The following program is subject to change.

Thursday, February 25, 2016
Time Session  Room
1:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.  Registration open   
7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.  Opening reception-featuring Rona Ambrose Trillium Ballroom
Friday, February 26, 2016
Time Session Speakers Room
8:00 a.m.- 8:45 a.m. Registration opens     
8:30 a.m.- 9:00 a.m. Welcome Chuck Strahl Ottawa Salon
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Recharging the Right  Preston Manning Ottawa Salon
9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

 

Journalist Panel: How does the conservative movement recharge? (breakout)

 

Ottawa Salon
9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Digital Tools for Politics: Google (breakout) Room 205
9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Focus on Municipalities (breakout) Room 206
10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Coffee Break

 

 
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Conservatives on Cannabis (breakout) Ottawa Salon
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Digital Tools for Politics: Facebook (breakout) Room 205
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. State of the Conservative Movement (breakout) Room 206

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m

Lunch

 

Trillium Ballroom
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m Youth Lunch Room 208
1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Manning Centre Training Certificate Program Graduation​   Ottawa Salon
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. The Importance of Political Training Ottawa Salon
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. If I Run, Here's How I'd Do it (Part 1) Ottawa Salon
3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Coffee Break    
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Building a Conservative Coalition for Victory Room 206
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m Digital Tools for Politics: Twitter (breakout) Room 205
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m Conservatives and the Media: Not a love story (breakout) Ottawa Salon
4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Whither American Conservatives? 

 

Ottawa Salon
7:00 p.m.- 12:00 a.m. Manning Rocks the Capital (Social Activity at Shaw Centre)    
Saturday, February 27, 2016  
Time Session Speakers  
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Report from the Provincial Front Lines (plenary)  Ottawa Salon
9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Green Conservatism (breakout)

 

Ottawa Salon
9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Digital Tools for Politics: NationBuilder (breakout) Room 205
9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Labour Pains: How to improve fairness for taxpayers  (breakout) Room 206
9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. The Grey Tsunami: Preparing for Canada's aging population (breakout) Room 207
10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Coffee Break    
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Debt, Deficits, & Deceit (breakout) Ottawa Salon
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Is the future of oil & gas the real ballot question? Room 206
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. A Win/Win Solution to Aboriginal Affairs (breakout) Room 207

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Lunch   Trillium Ballroom
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Youth Lunch - The Government Wears Prada  Room 208
1:15 p.m. – 1:20 p.m. In Memoriam   Ottawa Salon
1:20 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Cliff Fryers Award   Ottawa Salon
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. First Past its Prime?: Examining electoral reform (breakout) Ottawa Salon
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Technology and Politics in the 21st Century (plenary) Ottawa Salon
3:30 p.m.– 3:45 p.m.   Coffee Break
     
    3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. If I Run, Here's How I'd Do it (Part 2) Ottawa Salon

    4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Closing Remarks Ottawa Salon

     

    Please note: the opinions expressed by speakers at the Manning Centre Conference do not necessarily reflect the views of the Manning Centre, its board or staff.