2011 Domenici Conference Agenda

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

Wednesday, Aug. 31

8 a.m.-4 p.m. Conference Registration


10 a.m. Opening and Welcome

President Barbara Couture – New Mexico State University

Dean Garrey Carruthers – Domenici Institute Director

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


10:45 a.m. Session I – Science and Technology: Can America Compete?

Mr. Norman Augustine – retired Chairman and CEO, Lockheed Martin Corporation


11:45 a.m. Lunch


1 p.m. Session II – Health Care

Ms. Karen Ignagni – President and CEO, America’s Health Insurance Plans


2 p.m. Session III – Health Care

J. Mario Molina, M.D., President and CEO, Molina Healthcare Inc.


3 p.m. Session IV – Health Care

Hon. Thomas A. Daschle, former U.S. Senator


4 p.m. Remarks on State Issues

Hon. Susana Martinez, New Mexico Governor


4:30-6 p.m. Reception

Thursday, Sept. 1

7:30-10 a.m. Conference Registration


8 a.m. Morning Continental Breakfast


9 a.m. Session I – National Debt

Hon. Pete Domenici, retired U.S. Senator and former Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee

Alice Rivlin, Ph.D., first Director of the Congressional Budget Office, former White House Budget Director


10 a.m. Session II – Cyber Security

Gen. Michael Hayden (ret.), former Director, National Security Agency and Central Intelligence Agency


11 a.m. Session III – National Security

Gen. James L. Jones (ret.), former National Security Advisor & Supreme Allied Commander Europe


12 p.m. Lunch; Domenici Documentary Premiere


1:45 p.m. Closing Remarks


2 p.m. Conference Concludes

*Note: Agenda is 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 form 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.