8:30 Access to Information and Accountability: A half day conference with Jacqueline Peschard, Mexico Institute-Comexi Short-term Scholar; Andrew Selee, Mexico Institute; Catalina Botero, OAS Inter-American Commission on Human Rights; Thomas Blanton, National Security Archive; Marcos Mendiburu, World Bank; Karen Finnegan, Office of Government Information Services; Mauricio Merino Huerta, Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas (CIDE), Mexico City; Elio Villasenor, Citizen’s Initiative for the Promotion of the Culture of Dialogue; Oscar Chacon / National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities; Patrice McDermott, Open the Government (Wilson Center)

10:00 Unconventional Times, Unconventional Measures with Federal Reserve Board Governor Jeremy Stein (Brookings

12:00 Model, Resource or Outlier? Does it Matter? – What Effect Has the U.S. Constitution Had on the Recently-Adopted Constitutions of Other Nations? with Dr. István Stumpf, Supreme Constitutional Court, Hungary; Jeremy Rabkin, George Mason University School of Law; Ron Rotunda, Chapman University School of Law; Emilia Versteeg, University of Virginia School of Law (Heritage)

12:00 Is IPAB Medicare Reform? Or Just Another Stop on the Road to Serfdom? with Michael F. Cannon, Cato Institute; Len Nichols, Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics, George Mason University; Jocelyn Moore, Legislative Director, Sen. John D. Rockefeller (Cato)

1:00 Japan in Asia: An Address by Ichiro Fujisaki, Ambassador of Japan to the United States (Brookings)

1:30 Beyond the Fiscal Cliff: US Economic Strategy for the Next Decade with Lawrence H. Summers, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (Center for American Progress

2:00 Two bubbles and two central banks: What now? with Mark Fogarty, National Mortgage News; Mark J. Perry, AEI; Thomas Zimmerman, UBS Investment Bank; Desmond Lachman, AEI; John H. Makin, AEI; Chris Whalen, Tangent Capital Partners (AEI

2:00 Venezuela votes: Outcome and outlook for regional security with Dan Fisk, International Republican Institute; Joel D. Hirst, George W. Bush Institute; Roger F. Noriega, AEI; Martin Rodil, Vision Americas LLC (AEI)

4:30 Arab Youth: A Look at the Future with Dalia Mogahed, Gallup Center for Muslim Studies; Marina Ottawa, CEIP; Rami Khouri, Harvard University(Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)