Schedule

Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference Schedule

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2019

2:00PM–9:00PM Registration, Help Desk & Vendor Displays
Garden Terrace & Brighton Pavilion

2:00PM–9:00PM Media Filing Center
Brighton Pavilion

 3:30PM–5:00PM 1stDistrict Welcome Reception
Porch

5:00PM–6:10PM Pundits and Pollsters
Theatre
Participants: Betsy Ankney, Ingrid Jacques, Chris McNulty, Michael Meyers, Tori Sachs, Stu Sandler, John Tamny

6:15PM–7:25PM Women’s Influence in Policy & Politics
Theatre
Participants: Chairman Laura Cox, Senator Ruth Johnson, Terri Lynn Land, Lauren Rakolta, Jessica Ann Tyson, Representative Mary Whiteford

7:30PM – 8:00PM Evening Session with Sarah Sanders
Theatre

*Dinner is available in the Grand Hotel Dining room for attendees that are guests in the Conference room block. Attendees not staying in the Conference room block are invited to purchase meal tickets at the front desk of the Grand Hotel.

8:00PM–9:30PM The Grand “COX”tail Reception
Porch
11:30PM Special Shepler’s Departure from Mackinaw City
12:00AM Special Shepler’s Departure from Mackinac Island (to Mackinaw City)

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2019

8:00AM–7:00PM Registration, Help Desk & Vendor Displays
Garden Terrace & Brighton Pavilion

8:00AM-9:00PM Media Filing Center
Brighton Pavilion

*Breakfast is available in the Grand Hotel Dining room for attendees that are guests in the Conference room block. Attendees not staying in the Conference room block are invited to purchase meal tickets at the front desk of the Grand Hotel.

9:30AM-10:15AM Morning Session with The Honorable Betsy DeVos
Theatre

10:20AM–11:55AM A Discussion on Growth, Opportunity & Prosperity in Michigan
Theatre
Participants: Rick Albin, Congressman Mike Bishop, Speaker Lee Chatfield, Chris Frech, Jim Holcomb, Bob Norton, Senator Mike Shirkey

12:00PM–1:00PM Mid-Day Session with Vice President Mike Pence
Theatre

*Lunch is available in the Grand Hotel Dining room for attendees that are guests in the Conference room block. Attendees not staying in the Conference room block are invited to purchase meal tickets at the front desk of the Grand Hotel.

2:30PM –3:25PM Congressional Q&A
Theatre
Participants: Rick Albin, Congressman Jack Bergman, Congressman Bill Huizenga, Congressman John Moolenaar, Congressman Fred Upton, Congressman Tim Walberg

3:30PM–3:55PM Afternoon Session with Congressman Dan Crenshaw
Theatre

4:00PM–5:25PM Driven to Service Panel
Theatre
Participants: Senator Tom Barrett, General Jack Bergman, Congressman Dan Crenshaw, John James, Ingrid Tighe, Representative Jason Wentworth

5:30PM–7:00PM Chairman’s Reception
Porch

7:00PM–8:30PM Dinner Program with Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy
Dining Room
11:30PM Special Shepler’s Departure from Mackinaw City
12:00AM Special Shepler’s Departure from Mackinac Island (to Mackinaw City)

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2019

8:00AM–11:00AM Vendor Displays
Brighton Pavilion

8:00AM–11:00AM Media Filing Center
Brighton Pavilion

8:30AM–9:30AM Non-Denominational Church Service
Grand Pavilion

9:35AM–10:45AM Bloody Mary’s and Brunch with Governor Haley Barbour
Theatre