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#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.


Global Energy Forum

The Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum is the premiere international gathering of government, industry, and thought leaders to set the energy agenda for the year. Now in its fifth year, the Forum has emerged as the go-to energy conference to discuss the geopolitical and market issues confronting the energy industry in the coming year, develop new partnerships, and demonstrate thought leadership on global energy trends.


Distinguished Leadership Awards

Dubbed as Washington’s “Oscars” for international achievement, the Distinguished Leadership Awards celebrates the highest achieving individuals who have contributed to the Atlantic Council mission of shaping the global future together.

Mon, Mar 1, 2021

Breaking the tie: Security and stability in Belarus

Online Event The domestic stalemate in Belarus presents a strategic security problem for the Kremlin and may test the resolve of policymakers in Washington and Brussels.

10:00am Belarus Democratic Transitions European Union Russia

Mon, Mar 1, 2021

A conversation with US Senator Dan Sullivan

Online Event AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – Senator Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) discusses the future of US strategy toward China and "The Longer Telegram," a recent Atlantic Council Strategy Paper.


Tue, Mar 2, 2021

EnergySource Innovation Stream with Energinet: The world’s first energy islands—hubs for aggregation and distribution of offshore wind power

Online Event Hanne Storm Edlefsen, vice president of Energinet, discusses how Denmark is establishing the world’s first energy islands, marking the beginning of a new era for large-scale offshore wind power.

9:00am Energy & Environment Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy

Tue, Mar 2, 2021

The global economy in 2021: A conversation with the chief economists of Goldman Sachs and Citibank

Online Event 2020 was the worst year for global economic growth since World War II. What does 2021 have in store? Jan Hatzius, Chief Economist for Goldman Sachs and Catherine Mann, Global Chief Economist for Citibank discuss the global economy in 2021.

9:30am Economy & Business