The role of cyber in modern conflicts

Foreign Policy/ Security

The panel will discuss the role of cyber in times of modern conflict. Panelists will exchange perspectives on the ways cyber technologies, such as cyber weapons, reshape national security. In...

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Old and new challenges to democracy

Democracy

The panel will analyze domestic challenges faced by democracies on both sides of the Atlantic. Familiar challenges like threats from extreme political positions will be discussed, as well as emerging...

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Diversity – A Conversation with Janina Kugel

Civil Society

Member of multiple supervisory boards and former Chief Human Resource Officer at Siemens, Janina Kugel is one of the most prominent and acclaimed voices in Germany for the pursuit of...

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Inflation – a tale of two continents

Economy

The panel will address the challenge of rising inflations on both sides of the Atlantic, including an analysis of the manifold drivers of the recent spike in consumer prices. Panelists...

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Fußball or Football – What’s the real deal?

Sports

In this panel, the New England Patriots and Eintracht Frankfurt will discuss the role and importance of football and soccer (‘Fußball’) in their respective communities. It is quite impressive that...

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China’s challenge to Western hegemony

Foreign Policy/ Security

The panel will investigate the way China challenges the Western world order, by questioning values that the West considers universal, by rejecting the notion of multilateralism and the strengthening of...

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Public Debt in the 21st century

Economy

The panel will focus on the shifted discourse on public debt and the importance of fiscal policy towards more flexible debt limits, and the impacts as it reaches Europe. Panelists...

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Digitization of Governments and the Public Sector

Technology

The panel will investigate the ideal ecosystem for public sector innovation and digitization. Sharing successful examples and future visions, panelists will explore the influence of innovation from within the public...

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Innovation for Climate Mitigation

Sustainability & Climate Change

The panel will investigate conditions for climate innovation (both technology and approaches) in the US and Germany, especially in hard-to-abate sectors. By discussing the different approaches for promoting innovation and...

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