8:45 Can the Turkish Model Gain Traction in the New Middle East? with Sinan Ülgen, Marwan Muasher, Thomas Carothers. (Carnegie)

9:00 New Research on Climate and Conflict Links with Joseph Hewitt, Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation, U.S. Agency for International Development; Joshua Busby, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas, Austin; Marc Levy, Center for International Earth Science Information Network, Earth Institute, Columbia University; Solomon Hsiang, Science Technology & Environmental Policy, Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, Princeton University (Wilson Center)

12:00 Enemies or Allies in the New Middle East? Turkey, Iran, and Saudi Arabia with David Ottaway, Washington Post; Henri Barkey, Lehigh University and former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; Trita Parsi, National Iranian American Council and author of A Single Roll of the Dice: Obama’s Policy with Iran (Wilson Center)

1:30 Public Opinion on Iraq and the Arab Spring with James Zogby, Edward Gnehm Jr., Mustafa Hamarneh, Marwan Muasher, Marina Ottaway (Carnegie)