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Washington, Brussels, Berlin, & Hamburg July 21 – 30, 2022

© Eitan Barokas


Thursday, July 21

Dress Code: Casual

2:30 – 4:30 pm Participants arrive in Washington, DC

Meet Alina and Kelly at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

Meeting location: Baggage Claim 10

If you arrive at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) or at Washington Union Station (WAS), please use a cab or rideshare to get to the hotel directly and keep the receipt for reimbursement. If you are already in DC, please meet us at the hotel for check-in.

5:00 pm Shuttle transfer to Dupont Circle Hotel


6:30 pm Meet in the hotel lobby

Shuttle transfer to the home of Michael Werz

1837 California St NW

Washington, DC 20009

7:00 – 9:00 pm Dinner & Drinks at the Home of Michael Werz

Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress

with NBP Alumni

9:15 pm Shuttle transfer to Dupont Circle Hotel

Friday, July 22

Dress Code: Business

7:00 – 7:45 am Breakfast at Dupont Circle Hotel (on your own)
7:45 am Meet in the hotel lobby

Shuttle transfer to The Gathering Spot

1720 I St NW

Washington, DC 20006

8:00 am – 12:00 pm Predeparture Briefing

8:00 – 9:15 am
Rules, Roles, and Expectations with Alina & Kelly

9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Introduction to Transatlantic Relations with Prof. Dr. Jeffrey Anderson
Professor, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service
Georgetown University

12:10 pm Shuttle transfer to 2500 Foxhall Rd NW

Washington, DC 20007

12:30 – 2:30 pm Luncheon on “Diversity in Transatlantic Relations” hosted by

Axel Dittmann
Deputy Chief of Mission at the German Embassy Washington D.C.

NBP Advisory Board Member:
· Majid Sattar, Correspondent Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Washington DC

Representatives of NBP Partner Organizations:
· Anathea Chino, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Advance Native Political Leadership
· Octavio Espinal, Senior Director, UnidosUS
· N.N.

2:30 pm Shuttle transfer to

ARD Studio Washington Georgetown
3132 M St NW
Washington, DC 20007

3:00 – 4:30 pm Tour of the ARD Studio &

Discussion on U.S. News from a German Perspective with
· N.N., Journalist TV
· Torsten Teichmann, Journalist Radio

4:30 – 5:30 pm Free time
5:30 pm Meet back at the ARD Studio

Shuttle transfer to Zaytinya
701 9th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

6:00 – 8:30 pm Dinner at Zaytinya with NBP Alumni
8:45 pm Shuttle transfer to Dupont Circle Hotel

Saturday, July 23

Dress Code: Casual

Breakfast at Dupont Circle Hotel (on your own)


Store luggage at Dupont Circle Hotel luggage stand

10:00 am Meet in the hotel lobby

Shuttle transfer to U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Pl SW
Washington, DC 20024

10:30 am – 12:00 pm Tour of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum with
· Katharina Hering, Digital Project Librarian at the German Historical Institute

· Dr. Carolin Liebisch, Research Fellow for Global/Transregional History at the German Historical Institute

12:00 pm Shuttle transfer to

German Historical Institute Washington
1607 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington, DC 20009

12:30 – 2:00 pm United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: A Debrief with Ashley


2:00 pm Walk back to Dupont Circle Hotel (3 minutes)
2:30 pm Grab luggage

Shuttle transfer to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

5:35 pm – 7:15 am +1 UA 950 from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) to Brussels Airport (BRU)

Sunday, July 24

Dress Code: Casual

7:15 am Arrival at Brussels Airport (BRU)
8:15 am Shuttle transfer to Atlas Hotel

Check-in (once rooms are ready)

Cultural Program led by Rejoice

Monday, July 25

Dress Code: Business

7:00 –

8:00 am

Breakfast at Atlas Hotel (on your own)
8:00 – 9:15 am Briefing on the European Union with

Roland Freudenstein
Vice President and Head of GLOBSEC Brussels office

Meeting Room at Atlas Hotel

9:15 am Shuttle transfer to

Cabinet of the Secretary of State for Asylum and Migration
Rue Lambermont 2
1000 Bruxelles

10:00 – 11:00 am Meeting with

Dr. Nicole de Moor
Secretary of State for Asylum and Migration

11:00 am Shuttle transfer to

NATO Headquarters
Avenue Leopold III
1110 Bruxelles

12:00 – 2:00 pm Lunch Discussion on Transatlantic Security & Defense hosted by

Ambassador Julianne Smith
United States Permanent Representative to NATO

2:30 – 5:00 pm Tour through NATO Headquarters with

Nick Nguyen
NATO Archives Unit

Discussion on NATO’s Role and Activities with
· Agnieszka Blümel, Senior Analyst, Joint Intelligence & Security Division at NATO HQ
· Edward Wrong, Senior Analyst, Joint Intelligence & Security Division at NATO HQ
· N.N.

5:30 pm Shuttle transfer to Le Marmiton

Galeire de la Reine 38
Rue des Bouchers 43
1000 Bruxelles

6:30 pm Briefing on the Conflict in Ukraine and NATO’s Involvement by LeRoy


9:00 pm Walk to Atlas Hotel (10 minutes)

Tuesday, July 26

Dress Code: Business

6:45 – 7:00 am Breakfast at Atlas Hotel (on your own)
7:00 am Meet in the hotel lobby

Shuttle transfer to Brussels Airport (BRU)

9:25 – 10:50 am SN2581 from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)
11:30 am Shuttle transfer to Westin Grand


12:30 – 1:30 pm Reflection Session by Purvi


1:30 pm Meet in the hotel lobby

Shuttle transfer to

Vertretung des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen beim Bund
Hiroshimastraße 12-16
10785 Berlin

2:00 – 3:00 pm Briefing on Germany’s Political System with

Dr. Linn Selle
Head of Europe Division
State Chancellery of North Rhine-Westphalia, Berlin Representation

3:00 pm Shuttle transfer to Brandenburger Tor
3:30 – 5:30 pm Walking Tour of Berlin
5:45 pm Shuttle transfer from Checkpoint Charlie to Westin Grand
6:30 pm Meet at the hotel lobby

Shuttle transfer to FREA Bakery
Gartenstraße 9
10115 Berlin

7:00 pm Dinner on Climate & Environment with

· Henrike Cremer, Fridays for Future Activist
· Helena Marschall, Fridays for Future Activist
· Lou Töllner, Fridays for Future Activist

9:30 pm Shuttle transfer to Westin Grand

Wednesday, July 27

Dress Code: Business

8:00 – 9:00 am Breakfast with Cherrie Daniels

Cultural Attaché to the U.S. Embassy in Berlin

Westin Grand

9:15 am Meet in the hotel lobby

Walk to Brunswick Group GmbH (5 minutes)
Friedrichstraße 95
10117 Berlin

9:30 – 11:00 am 9:30 – 10:30 am
Discussion on the Effectiveness of Sanctions with

· Dr. Christian von Soest, Head of Research Program “Peace and Security,” German Institute for Global and Area Studies
· Dr. Patrick Weber, Account Director, Brunswick Group GmbH

10:30 – 11:00 am

11:00 am Walk to Atlantik-Brücke e.V. (5 minutes)
Magnus-Haus | Am Kupfergraben 7
10117 Berlin
11:15 am – 12:45 pm Briefing on Germany’s Dual Education System by Xris

Briefing on Hamburg Harbor by Sam


1:00 – 4:00 pm Video statements by appointment
4:00 pm Shuttle transfer to Besuchereingang Reichstagsgebäude (Schneidemannstraße, Westportal)
5:00 – 6:30 pm Tour through the German Bundestag
6:30 pm Walk to TERAS Döner Kebap (10 minutes)
Wilhelmstraße 45
10117 Berlin
Eat Döner
7:30 pm Walk to Westin Grand (10 minutes)
8:00 – 11:00 pm Optional:
Pub Crawl led by Steven

Thursday, July 28

Dress Code: Business Casual

6:30 – 10:30 am Breakfast at Westin Grand (on your own)
10:30 am Meet in the hotel lobby

Walk to Atlantik-Brücke e.V. (15 minutes)
Magnus-Haus | Am Kupfergraben 7
10117 Berlin

11:30 am – 1:30 pm Workshop on Diversity in Transatlantic Relations with

· Pia Castro, Journalist Deutsche Welle & NBP Advisory Board Member
· Sawsan Chebli, former State Secretary, Berlin Senate Chancellery
· Kristina Lunz, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy
· Özcan Mutlu, former Member of the German Parliament (Alliance ‘90/The Greens), President of the Berlin Paralympics Sports Federation
· Natalya Nepomnyashcha, Founder and CEO, Netzwerk Chancen
· Signe Rossbach, Events Curator and Head of Academy Programs, Jewish Museum Berlin
· Lena Wagner, Co-Founder, Frontline100
· N.N.

Lunch Reception

1:45 – 2:30 pm Reflection Session by Shandiin
2:30 – 5:30 pm Free time
5:30 pm Walk from Westin Grand to LAWRENCE berlin mitte (15 minutes)
Oranienburger Str. 69
10117 Berlin
6:00 – 8:00 pm Dinner Discussion on Diversity and Anti-Discrimination in Germany and Europe with

Angelo Camufingo
Speaker, Consultant, & Trainer

STUBBORN Consulting

9:15 pm Walk to Westin Grand (15 minutes)

Friday, July 29

Dress Code: Business Casual

5:45 am Meet in the hotel lobby

Grab a breakfast box

Public transportation to Berlin Hauptbahnhof

6:38 – 8:25 am Train to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
8:30 – 9:30 am Public transportation to Airbus Deutschland GmbH
Kreetslag 10
21129 Hamburg
10:00 am – 1:30 pm Airbus Factory Tour


1:30 pm Public transportation to Elbphilharmonie
Platz d. Deutschen Einheit 4
20457 Hamburg
3:00 – 4:45 pm “Kaffee und Kuchen” hosted by

Dr. Henneke Lütgerath
Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Joachim Herz Stiftung

5:00 pm Public transportation to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
5:35 – 7:22 pm Train to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
7:30 pm Public transportation to CURRY 61
Oranienburger Str. 6
10178 Berlin
8:00 pm Farewell Currywurst
9:00 pm Walk to Westin Grand (10 minutes)

Saturday, July 30

Dress Code: Casual

4:30 am Meet in the hotel lobby


Grab a breakfast box

Shuttle transfer to Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)

7:00 am – 11:45 am Departure