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7:30 am - 8:00 am Networking Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:00 am Presentation with Audience Q+A
About Ambassador Daniel Baer
Daniel Baer was U.S. ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe from 2013 to 2017. He previously served as a Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor from 2009-2013. Baer was an assistant professor at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, a Faculty Fellow at Harvard’s Safra Center for Ethics, and a project leader at The Boston Consulting Group. He holds a doctorate in International Relations from Oxford and a degree in Social Studies and African American Studies from Harvard. He lives in Denver with his husband, Brian.
About Consul General Stephen Bridges
Stephen Bridges accepted his post as Consul General in Chicago, Illinois in August 2013. Formerly, he was in London leading on Human Resources and workforce issues for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office since 2011. From 2007 to 2011 he was in the private sector working with renewable energy and natural resources companies. In his 30 year career as a Diplomat, Stephen has served the Government of the United Kingdom in both Africa and Asia, to include posts as British Ambassador to Cambodia (2001 to 2004) and Acting and Deputy High Commissioner, Consul General, and Trade & Investment Director to Bangladesh (2005 to 2007). Stephen has extensive private sector experience and holds an International Relations degree from the University of London and an MA in Asian Pacific Studies from the University of Leeds.