November 30, 2017

9:00-9:30 a.m. Registration VPA Lobby
9:30-9:45 a.m. Welcoming Remarks Betsy Edwards, Executive Director, VPA
9:45-10:30 a.m. Keynote Governor-Elect
Ralph Northam
10:30-11:15 a.m. Health Insurance-Now What? Moderator: Michael Martz, Richmond Times Dispatch

Panelists: Secretary of Health and Human  Resources Bill Hazel; Delegate Scott Garrett; Jill Hanken; Virginia Poverty Law Center

11:15-11:30 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. On the Front Lines: Free Speech, Public Safety and the Press Moderator: Steve McMillan, Associated Press

Panelists: Brian Moran, Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security; Claire Guthrie Gastañaga, Executive Director, VA ACLUJeff South, Associate Professor, Journalism and Director of Undergraduate Studies; Brian McKenzie, Reporter, The Daily Progress

12:15-1:00 p.m. Lunch & Networking VPA Lobby
1:00-1:45 p.m. Brave New World – How Industry Disrupters Will Shape Virginia in 2018 Moderator: Alan Suderman, Associated Press

Panelists: Delegate Chris PeaceBea Gonzalez, Capitol Results; Phil Boykin, Virginia Beer Wholesalers Association 

1:45-2:00 p.m. Break
2:00-2:45 p.m. 2017 Election – Reflections & Impact on 2018 Political Outlook Moderator: Andrew Cain, Richmond Times Dispatch

Panelists: Bob Holsworth, Political Commentator; Mark J. Rozell, George Mason University