November 18th, 2011

Young Leaders 30th Anniversary

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Charles H. Rivkin, American Ambassador to France and his wife welcoming the Young Leaders at the Embassy’s residence
Welcome luncheon
Charles H. Rivkin, American Ambassador to France
Allan Chapin, Chairman of the French-American Foundation—United States and Jean-Luc Allavena, Chairman of the French-American Foundation—France
A discussion among Young Leaders
Pierre Kosciusko- Morizet and Amélie Oudéa-Castéra
A striking view of Paris
Address by James G. Lowenstein, Former U.S. Ambassador and co-founder of the French-American Foundation.
Discussion with François Bujon de l’Estang, former French Ambassador to the United States
Douglas Raymond, CEO of Julu Mobile and Young Leader (Class of 2009)
Visit of the Constitutional Council and Presentation by Marc Guillaume, Secretary General, Constitutional Council
Sophie L’Helias-Delattre, attorney, wife of the French Ambassador to the United States and Young Leader (Class of 1999)
Visit of the Constitutional Council. Office of the President of the Constitutional Council
Private tour of the French National Assembly for American Young Leaders.
Private tour of the French National Assembly for American Young Leaders
The French National Assembly
The French National Assembly’s library whose collection includes many old and rare books
Liz Alderman, Chief Business Correspondent, The International Herald Tribune and Celina Realuyo, Assistant Professor of National Security Affairs at the National Defense University
Guests mingling at the 30th Anniversary cocktail
Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, Assistant Mayor of Lyon and Young Leader (Class of 2006)
Opening remarks by Valérie Pécresse, Minister of the Budget, of Public Funds and State Reform and Young Leader (Class of 2002)
Opening remarks by Valérie Pécresse, Minister of the Budget, of Public Funds and State Reform and Young Leader (class of 2002)
Rachida Dati and Jean-Luc Allavena, Chairman of the French-American Foundation—France
Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank (2003-2010) addresses the Young Leaders
Breakfast seminar with Jean-François Copé, Député - Maire de Meaux and Chairman of the UMP party
Breakfast seminar with Jean-François Copé, Député - Maire de Meaux and Chairman of the UMP party
Arrival at the Chateau de Versailles
Welcome in front of the Rockefeller plaque by Catherine Pégard, President of the Public Establishment of the Château de Versailles.
Welcome in front of the Rockefeller plaque by Catherine Pégard, President of the Public Establishment of the Château de Versailles.
Chateau de Versailles’garden
The Young Leaders in the Garden of the Chateau de Versailles
Jonah Bokaer, Founding Director of Chez Bushwick and Young Leader (Class of 2008) with Allan Chapin, Chairman of the French-American Foundation-United States in the garden of the Chateau de Versailles
Meghan O’Sullivan, Professor of International Affairs, at the Kennedy School and Young Leader (Class of 2008) with Nicolas Macquin, Partner at Alpha Private Equity and Young Leader (Class of 2010)
François Bujon de l’Estang and Christine Ockrent
Luncheon at the Salon Clémenceau, Trianon Palace, Versailles
Deborah Devedjian, Charlotte Dennery, Sophie L’Hélias Delattre and Floriane de Saint Pierre preparing their panel on “Women on boards and in leadership positions—the next glass ceiling”
Philippe Manière introducing Christophe de Margerie, President and CEO, Total
Christine Ockrent during the panel on “The 2012 French & American presidential races: a cross-analysis” with Stéphane Fouks, David Mercer, Ezra Suleiman and Sylvie Kauffmann (not in this picture)
David Mercer during the first panel on “The 2012 French & American presidential races: a cross-analysis” with Stéphane Fouks, Christine Ockrent, Ezra Suleiman and Sylvie Kauffmann
Sylvie Kauffman during the panel on “The 2012 French & American presidential races: a cross-analysis”
Panel on “The debt crisis and economic stagnation: diagnosis and remedies in Europe and the United States” with Rod von Lipsey, Liz Alderman, François Henrot, Philippe Manière, Philippe Wahl and David Barroux
Philippe Wahl during the second panel on “The debt crisis and economic stagnation: diagnosis and remedies in Europe and the United States”
Rod Von Lipsey during the second panel on “The debt crisis and economic stagnation: diagnosis and remedies in Europe and the United States”
Xenia Dormandy during the panel on “The Arab Spring: challenges and opportunities for the US and Europe” with Meghan O’Sullivan, John Gallagher, Sylvie Kauffmann and Romesh Ratnesar (not in this picture)
Meghan O’Sullivan during the panel on “The Arab Spring: challenges and opportunities for the US and Europe”
Sylvie Kauffmann during the panel on “The Arab Spring: challenges and opportunities for the US and Europe”
Sophie L’Helias Delattre during the panel on “Women on boards and in leadership positions—the next glass ceiling” with Deborah Devedjian, Charlotte Dennery, Floriane de Saint Pierre and Yseulys Costes (not in this picture)
Anne Lauvergeon, just before her keynote address, closing the afternoon discussions.