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  • Catherine Allgor, President, Massachusetts Historical Society and author
  • William J. Antholis, Director and CEO of The Miller Center, a nonpartisan affiliate of the University of Virginia
  • Edward Ayers, Tucker-Boatwright Professor of the Humanities and President Emeritus, The University of Richmond
  • Joan Bacharach, Senior Curator, Museum Management Program, National Park Service
  • Susan Ford Bales, daughter of President and Mrs. Gerald Ford
  • Richard Benedetto, Adjunct professor of journalism, American University and former White House correspondent and columnist
  • Leslie Bowman, President, Thomas Jefferson Foundation
  • Valerie Camillo, Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer, Washington Nationals
  • Teresa Carlson, Chair of the National Council for White House History, Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector at Amazon
  • Gary Cole, Chief Development Officer from the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation
  • Alan Dabbiere, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist and owner of Hickory Hill and member of National Council on White House History
  • Clifton Truman Daniel, Former director of public relations for City Colleges of Chicago’s Truman College, author, actor and grandson of President Harry S. Truman
  • Mike Davis, Business Development Manager, Storage, Amazon Web Services
  • Louise Dubé, Executive Director, iCivics
  • Jeffrey A. Engel, Associate Professor and Director, The Center for Presidential History (CPH) at Southern Methodist University
  • David Ferriero, Archivist of the United States
  • Cathy Gorn, Executive Director, National History Day and adjunct professor of history at the University of Maryland
  • Phil Hills, President and CEO, Marts and Lundy
  • Goldy Kamali, Founder and CEO of EdScoop
  • Jaya Kaveeshwar, Senior Advisor to the Director at the National Museum of American History
  • Olivier Knox, Chief Washington Correspondent, SiriusXM and President, White House Correspondents Association
  • Monica Gray Logothetis, Co-Founder and CEO, DreamWakers
  • Mike McCurry, Former White House Press Secretary
  • Bob McGee, White House Historical Association Board Member
  • Anita McBride, Former assistant to President George W. Bush and chief of staff to First Lady Laura Bush, Executive-in-Residence at the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies in the School of Public Affairs at American University in Washington, D.C.
  • Massee McKinley, descendant of President Grover Cleveland and President William McKinley
  • Stewart D. McLaurin, President, White House Historical Association 
  • Jon Meacham, Presidential historian and author
  • Chef Roland Mesnier, Former White House Executive Pastry chef and noted culinary author
  • Timothy Naftali, Clinical Associate Professor of Public Service and Clinical Associate Professor of History, New York University
  • Ron Nessen, Former White House Press Secretary
  • Soledad O’Brien, Award Winning Journalist, CEO of Starfish Media Group & Host of Matter of Fact with Soledad O'Brien 
  • Susan Page, Journalist and USA Today Washington Bureau Chief 
  • Stacy Palmer, Editor, The Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • Barbara Perry, Gerald L. Baliles Professor and Director of Presidential Studies at The Miller Center, a nonpartisan affiliate of the University of Virginia 
  • Abigail Potter, Senior Innovation Specialist, Library of Congress
  • Lee Rainie, Director, Internet and Technology, Pew Research Center
  • Lynda Johnson Robb, daughter of President and Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Cokie Roberts, Noted author and contributor to ABC News and NPR
  • Tweed Roosevelt, CEO, Theodore Roosevelt Association and Great Grandson of Theodore Roosevelt 
  • Jeffrey Rosen, Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School and President and Chief Executive Officer, National Constitution Center
  • David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman of The Carlyle Group and philanthropist 
  • William Seale, American historian and author
  • Frank Sesno, Director, School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University
  • Markette Sheppard, Emmy-award winning journalist and host of WUSA 9's Great Day Washington
  • Katherine A.S. Sibley, Professor and Director of American Studies, St. Joseph’s University 
  • Richard Norton Smith, Presidential historian and author
  • Paul Sparrow, Director, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
  • John Stanwich, National Park Service Liaison to the White House 
  • Ann Stock, Former White House Social Secretary 
  • Valerie Strauss, The Washington Post education journalist
  • Susan M. Swain, Co-CEO and President of C-SPAN, on-air host, and author 
  • Julie Teer, Chief Development and Public Affairs Officer, Boys and Girls Club of America
  • Janet Tran, Associate Director of Education, Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute
  • Stephanie Tuszynski, Director of the Digital Library, White House Historical Association
  • Mark K. Updegrove, President and CEO, LBJ Foundation, author and presidential historian
  • Carrie Villar, John and Neville Bryan Associate Director of Museum Collections, National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Tom Walker, Founder and CEO, The American Village Citizenship Trust
  • Kenneth T. Walsh, White House correspondent and columnist for U.S. News & World Report and author
  • Andrew Wilson, Director of Digital Engagement at the National Archives and Records Administration
  • Judy Woodruff, Anchor and managing editor, PBS NewsHour
  • Diane Zorich, Director, Digitization Program Office at the Smithsonian Institution 

As of August 10, 2018

All Speakers Subject to Change