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2023 TFAS Annual Conference

February 3—5, 2023

The Ritz-Carlton

Amelia Island, 4750 Amelia Island Parkway, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034, USA


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Please Note: Registration for this event is now closed. For more information, please contact Special Events Director Jane Mack at jmack@TFAS.org or 202-986-0384.

How do we change the world? By educating courageous leaders!

Please join TFAS for our 2023 Annual Conference in the beautiful Amelia Island, Florida. At this gathering of TFAS leaders and supporters, we will explore how TFAS is keeping the American Dream alive by upholding the principles upon which our country was founded. You’ll see firsthand how TFAS educates and equips courageous leaders with the principles of economic freedom that are the engine of prosperity and have made America the richest nation in human history.

DETAILS

Friday, Feb. 3, 2023 – Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023
Ritz Carlton
Amelia Island
4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Amelia Island, FL 32034
View the conference schedule below.

Dress is business casual 

Tickets + Registration

Registration is now closed. For more information, please contact Special Events Director Jane Mack at jmack@TFAS.org or 202-986-0384.

Accommodations

The conference will take place at the elegant The Ritz-Carlton Hotel. Please make your reservation online or call The Ritz at 888-239-1217. Ask for a room from “The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) Annual Conference 2023.”

Located on the barrier island beaches of North Florida, The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island connects guests with the peaceful flow of natural waterways and native sand dunes with miles of pristine coastline and stunning views from nearly every angle. You may make your reservation online or call The Ritz at 888-239-1217.

Download a map of the resort and island here.

Please note: The conference officially takes place from Friday, Feb. 3, through Saturday, Feb. 4. The final dinner will conclude late Saturday evening, so please make arrangements to stay through Sunday morning.


Featured Speakers

DR. ANNE BRADLEY

George and Sally Mayer Fellow for Economic Education and TFAS Vice President of Academic Affairs

Mitch Daniels

Former Governor of Indiana, President of Purdue University, and TFAS Trustee Emeritus

Louis DeJoy

U.S. Postmaster General

NEAL B. FREEMAN

American Businessman and Political Writer

Debbie Henney

FTE Director of Curriculum and Economics Professor and Director of Honors Program, Mesa Community College

James R. Otteson

Professor, American Philosopher and Political Economist

ROGER REAM

TFAS President and TFAS Alumnus

Christian Watson

National Spokesperson for Color Us United,
and Host of the “Pensive Politics” podcast

Schedule of Events

Please note: There are optional and invitation-only events on Thursday, Feb. 2, including a TFAS golf tournament. The conference officially takes place from Friday, Feb. 3, through Saturday, Feb. 4. The final dinner will conclude late Saturday evening, so please make arrangements to stay through Sunday morning. 

More details will be added and updated as they are confirmed. If you have any questions, please contact Jane Mack at jmack@TFAS.org or 202.986.0384, ext 226.

 

Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023

 

  • 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Founders Society Dinner (INVITATION ONLY)
  • The Golf Club of Amelia Island

 

Friday, Feb. 3, 2023

 

  • 12-2:30 p.m.
  • Trustees Lunch and Meeting (MEMBERS ONLY)
  • Room: Santa Maria
  • 3 – 5 p.m.
  • Regents Meeting(MEMBERS ONLY)
  • Room: Amelia
  • 4 – 5:30 p.m.
  • TFAS Young Alumni Welcome + Speaker Session 1 (Invitation Only)
  • Speaker: Dr. Anne Bradley
  • Topic: Income Inequality, Justice + Economic Freedom
  • Room: Santa Maria
    • 6 – 7 p.m.
    • Reception
    • Ocean Front Lawn
      • 7 – 9 p.m.
      • Dinner
      • TFAS Testimony: Caroline Boyd ’21, ’23, George Mason University

     

    • Keynote: Governor Mitch Daniels
    • Topic: Higher Ed: Shape Up or Blow Up
    • Plaza Ballroom

 

Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023

 

  • 8 – 9 a.m.
  • Breakfast Buffet
  • Room: Plaza Boardroom
    • 9 – 9:45 a.m.
    • Session 1: The Delusion of Diversity Politics
    • Speaker: Christian Watson
    • Room: Salon 3
  • 10 – 11 a.m.
  • Session 2: Transforming the Postal Service
  • Speaker: Postmaster General Louis DeJoy
  • Room: Salon 3

    • 11 – 11:45 a.m.
    • Session 3: Saving the World, $1 Billion at a Time
    • Speaker: Debbie Henney
    • Room: Salon 3
  • Room: TBD
  • Noon – 2
  • Lunch Buffet + Presentation 
  • Speaker: Neal Freeman
  • Topic: The Enduring Legacy of Wm. F. Buckley, Jr.
  • Ocean Front Lawn

    • 2 – 3 p.m.
    • TFAS Young Alumni Session 2 (Invitation Only)
    • Topic: How Clean is Too Clean?
    • Debbie Henney, FTE Director of Curriculum
    • Room: Santa Maria 1
  • Room: TBD
  • 6 p.m.
  • Reception
  • Room: Salon 3

      • 7 – 9 p.m.
      • Dinner
      • TFAS Testimony: Jessica Power ’22, University of Connecticut

     

    • Topic: Fallacies and Truths about Capitalism
    • Speakers: Anne Bradley and Jim Otteson
    • Room: Plaza Ballroom
  • Topic: The Economic Way of Thinking
  • Speaker: Debbie Henney, FTE Director of Curriculum
  • Room: TBD

 

Sunday, June 30, 2019

 

  • 8:30 – 11 a.m.
  • Farewell Breakfast Buffet (Optional)

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