Ambassador J.D. Bindenagel | The Time is Ripe for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

“The Time is Ripe for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership”

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 (12:00 PM – 2:00 PM)
Locke Lord LLP (map)

The Tower Center and the Dallas Eric M. Warburg Chapter of the American Council on Germany

 cordially invite you to a

Discussion and Luncheon with

Ambassador J.D. Bindenagel

Special Advisor for International and Global Chicago Affairs to the DePaul University-President

“The Time is Ripe for the Transatlantic Trade

and Investment Partnership”


Tuesday, April 16, 2013

12:00 – 2:00 PM

 at Locke Lord LLP

2200 Ross Avenue,  Suite 2100

Dallas, Texas  75201

There will be a charge of $20 for ACG-/Tower Center Forum members;

non-members will be charged $30.

Members, SMU students, faculty and staff please RSVP to

If you are interested in joining the Tower Center Forum, please contact Luisa del Rosal at


Please note:  No-shows and cancellations after April 12 will be billed in full.


 Ambassador J.D. Bindenagel is Special Advisor to the President at DePaul University in Chicago.  Mr. Bindenagel is a former U.S. Ambassador and career diplomat and an expert on Germany.  He served in East, West, and the united Germany during the 1989 fall of the Berlin Wall, the end of the Cold War, unification of Germany, the Balkan Wars, debates on North Atlantic Treaty Organization security policy and expanded NATO membership, and German national security from 1972 to 2002.  Mr. Bindenagel was appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1999 as U.S. Ambassador and Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues, was Special U.S. Negotiator for “Conflict Diamonds” and Vice President of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.  Prior to his diplomatic career Mr. Bindenagel was assigned to the U.S. Army’s 3rd Infantry Division in Germany.  He received the U.S. Department of State’s Distinguished Service Award, the Commander’s Cross of the Federal Order of Merit from the President of Germany, and the Presidential Meritorious Service Award from President George W. Bush.  Mr. Bindenagel was an APSA Congressional Fellow with Congressman Lee H. Hamilton.  He holds a MA in Public Administration and AB in Political Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.