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Legislative Policy Forum
       

5th Annual Georgia Legislative Policy Forum

Theme: “Tearing Down Walls” (25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall)

Date: Friday, September 19, 2014

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

AGENDA

7:30-8:00 – Continental Breakfast

8:00  Welcome – Senator Hunter Hill

8:20 – 8:55 Breakfast Keynote: Clint Bolick, Director, Goldwater Institute’s Scharf-Norton Center for Constitutional Litigation

9:00 – 10:15 Session One: Tearing Down the Wall to Education Opportunity and Choice

  • Sajan George – Founder and CEO, Matchbook Learning
  • Gerard Robinson – former Secretary of Education in Virginia and Commissioner of Education in Florida
  • Moderator: Kyle Wingfield – Atlanta Journal-Constitution

10:20 – 11:40 Session Two: Tearing Down the Wall to Economic Growth

12:00 – 1:40 Lunch

  • Fall of the Berlin Wall: The 25th Anniversary
    • Tom Harrold, Chuck Clay and Hans Rueffert
  • Principles Award presentation by the Conservative Policy Leadership Institute
  • Luncheon Keynote: Herman Cain

1:45 – 3:00 Session Three: Tearing Down the Wall Between Doctors and Patients

  • Dr. Josh Umbehr – Founder, AtlasMD
  • Jimmy Childre, Jr. – CEO, Washington County Regional Medical Center
  • Greg Scandlen – Senior Fellow at the Heartland Institute (invited)
  • Moderator: Dr. Brian Hill – Urology Specialists of Atlanta

Program and Speaker Bios 

Guide to the Issues

Registration: General admission $125 | Register Now 

(Legislators: Register here or contact Caitlyn Cooper at 404-615-9442 or e-mail cccooper@comm-360.com)

Sponsorship Information

Please contact Caitlyn Cooper 404-615-9442 or ccooper@comm-360.com for sponsorship opportunities.

Speakers, pictures and video from previous Legislative Policy Forums: 20132012 | 2011 | 2010

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