Partner Organization Events

The Washington EU-U.S. Conference


The Delegation of the European Union to the United States,

Le Monde Diplomatique Debates

and American University School of International Service present:

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EVENT DESCRIPTION:

A few days after the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States, this conference will examine the potential EU-U.S. policy agenda over the next 4 years.

Discussions will embrace transatlantic government, academic, media and business perspectives.

PROGRAM & REGISTRATION:

Please note that both days will take place at different locations, see below

 

Tuesday 24 January 2017

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or WATCH LIVESTREAM

9am/9.30am – Registration and breakfast

9.30/9.40am – Welcome Remarks by James Barbour, Spokesperson of the Delegation of the European Union to the United States

and Romuald Sciora, Head, Le Monde Diplomatique Debates

9.40/11am – Panel 1: EU - U.S. and Collective Security (led by American University)

Moderator: James Goldgeier, Dean, School of International Service (SIS), American University (AU)

Speakers: Klaus Botzet, Head of the Political, Security and Development Section, EU Delegation to the U.S.

J.D. Gordon, Senior Fellow, Center for a Secure, Free Society (SFS), former Pentagon Spokesman and former Director, National Security Advisory Committee, Trump Campaign

Jeff Lightfoot, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, Atlantic Council

Dr. Garret Martin, Professorial Lecturer, AU SIS and Editor at Large, European Institute

Jeffrey Rathke, Senior Fellow and Deputy Director, Europe Program, CSIS

11.am/11.15am – Coffee break


11.15am/12.30pm – Panel 2: Transatlantic Economy and Business (led by Ideagen and American University)

Moderator: Leif Ackerman, CEO, Ideagen

Speakers: Dr. Randall Henning, Professor, AU SIS

Damien Levie, Head of the Trade and Agriculture Section, EU Delegation to the U.S.

Kim Smith, Chief Digital Officer North America, Capgemini

Jeff Terry, Global Manager for Corporate Social Responsibility, Amway


12.30pm/2pm – Lunch and interactive session (led by Ideagen)

with filmaker James Keach and business representatives: Jeff Terry (Amway), Dominic Schofield (GAIN), Kevin Donnellan (AARP), Maurizio Vecchionne (Intellectual Ventures)


2pm/2.10pm – Introduction to the afternoon by James Barbour and Romuald Sciora


2.10pm/3.20pm – Panel 3:
Transatlantic Cultural Exchanges (led by the George Washington University and Le Monde Diplomatique)

Moderator:  Dr. Harvey Feigenbaum, Professor, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University

Speakers: James Barbour, Spokesperson, Head of the Press and Public Diplomacy Section, EU Delegation to the U.S.

Lorenzo Morris, Professor, Howard University

Dr. Kimberly Morgan, Professor, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University

Anne-Cecile Robert, Director of International Editions, Le Monde Diplomatique

3.20pm/3.35pm – Coffee break


3.35pm/4.50pm – Panel 4:
The EU and the US, Partnership on the World Stage (led by The Institute for Economics and Peace and Le Monde Diplomatique)

Moderator: Michelle Breslauer, Deputy Director of Programs, Institute for Economics and Peace

Speakers: Steve Clemons, Editor at Large, The Atlantic

Dr. James Goldgeier, Dean, AU SIS

Anne-Cécile Robert, Director of International Editions, Le Monde Diplomatique

Caroline Vicini, Deputy-Head of Delegation, EU Delegation to the U.S.

Representative from the U.S. administration


4.50pm/5.15pm – Keynote by James Jay Carafano,
The Heritage Foundation's Vice President, Foreign and Defense Policy Studies, E.W. Richardson Fellow, and
Director of the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies

 

5.15pm-5.30pm – Concluding Remarks by HE David O'Sullivan, Ambassador of the European Union to the United States

5.30pm – Reception

Wednesday 25 January 2017

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9.30-11am

Panel discussion on EU-U.S.: Facing the Challenges of the XXI Century

Introduction by James Barbour and Romuald Sciora

Moderator: Dr. James Goldgeier, Dean, AU SIS

Dr. Emma Ashford, Research Fellow in Defense and Foreign Policy Studies at the CATO Institute

Dr. Kate McNamara, Professor, Georgetown University

HE David O'Sullivan, EU Ambassador the U.S.

Dr. Amanda Sloat, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Southern Europe and Eastern Mediterranean Affairs


Event locations & Timing:

Tuesday 24 January 2017

EU Delegation to the U.S.

2175 K street NW (entrance on 22nd), Washington DC

9.00am-6:30pm

Wednesday 25 January 2017

American University, School of International Service

3400 Nebraska Avenue NW, Washington DC

9.30am-11am

Event partners:

Organized by the EU Delegation to the U.S.,

Le Monde Diplomatique Debates and American University School of International Service

in partnership with the Institute for Economics & Peace and Ideagen

Engage with us:

Hashtag #US2017EU

Twitter handles:

Event partners: @EUintheUS @mdiplo @AU_SIS @GlobPeaceIndex @axelaideagen

Other organizations represented: @CSISEurope @Capgemini @AmwayUS @AARP @IVinvents @GWTweets @HowardU @TheAtlantic @Heritage

Speakers (by order of appearance): @jamesbarbour @Jeffrey_gordon @jeffdlightfoot @JeffRathke @annececilrobert @MichBreslauer @SCClemons @JimGoldgeier @CarolineVicini @JJCarafano @EUambUS @EmmaMAshford @A_Sloat

The event will be livestreamed

2017-01-23 09:00:00 2017-01-25 18:30:00 America/New_York The Washington EU-U.S. Conference European Union Delegation in the US: The Washington EU-U.S. Conference EU Delegation, 2175 K Street,, Washington D.C European Union Delegation in the US delegation-usa-info@eeas.europa.eu
January 23-25, 2017

9:00 AM - 6:30 PM

EU Delegation,
2175 K Street,,
Washington D.C20037
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