2016
Annual
Conference

Cleveland, Ohio
Oct 1, 2016
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  • To promote political interests of Polish Americans.
  • To engage Polish Americans in the political process as voters, activists and candidates for office.
  • To foster dialogue between Polish Americans and elected or appointed officials and policy makers.
  • To educate elected officials on issues that comprise the Polish American agenda.
  • To promote the US – Poland partnership and help strengthen relations between the two allies.

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Video from the 2015 Conference

Here are selected videos from the 2015 Annual Conference, held at the Atlantic Council in Washington DC. Speakers include the keynote speaker, the Hon. Chuck Hagel, former Secretary of Defense, and our panelists, including political consultants James Zogby, Adam Wilczewski, and Mike Wild.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER Chuck Hagel

  • Putin using Syria as barganing chip; wants to build Russia back into a world power

    Chuck Hagel

    Keynote Speaker

  • America safer today than 10, 5, or even 1 year ago

    Chuck Hagel

    Keynote Speaker

  • New global challenges and their causes

    Chuck Hagel

    Keynote Speaker

  • No quick fix: Middle East problems need to be fixed locally

    Chuck Hagel

    Keynote Speaker

HIGHLIGHTS FROM OUR PanelS

See you October 1 at Cleveland State University

Thank you for making our 2015 annual conference a huge success. Below you will find links to media coverage of our conference which took place at the Atlantic Council in Washington, DC on October 10th and featured the Honorable Chuck Hagel, former US Secretary of Defense, as keynote speaker.

Our next conference will take place in September of 2016 and for the first time will be held in Ohio – a key state in the presidential elections with a Polish American community numbering almost half a million residents.

Please check back soon for additional details which will be published when they become available.

Videos from the 2015 Conference

See our video media page for more video clips of Chuck Hagel and our panelists

Chuck Hagel: America safer today than 10, 5 or even 1 year ago

Images from the 2015 Annual Conference

Images from previous Annual Conferences

About Chuck Hagel

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Former Republican Deputy Whip, United States Senate

United States Secretary of Defense, February 2013-2015

Senator, United States Senate, 1997-2008

Chief Executive Officer, Private Sector Council

Co-Founder, Vanguard Cellular Systems Incorporated

Director, Vanguard Cellular Systems Incorporated

President, McCarthy and Company, 1991-1996

Deputy Director, Economic Summit of Industrialized Nations, 1990

Chief Operating Officer, Economic Summit of Industrialized Nations, 1990

President, World United Service Organizations, 1987-1990

Chief Executive Officer, World United Service Organizations, 1987-1990

Deputy Administrator, Veterans Administration, 1981-1982

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  • The American Polish Advisory Council is a Washington, DC based, bipartisan organization whose mission is to represent the political interest of the Polish American community in Washington and beyond and to mobilize our community to play a greater role in municipal, state and national politics.

    Our 501 (c) (4) status allows us to lobby and support specific legislation that represents the interests of Polish Americans such as initiatives being undertaken in the US Congress that would pave the way for Poland’s entry into the Visa Waiver Program.

    The American Advisory Council is committed to building relationships and facilitating access to key policy makers and fostering dialogue that helps achieve tangible results.

    We invite you to learn about our programs and initiatives and become a part of our efforts to build a stronger Polish American community with a more prominent presence in the political arena.

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