The Octavian Report will present the 2nd Octavian Forum

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WHAT: The Octavian Report will present the 2nd Octavian Forum
WHEN: Wednesday, October 23, 9:00AM – 5:00PM
WHERE: Sotheby’s, New York City, 1334 York Ave, New York, NY 10021 (between 71st & 72nd St.)
WHO: Featured Forum Speakers:

Bernard-Henri Lévy, philosopher and humanitarian
Amb. Paula Dobriansky, former U.S. Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs
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
Sir Christopher Meyer, former U.S. Ambassador from the U.K.
Karen Young, Co-founder and CEO, Sweet Readers
Edward Felsenthal, editor in chief, Time
Lawrence Levy, former Pixar CFO, author, nonprofit cofounder
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

Seema Mody, Global Markets Reporter, CNBC

Octavian Report Speakers:

Richard Hurowitz, Publisher, Sam Munson, Editorial Director

WHY: The Octavian Forum is produced by the Octavian Report. The Report is a journal of opinions and ideas by the world’s leading experts in the fields of geopolitics, money and culture. The publication aims to combat misinformation and extremism by bringing together some of the most influential thought leaders from around the globe. The Forum convenes leading minds and draws on the publication’s distinguished editorial board.

Media Contact

Registration & Inquires:

David Simantov

Blue Medium

Tel: +1-212-675-1800

Media intending to cover the event must apply no later than Monday, October 21, 6pm to:

David Simantov,

Please note, media accreditations subject to approval