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  Sunday, November 1 2:45pm PST

Saatchi & Saatchi

   Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun
  8:00AM -9:30AM
  9:30AM -12:30PM
    Plenary Discussions:
    9:30 - 10:45 AM
The Greening of Civilization: Emerging Models of Environmental Sustainability
Noel Brown*, Director, United Nations Environment Program UNEP (1973 - 1995); Chairman, Rene Dubos Center for Human Environments
Randy Haye*, President, Rainforest Action Network
Donna House*, Ethnobotanist
Amory Lovins*, Vice President, Rocky Mountain Institute
Hunter Lovins*, President, Rocky Mountain Institute
Bill Shireman*, President, Global Futures

11:00AM - 12:15 PM
Preventing Deadly Conflict
Jane Holl*, moderator; Executive Director, Carnegie Commission on Preventing Deadly Conflicts
Randall Forsberg*, Director, Institute for Defense and Disarmament Studies
Gareth Evans*, Deputy Leader of the Opposition/Shadow Treasurer, Parliament of Australia
Sahabzada Yaqub Khan*, former Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pakistan
Douglas Roche*, Canadian Ambassador for Disarmament to the United Nations; Chairman, United Nations Disarmament Committee, 1988
M.D. Yusufu*, Presidential Candidate, Nigeria


  1:00PM -2:30PM
    Luncheon Keynote Address:
    Reinventing Politics for the 21st Century
Vicente Fox, Governor, Guanajuato, Mexico; Declared Candidate for the Presidency of Mexico


    Luncheon Keynote Discussions:
    Asia at the Millennium
Robert James Thomson, U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times

Conflict Resolution
Abby Napeahi, Native Hawaiian Elder

The Next Frontier: To Mars and Back
Donna Shirley, Manager, Mars Exploration Program, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Ancient Faith, New Believers
Laila Al-Marayati, President, Muslim Women's League

Organizational Transformation for Gender Justice
Aruna Rao, President, Association for Women in Development

Natural Law and Social Policies
Daniel Sheehan, Constitutional Litigator

Vital Voices: Women in Democracy
Theresa Loar, Senior Coordinator, President's Interagency Council on Women, U.S. Department of State

Positive Deviance and the Issue of Female Genital Mutilation
Jerry Sternin, Director, Save the Children, Egypt
Monique Sternin, Public Health Specialist


  3:00PM -4:00PM
    Plenary Discussions:
    The Social Possibility of Y2K: The Year 2000 Computer Bug Problem
Kim Cranston*, moderator; President, Social Venture Network
Dennis Grabow*, CEO, Millennium Investment Corporation
Amory Lovins*, Vice President, Rocky Mountain Institute; Author, "Natural Capitalism"
Margaret Wheatley*, Author, "Leadership in the New Science" and "The Year 2000: Social Chaos or Social Transformation

4:15 - 5:15PM
Sex, Power and Politics
John O'Neil*, moderator; Founder, Center for Leadership Renewal
Margot Anand*, Founder, SkyDancing Tantra International; Author, "The Art of Everyday Ecstasy"
Scilla Elworthy*, Author, "Sex and Politics"


  4:30PM -6:45PM
Forum Dialogues:
Russia in Crisis
Rustem Khairov, moderator; Executive Director, Foundation for Survival and Development of Humanity
Ilya Baskin, Founder and Chairman, Ust-Luga, Moscow
Semion Briskin, President, Petra Corporation
Viktor Danilov-Danilyan, Minister of Ecology, Russia; Chairman, National Earth Charter Committee
Mikhail DeBouar, Chairman, Moscow Auction House
Victor Kvaldin, Director, Center for Political Studies, Gorbachev Foundation, Moscow
Vladimir Pokrovsky, Managing Director, Russia Buelarus Council

Networking : Reflection and Integration
Lisa Friedman, Co-founder, Enterprise Development Group; Member, Foundation for Global Community
Herman Gyr, Co-founder, Enterprise Development Group; Member, Foundation for Global Community

The Forum is often experienced as a tremendously stimulating time of new insight and learning. These networking sessions will provide a chance to "take a breath" and reflect on the day's events, to deepen and take in the experiences of the day. This session has two goals: to enable the participants to integrate what they have learned, and consider the implications of this learning for their day to day lives; and to learn about events occuring throughout the Forum to help connect to the Forum as a whole.

  7:00PM -9:00PM
Honoring the Change Makers
The second State of the World Forum Awards will be bestowed to individuals of wisdom and dynamism who have made extraordinary contributions to human development. The awards are bronze sculptures entitled "Critical Power" created by the Australian artist Andrew Rogers.

Awards: Second Annual State of the World Forum Awards
Award Recipients
Hafsat Abiola*, Founder, Kuridat Institute for Nigerian Democracy
Richard Butler*, Executive Chairman, United Nations Special Commission on Iraq
Marian Wright Edelman*, President, Children's Defense Fund
Vicente Fox*, Governor, Guanajuato, Mexico; Declared Candidate for the Presidency of Mexico
Mahbub Haq*, President and Executive Vice President, The Human Development Centre, Pakistan


  9:15PM -11:00PM
    Costume Ball
Halloween is celebrated in the United States each year on the evening of October 31. A community wide event, Halloween is distinguished by its use of masks and costumes. In the spirit of this holiday the Forum will host a costume ball, a joyful opportunity for everyone to look at the world through a fresh new perspective.

Notable Quote "However haltingly, we have made some progress."
   --former Commander-in-chief of the U.S. Strategic Air Command, Gen. Lee Butler
Actions which make a difference... WOMEN: Last year the SWF network invested $30 million in micro-credit for women in developing nations.
Go to INITIATIVES for details...