Order of Events – 2016 RPV Advance

Friday December 9

Saturday December 10

3:00pm Registration Opens- Second Floor Omni Hotel

5:00pm – 6:30pm Cocktail Reception Honoring Bob McDonnell- Potomac Room

Speakers: Congressman Eric Cantor and N.J. Gov. Chris Christie 

6:00pm – 7:00pm VIP Reception – Presidential Suite

Speakers: N.J. Gov. Chris Christie and Virginia Chairman John Whitbeck

6:30pm – 8:00pm Opening Reception – Light Hors D’oeuvres – Omni Ballroom

SpeakersN.J. Gov. Chris Christie and Virginia Chairman John Whitbeck

9:00pm – 11:00pm Hospitality Suites – Omni Hotel

7:30am Registration Opens- Second Floor Omni Hotel

8:30am – 9:30am Breakfast Buffet

SpeakerCongressman Dave Brat & Congressman Rob Wittman

10:00am – 11:30am Breakout Sessions Group 1

Potomac Room
Republican Government at the Local Level

  • Corey Stewart, Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman
  • Jeff Sili, Caroline County Board of Supervisors Chair
  • Ken Peterson, Goochland County Board of Supervisors District 5
  • Wendy Mauer, Stafford County Board of Supervisors Rock Hill District
Magnolia Room
“Energy Independence is in the Pipeline,” sponsored by Dominion Energy

  • Moderated by Martha Boneta
  • Michael Whatley, Executive Vice President, Consumer Energy Alliance
  • Chrissy Harbin, Director of Federal Affairs, Americans for Prosperity
  • Bruce McKay, Senior Energy Policy Director, Dominion

12:00pm – 1:00pm Awards Lunch- Seated Lunch

Speaker: Carly Fiorina

1:15pm – 2:30pm Breakout Sessions Group 2

Potomac Room
“Modernizing Health Care in the Commonwealth – Virginia Can’t Wait” sponsored by Americans for Prosperity

  • Moderated by Tyler Foote, Virginia State Di- rector Americans for Prosperity
  • Mike Thompson, President of the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy
  • Annamarie Saarinen, Newborn Coalition *Delegate John O’Bannon, R-Henrico
Magnolia Room
“21st Century Coal: From Electronics to Solar Cells and Beyond” sponsored by Delegate Glenn Davis

  • Moderated by Delegate Glenn Davis, R-Virginia Beach
Hear two “bleeding edge” MIT research scientists on how coal may enable ultra-large scale innovative tech- nologies for 21st century needs.

2:45pm – 4:00pm Breakout Sessions Group 3

Potomac Room
“Building the Path to Prosperity Through Tax Reform,” sponsored by Americans for Prosperity

  • Jared Walczak Policy Analyst, Tax Foundation
  • Senator Glen Sturtevant, R-Richmond City
  • Grant Kidwell, Senior Policy Analyst, Ameri- cans for Prosperity
Magnolia Room
Second Annual Legislative Forecast sponsored by Comcast

  • Moderated by Senator Frank Wagner, R-Vir- ginia Beach
Hear from your Republican Senators and Delegates on which issues they intend to tackle in the upcoming session.

5:30pm Shuttle Service Begins from Omni to Richmond Convention Center

6:00pm – 7:00pm VIP Reception- Richmond Convention Center

6:30pm – 8:30pm Advance Gala and Closing Ceremony- Richmond Convention Center

Speaker: South Carolina Senator Tim Scott




Further details are forthcoming