VIDEO Record of Proceedings:
THE ANNUAL LONDON CONFERENCE
OF THE LIBERTARIAN ALLIANCE
AND THE LIBERTARIAN INTERNATIONAL

Better quality videos available on request from Sean Gabb

Saturday 27 October—Sunday 28 October 2007

Saturday—Conference: 9.15am-5.30pm
Saturday—Dinner: 7.30pm-10.30pm
Sunday—Conference: 10.00am-5.00pm

The National Liberal Club
Whitehall Place
London SW1A 2HE
England 

Saturday 27 October 2007

09.15am—10.00am Registration and Coffee

10.00am—11.00am Session 1 The Disaster of Water Socialism: Why the Sea should be Privatised
Speaker: Leon Louw (Executive Director, Free Market Foundation, South Africa)
Moderator Dr. Sean Gabb (Director, Libertarian Alliance)

11.00am—11.30am Coffee Break

11.30am—12.45pm Session 2 Private Law Enforcement: Libertarian Ideas on the Future of Justice
Speakers: Professor Bruce L. Benson (DeVoe L. Moore Professor and Distinguished Research Professor, Department of Economics, Florida State University); Christian Michel (Director of European Affairs, Libertarian Alliance; President, Libertarian International)
Moderator: Dr. Tim Evans (President, Libertarian Alliance)

12.45pm—2.30pm Free time for Lunch in the local area

2.30pm—3.45pm Session 3 The Developing World: A Worthy Case for Global Capitalism
Speaker: Dr. Syed Kamall MEP (Conservative, London)
Moderator: David Carr (Legal Affairs Spokesman, Libertarian Alliance)

3.45pm—4.15pm Coffee Break

4.15pm—5.30pm Session 4 Towards a Surveillance Society: The New Calculation Debate for the 21st Century
Speakers: Brian Micklethwait (Blogger: www.Samizdata.net www.BrianMicklethwait.com); David Carr (Legal Affairs Spokesman, Libertarian Alliance)
Moderator: Christian Michel (Director of European Affairs, Libertarian Alliance; President, Libertarian International)

5:30-5:45L. Neil Smith (by video link): A Message of Encouragement to Fellow Libertarians

5.50pm—7.30pm Free Time and Cash Bar

7.30pm—10.30pm 2007 LA Annual Dinner and Awards
The Announcement of the winner of the 2007 Chris R. Tame Memorial Prize Competition.
After Dinner Speaker: Alex Singleton, President, The Globalisation Institute "Globalisation and Its Enemies"


Sunday 28 October 2007

10.00am—11.15am Session 5 Anarcho-Capitalism Versus the Minimum State: Would a Society Without Coercion Eventually Re-Invent the State?
Speakers: Brian Micklethwait (Blogger: www.Samizdata.net www.BrianMicklethwait.com); Anoine Clarke (libertarian activist)
Moderator: David Farrer (Financial Director, Libertarian Alliance)

11.15am—11.35am Coffee Break

11.35am—12.50pm Session 6 Thoughts on Building Campaigns for Liberty (not recorded for reasons of confidentiality)
Speakers: Matthew Elliott (Director, The Tax Payer's Alliance); Shane Frith (Managing Director, Stockholm Network)
Moderator: Dr. Sean Gabb (Director, Libertarian Alliance)

12.50pm-2.30pm Free Time for Lunch in the Local Area

2.30pm—3.45pm Session 7 Libertarian Groups on the Continent: Examples from Spain, France and Italy
Speakers: Valentin Petchanko (Institut Economique Molinari, France); Alberto Mingardi (Director, Instituto Bruno Leoni, Italy)
Moderator: Patrick Crozier (Transport Spokesman, Libertarian Alliance)

3.45pm—5.00pm Session 8 Post-Modernity and Liberty
Speakers: Marc-Henri Glendenning (Libertarian Activist and Writer); Dr. Sean Gabb (Director, Libertarian Alliance)
Moderator: Christian Michel (Director of European Affairs, Libertarian Alliance; President, Libertarian International)

5.00pm-6.00pm Drinks Reception
 

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