Welcoming remarks



Martin S. Indyk
Executive Vice President, The Brookings Institution






H.E. Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani
Minister of Foreign Affairs - Qatar





H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser
High Representative for United Nations Alliance of Civilizations


Plenary Session I: Stabilization in the MENA region



Abdallah Al Dardari
Senior Adviser on Reconstruction, Office of the Vice President, Middle East and North Africa Region -World Bank



Adama Dieng
United Nations Special Advisor on the Prevention of Genocide



Samar Haidar
Former Executive Director - Arab Human Rights Fund



Annika Söder
State Secretary for Foreign Affairs - Kingdom of Sweden




Bruce Jones
Vice President and Director - Foreign Policy Senior Fellow - Foreign Policy, Project on International Order and Strategy



Plenary Session II: The future of pluralism, citizenship, and religion in the Middle East



Mustafa Akyol
Senior Visiting Fellow, Freedom Project - Wellesley College



Shadi Hamid
Senior Fellow - Foreign Policy, Center for Middle East Policy, U.S. Relations with the Islamic World





Mehrezia Labidi-Maïza
Member, Executive Board - Ennahda Party



Bassem Youssef
Former Host - "AlBernameg"




Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani
National Correspondent - Vice News Tonight

Plenary Session III: Refugees and cities



Alex Aleinikoff
Director, Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility - The New School



Ann-Margarethe Livh
Vice Mayor - City of Stockholm



Lefteris Papagiannakis
Deputy Mayor - City of Athens



Marvin Rees
Mayor - City of Bristol



Wolfgang Schmidt
State Secretary - City of Hamburg




Bruce Katz
Centennial Scholar - Centennial Scholar Initiative



Plenary Session IV: Counterterrorism



John R. Allen
Chair, Security and Strategy Distinguished Fellow in Residence - Foreign Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence



Nelly Lahoud
Senior Fellow for Political Islamism - IISS-Middle East



Rym Momtaz
Producer - ABC News



George Selim
Senior Vice President for Programs - Anti-Defamation League




Eric Schmitt
Senior Correspondent - The New York Times