8:00 The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Contract Spending and the Supporting Industrial Base with David Berteau, CSIS; Guy Ben-Ari, CSIS (CSIS)

9:00 On the Cliff: A Bernard L. Schwartz Symposium with James K. Galbraith, Economists for Peace & Security; Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; Bruce Bartlett, New York Times Economix Blog; Heather Hurlburt, National Security Network; Michael Lind, New America Foundation; Sherle R. Schwenninger, New America Foundation (New America Foundation

9:00 The Economics of Carbon Taxes, an all day conference with Allen Fawcett, Energy Modeling Forum 24 Working Group; William Gale, Brookings Institution and Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center; Roberton Williams, Resources for the Future and University of Maryland; Molly Macauley, Resources for the Future (AEI

9:00 Understanding Chinese Nationalism: Historical Memory in Chinese Politics and Foreign Relations with Zheng Wang, Seton Hall University; J. Stapleton Roy, Wilson Center (Wilson Center)

9:30 The State of Teacher Evaluation Reform with Patrick McGuinn, Drew University; John Luczak, Education First; Mary Ann Snider, Rhode Island Department of Education; Carolyn Williams, New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) (Center for American Progress

10:30 U.S. – Turkish Relations: A Review at the Beginning of the Third Decade of the Post-Cold War Era with Bulent Aliriza, CSIS (CSIS)

10:30 Sub-Saharan Africa: Maintaining Growth in an Uncertain World with Amy E. Holman, Department of State; Antoinette Sayeh, IMF; Sean Nolan, IMF; Kent Hughes, Program on America and the Global Economy; Steve McDonald, Africa Program and Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity (Wilson Center)

10:30 Malaysia’s Performance and Prospects with James Keith, McLarty Associates; Pek Koon Heng, American University; Alex Mourmouras, IMF; Vikram Nehru, Carneige Endowment for International Peace (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)

12:00 Is There a Sound U.S. Policy towards Russia? with Edward Lozansky, American University in Moscow (Wilson Center)

12:30 Anticipatory Governance: Upgrading Government for the 21st Century with Jane Harman, WIlson Center; Leon Fuerth, Wilson Center; David Abshire, Wilson Center; Sandy Berger, WIlson Center; Paul R. Verkuil, Wilson Center (Wilson Center)

2:00 A First 100 Days Innovation Agenda for the Next Administration with Allan A. Friedman, Brookings; Walter D. Valdivia, Brookings; Alexander Reilly, O’Reilly Radar; Betsy Masiello, Google; John Wilbanks, Brookings (Brookings Institution)