10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Raynor Memorial Libraries, Beaumier Suites (lower level)
H.E. Pjer Šimunović
Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the United States of America
Pjer Šimunović is Croatia’s Ambassador to the United States since September 2017. Before assuming his Ambassadorship, together with a career in international affairs journalism and academic research he served in various high-level positions in the Croatian Government, in the fields of national security, defense and diplomacy.
H.E. Jonatan Vseviov
Ambassador of Estonia to the United States
Jonatan Vseviov serves as Estonia´s Ambassador to the United States since August 2018. This is his third diplomatic posting in Washington, DC.
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.
Adjunct Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security Program, CNAS
James Joye Townsend Jr. is an adjunct senior fellow in the CNAS Transatlantic Security Program.
After eight years as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (DASD) for European and NATO Policy, Jim Townsend completed more than two decades of work on European and NATO policy in the Pentagon, at NATO and at the Atlantic Council.