PLC October Briefing Agenda Announced

Member Group : PA Leadership Conference


(Harrisburg, PA) – The agenda for the Pennsylvania Leadership Conference October Briefing on Friday, October 26, 2018 at the Crowne Plaza in King of Prussia, PA has been announced.   In addition to being the first briefing held outside of Harrisburg, the briefing has been expanded to a full day of activities including morning presentations, a noon luncheon, and afternoon panel discussion

The briefing will begin at 9 A.M. with a presentation by Jonathan Williams of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), co-author of the Rich States/Poor States report; activist training by Daryn Iwicki from Americans for Prosperity; a U.S. Supreme Court update by Michael Geer of the PA Family Institute; a political update by Montgomery County GOP Chairwoman Elizabeth Preate Havey, and a speech by Pennsylvania Lt. Gubernatorial candidate Jeff Bartos.

Political commentator Kathy Barnett will be the featured luncheon speaker.

Following the luncheon will be an Issues that Women Care About panel presentation with a keynote speech by noted political scientist and frequent cable news commentator Carol Swain and panelists Kathy Barnette; Maria Espinoza, national director of The Remembrance Project; and Monica Burke of the Heritage Foundation.

Announcement of the 2019 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference featured speaker will be made during the briefing. The 30th anniversary conference will be held April 5-6, 2019 at the Radisson Penn Harris Convention Center in Camp Hill, PA.

The Pennsylvania Leadership Conference is the premiere gathering of public policy conservatives each year in the Keystone State.  It is the largest and longest-running of the state-based conservative conferences regularly attracting a long list of conservative elected officials, scholars, journalists and activists for two days of speeches, panel presentations, workshops and networking.

Registration for seating at the PLC October Briefing is now open at

Here is the complete agenda:

2018 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference

October Briefing


Friday, October 26, 2018


9:00 A.M     Welcome:                  Lowman S. Henry

Pennsylvania Leadership Council


9:05 A.M.     Speaker:                   Jonathan Williams

American Legislative Exchange Council


9:45 A.M.     Speaker:                   Daryn Iwicki

AFP’s Grassroots Leadership Academy


10:30 A.M.   Speaker:                   Michael Geer/Randy Wenger

PA Family Institute


11:00 A.M.   Speaker:                   Elizabeth Preate Havey

Montgomery County Republican Chairman


11:20 A.M.   Speaker:                   Jeff Bartos

Republican Nominee for Lt. Governor


11:45 A.M.                                       BREAK


NOON:          Luncheon

Speaker:                   Kathy Barnett, Political Commentator


1:30 P.M.      Issues that Women Care About

Sponsored by Conversations on the Culture


Speaker:                   Carol Swain, Political Commentator

Panel:                        Brooke Mitman, Moderator

Kathy Barnett, Political Commentator

Monica Burke, Heritage Foundation

Maria Espinoza, Remembrance Project


Registration for seating at the PLC October Briefing is now open at