Following the German elections on September 24, Chancellor Merkel has faced a challenging task in forging a coalition made up of four political parties which did not anticipate becoming partners in government. As negotiations unfold it remains clear that finding common ground is difficult and will require weeks of negotiation. Our agenda will offer an …Read More

The American Institute for Contemporary German Studies invites you to Support the 23rd Annual Honoree  •  Sponsors  •  FAQ  •  About GLAD Honoring Martin H. Richenhagen Chairman, President and CEO, AGCO Date: Location: Attire: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Reception 6PM, Dinner 7PM Cipriani 25 Broadway New York, NY 10004 Black tie optional Register This esteemed award recognizes the achievements of business …Read More

Following the U.S. presidential election on November 8, the debates over economic and foreign policy issues in the U.S. will reverberate well beyond the United States. Several key issues and questions are at stake for the U.S. and Germany, including shared challenges across the Atlantic: terrorist threats, the turbulence in the Middle East, and the …Read More

On behalf of The American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, Jacques Brand, Senior Partner, PJT Partners, Chairman, AICGS, and Jackson Janes, President, AICGS, cordially invite you to attend and support the 22nd annual Global Leadership Award Dinner Honoree  •  Sponsors •  Honorary Co-Chairs  •  FAQ Honoring Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler-Thumann GESELLSCHAFTERIN/PARTNER, INA-HOLDING SCHAEFFLER GMBH & CO. KG Date: Location: Attire: …Read More

  On behalf of The American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, Jacques Brand, CEO of North America and Member of the Group Executive Committee at Deutsche Bank, Chairman, AICGS, and Jackson Janes, President, AICGS, cordially invite you to attend and support the 21st annual Global Leadership Award Dinner Honoree  •  Sponsors  •  FAQ Honoring Dr. …Read More

On November 5, 2015, AICGS convened its fourth annual symposium at Deutsche Bank in New York, which centered on the millennial generation’s role in the evolution of the German-American relationship. The participants focused in particular on the challenges facing international organizations and the young generation’s perception of those institutions. The first panel explored why the …Read More

AICGS was pleased to host a private luncheon discussion on September 16 with special guest Prof. Hans-Werner Sinn, President of the IFO Institute for Economic Research in Munich. The lunch was held in the offices of Alston & Bird. Professor Hans-Werner Sinn is an important and widely respected authority in Germany and enjoys a global reputation. Since 1989, Dr. …Read More

AICGS and the German American Chamber of Commerce co-hosted a business breakfast on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, with Professor Dr. Hans-Werner Sinn, President of the Ifo Institute Munich on “The Euro Trap – and How to Return the Right Path.” Dr. Sinn has been an important and widely respected authority on the Eurozone crisis. During …Read More

AICGS held its third Annual Symposium on Monday, December 15, 2014 in New York City. This Symposium, held the same day as the AICGS Global Leadership Award Dinner, explored Germany and America’s roles in shaping the emerging global order and discussed new avenues for transatlantic cooperation. The keynote speaker was Robert B. Zoellick, Former President of …Read More

Please consider sponsoring a table or seat at the 20th Annual AICGS Global Leadership Award Dinner on Monday, December 15, 2014 in NYC. This year we will honor Michael Diekmann, Chairman of the Board of Management of Allianz SE (CEO) at a gala dinner. The dinner will be preceded by the third Annual AICGS Symposium.