Just two days after his reelection, President Bush announced that Social
Security reform would be a top priority for his second term. The
president’s commitment to tackling the "third rail of American politics"
promises to be one of the most important domestic policy debates of recent
To move Social Security reform beyond theory and into practice, this leadership conference will
Examine why and how to reform Social Security; Discuss how to finance the transition to individually owned accounts; Propose ways of administering and regulating those accounts; Demonstrate how reform will affect women, the poor, and minorities; and Explore the politics of reform.