Sutherland Institute and American Enterprise Institute to Co-host FREE Forum in Salt Lake City

March 8, 2023

What: Sutherland Institute and the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) will be co-hosting FREE Forum Salt Lake City. The FREE Initiative (Family, Religion, Education and Entrepreneurship), started by AEI Senior Fellow Ian Rowe, highlights the impact that these four pillars have on children and their opportunity for success. The event will feature expert speakers and panel discussions outlining the importance of these institutions, and policy and societal initiatives Utahns can take to best support our next generation.

Speaker List:

Rick Larsen,
President and CEO, Sutherland Institute

Brad Wilcox
Senior fellow, Institute for Family Studies

Tim Carney
Senior fellow, American Enterprise Institute

Jenet Erickson
Fellow, Wheatley Institute

Ally Isom
Vice president and chief strategy and marketing officer, Clyde Companies

Hanna Skandera
President and CEO, Daniels Fund

Natalie Gochnour
Director, Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah

Kathleen Porter-Magee
Superintendent, Partnership Schools

Ian Rowe
Senior fellow, American Enterprise Institute

Aimee Winder Newton
Senior advisor, Utah Gov. Spencer Cox

Pastor Corey Hodges
Lead pastor, The Point Church

William C. Duncan
Policy fellow, Sutherland Institute

Beth Akers
Senior fellow, American Enterprise Institute

John Bailey
Nonresident senior fellow, American Enterprise Institute

Tony Sewell
Baron of Sanderstead, UK House of Lords

Margaret Woolley Busse
Executive director, Utah Department of Commerce

When: March 23, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Regency Ballroom, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Salt Lake City

Visuals: A mix of keynote speeches and sit-down panel discussions on each of the four parts of FREE will take place onstage in front of a step-and-repeat banner, with a ballroom-size audience. Opportunities for 1:1 interviews with each speaker will be available upon request.

For more information and agenda details, visit AEI FREE Forum Salt Lake City – Sutherland Institute


Media Contact:

Nic Dunn

VP, Strategy & Communications

801-349-5961 | [email protected]

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