Iran sanctions, a cost-benefit analysis; World Food Programme and more [Daybook]

8:30 Weighing Benefits and Costs of International Sanctions on Iran with Gregory Newbold, CNAS; Thomas Pickering, Brookings Institution; William Reinsch, Center for International Private Enterprise; George Perkovich, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)

9:00 Transboundary Environmental Security in the Mekong River Basin with Ed Grumbine, Kunming Institute of Biology; Richard Cronin, Stimson Center (Wilson Center

9:00 The World Food Programme: Innovative Delivery of Food Assistance for Long-Term Resilience with Allan Jury, World Food Programme (CSIS)

10:30 Technology Transfer, the Public Interest and Re-Igniting Public Research Investments with Samuel B. Howerton, Department of State; Bhaven Sampat, Columbia University; Walter D. Valdivia, Brookings Institution (Brookings Institution)

12:00 Worldwide Views on Biodiversity: A Case Study of Technology Assessment and Public Participation with David Rejeski, Wilson Center; Richard Worthington, Pomona College; Darlene Cavalier , Discover Magazine; David Sittenfeld, Museum of Science, Boston, and more (Wilson Center)

12:00 The Indispensable Milton Friedman: Essays on Politics and Economics with Lanny Ebenstein, editor (Heritage Foundation)

12:00 Market purity in a government age: BB&T’s lessons on corporate temptation with Arthur Brooks, AEI; John Allison, Cato Institute (AEI

12:00 Copyright Unbalanced: From Incentive to Excess with Jerry Brito, George Mason University; Tom W. Bell, Chapman University School of Law; Mitch Glazier, Recording Industry Association of America; Jim Harper, Cato Institute (Cato Institute

2:00 Woodrow Wilson and Syngman Rhee with Erez Manela, Harvard University; Lew Seok-Choon, Syngman Rhee Institute at Yonsei University; James Person, Wilson Center (Wilson Center)

2:00 Untangling Maritime Disputes in Asia with Yann-huei Song, Institute of European and American Studies Academia Sinica; Edward Chen,Institute of European and American Studies Academia Sinica; James L. Schoff, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Peter Dutton, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)

3:00 Is Europe facing a new Era? The Treaty on Stability and the Struggle for Economic Sovereignty in a Political Perspective with Piero Graglia, Milan State University (Wilson Center)