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Discussion and Luncheon with Dr. Philipp Ackerman, Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

Oct 22, 2015 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

German American Chamber of Commerce, Pittsburgh and the American Council on Germany cordially invite you to a discussion and luncheon with Dr. Philipp Ackermann on “The Next Chapter in Germany’s Energiewende: Innovation in Technology and Job Creation.”

Together with the Pittsburgh Eric M. Warburg Chapter of the American Council on Germany, GACC Pittsburgh is hosting a discussion and luncheon with Dr. Philipp Ackermann, Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Washington D.C.

Do not miss this exclusive opportunity to discuss on “The Next Chapter in Germany’s Energiewende: Innovation in Technology and Job Creation” at the Energy Innovation Center with Germany’s second-ranking diplomat in the United States. Lunch will be served.

-Members (GACCPIT and ACG): $40
-Non-members: $50

Dr. Philipp Ackermann joined the German Foreign Service after he received a Ph.D. in art history from Bonn University. He currently serves as the DCM of the German Embassy in Washington, D.C. Until March 2014, he worked as Deputy Special Representative and head of the Task Force Afghanistan/Pakistan in Berlin. Among other appointments, Dr. Ackermann has served at the German Embassy in Rabat, Morocco and at the Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations in New York. 2002 he became the principal speechwriter to former Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer. 2005-2006 he worked in the private office of Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier. In 2006, Dr. Ackermann accepted an assignment as civilian head of the German PRT in Kunduz, Afghanistan, and from 2007 to 2010 oversaw the Political Department of the German Embassy in New Delhi, India.

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