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Mediterranean Basin Initiative

Transatlantic Economic Forum: Building Bridges Across the Mediterranean

Center for Transatlantic Relations SAIS

Washington, D.C., June 10 - 12, 2013

Notional Agenda

DAY TIME TOPIC VENUE
Monday,
June 10th
6:00 pm VIP reception Room 500
Center for Transatlantic Relations,SAIS
Johns Hopkins University
1717 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
7:00 pm

GALA RECEPTION
MEDITERRANEAN LEADERSHIP AWARD CEREMONY

Opening:

  • Vali Nasr, Dean, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Master of Ceremonies:

Greetings:

Award Ceremony:

Kenney Auditorium, Johns Hopkins University
1740 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036
Tuesday,
June 11th
10:00 am

"Transatlantic Cooperation - Benefit For All"

Chair:

Panelists:

  • Mark Mowrey, Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Eurasia and the Middle East
  • Mondher Rezgui, Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Libya, Head of the African Union Liaison Office to Libya
  • Alison Germak Gatchev, Director, Corporate Development, Small & Medium Enterprise Finance, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)
  • Dumitru Dan Enache, Secretary of State for SME’s, Business Environment and Tourism, Ministry of Economy (Romania)
  • Güven Sak, Coordinator of Ankara Forum for Economic Cooperation between Palestine, Israel and Turkey
Room 500
Center for Transatlantic Relations,SAIS
Johns Hopkins University
1717 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
11:30 am

Presentation of Business Opportunities in Private and Public Sector

Chair:

Panelists:

  • Lobna Jeribi, National Constituent Assembly, Ettokatol Party, Head of Economic Program
  • Dragan Susac, Director - General, Geofizika, Croatia
  • Senada Spahic, Assistant of General Manager and Director of Sector for Finance, Energoinvest d.d., Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Room 500
Center for Transatlantic Relations,SAIS
Johns Hopkins University
1717 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
1:00 pm

Lunch break

Room 500
Center for Transatlantic Relations,SAIS
Johns Hopkins University
1717 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
2:00 pm

"Investment Opportunities in North Africa"

Chair:

Panelists:

  • Flavia Palanza, Director, Facility for Euro-Mediterrranean Investment & Partnership, European Investment Bank
  • Sami Razgallah, Ettokatol Party, Head of Communication, Political Bureau
  • Matthew T. McGuire, Assistant to the Secretary and Director of the Office of Business Liaison, U.S. Department of Commerce

Commentator:

Room 500
Center for Transatlantic Relations,SAIS
Johns Hopkins University
1717 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
Wednesday,
June 12th
09:00 am

"Legislation and Business - Creating a Viable Economic Environment"

Chair:

Panelists:

  • Mohamed Alakari, Chief Strategist, Atarir (Change) Party; Chairman, Libyan Economic Forum
  • Soliman Y. Gajam, MP, General National Congress of Libya, Chairman of Energy and Constitutional Committee, Member of Research and Higher Education Committee
  • Djordje Todorovic, The International Republican Institute, Tunisia
Kenney Auditorium
Johns Hopkins University
1740 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036
11:00 am

"Opportunities Beyond Normalization Between Kosovo and Serbia"

Keynote Address:

Kenney Auditorium
Johns Hopkins University
1740 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036
12:15 pm

Lunch break

Kenney Auditorium
Johns Hopkins University
1740 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036
2:00 pm

"Stability, Peace, Democracy - Pillars for Prosperity"

Chair:

Panelists:

  • Dr. Fathi Nuah, Foreign Policy Advisor to the President of the General National Congress of Libya
  • Sena Latif, Director, Economic Diplomacy Directorate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Romania
  • Daria Nashat, Nashat Consulting LLC
  • Karen Volker, Volker Solutions LLC
  • Ahmed Najib Chebbi, Member, National Constituent Assembly of Tunisia, Al Joumhouri Party
Room 500
Center for Transatlantic Relations,SAIS
Johns Hopkins University
1717 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036