German Business Delegation Ranks among the Largest Delegations at the 2018 SelectUSA Summit in Washington, D.C.

On June 22, 2018, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross concluded the fifth SelectUSA Investment Summit.  More than 3,000 people attended this year’s Summit, and registrants included 1,200 business representatives from 66 foreign markets and economic development organizations (EDOs) from 51 U.S. states and territories. During the event, Secretary Ross was joined by 10 Governors, ...
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2018 Privacy Shield Frameworks

May 1, 2018: From January 2017 through May 2018, the U.S. Government has taken action to support the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. These measures enhance privacy protections for EU and Swiss individuals, while ensuring that American and European businesses can count on the Privacy Shield to deliver innovative products and services across the Atlantic. PS Actions 2017 2018 May 2018 (also available from USEU ) ...
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2018 Conference “Humanity Disrupted: Artificial Intelligence and Changing Societies”

CDA Kent Logsdon Remarks: Aspen Institute Deutschland’s Conference on Artificial Intelligence March 14, 2018 Ladies and Gentlemen: Thank you for the opportunity to speak today.  When I was first approached by Rüdiger and Tyson about the possibility of speaking at this conference, I was intrigued.  Artificial Intelligence technologies are already positively influencing each of our lives and hold the promise to make ...
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2018 Berlinale Reception

On the evening of February 20, Chargé d’Affaires Kent D. Logsdon and his wife Michelle welcomed around 300 German and international guests to the traditional Berlinale cocktail party at the US Embassy. Among the guests at the reception were numerous renowned actors such as Jan Josef Liefers, Hanno Koffler, Tim Seyfi, Burkhard Heyl, Keith Redmon, ...
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Goose Dinner at American Chamber of Commerce

AmCham Goose Dinner Berlin, December 7, 2017 CdA Kent Logsdon It’s a pleasure to join you this evening at AmCham’s annual Goose Dinner. It’s the best kind of tradition – one that brings people together. Like most of us here this evening, I have strong personal connections to Germany. I did an exchange year at ...
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Grand Opening of IBM’s Global Government Industry Lab

Grand Opening of IBM’s Global Government Industry Lab at the Watson Industry of Things Innovation Center Munich, October 11, 2017 CDA Kent Logsdon Thank you, Sanjay Brahmawar (General Manager, Watson IoT).  It is a pleasure and a privilege to join you here today at the Watson Industry of Things Innovation Center.  The addition of a ...
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Startupnight Berlin

Startupnight Berlin Berlin, September 8, 2017 CDA Kent Logsdon Thank you, Cem Erguen-Müller, for giving me the chance to welcome you all to Berlin’s Startupnight – one of the biggest start-up events in Europe. Mark Nietwetberg, Deutsche Telekom is a great location for this program. The evening is just getting started, but Cem, I would ...
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Secretary Ross Welcomes German Business Delegation to SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington DC

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross met with the German delegation attending the fourth SelectUSA Investment Summit that took place from June 18-20 near Washington D.C. Over the course of three days, the German delegates gained key insights into the U.S. market and had the opportunity to connect with representatives of all 50 states to learn ...
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Transatlantic Innovation Trends – How to Inspire a Culture of Opportunity

Transatlantic Innovation Trends – How to Inspire a Culture of Opportunity 114th AmCham Annual Membership Meeting Frankfurt, May 19, 2017 CDA Kent Logsdon   Thank you, Bernhard Mattes, Eveline Metzen. Honorary President Fred Irwin. Ladies and gentlemen, it is an honor to greet the members of the American Chamber of Commerce at this your 114th ...
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2015 Statement by the Press Secretary on the President’s Travel to Germany

In late April, President Obama will travel to Germany to participate in the Hannover Messe – the world’s largest trade show for industrial technology – and to meet Chancellor Angela Merkel. Founded in 1947, the Hannover Messe attracts approximately 6,500 exhibitors and 200,000 visitors from across the globe each year. The President’s participation – a ...
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Making news in the digital age: Guest speaker Nikki Usher in Berlin

On November 4, Dr. Nikki Usher, Assistant Professor at the School of Media and Public Affairs, George Washington University,  visited several newspapers in Berlin and met with many German journalists and bloggers to discuss “making news in the digital age.” In the morning she met with German bloggers at the embassy and discussed “the relationship ...
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Joint Press Conference on COP21 at the WWF in Berlin

On November 4, Ambassador Emerson and the Mexican Ambassador Patricia Espinosa came together at the WWF Deutschland  at a joint press conference to discuss Climate Change issues relating to COP21.  In particular they talked about the expectations for the upcoming  COP21  conference in December in Paris. All were agreed that at the meeting in Paris, the international community ...
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