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This article appears in the June 15, 2018 issue of Executive Intelligence Review.

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Conference Program

International Schiller Institute Conference
New York City, June 9, 2018

Dona Nobis Pacem’

Grant Us Peace, Through Economic Development


11:30-12:00 noon

GREETINGS by Schiller Institute moderator Dennis Speed, including international messages

Violin Sonata in G minor, Adagio and Fugue, J.S. Bach
Xinou Wei, Violinist

12:00 noon-2:00 PM

PANEL 1: A New Paradigm of Global Relations, Ending Geopolitics—the Four Powers

KEYNOTE: Helga Zepp-LaRouche, Founder and Chairwoman of the Schiller Institute

The New Silk Road Spirit Is Contagious

Jason Ross, coauthor, Schiller Institute Special Report, “Extending the New Silk Road to West Asia and Africa, A Vision of an Economic Renaissance”

Dr. Xu Wenhong, Deputy Secretary General of the Center for Belt and Road Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Dmitry Polyanskiy, First Deputy Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations


2:00-2:30 PM BREAK

2:30-4:30 PM

PANEL 2: Choosing Creativity—Not Tragedy—
In Economics and Statecraft

Dennis Speed, Northeast Coordinator, Schiller Institute

The LaRouche Method: Seed-Crystal of a New Culture

James George Jatras, former U.S. Diplomat and former Adviser to the Republican Senate Leadership

The Urgency of a Trump-Putin Summit

Richard Black, Virginia State Senator

The Strategic Importance of Victory, Peace and Development in Syria