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 PS Actions 2017 2018_German Translation
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2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit Reunion: The United States is Open for Business

On December 15, 2017, Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Jeff Hovenier and Minister-Counselor for Commercial Affairs John McCaslin hosted a group of German company representatives for a roundtable discussion about their companies’ expansion projects in the United States. The representatives had participated as members of the German delegation in the 2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit in June 2017 in Washington, ...
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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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2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit

We’re thrilled to announce that registration is open for the fourth SelectUSA Investment Summit in the Washington, DC area on June 18-20, 2017! If you represent a business and you are considering opening or expanding operations, the SelectUSA Summit will help you find the answers you need more efficiently, saving you time and money. You’ll discover more about ...
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Kent Logsdon visited the USA Pavilion at FRUIT LOGISTICA

On February 9, 2017, Chargé d’Affaires Kent Logsdon visited the USA Pavilion at the 25th annual FRUIT LOGISTICA trade show in Berlin. FRUIT LOGISTICA has grown to the world’s largest trade show for fruits, vegetables, dried fruits and nuts, and associated equipment and services.  In 2017, the show attracted more than 70,000 trade visitors from ...
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2016 Transatlantic Venture Capital Event

Hosted by the U.S. Embassy Berlin with support from the Lester Center of Entrepreneurship at the University of California, Berkeley “Series A” Venture Capital – Opportunities and Challenges in Germany and Europe (…and why it is important for the future of Europe and the United States) The October 13, 2016 Venture Capital event at the U.S. Embassy ...
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Deputy Chief of Mission visits Bar Convent Berlin

Deputy Chief of Mission Kent Logsdon visited American craft beer brewers and distillers on October 11th, 2016 at the Bar Convent Berlin (BCB). As one of the largest international trade fairs for the bar and the beverages industry, BCB offers an excellent opportunity for U.S. exhibitors to showcase their large variety of products and interact ...
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Time for Action: T-TIP and Global Leadership

As Prepared for Delivery Remarks by Ambassador Michael Froman at the Munich Security Conference February 12, 2016 Munich, Germany Thank you. Since its first meeting over 50 years ago, the Munich Security Conference has changed in many ways. It has grown from what was called a “transatlantic family meeting” into a truly global gathering. Discussions ...
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