14 December 2010
9.00 – 17.30, followed by a reception
The Royal Horseguards
One Whitehall Place
2 Whitehall Court
London SW1A 2EJ
With apologies to those of you who have already seen and responded to the previous version of this notice, please find below further details of the Federal Trust, Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Global Policy Institute joint conference entitled “Germany and Britain – Converging or Diverging?” in London on 14 December 2010.
The conference will explore whether the new coalition government in the UK could lead to a new dynamic in the relationship between the UK and Germany. The event will address key topics currently at the heart of the Anglo-German relationship in several sessions:
9.30 – 11.00: Positions and Measures for fighting an Economic Crisis
Speakers: Dr Ulrich Hoppe, Director General, German British Chamber of Industry & Commerce
Graham Bishop, Founder, grahambishop.com
11.30 – 13.00: Austerity in Defence and Security Budgets
Speakers: Dr Christian Mölling, German Institute for International und Security Affairs
Professor Malcolm Chalmers, Professorial Fellow, RUSI
14.00 – 15.30 Europe: United in Diversity
Speakers: Almut Möller, German Council on Foreign Relations
Prof William Paterson OBE, former Director of the Institute for German Studies, University Birmingham
16.00 – 17.30 Germany and Britain: Old Partners, new Dynamics?
Speakers: Maurice Fraser, Senior Fellow, London School of Economics
Professor Friedbert Pflüger, former Parliamentary Under State Secretary, Member of the State Parliament Berlin, Director European Centre for Energy and Resource Security King’s College
We hope that you will be able to join us for some or all of our conference.
If you would like to attend this event, please reply to Ulrike Rüb-Taylor on [email protected] or 020 7320 3045. There are a limited number of places left.