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The Honorable Benita Ferrero-Waldner, EU Commissioner for External Relations


EABO President Sven C. Oehme addresses an
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Pierre Pettigrew, CFA, Director, FI Structured Products, Citigroup “STRONG EURO + WEAK DOLLAR = HIGHER RETURNS: The Perfect Time to Sell to 320 Million European Customers”

Past Events

 

November 6, 2017: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Edward Alden, Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations. Author of the new book: "Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy". Will Americna Have a Role in the Global Economy: Competitive Industries, Reforming International Rules & New Workforce Skills

October 17, 2017: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Michael P. Ryan, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, UBS Wealth Management. When Will the Music Stop? Growing Markets in the U.S. and Europe

September 28, 2017: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Tamur Goudarzi Pour, Vice President Sales - The Americas, Lufthansa Group. The Airline Industry in 2017: Addressing Key Challenges in Customer Satisfaction, Competition and Technology

May 4, 2017: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Ambassador Joao Vale de Almeida, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations. 2017 - A Year of Dramatic Change: How does the European Union Respond?

April 13, 2017: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Joseph P. Quinlan, Senior Fellow, Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C. 11th Annual Executive Briefing 'The Transatlantic Economy'. The Transatlantic Economy 2017. Despite the Turmoil, the Transatlantic Economy is Picking Up Steam. New insights from the latest annual study "The Transatlantic Eonomy 2017" by the Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University

March 8, 2017: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Prof. Joseph E. Stiglitz, Nobel Laureate and Professor of Economics, Columbia University. Can the European Union Survive the Euro?

January 25, 2017: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Ambassador Miriam Sapiro, Partner and Head of Finsbury's Washington, DC Office, in discussion with Sven C. Oehme, President, The American Business Forum on Europe. After the Inauguration: The New U.S. Administration and Its Impact on EU-U.S. Economic Relations.

November 17, 2016: American Business Forum on Europe. Speakers: Giselle Leung, Director, GIIN - Global Impact Investing Network, and Jamie Martin, Vice President, Global Sustainable Finance Group, Morgan Stanley. Is Socially Responsible Investing Good for Business? The Latest Trends on the Market for Altruism in the U.S., Europe and Asia

September 19, 2016: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Kendall Almerico, Chief Executive Officer, BankRoll Ventures. The New World of Crowdfunding. Raising Money through Internet-Based Funding Portals and the Opportunities for Small and Medium-Sized Companies

May 26, 2016: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Cameron F. Kerry, Senior Counsel, Sidley Austin LLP; Former General Counsel and Acting Secretary, United States Department of Commerce. The U.S.-EU Privacy Shield: How Will it Affect Trans-Atlantic Data Transfers?

March 22, 2016: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Joseph P. Quinlan, Senior Fellow, Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C. The Transatlantic Economy 2016. With or without T-TIP: The U.S. and Europe remain each other's most important markets. New insights from teh latest annual study "The Transatlantic Economy 2016" by the Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University

February 16, 2016: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Joseph P. Quinlan, Senior Fellow, Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C. 10th Annual Executive Briefing 'The Transatlantic Economy'. The Transatlantic Economy 2016. With or without T-TIP: The U.S. and Europe remain each other's most important markets. new insights from the latest annual study "The Transatlantic Economy 2016" by the Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University.

February 16, 2016: American Business Forum on Europe. Speakers: Matthew Chung, Managing Director, CIO of Technology & Information Risk, Head of Cybersecurity, Morgan Stanley; and Merritt Baer, Cyber Strategy, DHS, Washington D.C. Cyber Security in the United States, Europe and Asia: What has been done so far to protect companies and public institutions

February 3, 2016: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: João Vale de Almeida, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations. The Crucial Challenges for Europe: MIgration, Terrorism, Global Competitiveness

January 12, 2016: American Business Forum on Europe. Welcome 2016 Reception. The Story fo Jacob Fugger. "Not even John D. Rockefeller had that kind of wealth". Insights from the new book: The Richest Man Who Ever Lived. The Life and Times of Jacob Fugger by Greg Steinmetz.

December 2, 2015: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Gillian Tett, U.S. Managing Editor, The Financial Times. The Perils of Specialization. Differences between Major European and U.S. Corporations. Insights from the new book: The Silo Effect. The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers by award-winning columnist and journalist Gillian Tett

October 6, 2015: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Prof. Mark Blyth, Eastman Professor of Political Economy, The Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University, Co-Author of the new book "The Future of the Euro"; Prof. Matthias M. Matthijs, Assistant Professor of International Political Economy, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, Co-Author of the new book "The Future of the Euro"; and Lisa Shalett, Managing Director and Head of Investment and Portfolio Solutions, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. The Future of Euro. What Investors, Consumers and the Business World Needs to Know Now

September 17, 2015: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Jean Rosanvallon, President and CEO, Dassault Falcon Jet Corporation. The Future of Business Aviation. New Trends and Developments in the U.S., Europe and Asia

June 9, 2015: The European-American Business Ortganization, Inc. in cooperation with American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: The Rt Hon David Miliband, President and CEO, International Rescue Committee. Decade of Disorder: Can Anything Be Done?

May 11, 2015: The European-American Business Ortganization, Inc. in cooperation with American Business Forum on Europe. Speakers: Kairat Umarov, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the United States, Washington, D.C., Raushan Yesbulatova, Consul General, the Consulate General of Kazakhstan, NYC and Marcia Favale-Tartar, Member of the Board of Directors, Development Bank of Kazakhstan. Getting to Know Kazakhstan, the Region and its Business & Investment Opportunities.

March 24, 2015: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Joseph P. Quinlan, Senior Fellow, Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C. The Transatlantic Economy 2015: Continuing Record Numbers and the Opportunity for a Once-In-A-LifetimeTrade Deal. New insights from the latest annual study "The Transatlantic Economy 2015" by the Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University.

February 12, 2015: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Ambassador David O'Sullivan, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the United Strates, Washington, D.C. Transatlantic Relations in 2015: Are the Differences Greater than the Common Core?

January 20, 2015: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Dr. Mario R. Garcia, CEO & Founder, Garcia Media, Senior Adviser on News Design/Adjunct Professor, Columbia University, School of Journalism. The Future of Global News Delivery - Designs and Concepts for the Digital Age

January 15, 2015: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Christina Sevilla, Ph.D., Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative, Small Business, Market Access and Industrial Competitiveness, Executive Office of the President. The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP): Opportunities for Small and Medium Business

December 4, 2014: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Christopher A.H. Vollmer, Global Managing Director, Strategy&'s Digital Services, Partner and Leader, Global Media and Entertainment, Strategy& (Formerly Booz & Company, now part of the PwC network of firms). Reimagining TV in an On-Demand World: New User Trends and Business Models in the Digital Video Industry in the U.S. and Europe

October 21, 2014: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Peter Brezinschek, Chief Economist of Raiffeisen Research, Global Head of RBI Group Research, Raiffeisen Bank International AG. Long-Term Challenges for Russia, Central and Eastern Europe. What Does It All Mean for U.S. Businesses?

September 29, 2014: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Dr. Berend Diekmann, Head of Division, External Economic Policy, USA, Canada, Mexico, G8/G20, OECD, Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, Federal Republic of Germany. The Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement: Does It Still Have Support in Europe?

September 22, 2014: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Jürgen Siebenrock, Vice President - The Americas, Lufthansa German Airlines. The Changing Business Environment in the Airline Industry in Europe and the U.S.: What Can the Traveler Expect?

September 10, 2014: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Jonathan Spector, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Conference Board. Opportunities and Challenges across the Global Economy: U.S., Europe and China

July 21, 2014: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Rebecca H. Patterson, Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer, Bessemer Trust. The Longer Term Valuation of the Dollar, Euro, Yen & Renminbi: How Should it Influence our Investment and Private Wealth Outlook?

June 30, 2014: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Lisa Schroeter, Global Director, Trade and Investment Policy, The Dow Chemical Company. Manufacturing Competitiveness: How trade, energy security and regulatory cooperation boost advanced manufacturing in the U.S. and EU

June 9, 2014: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Salvatore A. Collemi, CPA, Director - Technique & Innovation Team, Weiser Mazars LLP. The Latest on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). What it Means to Private and Publicly-Traded Companies that do Business Both in the U.S. and in Europe

May 13, 2014: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Christopher Graves, Global CEO, Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide. Can You Really Sell a Country or a Continent? Boosting Trade & Investment for the European Union through the Art and Science of "Nation Branding"

April 17, 2014: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Prof. Uwe Reinhardt, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, James Madison Professor for Political Economy, Professor of Economics and Public Affairs. The U.S. Health Care Reform. Who Pays for It? What Does It Mean for the Economy?

April 1, 2014: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Joseph P. Quinlan, Senior Fellow, Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C. 8th Annual Executive Briefing "The Transatlantic Economy". The Transatlantic Economy: Why It Matters More Than Ever. $5 trillion in total commercial sales a year. Europe attracted 56 % of U.S. global foreign direct investment since 2000. New insights from the latest annual study "The Transatlantic Economy 2014" by the Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University

February 4, 2014: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Ambassador Miriam Sapiro, Deputy United States Trade Representative, Executive Office of the President. A Trade Policy for Jobs and Growth. How a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Will Achieve This

December 2, 2013: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Sven C. Oehme, President & CEO, The European-American Business Organization, Inc. The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Dream and Reality: Checking the Facts

November 25, 2013: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Marshall Porter, Vice President International, GILT. The Fast-Moving World of E-Commerce. New Developments, Global Trends and the Challenges of Cross-Border Regulatory Issues

September 23, 2013: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: The Hon. Štefan Füle, European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy. Ready to Join? Perspectives on Further EU-Enlargement and What It Means for Transatlantic Business

September 17, 2013: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Robert G. Romasco, President, AARP. The Impact of Aging on Economic Development in the U.S. and Europe

June 19, 2013: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Prof. Jordi Canals, Dean of the IESE Business School, University of Navarra. European Companies Competing Globally: Some Lessons for U.S. Companies

June 10, 2013: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Jérôme de Bontin, General Manager, New York Red Bulls. Some Call it Soccer - Some Call it Football. Challenges and Opportunities of Competing in the U.S. Sports Market with a piece of European Tradition

May 13, 2013: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Dr. Andreas Hoefert, Chief Global Economist, UBS. Wealth Management Research (WMR). Where Do We Stand in the Euro-Crisis?

April 2, 2013: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Joseph P. Quinlan, Economist and Chief Global Market Strategist, Investment Strategies Group, Bank of America. It's not just Trade - Transatlantic Investment: Still Driving the Transatlantic Economy. New insights in the latest annual study "The Transatlantic Economy 2013" by the Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University.

March 5, 2013: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Ambassador Francois Barras, Consul General, Consulate General of Switzerland NYC. A Close Look at Switzerland: In the Heart of Europe but Outside the EU. A Place Where U.S. Companies Like to Do Business

February 7, 2013: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Prof. Marvin Zonis, Professor Emeritus of Business Administration, University of Chicago, Booth School fo Business. The U.S. Economy: Once More the Global Engine? Europe, Asia, and the Middle East to Benefit

January 16, 2013: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Richard R. Valcourt, Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence. International Commercial Spy Operations and their Impact on U.S.-EU Business.

December 6, 2012: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Gillian Tett, Assistant Editor & Columnist of The Financial Times. The U.S. and Europe in Challenging Economic Times of Ballooned Deficits and Meager Growth: Will 2013 Bring a Solution?

September 18, 2012: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker:Scott Horton, Columbia Law School, Contributing Editor, Harper's Magazine, Board Member: Eurasia Group, National Institute of Military Justice and International Law Association. The Latest on "Authoritarian Democracies" and other News from Eastern Europe and Russia. What U.S. investors should know!

July 23, 2012: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Art Steinmetz, Chief Investment Officer and Executive Vice President, OppenheimerFunds, Inc. The Future of Asset Management. A National and International Perspective.

July 13, 2012: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: The Hon. Dr. Andreas Schwab, Member of the European Parliament (MEP), Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats), EPP-Coordinator, Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection. The U.S.-EU High-Level Working Group on Jobs and Growth. Moving towards a Free Trade and Investment Treaty. The Role of the European Parliament.

June 13, 2012: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Joseph P. Quinlan, Economist and Chief Global Market Strategist, Investment Strategies Group, Bank of America. The Case for Investing in Europe - Why U.S. Firms Should Stay the Course.

May 23, 2012: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Salvatore A. Collemi, CPA, Quality Control Senior Manager, Rothstein Kass. International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in the United States: It's Just a Matter of Time!

May 14, 2012: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Douglas Peterson, President, Standard & Poor's Rating Services. The Role of the Rating Agencies: Why they are so important for International Business.

April 2, 2012: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Ambassador Thomas Mayr-Harting, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations. Strengthening Europe's Role. Perspectives on the EU-U.N. Partnership

March 26, 2012: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Rob de Vos, Consul General, Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, New York City. The Intriguing Story of an Effective Partnership. What is the Secret? Why did the U.S. invest nine times as much in Holland than in China (2000-2010)?

March 12, 2012: American Business Forum on Europe together with Forum Tiberius, International Forum for Culture and Business, Dresden, Germany. The 5th International Piano Competition Anton G. Rubinstein. Remarks by Dr. Juergen B. Muelder, Chairman Forum Tiberius, Partner Board Consultants International

February 22, 2012: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO, BMW North America, LLC. U.S. Automobile Sales are Gaining Speed. BMW's Success Story in the United States Creating New Plants, Jobs and Innovative Technology.

December 5, 2011: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Sven C. Oehme, President & CEO, The European-American Business Organization, Inc. Postcards from the U.S.-EU Summit and the Transatlantic Economic Council (TEC). Marching in Step? Where is the U.S.-EU relationship heading?

November 8, 2011: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Jan-Patrick Schmitz, President & CEO, Montblanc North America, LLC. Why Luxury Goods Are Exceeding Marketing Expectations in the U.S. and Europe.

October 18, 2011: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Peter Hirsch, Executive Vice President, Director Reputation Risk, Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide, and Adjunct Professor at Columbia Unviersity and Baruch College, City University of New York. How New Communication Channels Change Public Relations.

September 21, 2011: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Connie Hedegaard, European Union Commissioner for Climate Action. Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Promoting International Carbon Trading: The Stakes for Business.

May 19, 2011: European-American Business Organization in cooperation with the American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Beatrice De Bacco, Representative of the Association of Chambers of Commerce ofh Veneto in the U.S. The Venetian Variety. From Tourism to Nanotechnology. Trade and Investment Opportunities in Veneto, a Vibrant Italian Region with Venice, Padua, Verona, Vicenza and Treviso as the Main Commercial Hubs.

May 16, 2011: European-American Business Organization in cooperation with the American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Bart Gordon, Partner, K&L Gates LLP, Washington, D.C. Former U.S. Representative for Tennessee's 6th Congressional District and Chairman of the House Committee on Science and Technology. How to Connect Two Worlds. The Bridge-Building Dynamics of Science and Technology for U.S. - EU Business

April 26, 2011: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Joseph P. Quinlan, Economist and Chief Global Market Strategist,  Investment Strategies Group, Bank of America. Against All Odds ane Contraty to the Rumor Mill: The Transatlantic Economy Keeps Steaming Ahead in 2011.

April 4, 2011: American Business Forum on Europe. Speakers: Georges Ugeux, Chairman & CEO, Galileo Global Advisors, Former Group Executive Vice President, International, New York Stock Exchange, and Jens G. Korte, Wall Street Correspondent for the News Channels N-TV and Deutsche Welle (Germany) and SF DRS (Switzerland). Wall Street Goes Europe - Europe Goes Wall Street? The Challenges of TV reporting to Europeans from the NYSE floor and the latest on the NYSE Euronext / Deutsche Boerse Merger Talks.

March 1, 2011: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Gillian Tett, U.S. Managing Editor, The Financial Times. The U.S. vs. EU: Stimulus vs. Austerity: Who Has the WInning Concept

February 15, 2011: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Anthony Dowd, Special Assistant to Paul A. Volcker. The President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board under the Chairmanship of Paul Volcker.

December 9, 2010: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: The Hon. Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President of the European Commission for Inter-Institutional Relations and Administrations. Exit Strategies from the Economic Crisis. A European Viewpoint.

November 22, 2010: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Matthias Paul Kuhlmey, Partner & Managing Director, HighTower LLC. Are Global Currency Wars upon Us? The Next Big Theme: Purchasing Power Protection - Opportunity and Risk when Investing

October 28, 2010: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Prof. Joseph E. Stiglitz, Nobel Laureate and Professor of Economics, Columbia University. The Global Financial Crisis: America, Europe, China and the New Role of the Developing World.

October 5, 2010: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Salvatore A. Collemi, CPA, Senior Manager, Quality Control Department, Rothstein Kass. Get Ready: International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Soon to Change the Accounting World. What It Will Do to Transatlantic Business.

September 13, 2010: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: The Hon. Marijan Gubic, Consul General of the Republic of Croatia, New York. Croatia: A Place in the Sun. The Next EU Member State as an Investment Location for U.S. Companies

June 30, 2010: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: H.E. Aglaia Balta, Consul General of Greece in New York. How Greece is Managing the Crisis. The Latest Developments.

June 1, 2010: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Greg Zorthian, President of the Americas and Global Circulation Director, The Financial Times. The Future of Business Media: Challenges and Opportunities.

May 17, 2010: European-American Business Organization. Speaker: Sven C. Oehme, President & CEO, The European-American Business Organization, Inc. Taking Advantage of President Obama's National Export Initiative: Exceptional Opportunities for Exports to Europe.

April 19, 2010: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Prof. Volker R. Berghahn, Seth Low Professor of History at Columbia University, Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. Modern Economics and the Nemesis of History. An Analysis of the Present Crisis.

March 1, 2010: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Joseph P. Quinlan, Economist and Chief Global Market Strategist, Investment Strategies Group, Bank of America. The Latest on Jobs, Trade and Investments in 2010. Brand new insights from a study just released by the Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University.

February 16, 2010: American Business Forum on Europe. Speakers: Craig A. Drill, President & Founder, Craig Drill Capital, and Steven H. Reynolds, Chief Investment Officer, Craig Drill Capital. The Financial and Economic Outlook 2010, U.S.A, Europe & Asia.

January 26, 2010: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Terry Edmonds, Former Director of Speechwriting for President Bill Clinton. When U.S. Presidents or CEO's Are Going Abroad. The Art of Adjusting U.S. Public Policy and Corporate Matters to Global Audiences.

November 30, 2009: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Mark Fulton, Global Head of Climate Investment Research, Deutsche Bank AG. The Green Economy. Where are the Business Opportunities in the U.S. and Europe?

November 16, 2009: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Sam Natapoff, Senior Adviser to the Governor of NY State for International Commerce, Deputy Commissioner for International Development, NYS Department of Economic Development, and Senior Vice President, International Economic Development, Empire State Development Corporation. The U.S. Stimulus Package and What it Means for American States and International Companies

October 20, 2009: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Doris Albisser, CEO and Delegate of the Board of Directors, CLS Communication, AG. Lost in Translation? How to Communicate Effectively in a Multilingual Global Enrironment

September 24, 2009: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: The Hon. Tonio Borg, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malta. "Old Routes - New Opportunities". Malta's Past Important Role for more than 2000 Years in the EU/Mediterranean/African Arena and How the Modern Malta Benefits Business

June 3, 2009: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Donald M. Blinken, Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Hungary. "Vera and the Ambassador". The Glamour and Challenges of the Ambassadorial Couple Blinken to Hungary (1994-1998). A Personal View on Hungary and its People.

May 15, 2009: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: The Hon Jonathan Evans, Member of the European Parliament (MEP), Conservative Party Member from Wales, UK, Chairman, EU Delegation for Relations with U.S. Congress, Co-Chair, Transatlantic Legislators' Dialogue. Fortifying the Border: Looming Protectionism in the EU and the U.S.

April 27, 2009: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Klaus-Peter Statz, President & CEO, Deutsche Telekom, Inc. The Global Wireless Revolution. 4 billion users in 25 years and the industry's continuing importance for economic growth and job creation.

March 24, 2009: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: James E. Glassmann, Ph.D., Senior Economist and Managing Director, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Inc.. The Future of Banking. A National and International Perspective.

March 9, 2009: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Joseph P. Quinlan, Economist and Chief Global Market Strategist, Investment Strategies Group, Bank of America. A Year of Living Dangerously: The 2009 Survey of Jobs, Trade and Investments New insights from a study just released by the Center of Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University.

March 5, 2009: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Larry Kellner, Chairman & CEO Continental Airlines Inc. Leadership through Challenging Times: Addressing Concerns of Customers, Shareholders and Employees.

February 23, 2009: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Michael B. Goodman, Ph.D., Professor, Baruch College, The City University of New York Management Consultant on Corporate Communication, Founder & Director, Corporate Communication International (CCI). Global Corporate Communication in a Time of Crisis.

January 29, 2009: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Pierre Vimont, Ambassador of the French Republic to the United States. The French Presidency of the European Union: Some Lessons for the Future.

November 17, 2008: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: John Gapper, Associate Editor & Chief Business Commentator, The Financial Times. The World Economic Crisis. Lessons to be Learned.

October 20, 2008: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Scott Horton, Adjunct Professor, Columbia Law School. The August 2008 War in Georgia. Lessons to be Learned - Implications for Business.

September 26, 2008: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: The Hon. Benita Ferrero-Waldner,EU Commissioner for External Relations and European Neighborhood Policy Brussels, Belgiu. International Conflict Resolution and Its Importance for Business. How the EU deals with global crises. Click here for the speech by Commissioner Ferrero-Waldner.

July 7, 2008: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: The Hon. Chuck Hagel, U.S. Senior Senator from Nebraska (R). America and Europe in Today's World. The Major Political and Economic Challenges We Face.

June 24, 2008: European-American Business Organization. Speaker: Ulrich Junghanns, The Economics Minister of the State of Brandenburg, Germany. Berlin Brandenburg International (BBI), "More Than an Airport" . Presentation and luncheon. Attendance is complimentary. Click here for details.

June 23-25, 2008: European-American Business Organization. Matchmaking Event with Innovative Greek Enterprise from Thessaloniki. Companies in the following industries are looking for partners for U.S. market entry or for expansion in Europe: food, wine, high-tech, building.

June 2, 2008: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Jon Levy, Chief Analyst for Europe and Eurasia, The Eurasia Group, Global Political Risk Advisory. Russia, China, Energy and Climate Change. The Major Economic and Strategic Challenges for the EU and the U.S.

May 19, 2008: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Sven Oehme, CEO & President, The European-American Business Organization, Inc., Pierre Pettigrew, CFA, Director, FI Structured Products, Citi, and James Meyers, CFA, VP-Private Client Investment Strategy Group - International Markets, Citi. Strong Euro + Weak Dollar = Higher Returns:The Perfect Time to Sell to 320 Million European Customers

April 7, 2008: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: H.E. Klaus Scharioth, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the U.S. The German Presidency of the EU and the G8 in 2007. Important Initiatives for the Future Based on Transatlantic Cooperation.

March 25, 2008: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Alexis de Bretteville, CEO of the Americas, Michael Page International, Executive Recruitment. Risks and Opportunities of Managing an International Career. Finding High-Potential Executive Talent on both Sides of the Atlantic.

March 10, 2008: American Business Forum on Europe. Speakers: Dr. Martha Matteo, Board Member and Immediate Past President, Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals, Former Director of R&D Planning, Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, and Marc Limacher, President, I.S.I.S., Integrated Strategic Information Systems, Tannay, Switzerland. What's New in Competitive Intelligence: Keeping Track of What the Competition is Doing. Different Perspectives, U.S. and Europe.

January 24, 2008: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Dr. Daniel S. Hamilton, Professor and Director of the Center for Transatlantic Relations (CTR) at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University. The Primacy of the Transatlantic Economy: Will it Continue? New Perspectives on the Powerful EU-U.S. Economic Relationship.

January 24, 2008.  European American Business Organization.  "Eco Europe Now:  Why small and medium-sized companies should consider Europe for its green products and services"  Speakers:  Sven C. Oehme and Julie A. Lerner.  Princeton Club. click here to view powerpoint presentation

January 14, 2008: American Business Forum on Europe. Speaker: Roger M. Kubarych, Chief U.S. Economist, Unicredit Markets & Investment Banking, HVB - Bayerische Hypo & Vereinsbank AG. How the Subprime Loan Crisis Might Impact the Transatlantic Economy in 2008.

November 19, 2007.  American Business Forum on Europe. Speakers: Donna Drewes, Assoc. Professor for Communications, New York University, Senior Cross-Cultural Consultant, Dean Foster Associates and Eric J. Kruger, President Compass Development Strategies Cross-Cultural & Cross-Corporate Merger Integration Consultants.  What Can Make or Break the International Deal? Understanding Cultural Differences in Doing Transatlantic Business Effectively Click here for event pictures.

October 30, 2007.  American Business Forum on Europe. Speakers: Jack Rivkin, EVP, Chief Investment Officer, Head of Research & Equity Trading, Neuberger Berman Inc. and Gia Schneider, Vice President, Carbon Marketing & Structuring Strategy. Introductory remarks by Lorenzo Costantini, Environmental Markets Specialist, Rome, Italy. Climate Change & Carbon Reduction: Big Opportunities for Business: What's Next for Europe and the U.S.

October 11, 2007. Fifth Anniversary Dinner event of American Business Forum on Europe event. Speakers: Amb. Thomas Niles, Vice Chairman, U.S. Council for International Business, Dr. John K. Glenn, Director of Foreign Policy, German Marshall Fund of the U.S., Georges Ugeux, CEO, Galileo Global Advisors LLC, Scott Horton, Professor, Columbia University School of Law and Chairman, Eurasia Group. Discussion of The Big Economic and Political Issues For Europe and the U.S.

September 10, 2007. American Business Forum on Europe event. Speaker: Klaus-Peter Statz, President & CEO, Deutsche Telekom, Inc. "An Abundance of Opportunities and Challenges: The U.S. and European Telecommunications Markets Today" A Comparison.

June 13, 2007. American Business Forum on Europe event. Speaker: Jeff Smisek, President, Continental Airlines Inc. "The Future of Global Aviation. The "Open Sky Agreement" eases restrictions on transatlantic routes. How will this affect the airlines and their passengers?"

May 21, 2007. American Business Forum on Europe event. Speaker: Sarwar A. Kashmeri, Author of the just released book "America and Europe after 9/11 and Iraq: The Great Divide". "The U.S. and Europe: Can the strong business links alone hold the alliance together"

April 24, 2007. American Business Forum on Europe event. Speaker: Fred Langhammer, Chairman of Global Affairs, Former President & CEO, Estee Lauder Companies Inc. "The Challenges and Opportunities of Taking U.S. Business Ideas to Europe as Compared to Asia"

April 11, 2007. Roundtable discussion on current European business views on the Barrier Free Transatlantic Market, German EU Presidency Priorities, WTO Negotiations, and EU Environmental Regulations with Philippe de Buck, Secretary General of BUSINESSEUROPE.

March 28, 2007. American Business Forum on Europe event. Speaker: EU Commissioner Siim Kallas, Vice President of the European Commission, Former Prime Minister and Finance Minister of Estonia, Former President of the Bank of Estonia. "The Challenges of Managing the European Commission: How improving administrative efficiency, tougher auditing and strong anti-fraud efforts are making the Commission easier to deal with. What does this mean for U.S. business?"

March 12, 2007. American Business Forum on Europe event. Speaker: Claudio Murri, Vice President, Public Policy, Time Warner Europe Inc., Brussels, Belgium. "Important Public Policy Trends in Europe: Their Impact on the Digital Media Business. The new world of today's European TV and Internet Communications and how to deal with it."

February 12, 2007. American Business Forum on Europe event. Speaker: Joseph Quinlan, Economist & Chief Market Analyst, Bank of America Capital Management Group, and Fellow, Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University. "The Rise of China: The Economic & Strategic Implications for the Transatlantic Economy"

February 6, 2007. American Business Forum on Europe event. Speakers: The Hon. Nikolay Milkov, Consul General of Bulgaria in NYC, and The Hon. Pietro Pavoni, Consul General of Romania in NYC. "Bulgaria & Romania in the EU: Too early or just right? What are the mutual benefits? What does it all mean for U.S. business?"

January 14, 2007. Sven C. Oehme in the News. The U.S. Versus the E.U. An interview with Sven C. Oehme with Turkofamerica. Click here to read the full interview.

December 4, 2006. American Business Forum on Europe event. Speaker: Bryan Squibb, Managing Director, AON Risk Services, Global Trade Risk, NYC. "Global Trade Risk Issues: A European's Perspective"

November 28, 2006. American Business Forum on Europe event. Speakers: Ian P. Band, Esq., Partner, Hunton & Williams LLP, Washington, D.C., and Karina Siegel Haum, Esq., Partner, Chadbourne & Parke LLP, NYC.  "Taxes & Visas: The Two Big Challenges for U.S. Businesses with International Interests."

October 18, 2006. American Business Forum on Europe event. Speaker: Dr. Klaus Wellershoff, Chief Economist, UBS, Global Wealth Management & Business Banking, Zurich, Switzerland. "European Outlook: An Outsider's Perspective."

October 10, 2006. American Business Forum on Europe event. Speaker: Charles T. Maxwell, Sr. Energy Analyst, Weeden & Company LP. "Who Will Supply the Energy-Hungry EU and U.S. Markets with Oil and Gas? The Role of Russia" 

September 20, 2006. American Business Forum on Europe event in cooperation with USCIB and Sidley Austin LLP. Speaker: The Hon. Benita Ferrero-Waldner, EU Commissioner for External Relations and European Neighborhood Policy, European Commission, Brussels. "The Transatlantic Relationship: A Balance Sheet."

September 18, 2006. American Business Forum on Europe event Speaker: The Hon. Ole von Beust (CDU), First Mayor of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Germany. "The New International Cooperation in Port Logistics and Aircraft Manufacturing (Airbus). How Hamburg Meets Today's Challenges."  

June 5, 2006   American Business Forum on Europe event Speaker: Ambassador Feisal Amin al-Istrabadi, Permanent Mission of Iraq to the United Nations. "Iraq, the EU and the U.S.: Challenges and Opportunities of an Economic Relationship"

May 22, 2006 American Business Forum on Europe event Speaker: The Hon. Jonathan Evans, Member of the European Parliament. "The EU-US Summit in June '06 and the Impact on Transatlantic Investments".

April 27, 2006American Business Forum on Europe event Speaker: Dr. Brigitta Blaha, Consul General of Austria in New York. "The European Union under the current leadership of Austria".

March 21, 2006 American Business Forum on Europe event Speaker: Larry Kellner, Chairman & CEO Continental Airlines. "The International Airline Industry Today & Tomorrow: The Big New Trends".

March 21, 2006 American Business Forum on Europe event Speaker: Ambassador John G. Bruton, Head of Delegation of the European Commission to the United States. "The Future of the EU-US Economic & Political Relationship". 

March 9th, 2006  American Business Forum on Europe event Speaker:  Zarin Mehta, President & Executive Director, New York Philharmonic Orchestra.  "The New York Philharmonic Orchestra as Cultural Ambassador of the United States."  

February 16, 2006  "Exploring Profitable Opportunities for Brooklyn in Europe," Brooklyn Goes Global in cooperation with the European-American Business Organization, Inc.

January 25, 2006  American Business Forum on Europe event  "New Legal Developments and their Impact on US-EU-German Business," Presentations by the Law Firms Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, NYC and Gleiss Lutz, Stuttgart-Berlin-Frankfurt-Munich.