The Octavian Forum

The Octavian Forum returned on October 23rd 2019 to Sotheby’s New York. You can see the full agenda here*. 

This year’s lineup included:

Bernard-Henri Lévy, philosopher and humanitarian
Dambisa Moyo, economist and thought leader*
Amb. Paula Dobriansky, former U.S. Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs
Seema Mody, Global Markets Reporter, CNBC
José María Aznar, former Prime Minister of Spain
H.E. Amb. Lana Nusseibeh, Permanent Representative of the UAE to the U.N.
Emily de La Bruyere, 5G expert and China strategist
Karen Young, entrepreneur and social activist
Edward Felsenthal, editor in chief, Time
Lawrence Levy, former Pixar CFO, author, nonprofit cofounder
Irshad Manji, bestselling author of Don’t Label Me*
Kevin Rudd, former Australian Prime Minister*
Wendy Goodman, design editor of New York Magazine
Amb. Dennis Ross, former Middle East Special Envoy
Abe Foxman, former ADL national director
John Currin, artist
Ilan Stavans, publisher, translator, and critic
Elliot Ackerman, novelist, veteran, and National Book Award finalist
Zachary Karabell, market observer and journalist
Steven A. Cook, CFR senior fellow for Middle East and Africa studies
Norman Roule, CIA veteran and Middle East expert
Ethan Stiefel, former principal dancer, ABT
Dan Stewart, international editor, Time

You can also see highlights from the 2017 Forum by clicking the video below.