Conference Schedule

Thursday, April 9, 2015

11:30pm - 2:00pm                        
Optional Pre-Ticketed Event (select during online registration):
 
Guided Tour of the Mansion, Grounds, Gristmill, and Distillery
11:30am  - 2:00pm
$40
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Conference Registration
Ann & John Bookout Reception Hall 
3:00pm - 3:30pm Opening Remarks
3:30pm - 4:45pm
Session 1
David M. Rubenstein Leadership Hall
 
Puzzles, Paradoxes and Paradigms: 
The Continuing Intellectual Legacy of James MacGregor Burns 
Richard A. Couto
 
James MacGregor Burns: 
A Principled-Driven Political Scientist and Reformer 
Tom Cronin
5:00pm - 7:00pm 
Pre-Ticketed Event: Dinner at the Mount Vernon Inn $35 (select during online registration) or Dinner on Your Own
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Panel Session featuring Susan Dunn, Ed Larson, and Michael Beschloss
Smith Auditorium
8:30pm                        
Cocktail Reception

Friday, April 10, 2015

9:00am - 9:30am
Coffee and Tours of The Fred W. Smith National Library
David M. Rubenstein Leadership Hall 
9:30am - 9:45am
Welcome and Introduction of Presentations
David M. Rubenstein Leadership Hall
9:45am - 11:00am
Session 2
David M. Rubenstein Leadership Hall             
 
Real, Intended Change: Business Movements?
Gill Robinson Hickman
 
Dangerous Liaisons: The Public and Private Morality of Leaders 
Joanne B. Ciulla
11:00am - 11:15am
Break 
11:15am - 12:30pm  Session 3
David M. Rubenstein Leadership Hall
 
Roosevelt the Lion and the Fox in 1940
Susan Dunn
 
Burns, Washington, and Transformational Leadership 
Edward J. Larson
12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm - 2:45pm Session 4
David M. Rubenstein Leadership Hall
 
James MacGregor Burns and the Psychology of Motivation
George R. Goethals

Discovering Leadership in the Early Republic
Patrick Spero
2:45pm - 3:00pm Break 
3:00pm - 4:15pm  Session 5
David M. Rubenstein Leadership Hall
 
James MacGregor Burns: Scholar-Activist  
Georgia Sorenson
4:15pm - 4:30pm Closing Remarks
4:30pm Closing Reception
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