A Window into What the World Looks Like in 2029 across Key Sectors Including Energy, Housing and Water

Moderator: Daniel EpsteinCEO, Unreasonable Group

Robert AntablinCo-Head Global Impact, KKR

Jennifer HolmgrenCEO, LanzaTech Inc. (carbon waste into ethanol)

Matt SilverFounder & CEO, Cambrian Innovation (waste water treatment)

2:30pm

Impact Entrepenuer

Steve GlennCEO, Plant Prefab (sustainable prefab homes)

 

2:40pm

Networking Break

 

2:50pm

The Engine Built by MIT and the Impact of Tough Tech

Katie RaeCEO and Managing Partner, MIT

 

 

3:00pm

Tipping Point 2029: Public Markets Bring Scale with Integrity

Moderator: Eric RicePortfolio Manager, Wellington

Management

Jean HynesManaging Partner, Wellington Management

Quyen V.TranEquity Portfolio Specialist,Wellington

Management

Tyler BrownAnalyst, Wellington Management

 

 

3:55pm

Closing remarks

Travis FinkleDirector, Barclays

 

 

4:00pm

Reception

Harbor Terrace