Hoover Institution Annual Spring Retreat Program 2017

The Hoover Institution’s annual Spring Retreat will take place April 24-25, 2017

AGENDA


SundAY, April 23
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5:30-6:30 PM

Reception in the Ford Gardens of the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center

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6:30 PM

Dinner in McCaw Hall

The Challenge of Dawa: Political Islam as Ideology
and Movement and How to Counter it

Welcoming remarks by Thomas W. Gilligan

Before-dinner remarks by Ayaan Hirsi Ali

 


Monday, April 24
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7:45-8:15 AM

Buffet breakfast in the meal tents

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8:15-8:30 AM

Opening remarks

Thomas W. Gilligan

8:30-9:15 AM

2016!

Condoleezza Rice

9:15-10:00 AM

The Future of U.S. Public Education

Margaret (Macke) Raymond

10:00-10:30 AM

Break

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10:30-11:15 AM

A White House Briefing on the Economy

Edward Lazear

11:15-12:15 PM

Panel Discussion with 2016-2017 National Security Affairs Fellows

Lincoln Bonner
Paul Narain
Kurt Clarke
Michael Turley
Kurt Helphinstine
Dave Zinn
Leonard Leos

12:15 - 1:30 PM

Buffet lunch in the meal tents and Hatfield Courtyard

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12:15-12:45 PM

Optional Tour of Traitel Building – meet outside the Exhibit Pavilion at the sundial

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1:30-2:15 PM

Market-Based Health Reform After Obamacare: Dead on Arrival, Sick, or Alive and Well?

Lanhee J. Chen

2:15-2:30 PM

Break

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2:30-3:15 PM

Navigating Global Political Risk

Amy Zegart

3:15-4:00 PM

The Supreme Court in Transition

Michael McConnell

6:15-6:45 PM

Reception in the Ford Gardens of the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center

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6:45 PM

Dinner in McCaw Hall

Tear Down This Wall: The Story of a Speech on its Thirtieth Anniversary

Before-dinner remarks by Peter M. Robinson

 


TUESDAY, April 25
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7:45-8:15 AM

Buffet breakfast in the meal tents

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8:15-8:45 AM

Inside the Führer’s Head: What Can We Learn from the X-Rays of Hitler’s Skull?

Eric Wakin

8:45-9:30 AM

Let's Go Big on Tax Reform

John H. Cochrane

9:30-10:15 AM

What Happens when the United States Does Not Have a Grand Strategy

Kiron K. Skinner

10:15-10:45 AM

Break

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10:45-11:30 AM

The Global Economy at a Crossroads

Kevin Warsh

11:30-12:15 PM

The Trump Beginning—Myths and Reality

Victor Davis Hanson

 


HOOVER COUNCIL LEADERSHIP CIRCLE LUNCHEON

*By Special Invitation Only

Time Content presenters

12:30-1:40 PM

The Charisma of American Conservatism

Shelby Steele


*This seated luncheon is by special invitation only for Hoover Overseers and Overseers Designate and their spouses, Director's Circle members, and Hoover Council Leadership Circle members. Please be sure you have RSVP’d for it specifically if you would like to attend. Thank you!

 

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