9:00 Trans-Pacific Partnership: A Canadian Perspective with Scott Miller, CSIS; Murray Hiebert, CSIS; John Manley, Canadian Council of Chief Executives (CSIS)

9:30 Building and Unlocking Immigrant Skills with Bruce Katz, Brookings; Audrey Singer, Brookings; Kevin Kelly, Upwardly Global; José Ramón Fernández-Peña, Welcome Back Initiative; Robert G. Templin, Jr., Northern Virginia Community College; Suzette Brooks Masters, J.M. Kaplan Fund (Brookings)

9:30 The Africa CSO Sustainability Index: A Comparative Analysis of Government/Civil Society Relations with Stephan Klingelhofer, International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL); Arthur Larok, ActionAid Uganda; Lisa Slifer-Mbacke, Management Systems International; John Harbeson, Johns Hopkins University (Wilson Center)

10:00 Pathways to the Middle Class: Balancing Personal and Public Responsibilities with Ron Haskins, Center on Children and Families; John Bridgeland, Civic Enterprises, LLC; Ruth Marcus,The Washington Post; Juan Williams,Fox News; Scott Winship, Center on Children and Families, Economic Studies (Brookings)

10:00 US trade policy and the presidential election with Grant Aldonas, Split Rock International Inc.; Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; Claude Barfield, AEI (AEI)

12:00 Silent Spring at 50: The False Crises of Rachel Carson with co-editor Andrew Morriss,University of Alabama and Environment Research Center; Richard Tren, Searle Freedom Trust; Jerry Taylor, Cato Institute (Cato Institute)

12:00 The Dire Effects of Sequestration and A Middle East In Chaos- Implications for Congress with Peter Brookes, Heritage Foundation; Robert Zarate, Foreign Policy Initiative; Mackenzie Eaglen, American Enterprise Institute (Heritage)

2:00 China’s Prospects on the Eve of the 18th Party Congress (Brookings)

3:00 The U.S. Trade Agenda: Where Do We Go From Here? with Rep. David Dreier (R-CA); Phillip Truluck, Heritage (Heritage)