Event: Conferences

Fall 2009 Conference

The Council of American Ambassadors Fall 2009 Conference was held in New York City on November 16 and 17, 2009. A Board of DIrectors meeting on the afternoon of Monday, November 16 was followed by a reception at the residence of Ambassador and Mrs. Bruce Gelb.

On Tuesday, November 17, members were briefed on Cuba and US-Cuban relations by Anthony DePalma (Writer-in-Residence, Seton Hall University) and Christopher Sabatini (Senior Director of Policy, Americas Society/Council of the Americas). Master Sergeant Scott Neil (United States Operations Command) then discussed military engagement in counterinsurgency and counterterrorism efforts.

The morning briefings were followed by a luncheon in the Diplomat Ballroom of the Millennium UN Plaza Hotel. New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly offered brief remarks about counterterrorism initiatives in New York City.


Nov 16, 2009 - Nov 17, 2009


New York, NY