Conferences & Seminars

2022 Freedom Conference – Atlanta

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Event Overview

YAF is headed to Atlanta for college students and select high school students interested in learning more about conservative ideals at the 2022 Freedom Conference!

At this conservative student conference in Atlanta, Georgia, students interested in conservative ideas will hear from leading Conservative Movement speakers on why the principles of freedom are forever enduring, network with like-minded peers from around the south and across the country, and learn how to make the case for FREEDOM on their campus and beyond.

If you are interested in public policy, free speech, less government, and a strong national defense, this conference is for you.

At this conference you will:

  • Hear from leading conservative speakers about why freedom must be protected and expanded.
  • Explore ways to effectively push back against leftist, big government threats to your freedoms.
  • Be inspired by the hope that lies in American values, free enterprise, and the Constitution.
  • Network with your peers from across the country.
  • Leave with the best literature and resources to help you get organized on campus.
  • Arm yourself with the facts and arguments necessary to make the case for freedom on your campus and beyond!

The Speakers: We will update this page with speakers as they are confirmed. Please check back for an updated list of speakers.

The FAQs: Click here for all the details!

The Cost: Only $45! (includes tuition, materials, hotel room for Friday night, and three meals)

Registration: THIS CONFERENCE IS SOLD-OUT. Sign up for the waitlist below.


Westin Peachtree Plaza
210 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30303

Liz Wheeler

Host of The Liz Wheeler Show

Liz Wheeler is unapologetically one of the conservative movement’s boldest voices. In Politico’s words, Liz is a “titan” of media, and she’s just getting started.Blocked by AOC, demonetized on Facebook, and whispered about at the Snopes water cooler, Liz Wheeler is undeterred—maybe even energized. As the host of The Liz Wheeler Show, one of the year’s most highly-anticipated new podcasts, Liz…

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Erick Erickson

Writer, Editor, Lawyer and Speaker

Erick Erickson is the Editor of, a property of Eagle Publishing, Inc.  Under Erickson’s leadership, RedState has become the preeminent right of center community online and is the most widely read right-of-center blog on Capitol Hill.  Prior to leading RedState, Erickson practiced law for six years and managed a number of political campaigns. In addition to his duties…

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Kellyanne Conway

Former Assistant to the President and Senior Counselor to the President at the White House

Kellyanne Conway served as Campaign Manager of the come-from-behind victory of Trump-Pence 2016, making her the first woman in U.S. history to successfully helm a presidential campaign. For nearly four years, Kellyanne served as Assistant to the President and Senior Counselor to the President at the White House, working on a range of issues affecting…

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Corey DeAngelis PhD

Corey DeAngelis is the national director of research at the American Federation for Children, the executive director at Educational Freedom Institute, an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute, and a senior fellow at Reason Foundation. He was named on the Forbes 30 under 30 list for his work on education policy and received the Buckley Award…

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Burt Folsom

Distinguished Fellow at Hillsdale College, Historian and Author

“Free markets are in short supply. I enjoy studying free markets and how they work.” Burt Folsom has been a college professor at many places, especially Hillsdale College in Michigan, where he still serves as distinguished fellow. He has written ten books. These books include The Myth of the Robber Barons, which is published by…

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Congressman Jody Hice

The Honorable Jody Hice, United States Congressman (GA-10)

Congressman Jody Hice was born in Atlanta and raised in Tucker, Georgia. Representative Hice graduated from Asbury University, earned his Master’s degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, as well as a Doctor of Ministry from Luther Rice College and Seminary. Congressman Hice served as pastor in three Georgia counties for almost 25 years, and went on to…

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Kevin Sorbo

Actor, Director, Producer, and Author

Sorbo received international stardom when he booked the lead role in “Hercules, the Legendary Journeys”. Following that success, Sorbo had the lead role as “Captain Dylan Hunt” in “Gene Roddenberry’s, Andromeda”.   The independent film “What If” was nominated for Best Family Movie of the Year by the Movie Guide Awards.  Sorbo also received the…

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