8:30 U.S. Forward Presence in the Asia- Pacific Region: An all day event with David Berteau, CSIS; Amb. Richard Armitage, Armitage International; Lt. General (Ret.) Noboru Yamaguchi, National Defense Academy of Japan; Dr. Kathleen Hicks, Principal Under Secretary of Defense for Policy (CSIS)

9:00 Book Launch Sustaining U.S.- China Cooperation in Clean Energy with Merritt T. Cooke, China Partnership of Greater Philiadelphia; J. Stapleton Roy, Kissinger Institure on China and the United States (Wilson Center)

10:00 China and Africa with Ambassador David Shinn, George Washington University; Joshua Eisenman, American Foreign Policy Council (CSIS)

11:00 Pulling Pakistan out of Economic Crisis with Shahid Javed Burki, Institute of Public Policy, Lahore, Pakistan; Parvez Hasan, World Bank and Government of West Pakistan; Eric Manes, World Bank; Aisha Pasha, Beaconhouse National University (Wilson Center)

12:00 Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee with Richard J. Herring, University of Pennsylvania; George G. Kaufman, Loyola University Chicago; Kenneth W. Dam, University of Chicago Law School and Brookings Institution; Franklin Edwards, Columbia University; Robert A. Eisenbeis, Cumberland Advisors; Catherine Schrand, University of Pennsylvania; Kenneth E. Scott, Stanford Law School ; Chester Spatt, Carnegie Mellon University; Charles W. Calomiris, AEI; Peter J. Wallison, AEI (AEI)

12:00 Russian-Iranian Relations: Implications for U.S. Policy with Mark N. Katz, George Mason University (Wilson Center)

12:30 The Global Offensive: The United States, the Palestine Liberation Organization, and the Making of the Post-Cold War Order with Paul Thomas Chamberlin, University of Kentucky, George Washington University; James F. Person, Wilson Center (Wilson Center)

3:00 Nigeria’s Domestic and Foreign Policy Priorities with Oronto Douglass, Special Advisor to the President on Strategy; Ken Wiwa, Jr. , Senior Special Assistant to the President on Civil Society and International Media; Dimieari Von Kemedi, Special Consultant to the President (CSIS)

6:00 Free Market Revolution: How Ayn Rand’s Ideas Can End Big Government with Yaron Brook, Ayn Rand Institute; Don Watkins, Ayn Rand Institute; David Boaz, Cato Institute (Cato Institute)