Day 2 Live Webcast Preview

After a successful and exciting opening day of the 2012 CGI Annual Meeting, the second day of #CGI2012 features, among many highlights, two special sessions and remarks by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. As always, you can watch all sessions on our live webcast and can follow the action on Twitter (@ClintonGlobal) or on Facebook.

Missed out on anything today? Be sure to check out our storify social media highlights from day 1, including our top tweets from yesterday’s sessions. Or, you can watch full, on-demand session videos from yesterday here.

Here’s a guide to tomorrow’s live webcast:

9:00 AM ET:

The Morning Plenary Session will begin with special remarks from Secretary Clinton on “Designing Diplomacy for the 21st Century.” President Clinton will also announce a number of new commitments, before a discussion moderated by Nicholas D. Kristof, (Columnist, The New York Times) featuring Joan Clos (Under-Secretary General and Executive Director, UN-HABITAT) Salma Samar Damluji (Chief Architect, Daw’an Mud Brick Architecture Foundation) Elizabeth Heider (Senior Vice President, Skanska USA Building Inc.; Chair, Board of Directors, U.S. Green Building Council) and Jonathan Reckford (Chief Executive Officer, Habitat for Humanity International.) Watch on the CGI Live channel:

10:30 AM ET:

The “Champions of Action” Special Session moderated by Madeleine K. Albright (Chair, Albright Stonebridge Group) will feature Jimmy Wales (Founder,,) Paul Farmer (Founder, Partners in Health), and 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Tawakkol Karman. Watch on the CGI Live channel:

The Special Session on “Strategic Philanthropy” includes a panel moderated by Kevin Starr (Managing Director, Mulago Foundation), including Jacqueline Novogratz (Founder and CEO, Acumen Fund, Inc), Sally Osberg  (President and CEO, Skoll Foundation), Francisco Suárez Hernández (Sustainability Director, FEMSA), Trevor Mundel (President, Global Health Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation). Watch live on the Design Labs channel

Noon ET: Plenary Session

“The Early Years: An Irresistible Investment Opportunity” Plenary Session will feature progress reports and new commitment announcements, followed by a panel moderated by Geeta Rao Gupta, (Deputy Executive Director, UNICEF) along with Joyce Banda, (President of the Republic of Malawi,) Bill Goodwyn (Chief Executive Officer, Discovery Education, Discovery Communications Inc.) Carolyn S. Miles (President and CEO, Save the Children) and Jay Naidoo (Chairman, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition). Watch on the CGI Live channel:

Design Labs

Interactive Design Labs – a new format at the 2012 Annual Meeting – will generate potential solutions and commitment ideas in real-time. On Day 1, the labs will address the following questions:

1:30 PM ET: How can we design healthier urban environments that help prevent chronic diseases?

3:30 PM ET: How can we ensure more children benefit from early childhood education?

Watch live on the dedicated Design Labs channel.

Commitment Workshops

Commitment Workshops feature shared lessons and challenges of the over 2,100 existing CGI commitments. The dialogue will focus on cross-cutting approaches – on Day 1, the sessions will address:

1:30 PM ET: Financing for Impact and Scale

3:30 PM ET: Haiti: Lessons for the Future

Watch live on the dedicated Commitment Workshops channel.


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