2019 Member Assembly & Transatlantic Drinks

Following a fantastic first day in the Federal Foreign Office, the second day of the event took place in a truly vibrant and unique location: The Soho House Berlin. After the annual general meeting of the Council took place, several workshops on the future of the Council and the German American Conference followed and we […]

THIRD COUNCIL FORUM IN BERLIN

  Since the foundation of the Council of the German American Conference e.V. at Harvard in 2016, the annual Council Forum remains one of the highlights, connecting former and current organizers of the German American Conference and we are excited to have continued this tradition in 2019. Of course, such a big event would not […]

Council Brunch Series

Besides our more formal events, we decided in early 2019 to start hosting a brunch series as a more informal gathering for Council Members and GAC friends in Munich and Berlin. They are organized semi-regularly via our regional messaging groups. If you would like to attend one of the next brunches or would like to start […]

Risks and opportunities for impact-driven tech startups

New technologies and innovation create unique opportunities for entrepreneurs to contribute to sustainable development goals all around the world. During this discussion round, our speakers shared best practices and discussed how challenges can be overcome. Speakers included: Franz von Weizsäcker, Head of Blockchain Lab at GIZ Regina M. Sipos, Founder of the Social-Digital Innovation Initiative […]

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

Taking place the first time leading up to the 2017 German American Conference at Harvard, we are very excited that Greg Dobak (Council member & Co-Chair GAC 2017) continues to keep the tradition alive and brings together established and aspiring transatlantic leaders during this insightful trip. Besides a private meeting with German Ambassador to the United […]

10th German American Conference at Harvard

Organized by the fantastic Chair Team around Rahel Dette, Rajib Mondal, and Austin Gilbert, the 10th German American Conference at Harvard University was a great success.   At this part we would like to thank all guests, our generous sponsors and everyone else who have helped us make this event so memorable.Thank you!The Council TeamP.S. A full […]

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.After all guests appeared in the beautiful library of the Building, the host Jürgen Hardt (MdB and Transatlantic […]

WiWo visti with presidium member Prof. Miriam Meckel

 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 a short tour through WiWo’s brand-new […]

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 the future of cryptocurrencies and […]

First 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 food and music […]