The Washington D.C. Summit on Cross Continental Cooperation

"Future Prospects in International and Intercultural Relations to Enhancing Cross & Trans Continental Cooperation"

(Washington D.C.; November 4th - 7th, 2013)

Summit Speakers & Delegates

Speakers & Delegates during the conferences include among others heads of state & leading politicians, senior diplomats, leading governmental officials, senior academics, renowned authors, journalists, and celebrated artists. These speakers will include a large number of individuals from the ICD Advisory Board. To learn more about the ICD Advisory Board, please click here.

The following are among the speakers for the summit:
  • Amb. Akbar Ahmed
    Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies & Professor, School of International Service, American University
  • Amb. András Simonyi
    Managing Director, Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University; Former Hungarian Ambassador to the United States
  • H.E. Amb. Dr. Božo Cerar
    Ambassador of Slovenia to the United States
  • Prof. Dr. Charles F. Doran
    Andrew W. Mellon Professor of International Relations; Director of the Global Theory and History Program; Director of the Center for Canadian Studies, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced and International Studies, Johns Hopkins University
  • Prof. Dr. Claes G. Ryn
    Professor of Politics, the Catholic University of America
  • H. E. Amb. Claudio Bisogniero
    Ambassador of Italy to the United States
  • Amb. Dr. Cynthia Schneider
    Director of Projects, ICD Academy for CD; Former U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands
  • Dick Henry
    President, The Streit Council
  • Prof. Dr. Dorle Hellmuth
    Assistant Professor of Politics, the Catholic University of America
  • H. E. Amb. Elena Poptodorova
    Ambassador of Bulgaria to the USA
  • H. E. Amb. Elin Suleymanov
    Ambassador of Azerbaijan to the United States
  • President Franco Frattini
    President of the ICD Organization for Youth Education & Development Former Foreign Minister of Italy; Former European Commissioner for Justice, Freedom & Security
  • Prof. Dr. Getachew Metaferia
    Professor of Political Science, Morgan State University
  • Imam Talib Shareef
    President & Imam, the Mosque Masjid Muhammad, Inc
  • Prof. Dr. Ivan Sascha Sheehan 
    Graduate Program Director and Assistant Professor, Negotiation and Conflict Management Program, Global Affairs and Human Security Program, School of Public and International Affairs, College of Public Affairs, University of Baltimore
  • Prof. Dr. James Stocker
    Visiting Assistant Professor of International Affairs, Trinity Washington University
  • Jaroslav Zajicek
    Chargé d´Affairs, Embassy of the Czech Republic to the United States
  • Dr. Juliana Geran Pilon
    Director, Center for Culture and Security, Institute of World Politics, Washington, D.C.
  • Prof. Dr. Karl P. Donfried
    Director of Programs, ICD Academy; Elizabeth A. Woodson Professor Emeritus of Religion and Biblical Literature, Smith College USA
  • Kenneth R. Weinstein 
    President and Chief Executive Officer of Hudson Institute
  • Dr. Marilyn Sephocle
    Founder and President, the Women Ambassadors Foundation
  • Mark Hyatt
    President, Character Education Partnership
  • Rolandas Kačinskas   
    Minister Plenipotentiary, the Embassy Lithuania to the United States
  • Dr. Tom Palmer
    Senior Fellow, CATO Institute & Director of Cato University
  • Prof. Dr. Sammye M. Miller    
    Chairman, Department of History & Government, Bowie State University