2014 Domenici Conference Agenda

All events will be held at the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave.

Wednesday, September 17

7 a.m. – 3 p.m. Registration
The registration desk will be open throughout the two-day conference. Please stop at registration when you arrive to receive your name badge and program.
9 a.m. Opening Ceremonies
9:30 a.m. Defense Priorities: The Next Five Years
Leon Panetta, former U.S. Secretary of Defense and former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
10:30 a.m. The Bipartisan Challenge in Washington
Dan Glickman, former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture; former U.S. Representative from Kansas
Frank Keating, former Governor of Oklahoma; President and CEO, American Bankers Association
Mary Wilson, former President, League of Women Voters of the United States
11:45 a.m. Lunch is served (Convention Center ballroom)
1 p.m. Immigration Reform
Randel Johnson, Senior Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
2 p.m. Immigration Reform
Angela Maria Kelley, Vice President of Immigration Policy, Center for American Progress
3 p.m. Immigration Reform
Carlos Gutierrez, former U.S. Secretary of Commerce; former CEO, Kellogg Company
4 p.m. Program concludes for the day
4:30 p.m. Reception at Pete V. Domenici Hall on the NMSU Campus
3014 McFie Circle, Las Cruces, NM 88003

Thursday, September 18

7 a.m. – 1 p.m. Registration
7 – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8 a.m. Program begins
8:15 a.m. Candidate for New Mexico Governor
Susana Martinez, Republican
9 a.m. Cyber Espionage and the Digital Battleground
Joel Brenner, former Head of U.S. Counterintelligence for the Director of National Intelligence; former Senior Counsel and Inspector General, National Security Agency
10 a.m. Cyber Security
John Zepper, Director, Computing and Network Services, Sandia National Laboratories
11 a.m. 2014 Elections
Charlie Black, Republican Political Strategist, former Senior Adviser to two U.S. Presidents
Donna Brazile, Democratic Political Strategist and Commentator
12:15 p.m. Lunch is served (Convention Center exhibit hall)
12:45 p.m. Candidate for New Mexico Governor
Gary King, Democrat
1:30 p.m. Closing Remarks/Conference Concludes