September 2015

Veranstaltung

Deutsch-Amerikanische Konferenz

"Security and Prosperity in a New Era of the Transatlantic Relationship"

10.09.2015 - 11.09.2015

Berlin

Pre-Conference Session

»Rule Makers or Rule Takers? Exploring the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership«
Thursday, September 10, 16:00 - 18:00 (Registration: 15:30)
DZ Bank AG
Pariser Platz 3, Berlin

Organized by the Johns Hopkins University SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations and the Center for European Policy Studies (CEPS)


Conference

Friday, September 11, 9:00 (Registration: 8:30)
Deutsche Bank AG
Unter den Linden 13-15, Berlin (Entrance Charlottenstr. 37/38)

Welcome

Ambassador Robert M. Kimmitt, Chairman, American Council on Germany
Friedrich Merz, Chairman, Atlantik-Brücke

Keynote Speech and Discussion

Federal Minister Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble, Federal Ministry of Finance

Introducing TTIP

Ambassador John B. Emerson, U.S. Embassy in Germany
Lars-Henrik Röller, Chief Economic Advisor to the Chancellor, Federal Chancellery

PANEL: TTIP – New Approaches to Security and Prosperity

Peter Chase, Vice President Europe, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Ambassador John B. Emerson, U.S. Embassy in Germany
Ambassador Michael Punke, Deputy United States Trade Representative and Permanent Representative to the WTO
Lars-Hendrik Röller, Chief Economic Advisor to the Chancellor, Federal Chancellery
Jürgen Trittin, MdB (Alliance 90/The Greens) and former Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety
Moderator: Dr. Daniel Hamilton, Executive Director of the Center for Transatlantic Relations, The Johns Hopkins University

PANEL: Foreign and Security Challenges for the West – Russia’s Ambitions Past and Present

Dr. Ariel Cohen, Director of the Center for Energy, Natural Resources, and Geopolitics, Institute for Analysis of Global Security, and Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council
Andreas Michaelis, Political Director, Federal Foreign Office
Dr. Norbert Röttgen, MdB (CDU/CSU) and Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Deutscher Bundestag, and former Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety
Dr. Gregory F. Treverton, Chairman, National Intelligence Council
Moderator: Matthias Nass, Chief International Correspondent, Die ZEIT

Walk to Federal Foreign Office


Speech, Panel Discussion and Closing Reception

Friday, September 11, 15:00 - 17:30 (Registration: 14:00)
Federal Foreign Office, "Weltsaal"
Werderscher Markt 1, Berlin


Speech

Federal Minister Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Federal Foreign Office

Panel Discussion

Anatoli Leonidowitsch Adamischin, former Deputy Foreign Minister of the Soviet Union
Roland Dumas
, Former Foreign Minister of the Republic of France
Dr. h.c. Hans-Dietrich Genscher, Former Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany
Markus Meckel, Former Foreign Minister of the German Democratic Republic
Lord William Waldegrave, Former Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, United Kingdom
Robert Zoellick, Former U.S. Under Secretary of State and former President of the World Bank
Moderator: Thomas Roth, Anchorman „Tagesthemen”, ARD German Television

Closing Reception


With thanks to DZ Bank AG, Deutsche Bank AG and Auswärtiges Amt for their hospitality and their generous support.