Sun Valley Agenda Details: Pro Sports Rights, Brexit, Mike Pompeo And More

Exclusive: While talk of direct-to-consumer streaming and the M&a climate is in the air at Allen & Co.’s annual retreat in Sun Valley, the actual day-by-day agenda includes sessions reaching far beyond the media racket.

Cybersecurity, foreign affairs, education, Brexit and the human brain will all be explored in the confab that officially began today, according to a day-by-day schedule obtained by Deadline. Gayle King of CBS News will interview U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. More directly related to the media-business realm are sessions involving commissioners of five major professional sports leagues and separate ones featuring Bill Gates, Liberty Media chairman John Malone, and current Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

Conference programming fills the morning hours of the week, with afternoons and evenings generally reserved for private meetings or recreation. Media, famously, is kept at a distance from the invite-only gathering, which has been held in the
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