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Securing Europe’s Energy Future: A Transatlantic View

May 23, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

Please note this event will now take place in Room SD-138*Opening remarks by: H.E. Piotr Wilczek Ambassador Embassy of Poland Keynote speakers:   The Hon. Ron Johnson US Senator (R-WI) H.E. Prof Zdzisław Krasnodębski Vice President European Parliament Discussion and Q&A: H.E. Piotr Naimski Secretary of State Chancellery of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland H.E. Reinhard Buetikofer Member European Parliament Ms. Sandra Oudkirk Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Diplomacy, Bureau of Energy Resources US Department of State Prof. Brenda Shaffer Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center Atlantic Council Dr. Edward Chow Senior Fellow, Energy and National Security Program Center for Strategic and International Studies Moderated by: Amb. Richard Morningstar Founding Chairman, Global Energy Center Atlantic Council Please join the Atlantic Council and the Embassy of the Republic of Poland on Wednesday, May 23 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. for a wide-ranging discussion on European energy security. This conversation will include topics such as the energy transition, Nord Stream 2, and the role of gas in bolstering European energy security and the US-Europe energy relationship. The Hon. Ron Johnson, US Senator (R-WI) and H.E. Prof Zdzisław Krasnodębski, Vice President of the European Parliament, will each provide keynote remarks, followed by a panel discussion featuring speakers from both sides of the Atlantic. Join us on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 138 for what promises to be a fascinating discussion. This event is on-the-record and open to the media. Click here to RSVP.


May 23, 2018
3:00 pm