On April 21, 2017, leading experts from across the nation to participated in a series of panel discussions on the latest trends, challenges and opportunities facing the practice of politics.

Polling and Data Analysis 
Moderated by Dr. Trey Hood, Professor, University of Georgia
Barry Rutherford*, Revily (Atlanta, Ga.)
Merideth Houseman*, Aristotle (Atlanta, Ga.)
Chris Wilson, Founder, Wilson-Perkins-Allen Research (Washington, DC)

Navigating Campaign Law 
Moderated by David Dove*, Chief of Staff, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp
Jeremy T. Berry*, Partner, Dentons
Vincent Russo, Partner, Robbins Firm (Atlanta, Ga.)
Stefan Turkheimer*, Partner, Turkheimer & Hadden LLC (Atlanta, Ga.)
James F. Tyrell III, Senior Attorney, Clark Hill PLC (Washington, DC)

Grassroots: Dead or Alive 
Moderated by Martha Zoller, State Policy Director for Sen. David Perdue and PhD Student
Tim Mooney, Partner, Silver Bullet, Inc. (Phoenix, Az.)
Dr. Ralph Reed*, Founder, Faith and Freedom Coalition (Atlanta, Ga.)
Chuck Warren, Managing Director, September Group, LLC and Monolith Registry, LLC. (Salt Lake City, Ut.)

The Impact of Media and Technology 
Moderated by Dr. Audrey Haynes*, Associate Professor, University of Georgia
Steve Grand, President, Wilson-Grand Communications (Berkley, Ca.)
Jeff Vreeland, Director of Digital Operations, Prosper Group (Washington, DC)

From College to a Career 
Moderated by Abby McHann, Student, University of Georgia Public Affairs Professional Certificate Program
Chip Lake, President, Glendale Strategies (Atlanta, Ga.)
Josh Mackey*, Vice-President, Government Relations, FrogueClark, (Atlanta, Ga.)
Cole Muzio, Executive Director, Family Policy Alliance of Georgia (Atlanta, Ga)
Kristin Oblander, President, The Oblander Group (Atlanta, Ga.)

*Indicates a member of the University of Georgia Alumni community