8:30 Narratives and Strategic Communications in Foreign Policy all day conference of the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy and is being conducted in partnership with the RAND Corporation (RAND)

12:00 Trendy or Green: Are Our Environmental Policies Helping? Capitol Hill briefing with Todd Myers, Patrick J. Michaels, Cato Institute; Laura Odato, Cato (Cato)

12:00 Vote Buying, Social Policy, and Civil Society in Brazil with Simeon Nichter, Harvard (Center for Global Development)

12:00 Professional Development and Teacher Evaluation in Improving Teacher Effectiveness with Craig Jerald, Break the Curve Consulting; Robert Pianta, Curry School of Education; John H. Tyler, Brown University; Stephanie Hirsh, Learning Forward; Segun Eubanks, National Education Association; Rorie Harris, Memphis City Schools (Center for American Progress)

1:30 Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi with Stephen P. Cohen, Brookings; Alan Berube, Brookings; Shuja Nawaz, Atlantic Council; Johannes Linn, Brookings (Brookings)

2:00 Advancing the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: A US - Iran Dialogue on Law, Policy, and Advocacy with Hengameh Saberi, Harvard Law School Project on Disability; Janet Lord, BlueLaw International, LLP; Sarah Kornblet, The Stimson Center; Allison deFranco, BlueLaw International LLP (Stimson Center)

2:30 The Americas and the World: Public Opinion and Foreign Policy in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, and Peru with Andrew Selee, Mexico Institute; Kevin Casas-Zamora, Brookings Institution; Peter Hakim, President Emeritus, Inter-American Dialogue; Stephen Johnson, CSIS (Wilson Center)

2:30 Life After the Super Committee: Where We Go From Here with Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) (Heritage)

4:00 Obama in Office: Assessing the First Two Years with Barbara Sinclair, UCLA; James A. Thurber, American University; Ron Elving, National Public Radio; Scott Lilly, Center for American Progress; Stephen J. Wayne, Georgetown University (Wilson Center)

5:30 Pledge or Wedge? Grover Norquist vs. Ross Douthat on the Taxpayer Protection Pledge (AEI)