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 […]


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 […]

Stakeholder Workshop Deutschland-Jahr

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 in 2018/2019. Stay tuned!  If you […]

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.    If you are also interested in […]

Informal Discussion with Federal Minister Brigitte Zypries

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 the United States and its […]

Council Dialogue with White House Presidential Transition Coordinator 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 between Germany and America. William Palatucci was […]