WROCŁAW GLOBAL FORUM 2016:
AGENDA



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WROCŁAW GLOBAL FORUM 2016:
AGENDA



Thursday, June 2, 2016

10:00

Registration opens at Wrocław Congress Center

14:00

Welcome

Location: Auditorium

14:20

Conversation – Keeping Europe Safe

Location: Auditorium

The Hon. Paula Dobriansky, Senior Fellow, JFK Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University
H.E. Tina Khidasheli, Minister of Defense of Georgia
H.E. Linas Linkevičius, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania
Krzysztof Szczerski, Secretary of State, Chancellery of the President, Republic of Poland
Damon Wilson, Executive Vice President, Programs and Strategy, Atlantic Council

Moderator: Kevin O’Brien, Editor-in-Chief, Handelsblatt Global Edition

15:30

Keynote – Poland and the NATO Summit – Meeting our Security Challenges

Location: Auditorium

H.E. Witold Waszczykowski, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland

Introduced by: Sławomir Dębski, Director, The Polish Institute of International Affairs

16:00

Coffee Break

Location: Foyer

16:30-17:45

Plenary Panel 1 ― Ukraine, Russia, and Europe’s Eastern Neighbors

Location: Auditorium

Sławomir Dębski, Director, The Polish Institute of International Affairs
Adam Eberhardt, Director, Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW)
Evelyn Farkas, Former US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense and Nonresident Senior Fellow, Future Europe Initiative, Atlantic Council
Natalie Jaresko, former Minister of Finance of Ukraine
Mikhail Kasyanov, Chairman, People’s Freedom Party of Russia

Moderator: John Herbst, Director, Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center, Atlantic Council

17:45-19:00

Plenary Panel 2 —Competitiveness in a Challenging Global Economy

Location: Auditorium

Jan Krzysztof Bielecki, former Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland
Lee Feinstein, Former US Ambassador to Poland and Dean, Indiana University
Marietje Schaake, Member of the European Parliament
Maciej Witucki, CEO Work Service

Moderator: Frances Burwell, Vice President, European Union and Special Initiatives, Atlantic Council

19:00

Welcome Reception hosted by the Mayor of Wrocław and PISM

Location: Four Domes Pavilion at the Wrocław Congress Center: ul. Wystawowa 1, 51-618 Wrocław

21:00

Buses depart for hotels

Friday, June 3, 2016

Location: Wrocław Congress Center: ul. Wystawowa 1, 51-618 Wrocław

Morning

8:00

Registration opens at Wroclaw Congress Center

9:00 - 10:00

Plenary Panel 3 ― US Foreign Policy after the Election: Europe and the World | Auditorium

Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., Chairman, Atlantic Council
Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate    
Representative Jan Schakowsky, US House of Representatives                              

Moderator: Jacek Stawiski, TVN24 BiS

 

10:00 - 10:45

Conversation― Building Economies for the 21st Century | Auditorium

Marek Belka, President, National Bank of Poland
Andrius Kubilius, former Prime Minister of Lithuania

Moderator: Henry Foy, Central Europe Correspondent, Financial Times

10:45 - 11:00

Coffee Break | Foyer

10:15

Keynote| Auditorium

H.E. Tomasz Siemoniak, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Defence of the Republic of Poland

Introduced by: Frederick Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council

11:00 - 12:15

Plenary Panel 4 —The Future of Europe: Democracy and Society under Pressure? | Auditorium

Mathew Burrows, Director, Strategic Foresight Initiative, Atlantic Council
Ana Gomes, Member of the European Parliament
Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze, Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, Ukraine
Zdzisław Krasnodębski, Member of the European Parliament
Konrad Szymański, Secretary of State for European Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland
Horst Teltschik, former National Security Advisor to German Chancellor Helmut Kohl

Moderator: David Ensor, Executive Vice President, Atlantic Council

12:15 - 15:30

Lunch Break (buffet) | Bistro & Terrace

13:30 - 14:45

Plenary Panel 5 — NATO’s Future and the Warsaw Summit | Auditorium

The Hon. Rose Gottemoeller, US Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security
Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate
Brig. Gen. James J. Mingus, Deputy Commanding General, 4th Infantry Division, US Army
Paweł Soloch, Secretary of State, Head of the National Security Bureau of Poland
Alexander Vershbow, Deputy Secretary General of NATO
                                               
Moderator: Frederick Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council

15:00 - 16:00

Café Conversations

  • Defense and Technology in an Era of New Challenges | Rooms C/D

Piotr Łukasiewicz, Head, Warsaw Security Forum
Vago Muradian, Defense Analyst
William Schmieder, President, Raytheon International Inc., Europe

Moderator: Marek Świerczyński, Polityka Insight

  • Digital Summit @WGF: Building a Transatlantic Marketplace: From TTIP to the Digital Economy | Room B

 The Hon. Anthony Gardner, US Ambassador to the European Union
Anna Jakubowski, Director General for Poland and the Baltics, The Coca-Cola Company
Katarzyna Kacperczyk, Under Secretary of State for Economic Diplomacy, the Americas, Asia, and Europe, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland
Kaja Kallas, Member of the European Parliament

Moderator: Tyson Barker, Senior Research Fellow, Brandenburg Institute for Security and Society

  • The United States and Poland: Ever Closer Partnership? | Restaurant

 The Hon. Paul Jones, US Ambassador to Poland
Zbigniew Lewicki, Chairman of the Board, The Polish Institute of International Affairs
Piotr Wilczek, Professor, University of Warsaw

Moderator: Michał Szuldrzyński, Deputy Managing Editor, Rzeczpospolita

 

16:15 - 17:15

Plenary Panel 6 — From War to Migration to Terrorism: Transatlantic Security and the Middle East | Auditorium

Shaukat Aziz, former Prime Minister of Pakistan
Frederic C. Hof, Director, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, Atlantic Council
Moushira Khattab, former Minister of Family and Population, Egypt
Representative Ted Poe, US House of Representatives
Patrycja Sasnal, Head of the Middle East and North Africa Project, The Polish Institute of International Affairs

Moderator: Stephen Grand, Executive Director, Middle East Strategy Task Force, Atlantic Council

17:15

Closing Remarks

17:45

Buses return to hotels

 

Atlantic Council Freedom Awards

Location: Multifunctional Hall, Wrocław Congress Center: ul. Wystawowa 1, 51-618 Wrocław

 

Fountain & Lights: A Special Show| Open-air Terrace













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