Past Speakers 2017-06-21T14:41:20+00:00

Former Keynote Speakers

As thousands of past attendees can attest, the New Orleans Investment Conference has a well-earned reputation for attracting the world's foremost authorities on geopolitics, economics and investments. Our roster of past speakers includes an unmatched list of leaders drawn from the world of politics, business and academia.

Past New Orleans Conference faculty alumni include:

Past NOIC Speakers

Stephen Ambrose, Author and Historian

Robert Bleiberg, Editor, Barron's Weekly

Donald Brash, Head of the New Zealand Central Bank

Zbignew Brzenzinski, Secretary of State

Patrick Buchanan, Presidential Candidate

William F. Buckley, Jr., Editor, National Review

Chief Gatscha Buthelezi, Head of Inkatha Freedom Party

Barbara Bush, Former First Lady

Frank Carlucci III, National Security Advisor

Dick Cheney, National Security Advisor, U.S. Vice President

Winston S. Churchill III, Member of British Parliament

Roger Douglas, Foreign Minister of New Zealand

Steve Forbes, Publisher, Presidential Candidate

Gerald Ford, U.S. President

Milton Friedman, Nobel Prize Winning Economist

John Kenneth Galbraith, Economist

Barry Goldwater, Senator, Presidential Candidate

J. Peter Grace, Head of the Grace Commission

Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Federal Reserve

Alexander Haig, National Security Advisor

F. A. Hayek, Nobel Prize Winning Economist

Charlton Heston, Actor and Political Activist

Charles Krauthammer, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist

Jack Kemp, Congressman, Presidential Candidate

Jeane Kirkpatrick, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N.

Henry Kissinger, Secretary of State

Lawrence Kudlow, Economist

Preston Martin, Member of the Federal Reserve Board

George McGovern, Presidential Candidate

Ron Paul, Congressman and Presidential Candidate

T. Boone Pickens Jr., Professional Investor

Colin Powell, Head of Joint Chiefs of Staff, Secretary of State

William Proxmire, U.S. Senator

Richard Rahn, Economist, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Ayn Rand, Best Selling Author

Lord William Rees-Mogg, Editor, Times of London

Jim Rogers, Co-Founder of the Quantum Fund

Louis Rukeyser, Host of Wall $treet Week

Charles Schwab, Discount Brokerage Pioneer

Norman Schwarzkopf, General, U.S. Army

Ian Smith, Prime Minister of Rhodesia

Sir John Templeton, Legendary Investor

Lady Margaret Thatcher, Former British Prime Minister

Andrew Tobias, Best Selling Investment Author

George Will, Political Columnist