August 7, 2018
Hilton Riverside Hotel

New Orleans


Paul Blair

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Americans for Tax Reform

Amy Oliver Cooke

Executive Vice President

Independence Institute

Ken Cuccinelli, J.D.

Director, Regulatory Action Center


Please join us for The Heartland Institute’s next America First Energy Conference, taking place at the Hilton Riverside Hotel in New Orleans on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. This will be Heartland’s second deep dive into President Trump’s revolutionary energy policies. Heartland held its first highly successful America First Energy Conference in 2017 in Houston.

The 2018 America First Energy Conference will feature more than 30 speakers, including scientists, economists, elected officials, representatives from the Trump administration, and leaders of the energy sector. Join hundreds of state and national elected officials, think tank leaders, and policy analysts at this exciting event.


The #AFEC2018 schedule is still in the planning stages and subject to change, but our current line-up of proposed panels carry the following working titles:

• Why CO2 Emissions Are Not Creating a Climate Crisis
• REINing in the Regulators
• Fueling Freedom and Prosperity
• Fiduciary Malpractice: The ‘Sustainable’ Investment Movement
• Reforming EPA: Lots of Progress, More to Do
• The Future of Coal, Oil, and Natural Gas
• Carbon Taxes, Cap & Trade, and Other Bad Ideas
• Climate Lawsuits Against Energy Companies and the Government
• Real Collusion: Russia and the Green Movement
• Reversing the Endangerment Finding.

Stay tuned for updates on the schedule in the coming weeks.

It's all about location in New Orleans and the Hilton New Orleans Riverside places you at the center of it all. Nestled against the banks of the Mississippi, guests can watch the ships come sailing in or dive into the city life just steps away. Grab a beignet, listen to live jazz, ride a streetcar, or hop into a parade, you never know what you’ll experience in the vibrant culture and excitement of New Orleans just outside our front door.

Rates are $169 a night.
Call 504-584-3999
Mention: America First Energy Conference

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