2012 Legislative Policy Forum

November 25th, 2012 by Leave a Comment

Program and Speaker Bios

Pictures from the program

Agenda and Video

7:15-8:00 – Continental Breakfast

8:00 – Welcome

  • Jan Jones, Speaker Pro-Tempore, Georgia House of Representatives
  • Rep. Edward Lindsey, Chairman, Conservative Policy Leadership Institute

8:10 – Breakfast Keynote: The Greatest Force For Good

  • John Tillman, President and CEO, Illinois Policy Institute

9:00-10:00 Session One: Health Policy after the High Court: Reforming Medicaid, Rethinking Medical Malpractice and Reaching the Uninsured

  • Grace-Marie Turner, Founder and President, Galen Institute (Powerpoint)

  • Dr. Joanna Bailey, Emory University School of Law (Powerpoint)

Moderator: Dr. Brian E. Hill, author of, “Stop the Noise: A Physician’s Quest to Silence the Politics of Health Care Reform”

10:15-11:15 Session Two: Policies to Encourage Innovation in the New Economy

  • Carter Burton, President, Spine360, Austin, Texas
  • Jake Hodesh, Executive Director, The Creative Coast, Savannah
  • Glenn McGonnigle, entrepreneur, venture capital specialist, IT expert and founder of several companies
  • Brooke Rollins, President and CEO, Texas Public Policy Foundation

Moderator: Craig Lesser, former Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Economic Development

11:20-11:50 Breakout Sessions on Health Care Reform, Medical Malpractice Reform and Economic Growth

12:00-1:45 p.m. Lunch

  • Keynote: The Seven Principles of Sound Public Policy
    • Lawrence W. Reed, President, Foundation for Economic

  • Presentation of the Principles Award to A.D. Frazier

2:00-3:00 Session Three: Embracing Innovation in Funding, Choice and Digital Learning

  • Gerard Robinson, Former Florida Commissioner of Education
  • Rick Ogston, Founder and CEO, Carpe Diem Schools

Moderator: Dave Merlino, host of The Rob and Dave Show

3:00-3:30 Session Four: Getting Georgia Moving: Plan B for Transportation

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