Forum Speakers & Participants

Featured Speakers

Lord Michael Ashcroft

IDU Honorary Chairman


The Hon. Candice Bergen

Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada

Tobias Billström MP

Leader of the Moderate Party Parliamentary Group

Sofía Brambilla

National Deputy for Corrientes, Argentina

Hon. Tony Clement

Founder TC International

Dr. Michael Dust

IYDU Chairman

Thomas Erndl MP

Deputy Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the German Bundestag

Markus Feber

MEP, Chairman Hanns-Seidel Foundation

Peter Goodfellow

MBA, B.Com / LLB (Hons.)

Igor Grosu

President of the Parliament of Moldova

Dinara Habibullaieva

Member of Kyiv City Council

Lord Daniel Hannan

International Ambassador UK Conservatives

Falah Hasan

IYDU Vice Chairman

Dr. Peter Hefele

Policy Director of the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies

Enda Kenny

Former Taoiseach of Ireland

Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze

Member of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Chair of the Committee of Ukraine’s integration into the European Union

Tilman Kuban

Chairman of the Junge Union Deutschland

Tundu Lissu

Vice-Chairman Chadema, Tanzania

Nick Melia

Chair of the United National Movement

Hryhoriy Nemyria

First Deputy Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Parliament of Ukraine

Oliver Rolofs

Co-Founder and Director Austrian Institute for Strategic Studies and International Cooperation AISSIC

Petro Poroshenko

Fifth President of Ukraine, Chairman European Solidarity

Maia Sandu

President of Moldova

Christian Schmidt

High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina

Rabbi Michael Schudrich

Chief Rabbi of Poland

Erna Solberg

Former Prime Minister of Norway

Olav Syversen

Vice President Political & Public Affairs, Head of EU Affairs, and Country Manager for Belgium at Equinor

Mirek Topolánek

Former Prime Minister of the Czech Republic

Yulia Tymoshenko

Former Prime Minister of Ukraine

Franak Viacorka

Chief of Staff to Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya

Michael Wurmser

Founder of Norge Mining

Panelists and Participants

Peter Beyer

Coordinator of Transatlantic Cooperation

Markus Blume

General Secretary, CSU

Dr. Charles Boustany, Jr.

Former Congressman

Sofia Brambilla, MP

Secretary General PRO Mujeres, Argentina

Nick Cater

Director, Menzies Research Centre

The Honourable Tony P. Clement, P.C.

Former Health Minister, Industry Minister and President
of the Treasury Board

Hon. Igor Crnadak

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Toni Anne Dashiell

Chairwoman for the RNC Committee on Arrangements,
2020 National Convention

Hon. Nicolás Monckeberg Diaz

Former Minister of Labor and Social Security, Chile

Dr. Thomas J. Duesterberg

Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute

Alvaro Arzú Escobar

President of the Congress, Guatemala

Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr.

Former Chairman of the Republican National Committee

Antonio Garrastazu

Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean,
International Republican Institute

Daniel Hannan

President, Initiative for Free Trade
Member of the European Parliament

Andrew Hirst

Federal Director, Liberal Party of Australia

Josephine Sebastian Lemoyan

Member of the East African Legislative Assembly, Tanzania

Paul Linnarz

Director Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung USA

Mark Hugo López

Director of Global Migration, Pew Research Center

Philipp Maderthaner

Founder Campaigning Bureau,
Campaign Manager Sebastian Kurz

Ambassador Terry Miller

Director of the Center for International Trade and Economics,
The Heritage Foundation

Matt Mincieli

Manager of Public Policy, Amazon Web Services

Maleka Momand

CEO, Esper

Ron Nehring

Director of International Training, Leadership Institute

Óscar Ortiz

Senator, Chairman of UPLA, Bolivia

Dr. Doris Pack

President, European People’s Party Women

Crystal Patterson

Global Civic Partnerships Manager, Facebook

Dr. Ralph Reed

Founder and Chairman, Faith and Freedom Coalition

Andrew Selee

President, Migration Policy Institute

Rajat Sethi

Political Advisor, BJP

Dr. Daniel Twining

President, International Republican Institute