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Legislative Policy Forum

6th Annual Georgia Legislative Policy Forum

Theme: Wisdom, Justice and Opportunity

Date: Thursday, October 15, 2015

Location: Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel

2450 Galleria Parkway; Atlanta, GA  30339

Time: 7:30-8 a.m. Coffee/Breakfast | 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Program

Lunch included


7:30-8:00 – Continental Breakfast

8:00  Welcome, Senator Hunter Hill, Chairman of the Conservative Policy Leadership Institute

8:20 – 9:00

  • Principles Award presentation by the Conservative Policy Leadership Institute
  • Breakfast Keynote: Ross Mason, Founder of the Healthcare Institute for National Renewal and Innovation (HINRI)

9:00 – 10:15 Session One: Opportunities in Health: Access to Quality Care

10:15 – 11:30 Session Two: Opportunity Works: Reconciling the Safety Net and Personal Responsibility

  • The Georgia Works story
  • Logan Pike, co-author of the Heartland Institute’s “2015 Welfare Reform Report Card”
  • Robert Doar, Morgridge Fellow in Poverty Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, former commissioner of NYC Human Resources Administration, the largest local social services agency in the United States

11:30 – 12:15 Breakout sessions

12:15 – 1:45 Lunch

1:45 – 3:00 Session Three: Equity and Opportunity in Education: The Road to the American Dream

  • Sen. Scott Hammond, public school teacher and sponsor of Nevada’s Universal Education Savings Account legislation
  • Dr. Ben Scafidi, director of the Education Economics Center in the Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University

Registration: $125 (Early Bird rate of $100 applies until September 4)

Register Now Here

Sponsorship: Please contact Benita Dodd (404-256-4050/ or Sarah Douglas (678–521-5289/ for sponsorship opportunities.
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