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Agenda: 10th Annual Great Decisions Conference

November 3 @ 8:00 am CDT

The Future of Europe

Minneapolis Central Library, Pohlad Hall

PROPOSED AGENDA                                                                                                                Print Version

8:00 am Registration Opens, Continental Breakfast Available – 2nd Floor Atrium
8:30 am Welcome and Opening Remarks – Pohlad Hall
Carol Engebretson Byrne, Global Minnesota
The Future of US-European Relations
Tom Hanson, Diplomat in Residence, Alworth Institute, University of Minnesota-Duluth
Tom Hanson will explain the social, economic, and political forces driving the dramatic changes
taking place in Europe and how these changes will affect the future of U.S.-European relations.
Keynote Presentation: Brexit and Beyond
David Rennie, Washington Bureau Chief, The Economist
Coffee Break – 2nd Floor Atrium
Europe 2018: A Panel Discussion of Nationalism, Trade, Migration, and Security
A panel of distinguished European journalists and scholars will examine Europeans’ hopes and fears
as they relate to migration and national identity, trade and economic insecurity, terrorism and domestic and international security.
Panelists:
David Rennie, Washington Bureau Chief, The Economist
Sonia Dridi, U.S. Correspondent for France 24, BFM TV, and Europe 1 radio
Birgit Glorius, Associate Professor of Human Geography, Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany
Moderator:
John Rash, Editorial Writer and Columnist, Star Tribune

Europe and Its Near Abroad – Turkey, Russia, and Points Beyond
Ambassador Ross Wilson

Closing Remarks
Carol Engebretson Byrne, Global Minnesota

12:30 pm Conference Adjourns
Boxed Lunches Available – 2nd Floor Atrium

 

Details

Date:
November 3
Time:
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Organizer

Global Minnesota
Phone:
612.625.1662
Email:
info@globalminnesota.org
Website:
globalminnesota.org

Venue

Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
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Phone:
612.543.5669
Website:
www.hclib.org/about/locations/minneapolis-central-parking