April 11, 2019
Dallas, Texas

Recognizing leaders who are tackling today’s most pressing challenges with compassion. Focused on solutions that are rooted in courage, civility, and character.

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Honoring distinguished leaders

Bill Gates and Melinda Gates will receive the 2019 George W. Bush Medal for Distinguished Leadership. In addition, the Forum on Leadership will feature discussions with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates.

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Relive the 2018 Forum on Leadership

The inaugural Forum on Leadership featured speakers such as Bono, Dr. Condoleezza Rice, Sen. John Boehner, Dr. Priscilla Chan, Ben Bernanke, and many more.

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Sessions at the 2019 Forum on Leadership will center on the responsibilities of global citizenship and how entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and others are combining vision and action to address systemic challenges in a turbulent world.

In addition, the Forum on Leadership will feature concurrent Studio 43 sessions. These more intimate conversations offer a unique format to tackle emerging issues in our world, including the new space race, and technological transformations and threats.