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DC Convention Center 801 Mt. Vernon Ave.

NW Washington, DC 20001 November 4-5, 2011 Tentative Agenda (Times and Sessions are Subject to Change)

Breakout Session Tracks: TRACK A: Public Policy Issues TRACK B: Grassroots Activism Training TRACK C: Back to the Basics: Economic Freedom and Why It Matters TRACK D: RightOnline: Social Media Training TRACK E: Tools and Resources TRACK F: Special Session *All Sessions will take place at the DC Convention Center unless otherwise noted. Thursday, November 3rd 5:00 - 8:00 PM Early Registration Renaissance - Mt. Vernon 5:00 6:00 PM Arkansas Delegation Meeting Renaissance - Penn Quarter 6:00 10:00PM Film Screenings and Refreshments The Cartel produced by Bob Bowdon Free or Equal directed and co-written by Jim Taylor Friday, November 4th 7:00 AM Open Registration Center 8:00 AM Exhibit Booths Open Convention Center 9:45 10:45 AM Convention

Breakout Session 2 TRACK A: Protecting the Free-Market Internet Congressman Marsha Blackburn (TN) Seton Motley, Less Government David Quinalty, Senate Commerce Committee Moderated by: Phil Kerpen VP Policy, AFP Foundation Hosted by: Microsoft

TRACK F: Save our States: Solving the State Budget Crisis Bob Williams State Budget Solutions Jonathan Williams American Legislative Exchange Council John Tillman Illinois Policy Institute Moderated by David Spady CA Director, AFP Foundation 11:00 12:00 PM Breakout Session 3 TRACK A: Critical Condition: Your Health Care after the Takeover Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (VA) Congressman Andy Harris (MD) Betsy McCaughey former Lt Governor (NY) and Defend Your Health Care Moderated by: Phil Kerpen VP Policy, AFP Foundation TRACK B: How to Testify Before a Committee Virginia Galloway GA Director, AFP Foundation TRACK D: Basics of Investigative Journalism Hosted by Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity Frank Keegan Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity Jason Stverak President, Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity 11:30 AM 1:30 PM Career Fair hosted by the Leadership Institute

11:30 AM 12:30 PM Kansas Delegation Luncheon Renaissance Hotel (LUNCH ON YOUR OWN)

1:00 2:30 PMOpening Session and Kick-Off

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2:45 3:45 PM Breakout Session 4 TRACK A: Extreme Power Abuse: The EPA's Job-Crushing Regulatory Assault Congressman Mike Pompeo Chris Horner Competitive Enterprise Institute Ann McElhinney Not Evil, Just Wrong Kathleen Hartnett White Texas Public Policy Foundation Moderated by: Alan Cobb VP State Operations, AFP TRACK B: Grassroots Activism 101 Hosted by the Leadership Institute


TRACK C: Institute for Humane Studies hosted session TRACK D: Blogging 101 Erik Telford Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity Jenny Erikson TRACK E: Bridging the Gap: Finding Common Ground Among Coalitions Pam Pryor, DC London TRACK F: Women in Leadership Roles on the Right Heidi Harris, Radio Host Teri Christoph Smart Girl Politics Genevieve Wood Heritage Foundation Tracy Henke EVP, Americans for Prosperity Foundation Moderated by Jen Stefano, AFP Foundation PA Chapter 4:00 5:00 PM Breakout Session 5 TRACK A: How Federal Spending is Bankrupting America Paul Teller Republican Study Committee Peter Ferrara Author, Americas Ticking Tax Bomb Jonah Goldberg National Review Online Dan Mitchell Cato Institute Moderated by: James Valvo, Dir. of Government Affairs, AFP Foundation TRACK B: Grassroots Communication 101 Hosted by the Leadership Institute TRACK C: Institute for Humane Studies hosted session TRACK D: How to Get the Most out of Your Facebook Page Katie Harbath Facebook TRACK E: Tea Party Best Practices TRACK F: Property Rights in Peril: Job-killing Roadblocks to Resource Development Myron Ebell, Competitive Enterprise Institute Laura Skaer, Northwest Mining Association Karla Kay Edwards OR Director, AFP Foundation 5:00 5:30 PM 5:30 - 6:45 PM Microsoft Campaign Cloud Demonstration General Reception Book Signing Opportunities

7:00 - 9:00 PM Tribute to Ronald Reagan Dinner

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9:00 10:00 PM Dessert Reception and Book Signing Opportunities Phil Kerpen, Democracy Denied Dinesh DSouza, Ronald Reagan: How an Ordinary Man Became an Extraordinary Leader Film Screening of Atlas Shrugged

9:30 PM

Saturday, November 5th 8:00 9:30 AM 8:15 9:30 AM Continental Breakfast NC Delegation Meeting and Breakfast VA and MD Delegation Meeting and Breakfast NJ and NY Delegation Meeting and Breakfast FL Delegation Meeting and Breakfast

10:00 11:30 AM

Cut Spending Now Rally (sponsored by Americans for

11:30 11:45 AM
11:45 1:15 PM 1:00 4:30 PM 1:15 2:15 PM

General Session and Awards Ceremony

(LUNCH ON YOUR OWN) Non-Partisan Get-Out-The-Vote for Virginia Phone Bank Room

Breakout Session 6 TRACK A: Scrap the Code: Towards Pro-Growth Tax Reform Grover Norquist Americans for Tax Reform Dick Patten American Family Business Institute Jim Martin 60 Plus Association Curtis Dubay Heritage Foundation Moderated by: Phil Kerpen, VP Policy, AFP Foundation TRACK B: Case Studies in Effective Grassroots Mobilization Matt Seaholm WI Director, AFP Foundation TRACK C: The Roots of Prosperity: Economic Freedom Jeff Crank CO Director, AFP Foundation TRACK D: Social Media 101 Abby Alger Leadership Institute Chris Georgia American Action Network

Nansen Malin WA Director, AFP Foundation TRACK E: Keeping the Internet and Americans Safe from Illegal Foreign Rogue Websites Tim Lee Council for Individual Freedom Andrew Langer Institute for Liberty Steve Tepp US Chamber of Commerce Ryan Radia Competitive Enterprise Institute Hosted by: US Chamber of Commerce's Global Intellectual Property Center TRACK F: Redemption: Two Ex-Liberals Come Clean Anita Moncrief Boots of Liberty Task Force (BOLT) Brandon Darby Moderated by: Andrew Breitbart 2:30 3:30 PM Breakout Session 7 TRACK A: School Choice, Breaking the Big Governments Grip on Our Kids Bob Bowdon Choice Media TV and The Cartel Larry Sand - California Teachers Empowerment Network Kyle Olson Education Action Group Heather Reams Association of American Educators Moderated by: Teresa Oelke AR Director, AFP Foundation TRACK B: Dissecting Your Local/County Budget Peggy Venable TX Director, AFP Foundation TRACK C: Economic Freedom and the Growth of Government Sheldon Richman Foundation for Economic Education Hosted by Foundation for Economic Education TRACK D: Power of Effective Online Video/YouTube Clay Broga Freethink Media Remy Munasifi GoRemy Ed Frank Frank Strategies TRACK E: Teaching Economic Freedom: Ideas and Resources Greg Rehmke Economic Thinking TRACK F: Left Exposed: Where Investigative Journalism Meets Online Activism James OKeefe Project Veritas 3:45 4:45 PM Breakout Session 8 TRACK A: Big Labor vs. Jobs and Freedom Mark Mix National Right to Work Committee Peter List Labor Union Report Vinnie Vernuccio Competitive Enterprise Institute Moderated by: Steve Lonegan NJ Director, AFP Foundation

TRACK B: Countering Alinskys Radicals Kevin Deanna Youth for Western Civilization TRACK C: Free Trade, Protectionism, and Economic Prosperity Sheldon Richman Foundation for Economic Education Hosted by the Foundation for Economic Education TRACK D: How to Pimp Your Website Rich Myslinski AFP Foundation Jordan Tuch AFP Foundation Michael Turk CRAFT Digital TRACK E: Tools and Skills for Investigative Reporting Trent Seibert Texas Watch Dog Hosted by the Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity TRACK F: Jobs Through Growth - Hosted by Let Freedom Ring Bill Walton Rappahannock Ventures

5:00 -6:00 PM Closing Session

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