past event

NextGen Network: Transatlantic Initiative Report Launch & Panel Discussion

Over a period of two months, NextGen Network members engaged in surveys, virtual workshops, breakout groups, and moderated discussions on the current state – and possible future for – the transatlantic relationship.

The 2022 report provides a summary of the workshop discussions exploring the key values and issues that define and challenge the transatlantic partnership, as well as the Network’s key recommendations in the areas of democracy, economic opportunity, sustainability, and technology.

In this panel discussion, the Aspen Institute’s NextGen Network and Microsoft shared their thoughts on the status and future of the transatlantic partnership.

Key Remarks:

Federica Mogherini, Rector of the College of Europe,
Former High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and VP of the European Commission (2014-2019)


Beatriz Camacho Ávila, RIS Ecosystem Manager for Southern Europe for the EIT Climate-KIC

Casper Klynge, Vice President of European Government Affairs for Microsoft

Adrian Shahbaz, Director of Technology and Democracy for the Freedom House

Moderated by Suzanne Lynch, Co-Author of Brussels Playbook for POLITICO

Scroll through the 2022 digital report at

Event information
Wed Jan 26, 2022
9:00am - 10:00am EDT