Building off the success of last year’s Inaugural Members’ Conference, this year’s conference also featured leading policy thinkers and Members in conversation about global challenges.

The links below provide summaries of each session.

Town Hall Conversation

Hon. Zbigniew Brzezinski,^ National Security Advisor to President Jimmy Carter
In conversation with Frederick Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council

BREAKOUT CONVERSATIONS 1

Session A – Cyber-Statecraft: How do we address a world of new dangers?

Charles Croom, Vice President, Cyber Security Solutions, Lockheed Martin Corporation
Paul Twomey,** Founder, Argo Pacific; Former President and CEO of ICANN
Moderated by Franklin D. Kramer,** Former Assistant Secretary of Defense

Session B – Ankara’s Course and its Consequences: What is the impact of a changing Turkey?

Henri Barkey, Visiting Scholar, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Professor, Lehigh University
Ana Palacio,** Former Foreign Minister of Spain; Former Member of European Parliament
Ross Wilson, Director, Atlantic Council Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center; Former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey
Moderated by Frances Burwell, Vice President and Director, Transatlantic Relations Program, Atlantic Council

Session C – Atlantic Divide: The Danger of Financial Divergence

Paula Dobriansky,** Former Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs
Douglas Elliott, Fellow, Economic Studies, Initiative on Business and Public Policy, The Brookings Institution
Brian C.McK. Henderson,** Senior Advisor, Espirito Santo Financial Group, SA
Frank Kelly,** Managing Director & Head, Government Affairs, Deutsche Bank Americas
Angel Ubide, Director of Global Economics, Tudor Investment Corporation; Member, Atlantic Council Global Growth Task Force
Moderated by Alexei Monsarrat, Director, Program on Global Business and Economics, Atlantic Council

BREAKOUT CONVERSATIONS 2

Session D – Transatlantic Homeland Security Cooperation: Can we stop the next 9/11?

Carol DiBattiste,* Senior Vice President for Privacy, Security, Compliance & Government Affairs, LexisNexis
Mikael Hagström,* Executive Vice President, SAS Institute
Jesper Gronvall, Homeland Security Special Advisor, Embassy of Sweden
Moderated by John Raidt, Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council

Session E – Afghanistan Beyond 2011: How do we get it right?

Clare Lockhart, Co-Founder and CEO, Institute for State Effectiveness
John Tien, Senior Director for Afghanistan and Pakistan, National Security Staff, Executive Office of the President, the White House
Moderated by Shuja Nawaz, Director, South Asia Center, Atlantic Council

Session F – How is China Changing the World Economy?

Tim Adams,** Managing Director, The Lindsey Group
Philip Lader,** Chairman, WPP plc; Senior Advisor, Morgan Stanley; Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom
Stuart Eizenstat,** Head of International Trade & Finance, Covington & Burling; Former Deputy Secretary of the Treasury
Moderated by Albert Keidel, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council

Town Hall Luncheon Conversation

Senator Chuck Hagel,** Chairman, Atlantic Council
In conversation with Frederick Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council

BREAKOUT CONVERSATIONS 3

Session G – The Nuclear Future: Zero nukes or a new proliferation?

Richard R. Burt,** Managing Director, McLarty Associates; Former Lead Negotiator for the START Treaty
Jan Lodal,** Former Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
Frank Miller,** Principal, Scowcroft Group; Former Special Assistant to President George W. Bush
Moderated by Damon Wilson, Vice President and Director, Program on International Security, Atlantic Council

Session H – Russia Reset and Completing Europe Whole and Free: Can we do both at the same time?

Michael Calvey,** Founder and Co-Managing Partner, Baring Vostok Capital Partners
Adrian Karatnycky,* Former President, Freedom House; Nonresident Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council
Eugene Rumer, National Intelligence Officer for Russia and Eurasia, National Intelligence Council
Maciej Witucki,** Chief Executive, Polish Telecom
Moderated by Frances Burwell, Vice President and Director, Transatlantic Relations Program, Atlantic Council

Session I – The Race with China for Energy in Africa: What are the implications?

Martin Kimani, Acting Director, Atlantic Council Michael S. Ansari Africa Center
Richard Lawson,** Chairman, Energy and Environment Program, Atlantic Council
George Moose,** Former Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs
Moderated by Nancy J. Walker, Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council Michael S. Ansari Africa Center

BREAKOUT CONVERSATIONS 4

Session J – The Future of NATO: What will it take to save the Alliance?

Kori Schake, Former Director for Defense Strategy and Requirements, National Security Council
Harlan Ullman, Founder, Kiloween Group; Senior Advisor, Atlantic Council
Kurt Volker, Former U.S. Ambassador to NATO; Senior Advisor, Atlantic Council
Moderated by Damon Wilson, Vice President and Director, Program on International Security, Atlantic Council

Session K – The U.S. – Iran Relationship: How to handle a nuclear Iran?

Barbara Slavin, Author, Bitter Friends, Bosom Enemies: Iran, the U.S., and the Twisted Path to Confrontation
Michael Singh, Former Senior Director for Middle East Affairs, National Security Council
Moderated by Mark Brzezinski, Partner, McGuire Woods

Session L – Deep Horizon: What are the long-term implications for energy policy?

C. Boyden Gray,** Former U.S. Special Envoy for European Union Affairs and for Eurasian Energy
J. Robinson West,** Chairman, Founder and CEO, PFC Energy
Moderated by John Lyman, Director, Energy and Environment Program, Atlantic Council

Town Hall Conversation

Lt. General Brent Scowcroft,**^ Former National Security Advisor; Chairman, Atlantic Council International Advisory Board
In conversation with Frederick Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council


* Atlantic Council Member
** Atlantic Council Board Director
^ International Advisory Board Member