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8:15 a.m. Registration and Coffee

9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Open Public Forum

Welcome by Homi Kharas, Deputy Director, Global Economy and Development Program, Brookings Institution (confirmed)

Keynote Address by General Stanley McChrystal, Chairman, Service Year Alliance (confirmed)

Panel on the Role of Volunteer Service in Achieving the 2030 SDGs
Moderator: Corey Griffin, Board Member, BBC and National Peace Corps Association (confirmed)
Richard Dictus, Executive Coordinator, United Nations Volunteers (confirmed)
Diane Melley, Vice President for Corporate Citizenship Initiatives, IBM, Executive Committee Member, Impact 2030 (confirmed)
Carrie Hessler-Radelet, Director, U.S. Peace Corps (confirmed)
Susan Reichle, Counselor, U.S. Agency for International Development (confirmed)

Panel on 2016 Policy Perspective: National and International Service in the Next Administration
Moderator: John Bridgeland, President, Civic Enterprises, and Vice President, Service Year Alliance (confirmed)
—E.J. Dionne, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution (confirmed)
Scott Beale, President, Atlas Corps (confirmed)
—Announcement of the Harris Wofford Global Service Fellows
Steve Rosenthal, Chair Emeritus, Building Bridges Coalition, and President, Cross Cultural Solutions (confirmed)
Senator Harris Wofford, former CEO, Corporation for National and Community Service, and Building Bridges Coalition Senior Advisor (confirmed)

Panel on One Million Americans in Global Service: the Role of Faith-based Service
Moderator: David Eisner, CEO, Repair the World, and former CEO, Corporation for National and Community Service (confirmed)
James Lindsay, Executive Director, Catholic Volunteer Network (confirmed)
Yasmeen Shaheen-McConnell, Aspen Institute and Service Year Alliance (confirmed)

12:50 p.m. Lunch Break

2:30 p.m. Closed Concurrent Working Sessions

1.   NGO Engagement in SDGs, Service Year Alliance, Wofford Fellows
2.  University Campus Engagement and SDG Research
3.  Faith-based Engagement
4.  Partnering for 2030 Impacts
5.  2016 National Policy Development and BBC Engagement

4:00 p.m. Coffee Break

4:30 p.m. Closing Plenary

5:30 p.m. Reception