8:15 a.m. Daniel Doctoroff will speak at a panel discussion on "Community Development and the Mega City: A Discussion About NYC2030" at The New School, 55 West 13th Street near Sixth Avenue.
9 a.m. Pace University's Lubin School of Business will host a conference on global accounting and corporate governance featuring former Sen. Paul Sarbanes and Financial Accounting Standards Board Chairman Robert Herz at the Mutual of America Building, 320 Park Avenue between 50th and 51st streets.
9 a.m. A conference on "The Roots of Modern Brooklyn: A Look at the 1970s and 1980s" will be held at the Brooklyn College Library, 2900 Bedford Avenue, in Brooklyn.
9:30 a.m. The MTA Board will meet at MTA headquarters, 347 Madison Avenue.
9:30 a.m. Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer will speak at The Caring Community's Affiliate Breakfast at 20 Washington Square North.
10 a.m. The Transportation Committee will hold a hearing on reforming the commuter van industry at 250 Broadway.
10:30 a.m. The Center for Constitutional Rights will announce their filing of lawsuit on behalf of three Black activists arrested while monitoring and filming police activity at The Center for Constitutional Rights, 666 Broadway, between Bleecker and Bond streets.
11 a.m. Assemblyman Lou Tobacco and FDNY officials will urge support for a new State Assembly arson bill at Engine Company 167, 345 Annadale Road, on Staten Island.
11 a.m. Assemblyman Dov Hikind will present an award to descendants of WWII heroes and Jewish rescuers Raoul Wallenberg and Aristides De Sousa Mendes at Schick's Manor, 4901 12th Avenue, in Brooklyn.
Noon. The Coalition for Immigrant Rights will denounce the impact of raids and deportations on women and children at the Middle Collegiate Church, 50 East 7th Street at Second Avenue.
1 p.m. Community and environmental advocates will urge legislation to amend New York City's school-siting law on the City Hall steps.
4:30 p.m. The Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence Commissioner Yolanda Jimenez will honor winners of teen "RAPP" poster contest at the Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence, 100 Gold Street.
6:30 p.m. Presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will keynote Yeshiva University's Sy Sums School of Business 20th Anniversary Gala Dinner at Gotham Hall, 1356 Broadway, between 36th and 37th streets.
6:30 p.m. Democratic Leadership for the 21st Century will hold a presidential debate watching party at O'Lunney's Pub, 145 W. 45th Street at 7th Avenue.
7 p.m. Democratic candidates, including Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, Chris Dodd, John Edwards, Mike Gravel, Dennis Kucinich, Barack Obama, and Bill Richardson will debate at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, South Carolina. “NBC Nightly News” Anchor and Managing Editor Brian Williams will moderate the debate. Watch it live at MSNBC news or www.msnbc.com.
7:30 p.m. Community Free Democrats will meet with Dave Pollak, co-chair of the State Democratic Committee, and representatives from Military Families Speak Out and Veterans for Peace at the Riverside Community Center, 593 Columbus Avenue at W. 88th Street.