31st Annual Gun Rights Policy Conference Agenda

* 9/19/2016*

September 23-25, 2016
FRIDAY, September 23, 2016—Lake Forest Ballroom
7:00 p.m. Registration Table Opens
7:00-9:00 p.m. Reception with Cash Bar
Co-hosted by Second Amendment Foundation, Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms
and National Shooting Sports Foundation
Welcoming remarks Florida Carry
SATURDAY, September 24, 2016—Grand Ballroom
7:30 a.m. Registration Table Opens
Beverages hosted by Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership
8:00 a.m. CALL TO ORDER
Moderator—Mark Walters, host, Armed American Radio, CCRKBA director
Invocation, Reverend Kenn Blanchard
Pledge of Allegiance—Don Moran, president Illinois State Rifle Association
8:15 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
Florida Governor Rick Scott
8:20 a.m. State of the Gun Rights Battle
Alan M. Gottlieb, chairman, Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA) and founder, Second Amendment
Foundation (SAF)
8:30 a.m. Why the NRA Endorsed Donald Trump for President
Linda Walker, director National Rifle Association
8:45 a.m. Federal Affairs Briefing
Jeff Knox, director, Firearms Coalition
Larry Pratt, executive director emeritus, Gun Owners of America
Joe Waldron, legislative director, Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms
9:00 am. State Legislative Affairs Briefing I
Stephen Aldstadt, president, Scope NY, Inc. (Shooters Committee on Political Education)
Craig DeLuz director of public affairs, CalGuns Foundation
Dave Kopp, president, Arizona Citizens Defense League
Richard Pearson, executive vice president, Illinois State Rifle Association
Alexander Roubian, president, New Jersey Second Amendment Society
Jim Wallace, executive director, Gun Owners Action League, Massachusetts
9:30 a.m. State Legislative Affairs Overview
Jake McGuigan, Senior Director, State Affairs, National Shooting Sports Foundation
9:45 a.m. State Legislative Affairs Briefing II
Sean Caranna, a founder and co-executive director, Florida Carry, Inc.
Jerry Henry, executive director, GeorgiaCarry.org
Genie Jennings, Maine gun rights activist and Women & Guns columnist
Hon. Philip Journey, former NRA director and past president, Kansas State Rifle Association
Hon. Sam Slom, Hawaii State Senator, Second Amendment Foundation trustee
Philip Van Cleave, president, Virginia Citizens Defense League
10:15 a.m. Beverage break hosted by Women & Guns Magazine
10:30 a.m. The Impact of 3D Printing on the Future of Gun Control Cody Wilson, President, Defense Distributed, co-developer of
3D printed Liberator firearm
10:45 a.m. The Second Amendment Doctrine
Joseph Greenlee, Esq. and Dave Kopel, Esq., Research Director Independence Institute

11:30 a.m. The Global Gun Grabber’s “Alphabet Soup”
James Baranowski, Manager External/International Affairs, National Rifle Association
Ted Bromund, Senior Research Fellow, The Heritage Foundation
Rick Patterson, vice president, Small Arms & Ammunition Manufacturers Institute
George Uchaykin, President, Ukrainian Gun Owners Association
Major General Allen Youngman, ret., executive director, Defense Small Arms Advisory Committee
12:00 p.m. Recess and break to prepare for box luncheon
12:15 p.m. Awards Luncheon hosted by Second Amendment Foundation
Master of Ceremonies, Tom Gresham, host nationally-syndicated Gun Talk Radio, SAF trustee
Address by David Keene, Washington Times Opinion Page Editor, former NRA President
Address by Alan Gura, Esq., litigator in the Heller and McDonald Supreme Court cases
Awards Presentations
1:45 p.m. Recess and Break
2:00 p.m. Winning Firearms Freedom One Lawsuit at a Time
Paloma Capanna, Esq., litigator and policy analyst, Second Amendment Coalition Resource Center (NY)
Eric Friday, Esq., litigator for Florida Carry and Second Amendment Foundation
Don Kilmer, Esq., attorney for Second Amendment Foundation in several California court cases
Dan Schmutter, Esq., legal counsel, Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs
David Sigale, Esq., attorney for Second Amendment Foundation in multiple Second Amendment cases
2:45 p.m. What the DOJ Can Do to You: Operation Choke Point
Sidney Powell, Esq., author, Licensed to Lie: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice
3:00 p.m. The Gun Rights Battle from a Media Perspective
Steven Gutowski, writer. Washington Free Beacon
AWR Hawkins, senior contributing writer, Breitbart.com
Herb Stupp, Judicial Watch Writers Group, CCRKBA Director
Mark Walters, host nationally-syndicated, Armed American Radio on Salem Broadcasting Network, CCRKBA director
3:30 p.m. Beverage break hosted by TheGunMag.com
3:45 p.m. Heller & McDonald: How We Got There
David T. Hardy, Esq., litigator, video producer, author and historian
4:00 p.m. Reversing School Disarmament
Jim Irvine, president, Buckeye (Ohio) Firearms Association
4:15 p.m. Urban Outreach
Rick Ector, Legally Armed in Detroit blog, Rick’s Firearm Academy of Detroit
4:30 p.m. Facts vs. False Claims
John R. Lott, Jr., PhD, President, Crime Prevention Research Center
5:00 p.m. What’s Wrong with Obama’s Gun Control Medicine
John Edeen, MD, pediatric surgeon, Texas activist, Membership Director Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership
Timothy Wheeler, MD, Founder, Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership
Robert B. Young, MD, Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, author, professor
Sean Brodale, DO, emergency medicine physician, DRGO membership and promotions
5:30 p.m. Q & A on Saturday sessions
6:00 p.m. Announcements and Adjournment
6:30-8:30 p.m. Reception with Cash Bar— Lake Forest Ballroom
Hosted by Second Amendment Foundation, Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, United States Concealed Carry
Association (USCCA).
Welcome by Mark Walters, columnist Concealed Carry Magazine and Host of Armed American Radio both part of the USCCA.
Remarks by Herb Stupp, CCRKBA director and editor of Your Weekly American Top Ten List

SUNDAY, September 25, 2016—Grand Ballroom
8:30 A.M. Registration Table Opens
Beverage service hosted by TheGunMag.com and Keep and Bear Arms.com
8:50 a.m. CALL TO ORDER
Moderator: Peggy Tartaro, editor Women & Guns Magazine and CCRKBA director
9:00 a.m. Update on The DC Project
Julianna Crowder (TX), DC Project Co-Developer, Founder & Owner of A Girl And A Gun
Megan Boland (VA), DC Project Media Liaison, Integrated Communications Professional
Amy Dillon (SC), DC Project Delegate, Freelance Writer at Newsmax & Former US Marine Staff Sergeant
Cheryl Todd (AZ), DC Project Delegate, Co-Host of Gun Freedom Radio
9:30 a.m. State Coalition Building
Tom Bolioli, director, Comm 2A (Massachusetts)
Gene Hoffman, president, CalGuns Foundation
Richard Nascak, a founder and co-executive director of Florida Carry, Inc.
John Cushman, NRA director, president Sportsmen’s Association for Firearms Education.
10:00 a.m. Using Old Media to Advance Gun Rights
Charles Heller, Host, Liberty Watch Radio, Tucson AZ
Mike Piwowarski, Host, Arms Room Radio
Lee Williams, investigative journalist, Sarasota Herald Tribune
10:20 a.m. Using New Media to Advance Gun Rights
Andrew Gottlieb, Director of Development, Second Amendment Foundation
Don Irvine, chairman, Accuracy in Media
Charlie Cook, YouTube host, Riding Shotgun with Charlie
Paul Lathrop, Polite Society Podcast
John Richardson, blogger, Only Guns and Money Blog
10:45 a.m. Law Enforcement and the Second Amendment
Sheriff Wayne Ivey, Brevard County, Florida
11:00 a.m. Advancing Freedom Through Literature
Massad Ayoob, author and Second Amendment Foundation Trustee
Chris Bird, author Surviving a Mass Killer Rampage
Raquel Okyay, writer, Human Events, author Progression of the New York SAFE Act
Dave Workman, author and senior editor TheGunMag.com and LibertyParkPress.com
11:20 a.m. Growing Gun Rights in the LBGT Community
Chad Hendrix, Florida Pink Pistols
Nicole Stallard, California Pink Pistols
11:30 a.m. Silencing the National Firearms Act
Todd Rathner, chairman, NFA Freedom Alliance, director NRA
11:40 a.m. Gun Owners and the 2016 Elections
Richard Feldman, president, Independent Firearms Owners Association
Dennis Fusaro, president Grassroots Solutions
Alan Gottlieb, chairman, Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms
11:55 a.m. Q&A on morning panels
12:15 Noon Report of the Resolutions Committee
Chris Bird, author, Thank God I Had a Gun
Richard Feldman, Independent Firearms Owners Association
Herb Stupp, director, Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms
Genie Jennings, Maine activist and Women & Guns columnist
Miko Tempski, CCRKBA Board Member
Chris Knox, director, Firearms Coalition
Don Moran, president, Illinois State Rifle Association, director CCRKBA
Robert Wiest, trustee, Second Amendment Foundation
1:00 p.m. Closing remarks and adjournment Alan M. Gottlieb