The Atlantic Council’s Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security will host a two-day conference launching the U.S. National Intelligence Council’s (NIC) Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds report and exploring its consequences for U.S. strategy moving forward. The high-level conference will convene more than 150 participants from the policymaking, business, media, and technology communities in the United States and from around the world in an unprecedented gathering to discuss global futures, the potential for disruptive change, and a U.S. strategy for the coming “post-Western world.

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Speakers include:

Mathew J. Burrows, Counselor, US National Intelligence Council
James Cartwright, Harold Brown Chair in Defense Policy Studies, CSIS
William Cobbett, Manager, Cities Alliance, The World Bank
Jared Cohen, Director, Google Ideas
Mariette DiChristina, Editor-in-Chief, Scientific American
Thomas Enders, CEO, EADS NV
Diana Farrell, Director, McKinsey Center for Government, McKinsey & Co.
Michele Flournoy, Senior Advisor, Boston Consulting Group; Former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, US Department of Defense
Banning Garrett, Director, Strategic Foresight Initiative, The Brent Scowcroft Center for International Security, Atlantic Council
Stephen J. Hadley, Principal, RiceHadleyGates LLC
Chuck Hagel, Chairman, Atlantic Council
Mikael Hagstrom, Executive Vice President, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific, SAS
Annette Heuser, Executive Director, Bertelsmann Foundation
Robert Hormats, Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and Environment, US Department of State
David Ignatius, Associate Editor, Washington Post
James L. Jones, former National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama
Robert Kagan, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center on the United States and Europe, Brookings Institution
Hisham Kassem, Founding Publisher, Al-Masry Al-youm Newspaper
Frederick Kempe, President & CEO, Atlantic Council
Christopher A. Kojm, Chairman, US National Intelligence Council
Marne Levine, Vice President of Global Public Policy, Facebook
George Lund, Chairman, Torch Hill Investment Group
H.E. Ashok Kumar Mirpuri, Ambassador to the United States, Republic of Singapore
Moises Naim, Senior Associate, International Economics Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Chief International Columnist, El Pais
Barry Pavel, Director, The Brent Scowcroft Center for International Security, Atlantic Council
Paul Saffo, Managing Director of Foresight, Discern Analytics; Senior Fellow, Strategic Foresight Initiative, The Brent Scowcroft Center for International Security, Atlantic Council
Brent Scowcroft, former National Security Advisor to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush
James Steinberg, Dean, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University
Philip Stephens, Associate Editor, Financial Times
Christopher Williams, President, Christopher A. Williams, LLC