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Building A World Land-Bridge:
Realizing Mankind's True Humanity

Thursday, April 7, 2016, 9:00am - 9:30pm



Greetings and Messages

Invitation in PDF format

Program in PDF format

Conference Speakers

PANEL ONE - 10:00AM- 1:30PM
The New Silk Road Becomes the World Land-Bridge

Dennis Speed, NY Schiller Institute
Welcoming Message

Message of Greetings from Justin Yue, Chinese Chamber of Commerce of New York

Helga Zepp-LaRouche, Founder and President, Schiller Institute
Beyond Geopolitics and Polarity: A Future For the Human Species
     Questions and Answers

Ramsey Clark, United States Attorney General (1967-68)
The Idea of Justice Is Still Alive

Professor Li Xiguang- School of Journalism and Communications, Tsinghua University, China
China's One Belt/One Road Policy and the World Land-Bridge

Ambassador Ahmed Farouk, Consul General of Egypt in New York
Egypt's Canal Project: A Study in Nation-Building    
Video of Suez Canal Zone

Mike Gravel, Senator of Alaska (1969-1981)
Transcript of Video Message of Greetings

Ramasimong Phillip Tsokolibane, Schiller Institute Africa
Message of Greetings

Professor Jai Poong Ryu, Loyola College (ret.), founder, One Korea Foundation
One Korea Through the World Land-Bridge

State Senator Richard Black- 13th District, Virginia
Video Message and Transcript

1:30pm-2:30pm – Lunch Break

PANEL TWO - 2:30PM- 5:30PM
The New Scientific Frontiers

Lyndon LaRouche, Founder, Executive Intelligence Review, Statesman, author, former U.S. Presidential candidate, Founder, Fusion Energy Foundation (1974)
Message, Questions and Answers

Kesha Rogers, Houston, former Democratic Party Congressional Candidate
A Restored NASA Science Mission Must Drive an Economic Renaissance

Mr. Xolisa Mabhongo, Representative of the Director General of the IAEA to the United Nations
Message of Greetings

Dr. Feng Hsu, engineer, formerly with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Dr. Kelvin Kemm, nuclear physicist, CEO of Nuclear Africa, a consulting engineering firm
Message of Greetings

Tom Wysmuller, meteorologist, NASA (ret.)

Jason Ross, Editor-in-Chief, 21st Century Science and Technology Magazine, author The Gifts of Prometheus: Physical Chemistry and Nuclear Fusion   
Science As Society's Unifying Mission -- "We Aren't Done Yet"

5:30pm-7:00pm - Dinner

PANEL THREE - 7:00PM- 9:30PM
Classical Culture: The Only Basis for a Dialogue of Civilization

Helga Zepp-LaRouche, Founder and President, Schiller Institute
Opening Remarks

Jose Heredia, tenor, Robert Wilson, piano
"Questo o Quella", "la donna é mobile", (from Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi)

Avneet Thapar, message from Dr. Jayaraman ji, poet;
Introduction to poem by Tagore

Shruti Sen, vocalist,
Poetic recitation, 'ekla cholo re' by Rabindranath Tagore

Professor Ben Wang, author, translator, Senior Lecturer in Languages and Humanities, China Institute
The Unity of Calligraphy, Poetry, Painting and Music in Chinese Art

Performance by Changyuan Wang, Courtney Hui-Hong Chen, Zhihui Chen
1) High Mountains and Flowing Streams 高山流 (Music from Zhejiang arr. Xinzhi Wang)
2) Battling the Typhoon
战台风 (Music by Changyuan Wang)

Carmela Altamura, soprano and vocal instructor, Founder and Director of Inter-Cities Performing Arts, and the Altamura-Caruso International Voice Competition
Verdi's Operas and Italy's Risorgimento Movement

Rachel Hippert, soprano, Robert Wilson, piano
Willow Song, Ave Maria, (Othello, Verdi)

Anthony Morss, conductor,
Morality in Music

John Sigerson, conductor, National Schiller Institute Chorus
Robert Schumann's Dichterliebe Song Cycle, op.48, performed by John Sigerson (tenor) and Yegor Shevtsov (piano)

Helga Zepp-LaRouche
Concluding Remarks