ElectionWatch 2020 virtual events

Conversations about the issues that matter most, and how they impact you

Rise above the rhetoric October 5, 6:30 p.m. ET

Join us for a conversation with Ursula Burns, former Chairman & CEO, Xerox Corporation, Samantha Power, former US Ambassador to the United Nations, and Robert Zoellick, former President The World Bank Group.

Top 3 election concerns

About ElectionWatch 2020

2020 is a year unlike any other. The pandemic and the economic downturn are changing how we live, work and think about the future. All of this is complicated by one question: Who will lead the country?

In a series of virtual events, policymakers and UBS experts provide insights into how these issues could impact you.

Upcoming virtual events

Thursday, October 29, 6:30 p.m. ET

Speaker Karen Hughes

  • Counselor to President George W. Bush 2001 – 2002
  • Worldwide Vice Chair, Burson Cohn & Wolfe

Speaker Leon Panetta

  • 23rd Secretary of Defense
  • Former Director of the CIA
  • Cofounder of the Panetta Institute for Public Policy

About this event ElectionWatch 2020 Virtual Event

Join the counselor to President George W. Bush and the 23rd Secretary of Defense as they discuss some of the most pressing issues in this election cycle.

Highlights from our last event Nikki Haley and Kathleen Sebelius

On September 8, two prominent American leaders discussed the growing role of states in boosting America’s recovery.

News and views

Biden’s comments on defense budget could lift overhang

In an interview, Biden said he doesn't foresee reductions in the US defense budget.

Death of RBG could be this election's “Oct. surprise”

The question of who will fill her seat on the Supreme Court dominates the political arena.

The election has begun

As an increasing portion of votes are cast early, we should view election day not as the day to vote, but instead as the final day to vote.

Explore how policies and issues could impact your investments

Speakers in the series

UBS experts

Tom Naratil

Co-President, Global Wealth Management

Bob McCann 

Chairman, UBS Americas

Solita Marcelli

Chief Investment Officer, UBS Global Wealth Management

Mike Ryan

Divisional Vice Chairman, UBS Global Wealth Management

John Savercool

Senior Lobbyist and Managing Director of UBS Americas 

Jeb Hensarling

Executive Vice Chairman of the Americas

Guest speakers

Ursala Burns

Former Chairman & CEO, Xerox Corporation

Jennifer Granholm

Former Governor of Michigan

Nikki Haley

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (2017-2019)

Karen Hughes

Worldwide Vice Chair, Burson Cohn & Wolfe

Michael Mullen

US Navy (retired), former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Leon Panetta

23rd Secretary of Defense

Samantha Power

Former US Ambassador to the United Nations

Tom Ridge

First Secretary of Homeland Security

Paul Ryan

54th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives

Kathleen Sebelius

Former U.S. Secretary of Health


Robert Zoellick

Former President, The World Bank Group

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