Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed is among nearly 150 people invited to the 62nd annual Bilderberg conference, being held this year in Copenhagen, Denmark, from May 29 to June 1.
The meetings generally include political leaders and experts from other fields, including industry, finance, the media and the academic world.
Generally, two-thirds of the participants come from Europe, the remainder are generally from North America. About a third of them come from governmental bodies, while the rest come from other fields.
The first such conference took place at the Hotel de Bilderberg in the Netherlands in 1954, and it is from that first conference that the organization took its name.