NATIONAL CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS CHAIRMAN'S COUNCIL CONFERENCE
Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes, California
May 4 - 7, 2014
SUNDAY, MAY 4TH
3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Board of Director's Meeting Santa Cruz Boardroom
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Reception White Point Terrance - 2nd Floor
7:00 - 7:15 p.m. Opening Remarks White Point Meeting Room - 2nd Floor
Jerry Mills
    
NCPA Board Chairman
7:15 - 8:00 p.m. America's Role in the World:
An Interview with General Tommy Franks
John Goodman
     NCPA President & CEO
General Tommy Franks
    
General Tommy Franks Leadership
    Institute and Museum, Founder
8:00 - 9:00 p.m. Dinner   White Point Meeting Room - 2nd Floor
     
MONDAY, MAY 5TH
7:00 - 8:15 a.m. Breakfast Buffet Palos Verdes Terrance - 4th Floor
8:15 a.m. Conference Opening Richard Walker
     NCPA Chief Operating Officer
8:30 a.m. The March to Unreason: How We're Becoming Less Rational and Scientific in Developing Public Policy Henry I. Miller
    
Robert Wesson Fellow at the Hoover
    Institution at Stanford University
9:15 a.m. The US Economy: There Really is Something Wrong with this Picture David Ranson
     Wainwright Economics, President
10:00 a.m. BREAK  Palos Verdes Terrance - 4th Floor
10:30 a.m.
Restoring Economic Freedom
Palos Verdes Ballroom 1 & 2
Barry Asmus
    
NCPA Senior Economist
11:15 a.m. Keynote
The Moral Argument for Free Enterprise: Refuting the Idea that Wealth is Theft
Dinesh D'Souza
    
Writer, Scholar, and Public Intellectual -
    American: Imagine a World Without Her
12:30 p.m. Lunch   Palos Verdes Ballroom 3
2:00 p.m. Excursion a la carte Pointe Discovery
6:15 p.m. Depart Terranea Resort for Aquarium of Pacific Pointe Discovery
10:00 p.m. Depart Aquarium of Pacific return to Terranea Resort  
     
TUESDAY, MAY 6TH
7:00 - 8:15 a.m. Breakfast Buffet Palos Verdes Terrance - 4th Floor
8:15 a.m.
Rare Earth and Critical Metals
Brian Williams
    
NCPA Legislative Director
8:30 a.m.
Digital Media and Political Change in America
Megan McArdle
     Author and Bloomberg View Contributor
9:15 a.m. Two Visions for Urban America: Obama's View & the Free Market Randal O'Toole
    
Senior Fellow, Cato Institute 
10:00 a.m. BREAK  Palos Verdes Terrance - 4th Floor
10:30 a.m. We Can Do Better Than This? John C. Goodman
     NCPA
President and CEO
    Free Our Health Care Now
11:15 a.m. Keynote
Social Justice vs. Personal Responsibility
Star Parker
    
Center for Urban Renewal and Education,
     Founder and President
12:30 p.m. Lunch Palos Verdes Ballroom 3
2:00 p.m. Conference Excursion Harbor Tour & Whale Watching
     Pointe Discovery
4:30 p.m. Board bus to return to resort  
6:40 p.m. Depart Terranea Resort for Trump Golf Course  
9:45 p.m. Depart Trump Golf Course for Terranea Resort  
     
WEDNESDAY, MAY 7TH
7:00 a.m. Breakfast Buffet Palos Verdes Terrance - 4th Floor
10:00 a.m. Attendees depart  
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