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Agenda

Featuring Release and Discussion of the Study
Alliance Revitalized: NATO for a New Era

Co-hosted by:

The Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University SAIS

together with

Atlantic Council

The Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

The German Marshall Fund of the United States

Notional Agenda

Co-hosted by:

The Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University SAIS
together with
The Atlantic Council of the United States
The Center for a New American Security (CNAS)
The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
The German Marshall Fund of the United States
8:30 a.m.         Welcome
Vali Nasr, Dean of SAIS
Ryszard Schnepf, Ambassador of Poland to the United States

8:45 a.m.         Release and Summary of Alliance Revitalized: NATO for a New Era
     Dan Hamilton, Executive Director, Center for Transatlantic Relations

9:00 a.m.         Opening Remarks
     General Denis Mercier, Supreme Allied Commander Transformation

Moderated by: Hans Binnendijk, Senior Fellow, Center for Transatlantic Relations

9:30 a.m.           The Arc of Crisis

Introductory Comments:

  • Constanze Stelzenmüller, Robert Bosch Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
  • John Heffern, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State
  • Przemysław Żurawski vel Grajewski, Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland
  • Heather Conley, Senior Vice-President and Director of the Europe Program, CSIS

10:30 a.m.        What’s Needed for NATO:

  • Strengthening Defense and Deterrence
  • Enhancing Capabilities
  • Improving Crisis Management
  • Building Resilience

Introductory Comments:

  • Fabrice Pothier, Director of Policy Planning, Office of the NATO Secretary General
  • Hans Binnendijk, Senior Fellow, Center for Transatlantic Relations
  • John Manza, Director of NATO Affairs, Department of Defense
  • Frank Kramer, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense, Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council

 

Moderated by: Jeff RathkeSenior Fellow and Deputy Director of the Europe Program, CSIS

11:30 a.m.        Conclusion
We thank the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland for its generous support of this conference.


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