March 9-11, 2010, Meridian International Center, Washington, D.C.
Member, Executive Committee, Social Democratic Party (SPD), Hamburg
Prof. Dr. Stephan Bierling
Vice Rector and Professor for International Politics and Transatlantic Relations, University of Regensburg
Prof. Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski
Counsellor and Trustee, Center for Strategic and International Studies; fmr. National Security Adviser to the President of the United States, Washington, D.C.
Ambassador James F. Dobbins
Director, Center for International and Defense Policy, RAND Corporation, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Karen Donfried
Executive Vice President, The German Marshall Fund of the United States, Washington, D.C.
Foreign Editor, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Frankfurt a. M.
Dr. Horst Freitag
Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United States, New York
Prof. Dr. Daniel S. Hamilton
Director, Center for Transatlantic Relations, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Fiona Hill
Director, Center on the United States and Europe, Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C.
Ambassador Wolfgang Ischinger
Chairman, Munich Security Conference
Dr. Robert Kagan
Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, D.C.
Senior Research Fellow, American Strategy Program, New America Foundation, New York
Hans-Ulrich Klose, MdB
Deputy Chairman, Foreign Affairs Committee, German Bundestag, Berlin
Director, Office of fmr. Federal President Dr. Richard von Weizsäcker, Berlin
Philipp Mißfelder, MdB
Spokesman on Foreign Affairs, Christian Democratic Union/Christian Social Union (CDU/CSU) Parliamentary Group, German Bundestag, Berlin
Kerstin Müller, MdB
Spokeswoman on Foreign Affairs, Alliance 90/The Greens Parliamentary Group, German Bundestag, Berlin
Baroness Pauline Neville-Jones
Shadow Minister for Security, National Security Adviser to the Leader of the Opposition, House of Lords, London
Dr. Thomas Paulsen
Executive Director International Affairs, Körber Foundation, Berlin
Dr. George Perkovich
Director, Nuclear Policy Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, D.C.
Prof. Dr. Volker Perthes
Chairman and Director, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin
Ruprecht Polenz, MdB
Chairman, Foreign Affairs Committee, German Bundestag, Berlin
Ambassador Janusz Reiter
Director, Center for International Relations, Warsaw
Ambassador Dr. Klaus Scharioth
Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United States, Washington, D.C.
Christian Schmidt, MdB
Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister of Defence, Federal Ministry of Defence, Berlin
Dr. Jamie Patrick Shea
Director of Policy Planning, Private Office of the Secretary General, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Brussels
Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter
Director of Policy Planning, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Richard Smyser
Adjunct Professor for Diplomacy and European Studies, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Prof. Dr. Thomas Straubhaar
Helmut Schmidt Fellow, Transatlantic Academy, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Bruno Tertrais
Senior Research Fellow, Fondation pour la recherche stratégique, Paris
Dr. Richard von Weizsäcker
Fmr. President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin
Dr. Klaus Wehmeier
Vice Chairman of the Executive Board, Körber Foundation, Hamburg
Prof. Dr. Samuel Wells
Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C.