Virtual Forum
18 November 2020

Sister Cities Spotlight: 

Krefeld, Germany

Charlotte Sister Cities is hosting a virtual forum on the history of our relationship with Krefeld, Germany.

7:00 - 8:15 pm EST

via Zoom

“Krefeld, Germany" by Markus Hermenau

Featuring an Introduction by

Mayor Harvey Gantt

50th Mayor of Charlotte, 1983-1987




2020 Exchange student in Krefeld; Senior at Myers Park High School 

Ingeborg Aarnink

Co-Founder of Charlotte's Sister Cities Partnership with Krefeld; Founder of the Alemannia Society and German School of Charlotte

Al Guarnieri

Parker Poe LLP, Partner; American Council on Germany, Warburg (Charlotte) Chapter, Director

Moderated by

Reinhard von Hennigs

BridgehouseLaw LLP, Chairman & Founder; Charlotte International Cabinet, Chair


Closing Remarks by

Klaus Becker

Honorary Consul of Germany to Western North Carolina; Nirosteel LLC, president & CEO; Zeitgeist Foundation, Founder and Chair

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