Hoover Institution Retreat October 17–19, 2010

Sunday, October 17, 2010
Sunday, October 17
6:30 p.m. Welcoming remarks by John Raisian
Before-dinner remarks by Daniel Hannan
The New Road to Serfdom: A Letter of Warning to America
Monday, October 18
8:15 – 8:30 a.m. Opening remarks by John Raisian
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Russell Roberts
Making the Case for Smaller Government:
Reclaiming the Moral High Ground
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. Michael McConnell
Fiscal Crisis and the Constitution
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Arnold Kling
Unchecked and Unbalanced: How the Discrepancy between Knowledge
and Power Caused the Financial Crisis and Threatens Democracy
11:15 – 12:00 p.m. Victor Davis Hanson
Back to the Future: The New World Order
1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Choice of breakout sessions:
Stephen Haber
The Mexican Drug War: Implications for the United States
Robert Hall
Why Is Unemployment So High and Long Lasting?
Kenneth Jowitt
American Exceptionalism: From George Washington to Barack Obama?
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Choice of breakout sessions:
Scott Atlas
America's Health Care: Ignored Facts and Disregarded Options
Thomas Henriksen
What Can Happen in Afghanistan
Terry Moe
Technology and the Future of American Education
3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Choice of breakout sessions:
Abbas Milani
Myth of the Great Satan: The Future of U.S.-Iran Relations
Kenneth Scott
The Financial Crisis: Causes and Lessons
7:15 p.m. Before-dinner remarks by Condoleezza Rice
American Foreign Policy: Challenges and Opportunities
Tuesday, October 19
8:15 – 9:00 a.m. Richard Sousa
X Marks the Spot: Hidden Treasures in the Hoover Archives
9:00 – 9:45 a.m. John Taylor
An Economic Program for the Future
10:15 – 11:00 a.m. Leszek Balcerowicz
How to Avoid Another Serious Financial Crisis
11:00 – 12:00 p.m. David Brady and Morris Fiorina
The 2010 Elections

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