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SECOND COUNCIL FORUM IN BERLIN

SECOND COUNCIL FORUM IN BERLIN Our second Council Forum was a great success:     Various inspiring guests, talks, debates and moments made the first event of our Council a very memorable one. DAY 1             The program of the Council Forum continued at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin. […]

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WiWo visti with presidium member Prof. Miriam Meckel

Intimate Dinner with Jörg Kukies   At one of our recent regional Council events, we met with Prof. Miriam Meckel, publisher of the WirtschaftsWoche and active Council Presidium member, and Léa Steinacker, Chief Innovation Officer at WiWo and former GAC Chair. The event was hosted together with the McCloy-Alumni and Harvard Alumni Club members. After […]

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Intimate Dinner with Jörg Kukies

Intimate Dinner with Jörg Kukies At our first “Intimate Dinner” in 2018, we met with Dr. Jörg Kukies, co-CEO of Goldman Sachs Germany and Harvard Kennedy School Alumni. He shared his perspectives on “Financial Markets in Times of Political Uncertainty” and discussed a range of topics from the Greece debt crisis and Italian bonds to […]

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First Council BBQ

Council BBQ After participating in this year’s German American Conference at Harvard, Celonis generously decided to support our transatlantic endeavor for the years to come. To kick off this unique partnership, Celonis Co-Founder Bastian Nominacher hosted us for our very first Council BBQ at their headquarter in Munich.  It was a truly inspiring evening with fantastic conversations, great […]

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Stakeholder Workshop Deutschland-Jahr

Strengthening the Transatlantic Future! The Council of the German American Conference at Harvard e.V. was invited to a stakeholder workshop by the German Federal Foreign Office. Together with major transatlantic organizations, we discussed how to shape the Deutschland-Jahr 2018/2019 in the U.S. We are excited to host several events under the umbrella of the Deutschland-Jahr […]

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Intimate Dinner with Hans-Werner Sinn

Intimate Dinner with Hans-Werner Sinn As part of our “Intimate Dinner” series, we met with Prof. Hans-Werner Sinn, former president of the ifo institute and one of Germany’s most influential economists. It was a wonderful evening and we feel very honored that Prof. Sinn accepted our invitation to share his thoughts on a variety of topics. […]

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Informal Discussion with Federal Minister Brigitte Zypries

Council Dialogue with William Palatucci Members of the Council of the German American Conference at Harvard e.V. and the current GAC Organizing Team had the great privilege of hosting the German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, Brigitte Zypries. The team welcomed her to Harvard’s campus with an informal discussion of the political situation in […]

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Council Dialogue with White House Presidential Transition Coordinator Palatucci

Council Dialogue with William Palatucci   In a debate with Dr. Gregor Peter Schmitz from WirtschaftsWoche, Whitehouse Presidential Transition Coordinator William J. Palatucci gave us unique insights into the decision-making process of the Trump administration as well as a review of recent events and current legislative proposals, with a particular focus on ‘hot topics’ regarding trade […]

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Second Strategy Meeting of the Council in Berlin

Second Strategy Meeting of the Council in Berlin Our management team met in the Berlin BCG office to discuss the future of the Council of the German American Conference at Harvard e.V.           

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Atlantik-Brücke: German-American Conference in the Federal Foreign Office

Atlantik-Brücke: German American Conference A group of Council members was invited to the German-American Conference, organized by Atlantik-Brücke and the American Council on Germany in the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin.    We enjoyed listening to exciting talks and panel discussions on the conference’s topic “The Marshall Plan and its legacies – why a strong […]

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9th German American Conference at Harvard

RECAP – 9th German American Conference at Harvard The 9th German American Conference was a great success: 750 participants, 50 speakers, 40 exhibitors, 9 keynotes, 7 panels, 2 on-stage interviews, 1 transatlantic experience.     At this part we would like to thank all guests, our generous sponsors and everyone else who have helped us […]

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Intimate Dinner with Jan Böhmermann

Intimate Dinner with Jan Böhmermann in Cambrige Three days ago, a group of Council members had the honor to enjoy an exclusive evening with Jan Böhmermann during our first Intimate Dinner in the US. Jan Böhmermann is a German satirist and television presenter. He is best known as host of Neo Magazin Royale and of […]

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Intimate Dinner with Ann-Kristin Achleitner in Munich

Intimate Dinner with Ann-Kristin Achleitner in Munich About two weeks ago, a group of Council members had the honor to discuss the topic “Brexit & Trump: European and American Financial Markets in Times of Political Uncertainty” together with Prof. Ann-Kristin Achleitner during an exclusive Intimate Dinner in Munich. Prof Achleitner, the Chair of Entrepreneurial Finance […]

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Council on the Hill at the German Embassy in Washington, D.C

Council on the Hill at the German Embassy in Washington, D.C It is our great pleasure to cordially invite all Council members to our first Council on the Hill event Friday February 24th in Washington D.C. This event follows the tremendously successful first Council Forum at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin and will bring together […]

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RECAP – FIRST COUNCIL FORUM IN BERLIN

RECAP – FIRST COUNCIL FORUM IN BERLIN Our first Council Forum was a great success:     Various inspiring guests, talks, debates and moments made the first event of our Council a very memorable one. DAY 1 It all started with an interesting Google HQ tour, organized by one of our Council members, Leá Steinacker […]

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UPCOMING – FIRST COUNCIL FORUM 2016 IN BERLIN ON OCTOBER 21ST AND 22ND

UPCOMING – FIRST COUNCIL FORUM 2016 IN BERLIN ON OCTOBER 21ST AND 22ND It is official: The first Council Forum will take place at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin on October 21st and 22nd. This first event of its kind in Germany aims to reconnect the alumni (200+ speakers, 50+ partners, 200+ team members) […]

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First Strategy Meeting of the Council in Berlin

First Strategy Meeting of the Council in Berlin A highly motivated group of Council members met in a backyard of a typical Berlin Kreuzberg startup building to discuss the future of the Council of the German American Conference at Harvard. The team represented members from across almost all former conferences and – amongst other outcomes – […]

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Foundation of the Council of the German American Conference at Harvard e.V.

Foundation of the Council of the German American Conference at Harvard e.V. Through the foundation of a Berlin-based Council, the German American Conference at Harvard (GAC) receives an even stronger connection to economy, politics, culture and media on both sides of the Atlantic.  For eight years, the student-led Conference attracts hundreds of students and young professionals […]

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