Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Virginia Conservative Leadership Conference this weekend

The Virginia Conservative Leadership Conference is taking place this Saturday, April 26, at the Richmond Convention Center with speakers, seminars, and the a grand Reagan Banquet to close the day. Keynote speakers will be Lt. Governor Bill Bolling and Attorney General Bob McDonnell.

Lineup of workshops and seminars are:

8:00 am
- Opening Registration
9:00 am
- Welcome to VCLC with EMCEE Sen. Steve Martin (R-Chesterfield)
9:15 am
- Pledge led by Chris Woodfin, PR Solutions
- Invocation by Mike Smith, Thomas More Institute
9:20 am
- Session I: Illegal immigration

Chris Yakaboski, Former Chairman, Spotsylvania, Board of Supervisors
Corey Stewart, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, Prince William County
Greg Letiecq, Save the Old Dominion (Black Velvet Bruce Li blog)
9:55 am
- Session II: Grassroots activism

Philip Van Cleave, President, Virginia Citizen Defense League
Steve Waters, Former Family Foundation Grassroots Organizer
10:20 am
- Session III: Government Regulation/Taxing the American Family

Gary Marx, American Environmental Coalition
George Landrith, Frontiers of Freedom
Delegate Bob Marshall
10:45 am
Session IV: 2nd Amendment

Chuck Cunningham, National Rifle Association
John R. Lott, Jr. Senior Research Scholar at the University of Maryland
Speaker TBD, Gun Owners of America
11:20 am
- Session V: Government Spending and Taxes

Rick Neel, Attorney
11:55 pm
- Speaker TBD
12:15 pm
- Session Break/Lunch
Book signing
- Al Regnery - Upstream, The Ascendance of American Conservatism
12:55 pm
- EMCEE Chris Yakabouski, Former Chairman, Spotsylvania, Board of Supervisors
1:10 pm
- Session VI: Family issues

Olivia Gans, President, Virginia Society for Human Life
Chris Freund, The Family Foundation
1:45 pm
- Session VII: Legislative Update

Senator Steve Martin
Chris Freund, The Family Foundation
2:25 pm
- Session VIII: Keynote - Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling
2:50 pm
- Session IX: State of the Conservative Movement

David Johnson, Office of the Attorney General of Virginia
Al Regnery, publisher, The American Spectator
3:30 pm
- Session X: Transportation

Senator Ken Cuccinelli
4:00 pm
- Session XI: Homeland Security

Thomas Kilgannon, Freedom Alliance
Tony Kimery, Homeland Security Today
Jim Gilmore, former Governor of Virginia
4:45 pm
- Closing Remarks from Jack Rohrer, Chairman, Virginia Conservative Leadership Conference

Reagan Banquet

6:00 pm - Doors Open

- Keynote Speaker: Attorney General Bob McDonnell
- Presentation Reagan Leadership Award: Recipient Donald H. Huffman

Greater Richmond Convention Center
403 North 3rd Street
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 783-7300

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