The Octavian Forum

The Octavian Forum will return on October 23rd 2019 to Sotheby’s New York. Registration is open now: click here to register. Join us at the event that the New York Post called “Davos Meets Aspen Ideas” as the world’s leading experts and thought leaders convene to talk about geopolitics, money, art, culture, technology, and ideas. Be a part of the conversation.

This year’s lineup already includes*:

Nouriel Roubini, economist and author
Dambisa Moyo, economist and thought leader*
Bernard-Henri Lévy, philosopher and humanitarian
Irshad Manji, bestselling author of Don’t Label Me*
Kevin Rudd, former Australian Prime Minister*
Amb. Paula Dobriansky, former U.S. Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs
José María Aznar, former Prime Minister of Spain
Emily de La Bruyere, 5G expert and China strategist
Sir Christopher Meyer, former U.S. Ambassador from the U.K.
Karen Young, entrepreneur and social activist
Lawrence Levy, former Pixar CFO, author, nonprofit cofounder
Amb. Dennis Ross, former Middle East Special Envoy
Abe Foxman, former ADL national director
John Currin, artist
Ilan Stavans, publisher, translator, and critic
Aaron Lobel, founder of America Abroad Media
Elliot Ackerman, National book Award winning novelist
Zachary Karabell, market observer and journalist
The Eurasia Group’s Puppet Regime, a puppet performance troupe
Steven A. Cook, CFR senior fellow for Middle East and Africa studies

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

If you would like to learn more, please send us an email. We look forward to seeing you there.

*Speaker lineup is subject to change. Speakers marked with an asterisk will appear only at a closed October 22nd session.