Upcoming events

Wed, Apr 8, 2020

Virtual fireside chat with Francesco La Camera: Renewable energy in the post-pandemic world

ONLINE EVENT – In this virtual fireside chat, Francesco La Camera, Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency, discusses the global renewable energy outlook for the post-pandemic future and the role of international institutions in shaping a new energy reality.


Fri, Apr 10, 2020

EnergySource innovation stream: The path to an electro-molecular economy

ONLINE EVENT – Bill Brown, chief executive officer of NET Power, discusses low-cost, zero-carbon natural gas plants and the electro-molecular economy with Atlantic Council Global Energy Center’s EnergySource Innovation Stream.


Past events

Thu, Dec 19, 2019

The future of Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream: The impact of sanctions legislation

Throughout 2019, Congress has launched multiple legislative efforts to halt Kremlin aggression through stronger sanctions against the Kremlin and its proxies. The 2020 National Defense Authorization Act includes sanctions against companies involved in building the nearly-finished Russian natural gas pipelines to Europe—Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream.

2:00pm Washington DC

Mon, Nov 4, 2019

An assessment of Democratic presidential candidates’ climate and energy policies: Views from across the political spectrum

The 2020 presidential campaign has highlighted the importance of climate change issues to Democratic constituents. As a result of growing activism and awareness surrounding climate and energy issues, Democratic candidates have been forced to formalize energy and climate policies in a way never before seen in an election cycle. Leading energy policy experts from across the political spectrum shed light on the strengths and weaknesses of various Democratic climate and energy plans, their political feasibility, and likely outcomes if implemented.

12:00pm Washington DC

Tue, Nov 5, 2019

Postponed: The State of Ukraine’s Energy Sector

Razumkov Centre experts present on the role of Ukraine’s energy sector in the global energy landscape. Panel discussions focus on the current state of energy in Ukraine, immediate and long-term strategies for reform and development, and Ukraine’s place in the global energy sector.

2:30pm Washington DC

Mon, Oct 21, 2019

The Current Energy Scenario in Bangladesh and Future Possibilities: A Conversation with Dr. Tawfiq-e Elahi Chowdhury

This year’s Global Energy Forum features Dr. Tawfiq-e Elahi Chowdhury, power, energy, and mineral resources affairs adviser to the prime minister of Bangladesh. The Global Energy Center had the chance to host an event with him at Atlantic Council headquarters in October 2019 to discuss Bangladesh’s energy prospects and priorities in an increasingly interconnected region.

3:00pm Washington DC

Tue, Oct 15, 2019

The civilian-military nexus and the role of innovation in nuclear energy event recap

On October 15, 2019, the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center hosted a roundtable discussion, as part of the Nuclear Energy and National Security Coalition (NENSC), to discuss the role of nuclear energy innovation in the civilian-military nexus.

Event Recaps by Global Energy Center

National Security Nuclear Energy

Fri, Nov 1, 2019

Iraq’s political and energy outlook

On November 1, the Atlantic Council’s Iraq Initiative and Global Energy Center hosted an event on what’s next for Iraq amidst historic protests.

9:00am Washington DC

Tue, Aug 13, 2019

2019 Veterans Advanced Energy Summit

On August 13, 2019, over 165 veterans, active duty personnel, reservists, military spouses, and energy professionals convened in downtown Chicago for the Atlantic Council Veterans Advanced Energy Summit to discuss the intersection of national security and advanced energy.

8:30am Chicago Illinois

Thu, Feb 21, 2019

Economic Opportunity in the Energy Transition

On Thursday, February 21, the Atlantic Council’s Global Business and Economics Program’s EuroGrowth Initiative and the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center.co-hosted a roundtable discussion on the economic and energy transition to a low-carbon society.

Event Recap by Global Business & Economics

Economy & Business Energy Transitions

Fri, Feb 1, 2019

The Global Status of CCS: Is US Technology Leadership at Risk?

On January 28, The Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center hosted the US launch of the Global CCS Institute’s signature publication, The Global Status of CCS, first presented at the COP24 United Nations (UN) climate conference in Katowice, Poland. Moderated by David Livingston, the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center’s deputy director for climate & advanced energy, […]

Event Recap by Lauren Thomas

Thu, Nov 29, 2018

Energy experts discuss the role of natural gas in Africa’s energy future

In partnership with the Energy Futures Initiative, the Atlantic Council’s Africa and Global Energy Centers hosted a discussion on November 29 on the role of natural gas in Africa’s energy future, occasioned by the release of Africa50’s new report: Investing in Natural Gas for Africans: Doing Good and Doing Well. The event featured welcoming remarks […]

Event Recap by Africa Center and Global Energy Center

Africa Economy & Business