Restoring American Prosperity
April 1-3, 2016
Charlotte, North Carolina


Friday, April 1
4:00 - 6:00 Registration
5:30 - 6:00 Fellowship Orientation
6:00 - 7:00 Reception
7:00 - 9:00 Dinner
Dinner Chair: Ingrid A. Greeg, President The Philadelphia Society
Keynote Address: George Gilder, Founding Fellow, Discovery Institute
Saturday, April 2
8:30 - 9:30 Annual Breakfast Meeting of the Membership (Members only)
10:00 - 11:30 The American Tradition and Political Economy
Chairman: Samuel Gregg, The Acton Institute
Ryan Hanley, Marquette University
Gordon Lloyd, The Ashbrook Center
David Walsh, Catholic University
12:00 - 1:40 Luncheon
Chairman: David Whalen, Hillsdale College
Amity Shlaes, Chair, Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation
2:00 - 3:30 Reconsidering the Culture of Free Markets
Michael Miller, The Acton Institute
Paul Dragos Aligica, Mercatus Center
Nicholas Capaldi, Loyola University New Orleans
3:30 - 4:00 Coffee Break
4:00 - 5:30 Can We Restore Fiscal Prudence and National Solvency?
Chairman: Harry Veryser, Mises Institute
Brian Domitrovic, Sam Houston State University
Vance Ginn, Texas Public Policy Foundation
Warren Coats, International Monetary Fund (retired)
Sunday, April 3
8:00 Breakfast Buffet
8:45 - 10:30 Can America Still Be a Land of Opportunity, Entrepreneurship, and Prosperity?
Chair, Terry Anker, The Anker Consulting Group
John Hood, The John William Pope Foundation
Frank Buckley, George Mason School of Law
Michael Maibach, European-American Business Council (CEO 2003-2012)