Denver, CO

September 16-18, 2019

On September 16th, CNAS and GMF will head to Denver, Colorado for the 9th stop in the “Across the Pond, In the Field” project. We look forward to hearing about the foreign policy issues that are on the forefront of Coloradans' minds.

Denver Metro Area Chamber of Commerce Breakfast
The team will meet with the Denver Metro Area Chamber of Commerce for a breakfast discussion.
How to Build an Innovative and Inclusive Economy in Denver
After breakfast, the team will meet with Denver Economic Development and Opportunity and the Denver Business Journal Editor-in-Chief and Economic Development Reporter to discuss how to build an innovative and inclusive economy in Denver.
Transatlantic Approaches to Emerging Global Challenges
The team will have a discussion with students and faculty at the University of Denver, moderated by Ambassador Chris Hill, on transatlantic approaches to emerging global challenges.
Town Hall Discussion
The team will head to the Metropolitan State University of Denver for a town hall discussion with MSU students and faculty.
Congressional Meetings
The afternoon will include meetings with State Senator Kerry Donovan, State Representative Leslie Herod, and Mayor Michael Hancock.
Panel with WorldDenver
The evening will close with a panel discussion hosted by WorldDenver, the World Affairs Council in Denver, and moderated by award-winning journalist Greg Dobbs.

Meet The Panel

Dr. Karen Donfried
President, German Marshall Fund of the United States

Dr. Karen Donfried is president of the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF), a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening transatlantic cooperation.

Read her full bio here.

Ivan Korčok
Ambassador of Slovakia to the United States

Ambassador Korčok has dedicated his career to diplomatic service and has held many high-level positions in representation of the Slovak Republic abroad.

Read his full bio here.

Armando Varricchio
Ambassador of Italy to the United States

Armando Varricchio presented his credentials as ambassador of Italy to Washington on March 2, 2016, where he had previously served as head of the Economic, Trade, and Scientific Affairs Section from 2002 until 2006.

Read his full bio here.

Dr. Andrea Kendall-Taylor
Senior Fellow and Director, Transatlantic Security Program, CNAS

Andrea Kendall-Taylor is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Transatlantic Security Program at the Center for a New American Security.

Read her full bio here.