NYU The Ingeborg & Ira Rennert Forum on International Relations
The Rise of New Diplomacy: IMPACT ON POLICY, BUSINESS, SOCIETY & CULTURE | April 11 & 12, 2019
The Charney Forum on New Diplomacy at the University of Haifa held its International Launch Event on April 11 in partnership with NYU at 10 Times Square New York. The event marked the opening reception for the “The Rise of New Diplomacy” Forum. Ido Ahoroni, Chairman of The Charney Forum on New Diplomacy introduced The New Forum with remarks and a speech from special keynote speaker Margery Kraus – Founder & Chairwoman of APCO Worldwide.
As part of the launch, the Charney Forum partnered with the Ingeborg and Ira Rennert Forum on International Relations at NYU on “The Rise of New Diplomacy: IMPACT ON POLICY, BUSINESS, SOCIETY & CULTURE” the day after on April 12. Over 250 people attended the event and the conference brought together students, faculty, and practitioners from the fields of media, diplomacy, marketing, branding, business, and advertising to examine the tremendous impact rapid technological change has had on international relations, diplomacy, and politics. The entire event was live-streamed on Facebook and had 10 guest speakers. They were Scott Shay, Hila Oren, Professor Peter Jones, Tomer Sharon, Dr. Efraim Chalamish, Michèle Ohayon, Julie Toskan, Professor Nicholas J. Cull, Simon Sylvester-Chaudhuri, Lord Matthew Scheckner and Ido Aharoni. Various topics were addressed.