Catherine Novelli delivering her keynote speech

Cocktail at the residence of the Italian Ambassador

Carla Hills, Fred Bergsten, Nicholas Lardy, Vincenzo Petrone

Mario Platero, Adam Posen, David Stockton

William Galston delivered his speech on "US domestic politics and the 2016 presidential campaign"

2015 Washington Seminar

The 2015 Seminar of the Council for the United States and Italy took place in Washington on Monday, November 30 and Tuesday, December 1. The Seminar was organized in cooperation with The Brookings Institution and the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE).

The keynote speeches of the Seminar were delivered by Catherine Novelli, Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment, who spoke during the dinner that took place at Ambassador Bisogniero's residence, and William Galston, Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at The Brookings Institution and columnist at The Wall Street Journal. Galston focused on the theme: "US domestic politics and the 2016 presidential campaign".

The four working sessions focused on: