2010 Domenici Conference Agenda

All events will be held at NMSU’s Corbett Center Ballrooms.

Wednesday, Sept. 1

7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Conference Registration


8:00 a.m. Opening and Welcome

Barbara Couture – New Mexico State University President

Garrey Carruthers – Domenici Institute Director

Hon. Pete V. Domenici – Retired U.S. Senator


8:45 a.m. Session I – Financial Reform

Thomas Hoenig – Federal Reserve Bank in Kansas City President


9:45 a.m. Session II – Financial Reform

Robert Davis – American Bankers Association Executive Vice President


10:45 a.m. Conference break


11:00 a.m. Session III – Border Issues

Hon. Kay Bailey Hutchison – U.S. Senator


12:00 p.m. Keynote – National Security

Hon. Sam Nunn – Former U.S. Senator


12:45 p.m. Lunch is served


1:45 p.m. Conference break


2:00 p.m. Session IV – National Security

Thomas O. Hunter – Sandia National Laboratories Retired Director


3:00 p.m. Session V – Afternoon with Pete

Garrey Carruthers – Domenici Institute Director

Hon. Pete V. Domenici – Former U.S. Senator

Sam Donaldson – ABC News Contributor


4:00 p.m. Reception for conference attendees

Thursday, Sept. 2

7 to 10 a.m. Conference Registration


9:00 a.m. Session VI – New Mexico Policy

Hon. Susana Martinez – 3rd Judicial District Attorney


10:00 a.m. Session VII – New Mexico Policy

Hon. Diane Denish – New Mexico Lieutenant Governor


11:15 a.m. Begin serving lunch


12:00 p.m. Keynote – 2010 Midterm Elections

Sam Donaldson – ABC News Contributor

Karl Rove – Fox News Contributor

Joe Lockhart – Political Analyst and Commentator


1:30 p.m. Conference concludes

Note: Agenda subject to change.

If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or any other for of auxiliary aid or service to attend the conference, please contact the Domenici Institute at 575-646-2066 at least three (3) days prior to the conference or as soon as possible.