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Making Progress: 2014 Policy Conference

November 19, 2014, 9:00am ET - 4:30pm ET

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About This Event

This event is invite-only. It will be web streamed live on this page and on MSNBC.com.
 Making Progress Policy Conference 2014
Conference Agenda:

8:00 a.m. - Registration opens and breakfast is available

9:00 a.m. - Welcome
Neera Tanden, President of the Center for American Progress

9:20 a.m. - Keynote address
Julián Castro, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

9:45 a.m. - Panel
The Middle Class Squeeze & Effects of Inequality
featuring Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-WI, Nick Hanauer, Lee Saunders, Gene Sperling,
moderated by Neera Tanden

11:05 a.m. - Conversation
America and the World
with Samantha Power, US Ambassador to the United Nations,
moderated by Sen. Tom Daschle

11:40 a.m. - Keynote Address
Kamala Harris, Attorney General, California

12:00 p.m. - Lunch

12:40 p.m. - Remarks: Bishop Gene Robinson

12:50 p.m. - Lunch Conversation
Our Changing Nation and the Progressive Coalition
with Senator Cory Booker, D-NJ,
moderated by Neera Tanden

1:25 p.m. - Keynote address
Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency

1:45 p.m. - Panel
Confronting the Climate Change Challenge
featuring John D. Podesta, Judith Rodin, Tom Steyer,
moderated by Carol Browner

2:50 p.m. - Keynote address
Governor John Hickenlooper of Colorado

3:10 p.m. - Conversation
Progressive Leadership
with Mayor Bill de Blasio, New York City, moderated by Neera Tanden

3:45 p.m. - Keynote address
Senator Elizabeth Warren, D-MA

4:05 p.m. - Concluding remarks
Governor Ted Strickland, Counselor, Center for American Progress; and President, Center for American Progress Action Fund

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