To commemorate the occasion, Brookings Institution scholars offered the inaugural Brookings Scholars lectures, free and open to the public.
- How We're Doing: A Composite Index of Global and National Trends
William J. Antholis, managing director, Brookings Institution
- Metropolitan Las Vegas: Challenges, Opportunities, and a Vision
Mark Muro, fellow and director of policy, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution; and Robert E. Lang, nonresident senior fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution