GEORGIA PUBLIC POLICY FOUNDATION INVITATION
August 25, 2015
Contact Benita Dodd at 404-256-4050 or firstname.lastname@example.org
6th Annual Georgia Legislative Policy Forum is Oct. 15;
Register By Sept. 4 to Receive Early Bird Discount
Early Bird Registration ($100) is open until Friday, September 4 for the Sixth Annual Georgia Legislative Policy Forum on Thursday, October 15 at the Renaissance Waverly Atlanta.
Don’t miss this exciting daylong event (8 a.m.-3 p.m.), which focuses on educating policy-makers about Georgia-specific solutions that advance economic opportunity in the state. This year, the theme is “Wisdom, Justice and Opportunity,” (from the Georgia state motto, “Wisdom, Justice, and Moderation”). State and national experts will discussing opportunities for Georgia’s workforce, education and health care.
Hosted annually by the Georgia Public Policy Foundation and the Conservative Policy Leadership Institute, this event is described by legislators as the “opening act to the legislative session” and draws hundreds of Georgians – legislators, legislative staff, government affairs consultants, grassroots activists and other interested citizens.
The keynote speaker is Arthur Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute, which The Wall Street Journal calls “Washington’s hottest think tank.” His new book, “The Conservative Heart: How to Build a Fairer, Happier, and More Prosperous America,” is described by George Will as, “A thinking person’s primer for a conservative politics of human flourishing.”
About the sessions: (Click on this link for more event details.)
Opportunity Works: Reconciling the Safety Net and Personal Responsibility
Equity and Opportunity in Education: The Road to the American Dream
Opportunities in Health: Access to Quality Care
Register now to take advantage of the Early Bird rate! After September 4, registration is $125 per person; Register here.
Sponsorships are available; contact Benita Dodd. Media who wish to attend must contact Benita Dodd.
I wanted to publicly say how much I appreciate Georgia Public Policy Foundation. For those of you that will be entering the Legislature or are relatively new you may not quite yet appreciate how much we rely on Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s research and work. As you know we’re a citizen’s legislature. We have very little staff. They have been an invaluable, invaluable resource to us. To put this [Forum] on and the regular programs that they do throughout the year make us better at what we do. (At the 2012 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum.)