70th Anniversary Celebration - The Marshall Plan

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Join us for the 70th Anniversary Celebration of George C. Marshall’s June 5, 1947 speech at Harvard University which launched the post World War II European Recovery Program, known as The Marshall Plan. Our celebration will be held at The Marshall House in Leesburg, Virginia.

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Keynote Luncheon Speaker

Madeleine Albright, Former Secretary of State

Introductory Remarks

His Excellency David O'Sullivan, Ambassador of the European Union to the United States of America

Closing Comments

Dr. Heinz Fischer, Former President of Austria

This event is hosted by:

THE MARSHALL CENTER’S 70TH ANNIVERSARY SYMPOSIUM:
THE RELEVANCE OF GEORGE C. MARSHALL’S VISION TO TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONS TODAY


THE GEORGE C. MARSHALL HOUSE
LEESBURG, VIRGINIA
JUNE 5, 2017


9:00-9:30am

REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS

9:30-10:00am

WELCOME

Patricia Magee Daly, President, George C. Marshall International Center

INTRODUCTORY REMARKS

Lt. Gen. Susan Lawrence (US Army, ret.), Board Chair, GCMIC

His Excellency David O’Sullivan, Ambassador of the European Union to the United States of America

10:00am-12:00pm

PANEL – THE HISTORY OF THE MARSHALL PLAN: ITS ORIGINS AND LEGACY

Moderator: Erik Brattberg, Director, Europe Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, DC

Panelists:
Dr. Barry Machado, Washington & Lee (ret.), “New Light on the Origins of the Marshall Plan”

Nico Lange, Director, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung USA, “Adenauer, the Marshall Plan, and a Coordinated European Economy”

Dr. Guenter Bischof, University New Orleans, “After All These Years: The Marshall Plan is Alive and Well in Austria”

12:00-2:00pm

BUFFET LUNCH
INTRODUCTIONS OF LUNCHEON KEY NOTE SPEAKER

Dirk Wouters, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium to the United States of America

John (Jay) B. Adams, Board Chair, George C. Marshall Foundation

KEY NOTE SPEAKER

Madeleine Albright, Former Secretary of State

2:00-4:00pm

PANEL – THE RELEVANCE OF THE MARSHALL PLAN : SECURITY, RELIEF, AND RECONSTRUCTION

Moderator: David Ignatius, author and columnist, Washington Post

Panelists: Derek Chollet, German Marshall Fund of the US, “The Marshall Legacy in an Era of Disorder”

Dr. Eliot Sorel, George Washington University, “The Marshall Plan: Is it Relevant to the Twenty-First Century?”

Stephen Gannon, Independent Food Security Consultant, “Food Security as Global and National (in)Security, a Field Perspective”

4:00-4:30pm

INTRODUCTION OF CLOSING KEY NOTE SPEAKER

Dr. Dan Hamilton, Executive Director of the Center of Transatlantic Relations, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University


KEY NOTE SPEAKER

Dr. Heinz Fischer, President of Austria 2004-2016

4:30-4:40pm

CLOSING REMARKS

Col. David Gray (US Army, ret.), Director, Center for Leadership and Ethics, Virginia Military Institute

4:40-5:30pm

RECEPTION ON THE MARSHALL HOUSE STONE COURT PATIO

6:00-7:00pm

CONCERT FOR THE COMMUNITY

U.S. Army Brass Quintet from The U.S. Army Band