Topic: World Affairs

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 4 Videos: 2

Michael (Misha) Auslin

Best-Selling Author, Longtime Contributor to the Wall Street Journal and Frequent Fox News Commentator

Our world is getting riskier by the day, from the threat of war to economic stagnation All the things you need to know to prepare for the future is what Dr. Michael “Misha” Auslin deals with every day.

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Richard Hokenson

Expert in Implications of Demographics for Economies and Investments

 

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 3 Videos: 7

Katty Kay

LEAD ANCHOR, BBC WORLD NEWS AMERICA INSIGHTS ON AMERICAN POLITICS, GLOBAL AFFAIRS, ISSUES FOR WOMEN

Katty Kay is the daughter of a British diplomat, Kay has worked and lived all over the world Kay’s fresh perspective on American politics and international affairs is rooted in her global background Interviews top U.S. and international newsmakers daily Author of the book, "The Confidence Code" and "Womenomics."

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Jeff Lanza

Retired FBI Special Agent

Jeff is a highly rated speaker who presents on very timely topics, including cyber security and identity theft prevention. His presentations, which are designed to inform and entertain, are based on his experience as an FBI agent and consultant for national media.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Amanda Lindhout

New York Times Bestselling Author Expert on Resilience, Survival & Optimal Mindset

An award winning humanitarian, journalist and NY Times bestselling author, Amanda Lindhout was abducted and held hostage by teenage criminals in 2008 while researching a story on the millions of people ravaged by two decades of war, drought, and famine. She endured 460 days of unimaginable hardships during her captivity.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Greg Lindsay

Expert on Cities, Mobility, Travel, Trade, and the Future of Work

Greg is a funny, provocative, dynamic speaker who packs more ideas and examples into an hour-long than almost anyone. Whether he's speaking about the future of cities, or the office, or autonomous cars, or tourist destinations, he weaves fresh reporting and speculation about the future to make every speech memorable.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 6 Videos: 7

Jamie Metzl

Technology Futurist, Global Affairs Specialist, Science Fiction Novelist

Jamie is a fascinating thinker and electrifying speaker. He lectures widely on technology and geopolitics, is an acclaimed scifi novelist and columnist, a regular CNN commentator, and a former white house official. Jamie clearly describes the how we can prepare for the political and technological revolutions changing the world.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Sonia Nazario

Social Journalist, Author, Humanitarian

Sonia Nazario is an award-winning journalist and humanitarian. Her personal story is the story of migration and of ganas (determination). Her articles and speeches move people to tears and end in standing ovations.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 4 Videos: 4

Dan Raviv

Washington Correspondent for i24 News; Veteran Correspondent

Dan Raviv is an American journalist. He is senior Washington correspondent for i24 News and a foreign affairs columnist for Newsday. Previously he was with CBS News as a national correspondent and was heard regularly on the CBS Radio Network, as well as reporting on television from dozens of countries.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 4

Marci Rossell

Former Chief Economist for CNBC

Marci Rossell electrifies audiences nationwide, speaking on the nexus of economics, politics, culture and the media. Marci takes complex economic issues, often dull in the button-down business press, and makes them relevant to people’s lives, families, and careers.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 5 Videos: 3

P.W. Singer

Futurist, Cybersecurity, Technology and National Security Expert

Described in the Wall Street Journal as "the premier futurist in the national-security environment," Dr. Singer is considered one of the world's leading experts on changes in 21st century warfare, and bestselling author of books on technology and cybersecurity. "Info-tainment" style

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 2 Videos: 1

Gretchen Steidle

Co-Author, Devil Came on Horseback, and Founder of Global Grassroots

Gretchen is a producer of the documentary film and co-author of the memoir, "The Devil Came on Horseback: Bearing Witness to the Genocide in Darfur". She is the founder of Global Grassroots where she is pioneering work using mindfulness to advance social innovation for Africa's most vulnerable women.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 3 Videos: 2

General Anthony Zinni

United States Marine Corps (Retired)

Gen. Zinni’s 39 years of military service took him to more than 70 countries. His operational experiences included two tours in Vietnam, where he was severely wounded. His last assignment was Commanding General, U. S. Central Command.

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