Can American Institutions Still Be Conserved?
September 23-24, 2022
McLean, VA


Friday, September 23
4:00–6:00 Registration
4:15–5:15 Future of Freedom Fellowship Orientation (invitation only)
5:30–6:00 General Fellowship Orientation
5:30–6:45 Reception
7:00–9:00 Dinner & Program
Welcome by R.J. Pestritto, President, The Philadelphia Society
Keynote: "The Fate of Conservatism in an Age of Illegitimacy" by Roger Kimball, New Criterion
Saturday, September 24
9:00–10:30 Session 1: Can Congress be Saved and the Bureaucracy Reined In?
Chair: Robert Alt, The Buckeye Institute
Joseph Postell, Hillsdale College
Michael Greve, Scalia Law School
10:30–11:00 Coffee Break
11:00–12:30 Session 2: Can the Power of the Modern State be Used for Good?
Chair: Bradley C. S. Watson, Hillsdale College
Arthur Milikh, The Claremont Institute’s Center for the American Way of Life
James Patterson, Ave Maria University
12:35–1:45 Networking Luncheon
2:00–3:30 Session 3: What Does Fidelity to Our Founding Principles Require Today?
Chair: Richard Reinsch, The Heritage Foundation
Michael Anton, Hillsdale College, The Claremont Institute
C. Bradley Thompson, Clemson University
3:30–4:00 Coffee Break
4:00–5:30 Session 4: Can We Trust Our Elections?
Chair: Andrew Graham, Alliance Defending Freedom
Henry Olsen, Ethics & Public Policy Center
Mollie Hemingway, The Federalist
5:30–6:30 Hors D ’Oeuvres Reception – Meet the 2022-23 Future of Freedom Fellows