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Lunch with US Ambassador Robert Sherman
Date: Friday, January 13th
Time: 12.15 - 3.00pm
Location: Sheraton Lisboa Hotel and SPA

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Guest Speakers

2016 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 8   Professor António Sampaio da Nóvoa
    Presidential candidate
February 24   Prof. António Barreto
    Subject: Portugal in Crisis?
April 20   Dra Cristina Casalinho
    Presidente do IGCP
    Subject: External and Public Debt in Portugal
May 10   Adalberto Campos Fernandes
    Minister of Health
May 24   Assunção Cristas
    Leader of the CDS opposition party and former Minister of Agriculture
June 7   Prof. Eduardo Catroga
    Former Minister of Finance and Member of the Board of EDP
    Subject: Renewable energy and the USA
June 15   Júlio Pereira
    Head of SIRP, Portuguese Intelligence Service
    Subject: Desafios para a segurança de Portugal numa perspectiva Europeia, Africana e Transatlântica - " Need to Know - Need to Share ?"

2015 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 30   Fernando Ulrich
    President - BPI
    Subject: A Situação Económica Portuguesa e Mundial
February 12   The Hon. Robert Sherman
    U.S. Ambassador to Portugal
    Subject: The Effects of the Mid-Terms in the 2016 US Presidentials
February 26   Eduardo Stock da Cunha
    President of Novo Banco
    Subject: A Situação da Banca em Portugal
March 18   Agostinho Pereira de Miranda (founder – Miranda Law Firm), Luis Vaz das Neves (President – Tribunal da Relação de Lisboa; Francisca Van Dunem (Procuradora Geral Distrital de Lisboa)
    Moderator: Cândida Pinto (Journalist – SIC)
    Subject: Panel Discussion about Justice in Portugal
April 22   Henrique Neto (Candidate to the Presidential Elections in Portugal)
    Moderator: Camilo Lourenço
    Subject: Efeito da Política na Economia Portuguesa
June 23   Miguel Frasquilho
    President of AICEP
October 13   Pedro Santana Lopes (Provedor Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa)
    Subject: O Caminho de Portugal
December 1   Sakutaro Tanino (Former Ambassador of Japan to China and to India)
    Subject: Diplomacy with China and India from an Asian Perspective
December 16   Professor Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa (Presidential Candidate)
    Subject: Presidenciais 2016

2014 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

February 5   António José Seguro
    Secretary General of the PS
    Subject: Pode haver Europa sem federalismo?
April 2   Eduardo Catroga
    SAPEC and EDP
    Subject: Retoma Económica Sustentável
April 9   Vital Moreira
    European Parliament
    Subject: TTIP Process - Perspectives and Concerns
April 23   António Pires de Lima
    Minister of Economy
    Subject: Retoma Económica Sustentável
May 6   Debate between Professors Adriano Moreira and Heitor Romana
    University Professors
    Subject: The geopolitical consequences of the crisis in Ukraine for transatlantic and Luso-African relations
May 20   Lunch Conference with Edmundo Martinho
    ILO - International Labour Organization
    Subject: Employment: The central pillar to sustainability
May 26   Lunch Conference with Prof. Rui Machete
    Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs
    Subject: Presente e Futuro das Relações Transatlânticas Portugal – Estados Unidos
May 28   Lunch Conference with António Saraiva
    President of CIP
    Subject: O Portugal pós-Troika
June 18   Lunch Conference with António Costa
    Mayor of Lisbon
    Subject: Agenda para a próxima década
June 26   The Hon. Robert Sherman
    Ambassador of the United States to Portugal
    Subject: Economic Diplomacy and Shared Prosperity
October 21   The Hon. Robert Sherman
    Ambassador of the United States to Portugal
    Subject: The UpComing US Presidential Elections
November 11   Maria Luís Albuquerque
    Minister of State and Finance
    Subject: Orçamento de Estado para 2015
December 11   José Gomes Ferreira
    Journalist
    Subject: O Dólar, a Política Monetária Americana e o Futuro dos Equilíbrios Económico-Monetários Mundiais

2013 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 24   António Costa
    Mayor of Lisbon
April 2   Amb. Allan Katz
    Ambassador of the USA to Portugal
    Subject: Portuguese - US Relations
April 30   Amb. João Vale de Almeida
    Ambassador of the EU to the USA
    Subject: A UE, Portugal e os Estados Unidos: um novo olhar sobre o Atlântico
May 23   Ricardo Espirito Santo Salgado
    President of BES
    Subject: Portuguese Economy
May 27   António Mexia
    CEO of EDP
    Subject: Os Mitos do Sector Eléctrico em Portugal
June 18   Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
    University Professor and Political Commentator
    Subject: EUA, Europa e Portugal - Trinta Anos Depois
July 8   Carlos Costa
    Governor of the Bank of Portugal
    Subject: Foundations for Portuguese and European Economic Growth
July 16   Economic debate between with Miguel Frasquilho (PSD), João Galamba (PS) and Nuno Magalhães (CDS)
    Moderated by Camilo Lourenço
October 15   Wolfgang Kemper
    CEO of Filkemp (former President of Hoechst)
    Subject: The future of Germany and its Impact on European Economy
October 25   Fernando Pinto
    President of TAP
    Subject: Air Transport as a Tool to Economic Development
November 11   Debate between Nicolau Santos and Camilo Lourenço
    Journalists
    Subject: Orçamento de Estado 2014 e Processo de Ajustamento desde 2008
November 27   Ricardo Costa
    Journalist
    Subject: Spoke about his book "Portugal - Manual de Instruções"
December 6   Maria Luís Albuquerque
    Minister of Finance
    Subject: O Processo de Ajustamento Económico e Financeiro


2012 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 25   Patrick Monteiro de Barros
    Entrepreneur
    Subject: Está na Hora de Portugal ter Nuclear
February 8   Amb. António Almeida Lima
    Executive Director of AICEP Portugal Global
February 29   Fernando Lima
    Grand-Master of GOL
March 21   José Francisco Moreno
    Grand-Master of GLLP/GRLP
April 4   Nuno Crato
    Minister of Education
    Subject: "Some Educational Trends in the US and Europe"
May 17   Vitor Gaspar (with AmCham)
    Portuguese Minister of Finance
    Subject: "The current Portuguese economic situation"
June 27   Carlos Moedas
    Secretary of State to the Prime Minister
September 20   António Borges
    Consultant to the Portuguese Government
September 27   U. S. Presidential Elections Debate with Thomas McMahon (D) and Christian Ferry (R)
    Moderated by Prof. João Carlos Espada
November 7   The Hon. Allan Katz (with IDP - Instituto da Democracia Portuguesa)
    U. S. Ambassador to Portugal
    Subject: "The Results of the U. S. Presidential Elections"


2011 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 27   Amb. Nuno Brito
    Director-General For Foreign Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (new Portuguese Ambassador to Washington DC – taking office in February 2011)
    Subject: The Tradition of Transatlantic Relations and Ambassadorial Representation
February 2   António Saraiva
    President of CIP
    Subject: Desafios para Tornar a Economia Portuguesa mais Competitiva
March 2   Rui Martinho
    Dean of the Portuguese Order of Economists
    Subject: O 'deleveraging' da Economia Portuguesa e o Retorno da Poupança
March 15   Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
    University Professor and Political Commentator
    Subject: Portugal: 2011 e Depois
April 5   Paulo Portas
    President of the CDS-PP
    Subject: The CDS’s Plan for Economic Recuperation of Portugal
May 4   Howard Dean
    Governor of Vermont, 1991-2003 and Chairmanof the Democratic National Committee, 2005-2009
    Subject: America's Domestic & International Challenges
May 9   Guilherme d’Oliveira Martins
    President of Tribunal de Contas
    Subject: Responsabilidade, Credibilidade e Confiança
May 26   João Salgueiro
    Economist, Former Minister of Finance and President of APB
    Subject: A Recuperação da Economia Portuguesa
October 13   Charles M. Duncan
    Vice-President Sales - Transatlantic, Middle East & India - United Airlines
    Subject: Creating a Stronger Airline Industry through Mergers and Alliances
October 26   Paulo Macedo
    Minister of Health
    Subject: O Futuro do Sistema de Saúde Português
November 8   António José Seguro
    Secretary General of the Socialist Party
    Subject: Crescimento e Emprego: A Recuperação Responsável
November 24   Carlos Costa
    Governor of the Bank of Portugal
    Subject: Desafios Imediatos e de Médio Prazo da Economia Portuguesa


2010 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

March 9   José Vieira da Silva (Joint with AmCham)
    Minister of Economy, Innovation and Development
    Subject: Portugal 2010: Os Desafios para o Desenvolvimento (Note: AmCham had 79 people there)
March 17   Gato Fedorento
    Comedians
   
March 23   António Mexia
    President of EDP and of the EDP Foundation
    Subject: Energias Renováveis: Um Investimento Sólido
April 13   Emidio Pinheiro
    President of BFA – Banco de Fomento de Angola
    Subject: Angola – Que Oportunidades para as Empresas?
May 19   The Hon. Allan Katz
    U. S. Ambassador to Portugal
    Subject: First official speaking engagement in Portugal
May 26   Pedro Passos Coelho
    President of the PSD
    Subject: Portugal: Situação Actual
June 29   Vitor Bento
    President of SIBS
    Subject: Das Contradições Europeias à Crise do Euro
October 14   Edward R. M. Kane
    Former President of the American Club of Lisbon / Former CIA representative to Portugal
    Subject: Current domestic situation and foreign policies of the United States
November 23   Carlos Tavares
    President of CMVM
    Subject: A crise Financeira e a Reforma da Regulação
December 15   Miguel Sousa Tavares
    Writer and Journalist
    Subject: Estado: O Nosso Inimigo Público nº 1
December 16   Leonor Beleza
    President of the Champalimaud Foundation
    Subject: Estratégia e Desafios da Fundação Champalimaud


2009 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 20   João Rendeiro
    Former banker
    Subject: Spoke about financial markets, his experience as a banker, his book and his view as to the impact to new US president will have on current financial turmoil.
February 12   Pedro Passos Coelho
    Former leader of JSD; Business Man
    Subject: Reformas da Política Pública
March 17   Carlos Manuel Ribeiro
    CEO of Siemens Portugal
    Subject: A Razão do Sucesso da Siemens em Tempo de Crise
March 24   Pedro Santana Lopes
    Candidate to Mayor of Lisbon
    Subject: Campaign: Cinco Sentidos para Lisboa
April 30   Paulo Portas
    President of CDS-PP
    Subject: Soluções para o Futuro de Portugal
May 28   Paulo Rangel
    PSD Candidate to the European Parliament
    Subject: Europa, Portugal e os Novos Poderes
June 23   António Costa
    Mayor of Lisbon
    Subject: Lisboa: Ontem, Hoje e Amanhã
July 7   Jorge Coelho
    CEO of Mota-Engil
    Subject: Lisboa: Problemas Globais - Soluções Globais?
September 24   Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
    Political Analyst and University Professor
    Subject: The upcoming local and legislative elections
October 1   Panel about local elections
    Isaltino Morais (independent candidate and current mayor); Isabel Meirelles (PPD-PSD/PPM/CDS-PP candidate); Marcos Perestrello (PS)
    Subject: The local elections in Oeiras
October 21   Nuno Rogeiro
    Political Analyst
    Subject: Lições de Eleições
November 3   Henrique Medina Carreira
    Conference and book launching – this was an evening event and did not include a meal
    Subject: Portugal, Que Futuro? (Conference organized in conjunction with Objectiva Editora)
November 17   António Barreto
    Sociologist, President of the Francisco Manuel dos Santos Foundation
    Subject: As reformas difíceis


2008 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

February 13   The Hon. Thomas F. Stephenson
    Ambassador of the USA to Portugal
    Subject: Perspectives on U.S. - Portuguese Relations and Global Challenges.
March 28   José Rodrigues dos Santos
    Former ACL Awards Scholar, RTP Anchorman, Author
April 16   Prof. Doutor Fernando Teixeira dos Santos
    Minister of State and Finance
May 15   António Costa
    Mayor of Lisbon
May 27   Samuel W. Bodman
    U. S. Secretary of Energy
    Subject: Solving the World’s Energy Challenges: The Critical Role of the Private Sector.
October 15   António Vitorino
    Political Commentator and Former European Commissioner
    Subject: A actual crise financeira, e as diferentes reacções à crise.
Novembro 6   The Hon. Thomas F. Stephenson
    Ambassador of the USA to Portugal
    Subject: The U.S. Elections
November 18   Manuela Ferreira Leite
    President of the P.S.D.
    Subject: A situação económica mundial em geral, e a portuguesa em particular.
December 4   Zeinal Bava
    CEO of Portugal Telecom
    Subject: As tendências actuais do sector de telecomunicações.


2007 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 24   Prof. António Câmara
    CEO of YDreams
    Subject: Big Changes Under Way in Portugal: Technology and Education.
February 28   Dr. Luís Amado
    Minister of Foreign Affairs
    Subject: O Presente e o Futuro das Relações Transatlânticas.
April 3   Dr. Paulo Portas
    Candidate to President of CDS/PP
    Subject: Uma Visão para o Centro-Direita em Portugal.
May 9   Prof.ª Drª Isabel Pires de Lima
    Minister of Culture
    Subject: A Cultura como Elemento de Política Externa.
May 31   Engº Paulo Azevedo
    Presidente da Comissão Executiva – SONAE, SGPS
    Subject: O Grupo Sonae e as Telecomunicações.
June 20   Prof. Doutor Nuno Severiano Teixeira
    Ministro da Defesa
    Subject: As Relações Transatlânticas e os Desafios à Segurança Internacional.
October 8   Steven C. Preston
    Administrator of the U. S. Small Business Administration
    Subject: American Small Businesses Leadership in Global Growth.
November 27   António Borges
    Vice-Chairman of Goldman Sachs International
    Subject: A volatilidade financeira e a economia real – implicações para Portugal.


2006 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

February 15   The Hon. Alfred Hoffman Jr.
    Ambassador of the United States of America to Portugal
    Subject: Transformational Diplomacy.
March 22   Dr. José Vieira da Silva
    Minister of Labor and Social Solidarity
    Subject: Qualificação e Competitividade - Os Desafios e as Soluções.
April 19   Prof. Doutor Fernando Teixeira dos Santos
    Minister of State and Finance
    Subject: Consolidação Orçamental e os Desafios da Competitividade.
May 3   João Paulo Girbal (Microsoft), José Joaquim Oliveira (IBM), Paulo Ramos (ParaRede)
    Moderated by: Dana T. Redford
    Panel about: The technological plan and its effects on the private sector.
June 20   Dr. Emilio Rui Vilar
    President of the Gulbenkian Foundation
    Subject: A Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian e os Desafios do Futuro.
October 11   Drª Maria de Lurdes Rodrigues
    Minister of Education
    Subject: A Educação em Portugal: Actualidade e Futuro.
October 25   Prof. Doutor Rui Machete
    President of the Luso-American Foundation
    Subject: A Fundação Luso-Americana para o Desenvolvimento: Um Projecto Ambicioso.
November 7   Dr. Paulo Teixeira Pinto
    CEO of Millennium BCP
    Subject: Estratégias de Criação de Valor.


2005 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 19   Dr. António Mexia
    Minister of Public Works, Transports and Communications
    Subject: A Reforma do Estado e a Sociedade Civil.
February 2   Dr. Pedro Santana Lopes
    Prime Minister of Portugal
    Subject: Eleições Legislativas
March 10   Prof. Jorge Vasconcellos e Sá
    (Joint lunch-conference with AmCham)
    University Professor
    Subject: Estratégias das Empresas Japonesas e Alemãs para conquistarem os mercados internacionais; ilações para as empresas Portuguesas na internacionalização e defesa do mercado interno.
March 30   Dr. Francisco Murteira Nabo
    President of COTEC, Bastonário da Ordem dos Economistas, board Member of PT
    Subject: Papel da Inovação na Sociedade do Conhecimento.
May 25   Dr. João Soares
    Candidate to Mayor of Sintra
    Subject: A Descentralização Administrativa: Qual o Futuro do Poder Autárquico em Portugal?
June 15   Mr. Eric Stewart
    U. S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Europe
    Subject: United States Trade Issues with the European Union and Portugal.
June 22   Prof. Dr. António Carmona Rodrigues
    Acting Mayor of Lisbon / Candidate to Mayor of Lisbon
    Subject: O Futuro de Lisboa.
July 20   Engº José Sócrates
    Prime Minister of Portugal
    Subject: A Economia Europeia.
September 21   Dr. Manuel Pinho
    Minister of Economy and Innovation
    Subject: Investimento, Economia e Inovação.
October 19   Dr. Ricardo Espírito Santo Salgado
    President of Grupo Espírito Santo
    Subject: A Contribuição do Sector Bancário para a Evolução da Sociedadee Economia Portuguesas.
November 10   Prof. J. Vasconcellos e Sá
    (organized by AmCham)
    Subject: Oportunidade: O Outro Nome da Crise (O Desafio da Produtividade em Portugal).
November 23   Prof. Aníbal Cavaco Silva
    Presidential Candidate
November 30   Dr. Manuel Alegre
    Presidential Candidate
December 14   Doutor Mário Soares
    Presidential Candidate


2004 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 28   Engº Armando Sevinate Pinto
    Minister of Agriculture
    Subject: A Política Agrícola Comum.
February 19   Dr. Manuel Monteiro
    President of the "Nova Democracia" Political Party
    Subject: Uma Nova República para Portugal.
March 17   Drª Manuela Ferreira Leite
    Minister of Finance
    Subject: Situação Político-Económica Actual.
April 21   Prof. Doutor Abel Mateus
    President of "Autoridade da Concorrência"
    Subject: Concorrência - Uma Nova Cultura Empresarial.
May 19   H. E. Assunção dos Anjos
    Ambassador of Angola to Portugal
    Subject: Angola e as Perspectivas de Desenvolvimento no Contexto da Paz.
June 16   Dr. José Luis Arnaut
    Minister Assistant to the Prime Minister
    Subject: Euro 2004 and Beyond.
July 21   Mr. Theodore W. Kassinger
    U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce
    Subject: The Importance of the U.S. - Portugal Relationship.
November 3   Prof. Vasco Rato
    Political Analyst
    Subject: How Yesterday's Presidential Elections will Impact U. S. Foreign Policy.
November 17    Investor Relations Panel
    Dr. Abel Sequeira Ferreira, Dr. Miguel Magalhães Duarte, Dr.
    Nuno Prego – moderated by Dr. Jorge Marrão
    Subject: Investor Relations in the Portuguese Capital Market.


2003 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 22   António Bagão Félix
    Minister of Social Security and Labor
    Subject: A Reforma Social e Laboral.
March 12   António Martins da Cruz
    Minister of Foreign Affairs
    Subject: A Parceria Atlântica.
April 16  Dr. Miguel Horta e Costa
    President & CEO of Portugal Telecom, SGPS, SA
    Subject: Portugal Telecom: Sucessos Passados e Desafios Futuros.
May 28   Rear Admiral Pierce J. Johnson
    Rear Admiral USNR - CINCSOUTHLANT
    Subject: Future of Nato.
June 26   Dr. Luis Delgado
    CEO of Agência Lusa, Columnist for the Diário de Notícias & Commentator for SIC
    Subject: O Velho e o Novo Mundo.
October 29    Dr. Gilberto Madaíl
    President of Federação Portuguesa de Futebol and Director of
    Sociedade Euro 2004
    Subject: O Euro 2004.
November 12   Prof. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
    Professor Catedrático da Universidade de Lisboa
    Subject: Portugal e a Europa: As Razões de um Sim.
December 10   Dr. Pedro Santana Lopes
    Mayor of Lisbon
    Subject: Lisboa: Indicadores Urbanos.

2002 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 23   Dr. Pedro Santana Lopes
    Mayor of Lisbon
    Subject: The Future of Lisbon.
February 27   The Hon. John N. Palmer
    U. S. Ambassador to Portugal
    Joint lunch with AmCham
    Subject: The United States and Europe after September 11th.
March 13   Luncheon debate between
    José Magalhães – PS representative
    and
    José Pacheco Pereira – PSD representative
    moderated by
    Prof. João Carlos Espada
    Director of the Institute for Political Studies of Universidade Católica Portuguesa
    Subject: The Upcoming Legislative Elections.
April 5   António Borges
    Managing Director & Vice-Chairman, Goldman Sachs Intl.
    Subject: Portugal in Europe. The Challenge of Modernisation.
June 19   Emidio Rangel
    Programming Director of RTP – Rádio Televisão Portuguesa
    Subject: O Serviço Público de Televisão.
September 11   Memorial Lunch
    (No speaker)

2001 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 24   Prof. João Lobo Antunes
    Neurosurgeon, author and “mandatário” of the Sampaio’s Presidential Campaign
    Subject: Two Elections.
February 21   Prof. Dr. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
    Political Analyst
    Subject: Portugal – A Entrada do Novo Século.
March 21   Dr. Pedro Santana Lopes
    Mayor of Câmara Municipal da Figueira da Foz (announced today candidacy to Mayor of Lisbon)
    Subject: As Eleições Autárquicas.
May 16   The Honorable Gerald S. McGowan
    Ambassador of the United States to Portugal
    Subject: Reflections of a Departing American Ambassador.
July 11   Prof. Ernâni Lopes
    Macroeconomist
    Subject: O Atlântico: Espaço Estratégico, de Cooperação e de Oportunidades de Negócio.
September 19   Prof. Vitor Constâncio
    Governor of the Bank of Portugal
    Subject: Portugal and the Euro.
October 24   Nuno Rogeiro
    Political Analyst
    Subject: Terrorism.
November 21   Dr. Guilherme d’ Oliveira Martins
    Minister of Finance
    Subject: Rigor Financeiro e Coesão Social: Portugal: Os Novos Desafios.
December 12   Engº Ludgero Marques
    President of AEP – Associação Empresarial de Portugal
    Subject: Capital Social e Capital Humano: Bases para a Competitividade da Economia Portuguesa.

2000 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 26   Dr. Francisco Pinto Balsemão
    President of SIC and Impresa
    Subject: De Monomedia até Multimedia.
February 23   Dr. Joaquim Pina Moura
    Ministro da Economia e Finanças
    Subject: A Economia Portuguesa no Início do Milénio.
March 22   Engº Belmiro Mendes de Azevedo
    President of the SONAE group
    Subject: A Governação das Holdings.
April 19   Telecommunications Panel
    Amb. Gerald McGowan, Dr. Luis Nazaré, Dr. António Carrapatoso – moderated by Dr. Luis Miguel P. Antunes
    Subject: Telecommunications and Innovation.
May 17   Dr. António Pires de Lima
    President of the Portuguese Bar Association
    Subject: A Situação da Justiça em Portugal.
June 1   William M. Daley
    U.S. Secretary of Commerce
    Subject: E-Commerce and the Digital Divide: Meeting the Challenge.
October 26   Victoria Clarke vs Lorraine Voles
    Advisors to the George W. Bush and to the Al Gore Campaigns
    Debate: Insights and Arguments Fresh From the Battlefield of the U.S. Presidential Campaign.
    Moderator: Prof. João Carlos Espada – Director of the Institute for Political Studies at
    Universidade Católica
November 15   Engº Joaquim Ferreira do Amaral
    PSD Presidential Candidate
    Subject: Portugal e o Seu Futuro na Europa.

1999 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 20   H. E. António Guterres
    Prime Minister of Portugal
    Subject: Desafios que se Colocam à
    Comunidade Euro-Atlântica, nesta viragem do século.
February 10   Prof. Dr. António de Sousa
    Governor of the Bank of Portugal
    Subject: Globalização e as Crises Financeiras.
March 24   Gerald S. McGowan
    Ambassador of the United States to Portugal
    Subject: Lisbon and Washington: A Tale of Two Cities.
April 27   Matjaz Kovacic 
    Ambassador of Slovenia to Portugal
    Subject: The Situation in the Balkans.
May 26 Vicente Jorge Silva
    Journalist and Political Commentator
    Subject: O Futuro do Panorama Político em Portugal.
June 28   José Manuel Durão Barroso
    President of P.S.D.
    Subject: Legislative Elections.
October 13   Gerald S. McGowan
    Ambassador of the United States to Portugal
    Subject: East Timor, Portugal and the United States.
November 17   Dr. José Roquette
    President of Sporting Football Club and businessman
    Subject: The Business of Football, and Football as a Business/Euro 2004.
December 15   Dr. Artur Santos Silva
    President of Grupo B.P.I.
    Subject: A Banca no Novo Milénio.

1998 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 28   Prof. Dr. José Veiga Simão
    Minister of Defense
    Subject: A Defesa Nacional numa Sociedade em Mudança.
February 18   Engº José Torres Campos
    Commissioner of EXPO 98
    Subject: Exposição Mundial de Lisboa 1998.
April 1   Herman José
    Comedian
    Subject: A Alegria de Mentir.
April 22   H. E. Ambassador Gerald S. McGowan
    Ambassador of the United States to Portugal
    Subject: Why am I here?
May 22 Secretary William M. Daley
    U. S. Secretary of Commerce
    Subject: The Relationship between Portugal and the United States
August 10   His Excellency Kofi Annan
    Secretary-General of the United Nations
    Subject: The United Nations and the Community.
September 2    Dr. Robert Ballard
    The man who discovered the Titanic
    Subject: The Discovery of the Titanic and other Historic Shipwrecks.
October 28   Dr. José Magalhães
    Political Analyst and Member of Parliament for PS
    Subject: Saving Private Privacy - Mission Impossible?
December 16   Dr. Vitor Constâncio
    Administrator of BPI
    Subject: The Euro and its Impact in the Portuguese Economy.

1997 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 15   H. E. Dr. Mário Soares
February 19   Dr. José Ramos Horta
    1996 Nobel Peace Prize Winner
    Subject: Iniciativa de Paz por Timor Leste e o Papel dos Estados Unidos.
March 19   Dr. José Narciso da Cunha Rodrigues
    Attorney General of Portugal
    Subject: A Justiça no Fim do Século: Mitos e Paradigmas.
April 16   H. E. Amb. Elizabeth Frawley Bagley
    Ambassador of the United States to Portugal
    Subject: The United States and Portugal, A Dynamic Partnership.
May 14 Prof. Ernâni Lopes
    Subject: Moeda Única Europeia e Reestruturação Industrial. O Caso Português.
July 16 H. E. António de Sousa Franco
    Minister of Finance
    Subject: A Entrada do Euro: de que Modo Afectará o resto do Mundo?
October 22   Dr. João Soares
    Mayor of Lisbon
    Subject: Lisboa e o Futuro.
November 19   Engº Joaquim Ferreira do Amaral
    Candidate for Mayor of Lisbon
    Subject: Uma vista sobre Lisboa.

1996 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 24   Dr. Jaime Gama
    Minister of Foreign Affairs
February 28   Prof. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
    Distinguished Political Analyst
    Subject: "Portugal - The Next Constitutional Revision".
April 10   Ambassador Selwa «Lucky» Roosevelt
    Former White House Chief of Protocol
May 15   Drª Maria de Jesus Barroso Soares
    Former First Lady of Portugal
July 3 Luncheon debate between
    Christopher Matthews - San Francisco Examiner
    and
    William Schneider - CNN
    moderated by
    The Hon. Elizabeth Frawley Bagley
    Ambassador of the United States to Portugal
    Subject: U.S. Presidential Elections ‘96.
October 16   H. E. António Guterres
    Prime Minister of Portugal
    Subject: His vision of the future of Portugal.
November 13   Sen. Frank Murkowski (R - Alaska)
    Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D - New Jersey)
    Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D - Maryland)
    American Senators visiting Portugal
    Subject: Recent Presidential elections, outcome and predictions.
December 18   Drª Maria de Belém Roseira
    Minister of Health

1995 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 25   Dr. Manuel Monteiro
    President of C.D.S.
    Subject: “Portugal e os Dasafios Europeus”
February 15   Dr. José Manuel Durão Barroso
    Minister for Foreign Affairs
March 22   Engº António Guterres
    Secretary General of The Partido Socialista
April 19   Dr. Daniel Proença de Carvalho
    Well-known Lawyer and Political Analyst
    Subject: O Poder Político Face aos Poderes Mediático e Judicial.
May 17   Dr. Fernando Nogueira
    President of The Partido Social Democrata
June 21   Dr. Paulo Portas
    Director of “O Independente”
July 12   Dr. Diogo Freitas do Amaral
    President - Designate of the UN General Assembly
    Subject: Important Issues Facing the U.N. Today.
October 18   Debate between:
    J. António Saraiva: Director of Semanário
    Daniel Proença de Carvalho: Distinguished lawyer and political analyst
    Subject: Election Results.
November 22   Dr. Jorge Sampaio
    Candidate for President of the Republic of Portugal
December 13   Prof. Aníbal Cavaco Silva
    Former Prime Minister and Candidate for President of the Republic of Portugal

1994 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 26   Dr. Francisco Pinto Balsemão
    President of SIC and of Controljornal
    Subject: Television and Communication.
March 2   Dr. Pedro Santana Lopes
    Secretary of State for Culture
Subject: Current Political Situation in Portugal & Lisbon ‘94 - Cultural Capital of Europe.
March 30   Dr. José Pacheco Pereira
    First V. P. of the Parliamentary Group of the PSD
Subject: Os Caminhos que Levam a Alguma Parte na Política Portuguesa.
May 5   Dr. António Maria Pereira
    Official Monitor of the S. African Elections & President of the Parliamentary Committee for Foreign Affairs
    Subject: First-hand Observations.
June 6   U.S. Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell
    and
    U.S. Congressman Richard W. Pombo
    Prominent elected officials of the U.S. Government
  Subject: Various topics of concern between the U.S. and Europe and Portugal in Particular.
July 6   Prof. Dr. Eduardo Catroga
    Minister of Finance
October 19   Ambassador Elizabeth Frawley Bagley
    Subject: The U.S. and Portugal - a New Agenda.
November 11   Mr. Roger Ballou
    President of American Express Travel Related Services
December 14    Dr. Fernando Gomes
    Mayor of Porto
    CANCELLED (car accident)

1993 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

February 3   Admiral “Mike” Boorda
    Cmdr. Naval Forces South ( NATO Command ) & Cmdr. U. S. Navy Europe ( U.S. Command )
    Subject: NATO and the U.S. Navy in Southern Europe.
March 3   Dr. António José Cardoso e Cunha
    Commissioner of EXPO 98 - Lisbon
Subject: Portugal Hoje - A Gestão das Oportunidades.
March 24   H. E. Aníbal Cavaco Silva
    Prime Minister of Portugal
Subject: Portugal e a Construção Europeia.
April 21   Drª Fernanda Mota Pinto
    Provedora da Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa
    Subject: S.C.M.L. - Cinco Séculos de Solidariedade.
May 19   Dr. Isaltino Morais
    Mayor of Oeiras
  Subject: O Poder Local e os Novos Desafios deste Fim de Século.
June 23   Engº Álvaro Barreto
    President of SOPORCEL
  Subject: Consequências do Intervencionismo na Economia Portuguesa.
July 13   Professor Doutor Jorge Braga de Macedo
    Minister of Finance
  Subject: Política Economica Global.
October 27   Dr. José Manuel Durão Barroso
    Minister of Foreign Affairs
December 15   Dr. Miguel Esteves Cardoso
    Founder and co-editor of "O INDEPENDENTE"
  Subject: Farewell to the Atlantic Ocean; Portugal, the U.S.A. and the European Community.

1992 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 28   Dr. Jaime Nogueira Pinto
    Political analyst and columnist
    Subject: A Situação e o Futuro da África Austral - Uma Perpectiva Portuguesa.
February 26   H. E. Engº Fernando Faria de Oliveira
    Minister of Commerce and Tourism
Subject: Prioridades da Economia Real no Contexto do Mercado Único.
March 27   H. E. Prof. Dr. João de Deus Pinheiro
    Minister for Foreign Affairs
April 29   The Hon. Everett Ellis Briggs
    Ambassador of the U.S. to Portugal
    Subject: Update on U.S. Portuguese Relations.
May 27   Dr. Ricardo Espírito Santo Salgado
    Grupo Espírito Santo and BESCL
  Subject: Contribuição do Sector Financeiro para a Internacionalização das Empresas Portuguesas.
June 17   Dr. João Bosco Soares Mota Amaral
    President of the Regional Government of the Açores
  Subject: Os Açores e as relações Luso-Americanas.
July 15   H. E. Mário Soares
    President of the Republic of Portugal
  Subject: O Papel de Portugal na Construção Europeia.
October 28   Dr. Manuel Fernando da Silva Monteiro
    President of the CDS
  Subject: O Futuro de Portugal na Europa.
November 25   Padre Vitor Feytor Pinto
    Head of the Movimento de Defesa da Vida

1991 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 23   Engº Jorge Jardim Gonçalves
    President of BCP
    CANCELLED (Gulf War)
February 27   H. E. Joaquim Fernando Nogueira
    Minister of the Presidency and of Defense
March 20   Engº Jorge Jardim Gonçalves
    Pres. Board of Dir. of the Banco Comercial Português
    Subject: Experiência do Grupo Financeiro BCP.
April 15   Dr. António Neto da Silva
    Secretary of State for Foreign Trade
    Subject: Outlook on the Internationalization of the Portuguese Economy. (joint with Am Cham.)
May 16   Dr. Pedro Santana Lopes
    Secretary of State for Culture
  Subject: Portugal - Os Anos que Vêm.
June 19   Dr. António Maria Pereira
    Lawyer, writer and analyst
  Subject: Critical Overview of his observations of the dynamic changes under way in the Soviet Union.
July 3   Engº António Guterres
    Leader of the P.S. group in the Assembly of the Republic
  Subject: Portugal - Desafios do Futuro.
October 24   Dr. Vasco Pulido Valente
    Political analyst and Journalist
  Subject: The Political Situation in Portugal.
November 27   H. E. Guennadi Guerassimov
    Ambassador of the U.S.S.R.
  Subject: The Soviet Union Today.
December 19   Drª Helena Vaz da Silva
    President of the Centro Nacional de Cultura
  Subject: Portugal, uma Encruzilhada Viva.

1990 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 30   Dr. Jonas Savimbi
    President of UNITA
    Subject: Portugal e Angola.
February 21   H. E. Alberto João Jardim
    President of the Regional Government of Madeira
    Subject: O P.S.D. no Momento Político Actual.
March 29   Dr. Carlos A. P. V. Monjardino
    President of the Fundação Oriente
    Subject: Portugal / Macau - Que Presente? Que Futuro?
April 18   Engº José Angelo Ferreira Correia
    Pres. da Comissão dos Assuntos Parlamentares Europeus
    Subject: Perspectivas do Desenvolvimento em Portugal.
May 17   Dr. José Manuel Durão Barroso
    Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
    Subject: A Política Africana de Portugal.
June 20   H. E. Joaquim Ferreira do Amaral
    Minister of Public Works, Transport. and Communication
    Subject: A Infraestruturação de Portugal.
July 11   The Honorable Everett Ellis Briggs
    American Ambassador to Portugal
    Subject: First Impressions.
October 24   Dr. Daniel Proença de Carvalho
    Lawyer, writer and well-known political analyst
    Subject: Confrontos Eleitorais no Próximo Ano.
November 28   Dr. Mário Soares
    President of the Republic of Portugal and presidential candidate
December 19   Dr. Basílio Horta
    CDS - Principal opposition figure


1989 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 25   Dr. José Pacheco Pereira
    Vice-President of the PSD Parliamentary Group
    Subject: The Major Issues of Portuguese Politics.
February 22   Dr. Jorge Sampaio
    Secretary General of the Socialist Party
    Subject: Democracia e Solidariedade - A Aposta dos Socialistas Portugueses para os anos 90.
March 22   Engº Luís Fernando Mira Amaral
    Minister of Industry and Energy
    Subject: A Política Industrial Portuguesa face ao Mercado Único de 1992.
April 26   Dr. Angelo D’Almeida Ribeiro
    Provedor de Justiça
    Subject: Novas Perspectivas dos Direitos do Homem no Mundo.
May 24    Engº José Macário Correia
    Secretary of the Environment
    Subject: Política de Ambiente e Recursos Naturais em Portugal.
June 21   Engº Belmiro de Azevedo
    President of Grupo SONAE
    Subject: Privatizações - Uma Oportunidade para Rentabilizar Activos e Dinamizar Mercados de Capitais.
July 12   Dr. José Alberto Tavares Moreira
    Governor of the Bank of Portugal
    Subject: Aspectos Relevantes da Presente Conjuntura Económica.
September 19    Mr. Richard Lesher
    President - American Chambers of Commerce in the U.S.
    Subject: Economic Challenges Facing the West; U.S. Economic Outlook and views of the European Internal Market.
October 18    H. E. Valentin P. Kassatkin
    Ambassador of the U.S.S.R.
    Subject: Perestroika, Glasnost and the Overall Situation in the Soviet Union. East-West Relations.
November 22    Prof. Dr. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
    Candidate for Mayor of Lisbon
    Subject: Lisboa nos Anos 90.
December 13    Dr. Jorge Sampaio
    Candidate for Mayor of Lisbon
    Subject: Lisboa - Capital Atlântica da Europa.


1988 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 20   Ambassador Alberto Franco Nogueira
    Subject: Luso-American bilateral relations.
February 24   Sr. José Manuel Torres Couto
    Secretary Gen. of the União Geral de Trabalhadores UGT
    Subject: Dealing with Labour and Union Affairs.
March 23   The Hon. Edward M. Rowell
    Ambassador of the U.S.A. to Portugal
    Subject: U.S. - Portuguese relations, in Particular the Atlantic Alliance.
April 27   H. E. Engº Carlos Montez Melancia
    Governor of Macau
    Subject: Potencialidades de Macau no Quadro da Política da Abertura da República Popular da China.
May 27    Prof. Doutor João de Deus Pinheiro
    Minister of Foreign Affairs
    Subject: Aspects of Portugal’s Foreign Policy.
June 29   Dr. António D’Orey Capucho
    Ministro dos Assuntos Parlamentares
    Subject: PSD - Estratégia Política para 1988 - 1990:
- Acção Governativa e Parlamentar
- Revisão Constitucional - Eleições
September 28   Dr. Miguel Esteves Cardoso
    Director of "O INDEPENDENTE"
    Subject: The Advantages of Inequality.
October 26   H. E. Dr. Miguel Cadilhe
    Minister of Finance
    Subject: Portugal - Política Macro-económica para 1989.
November 29   General Carlos Azeredo
    Commander of the Northern Military Region
    Subject: O Papel dos Militares no Portugal Contemporâneo.
December 15   Dr. Rui Chancerelle de Machete
    President of the Executive Council of the Luso-American Foundation for Development (FLAD)
    Subject: The Foundation and its Activities.


1987 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 14   General António Ramalho Eanes
    President of the PRD
    Subject: O PRD - A Génese, a Actuação, e a Razão de Ser do Partido.
February 18   S.A.R. Dom Duarte Pio de Bragança
    Subject: Timor - Passado e Futuro.
March 18   Professor Diogo Freitas do Amaral
    President of the Fundação Portugal Século XXI
    Subject: A Tentação Parlamentarista.
April 22   Srª D. Maria Teresa Pinto Basto Gouveia
    Secretary of State for Culture
    Subject: A Política Cultural.
May 28   H. E. Prof. Doutor Aníbal Cavaco Silva
    Prime Minister of Portugal
    Subject: Política Económica e as Relações Portugal - Estados Unidos.
June 22   H. E. Dr. João Bosco Mota Amaral
    President of the Regional Government of the Açores
    Subject: Os Açores no Quadro das Relações Luso - Americanas.
July 22   JMJ: Political columnist (Semanário)
    AMP: Distinguished lawyer/ACL board memb
    Subject: Analysis of the Elections.
November 18    Drª Raquel de Bethencourt Ferreira
    President of the Foreign Investment Institute (IIE)
    Subject: Foreign Investment in Portugal.
December 16   Dr. Roberto Carneiro
    Minister of Education
    Subject: Dealing with the Ministry and its Manifold Problems.


1986 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 31   H. E. Prof Doutor Aníbal Cavaco Silva
    Prime Minister of Portugal
February 27   The Honorable Frank Shakespeare
    U.S. Ambassador to Portugal
    Subject: Recent Developments in the U.S.A..
March 26   Dr. Dinis de Abreu
    Director of the Diário de Notícias
    Subject: Informação Poder - Que Independência?
April 30   Dr. Rui Mateus
    President of the Directive Council of FLAD
    Subject: The Luso-American Foundation as an Instrument of Co-operation between Portugal and the U.S.A..
May 15    General Richard L. Lawson, USAF
    Deputy Commander in Chief of the U.S. European Command
    Subject: The U.S. European Command and the NATO Alliance.
July 24   Dr. Vítor Constâncio
    Secretary General of the Portuguese Socialist Party
    Subject: The PS and the Current Political Situation in Portugal.
October 17    Engº Cardoso e Cunha
    Portuguese Commissioner to the European Communities
    Subject: Portuguese Experience to Date with EEC Membership, and the Road of the Future.
November 21    The Honorable Frank Shakespeare
    U.S. Ambassador to Portugal
    Subject: Some Thoughts on U.S. Trends and Attitudes.
December 19   Engº Jorge Rocha de Matos
    President of AIP - Associação Industrial Portuguesa
    Subject: Perspectivas para a Indústria Portuguesa, no Actual Contexto Político, Face à Integração na CEE.


1985 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 23   General José Lemos Ferreira
    Chief of Staff of the Portuguese Armed Forces
    Subject: Defesa Militar Portuguesa no Contexto Nacional e “OTAN”.
February 27   Mr. Craig A. Nalen
    President - U.S. Overseas Private Investment Corporation
    Subject: U.S. Private Investment Overseas : Constructive Partnership or Yankee Imperialism?
March 27   Engº Nuno Kruz Abecasis
    Mayor of Lisbon
    Subject: As Novas Dimensões do Mundo - As Relações entre Cidades e o Seu Impacto Económico-Social.
April 17   Dr. Daniel Proença de Carvalho
    Lawyer
    Subject: Portugal Político - 1985.
May 29    Engª Mª de Lourdes Pintassilgo
    Subject: Nova Abordagem Sócio-Cultural da Democracia na Europa: O Caso Português.
June 27   Prof. Doutor Diogo Freitas do Amaral
    Subject: Portugal - País Ingovernável?
November 27   Engº Hermínio Martinho
    President of the PRD - Party of Democratic Renewal
    Subject: O Partido Novo na Sociedade Portuguesa.
December 19   Dr. Mário Soares
    Presidential candidate
    Subject: Porque sou Candidato. O que está em Jogo nas Próximas Eleições Presidenciais.


1984 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 18   Dr. Pedro Ferraz da Costa
    President of CIP - Confederation of Portuguese Industry
    Subject: Perspective or Approaches to the Current Situation of the Portuguese Economy for the Medium Term.
February 22   Dr. António de Almeida Santos
    Minister of State and Parliamentary Affairs
    Subject: Coragem de Governar Portugal.
March 29   The Honorable George S. Vest
    U.S. Ambassador to the EEC in Brussels
    Subject: The U.S. and the European Community - The Necessity for Partnership.
April 26   Brigadier João de Almeida Bruno
    Commanding Officer of the PSP
    Subject: A PSP - Passado, Presente e Perspectiva no Futuro.
May 23   Prof. Doutor José Veiga Simão
    Minister of Industry and Energy
    Subject: Política Industrial e Energética Portuguesa para a Próxima Decada: Progresso ou Decadência?
June 6   Prof. Doutor Carlos Mota Pinto
    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense
    Subject: Política de Estabilização e Política de Mudança.
September 26   Dr. António M. Martins Pereira Marta
    President of the Commision for European Integration
    Subject: O Processo de Negociações para a Adesão de Portugal às Comunidades Europeias.
October 24   Prof. Doutor Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
    Ex-gov. fig. involved in journalism (Semanário) and the PSD
    Subject: The Electoral System, the Party System, and the System of Government in Portugal.
November 21   Dr. Alberto João C. Gonçalves Jardim
    President of the Autonomous region of Madeira
December 21   H. E. Dr. Leonardo Mathias
    Ambassador of Portugal to the U. S.
    Subject: Perspectivas das Relações Portugal - E.U.A..


1983 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 28   Professor Lucas Pires
    Minister of Culture
February 23   Dr. Mário Soares
March 30   Prof. Dr. Carlos Alberto da Mota Pinto
    Vice Chairman of the National Political Commission of the PSD, and former Prime Minister
May 4   Dr. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
    CANCELLED
May 25   Cor. Engº Filipe J.F. Themudo Barata
    Chairman of INDEP - Industrias Nacionais de Defesa
    Subject: Defense Industries in Portugal.
October 26   H. E. Eduardo Pereira
    Minister of Internal Administration
November 16   H. E. Hernâni Lopes
    Minister of Finance and Planning
December 14   The Honorable H. Allen Holmes
    American Ambassador to Portugal


1982 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 29   Dr. Victor Constâncio
    Member of Parliament and of the Socialist Party
    Subject: Analysis of the Economic Program of the Government.
February 24   Dr. Carlos Barral
    Head of the Business Management Department of the University of Lisbon
    Subject: The Challenge to Portuguese Business Management in the 80’s and the Role of Higher Management Education.
March 31   Dr. Alexandre de Azevedo Vaz Pinto
    President of the Foreign Investment Institute
    Subject: Why Invest in Portugal?
April 21   Dr. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
    Secretary of State and Assistant to the Prime Minister
    Subject: Current Political Situation and the Outlook for the Constitutional Revision.
October 11   Prof. Dr. Aníbal Cavaco Silva
    Distinguished economist and former Minister of Finance
    Subject: Problemas da Economia Portuguesa.
October 29   The Hon. H. Allen Holmes
    U.S. Ambassador to Portugal
    Subject: U.S. / Portuguese Relations.
December 3   Dr. Vítor M. R. Constâncio
    Vice Governor of the Bank of Portugal and former Minister of Finance and Planning
    Subject: Current Economic Situation in Portugal.


1981 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 28   Mr. Kaspar C. Cassani
    President of IBM Europe, Middle East and Africa Corp.
    Subject: Managing a European Multi-National.
February 25   Engº António J. B. Cardoso e Cunha
    Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries
    Subject: Portugal - Agricultural Country.
March 26   Dr. João Bosco Mota Amaral
    President of the Regional Government of the Açores
    Subject: Azorean Political and Economic Situation in our Relationship with Mainland Portugal.
April 30   Ms. Vera Lagoa
    Director of “O DIABO”
    Subject: Patriotism and Solidarity.
May 27   Prof. Dr. André Gonçalves Pereira
    Minister of Foreign Affairs
    Subject: Main Lines of Portuguese Foreign Policy.
September 22   Luncheon on board the aircraft carrier USS EISENHOWER
September 28   H. E. Engº Ricardo Baião Horta
    Minister of Industry, Energy and Export
    Subject: New Government’s Policy Pertaining to this Ministry.
October 28   Dr. Artur dos Santos Silva
    President da Comissão Instaladora da Soc. Port. de Inv.
    Subject: Portuguese Investment Climate and the New Portuguese Investment Societies.
November 18   H. E. Dr. João Maurício Fernandes Salgueiro
    Minister for Finance and Planning
    Subject: Portuguese Economy.


1980 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 16   Dr. João Salgueiro
    President of the Banco de Fomento Nacional
    Subject: Critical Economic Issues to be Faced in 1980.
February 27   Dr. António Santos Labiza
    Vice Presidente de Conselho de Gestão do Gabinete da Área de Sines
    Subject: Future of Sines.
March 26   Engº Álvaro Barreto
    Minister of Industry and Technology
    Subject: The Prospects for Industrial Growth in Portugal.
April 30   Dr. Anibal Cavaco Silva
    Minister of Finance and Planning
    Subject: Recent Developments in the Portuguese Political Economy.
May 28   The Hon. Richard Bloomfield
    U.S. Ambassador to Portugal
    Subject: The U.S.A. and the World Today.
July 10   Dr. Eusébio Marques de Carvalho
    Minister of Labor
    Subject: The Social and the Economic.
October 29   The Hon. Herbert Salzman
    Ambassador to the OECD
    Subject: The Energy Crisis - Varying Implications from the OECD Countries.
November 19   Dr. Rui Almeida Mendes
    Secretary of State for European Integration
    Subject: Implication of Portugal’s Entry into the EEC.
December 11   Dr. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
    Interim Director of EXPRESSO
    Subject: Objective Analysis of the Presidential Elections.


1979 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 17   Dr. António Barreto
    Member of Parliament
    Subject: Political Prospects of Portugal.
February 14   Professor Lucas Pires
    Vice President of the Partido do Centro Democrático Social (CDS)
    Subject: Revision of the Current Constitution.
March 21   Engº António Guterres
    Member of the PS; Chairman of the National Assembly Economic Committee
    Subject: A Medium Term Economic Plan for Portugal.
May 2   Dr. Francisco Sá Carneiro
    President of the Partido Social Democrata (PSD)
June 6    Prof. Diogo Freitas do Amaral
    President of the CDS
June 27   Dr. Mário Soares
    Secretary General of the Partido Socialista (PS)
September 6    Engº Filipe Moura Vicente
    Vice President of PETROGAL
October 31    Mr. E. A. Azikiwe
    Chargé d‘ Affaires at the Nigerian Embassy
    Subject: Nigeria - Prospects for the 1980’s.
November 28    Dr. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
    Vice-Director of EXPRESSO
    Subject: Objective Analysis of the Portuguese Political Situation.


1978 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 18   Engº António Vasco de Mello
    President, Confederation of Portuguese Industry (CIP)
    Subject: The Status of Portuguese Industry and Prospects for the Future.
March 23   Dr. Victor Constâncio
    Minister of Finance and Planning
    Subject: Current Fiscal Status of Portugal.
May 18   Engº Carlos Melancia
    Minister of Industry and Technology
June 28   Dr. Basílio Horta
    Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism
September 28   The Hon. Richard J. Bloomfield
    U.S. Ambassador to Portugal
October 25   Mr. Milton H. Lehr
    President of the Federation of International American Clubs
    Subject: The Purpose of the Federation.
December 20    Dr. José Manuel Medeiros Ferreira
    Former Foreign Affairs Minister
    Subject: The Evolution of the Democratic Process in Portugal.


1977 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 26   Vice Almirante Augusto Souto Silva Cruz
    Chief of Staff of the Portuguese Navy and Member of the Revolutionary Council
    Subject: Geographic and Strategic Position of Portugal and her Contribution to the Western World.
March 2   Prof. Diogo Freitas do Amaral
    President of the CDS
    Subject: Comments on the Current Situation in Portugal and Prospects for the Future
March 17   Professor Morris Weisz
    Internationally known authority in the field of labor relations
    Subject: Trends in International Labor Management Relations.
April 28    Mr. Carl-Henrik Winquist
    Secretary General, International Chamber of Commerce
    Subject: Business and International Organization.
May 25   Sr. António Manuel Maldonado Gonelha
    Portuguese Minister of Labor
    Subject: Labor Management Relations and Prospects for Improvement in this Key Area of the Portuguese Economy.
June 23   Engº Alfredo Nobre da Costa
    Minister of Industry and Technology
    Subject: Industry in Portugal.
November 23   Dr. Alexandre de Azeredo Vaz Pinto
    President, Foreign Investment Institute


1976 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 7   Dr. Emilio Rui Vilar
    Vice Governor of the Bank of Portugal
January 29   Dr. Vítor Constâncio
    Secretary of State for Plans and Budget
February 18   Dr. Jorge Campinos
    Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism
March 3   Comandante Vasco D. Almeida e Costa
    Minister of Internal Administration
March 19    The Hon. William N. Walker
    U.S. Amb. Serving as Deputy Special Rep. for Trade Negotiations and Head of the U.S. Delegation to the Tokyo Round of Multilateral TradeNegotiations in Geneva
    Subject: Multilateral Trade Negs., Revitalizing the World Trading System.
March 24   Dr. Mário Soares
    Secretary-General of the Socialist Party
May 5   Dr. João Salgueiro
    President of the Banco do Fomento Nacional
May 26   Dr. Francisco Sá Carneiro
    Secretary-General of the Partido Popular Democrático (PPD)
June 23   Dr. Diogo Freitas do Amaral
    President of the Partido Centro Democrático Social (CDS)
September 22   Rear Admiral Frank W. Corley, Jr.
    Commander Iberia Atlantic Area Command (COMIBERLANT)
    Subject: The NATO Maritime Scene.
October 27   Dr. Vasco Vieira de Almeida
    Lawyer
    Subject: Foreign Assistance in Light of the Goals and the Overall Strategy of the Portuguese Economy.
November 24    General Carlos Galvão de Melo
    Member of the National Assembly
December 2   The Hon. Elliott Richardson
    U.S. Secretary of Commerce
    Subject: Comments on his Recent Negotiations in Selected Eastern European Countries.


1975 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 30   Engº António Vasco de Mello
    President of the Executive Committee of the Portuguese Industrial Confederation
    Subject: What Has Happened to Portuguese Industry Since April 25th and Prospects for the Immediate Future.
February 26   Dr. Rui Machete
    Assistant Secretary-General of the PPD
    Subject: The PPD’s Role in the Forthcoming Elections.
March 26   The Hon. Frank C. Carlucci
    American Ambassador to Portugal
    Subject: U.S. Relations with Portugal.
May 28    Comandante Jorge Correia Jesuino
    Minister of Mass Communications
    Subject: A Visit to the United States.
June 26   Vice Almirante António Alva Rosa Coutinho
    Member of Portuguese Revolutionary Council
September 24   Dr. Nuno Rocha
    Director of “O TEMPO” Newspaper
    Subject: The Future Role of the Press in Portugal.
October 29    Miss Vera Lagoa
    Portuguese Columnist and Writer
    Subject: Analysis of the Current Political Scene.


1974 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 24   Engº Berthol Bendixen
    Coordinator, ZAMCO
    Subject: Cabora Bassa Project.
February 28   Admiral Robert B. Erly
    Chief, U.S. MAAG
    Subject: The Iberian Atlantic Area Command (IBERLANT).
March 25   Mr. Chris Petrow
    Minister - Counselor for Economic Affairs at the American Embassy in Paris
    Subject: The International Energy Crisis: An American View.
April 25   THIS LUNCH WAS CANCELLED BECAUSE OF THE REVOLUTION
    Prof. José Veiga Simão
    Minister of Education
    Subject: Education in Portugal.
June 4   Dr. Vasco Vieira de Almeida
    Minister of Economic Coordination
    Subject: The Economic Outlook in Portugal Today.
September 25   Capitão José Inácio da Costa Martins
    Portuguese Minister of Labor
October 25    Brigadeiro Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho
    Vice Commander of Continental Operations Command (COPCON) and Military Governor of Lisbon
    Subject: 25 April - 6 Months After and 6 Months from Now.
November 20    His Excellency Arnout de Waal
    Dutch Ambassador to Portugal
    Subject: The Netherlands - Social and Economic Progress without Major Overseas territories.
December 18    Dr. Mário Soares
    Secretary General of the Socialist Party


1973 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

April 4   Dr. Jorge Silva de Mello
    President, Board of Directors CUF
May 17   Dr. Carlos Lourenço
    President of the Commission of the Ministério de Corporação de Economia do Exterior
    Subject: Portugal and the Common Market.
September 27   Mr. Richard St. F. Post
    U.S. Chargé d‘ Affaires
    Subject: Activities of the U.S. Government Agencies in Portugal.
October 31   Dr. Artur Reis e Sousa
    Lawyer
    Subject: Legal Problems Encountered When People and Companies Come to Portugal to Work and Establish Companies.
November 28   Engº Luís Filipe Moura Vicente
    Director Geral dos Combustíveis
    Subject: The World Energy Crisis and its Effect on Portugal.


1972 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 19   Engº António da Silva Martins
    Director of the Sines Project Planning
    Subject: Sines Project.
February 23   Rear Admiral Eugene B. Fluckey
    Commander IBERLANT and Chief of MAAG
    Subject: NATO in Portugal.
March 29   Dr. Álvaro Martins de Sousa
    Head of P.R. Services for Portuguese Information and Tourism
    Subject: Trends and Importance of Tourism in Portugal.
May 17   Ambassador Rui Teixeira Guerra
    President of the International Commission for EEC
    Subject: Integration of Portugal into the European Community.
June 21   The Hon. Kevin T. Kelly
    Australian Ambassador to Portugal
    Subject: Approaches to Europe - An Australian View.
October 4   The Hon. Ridgway B. Knight
    American Ambassador to the United States
    Subject: State of the United States.
October 25   Mr. Thomas Murphy
    Director of American Host Program
    Subject: Foreign Teachers Exchange Program.


1971 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 5   Dr. Daniel Boorstin
    American Historian
    Subject: What American Historians Don’t Talk About.
February 3   Dr. Michael Pitt
    Headmaster at St. Julian’s School
    Subject: Problems Encountered in Establishing a School in Pakistan.
March 19   Vice Admiral Isaac C. Kidd, Jr. USN
    Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet
    Subject: The Threat to NATO’s Southern Flank.
April 19   Dr. V. Xavier Pintado
    Secretary of State for Commerce
    Subject: The Portuguese Commercial Policy.
May 27   Brig. General Thomas Aldrich
    Commander of the U.S. Forces in the Azores
June 16   The Hon. David Francis Muirhead
    British Ambassador to Portugal
    Subject: Britain and the International Scene.
September 8   The Hon. Ridgway B. Knight
    U.S. Ambassador to Portugal
    Subject: Present Perspectives - America’s New Economic Policy.
October 25   Mr. Allen F. Drury
    American Author
November 16   Dr. J. Presper Eckert
    Vice President of UNIVAC Division of Sperry-Rand Corporation and co-inventor of the first all-electronic computer
December 2   Dr. Bonifácio de Miranda
    Director of Information, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    Subject: Portuguese Government’s Position Regarding Portugal’s Overseas Provinces.


1970 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 28   Philippine Dance Group
May 13   Mr. Maxwell Lehman
    Director of Public Administration Center of Long Island University
    Subject: Problems Facing Cities in the U.S. and Other Parts of the World.
June 3   Mr. Rogério Martins
    Secretary of State for Industry
    Subject: Economic Development and Progress in Portugal.
September 16   The Hon. Ridgway B. Knight
    U.S. Ambassador to Portugal
    Subject: State of National and International Affairs.
October 28   Dr. Vasco Vieira de Almeida
    Managing Director, Banco Português do Atlântico
    Subject: Trends in the Portuguese Economy.
November 16   Mr. Ben Gross
    Syndicated Columnist of the New York Daily News
    Subject: History and Progress of the Radio and Television Industry.


1969 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 8   Mr. James A. Michener
    American Author
February 19   Mr. Frank Borman
    American Astronaut, Apollo 8 Commander
March 26   Brigadeiro Fernando A. de Oliveira
    Secretary of State for Air
    Subject: A New Approach to Decision Making.
April 23   Engº Gago da Câmara de Medeiros
    Representative of the Portuguese Atlantic Commission
    Subject: NATO.
May 28   Engº Fernando Marques Videira
    Director General of Nuclear Fuels and Industrial Reactors - Portuguese Atomic Energy Commission
    Subject: Plans for Industrial Applications of Nuclear Energy in Portugal.
June 3   Mr. Henry Fowler
    Former Secretary of the Treasury
    Subject: Money.
October 1   The Hon. Ridgway B. Knight
    U.S. Ambassador to Portugal
    Subject: Serious Challenges that Confront us Today.
December 17   Engº Fernando de Castro Fontes
    Head of the Zambesi Development and Settlement Mission
    Subject: Cabora Bassa Dam Project.


1968 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 26   Mr. Phillip H. Trezise
    U. S. Ambassador to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
    Subject: U.S. Balance of Payments Program.
February 29   Dr. Francisco Balsemão
    Managing Editor, “Diário Popular”
April 24   Prof. Adriano Moreira
    Director - Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Política Ultramarina
    Subject: Portuguese Communities throughout the World.
May 15   Sr. Alfredo de Q. R. Vaz Pinto
    President of TAP
    Subject: Columbus’ Adventure - How and Where it Started.
June 26   Dr. Francisco Cambournac
    Director and Professor of the National School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in Lisbon
    Subject: Public Health in Africa.
October 16   Ambassador Foy Kohler
    Professor of International Studies at the Center for Advanced International Studies, University of Miami, Florida
    Subject: Reflections on the Soviet Scene.
November 13   The Hon. William Tapley Bennett, Jr.
    U.S. Ambassador to Portugal
    Subject: How the U.S. Presidential election Process Functions, and How it Originated.
December 5   Rear Admiral Eugene B. Fluckey; USN
    Chief of U.S. Military Assistance Advisory Group (MAGG)
    Commander of the Iberian Command Atlantic (IBERLANT)


1967 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 25   Dr. Franco Nogueira
    Minister of Foreign Affairs
February 22   Adml. Thomas H. Moorer
    U.S.N. - Nato Supreme Allied Comander - Atlantic
    Subject: Outline of Purpose of Iberlant - Nato.
March 29   Amália Rodrigues
    Fado Singer
April 26   Engº Manuel Rocha
    Director, National Laboratory of Civil Engineering
May 31   Mr. Allen S. Drury
    American Author
    Subject: Subject: Synopsis on How Washington‘s Press Corps Functions.
June 21   Dr. Gilberto Freyre
    Brazilian Author
    Subject: How European is Brazil?
October 18   Dr. Franco Nogueira
    Minister of Foreign Affairs
November 15   Dr. Richard Houk
    Chairman of de Paul University‘s Dept. of Geography
    Subject: Africa 1967


1966 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 19   Dr. Tomás Ribas
    Author
February 23   Mr. Tad Sczulc
    New York Times, Bureau Chief for the Iberian Peninsula
    Subject: Spain and its Great Awakening.
March 16   The Hon. Everett Ellis Briggs
    U.S. Ambassador to Portugal
April 20   Mr. Dante Vacchi
    Photographer
September 28   The Hon. William Tapley Bennett, Jr.
    U.S. Ambassador to Portugal
November 23   Dr. João Freitas Branco
    Music Critic for "O Século"
    Subject: Comments on Interesting Aspects of U.S. and Portuguese Music.


1965 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

February 24   Dr. César Moreira Batista
    President of the Secretaria Nacional de Informação
March 17   Mr. Harry Compton
    U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
  Dr. Cacho
    Director Geral of the Portuguese National Nuclear Laboratory
  Dr. Saldanha
    Director, Junta Nuclear
April 14   Hon. George W. Anderson
    U.S. Ambassador to Portugal
May 19   Gen. Robert M. Lee
    Air Deputy to Supreme Allied Commander Europe
    Subject: Air Situation.
October 20   Col. John Glenn
    First American to Orbit Earth
November 17   Engº José Abranches Canto Moniz
    Director of Gabinete da Ponte Sobre o Tejo
    Subject: Report on Tagus Suspension Bridge.
December 15   Dr. Tito Arantes
    Portuguese Lawyer and Deputado da Nação


1964 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 15   Rear Adml. Genter
December 10   Dr. Adriano J. A. Moreira
    President of the Sociedade de Geografia


1963 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

June 5   Prof. Harry A. Overstreet
    Author, Journalist, Lecturer


1962 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

February 7   Mr. Douglas Wheeler
    Fulbright Student
    Subject: General Impressions of Portugal and Summary of Subjects Studied at Fulbright.


1961 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

January 12   Adml. Sarmento Rodrigues
    Subject: Tribute to The Hon. L. MacVeagh.
February 1   Dr. Ramiro Valadão
    Chief of SNI Press Services
March 1   Prof. Robert Smith
    University of Pennsylvania
    Subject: Lisbon - New Center for the Arts.


1960 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

March 16   Minister of the Presidency


1958 Luncheon Speakers at the American Club of Lisbon

March 12   Dr. Joseph W. Barker
    Director of the Research Corporation
June 27   Vice Adml. B. L . Austin