Wirtschaftstag USA

06/25/2018 | 01:30 PM
- 05:00 PM
Haus der Commerzbank | Pariser Platz 1, 10117 Berlin

On June 25, the German American Chambers of Commerce in cooperation with the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry will host the "Wirtschaftstag USA" in Berlin, Germany. The event addresses both political representatives as well as German businesses, which are interested in establishing and expanding economic relationships with the USA. The exchange of ideas and discussions between political and economic representatives will be at the focus of this event.



1:30 pm


2:00 pm


Welcome Remarks

Roland Boehm
Divisional Board Member for Corporates International,
Commerzbank AG

Dr. Volker Treier
Deputy CEO,
Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry

2:15 pm


Thomas Bareiß
MdB, Parliamentary State Secretary at the
Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy

2:30 pm

Panel I: Taking stock after one year: Current development of
transatlantic collaborations under Donald Trump (German)

Moderation: Dr. Volker Treier (Deputy CEO, Association of
German Chambers of Commerce and Industry)

Daniel Andrich
President and CEO,
Representative of German Industry and Trade

Peter Beyer
Coordinator of Transatlantic Cooperation
at the Federal Foreign Office (tbc)

Dr. Berend Diekmann
Head of Unit North America,
German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy

Alexander Kulitz
MdB, Member of the federal parliament for the
Freie Demokraten

John McCaslin
Minister-Counselor for Commercial Affairs,
U.S. Embassy to Germany

3:30 pm

Coffee Break

4:00 pm

Panel II: Energy Policy Germany vs. USA (English)

Moderation: Kristian Wolf, CEO, Representative of
German Business for the Western United States

Dr. Falk R. Bömeke
Unit for international cooperation in energy policy,
Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Steve Brick

Senior Advisor/Non-resident Senior Fellow,
Clean Air Task Force/Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Frank Peter
Deputy Executive Director and Head of Team Germany,
Agora Energiewende

Eva Schulz-Kamm
Global Head Government Affairs,
Siemens AG

5:00 pm

End of Event




Participation is free of charge but does require registration.