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2014 National Meeting

February 21-22, 2014

Friday, February 21, 2014

Evening

The Visible Hand: Defending The Wealth of Nations

  • Carl Schramm, University Professor, Syracuse University & Former President, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
  • Introduction by Lawrence J. Mone, President, Manhattan Institute

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Saturday, February 22, 2014

Morning

Welcome Address

  • Marilyn G. Fedak, Vice Chair Emeritus, AllianceBernstein & Founder, The Marilyn G. Fedak Capitalism Project

VIDEO

Why Adam Smith Matters

  • James R. Otteson, Executive Director, BB&T Center for the Study of Capitalism, Wake Forest University

VIDEO

Never, Never, Never Quit: Lessons from an Entrepreneur

  • John F. Crowley, Chairman & CEO, Amicus Therapeutics
  • Introduction by Vanessa Mendoza, Executive Vice President, Manhattan Institute

VIDEO

Student Pitch Competition

  • Marcus Bellows, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
  • Bradley Raber, University of Virginia Darden School of Business
  • Scott Rochelli, University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business

Panel of Judges:

  • Carly Fiorina, Chair, Good360 & Former CEO, Hewlett-Packard
  • Kenneth Garschina, Trustee, Manhattan Institute
  • Howard Husock, Vice President for Policy Research, Manhattan Institute
  • Brahm Pillai, Vice President, SkyBridge Capital

Afternoon

Luncheon Keynote

  • Carly Fiorina, Chair, Good360 & Former CEO, Hewlett-Packard
  • Introduction by Steven B. Klinsky, President & CEO, New Mountain Capital

VIDEO

Breakout Sessions

  • Corporate Governance: James Copland, Director of the Center for Legal Policy & Alexander Saint-Amand, President & CEO, Gerson Lehrman Group
  • Energy: Robert Bryce, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute & Rusty Braziel, President, RBN Energy
  • Healthcare: Paul Howard, Director of the Center for Medical Progress, Manhattan Institute & Avik Roy, Opinion Editor, Forbes
  • Technology: Mark Mills, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute & Alexander Veytsel, Chief Strategy Officer, RampRate

The Evolution of the Business Media

  • Gene Epstein, Barron's Economic Editor
  • Larry Kudlow, CNBC
  • Steven Pearlstein, Washington Post Columnist & Pulitzer Prize Winner
  • John Stossel, Fox Business Channel
  • Moderated by: Howard Husock, Vice President for Policy Research, Manhattan Institute

Evening

Closing Cocktail Reception

  • Hosted by Paul Singer, Founder & CEO, Elliott Management Corporation

Chapter of the Year, Best New Chapter, and Pitch Competition Winners Announced
Host Committee:

  • Kenneth Garschina
  • Rodney W. Nichols
  • Donald Smith, Donald Smith Family Foundation
  • Roberta Herzberg, John Templeton Foundation
  • Marilyn G. Fedak, Marilyn G. Fedak Capitalism Project
  • Emilio Pacheco, Pierre F. and Enid Goodrich Foundation
  • Kevin Oram, Praesidium Investment Management Company LLC
  • David DesRosiers, RealClearPolitics
     
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