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Jan 13

2015 Conservative Policy Summit: Opportunity for All, Favoritism to None - Day Two









Heritage Action for America hosts a two-day policy summit at The Heritage Foundation’s Allison Auditorium. Day Two of this program and a complete program agenda can be viewed online via the Heritage Action website: https://heritageaction.com/donate/2015policysummit/.

AGENDA

9:15 a.m.
Introduction
Tim Chapman
Chief Operating Officer, Heritage Action for America

Address
Michael A. Needham
Chief Executive Officer, Heritage Action for America

9:30 a.m.
Keynote Address
The Honorable Mike Lee (R-UT)
United States Senator

Introduction
The Honorable Jim DeMint
President, The Heritage Foundation

10:00 a.m.
Federalism and Education: Pre-K-12

Introduction
Tim Chapman
Chief Operating Officer, Heritage Action for America

Enhancing Educational Opportunities for All Students Act
The Honorable Luke Messer (R-IN)
United States Representative

Discussion
Lindsey Burke
Will Skillman Fellow in Education, Institute for Family Community, and Opportunity, The Heritage Foundation

Don Soifer
Vice President, Lexington Institute

Kara Kerwin
President, Center for Education Reform

11:00 a.m.
Beyond Student Loans and Grants: Changing the Game on Higher Education

Introduction
Tim Chapman
Chief Operating Officer, Heritage Action for America

The HERO Act
The Honorable Ron DeSantis (R-FL)
United States Representative

11:30 a.m.
Keynote Address
The Honorable Rand Paul (R-KY)
United States Senator

Introduction
The Honorable Jim DeMint
President, The Heritage Foundation

12:00 p.m.
National Defense: A Conservative Priority

Introduction
Tim Chapman
Chief Operating Officer, Heritage Action for America

National Defense
The Honorable Jim Bridenstine (R-OK)
United States Representative

Discussion
Steven Bucci, Ph.D.
Director, Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign and National Security Policy, The Heritage Foundation

Diem Salmon
Senior Policy Analyst for Defense Budgeting, The Heritage Foundation

Cully Stimson
Manager, National Security Law Program and Senior Legal Fellow, The Heritage Foundation

1:00 p.m.
Trade and Security

Introduction
Tim Chapman
Chief Operating Officer, Heritage Action for America

Electronic Communications Privacy Act
The Honorable Matt Salmon (R-AZ) United States Representative

Discussion
Rupert Hammond-Chambers
President, US-Taiwan Business Council

Claude Barfield
Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute

David Inserra
Research Associate, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity, The Heritage Foundation

Walter Lohman
Director, Asian Studies Center, The Heritage Foundation

2:00 p.m.
A New Foreign Policy Agenda

Introduction
Tim Chapman
Chief Operating Officer, Heritage Action for America

International Sanctions
The Honorable Tom Cotton (R-AR)
United States Senator

Discussion
James Phillips
Senior Research Fellow for Middle Eastern Affairs, The Heritage Foundation

Bruce Klingner
Senior Research Fellow, Northeast Asia, The Heritage Foundation

Ana Quintana
Research Associate, Latin America, The Heritage Foundation

3:00 p.m.
Indivisible: Life, Marriage, Religious Liberty and Prosperity

Introduction
Tim Chapman
Chief Operating Officer, Heritage Action for America

The Marriage and Religious Freedom Act (MARFA)
The Honorable Raúl Labrador (R-ID)
United States Representative

Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act
The Honorable Mike Kelly (R-PA)
United States Representative

Pro-Life Agenda
The Honorable Chris Smith (R-NJ)
United States Representative
and
The Honorable Mark Meadows (R-NC)
United States Representative

4:00 p.m.
Indivisible: Life, Marriage, Religious Liberty and Prosperity

Discussion

Introduction
Tim Chapman
Chief Operating Officer, Heritage Action for America

Ryan Anderson
William E. Simon Fellow in Religion and a Free Society, The Heritage Foundation

Kerri Kupec
Legal Communications Director, Alliance Defending Freedom

Sarah Torre
Policy Analyst, The Heritage Foundation

Chuck Donovan
President, Charlotte Lozier Institute

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