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The SALT Conference
May 13-16, 2014 | Las Vegas
The SkyBridge Alternatives (SALT) Conference is committed to facilitating balanced discussions and debates on macro-economic trends, geo-political events and alternative investment opportunities within the context of a dynamic global economy. With over 1,800 thought leaders, public policy officials, business professionals, and investors from over 42 countries and 6 continents, the SALT Conference provides an unmatched opportunity for attendees from around the world to connect with global leaders and network with industry peers.
Over the course of the program, more than 100 speakers will participate in over three dozen panels, speeches, and breakout sessions that address critical geopolitical and economic issues. The agenda is designed to provide multiple perspectives on a variety of salient topics within the context of a dynamic global economy. With notable keynote speakers such as President Bill Clinton, President George W. Bush, President Sarkozy, Prime Minister Tony Blair, Prime Minister Ehud Barak, Vice President Al Gore, Governor Mitt Romney, General Colin Powell, the Honorable Gordon Brown, Timothy Geithner, Secretary Leon Panetta, Jean-Claude Trichet, Minister Lim Hng Kiang, Lim Chow Kiat, Jim Rogers, Nouriel Roubini, Kishore Mahbubani, Steve Cohen, Daniel Loeb, John Paulson, Paul Singer, Al Pacino and Oliver Stone, the SALT Conference has proven to be an enlightening, informative and entertaining event.
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