The Roots of American Conservatism — and Its Future
March 27-29, 2015
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Friday, March 27
4:00 - 6:00 Registration
5:30 - 6:00 Fellowship Orientation
6:00 - 7:00 Reception
7:00 - 9:00 Dinner
Chairman: Joseph F. Johnston, Jr., President, The Philadelphia Society
Alfred Regnery, Chairman, Intercollegiate Studies Institute
Saturday, March 28
10:00 – 11:30 The Liberal Roots of Conservatism
Chairman: Phillip W. Magness, Institute for Humane Studies
James Otteson, Wake Forest University
Steven D. Ealy, Liberty Fund, Inc.
David Hart, Liberty Fund, Inc.
12:00 - 1:40 Luncheon
Keynote Address: “The Cultural Roots of Conservatism” Roger Kimball, The New Criterion
2:00 - 3:30 Traditions of Conservatism
Chairman: Gleaves Whitney, Grand Valley State University
David Corey, Baylor University
Richard Reinsch, Liberty Fund, Inc.
Frank Buckley, George Mason University School of Law
3:30 – 4:00 Coffee Break
4:00 – 5:30 Re-Appraising Fusionism
Chairman: William C. Dennis, Atlas Economic Research Foundation
Brandon Smith, Office of Governor Sam Brownback
Jacqueline Otto Isaacs, Institute for Faith, Work and Economics
Jason Sorens, Dartmouth College
Response: Donald Devine, The Fund for American Studies
Sunday, March 29
8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast Buffet
8:45 – 11:00 Toward a Post-Reagan Conservatism?
Chairman, Larry Arnn, Hillsdale College
The Hon. James L. Buckley, U.S. Court of Appeals, DC Circuit
Henry Olsen, Ethics and Public Policy Center
George Nash, Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal
Christopher Malagisi, Conservative Book Club


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