Global Energy Forum

The Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum in Abu Dhabi is the premier international gathering of government, industry, and thought leaders to set the global energy agenda for the year and anticipate and respond to the dramatic changes in the world of energy.

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Wed, Jan 15, 2020

Reflections on 25 years of US policy in the Middle East

The past three decades have seen massive US military and diplomatic engagements in the Middle East and events that will continue to shape the world for years to come. What are the lessons learned, and how is the United States positioned to meet its goals?

11:30am Washington DC

Tue, Jan 14, 2020

InterNYET Screening: The rise and fall of the Russian Internet and the threat of Putin’s ‘foreign agent’ law

The story of the Internet in Russia, from the rise of the RuNet to the construction of a Kremlin-administered “sovereign Internet,” is fundamentally a story about Russian society under President Vladimir Putin.

4:30pm Washington DC

Tue, Jan 14, 2020

The future Army in great-power competition

In a renewed era of great-power competition, Army Chief of Staff James C. McConville joins the Atlantic Council's Commanders Series to discusses how the Army is preparing itself for the future of geostrategic competition and military conflict.

9:00am Washington DC

Fri, Jan 10, 2020

2020 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.

8:30am Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates