Wednesday events will be held in Washington, DC, at the Trump International Hotel.
Thursday and Friday events will be held in Philadelphia, PA. 
Please see the "Event Logistics" tab for location and transportation information.
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
2:30 PM
Registration Opens
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
SESSION I - Member Disscussion - Key Policy Issues for 2018​
Kay Coles James
President, The Heritage Foundation
 
The Honorable Mark Meadows
Chairman, House Freedom Caucus
 
The Honorable Mark Walker
Chairman, Republican Study Committee
 
Marc Short
Director of Legislative Affairs and Assistant to the President, The White House
 
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Special Address
The Honorable Matt Bevin
Governor of the State of Kentucky
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Opening Reception & Dinner
Opening Remarks:
Kay Coles James
President, The Heritage Foundation
                                             
Discussion:
Jim Carafano
Vice President, Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy
The Heritage Foundation
    
 
Nadia Schadlow (invited)
Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs
United States National Security Council
Thursday, February 8, 2018
10:30 AM
Travel to Philadelphia, PA – All attendees must arrive at Union Station by 10:30 a.m. due to security requirements
11:00 AM - 12:34 PM
Amtrak Train from WAS to PHL
Boxed Lunches will be provided on train
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
SESSION II - Identifying Public Opinion Trends on Key Policy Issues
Facilitator: Rob Bluey
Vice President, Communications, and Editor-in-Chief, The Daily Signal
The Heritage Foundation
                                        
John McLaughlin
CEO and Partner
McLaughlin and Associates
                              
Scott Rasmussen
Founder
Rasmussen Reports
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
SESSION III - Member Discussion on Immigration Reform
Facilitator: Hans Von Spakovsky
Senior Legal Fellow, Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies
The Heritage Foundation
 
Paul Teller
Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs
The White House
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dinner
Brian Kilmeade
Co-host, Fox & Friends; Host, The Brian Kilmeade Show; and
Author, Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans
Friday, February 9, 2018
7:00 AM - 7:30 AM
Bible Study (optional)
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Luggage Drop
7:15 AM - 8:15 AM
Breakfast Buffet Open
9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
Private Showing of "Freedom Rising" at National Constitution Center
9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
SESSION IV - Upcoming Policy: Economic Reform
Facilitator: Paul Winfree
Director, Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies
The Heritage Foundation
                                               
Larry Kudlow
Senior Contributor, CNBC
 
Steve Moore
Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Project for Economic Growth
The Heritage Foundation
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
SESSION V - Upcoming Policy: Welfare & Health Care
Facilitator: Marie Fishpaw
Director, Domestic Policy Studies
The Heritage Foundation
                                       
The Honorable Rick Santorum
Former United States Senator (R – PA)
 
Robert Rector
Senior Research Fellow, Domestic Policy Studies
The Heritage Foundation
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Session VI - Upcoming Policy: The Farm Bill
Paul Winfree
Director, Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies
The Heritage Foundation
                                               
Daren Bakst
Research Fellow in Agriculture Policy
The Heritage Foundation
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch Buffet Opens
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Luncheon Address - What Trump Can Teach Conservatives
David Azerrad
Director, Center for Principles and Politics
The Heritage Foundation
1:45 PM - 2:00 PM
Closing Remarks
Kay Coles James
President
The Heritage Foundation
3:10 PM - 4:53 PM
Amtrak Train from PHL to WAS