World Leader Symposium: Russia and the Black SeaAugust 30, 2010 - September 15, 201017 Days / 16 Nights
Ship Size: 149 suites (Co-Sponsored)
Starting from $23,990
World Leader Symposium: Russia and the Black Sea; Global Challenges in a Post Perestroika World on Silver Wind
Study Leader: Marvin Kalb - Edward R. Murrow Professor of Practice, Emeritus; Senior Fellow, Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy
Keynote Speakers: Condoleezza Rice, William J. Perry, Mikhail Gorbachev
This year's symposium will take place August 30 – September 15, 2010, beginning in Moscow and ending in Istanbul, in turn visiting various sites in Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, and Turkey. During this unparalleled cruise symposium aboard the privately chartered Silver Wind, one of the highest-rated small luxury ships afloat, participants will have an opportunity to engage in dialogues, group sessions, and conversations with distinguished leaders whose decisions affected the course of history, and with prominent academics who provide insight and perspective.
Keynote Speakers include Mikhail Gorbachev, during the Moscow segment, and Condoleezza Rice from September 2-6, as well as William Perry
Lecture series by Harvard study leader Marvin Kalb, Edward R. Murrow Professor of Practice, Emeritus, and Senior Fellow at the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press
Meet with prominent current and former leaders of government and business in Russia and the Black Sea region to hear their perspectives on recent changes and predictions on what the future may hold for these nations.
Enjoy a rich series of excursions, with a balance between traditional sightseeing and in-depth policy programs.