Michael Horn Keynotes June 6 Event, ‘Customize The Class’

GEORGIA PUBLIC POLICY FOUNDATION EVENT May 21, 2013 Contact Benita Dodd at 404-256-4050 or benitadodd@georgiapolicy.org  Education Innovator Michael Horn Keynotes June 6 Foundation Event Atlanta – When is disrupting class a good idea? When you’re trying to disrupt the current factory-based education system to transform learning into a student-centric approach where all students can achieve their full potential. Michael B. Horn, co-founder and executive director of the education practice of the Clayton Christensen Institute, knows just how to do that. Horn will keynote, “Customize The Class,” a Georgia Public Policy … Continue Reading →

Register by Tuesday, May 21
To Attend, ‘The Future of Education’

GEORGIA PUBLIC POLICY FOUNDATION EVENT May 20, 2013 Contact Benita Dodd at 404-256-4050 or benitadodd@georgiapolicy.org Turnaround Expert Sajan George Keynotes May 23 Leadership Breakfast Atlanta – George Washington Carver said, “Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.” Register by Tuesday (May 21) to hear Sajan George, one of the nation’s leading experts in unlocking that door for struggling students. George discusses, “The Future of Education,” the Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s Leadership Breakfast, 8 a.m. Thursday at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. George is CEO and founder of Matchbook Learning, … Continue Reading →

3 Upcoming Foundation Events Focus on Education

GEORGIA PUBLIC POLICY FOUNDATION EVENT May 16, 2013 Contact Benita Dodd at 404-256-4050 or benitadodd@georgiapolicy.org  Education, Education, Education: 3 Upcoming Foundation Events! Atlanta – The world is changing fast, but we seem to be standing still when it comes to educating our children. How do we personalize the learning experience? How do we enhance academic performance? Is the solution more money, more teachers or smaller class sizes? Will technology replace the teacher? The questions are numerous. To help answer them, the Georgia Public Policy Foundation has scheduled a trifecta of … Continue Reading →

May 23 Event Tackles, ‘The Future of Education’

Find out what’s wrong, what’s right and what to do with the three Rs from education entrepreneur Sajan George, founder and CEO of Matchbook Learning, at, “The Future of Education,” a Georgia Public Policy Foundation Leadership Breakfast at 8 a.m. on Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Cobb County’s Georgian Club.

Student Outreach Scholarship Program Announcement

This week the Georgia Public Policy Foundation formally announced its new Student Outreach Scholarship Program that will enable university students to network with leading conservative policy makers at no charge to the students or to their schools. Foundation Vice President Benita Dodd unveiled the scholarship program at our April 23 telemedicine leadership event. Learn how you can become involved in this Foundation announcement.

Register for April 23 Leadership Breakfast on Telemedicine

GEORGIA PUBLIC POLICY FOUNDATION EVENT INVITATION March 19, 2013 Contact Benita Dodd at 404-256-4050 or benitadodd@georgiapolicy.org Registration Open for, ‘Telehealth: Taking Health Care to the Next Level,’ A Georgia Public Policy Foundation Leadership Breakfast on April 23 Atlanta — The health care industry has embraced opportunities provided by information technology in numerous ways. But policy and politics still handicap the medical community when it comes to fully incorporating telemedicine and, more broadly, telehealth.  Find out what’s happening around the nation and in Georgia – and what needs to happen – … Continue Reading →

Leadership Breakfast with Cato’s Randal O’Toole: ‘American Dream, American Nightmare

Register for “American Dream, American Nightmare,” with Cato’s Randal O’Toole

Atlanta – Did you know that Georgia had the nation’s fourth-highest foreclosure rate in 2012? There were 105,610 foreclosure filings last year, or one for every 39 homes.

Who’s to blame? Greedy bankers? Corrupt politicians? Ignorant homeowners?

National Transportation Expert Robert Poole
Keynotes Foundation’s first event of 2013

MEDIA ADVISORY   December 7, 2012   Contact Benita Dodd at 404-256-4050 or benitadodd@georgiapolicy.org Atlanta – Just one week after attending the national Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting, national transportation expert Robert W. Poole will keynote, “Moving Georgia Ahead: What’s Coming Down the Pike,” a January 24, 2013, Leadership Breakfast hosted by the Georgia Public Policy Foundation at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. Poole is director of transportation policy and Searle Freedom Trust Transportation Fellow at Reason Foundation, which he co-founded. An MIT-trained engineer, Poole has advised the Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, … Continue Reading →

Register by Friday for “A Portrait of The Iron Lady,” With Thatcher Advisor and Friend John Blundell

GEORGIA PUBLIC POLICY FOUNDATION EVENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 9, 2012 Contact Benita Dodd at 404-256-4050  Atlanta – Are you joining us? Friday is the deadline to register for the Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s October 16 Policy Briefing Luncheon and Book Forum. We’re marking the 87th birthday of Margaret Thatcher (October 13), Britain’s only female Prime Minister, who served three consecutive terms (1979-1990) and is one of the dominant political figures of 20th-century Britain.   The keynote speaker is Thatcher advisor John Blundell, her decades-long friend and author of, “Margaret Thatcher: … Continue Reading →

Foundation Policy Briefing Luncheon, Book Forum Celebrates The Iron Lady’s Birthday with Thatcher advisor John Blundell

GEORGIA PUBLIC POLICY FOUNDATION NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 25, 2012 Contact Benita Dodd at 404-256-4050 Foundation’s Policy Briefing Luncheon and Book Forum Celebrates The Iron Lady’s Birthday with Thatcher advisor John Blundell Atlanta – October 13 is the 87th birthday of Margaret Thatcher, Britain’s only female Prime Minister, who served three consecutive terms (1979-1990) and is one of the dominant political figures of 20th-century Britain, where “Thatcherism” continues to have a huge influence.  Celebrate the Iron Lady’s birthday on Tuesday, October 16, with the Georgia Public Policy Foundation … Continue Reading →

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Register for “The Road to Freedom,” with Arthur Brooks, June 27 Policy Briefing Luncheon and Book Forum

Atlanta – You are invited to attend a June 27 noon Policy Briefing Luncheon and Book Forum, “The Road to Freedom,” at the Georgian Club in Cobb County, hosted by the Georgia Public Policy Foundation and keynoted by Arthur C. Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute. The event registration fee of $50 includes a copy of “The Road to Freedom,” Mr. Brooks’ brand-new book in which he leads the fight for cultural renewal in America based on free enterprise. The book is described as the blueprint for defending free … Continue Reading →

Foundation Unveils Transportation Study at May 23 Leadership Breakfast

Atlanta — Ahead of Georgia’s July 31 regional referendum on a penny transportation sales tax, the Georgia Public Policy Foundation will host “Getting Georgia Going,” a Leadership Breakfast at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, May 23, at Cobb County’s Georgian Club.   Reason Foundation transportation policy analyst Baruch Feigenbaum will unveil a study of the state of transportation in Georgia, focusing on the transportation project list for metro Atlanta, and discuss “Getting Georgia Going” into congestion relief and mobility. Feigenbaum, a resident of metro Atlanta, has a diverse background researching and … Continue Reading →

Register Now for April 26 Foundation Event, ‘Choice Matters: Expanding Educational Opportunity’

Atlanta – If you haven’t yet registered, there’s just one week left to sign up for the Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s Leadership Breakfast on Thursday, April 26. The event features two legislators at the forefront of the bipartisan campaign for school choice in Georgia: Rep. Jan Jones, Speaker Pro Tempore of the Georgia House of Representatives, and Georgia House Rep. Alisha Thomas Morgan, speaking on the topic, “Choice Matters: Expanding Educational Opportunity.” The event at Cobb County’s Georgian Club will provide an overview of the education issues addressed by the … Continue Reading →

Dave Roever to Speak at Callaway Gardens Saturday, April 14

Do you want to be inspired and be a part of something big for our military? Then you should sign up to hear Dave Roever speak at the Georgia Warrior Alliance dinner on Saturday, April 14 at Callaway Gardens. Dave Roever, a decorated veteran who was critically injured in Vietnam, is one of the most powerful motivational speakers of our time. He has dedicated his life to helping other “wounded warriors.” Proceeds for the dinner will benefit the Georgia Warrior Alliance (GWA), co-founded by the Georgia Public Policy Foundation. The … Continue Reading →

Register Now for ‘Choice Matters: Expanding Educational Opportunity,’ April 26 Foundation Leadership Breakfast

Atlanta – Have you registered yet? The Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s next Leadership Breakfast, at 8 a.m. on Thursday, April 26, features two legislators at the forefront of the bipartisan campaign for school choice in Georgia: Rep. Jan Jones, Speaker Pro Tempore of the Georgia House of Representatives, and Georgia House Rep. Alisha Thomas Morgan, speaking on, “Choice Matters: Expanding Educational Opportunity.” The event at Cobb County’s Georgian Club will provide an overview of the education issues addressed by the Legislature in 2012 and what lies ahead. The Georgia General … Continue Reading →

Foundation Shares Free-market Links to Supreme Court Hearing on Federal Health Law

Atlanta – Next week is huge for the 26-state coalition challenging the constitutionality of the Obama administration’s Patient Protection and Affordability Act, and Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens will be among the handful of people in Washington on Monday at the U.S. Supreme Court hearing. On Thursday, Olens updated attendees at a Georgia Public Policy Foundation Leadership Breakfast on the litigation. To view his videotaped speech on the Foundation’s YouTube channel, click here. To watch Foundation Senior Fellow Ronald E. Bachman discuss state-focused solutions during the same event, click here. … Continue Reading →

Register Now for March 22 ‘Georgia Health Care Update’ By AG Sam Olens, Health Care Expert Ron Bachman

Atlanta – On Thursday, March 22, just days before the U.S. Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of the 2010 federal health care law and Georgia anticipates the aftermath, Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens and health care expert Ronald E. Bachman will provide an important “Georgia Health Care Update” at an 8 a.m. Leadership Breakfast hosted by the Georgia Public Policy Foundation at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. Seats are filling fast; reserve yours now by registering online by March 20 at http://tinyurl.com/7ldaqnk for the event, which will cost $25 to attend. … Continue Reading →

Register by Today for Wednesday Event With PayPal Co-founder Rod Martin

Atlanta – The deadline is today to register to attend “Education, Entrepreneurship, and How Technology is Transforming the World by Transforming Both,” the Foundation’s Leadership Breakfast keynoted by PayPal co-founder Dr. Rod D. Martin, an education philanthropist, at 8 a.m. Wednesday at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. Register online at at http://tinyurl.com/7ldaqnk. This Leadership Breakfast will cost $25 to attend. Dr. Martin is a technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist, hedge fund manager and conservative activist especially noted for his role as a senior member of the startup team at PayPal.com. PayPal, the … Continue Reading →

Foundation Releases Issue Analysis on Georgia Criminal Justice Reform

Atlanta – The Georgia Public Policy Foundation today released an Issue Analysis on criminal justice reform, “Peach State Criminal Justice: Controlling Costs, Protecting the Public.” The Issue Analysis, by Marc Levin and Vikrant Reddy, reviews the recommendations made by the Special Council on Criminal Justice Reform for Georgians and discusses how commonsense adjustments to the criminal justice system have assisted other states in ensuring public safety, holding offenders accountable and controlling corrections costs. The authors are senior policy advisors to Right on Crime, a national initiative led by the Center … Continue Reading →