Wednesday, October 9, 2019
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Attendee Check-In
Attendees leave luggage at the bus after check-in. 
Boxed lunches provided on board the bus.
1:45 PM
Attendees Board the Bus
2:00 PM
Buses Depart to Royal Sonesta Harbor Court
3:15 PM
Buses Arrive to Royal Sonesta Harbor Court
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Attendees check-in to overnight rooms
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Welcome Reception and Conference Overview
Tommy Binion
Vice President, Government Relations
The Heritage Foundation
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Opening Dinner and Keynote Address: Lessons on Servant Leadership
Derrick Dockery
Co-Founder, Yellow Ribbons United
Former Business & Intergovernmental Coalitions Director, Office of Speaker Paul Ryan
Former Offensive Lineman, National Football League
Thursday, October 10, 2019
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Breakfast Address and Emerging Issue #1: Technology & The Future of U.S. National Security
Klon Kitchen
Senior Research Fellow, Technology, Nationals Security, and Science Policy
The Heritage Foundation 
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Budget Simulation & Breakout Discussion
Tommy Binion
Vice President, Government Relations
The Heritage Foundation
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Luncheon and Keynote Address: Twitter-Craft: Communications in the Digital Age
Rob Bluey
Vice President, Communications, The Heritage Foundation
Executive Editor, the Daily Signal

Kelsey Bolar
Senior Writer and Producer
The Daily Signal
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Emerging Issue #2: The Free Market & The Family
Rachel Greszler
Research Fellow in Economics, Budget, and Entitlements
The Heritage Foundation
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Emerging Issue #3: Reframing the Future of Higher Education
Angela Sailor
Vice President, Feulner Institute
The Heritage Foundation

Mary Clare Amselem
Policy Analyst, Center for Education Policy
The Heritage Foundation
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
Break and Optional Discussion
6:15 PM - 6:30 PM
Reach a Budget Deal
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Dinner and Keynote Address: Lessons on Leadership
John "JV" Venable
Col USAF (ret.)
Former Commander, USAF Thunderbirds
Senior Research Fellow for Defense Policy, The Heritage Foundation
Friday, October 11, 2019
8:30 AM
Luggage Drop-Off
Attendees leave their luggage at the Heritage luggage check
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Breakfast Address & Emerging Issue #4: What Americans Want in Health Care
Marie Fishpaw
Director, Domestic Policy Studies
The Heritage Foundation
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Final Votes
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Load Bus
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Walk to USCGC Taney
11:15 AM - 1:00 PM
Tour & Discussion at USCGC Taney
Dakota Wood
LtCol USMC (ret.)
Research Fellow, Defense Programs, The Heritage Foundation
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Closing Remarks
Tommy Binion
Director, Congressional and Executive Branch Relations
The Heritage Foundation
1:15 PM
Buses Depart
Conference Concludes
Attendees board buses; boxed lunches provided outside meeting space
2:30 PM
Buses Arrive at The Heritage Foundation