FT-Telefonica Millennials Summit - London
08:10 - 08:40Registration and Refreshments
08:40 - 08:45Chair's Opening Remarks
Michael Skapinker, Assistant Editor and Columnist, Financial Times

08:45 - 08:50Welcome Remarks
Eva Castillo, Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer, Telefónica Europe

08:50 - 09:20Keynote Interview: Major Trends Affecting the Millennial Generation
Julius Genachowski, former Chairman, Federal Communications Commission
Interviewed by: 
Sarah Gordon, Companies Editor, Financial Times

09:20 - 09:30Telefonica Report: Global Findings and Call-to-Action
José María Álvarez-Pallete, Chief Operating Officer, Telefónica S.A

09:30 - 09:50Keynote Interview: Millennials as Drivers of Global Change
Joe Gebbia, Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder, Airbnb
Interviewed by: Michael Skapinker, Assistant Editor and Columnist, Financial Times

09:50 - 10:10Keynote Interview: Empowering Millennial Entrepreneurs
Ben Drury, CEO and Founder, 7digital
Interviewed by: Michael Skapinker, Assistant Editor and Columnist, Financial Times

Discussion: How are Millennials Shaping the World?
  • How does this connected generation view the world and what are its key priorities and aspirations for the future?
  • Is the future bright or gloomy and do Millennials in different regions differ in this opinion?
  • Do Millennials have a larger social and environmental conscience than other generations?
  • How sensitive are Millennials to issues of injustice and social inequality?
  • What are they passionate about changing to create a better future?
  • What influence will Millennials have on global economies, industries and future generations?
  • Is globalisation a connector or a divider of this generation? 
  • Does globalisation create benefits or just more competition?
Michael Skapinker, Assistant Editor and Columnist, Financial Times

Rokhaya Diallo, Founder and Former President, Les Indivisibles
Bobby Kensah, Founder, Phase One Network
Alan Mak, Ambassador and Member of the Global Advisory Board, One Young World, Non-Executive Director, Havas Worldwide UK Group and President and Trustee, Magic Breakfast
Participating by live-stream:
Mouna Boujmal, Chief Executive, Moroccan Center for Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship (MCISE)
10:50 - 11:15Refreshment Break
Discussion: Technology and Innovation as Millennial Enablers
  • How are Millennials using technology to enhance their lives, make their voices heard and affect political and social change?
  • Can technology empower the Millennial generation to be more optimistic about their future?
  • Is there a technological complacency – do Western or developed countries take technology for granted?
  • Should privacy be a concern in an age of extensive online sharing? 
  • What do Millennials expect from governments in terms of technology governance, transparency and control?
  • What new business models, online services and brands are being created to cater for the demands of Millennials?
  • Can technology make a difference globally?
  • Is it able to connect the generation or is it creating more barriers?
Michael Skapinker, Assistant Editor and Columnist, Financial Times 
Michael Breidenbrücker,
Founder, Reality Jockey Ltd.
Rajeeb Dey, Founder and CEO, Enternships.com
Philippe Legrain, Principal Adviser and Head of the Analysis Team, Bureau of European Policy Advisers, European Commission
Andrea Romano, Director, Italia Futura and MP, Scelta Civica
Participating by live-stream:
Patricia Jumi, Co-Founder and Chief Executive, The GrowthHub

12:05 - 12:45Keynote Interview: Expectations from political leaders, and the impact of technology and government on millennial lives
The Rt. Hon. David Miliband, President Designate and CEO of the International Rescue Committee and former UK Foreign Secretary 
Interviewed by:
John Thornhill, Deputy Editor of the Financial Times
12:45 - 12:55Closing Remarks
Matthew KeyChief Executive Officer, Telefónica Digital

12:55 - 13:00Highlights of the Upcoming Brazil Summit (Part II)
Michael Skapinker, Assistant Editor and Columnist, Financial Times
13:00 - 14:30Networking Lunch