The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the USA 2011

"The Roles and Responsibilities of the US and Europe in a Changing World Order: Evaluating the Political, Economic, and Cultural Dimensions"

(Washington D.C.; May 18th - 21st, 2011)

Symposium Speakers

The speakers during the Symposium will include leading figures and experts from international politics, academia, the diplomatic community, civil society and the private sector, from across the world. These speakers will include a number of individuals from the ICD Advisory Board.

A Selection of the Conference Speakers includes:

  • H.E Amb. Andras Simonyi
    Former Hungarian Ambassador to the USA
  • Dr. Charles F. Doran
    Andrew W. Mellon Professor of International Relations, John Hopkins University; Director of the Global Theory and History Program
  • Prof. Cinnamon Dornsife
    Acting Director, International Development Program, Johns Hopkins University
  • The Hon. Lieutenant General Clarence McKnight
    Former Director - Command, Control, and Communications, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, US
  • Dawn Smith
    Member, Cultures in Harmony
  • Daniel P. Sullivan
    Senior Policy Analyst, Genocide Intervention Network/Save Darfur Coalition
  • Dr. Eduardo M. Ochoa
    Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education, Department of Education, US Government
  • H. E. Amb. Ichiro Fujisaki
    Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the United States of America
  • Isabella Ellaheh Hughes
    Curator, Critic, Consultant
  • The Hon. Lieutenant General James B. Peake, M.D.
    Former US Secretary of Veterans Affairs; Former Surgeon General of the US Army
  • The Hon. Admiral James Milton Loy
    Former United States Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security; Former Commandant of the Coast Guard
  • Dr. J. P. Singh
    Associate Professor, Communication, Culture and Technology Program, Georgetown University
  • James Calderwood
    Partner, Zuckert, Scoutt & Rasenberger Law Firm
  • Prof. James S. Robbins
    Senior Editorial Writer for The Washington Times
  • Dr. Jeffrey J Anderson
    Graf Goltz Prof and Director – Department BMW Center for German 6 European Studies, Georgetown University
  • Dr. John Willoughby
    Professor and Department Chair, Department of Economics, American University, Washington D.C.
  • Rear Admiral Dr. Joyce M. Johnson
    Vice President for Health Sciences of a not-for-profit research organization
  • Dr. J. P. Singh
    Associate Professor, Communication, Culture and Technology Program, Georgetown University
  • Dr. Karen Donfried
    Former Vice President of the German Marshall Fund of the USA
  • The Hon. Senator Larry Lee Pressler
    Former US Senator from South Dakota
  • The Hon. Louis Sullivan, M.D
    Former US Secretary of U.S of Health and Human Services
  • Dr. Michael A. Bailey
    Colonel William J. Walsh Professor - Department of Government and Georgetown Public Policy Institute
  • H.E Amb. Mitar Kujundzic
    Ambassador of Bosnia & Herzegovina to the USA
  • Dr. Nadia Oweidat
    St. Antony's College, Oriental Studies
  • H.E Amb. Dr. Neil Parsan
    Ambassador of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to the USA
  • Dr. Nick Spitzer
    Professor of Anthropology and American Studies; Producer of Public Radio's American Routes
  • H. E. Amb. Paula Dobriansky
    Former Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs
  • H.E. Amb. Peter Burian
    Ambassador of the Slovak Republic to the USA
  • Mr. Phil Scanlan
    Australian Consul General to New York; Founder of the Australian American Leadership Dialogue
  • Phyllis F. Oakley
    Former US Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research, Population, Refugees, and Migration
  • The Hon. Major General Robert L. Nabors
    Former Commander of the 5th Signal Command (Manheim, Germany)
  • H.E. Amb. Roman Kirn
    Ambassador of Slovenia to the US
  • Prof. Dr. Salah S. Hassan
    Professor and Chairman of Marketing Department, The George Washington University School of Business
  • Sharon Memis
    Director, British Council USA
  • Silvia Kofler
    Minister-Counselor, Head of Press & Public Diplomacy/Spokesperson, EU Delegation to the US
  • Walid Maalouf
    Former Director Public Diplomacy at USAID; Former US Public Delegate to the United Nations
  • The Hon. Walter Mzembi
    Tourism Minister of Zimbabwe
  • William Davis
    Director, UN Information Center
  • Young C. Kim
    Professor of Political Science, Emeritus, George Washington University,Washington, D. C.