#ACFrontPage events

#ACFrontPage harnesses the convening power and expertise of the Council’s fourteen programs and centers to spotlight the world’s most prominent leaders and the most compelling ideas across sectors. The virtual platform engages new audiences eager for nonpartisan and constructive solutions to current global challenges. This widely promoted 45-minute program features the Council’s most important guests and content serving as the highlight of our programming each week.

Flagship event

August 2 – 6, 2021

2021 Veterans Advanced Energy Week

The 5th annual Veterans Advanced Energy Week brings together veterans, active duty, military spouses, and reservists to learn about energy security, engage with energy professionals, and access new career and educational opportunities.

Flagship event

June 22-25, 2021

The Digital Forensic Research Lab presented the third annual 360/Open SummitJune 22 through June 25. We brought together our team of experts across six continents with policy makers, journalists, civil society, and industry for four days of cutting-edge programming focused on human rights and democracy in a hyperconnected, online world. 

AC Selects

Afghanistan, counterterrorism, and the 20th anniversary of 9/11

The AC Selects is a collection of our best moments from this week’s events. New episodes every Friday. In case you missed it, watch last week’s episode here!

Mon, Sep 27, 2021

Leading oil and gas into a net-zero world

Online Event The Global Energy Center hosts a virtual discussion on the role of oil and gas in a net-zero world, featuring H.E. Mohammad Barkindo, Secretary General, Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ; Helima Croft of RBC Capital Markets; and Majid Jafar of Crescent Petroleum.

8:30am Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions Middle East

Mon, Sep 27, 2021

After Afghanistan: Why Central Asia is more important than ever

Online Event There is an opportunity for the United States to re-engage with Central Asia on key issues. With a resurgent Taliban in power to the south, an increasingly assertive China to the east, and a revanchist Russia to the north, the region is more important than ever.

10:30am Afghanistan Central Asia Economy & Business Politics & Diplomacy

Tue, Sep 28, 2021

Transitional justice and accountability in Libya

Online Event A discussion on legal reform and prosecution of international crimes; mass graves and forensic analysis; and promoting transitional justice and accountability in Libya.

9:00am Democratic Transitions Human Rights Libya Middle East

Tue, Sep 28, 2021

2021 Atlantic Council – Korea Foundation Forum

Online Event The Atlantic Council-Korea Foundation Forum is an annual conference hosted by the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security’s Asia Security Initiative that brings together US and ROK officials and experts to develop forward-looking recommendations for the US-ROK alliance.

10:45am Climate Change & Climate Action East Asia Economy & Business Indo-Pacific