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Annual events

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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Fri, Jul 10, 2020

EnergySource Innovation Stream: Artificial intelligence-based cybersecurity for remote critical infrastructure in the energy industry

ONLINE EVENT – Leo Simonovich, Vice President and Global Head for Industrial Cyber and Digital Security at Siemens Energy and Sridhar Sudarsan, Chief Technology Officer at SparkCognition, discuss how artificial intelligence-based technologies can help the energy industry defend remote critical infrastructure from escalating cyberattacks.


Fri, Jul 10, 2020

Has the time come for a Marshall Plan for Africa?

ONLINE EVENT - As African states face the coronavirus pandemic and the first pan-African recession in twenty-five years, has the time come for a Marshall Plan for Africa?


Thu, Jul 9, 2020

US-Mexico ties: A post-official working visit readout

ONLINE EVENT – What were the major accomplishments of the trip? To what extent did the meetings address irritants to the relationship? What are the immediate next steps for building on issues discussed in the series of White House meetings?


Thu, Jul 9, 2020

Challenging convention: Charting a course for the New American Engagement Initiative

ONLINE EVENT — Which of the assumptions guiding US foreign policy are no longer fit for purpose? How can the United States learn from past mistakes and develop more productive and responsible modes of engagement?