Tampa, FL – Delegates to the Republican National Convention will have the chance to attend workshops in Tampa designed to support and expound upon the overall messages of the convention, CEO William Harris announced today.
Former U.S. Speaker of the House and one-time college professor Newt Gingrich will host Newt University, a series of public policy workshops for delegates to brush up on the policy and U.S. history behind the GOP platform. Newt U seminars will support and expound upon the overall daily convention themes in greater detail and give delegates an opportunity to dive deeper into those issues.
“The goal is to prepare the American people with the facts to dispel myths and misinformation,” Harris said. “Speaker Gingrich is one of our party’s most effective communicators, which is why he was asked to lead this effort.”
Speaker Newt Gingrich will teach the daily sessions. The classes are open to the media and other activists and party officials attending the convention. Details on topics and speakers are still being finalized, but attendees should expect to hear from GOP elected officials, thought leaders and citizens who are leaders in their communities and in their industry.
Newt U Details Announced
Former Speaker Newt Gingrich to Host Policy Classes for Delegates
The Republican National Committee convention today announced details of "Newt U," a series of public policy workshops for delegates designed to support and expound upon the overall messages of the convention. Former U.S. House Speaker and one-time college professor Newt Gingrich will host Newt U, which will examine the convention's daily themes in greater detail and give delegates an opportunity to dive deeper into those issues.
Each class is open to credentialed convention media and activists and party officials attending the convention. They will be held at a different campus every day so delegates located throughout the Tampa region will have an opportunity to participate in the sessions.
Monday - August 27th - "We Can Do Better" - Jobs, Growth
and Protecting Medicare
Speakers: Speaker Newt Gingrich, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, Utah Governor Gary Herbert, Congressman Aaron Schock (IL-18), Former New York Lt. Governor Betsy McCaughey, Larry Kudlow, Host, CNBC's "The Kudlow Report," John Goodman, President & CEO, National Center for Policy Analysis, James Kemp, Jack Kemp Foundation, Christine Donahue, Michigan Delegate and Small Business Owner, Lahnee Chen, Policy Director, Romney for President
Location: Hyatt Regency Downtown, Regency 2-3
211 North Tampa Street, Tampa, FL
Time: 10 am - Noon
Tuesday - August 28th "We Built it" - Small Businesses
and Civil Society Build America
Speakers: Speaker Newt Gingrich, Callista Gingrich, President, Gingrich Productions, Former Secretary Jim Nicholson, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Dr. Greggory DeVore, Physicians for Romney, CA, Fred Lampropolous, Utah Delegate and CEO, Merit Medical
Location: St. Petersburg Marriott Clearwater, Ballroom
12600 Roosevelt Blvd. North, St. Petersburg, FL
Time: 10 am - Noon
Wednesday - August 29th - "We Can Change It" - The New
American Energy Opportunity
Speakers: Speaker Newt Gingrich, Kellyanne Conway, CEO & President, the polling company, Scott Noble, President, Noble Royalties, Inc., Rebecca Rosen, Energy Advisor, Romney for President, Harold Hamm, CEO, Continental Resources
Location: Wyndham Tampa West Shore, Royal Palm 3
700 West Shore Blvd., Tampa, FL
Time: 10 am - Noon
Thursday - August 30th - "We Believe In America" - We Don't Believe in Obamacare
Speakers: Speaker Newt Gingrich, U.S. Senator Mike Lee, Utah, Congressman Tom Price (GA 6), Donna Williams, North Carolina Delegate, Dr. Greggory DeVore, Physicians for Romney, CA, Kellyanne Conway, CEO & President, the polling company
Location: Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort, Grand Ballroom D
400 Mandalay Avenue, Clearwater, FL
Time: 11 am - 1 pm