A common future: the United States and Italy

The Washington Event on “A COMMON FUTURE: THE UNITED STATES AND ITALY” took place on October 17, 2019 at the Embassy of Italy.

Ambassadors Armando Varricchio (Ambassador of Italy to the U.S.) and Lewis M. Eisenberg (U.S. Ambassador to Italy), delivered the welcome addresses, along with Council Chairman Domenico Siniscalco.

Luigi Di Maio (Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Italy) and Philip T. Reeker (Acting Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, Department of State, USA) moderated by Gianni Riotta (Executive Vice Chairman of the Council for the US and Italy) debated on “The US and Italy: Outlook on Transatlantic Relations”.

Keynote speeches at the event were delivered by Lawrence A. Kudlow (Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and Director, National Economic Council) and Kenneth Rogoff (Professor of Economics, Harvard University).

In addition, thanks to Ambassador Armando Varricchio, we visit ed the White House at the presence of President Donald Trump and President Sergio Mattarella, followed by dinner at the Italian Embassy

Opening: Armando Varricchio (Ambassador of Italy to the U.S.)

 

Lewis M. Eisenberg (U.S. Ambassador to Italy)

 

Introduction: Domenico Siniscalco (Chairman, The Council for the United States

and Italy)

 

THE U.S. AND ITALY: OUTLOOK ON TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONS

 

Moderator: Gianni Riotta (Executive Vice Chairman, The Council for the United States

and Italy)

Luigi Di Maio (Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Italy)

 

Philip T. Reeker (Acting Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs,

Department of State, USA)

Speech by: Lawrence A. Kudlow (Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and Director,

 

National Economic Council)

Speech by: Roberto Gualtieri (Minister of Economy and Finance, Italy)

Q&A

 

Moderator: Alec Ross (Visiting Professor, King's College London, UK)

Franco Bernabè (Chairman, Cellnex)

Christopher Giancarlo (former Chairman, United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission)

Bibop Gabriele Gresta (Chairman and Co-Founder, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies)

David Livingston (Deputy Director, Climate and Advanced Energy Center, Atlantic Council)

Fabrizio Palermo (Chief Executive Officer, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti)

Paola Severino (Vice President, LUISS Guido Carli University)

Q&A

Keynote speech: Kenneth Rogoff (Professor of Economics, Harvard University)

Moderator: Maurizio Molinari (Editor, La Stampa)

Uri Dadush (Non-Resident Fellow, Bruegel)

Reza Moghadam (Vice Chairman for Sovereigns and Official Institutions, Morgan Stanley)

Nouriel Roubini (Chief Executive Officer, Roubini Macro Associates)

Q&A

Moderator: Marta Dassù (Senior Advisor European Affairs, The Aspen Institute)

Gerard Baker (Editor at Large, The Wall Street Journal)

Robert Cox (Global Editor, Reuters Breakingviews)

Giovanna De Maio (Visiting Fellow, Center on the United States and Europe, The Brookings Institution)

James Politi (World Trade Editor, Financial Times)

Q&A

End of proceedings

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