NEW YORK, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The final agenda has been released for the SkyBridge Alternatives (SALT) Conference, which will convene 1,500 participants including global leaders, capital allocators and hedge fund managers at the Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas May 11 to 13, 2011. Keynote speakers for the sold-out conference include President George W. Bush, General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) and Gordon Brown, Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (2007-2010).
Among other notable additions to the agenda are Steven A. Cohen, Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, S.A.C. Capital Advisors, L.P.; Jon S. Corzine, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, MF Global Holdings Ltd.; David Axelrod, Senior Adviser to President Barack Obama (2009-2011); Michael Milken, Co-Founder, Milken Family Foundation & Chairman, The Milken Institute; and Rex Ryan, Head Coach, New York Jets.
"We are excited to gather some of the world's most influential public policy makers with top thought leaders of the investment community to share experiences, ideas and takeaway solutions for navigating the ever-evolving regulatory and economic environment," said Victor Oviedo, partner of SkyBridge and director of SALT.
CNBC, the exclusive broadcast media partner, will broadcast live from the Conference, which will also feature Christopher J. Dodd, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs (2007-2010); Ken Griffin, Founder & CEO of Citadel; Jane Buchan, CEO, Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (PAAMCO); John Burbank, Founder, Passport Capital LLC; Jamie Dinan, Founder, Chairman, & CEO, York Capital Management; Izzy Englander, Founder, Millennium Partners; and Dan Loeb, Founder, Third Point LLC.
For a full SALT 2011 agenda and inquiries on how to become a sponsor, speaker or participant for SALT 2012, visit www.saltconference.com. Through SkyBridge Gives, a portion of the SALT 2011 registration fees will be donated to non-profit charities including: Charity: water, Grameen America, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), FasterCures, Warrior Gateway and Hedge Funds Care.
About SkyBridge Capital, Producers of SALT
Founded in 2005, SkyBridge Capital is a global alternative investment firm with a total of approximately $7.87 billion in assets under management or advisement as of March 1, 2011. The firm provides investment management products, portfolio management and advisory services addressing every type of market participant. SkyBridge offers investment services across four business lines: Commingled Multi-Manager Fund Products, Custom Portfolios, Hedge Fund Seeding and Hedge Fund Advisory Services. Headquartered in New York, the firm also has a presence in Zurich, Switzerland.
SOURCE SkyBridge Capital