2018 Full Conference Schedule

Bastiat Society Dinner and Reception Speaker
Thursday, August 2 
6:30 - 9:00pm

Location: 39 Rue De Jean

39 John Street | Charleston, SC 29403

Directions

"Principled Leadership"
with
John Allison

Fmr Chairman and CEO of BB&T, Corp.

Note: Talk begins promptly at 7pm

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Registration includes buffet dinner

Full Cash Bar Available

Dinner Keynote Speaker

John Allison

John Allison is an Executive in Residence at the Wake Forest School of Business. He is a member of the Cato Institute’s Board of Directors and Chairman of the Executive Advisory Council of the Cato Institute’s Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives. Allison was president and CEO of the Cato Institute from October 2012 to April 2015.

Prior to joining Cato, Allison was chairman and CEO of BB&T Corporation, the 10th-largest financial services holding company headquartered in the United States. During his tenure as CEO from 1989 to 2008, BB&T grew from $4.5 billion to $152 billion in assets. He was recognized by the Harvard Business Review as one of the top 100 most successful CEOs in the world over the last decade.

Friday, August 3

Location: College of Charleston

Conference: Wells Fargo Auditorium | 5 Liberty Street | Charleston, SC 29401

Lunch: Teacher Education Center | 14 St. Phillip Street | Charleston, SC 29401

8:00 - 8:30am

Registration, Coffee, and Pastries

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8:30 - 10:00am

Academic Panel

Panelist:

TBD | TBD

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Panel Chair:

Peter Calcagno | College of Charleston

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10:15 - 11:45am

Foundations and Policy Panel

Panelists:

Erik Root|The Roger Bacon Academy

Terry Stoops | The John Locke Foundation

Don McLaurin |SC Charter School District Board (past chair)

Panel Chair: Roy Cordato | John Locke Foundation

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12:00 - 1:45pm

Lunch and Keynote Talk

Location: 14 St. Phillip Street

Keynote Address by TBD

Introduction by TBD

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2:00 - 3:30pm

Entrepreneurship: "The Good, the Okay, and the Ugly"

Panelists:

Roland Feldman | Smoke BBQ

Sen. Sandy Senn | South Carolina State Senate

Frank Hefner | The College of Charleston

Panel Chair: Brad DeVos | American Institute for Economic Research

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3:45 - 5:00pm

Wildcard Talk

Panelists:

TBD | TBD

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Panel Chair: Jenna Robinson | James Martin Center


Panels, speakers, and schedule subject to change.
Conference Keynote and Lunch Speaker


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