To conclude our Road to Election Night & Beyond series, 13 experts from the transatlantic community will convene in Berlin to help you make sense of the inaugural process and its implications on both sides of the Atlantic. Join us for two virtual discussions on Inauguration Day and listen in as key representatives from transatlantic institutions and political foundations share their expectations regarding the Biden-Harris administration and the future of the Euro-American bond.
Framing a screening of the inaugural address, two panel discussions will be streamed live and feature the following speakers:
Bastian Hermisson, Executive Director North America, Heinrich-Böll-Foundation, live from Washington
John B. Emerson, Chairman, American Council on Germany, Ambassador of the United States to Germany (2013-17)
Daniel Benjamin, President, American Academy in Berlin, Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism, U.S. Department of State (2009-12)
Warren Marine, Treasurer, American Chamber of Commerce in Germany e.V., Partner & Head of U.S. Country Practice, KPMG Germany
Martin-Sebastian Abel, Board Member, Freundeskreis AmerikaHaus NRW e.V., Director, MSL Germany
Tina Hassel, Head and TV Editor-in-Chief of ARD-Hauptstadtstudio in Berlin
Anahita Thoms, LL.M., Board Member, Atlantik-Brücke e.V., Partner, Baker McKenzie
Dr. Meike Zwingenberger, Executive Director, Bavarian Center for Transatlantic Relations
Prof. Dr. Stefan Fröhlich, Board Member, German Atlantic Association, Chairman, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg Institute of Political Science
Knut Dethlefsen, Representative to the U.S. and Canada, Friedrich Ebert Foundation
Michael Link, Board Member, Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, Member of the German Bundestag (FDP)
Mareike Ohlberg, Senior Fellow, Asia Program, German Marshall Fund of the United States
Markus Ferber, Chairman, Hanns Seidel Foundation, Member of the European Parliament (CSU)
Please be advised that online events will be held using the software provided by Zoom. Depending on the type of event (that is, with or without audience participation), you may require a camera and/or a microphone in order to be able to take part.
You may either use the software client or the app. The internet browsers Chrome and Edge will enable you to participate simply via an access link. Further information on how to use Zoom is available here. Please make sure that you are using the latest version of Zoom so that you have the necessary settings.
The access information will be sent to you via e-mail 2 h prior to the event.
Online discussions Wednesday, 20 January, 4.40 – 8.00 pm (CET)
The two panels will be moderated by Terry Martin, Senior Anchor for Deutsche Welle News
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