The 12th International Conference on Climate Change, taking place on Thursday and Friday, March 23–24 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, DC, will feature the courageous men and women who spoke the truth about climate change during the height of the global warming scare.
Thursday, March 23 (All times are ET)
9:25AM – 10:40AM – Panel 1B: Climate Science
10:45AM – 12:00PM – Panel 2B: Cost-Benefit Analysis & the Social Cost of Carbon
2:30PM – 3:45PM – Panel 3B: Fossil Fuels & World Peace
3:50PM – 5:00PM – Panel 4B: Climate Politics & Policy
Shall Not Be Infringed: The New Assaults on Your Second Amendment is a history of the gun-control debate in America and a revealing description of how those hostile to the Second Amendment use polls, studies, and numbers to confuse the public.
In The Coming Death and Future Resurrection of American Higher Education, Dr. Richard Bishirjian exposes how the higher education establishment imposes tuition costs that force parents and students into crippling debt.
Freedom of speech is indispensable to a free and civilized society, yet this precious right is increasingly under attack today. On February 22, 2017, Steve Simpson of the Ayn Rand Institute applied Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism to the most pressing free speech issues of the day. The essays in his book, "Defending Free Speech,: reveal the attacks to be the product of destructive ideas – ideas that are eroding Western culture at its foundation. (NOTE: The video and audio malfunction by not synching up and skipping a bit at about the 1:05:00 mark. Our apologies. It will be remedied in future event videos.)
Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk and Advisory Council Member Brent Hamachek on February 8, 2017 share a vision for America’s future embracing first principles, free markets, and small government. Their book, "Time for a Turning Point," lays out a roadmap for how to return to a free America, with an emphasis on reaching our youth.
What are Know-Nothing amendments? Join Jamie Gass, director of the Center for School Reform at the Pioneer Institute, to learn the meaning and history of the Know-Nothing amendments and how they keep students trapped in failing schools.
States are seeking ways to create a better business climate to attract jobs and businesses to their states. Some states have been passing right-to-work laws, pushing tax reform, and reforming their public pension systems, while others have increased taxes and regulations. This panel discusses which policies are working and which are not. Speaking on this panel are West Virginia Delegate John Overington (R – Berkeley), Beacon Center of Tennessee Director of Policy Lindsay Boyd, and State Budget Solutions President Bob Williams.
Education outcomes in America continue to lag globally, the debate over Common Core State Standards remains heated, and educational choice options such as education savings accounts and charter schools continue to grow. This panel analyzes roadblocks to transforming education as we know it. Speaking on this panel are Tennessee Representative John J. DeBerry, Jr. (R- Shelby County), Pioneer Institute's Director of the Center for School Reform Jamie Gass, and Reason Foundation Director of Education and Child Welfare Lisa Snell.
This panel discusses how states can expand competition and reduce the cost of health care – even with the Affordable Care Act in place. Solutions discussed include using telemedicine, rolling back certificate of need laws, and embracing direct primary care. The panel also addresses Medicaid expansion. Speaking on this panel are Beacon Center of Tennessee Director of Policy Lindsay Boyd, Clinical Endocrinologist Dr. Richard O. Dolinar, and James Madison Institute Policy Director Sal Nuzzo.