Stephen F. Austin State University


Transatlantic Conference - Program
Which Transatlantic Relationship After the Global Crisis?

University of St. Thomas
Houston, Texas USA

October 3, 2011

1:30 Welcome and Overview

The Global Crisis: The Path To The World Afterwards

EU Perspective: Franck Biancheri, Director, LEAP (Laboratoire Européen d'Anticipation Politique), Coordinator of GEAB (Global Europe Anticipation Bulletin), and author of World Crisis: The Path to the World Afterwards

US Perspective: Ambassador Richard Norland, Deputy Commandant and International Affairs Advisor at the National War College

Moderator: Dr. Hans Stockton, Director of the Center for International Studies, University of St. Thomas

Panel Discussion

Audience Q & A

3:30 Coffee Break
4:00 Conclusions

October 4, 2011

9:00 Welcome

The Global Crisis: The Futures of the Europe Union and United States

EU Perspective: Harald Greib, a member of the Board of Administration of Europe 2020, a website promoting research into the European Union's capacity to face the challenges of the 21st century; and author of C'était au temps où Bruxelles rêvait.

US Perspective: Dr. Zsolt Nyiri, Director, Transatlantic Trends, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

Moderator: Dr. Ursula Muenzel, International Consultant and Adjunct Professor of European International Studies

Panel Discussion

Audience Q & A

11:00 Coffee Break
11:30 Conclusions
12:00 Lunch Roundtable: The Honorable Frederic Bontems, Consul General of France; The Honorable Roland Herrmann, Consul General of Germany; The Honorable Fabrizio Nava, Consul General of Italy

The Global Crisis and the Future of the Transatlantic Relationship

EU Perspective: Adrian Taylor, CEO of 4Sing: Foresight and Strategy for Security and Sustainability in Governance and former Director of Strategy at the European School of Governance in Berlin, and Director of Public Sector Strategies for Think Tools GmbH.

US Perspective: Dr. Daniel Hamilton, Director of the Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University.

Moderator: Dr. Brian Murphy, Dean of the College of Liberal and Applied Arts, Stephen F. Austin State University

Panel Discussion

Audience Q & A

3:00 Coffee Break
3:30 Conclusions
4:00 Policy Recommendations and Next Steps