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2017 Annual Florida Chapters Conference

February 3-4, 2017

Start : Friday, February 03, 2017 04:00 PM
End : Saturday, February 04, 2017 09:15 PM

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Location:
Disney's BoardWalk Inn
2101 Epcot Resorts Blvd
Orlando, FL 32830
Description:

February 3-4, 2017
Disney's BoardWalk Inn
Walt Disney World
® Resort
Lake Buena Vista, Florida

The Boardwalk Inn is FULL on Friday, February 3. The Swan & Dolphin has availability and is within walking distance of the Boardwalk Inn. (NOTE: The Federalist Society does not have a room block at the Swan & Dolphin.) There is limited room block availability for Saturday evening at the Boardwalk Inn.

Keynote Speaker


Hon. Mike Lee
U.S. Senator, Utah
 

Friday, February 3, 2017

Registration
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

The Legacy of Justice Scalia
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

  • Hon. Jeff Sutton, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Rachel Kovner, Assistant to the Solicitor General of the United States
  • Prof. Michael Morley, Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law, Barry University
  • Prof. John Baker, Professor Emeritus, LSU Law Center
  • Moderator: Hon. Ricky Polston, Justice, Florida Supreme Court 

Address: To Be Announced
6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Reception Honoring FL Supreme Court Justice Alan Lawson
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Breakfast/Alumni Chapter Breakfasts
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Florida and the Future of Trade Policy
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

  • Stephen Ezell, Vice President, Global Innovation Policy, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
  • Dr. Thomas Palley, Senior Economic Policy Advisor, AFL-CIO
  • Bryan Riley, Jay Van Andel Senior Policy Analyst, Trade Policy, The  Heritage Foundation
  • Moderator: Judge Jonathan Gerber, Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal

Government Ethics and Corruption
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 Noon

  • Todd Graves, Graves Garrett
  • Darpana Sheth, Institute for Justice
  • Prof. Matthew Stephenson, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
  • Moderator: Judge Susan Rothstein-Youakim, Florida Second District Court of Appeal

Luncheon: Hon. Mike Lee, U.S Senator, Utah
12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.

Combating Federal Overreach
2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

  • Amit Agarwal, Solicitor General, Florida
  • Andrew Brasher, Solicitor General, Alabama
  • Scott Keller, Solicitor General, Texas
  • Elbert Lin, Solicitor General, West Virginia
  • Moderator: Hon. Allen Winsor, Florida 1st District Court of Appeals and Former Solicitor General, Florida 

Fireworks/Dessert Reception
8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
 

Registration details:

Friday Night Speakers Dinner:

  • The are limited spots open for dinner with conference speakers and special guests. Click HERE to register for any openings!

The Boardwalk Inn is FULL on Friday, February 3. The Swan & Dolphin has availability and is within walking distance of the Boardwalk Inn. (NOTE: The Federalist Society does not have a room block at the Swan & Dolphin.) There is limited room block availability for Saturday evening at the Boardwalk Inn.