Speakers 2021

Ali Aslan

International TV presenter and Journalist

His international career in TV journalism spans more than two decades and three continents and includes work for CNN in Washington DC, ABC News in New York, Channel News Asia in Istanbul and Deutsche Welle TV in Berlin, where he was the host of DW’s flagship talk show „Quadriga”, which reached 200 countries and 100 million viewers worldwide each week. Aslan is one of the world’s most sought-after moderators of high profile events, including the UN General Assembly, EU Summit, World Bank-IMF Annual Meetings, G20 Summit, Munich Security Conference, NATO Summit, UN Alliance of Civilizations, Brussels Forum, World Policy Conference, Raisina Dialogue, Global Solutions Summit, GLOBSEC Forum, Atlantic Dialogues, DLD Conference, Concordia Summit, Mediterranean Dialogues and the OECD Forum. A former policy and media advisor to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government, Aslan is also a frequent public speaker on German, European and transatlantic affairs.