AGENDA & SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 2019

6 PM Casual Dinner

7:30 PM Fireside Chat Led By General Ed Meese

FRIDAY, JANUARY 4, 2019

10:00 AM - 6 PM Registration

10:00 AM Golf Tournament: Seaside Golf Course

12:30 PM Luncheon

1:45 - 3:45 PM Presentation On The Opiod Epidemic By Dr. Paul Meier

6:00 PM Welcome Reception By Awakening First-Timers

6:30 PM Plenary Welcome Reception

7:00 PM Family Dinner

9:15 PM Dessert Extraordinaire And Coffee

SATURDAY, JANUARY 5, 2019

7:00 - 8:30 AM Awakening Buffet Breakfast

8:30 AM Book Swap Start

Session I, 8:45 - 10:30 AM

Russia-Are They Really Hacking Every Country?

Steve Bucci, Ph.D., Heritage Foundation
Peter Brooks, Ph.D. , Heritage Foundation

How Social Media Is Transforming Society

Ory Rinat, White House Chief Digital Officer
Josh Althouse, Facebook
Rob Bluey, The Heritage Foundation, Moderator

Session II, 10:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Mid-Term Elections And The Impact

Charlie Cook, The Cook Political Report
Whit Ayres, Ph. D,  President, North Star Opinion Research

Violence In A Changing Culture

Robbie George, Ph. D. , Princeton (Invited)
Charles Murray, (Invited)

Session III, 1:50 - 3:50 PM

South American Hotspots And The Implications For The USA

Alex Chafuen, Ph.D., The Acton Institute
Sergio De La Pena, Deputy Assistant Secretary Of Defense(Invited)

The National Debt And Entitlements

Charles Blahous, Former Social Security Public Trustee
Jim Capretta, Aei
Tom Price, Former Head Of The House Budget Committee, Moderator

6:30 PM Reception

7:00 PM Black Tie Dinner

SUNDAY, JANUARY 6, 2019

7:45 AM Church Service

8:00 - 8:50 AM Coffee And Continental Breakfast

Session IV, 9:00 - 10:45 AM

China-The USA's Biggest Threat

Lieutenant General Robert Walsh (Ret)
Dean Chang, The Heritage Foundation

Spaceforce

11:00 AM Family Brunch

12:00 PM Awakening Concludes