Republican Vice Presidential Candidate Mike Pence to Speak at ALEC 43rd Annual Meeting on Friday
Keynote Speakers include former Texas Governor Rick Perry, Representative Todd Rokita (IN-4) and Senator Tim Scott (R-SC); Schedule of Events Below
Indianapolis, Indiana (July 26, 2016)—Thousands of state legislators, business leaders, policy experts and citizen groups will meet in Indianapolis July 27-29 for the 43rd American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) Annual Meeting. Attendees will have the opportunity to share ideas and experiences and to create research-based model policies focused on limited government, free markets and federalism.
The American City County Exchange (ACCE) will also host its third Annual Meeting, which will bring together local elected officials and private sector members to develop public policy that promotes accountability, transparency, efficiency, and effectiveness rooted in limited government and free market principles. The ACCE schedule of events can be found here.
During the three-day conference, ALEC and ACCE members will attend workshops, plenary sessions and task force meetings and hear from notable speakers, including Former Texas Governor Rick Perry, Representative Todd Rokita (IN-4) and Senator Tim Scott (R-SC).
Republican Vice Presidential Candidate Indiana Governor Mike Pence will speak Friday, July 29th at the 12:30 PM–2:00 PM plenary lunch session.
Wednesday, July 27
11:30 AM-1:30 PM, Opening Luncheon
- Keynote Speaker: Gov. Rick Perry (TX)
1:45 PM-3:00 PM, Policy Workshops
- A Balanced Discussion About Energy Policy In The Next Administration Workshop
- Threats to Economic Growth: How Cronyism Harms States’ Competitiveness
3:15 PM-4:30 PM, Policy Workshops
- Trigger Warnings, Microaggressions, and Silencing: How to promote free speech and academic freedom on campus
- All Issues Are Women’s Issues
6:45 PM-8:30 PM, Policy Workshop
- Kemp Forum on Expanding Opportunity, A Project of the Center for Education Reform and the Jack Kemp Foundation
- Keynote Speakers: Senator Tim Scott (R-SC); ALEC National Chairman Wisconsin State Senator Leah Vukmir
Thursday, July 28
8:00 AM-9:15 AM, Plenary Breakfast
- Keynote Speaker: Dr. Bill Bennett
9:30 AM-10:45 AM, Policy Workshops
- Protecting Your Constituents from Government Harassment: How to Stop Bureaucrats from Targeting and Harassing People Based on their Personal Beliefs
- Bursting the Bubble: Beverage Taxes Hurt More than Help
11:00 AM-12:15 PM, Policy Workshops
- Consumers in the Crosshairs: An Action Plan to Save Your State from Escalating Energy Prices Workshop
- Restore Prosperity Now! A Fast, Flexible Framework for States to Create Growth Workshop
12:30 PM–2:00 PM, Plenary Lunch
- Keynote Speakers: John Tillman, CEO of Illinois Policy Institute; Luke Hilgemann, CEO of Americans For Prosperity
Friday, July 29
8:00 AM-9:30 AM, Plenary Breakfast
- Keynote Speakers: Representative Todd Rokita (IN-4); Dr. Steve Perry, founder and principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School; and Robert Enlow, President and CEO of the Friedman Foundation
9:30 AM-10:45 AM, Policy Workshop
- The Path to Universal Choice: From Theory to Passage to Implementation
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM, Policy Workshop
- Here’s The Drill – Improving Access to Oral Healthcare: Managing Costs and Navigating the System
12:30 PM–2:00 PM Plenary Lunch
- Keynote Speakers: Republican Vice Presidential Candidate Indiana Governor Mike Pence; Alfredo Ortiz, president and CEO of Job Creators Network; Rebecca Friedrichs, Orange County elementary teacher and lead plaintiff in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association
The American Legislative Exchange Council is a 501(c)(3) educational organization that provides nonpartisan research, study and analysis. ALEC facilitates interaction between public and private sector leaders, think tanks and citizen groups through meetings and model policy development.
To learn more about the American Legislative Exchange Council and to find more information on the 43rd ALEC Annual Meeting, visit www.alec.org.
The American City County Exchange brings together local elected officials and private sector members to develop public policy that promotes accountability, transparency, efficiency, and effectiveness rooted in limited government and free market principles. To learn more about the American City County Exchange, visit www.acce.us.