|Sunday, October 20, 2019|
|6:30 PM - 8:00 PM|
Guests may check in and receive conference materials on Sunday night. Registration will remain open throughout the conference. Attendees may check in at the L Street entrance between 8:00 - 10:00 am on Monday, and the M2 level through Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. Registration will move to the M1 level prior to the Heritage Honors Gala.
|Monday, October 21, 2019|
|9:00 AM - 11:30 AM|
As a member of the Heritage family, we welcome you to stop by while you're in town to check out our headquarters, enjoy our hospitality suite, and visit with Heritage staff and experts. Come get an inside look at what really happens within the walls of The Heritage Foundation.
Join Heritage experts and strategists for the following breakout discussions and policy briefings:
At the Open House you'll also have the opportunity to:
Shuttles will depart from the Marriott Marquis L Street entrance between 8:30 and 9:30 A.M. Shuttles will return from Heritage headquarters between 10:00 and 11:45 A.M. Note: The last bus will leave the Heritage Freedom Center at 11:45 A.M. so youcan arrive back at the hotel in time for the welcome luncheon.
|12:15 PM - 1:30 PM|
President's Welcome: Kay C. James
President, The Heritage Foundation
|1:45 PM - 3:00 PM|
SESSION I - WINNING THE WAR OF IDEAS —Millennials: Our Front Line Defense Against the Creep of Socialism
Remarks: Andy Puzder
Former CEO, CKE Enterprises
Moderator: Genevieve Wood (moderator)
Senior Advisor and Spokesperson, The Heritage Foundation
Student, University of Virginia
Student, University of Miami
Moderator: Angela Sailor
Vice President, Edwin J. Feulner Institute, The Heritage Foundation
James Ceaser, Ph.D.
Professor of Politics, University of Virginia
Allen Guelzo, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scholar, Council of the Humanities and Director of the Initiative on Politics and Statesmanship, James Madison Program, Princeton University
Melissa Moschella, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, The Catholic University of America
|3:15 PM - 4:15 PM|
Moderator: Charmaine Yoest, Ph.D.
Vice President, Institute for Family, Community and Opportunity, The Heritage Foundation
Lindsey Burke, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Education Policy, The Heritage Foundation
Robert L. Jackson, Ph.D.
Chief Academic Officer, Great Hearts America
Patrick Wolf, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Education Policy and 21st Century Endowed Chair in School Choice, University of Arkansas
|4:30 PM - 5:30 PM|
SESSION III - LEADING ON HEALTHCARE REFORM: A Major Announcement from the Chairman of the Republican Study Committee
Introductory Remarks: Marie Fishpaw
Director, Domestics Policy Studies, The Heritage Foundation
Moderator: Thomas Binion
Vice President, Government Relations, The Heritage Foundation
The Honorable Mike Johnson (R–LA)
Chairman, Republican Study Committee
|5:30 PM - 7:45 PM|
Connect with fellow members at our opening night reception featuring book signings from several conservative authors. Exchange ideas with policy experts and fellow members over drinks and delicious food. See Heritage's impact over the past year and get a behind-the-scenes glimpse at how working groups led by Heritage with other allies are impacting complex policy issues.
You may bring your own copy if you already have the book, but we will also have the materials available for purchase.
Lindsey Burke, Ph.D., Jonathan Butcher, Patrick Wolf, Ph.D., Robert Jackson, Ph.D., Charmaine Yoest, Ph.D. Authors, The Not So Great Society
Gianno Caldwell, Author, Taken for Granted How Conservatism Can Win Back the Americans That
Sebastian Gorka, Ph.D., Author, The War for America’s Soul
Mollie Hemingway and Carrie Severino, Authors, Justice on Trial
Andy McCarthy, Author, Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency
Jarrett Stepman, Author, The War on History: The Conspiracy to Rewrite America’s Past
|Tuesday, October 22, 2019|
|8:00 AM - 9:30 AM|
The Honorable Mike Pompeo
United States Secretary of State
Security measures will be in place for the Secretary's address. All attendees must be wearing their nametag credentials in order to event the event space on the M2 Level. Security screening will begin at 7:45 a.m. The program will begin at 8:50 a.m.
|9:45 AM - 10:45 AM|
Moderator: Kim R. Holmes
Executive Vice President, The Heritage Foundation
Senior Research Fellow, Asian Studies Center, Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy, The Heritage Foundation
Senior Research Fellow, Technology, Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy, The Heritage Foundation
Visiting Fellow, The Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy, The Heritage Foundation
|10:45 AM - 12:00 PM|
Moderator: John Malcolm
Vice President, Institute for Constitutional Government, Director of the Meese Center for Legal & Judicial Studies and Senior Legal Fellow, The Heritage Foundation
Senior Editor, The Federalist; Contributor, Fox News; and
Author, Justice on Trial: The Kavanugh Confirmation and the Future of the Supreme Court
Deputy Director of the Meese Center for Legal & Judicial Studies and Senior Legal Fellow, The Heritage Foundation
Hans von Spakovsky
Manager, Election Law Reform Initiative and Senior Legal Fellow, Meese Center for Legal & Judicial Studies, The Heritage Foundation
|12:00 PM - 1:45 PM|
LUNCHEON - SECURING THE BORDER AND FIXING OUR BROKEN IMMIGRATION SYSTEM: How to Stop Illegal and Reform Legal Immigration
The Honorable Ken Cuccinelli
Acting Director, U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service
The Honorable Tom Homan
Former Acting Director, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
The Honorable Mark Morgan
Acting Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
|2:00 PM - 3:00 PM|
BREAKOUT A - TableTalk: Bringing Civility To The Hostile World of Political Discussion
An active exercise where guests practice having conversations brought up in the policy panels and with keynotes with input from Heritage communications staff to equip people to have different conversation around the dinner table with Heritage's perspective and messaging. One communications staffer per small group.
Facilitators: Rob Bluey
Vice President, Communications, and Executive Editor, The Daily Signal, The Heritage Foundation
Director, Marketing, The Heritage Foundation
Director, Media, The Heritage Foundation
BREAKOUT B - The Future of Jobs in the Automated Age
Cross pollinated discussion focusing on education, tech and economics. As recent polling research indicates, this is not only a concern to conservatives but 82% of Independents and 83% of swing districts believe there will be a significant number of jobs and careers that will not exist in America in 10 years due to automation and outsourcing.
Moderator: Klon Kitchen
Executive Director, Heritage Action for America
BREAKOUT C - Constitutional Issues of the Deep State Debacle
The collusion narrative which paints Donald Trump as a pawn of Russia is a studiously crafted illusion from the left and the MSM. Join us for a robust conversation regarding the Mueller Report
Moderator: John Malcolm
|2:00 PM - 5:15 PM|
|6:45 PM - 9:00 PM|
The Honorable Mike Pence
Vice President of the United States
THE GALA HAS REACHED CAPACITY. REGISTRATION FOR THIS FUNCTION IS CLOSED.
|Wednesday, October 23, 2019|
|8:30 AM - 1:30 PM|
Event has reached capacity.
Visit the historic Mount Vernon, home of George Washington. Tour the iconic mansion, walk around the estate, participate in a wreath laying at the President's tomb, and experience the interactive museum exhibits. Click here to learn more about what the estate has to offer. Lunch will be available for purchase at the Mount Vernon Food Court. Cost: $20 per person.
Buses will meet at the L Street Entrance of the Marriott Marquis at 8:15 a.m. for an 8:30 a.m. departure. Buses will depart at 1:30 p.m. and return to the hotel at 2:00 p.m.
|8:45 AM - 1:15 PM|
Event has reached capacity.
*Pre-Registration was required; Activity is currently at capacity
Join Executive Director Tim Chapman for a 2020 strategy briefing and policy guidance as you charge the Capitol for conservative principles.
At the hotel, Grassroots Director Janae Stracke and Government Relations Director Garrett Bess will share insights into how best to engage with your Member of Congress and then, members will travel to the Capitol Hill. This unique opportunity to privately meet with a Congressman, or their senior staff, will allow you to discuss today’s most pressing policy priorities—cutting spending, stabilizing health care, reforming immigration, and securing our elections. Throughout the day, Heritage Action Government Relations and Grassroots staff will be with you every step of the way showing members what Heritage Action does best.
The day’s programming will conclude with a special guest speaker at our 227 Pennsylvania Avenue building, where a light lunch will be served.
Transportation will be provided. Buses will return to the hotel at 1:15 p.m.