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Tentative EIF Schedule (as of May 30, 2012)

Thursday, August 9, 2012 7:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m. REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST Welcome and opening remarks by Heartland Institute President Joseph Bast. 8:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 10:20 a.m. KEYNOTE SPEAKER PANEL 1 A Heartland Tax Rebellion

States such as Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma made major progress towards phasing out their states income tax this year, leading the Wall Street Journal to call it The Heartland Tax Rebellion. Many states 2012 moved to cut taxes, reduce spending, and manage government debt. With the 2012 election ahead, what is the likely future of budget and tax policy? Moderator: Sam Karnick, Director of Research, The Heartland Institute Speakers: Jonathan Smalls, Fiscal Policy Director, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs; Dr. Christine Ries, professor of economics, Georgia Tech; Steve Anderson, Kansas Budget Director 10:20 a.m. 11:10 a.m. 11:10 a.m. 11:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. 12:30 p.m. 12:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 2:20 p.m. 2:20 p.m. 3:10 p.m. 3:10 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 10:00 p.m. PANEL 2 The Future of Energy In America BREAK LUNCH KEYNOTE SPEAKER PANEL 3 Transforming Education PANEL 4 How Obamacare Will Affect the States CLOSING REMARKS ADJOURN ANNIVERSARY BENEFIT DINNER