• October 4 and 5, 2019

    The Esplanade
    Suite 50 (E-Center)
    2501 E Camelback Road
    Phoenix, AZ 85016

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Insight Deutschland Community Town Hall – Phoenix

InsightDeutschland Community Town Hall
A Conversation with Arizonans about the German-American Relationship

InsightDeutschland Community Town Halls are being held under the auspices of Deutschlandjahr USA 2018/2019 – the Year of German-American Friendship, a comprehensive and collaborative initiative funded by the German Federal Foreign Office, implemented by the Goethe-Institut, and with support from the Federation of German Industries (BDI). For more information on the initiative and the more than 1,000 projects that will take between October 2018 and November 2019, visit www.wunderbartogether.org.

Friday, October 4

Bernard Otremba-Blanc, Chairman and CEO of BOA and former Honorary Consul General of Germany
Dr. Steven E. Sokol, President, American Council on Germany

Bernd Haber, Senior Manager, Accenture, and Executive Board Member of the German American Chamber of Commerce – Arizona Chapter
Metin Hakverdi, Member of the Bundestag (SPD)
Alexander Kulitz, Member of the Bundestag (FDP)
Dr. Stormy Mildner, Head of the Department of External Economic Policy, Federation of German Industries (BDI)

Moderator: Matthew Karnitschnig, Chief Europe Correspondent, Politico

Saturday, October 5

Dr. Steven E. Sokol, President, American Council on Germany
Ambassador Edward O’Donnell, Professor of Practice, The McCain Institute in Washington, DC and former U.S. Ambassador and Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues and Consul General in Frankfurt, Germany

Bernd Haber, Senior Manager, Accenture, and Executive Board Member of the German American Chamber of Commerce – Arizona Chapter
Cynthia Seelhammer, Local Arizona Government Manager and 2005 ACG McCloy Fellow on Urban Affairs
Melissa Yeager, Consumer Travel Reporter, The Arizona Republic

Doug Bruhnke, CEO and Founder, Global Chamber
Alexander Kulitz, Member of the Bundestag (FDP)
Dr. Stormy Mildner, Head of the Department of External Economic Policy, Federation of German Industries (BDI)

Metin Hakverdi, Member of the Bundestag (SPD)
Matthew Karnitschnig, Chief Europe Correspondent, Politico
Alexander Kulitz, Member of the Bundestag (FDP)

Lauren Dasse, Esq.¸ Executive Director, Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project
Congressman Ruben Gallego (AZ-D)
Metin Hakverdi, Member of the Bundestag (SPD)