Conference Schedule

**DRAFT Students for Life of America National Conference Agenda**


6:30am           Registration Opens


8:00 to 9:00    Religious Services


8:00 to 9:30    Breakfast


9:30 to 12:00  Morning General Session


Welcome by Students for Life –Kristan Hawkins, SFLA

Defending Your Beliefs –Scott Klusendorf, Life Training Institute

Knowing Your Rights – David French, Alliance Defense Fund (ADF)

Real Life Juno: Promoting Adoption on Campus – Ryan Bomberger, Radiance Foundation, and Amanda Lord, SFLA

12:30 to 1:45 Boxed Lunch (provided) and Networking Time


1:45 to 2:45 Workshop Session 1

2:50 to 3:50 Workshop Session II

3:55 to 4:55 Workshop Session III

4:55 to 6:00 Networking Break & Dinner

6:00 to 9:00    Evening General Session

The Real Meaning of Social Justice –Kristan Hawkins, SFLA, and Jason Jones

Students for Life of America National Student Awards


Defender of Life Award Presentation and Speech: Inside Planned Parenthood – Abby Johnson, intro given by David Bereit, 40 Days for Life

**Special Guest Speaker**













Session I Workshops


  • The Question: Do Graphic Images Work? Where and How Should They be Used: Fletcher Armstrong, CBR, Mary Kominsky, Silent No More, Kelley Stauffer, Silent No More
  • Having a Pro-Life World View– Jeff Ventrella, ADF
  • How Abortion Hurts Women and Men: Hear Their Stories – Silent No More and Operation Outcry
  • Save Lives on Campus: How to Get Started and Simple Steps You Can Take Everyday –SFLA Team
  • Especially for Teens: Motivating and Educating Your Peers to Stand Against Abortion – Bryan Kemper, Stand True, and Erik Whittington, Rock for Life
  • Especially for Law Students: History of the Pro-Life Movement and Strategy for Moving Forward – Mike Schwartz, Chief of Staff for Senator Tom Coburn
  • Especially for Medical Students: End of Life Issues and How Students Can Be Involved with the Battle –Bobby Schindler, Terri’s Foundation.



Session II Workshops


  • Knowing our “Goliath”:  Planned Parenthood Panel –Steve Aden, ADF, Jeanne Monahan, Family Research Council Action, Kristan Hawkins, SFLA
  • Defending Life Abroad – Jeanne Head, NRLC, and Austin Ruse, C-FAM, Marie Smith, PNCI
  • Breaking the Apathy on Your Campus (New Events You Use to End Abortion) –Kortney Blythe, SFLA, Bryan Kemper, Stand True, and Kelsey Hazzard,
  • Reaching out and Expanding the Pro-Life Movement to Blacks –Alveda King, Priests for Life, and Ryan Bomberger, Radiance Foundation
  • Especially for Teens: Save Lives Today: Sidewalk Counsel –Pro-Life Action League and Franciscan University Students for Life Representative
  • Especially for Law Students: The Genocidal Attack on Embryonic Persons –Dr. Jennifer Lahl, Center for Bioethics and Culture Network
  • Especially for Medical Students: Health Care Rights of Conscience Issues for Current and Future Med Students –Steve Aden, ADF, and Dominique Monlezun, Med Students for Life, Dr. Sandy Christiansen M.D., CareNet

Session III Workshops


  • Using Movies to Share the Pro-Life Message– Jason Jones,
  • How Abortion Affects Our Society and Environment – Steven Mosher, Population Research Institute
  • Finding the Funding for Your Pro-Life Work – David French, ADF, Kortney Blythe, SFLA, and John Paul Deddens, SFLI
  • Beating the Frustrations of Student Leadership – Pete Mockitias
  • Especially for Teens: Helping Women on Campus and in Your Community –Peggy Hartshorn, Heartbeart International, Serrin Foster, Feminists for Life, and Saint Louis University Students for Life Representative
  • Especially for Law Students: Law in Post-Roe America: Pro-Life Litigation State by State –Steve Aden, ADF, and Dan McConchie, AUL
  • Especially for Medical Students: The Contraception Connection? – Dr. Donna Harrison, American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Jenifer Giroux, Human Life America, Dr. Angela LanFranchi, Breast Cancer Prevention Institute

*Invited Speakers