Wednesday, Oct 23

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Investing in a Civic Renaissance

Join us just before the kickoff of the 2019 Annual Meeting for Investing in a Civic Renaissance, a special event focusing on philanthropy’s best opportunities to repair our fractured civic culture. Bundle your registration here.

12:00 - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch
1:30 - 1:45 p.m.
Welcome and opening comments
  • Adam Meyerson, President, The Philanthropy Roundtable

1:45 - 3:00 p.m.
Opening plenary
  • Robert Doar, President-elect, American Enterprise Institute

3:00 - 3:15 p.m.
Break
3:15 - 4:30 p.m.
Concurrent sessions

Creating Lasting Impact After Foundation Sunset

  • Larry Clark, Board Chair, Edna McConnell Clark Foundation

  • David Egner, President and CEO, Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation

  • Gisele Huff, Executive Director, Jaquelin Hume Foundation

  • Steven Anderson, President, Donald W. Reynolds Foundation (Moderator)

 

The Promise and Pitfalls of Opportunity Zones

  • David Edwards, CEO, Purpose Built Communities

  • Reginald Jones, President and CEO, Jacobs Center

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Reception
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Dinner

Investing in Freedom

  • Joe Lonsdale, Founding Partner, 8VC

  • Evan Baehr, Founder and CEO, Teneo (Interviewer)

Thursday, Oct 24

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Breakfast roundtable discussions
8:40 - 10:00 a.m.
Big Ideas

Bite-sized briefings on timely topics

Coming Back to Character

  • Dave Durocher, Managing Director, The Other Side Academy

Boldly Engaging with Critics

  • Larry Kramer, President, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Positive Life Choices for Student Success

  • Ian Rowe, CEO, Public Prep 

A Historic Battle Over Socialism

  • Amity Shlaes, Chairman, Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation

10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Networking break
10:30 - 11:50 a.m.
Deep Dives

Dig deeper into the topic that interests you most

Coming Back to Character

  • Dave Durocher, Managing Director, The Other Side Academy

Boldly Engaging with Critics

  • Larry Kramer, President, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Positive Life Choices for Student Success

  • Ian Rowe, CEO, Public Prep 

A Historic Battle Over Socialism

  • Amity Shlaes, Chairman, Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation

12:00 - 1:45 p.m.
Presentation of the William E. Simon Prize for Philanthropic Leadership

The Philanthropy Roundtable is pleased to announce the selection of Russell L. Carson as the 2019 recipient of the William E. Simon Prize for Philanthropic Leadership.

  • Russ Carson, Chairman, The Carson Family Charitable Trust

  • Jim Perry, Managing Director, Madison Dearborn Partners (Interviewer)

1:45 - 2:15 p.m.
Break
2:15 - 5:15 p.m.
Concurrent Workshops
5:15 - 6:30 p.m.
Break
6:30 - 7:45 p.m.
Reception-style dinner
8:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Evening salons

Friday, Oct 25

7:15 - 8:00 a.m.
Continental networking breakfast and coffee
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Concurrent sessions

Cultivating Kid Entrepreneurs

  • Jack Harris, President and CEO, 3DE

  • Gayle Jagel, Founder and CEO, Youth Entrepreneurs Academy

  • Benita Melton, Program Director for Education, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation (Moderator)

 

Should You Give through an LLC?

  • Kelli Rhee, President and CEO, Arnold Ventures

  • Jeff Hom, General Counsel, Omidyar Network

  • John Tyler, General Counsel in Legal and Chief Ethics Officer, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation (Moderator)

9:15 - 10:15 a.m.
Concurrent sessions

Cautions and Counsel on Self-dealing

  • Reynolds Cafferata, Partner, Rodriguez, Horii, Choi & Cafferata

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Closing brunch

Resisting Hate with Free Speech, Not Censorship

  • Nadine Strossen, John Marshall Harlan II Professor of Law, New York Law School and Immediate Past President, American Civil Liberties Union

12:15 p.m.
Optional local activities

To be announced