Challenges to Conservatism
April 27-29, 2007
Philadelphia

Overview


Program

Friday
6:00-7:00 Reception
7:00-9:00 Keynote Dinner
Chairman, George H. Nash, President of The Philadelphia Society
Invocation: Annette Y. Kirk, President, The Russell Kirk Center
Adrian Wooldridge, Author and Washington Bureau Chief of The Economist
Saturday
10:00 - 11:30 Science and the Future of Conservatism
Chairman, Robert Heineman, Alfred University
Larry Arnhart, Northern Illinois University, Presentation
John G. West, Discovery Institute
James Peterson, McMaster Divinity College Presentation
Q&A
12:00 - 1:30 The Role of Conservative Ideas in Practical Politics
Chairman, Steve Hayward, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
Invocation: Gleaves Whitney, Director of the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies
M. Stanton Evans, Education and Research Institut
2:00 - 3:30 Religion and the Future of Conservatism
Chairman, William Murchison, Baylor University
Darryl Hart, ISI, author of A Secular Faith Presentation
Robert George, Princeton University
Robert Royal, (27 minutes), Faith and Reason Institute, Presentation
Q&A
4:00 - 5:30 The Challenges of Globalisation
Chairman, Nicholas Capaldi, Loyola University
Roger Kimball, The New Criterion, Presentation
John Fonte, The Hudson Institute,Presentation
Nicholas Capaldi, Loyola University
Q&A
Sunday Breakfast
8:30 - 11:00 Roundtable Discussion - The Challenges to the Younger Generation
Chairman, Lee Edwards, Introduction of Panelists, The Heritage Foundation
Lee Edwards on Fusionism
Christopher Coyne, Hampden-Sydney College
Amanda Carpenter, Human Events
Ryan Sager, Author
Gerald Russello, The University Bookman
Q&A