Register for Georgia Legislative Policy Forum

October 1, 2013
Contact Benita Dodd at 404-256-4050 or

Countdown to 4th Annual Ga. Legislative Policy Forum!

Atlanta – In just 10 days, the Georgia Public Policy Foundation and the Conservative Policy Leadership Institute will host the fourth annual Georgia Legislative Policy Forum, a daylong event on Friday, October 11 that will bring national and state policy experts to the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel to discuss free-market solutions to Georgia’s challenges.

Go to to register to attend the event.

The only forum of its kind in Georgia, the theme of the annual fall event is, “Wisdom, Justice and Innovation,” a step beyond the state motto of, “Wisdom, Justice, and Moderation.” Georgia House Majority Whip Edward Lindsey calls the event “the opening shot” to the legislative session; hundreds of legislators, businesspeople and interested citizens attend each year.

With a focus on the judiciary, Medicaid reform, economic opportunity and higher education this year, Forum experts include Georgia Supreme Court Justice David Nahmias; Fred Cooper, Chairman of Cooper Capital; Florida House Health Appropriations Chair Rep. Matt Hudson; Carol Steckel, director of the North Carolina Division of Medical Assistance; Tarren Bragdon, President of the Foundation for Government Accountability; former Georgia State Senator Sam Zamarripa; John Kramer, Vice President for Communications at the Institute for Justice, and Dr. Rich Demillo, director of the Center for 21st Century Universities at Georgia Tech.

Registration is $100 and includes a continental breakfast and lunch. For more information, the full agenda and to register, go to (Difficulty registering? E-mail

Media who wish to attend must contact Benita Dodd at or 404-256-4050.

What: 4th Annual Georgia Legislative Policy Forum
When: 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Friday, October 11, 2013
Where: Renaissance Atlanta Waverly, 2450 Galleria Pkwy SE, Atlanta, GA 30339
Business, Business Casual. No jeans, cut-offs, tennis shoes, collarless sport shirts, shorts or athletic attire.

About the Georgia Public Policy Foundation: Established in 1991, the Foundation is an independent, state-focused think tank that proposes market-oriented approaches to public policy to improve the lives of Georgians. The Foundation’s regular events include Leadership Breakfasts and Policy Briefing Luncheons. Weekly publications are the Friday Facts and Friday Idea commentaries. Visit our Web site at Join The Forum at Like the Foundation’s Facebook page at and follow us on Twitter at

About the Conservative Policy Leadership Institute (CPLI): The Institute is a training initiative designed to position Georgia to lead the nation in public governance based on conservative principles and values. Founded by alumni from the Coverdell Leadership Institute, CPLI recruits public policy-oriented individuals who have demonstrated leadership experience and who desire and advanced issue-based educational experience grounded in conservative thought. The program, in partnership with the Georgia Public Policy Foundation, trains Georgia’s leaders to shape the public policy debate and govern by adhering to conservative principles.

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