Agenda

8:00 – 8:30 Lenox Ballroom Registration and Breakfast
8:30 – 8:40 Metropolitan East Opening Remarks by
Alan Patricof '57- Founder of Apax Partners and Greycroft Partners
8:45 – 9:25 Metropolitan East

Early Morning Keynote Address
Peter Barris - Managing General Partner at New Enterprise Associates (NEA)
Dan Primack (Moderator) - Senior Editor of Fortune

Morning Panel A: 9:35 – 10:30

9:35 –  10:30 Empire West Silicon Alley: New York Venture Capital
9:35 –  10:30 Empire East Middle Market PE: Finding Gems in a Crowded and Competitive Environment
9:35 –  10:30 Central Park West The Flight of PE/VC to Emerging Markets
10:30 – 10:45 Lenox Ballroom Networking Coffee Break
10:45 - 11:30 Metropolitan East

Morning Keynote Address by
Leon D. Black - Co-Founder of Apollo Global Management
David Carey (Moderator) - Reporter at Bloomberg; Co-author of King of Capital

Morning Panel B:  11:45 12:45

11:45 –12:45 Central Park West Entrepreneurship as an Investor
11:45 –12:45 Empire West

Growth Equity: Filling the Liquidity Gap

11:45 –12:45 Empire East Uncertainty and Opportunity in Distressed & Restructuring
12:45 –1:30 Metropolitan East

Networking Luncheon

1:30 – 2:10 Metropolitan East

Early Afternoon Keynote Address
David S. Blitzer Senior Managing Director & Head of Tactical Opportunities at Blackstone Group
R.A. Farrokhnia 
 (Moderator) - Professor, Columbia Business School

Afternoon Panel: 2:20 – 3:15

2:20 – 3:15 Empire West Creating Value through the LBO
2:20 – 3:15 Central Park West Tech Venture Investing & Deal Flow
2:20 – 3:15 Empire East

Hard Assets and the Economy: Real Estate Investing

3:15 – 3:30 Lenox Ballroom Networking Coffee Break
3:30 – 4:15 Metropolitan East

Late Afternoon Keynote Address
Eric Young - Partner and Co-Founder of Canaan Partners
Jonathan D. Roth (Moderator) - Managing Director and President, Abbott Capital Management, LLC

4:20 – 5:00 Metropolitan East

Closing Keynote Address
Mark F. Dzialga '90 - Managing Director and Chairman of Investment Committee at General Atlantic

5:00 – 5:30 Metropolitan East

Closing Remarks by
Donna M. Hitscherich '90 - Professor, Director of the Private Equity Program at Columbia Business School
Glenn Hubbard - Dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia Business School

5:30 – 6:30 Metropolitan East Networking Reception & Cocktails

 

*All events will take place on the 2nd floor of The Sheraton New York