Registration will begin at 8:00am with the program beginning promptly at 8:30am. Seating assignments will be given at registration. Please find the full day’s agenda below - subject to change.
8:00am-8:30am - Registration
8:30am - 8:33am - Welcome
Breakfast: A hot breakfast buffet will be served with fresh scrambled eggs, applewood smoked bacon, french toast, fingerling potatoes, danishes & bagels, sliced fruits & yogurts, hot coffee and tea, and fresh squeezed orange juice. Morning Host: ABC News’ Juju Chang with a
Welcome by Patricia Duff
8:33am-8:40am - Smithsonian Briefing: “The Future of the Women’s Museum”
Member of the Congressional Commission on the Women’s History Museum
Emily Rafferty, and Smithsonian's Karri Brady and Wendy Pangburn
8:40am-9:00am - “Climate Change Action”
Youth Activist recipients of the Changemaker Scholarship Jamie Margolin, 17-years-old, and Alexandria Villaseñor, 13-years-old, presented by Juju Chang and Sharon Patrick
9:00am-9:40am - “Women & Power”
Kay Koplovitz, USA Network founder, fmr. Cong. Mia Love, Alessandra Stanley, Co-Editor, Air Mail, a digital weekly publication created by Graydon Carter, and Washington Post's Sally Quinn. Moderated by Juju Chang
9:40am - 10:20am - “The Road to 2020: Leaders & Ideas”
fmr. Senator Claire McCaskill, GOP strategist Rick Tyler, fmr. Cong. Steve Israel, Third Way’s Matt Bennett, Firing Line Host Margaret Hoover. Moderated by NY1’s Errol Louis
10:20am-10:30am - “Can’t We All Just Get Along? How Washington Can Best Serve the Nation”
Senator Doug Jones [D-AL]
10:30am-11:10am - “Renewing Democracy”
Conservative author Max Boot, Human Rights Watch Nicole Austin-Hillery, freed prisoner Cohen Curtis, Brennan Center President Michael Waldman. Moderated by MSNBC’s Ari Melber
Afternoon Host: CNN’s John Avlon
11:10am-11:40am - “Growing a Fair Economy”
Alan Schwartz, Guggenheim Partners CEO, with MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle
12:00pm - Lunch: A plated 3-course lunch will be served with a pan-seared free
range chicken breast, sautéed asparagus and fava beans, mascarpone potatoes and locally cultivated shitake mushroom, caesar salad and gianduja chocolate tart.
12:00pm -12:45pm - “World View: Security Challenges & Opportunities”
Ambassador Bill Burns, fmr. Deputy Secretary of State, fmr. NATO Ambassador Nicholas Burns and fmr. Cong. Jane Harman, Woodrow Wilson Center CEO. Moderated by Edward Luce, Financial Times Columnist & author
12:45pm-1:25pm - “Rule of Law, Corruption and Abuse of Power”
CEO Bill Browder, Magnitsky Act advocate, in conversation with Preet Bharara, fmr. US Attorney, Southern District of New York. Moderated by Recode’s Kara Swisher
1:25pm - 2:05pm - “Journalism & Democracy”
Tom Brokaw, fmr. NBC Nightly News anchor, and bestselling author,
in a tribute to two iconic greats, Lesley Stahl, CBS News 60 Minutes, and Reuters’ Sir Harry Evans, fmr. editor of The Times and The Sunday Times
2:05pm - 2:08pm - John Avlon. Forum Adjournment. Thanks to all.
*Agenda subject to change.