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The future of Obama’s coalition, judicial reform in Mexico and more

8:30 Structuring the Financial Industry to Enhance Economic Growth and Stability a half day conference with Sujit “Bob” Chakravorti, Clearing House Association; Nicolas Véron, Breugel; Daniel Tarullo, Federal Reserve Board; Marcus Stanley, Americans for Financial Reform; Charles Calomiris, Columbia University Graduate School of Business (Brookings Institution)

9:00 Judicial Reform in Mexico: Why it is Needed and Where Things Stand an all day conference with Layda Negrete, Presumed Guilty; Matthew C. Ingram, University of Albany, SUNY; Carolina Villadiego, Center for Judicial Studies in the Americas and more (Wilson Center)

12:00 The Obama Coalition in 2012 and Beyond with Anna Greenberg, Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research; Chanelle Hardy, National Urban League; Mee Moua, Asian American Justice Center; Clarissa Martinez De Castro, National Council of La Raza (Center for American Progress)

12:00 Ships of Oak, Guns of Iron: The War of 1812 and the Forging of the American Navy with Ronald D. Utt, author (Heritage)

12:30 Hawaii Emerging Leaders Program with Cristin Orr Shiffer, Blue Star Families; Nicole Forrester, CSIS (CSIS)

2:00 The Future of Humanitarian Action with Pierre Krähenbühl, ICRC Director of Operations (CSIS)

2:30 The Next Phase of the U.S.-Turkey Strategic Partnership with Ümit Boyner, Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD); William J. Antholis, Brookings Institution; Kemal Kirişci, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul; Soli Özel, Kadir Has University, Istanbul; Ömer Taşpınar, Brookings Institution (Brookings Institution)

5:30 Schieffer Series: China’s Leadership Transition and Looking Ahead at U.S. – China Relations with Kurt Campbell, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia and the Pacific; Richard McGregor, Financial Times; Christopher K. Johnson, CSIS (CSIS)

Allen McDuffee writes about politics and policy and covered think tanks for The Washington Post from 2011 to 2013. He freelances and hosts a podcast at and is currently working on a book about the influence of think tanks in Washington.



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Allen McDuffee · December 3, 2012