As the global community continues to grapple with COVID-19 (coronavirus), the Atlantic Council is open for business. All business, meetings, and events, however, are occurring virtually. For more information, please view a statement from our President and CEO.

#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.

Past #ACElections2020 events

Elections 2020: America’s Role in the World is a series of conversations on the top foreign policy priorities for the next four years, featuring the most prominent voices shaping the national dialogue. From the Conventions to the Elections, the series will explore key questions concerning America’s role and interests in the world, bringing a foreign policy perspective to the conversation and addressing the most critical issues at the intersection between the domestic and international spheres.

Annual events

Tue, Sep 22, 2020

Re-envisioning economic statecraft and American power

ONLINE EVENT - A conversation between David McCormick, CEO, Bridgewater Associates, and General Joseph Dunford (ret.), former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on the future of economic statecraft and national security.

1:00pm ONLINE EVENT

Mon, Sep 21, 2020

Grid resilience in the face of extreme weather events

ONLINE EVENT - Expert panelists discuss opportunities and challenges for building electricity grid resilience in the face of extreme weather events.

3:30pm ONLINE EVENT

Mon, Sep 21, 2020

Reporting on 2020: Free press, disinformation, and election integrity

ONLINE EVENT - Leading media voices in tech, national security, and politics join the Digital Forensic Research Lab of the Atlantic Council to discuss how they are preparing to cover the 2020 election and how to best protect it from any potential attempts to sabotage it.

1:00pm ONLINE EVENT

Mon, Sep 21, 2020

Report launch: Why Ukraine’s veterans can’t be forgotten

The war in the Donbas continues to rage on as Ukraine struggles to care for and reintegrate nearly 400,000 veterans and volunteer combatants, a critical issue for Ukraine's security structure and civil society.

9:00am ONLINE EVENT