The F.H. Langhammer Series on Public Policy is an array of programs that provide a platform for business executives, policymakers, academics, and media figures to engage in frank dialogue on timely issues pertaining to transatlantic relations. The events feature a select group of speakers who hold leadership positions in the German and American corporate and political sectors.

This series is made possible by a generous grant from Fred H. Langhammer, Chairman of Global Affairs at the Estée Lauder Companies and AICGS Chairman Emeritus.

Gabor Steingart is one of Germany’s most prominent journalists who first worked for the economic magazine Corporate Finance followed by Wirtschaftswoche. He joined Der Spiegel as a business correspondent in 1990 and was Berlin bureau chief from 2001 to 2007. He then moved to Washington and worked as the magazine’s senior Washington, D.C., correspondent. On …Read More

AICGS was pleased to host a private breakfast discussion with a special guest, Dr. Andreas Dombret, member of the Executive Board of the Bundesbank. The discussion focused on the current situation in the euro area. More specifically, he addressed the ongoing efforts to overhaul the banking sector in the monetary union and highlight how the new Single Supervisory Mechanism …Read More

Throughout the year, AICGS hosts a number of meetings with policymakers and advisors, and we were pleased to be joined for a private lunch discussion with a special guest, German Ambassador Peter Wittig, on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. Ambassador Wittig discussed relevant topics of the transatlantic agenda, including the recent NATO response to the crisis in Ukraine, …Read More

Throughout the year, AICGS hosts a number of private meetings with policy-makers, corporate leaders, and experts to discuss key developments in German-American relations. We were pleased to be joined at a private luncheon discussion with a special guest, Senator Chris Murphy, on Thursday, September 18, 2014. Senator Murphy is on the Subcommittee on European Affairs and gave his …Read More

Throughout the year, AICGS hosts a number of meetings with policymakers and advisers, and we were pleased to be joined at a private lunch discussion by a special guest, U.S. Representative Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) in Washington, DC, on Wednesday, September 10, 2014. Representative Sensenbrenner discussed his USA Freedom Act and the effort to end bulk data collection of …Read More