9:00 A Conversation on the Future of Central America: The Challenges and Opportunities of Infrastructure and Energy with keynote speech by José W. Fernández, Energy and Business Affairs, U.S. Department of State and others (Brookings)

9:30 The Conservative Legal Movement and the Future of Liberal Jurisprudence with The Honorable J. Harvie Wilkinson, III, Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and others (Brookings)

10:00 Prospects for U.S.-Australia-India Trilateral Cooperation with Graham Fletcher, Australian Embassy; Sunjoy Joshi, Observer Research Foundation; Lisa Curtis, The Heritage Foundation (Heritage Foundation)

12:15 Yemen’s Awakening? with Laura Kasinof, The New York Times; Mohammed Albasha, Embassy of the Republic of Yemen; Jonathan Guyer, New America Foundation (New America Foundation)

12:30 Congress Set for Showdown over Payroll Tax Extensions: A Live Web Chat with Gary Burtless with Gary Burtless, Economic Studies; Vivyan Tran, Politico (Brookings)

1:00 VA Mental Health Care: How Good Is It and How Can We Make It Better? with Katherine Watkins, RAND (RAND)

2:00 Attitudes Toward the New Middle East: Surveys of Arab and Jewish Opinion in Israel with William A. Galston, Brookings; Shibley Telhami, Brookings; Nahum Barnea, Yedioth Ahronoth (Brookings)

2:00 The Price of Freedom and Democracy: Defiant Bahrainis and the Arab Spring with Nabeel Rajab, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights and others (Wilson Center)

3:00 Small Modular Reactors: Key to Future Nuclear Power Generation in the U.S. with John Hamre, CSIS; Stephen Goldberg, Argonne National Laboratory; Joe Hezir, EOP Foundation, Inc (CSIS)

3:30 Book Discussion: Showcasing the Great Experiment: Cultural Diplomacy and Western Visitors to the Soviet Union, 1921-1941 with Michael David-Fox, Georgetown University (Wilson Center)

4:30 How to Create a Unique Online Communications Strategy: David Roodman and his Open Book Blog with David Roodman, Center for Global Development; Jessica Brinton, Center for Global Development (Center for Global Development)