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Atlanta: Strong Ties in Rough Times – Uncharted Atlantic Waters
September 18, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
The Atlanta Warburg Chapter and the German American Chamber of Commerce of the South will host a discussion and luncheon with Mr. Peter Beyer, Member of the Bundestag (CDU) and Coordinator of Transatlantic Cooperation for the Federal Foreign Ministry.
$10 for GACC South and ACG Members
Beyer began his legal career as an associate attorney for the US-headquartered firm of Mayer, Brown & Platt (now Mayer Brown). He also worked with Brinks, Hofer, Gilson & Lione in Chicago, and Murchison & Cumming in Los Angeles.
A committed Atlanticist for many years, Beyer stands out among Members of the German Bundestag and his party as one of the most committed advocates of a strong transatlantic relationship with the United States and Canada. He serves as parliamentary Special Rapporteur on Transatlantic Relations in the Committee on Foreign Affairs. He is an active member of Atlantik-Brücke, the Aspen Institute and United Europe in addition to numerous organizations in his district. Beyer is also Executive Vice-President of the Southeast Europe Association.
In April 2018, Beyer was appointed Coordinator of Transatlantic Cooperation.