What is Conservatism?
September 21-22, 2018
Fort Worth, Texas


Friday, September 21
4:00 - 6:00 Registration
5:30 - 6:00 Fellowship Orientation
6:00 - 7:00 Reception
7:00 - 9:00 Dinner
Chairman: Christopher Long, President, The Philadelphia Society
Jonah Goldberg, National Review Institute Fellow
Saturday, September 22
7:30 – 8:45 Networking Breakfast Buffet
9:00 – 10:30 What Should Conservatism Conserve--and What Not?
Chairman: Neal Freeman, The Blackwell Corporation
Daniel Oliver, Education & Research Institute
Matthew Spalding
Donald Devine, The Fund for American Studies
10:45 – 12:00 Liberalism, Populism, and the Future of Conservatism
Chairman: Allen Mendenhall, Jones Law School, Faulkner University
Michael Anton, The Kirby Center, Hillsdale College
Samuel Gregg, Acton Institute
12:00 – 1:15 Buffet Lunch
1:30 – 3:00 The Conservative Search for Identity
Chairman: George Nash, The Russell Kirk Center
Gladden Pappin, University of Dallas
Sam Karnick, Heartland Institute
3:15 –4:45 Why I Am or Am Not a Conservative
Chairman: Daniel McCarthy, The Fund for American Studies & Modern Age
Helen Andrews, The Fund for American Studies (Novak Fellow)
Max Borders, Social Evolution
Avik Roy, Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity
5:00 – 6:00 Divided We Fall: The Case for Unity Amidst Diversity
Chairman: Wilfred M. McClay, University of Oklahoma
Luder G. Whitlock, Jr., CNL Charitable Foundation