9:00 Red Ink and Bad Blood: What Do Federal Budget Politics Mean for the Next President and You? with David Wessel, Wall Street Journal; Alice Rivlin, Bipartisan Policy Center; Joseph Minarik, Committee for Economic Development; Eugene Steuerle, The Urban Institute (Brookings Institution)

9:30 Iraq Energy Outlook with Dr. Fatih Birol, IEA; Jabir Habeb, Embassy of Iraq (CSIS)

10:30 The Economic and Security Direction of the New Chinese Government: A half day conference with Cheng Li, Brookings Institution; Chris Yung, National Defense University; Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Melanie Hart, Center for American Progress; Derek Scissors, Heritage Foundation; Terry Miller,  Heritage Foundation (Heritage Foundation

12:00 Gender Equity, Health, and Cultural Tensions in the Amazon with Cristina Espinosa, Brandeis University; Juliana Martinez-Franzoni, University of Costa Rica; John Coonrod, The Hunger Project (Wilson Center)

12:00 Adaptable Autocrats: Regime Power in Egypt and Syria with Joshua Stacher, Kent State University (Wilson Center)

12:00 Labor Protest and Political Change in Putin’s Russia with Stephen Crowley, Kennan Institute and East European Studies, Europe Program (Wilson Center)

12:00 My Brain Made Me Do It with Stephen J. Morse, University of Pennsylvania Law School; Kent Kiehl, University of New Mexico; Kayla Pope, Boys Town National Research Hospital; Sally Satel, American Enterprise Institute; Gary Marchant, Arizona State University; Hank Greely, Stanford Law School (New America Foundation)

2:00 Promoting Responsible Agricultural Investments in Africa with Steve McDonald, Africa Program and Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity; Michele McNabb, Partnership to Cut Hunger & Poverty in Africa; Katie Campbell, ActionAid; Dan Charles, National Public Radio; Mima Nedelcovych, Partner Shaffer Global; Matthew Armah, Millennium Development Authority; Carlos Moamba, AgroFuturos; Njack Kane, Novel Commodities; Paul Weisenfeld, USAID (Wilson Center

4:00 Reform Without End: Europe’s Welfare Traditions with Thomas Adams, National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Education Program (Wilson Center)

6:00 Powerful Peace: A Navy SEAL’s Lessons on Peace from a Lifetime at War with J. Robert DuBois, Author and former U.S. Navy SEAL (CSIS)