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Greater Washington, DC

Engaging the DC business and policy communities, the Greater Washington, DC Warburg Chapter hosts various events to further the ACG’s mission. The Chapter actively engages those interested in German-American relations, as well as transatlantic and global affairs. Events include different formats, such as policy discussions, cultural events, and book readings.

The Chapter relies on multiple partners, including George Mason University, Northern Virginia Community College, Northern Virginia Technology Council, George C. Marshall International Center, and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The Chapter has hosted speakers such as Cornelius Adebahr, Nonresident Fellow at Carnegie Europe; Anke Popper, Deputy Director of the German Information Center at the German Embassy in Washington, DC; Dr. Marcus Böick, Professor of Contemporary History at Ruhr University Bochum; and Dr. Patrick Keller, Coordinator for Foreign and Security Policy at the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Berlin.

About the Chapter Director

Dale Medearis
Senior Environmental Planner
Northern Virginia Regional Commission

Dale Medearis is a Senior Environmental Planner for the Northern Virginia Regional Commission. In that capacity, he co-leads the NVRC’s regional climate mitigation and energy programs and manages NVRC’s international environmental partnerships – among the few problem-focused, goal-oriented and geographically-specific transfer of lessons from abroad to the US. He helped co-launch the first formal climate and energy partnership between the 40 largest U.S. and European metropolitan regional councils, co-initiate the Transatlantic Climate Bridge, co-launch the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s “Cities and Climate” Network and co-develop the Transatlantic Urban Climate Dialogue with the Freie Universität of Berlin.