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April 17-18, 2024


Washington, D.C.


Penny Pritzker 

Former U.S. Commerce Secretary

David Rubenstein

Co-Founder & Co-Chairman, The Carlyle Group


Lael Brainard

Director of the White House National Economic Council

Xavier Becerra

U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services

Henry M. Paulson, Jr.

Former United States Secretary of the Treasury

Julie Su

Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor

José Muñoz

President & Global COO, Hyundai Motor Company

Pete Buttigieg

U.S. Secretary of Transportation

Suzanne Clark

President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Gina Raimondo

U.S. Secretary of Commerce

Wally Adeyemo

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Treasury

John Williams

President & CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

David A. Zapolsky

Senior Vice President, Global Public Policy & General Counsel, Amazon

Valdis Dombrovskis

EVP of the European Commission on An Economy that Works for People and Trade Commissioner

Pat Gelsinger

CEO, Intel

Jeremy Hunt

Chancellor of the Exchequer, UK

Richard Lesser

Global Chair, Boston Consulting Group


Will the Rise of Trading Blocs Bring Down the Global Trade Edifice?

Tracking National Infrastructure Competition, Who’s Ahead and Who’s Behind

The Journey vs. The Destination

Lurking Beneath the Surface: Risks Ahead for Global Finance

Is Rising Developing Nation Debt a Blessing or a Curse?

The Risks and Rewards of AI Everything Everywhere All at Once


Founding Partners

Presenting Partner


Justin B. Smith

CEO and Co-Founder, Semafor

Ben Smith

Editor-in-Chief and
Co-Founder, Semafor

Steve Clemons

Founding Editor-at-Large, Semafor

Gina Chua

Executive Editor, Semafor

Gina Chon

Senior Editor, Semafor

Liz Hoffman

Business & Finance Editor, Semafor

Yinka Adegoke

Africa Editor, Semafor

Reed Albergotti

Technology Editor, Semafor

Alexis Akwagyiram

Managing Editor, Semafor Africa

Tim McDonnell

Climate & Energy Editor, Semafor

Morgan Chalfant

Deputy Washington Bureau Chief, Semafor

Jordan Weissmann

Washington Editor, Semafor

Phil Mattingly

CNN Anchor & Chief Domestic Correspondent

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