2013 Agenda

RightOnline is being held at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando®.
5601 Universal Blvd, Orlando, Florida

Additional speakers & sessions will be added to this page as they are confirmed. Schedule is subject to change. Check back frequently for updates!
**Denotes a session sponsored by our sister organization, Americans for Prosperity.


Thursday, August 29th
Getting to town early? We encourage you to head to one of these onsite venues for their evening activities. It’s a great chance to meet up with other conference attendees & make new friends!
       Jake’s American Bar at the Royal Pacific Resort (featuring karaoke starting at 9:30 PM)
       Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville at CityWalk (featuring a live band)
       Pat O’Brian’s at CityWalk (featuring a dueling piano show)
       Lagoon Pool at the Royal Pacific Resort (Dive In Movie Screening of ET begins at 8:30)


Friday, August 30th
8:15 – 9:00 | Coffee Break in the RightOnline Media Lounge
       Sponsored by The Blaze; show your lanyard for a hot cup of joe!

8:45 – 9:45 | Breakout Session
       The Left’s Plan for America
       Facilitated by John Cooney (AFP Foundation – Minnesota)
       Featuring Francesca Chambers, Michael Moreney, & Patrick Ruffini


10:00-11:00 | Opening General Session
       Featuring Dr. Arthur Brooks, Soren Dayton & Patrick Ruffini

11:00 | Appearance by TheBlaze Radio Hosts Doc Thompson & Skip LaCombe
       Sponsored by The Blaze; Located at the RightOnline Media Lounge

11:15-12:15 | Policy Breakout Sessions
       I’ll Take One of Everything: Spending Programs Government Can’t Resist
       Facilitated by Derrick Sontag (AFP Foundation)
       Featuring Daniel Garza, Andrew Moylan, & Representative Joe Walsh


       Talking Shop on Workplace Freedom
       Facilitated by Scott Hagerstrom (AFP Foundation – Michigan)
       Featuring Terry Bowman, Comptroller Susan Combs, James Sherk, & F. Vincent Vernuccio


       Out of Bandwidth? Internet Freedom in the Market Place
       Facilitated by Nansen Malin (AFP Foundation – Washington)
       Featuring Katie McAuliffe, John Stephenson, & Berin Szoka


       Cronyism: Connecting the Dots
       Facilitated by Slade O’Brien (AFP Foundation – Florida)
       Featuring Dan Krassner, Anthony Randazzo, & Todd Rehm


12:15-1:45 | Networking Lunch (Provided with your registration)

1:45-4:00 | Breakout Sessions & Hands-On Workshops
       Looking through the Lens: Videography & Photography Workshop
       Facilitated by David Spady (AFP Foundation – California)
       Featuring Sean Malone & Bev Zaslow


       Tricked Out Tech: Data Visualization
       Facilitated by David From (AFP Foundation – Illinois)
       Featuring Jason Bewley


       From Story to Experience: Messaging that Moves
       Facilitated by Chris Fink (AFP Foundation)
       Featuring Clay Broga & Patrick Reasonover


       I Can Haz Graphics
       Facilitated by Tommy Downs (AFP Foundation)
       Featuring Andrew Clark & John Meyer


4:00-7:30 | Conference Break (Enjoy dinner with friends at one of the many restaurants onsite)

7:30-9:00 | Awards Ceremony (Marvel Super Hero Island®)
       Featuring Michelle Malkin. Doors open at 7:00.

9:00-11:30 | Party in the Park (Marvel Super Hero Island®)
       Join us for rides, music, networking, & more! (Provided with your registration)

Saturday, August 31st
8:45 – 9:45 | Breakout Sessions
       Data Hacking 101
       Facilitated by Mark Lucas (AFP Foundation – Iowa)
       Featuring Jay Godfrey


       Clicktivism: Fighting the Battle Online
       Facilitated by Teresa Oelke (AFP Foundation)
       Featuring Chad Barth, Michelle Malkin, & Jason Putorti


10:00-11:00 | Breakout Sessions
       Pro Analytics: Maneuvering for Success
       Facilitated by Joe Montes (AFP Foundation – New Mexico)
       Featuring Ethan Eilon & Joe Mansour


       Slander, Libel & Copyright Infringement: How to Stay Out of Trouble
       Facilitated by Steve Mariella (AFP Foundation)
       Featuring Chris Berg, Josh Blackman, & Bennett Kelley


10:00-12:15 | Hands-On Workshops
       Tools of the Trade: Mobilizing Tech
       Facilitated by Slade O’Brien (AFP Foundation – Florida)
       Featuring Andrew Clark


       Building Your Clout: Upping Your Social Media Impact
       Facilitated by Nansen Malin (AFP Foundation – Washington)
       Featuring Stephanie Fontenot, Katie Harbath, & Sara Mueller


11:15-12:15 | Breakout Sessions
       Lean Startup: Revolutionize Your Business Model
       Facilitated by Patrick Werner (AFP Foundation – Missouri)
       Featuring David Binetti


       Mining for Treasure: Finding Interesting Data
       Facilitated by Carol Weston (AFP Foundation – Maine)
       Featuring Jack Furnari & Erin Haust


12:30-1:30 | Working Lunch Sessions (Provided with your registration)
       Innovative Solutions: Creating, Testing & Funding New Products
       Facilitated by J.R. Romano (AFP Foundation – Connecticut)
       Featuring Jason Putorti


       Consistency Counts: Social & Website Brand Synergy
       Facilitated by Tommy Downs (AFP Foundation)
       Featuring Patrick Hynes & Jack Patterson


       Pass the Gatekeeper: How to Get Published
       Facilitated by Greg Moore (AFP Foundation – New Hampshire)
       Featuring Mike Opelka & Derek Pillie


2:00-4:00 | Closing General Session
       Join with attendees of the Defending the American Dream Summit for the conference’s closing session
       Featuring Senator Ted Cruz, Greg Gutfeld, Senator Ron Johnson, & Bill Whittle
       Ride the RightOnline Shuttle to the Loews Royal Pacific Resort