Event Recaps

Summary of the breakout conversation "The U.S. - Iran Relationship: How to handle a nuclear Iran?" at the 2010 Annual Members' Conference.

Participants:

Barbara Slavin, Author, Bitter Friends, Bosom Enemies: Iran, the U.S., and the Twisted Path to Confrontation
Michael Singh, Former Senior Director for Middle East Affairs, National Security Council
Moderated by Mark Brzezinski, Partner, McGuire Woods

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Summary of the breakout conversation "The Future of NATO: What will it take to save the Alliance?" at the 2010 Annual Members' Conference.

Participants:

Kori Schake, Former Director for Defense Strategy and Requirements, National Security Council
Harlan Ullman, Founder, Kiloween Group; Senior Advisor, Atlantic Council
Kurt Volker, Former U.S. Ambassador to NATO; Senior Advisor, Atlantic Council
Moderated by Damon Wilson, Vice President and Director, Program on International Security, Atlantic Council

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Summary of the breakout conversation "The Race with China for Energy in Africa: What are the implications?" at the 2010 Annual Members' Conference.

Participants:

Martin Kimani, Acting Director, Atlantic Council Michael S. Ansari Africa Center
Richard Lawson, Chairman, Energy and Environment Program, Atlantic Council
George Moose, Former Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs
Moderated by Nancy J. Walker, Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council Michael S. Ansari Africa Center

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Summary of the breakout conversation "Russia Reset and Completing Europe Whole and Free: Can we do both at the same time?" at the 2010 Annual Members' Conference.

Participants:

Michael Calvey, Founder and Co-Managing Partner, Baring Vostok Capital Partners
Adrian Karatnycky, Former President, Freedom House; Nonresident Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council
Eugene Rumer, National Intelligence Officer for Russia and Eurasia, National Intelligence Council
Maciej Witucki, Chief Executive, Polish Telecom
Moderated by Frances Burwell, Vice President and Director, Transatlantic Relations Program, Atlantic Council

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Summary of the breakout conversation "The Nuclear Future: Zero nukes or a new proliferation?" at the 2010 Annual Members' Conference.

Participants:

Richard R. Burt, Managing Director, McLarty Associates; Former Lead Negotiator for the START Treaty
Jan Lodal, Former Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
Frank Miller, Principal, Scowcroft Group; Former Special Assistant to President George W. Bush
Moderated by Damon Wilson, Vice President and Director, Program on International Security, Atlantic Council

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Summary of the breakout conversation "How is China Changing the World Economy?" at the 2010 Annual Members' Conference.

Panelists:

Tim Adams, Managing Director, The Lindsey Group
Philip Lader, Chairman, WPP plc; Senior Advisor, Morgan Stanley; Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom
Stuart Eizenstat, Head of International Trade & Finance, Covington & Burling; Former Deputy Secretary of the Treasury
Moderated by Albert Keidel, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council

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Summary of the breakout conversation "Afghanistan Beyond 2011: How do we get it right?" at the 2010 Annual Members' Conference.

Participants:

Clare Lockhart, Co-Founder and CEO, Institute for State Effectiveness
John Tien, Senior Director for Afghanistan and Pakistan, National Security Staff, Executive Office of the President, the White House
Moderated by Shuja Nawaz, Director, South Asia Center, Atlantic Council

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Summary of the breakout conversation "Atlantic Divide: The Danger of Financial Divergence" at the 2010 Annual Members' Conference.

Participants:

Paula Dobriansky, Former Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs
Douglas Elliott, Fellow, Economic Studies, Initiative on Business and Public Policy, The Brookings Institution
Brian C.McK. Henderson, Senior Advisor, Espirito Santo Financial Group, SA
Frank Kelly, Managing Director & Head, Government Affairs, Deutsche Bank Americas
Angel Ubide, Director of Global Economics, Tudor Investment Corporation; Member, Atlantic Council Global Growth Task Force
Moderated by Alexei Monsarrat, Director, Program on Global Business and Economics, Atlantic Council

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Summary of the breakout conversation "Ankara's Course and its Consequences: What is the impact of a changing Turkey?" at the 2010 Annual Members' Conference.

Participants:

Henri Barkey, Visiting Scholar, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Professor, Lehigh University
Ana Palacio, Former Foreign Minister of Spain; Former Member of European Parliament
Ross Wilson, Director, Atlantic Council Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center; Former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey
Moderated by Frances Burwell, Vice President and Director, Transatlantic Relations Program, Atlantic Council

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Building off the success of last year's Inaugural Members' Conference, this year's conference also featured leading policy thinkers and Members in conversation about global challenges.

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