The President’s Club meeting is our highly anticipated annual gathering in Washington, DC, for members who give at the President’s Club level or higher. This fall, the three-day event began with a welcome reception for all President’s Club members to mingle with each other and with Heritage staff.  The next two days were filled with panels and discussions featuring some of America’s top conservative policy experts, commentators, lawmakers, and journalists. The highlight of this year’s meeting was our President’s Club Dinner featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning Syndicated Columnist and Commentator Charles Krauthammer.

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Videos

Heritage President Ed Feulner


Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli


Conservative Agenda panel

Featuring Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), Mike Needham, Ed Meese and Mark Tapscott


Defining the Mandate panel

Featuring Matt Spalding, Kim Holmes, Derrick Morgan and Mike Needham


Dangers Facing America panel

Featuring Rep. Mike Rogers (R–MI), David Addington, James Carafano and Kim Holmes


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  • Date: Oct 22, 2012 - Oct 24, 2012
  • Location: Washington Marriot Wardman Park
  • Address: 2660 Woodley Road NW

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Speakers

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Fred Barnes

Executive Editor, The Weekly Standard

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The Honorable Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II

Attorney General of Virginia

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The Honorable Jim DeMint (R-SC)

United States Senator

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Edwin J. Feulner

President, The Heritage Foundation

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Jonah Goldberg

Editor-at-Large, National Review Online, and Author, The Tyranny of Clichés: How Liberals Cheat in the War of Ideas

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Mary Katharine Ham

Editor-at-Large, HotAir.com, and Contributor, Fox News

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The Honorable Jim Jordan (R-OH)

United States Representative, and Chairman, Republican Study Committee

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Charles Krauthammer

Pulitzer Prize-winning Syndicated Columnist and Commentator

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The Honorable Edwin Meese III

Chairman, Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, The Heritage Foundation

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The Honorable Mike Rogers (R-MI)

United States Representative, and Chairman, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

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Juan Williams

Political Analyst, Fox News

Schedule of Events

  • Monday, October 22, 6:00 p.m.

    Registration Opens

  • 7:00 p.m.

    Welcome Reception

  • 9:00 p.m.

    Presidential Debate Viewing

  • Tuesday, October 23, 9:00 a.m.

    Registration

    Registration will remain open through dinner.

  • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    "Istook Live" Radio Broadcast

  • 10:00 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.

    Issues 2012 Concurrent Workshops

    Workshops will repeat every hour on the hour until 12:00 p.m.

    Heritage Action for America Sentinels:
    Holding Congress Accountable


    Jessica Anderson
    Deputy Political Director, Heritage Action for America

    Jim Judd
    Heritage Action for America Sentinel, Reno, Nevada

    Virginia Quaglia
    Heritage Action for America Sentinel, Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina

    Protecting the Democratic Process:
    The Dangers of Voter Fraud


    Cleta Mitchell
    Partner, Foley and Lardner, LLP

    Hans von Spakovsky
    Senior Legal Fellow and Manager, Civil Justice Reform Initiative, The Heritage Foundation

    Reining in Spending and Debt in 2013:
    Entitlements and Beyond


    Alison Fraser
    Director, Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies, The Heritage Foundation

    Nina Owcharenko
    Director, Center for Health Policy Studies, and Preston A. Wells, Jr., Fellow, The Heritage Foundation

  • 11:00 a.m.

    Heritage Action for America Private Strategy Session

    This session is open to those individuals who support Heritage Action for America at the $1,000 level or more annually.

    The Honorable Jim DeMint (R-SC)
    United States Senator

  • 12:00 p.m.

    Executive Committee Luncheon

    This luncheon is open to Executive Committee Members only-- open to those individuals who support The Heritage Foundation at a level of $2,500 or more annually.

    The Honorable Jim DeMint (R-SC)
    United States Senator

  • Young President's Club Luncheon

    This luncheon is open to Young President’s Club Members and their guests only.

    Jonah Goldberg
    Editor-at-Large, National Review Online, and Author, The Tyranny of Cliches: How Liberals Cheat in the War of Ideas

  • 2:00 p.m.

    Leadership for America

    Edwin J. Feulner, Ph.D.
    President, The Heritage Foundation

  • 3:00 p.m.

    Defining the Mandate

    Moderator: Matthew Spalding
    Ph.D. Vice President, American Studies, and Director, B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics, The Heritage Foundation

    Kim R. Holmes, Ph.D.
    Vice President, Foreign and Defense Policy Studies, and Director, The Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies, The Heritage Foundation

    Derrick Morgan
    Vice President, Domestic and Economic Policy, The Heritage Foundation

    Michael A. Needham
    Chief Executive Officer, Heritage Action for America

  • 4:00 p.m.

    Break

  • 4:15 p.m.

    Turning Ideas Into Action: A Conservative Agenda for the 113th Congress

    Moderator: Michael A. Needham
    Chief Executive Officer, Heritage Action for America

    The Honorable Jim Jordan (R-OH)
    United States Representative, and Chairman, Republican Study Committee

    The Honorable Edwin Meese III
    Ronald Reagan Distinguished Fellow in Public Policy, and Chairman, Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, The Heritage Foundation

    Mark Tapscott
    Executive Editor, The Washington Examiner

  • 5:30 p.m.

    President's Club Reception

  • 7:00 p.m.

    President's Club Dinner

    Charles Krauthammer
    Pulitzer Prize-winning Syndicated Columnist and Commentator

  • 9:30 p.m.

    Young President's Club Cocktail Reception

  • Wednesday, October 24, 7:30 a.m.

    Heritage Legacy Society Breakfast

    This breakfast is open to Heritage Legacy Society members.

    The Honorable Edwin Meese III
    Ronald Reagan Distinguished Fellow in Public Policy and Chairman, Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, The Heritage Foundation

  • 8:00 a.m.

    Continental Breakfast

  • 9:00 a.m.

    The Real World of Dangers Facing America and What We Should Do About Them

    Moderator: David Addington
    Senior Vice President and Deputy Chief Operating Officer, The Heritage Foundation

    James Carafano, Ph.D.
    Deputy Director, The Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies, and Director, Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies, The Heritage Foundation

    Kim R. Holmes, Ph.D.
    Vice President, Foreign and Defense Policy Studies, and Director, The Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies, The Heritage Foundation

    The Honorable Mike Rogers (R–MI)
    United States Representative, and Chairman, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

  • 9:45 a.m.

    A Conversation with the Fox News All Stars: Bringing Clarity to the Choice Ahead

    Moderator: Mike Gonzalez
    Vice President, Communications, The Heritage Foundation

    Fred Barnes
    Executive Editor, The Weekly Standard

    Mary Katharine Ham
    Editor-at-Large, HotAir.com, and Contributor, Fox News

    Juan Williams
    Political Analyst, Fox News

  • 11:15 a.m.

    Book Signing featuring Ed Feulner

  • 12:30 p.m.

    President's Club Luncheon

    featuring The Honorable Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II
    Attorney General of Virginia

  • 2:00 p.m.

    President's Club Meeting Adjourns

  • 2:30 p.m.

    Heritage Foundation Building Tours (Optional)

    Shuttle buses will depart every 20 minutes.

Map & Directions

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2660 Woodley Road NW