Should We Amend the Constitution to Impose Term Limits on Congress?

Thursday, February 9, 2017 • 6 - 8:30 P.M.

1787 Society Members & Invitation-Only

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Note: The participants and schedule of this program have changed due to inclement weather. Please see below for the updated agenda.

1787 Society Members can register for this event by contacting Bianca Cavacini at [email protected].

Scholars, advocates, and public officials will discuss whether we should call a convention to amend the Constitution and the best arguments for and against term limits. A reception will follow the program at 8:30 p.m.

This program is generously sponsored by John Aglialoro and Howard Rich.

Registration and Light Fare
5 - 6 p.m.

Welcome Remarks and Introduction
6 - 6:15 p.m.

Jeffrey Rosen, President and CEO, National Constitution Center
John Aglialoro, Chairman and Co-Founder, UM Holdings Ltd.

Should We Amend the Constitution to Impose Term Limits on Congress?
6:15 - 7:40 p.m.

Suzanne Almeida, Executive Director, League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania
Phil Blumel, President, U.S. Term Limits
U.S. Representative Ron DeSantis (R-FL)
David Strauss, Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School
David Super, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

7:40 - 8 p.m.

Keynote Conversation
8 - 8:30 p.m.


U.S. Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE)
Fmr. Governor Ed Rendell (D-PA)

8:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Event & Parking Information

  • Registration is recommended for all programs.
  • Seating begins one hour prior to program start time, and programs last approximately one hour unless otherwise noted. Programs begin promptly and latecomers may not be admitted.
  • Please note programs are subject to change; call the National Constitution Center or check our website for updated information.
  • Parking will be available for $9 at the National Constitution Center parking garage located at the rear of the building on Race Street between 5th and 6th streets on a first-come, first-served basis. Pick up your discounted parking voucher at registration.

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