Independence Hall
Back to Basics: Conservative Principles in the 21st Century
March 27-29, 2009
The Westin New Orleans Canal Place
New Orleans, LA

Back to Basics: Conservative Principals in the 21st Century PDF Icon

Friday

7:00 - 9:00 Dinner

Steven F. Hayward, American Enterprise Institute, Chairman

Keynote Speaker: George H. Nash, Historian and Author, George Nash 2009 Keynote Address PDF Icon

Saturday

10:00 - 11:30 Where Now for Markets and Individualism?

Richard Rahn, Institute for Global Economic Growth, Chairman

Andrew Yuengert, Pepperdine University, Andrew Yeungert 2009 Panel Remarks PDF Icon

Richard Stroup, North Carolina State University

John Blundell, Institute of Economic Affairs, London, UK

Luncheon

12:00 - 1:30 Is the Age of Heroic Conservatism Over?

Steven F. Hayward, American Enterprise Institute, Chairman

Charles R. Kesler, Claremont McKenna College,   

2:00 - 3:30 The Literary and Religious Imagination

Annette Y. Kirk, Russell Kirk Center, Chairman, Annette Kirk 2009 Panel Chair PDF Icon

Timothy Fuller, Colorado College, Timothy Fuller 2009 Panel Remarks PDF Icon

Benjamin B. Alexander, Franciscan University of Steubenville

Wilfred McClay, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

4:00 - 5:30 Conservative Principles in the 21st Century

Distinguished Members of The Philadelphia Society

Ellis Sandoz, Louisiana State University, Chairman, Ellis Sandoz 2009 Panel Remarks PDF Icon

Forrest McDonald, University of Alabama

John A. Howard, The Howard Center, John Howard 2009 Panel Remarks PDF Icon

Edwin Meese III, Former Attorney General of the United States

M. Stanton Evans, Author

Sunday Breakfast

8:45 - 11:00 Roundtable Discussion – The Future of the Conservative Movement

Former Presidents of The Philadelphia Society

Lee Edwards, Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, Chairman Lee Edwards 2009 Roundtable Remarks PDF Icon   

Daniel Oliver, White House Writers Group   

Midge Decter, Author   

William C. Dennis, Atlas Economic Research Foundation, Bill Dennis Roundtable Discussion Remarks PDF Icon   

Claes Ryn, Catholic University of America. Claes Ryn 2009 Roundtable Discussion Remarks PDF Icon   

John Willson, Hillsdale College, John Willson 2009 Roundtable Discussion Remarks PDF Icon   

T. Kenneth Cribb, Jr., President, Intercollegiate Studies Institute, Ken Cribb 2009 PDF Icon   

Leonard P. Liggio, Atlas Economic Research Foundation