Liberty 2008
THE ANNUAL LONDON CONFERENCE
OF THE LIBERTARIAN ALLIANCE
AND THE LIBERTARIAN INTERNATIONAL

Saturday 25 October—Sunday 26 October 2008

Saturday—Conference: 9.15am-5.30pm
Saturday—Dinner: 7.30pm-10.30pm
Sunday—Conference: 10.00am-5.00pm
Sunday—Drinks Reception: 5.00pm-6.00pm

The National Liberal Club
One Whitehall Place
London SW1A 2HE
England 

Saturday 25 October 2008

09.15am—10.00am Registration and Coffee

10.00am – 10.05am Introduction Dr. Sean Gabb (Director, Libertarian Alliance)
10.05am—11.00am Session 1
The Defeat of Aging: Our Ultimate Freedom?
Speaker: Dr. Aubrey De Gray (Cambridge University)
Moderator: Dr. Tim Evans (President, Libertarian Alliance)

11.00am—11.30am Coffee Break

11.30am—12.45pm Session 2 Future Shock: Three Perspectives on Freedom in the Twenty First Century  
Speakers: James Panton (Oxford University), Dr. Sean Gabb (Director, Libertarian Alliance), Martin Summers (Libertarian Activist)
Moderator: David Farrer (Financial Director, Libertarian Alliance)

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

2.30pm—3.45pm Session 3 The Global Rise of Private Education for the Poor: A Libertarian Perspective
SpeakerJames Stansfield (E. G. West Centre, Newcastle University)
Moderator: David McDonagh (Libertarian Alliance)

3.45pm—4.15pm Coffee Break

4.15pm—5.30pm Session 4 Future Imperfect: Tech Revolutions That Might Happen and Their Consequences
Speaker: David Friedman (
Professor of Law at Santa Clara University; author, The Machinery of Freedom)
Moderator: Dr. Sean Gabb (Director, Libertarian Alliance) 

5.30pm—6.15 Optional Session  The Great British Road Pricing Debate:Free Market Incrementalism or Just More State Control?
LA Film Launch: Britain at the Cross Roads: An Introduction to Road Pricing and the Privatisation of Public Space
Speaker: Dr. Richard Wellings (Deputy Editorial Director, Institute of Economic Affairs)
Moderator: Patrick Crozier (Transport Spokesman, Libertarian Alliance)]


5.30pm—7.30pm Free Time and Cash Bar

7.30pm—10.30pm 2008 LA Annual Dinner and Awards
The Announcement of the winner of the 2008 Chris R. Tame Memorial Prize Competition.
Award 1 LA Liberty In Action Award
Award 2 LA Liberty in Theory Award
After Dinner Speech:   Reasons to be Optimistic: Why we are winning the battle for lower taxes, Matthew Elliott (Chief Executive, Tax Payers’ Alliance)

Sunday 26 October 2008

09.30am - 10.00am  Refreshments

10.00am—11.15am Session 5 Ban the Ban: The Human Cost of Prohibitions
Speakers: Dr. John Meadowcroft (Lecturer in Public Policy, Kings College London)
Moderator: David Carr (Legal Affairs Spokesman, Libertarian Alliance)

11.15am—11.45am Coffee Break

11.45am—1:00pm Session 6 The Idea of a Private Law Society
Speaker: Professor Hans-Hermann Hoppe (University of Nevada)
Moderator: Christian Michel (European Director, Libertarian Alliance; President, Libertarian International)

1.00pm-2.30pm Free Time for Lunch in the Local Area

2.30pm—3.45pm Session 7 The Modern Panopticon State Versus Freedom: Why State ID Cards are Bad?
SpeakersGuy Herbert (General Secretary, No to ID Cards)
Moderator: Dr. Sean Gabb (Director, 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)

5:00-6:00pm Drinks Reception
 

Liberty 2008 Booking Form—Print and Return by Post

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PAYMENT BY POST

I/We wish to book ..... places at the Liberty 2007 Conference at £85.00 ($180 US) (€120) per place. Payment in Euros must be made to the Libertarian International—see the Libertarian International booking category below.

I enclose a cheque, payable to "The Libertarian Alliance", for £85 or $170 US dollars. Please note that the Libertarian Alliance can only accept cheques in pounds sterling or in US dollars. Payment in Euros must be made to the Libertarian International—see the Libertarian International booking category below.

DINNER ONLY OPTION

I/We wish to book ......places only at the Saturday evening dinner at £40.00 ($80 US) (€60) per place. No dinner bookings can be made on the day. Payment in Euros must be made to the Libertarian Internationalsee the Libertarian International booking category below.

Payment for the dinner only option must be by cheque. Please send your cheque to Helen Evans at the address given below. Please also clearly indicate that your cheque is for the dinner only option.


Return this form to:

Helen Evans
Events Organiser
The Libertarian Alliance
Suite 35, 2 Lansdowne Row
Mayfair
London W1J 6H
United Kingdom.

 Tel: +44 (0)7739 390087. Email: helen@libertarian.co.uk

PAYMENT IN EUROS AND NON-UK AND NON-US CHEQUES VIA THE LIBERTARIAN INTERNATIONAL

Alternatively, if you wish to pay by cheque in Euros (€120) or in any other European currency, you may send your currency's equivalent of £99 (for the entire Conference), payable to "The Libertarian International",  to

The Libertarian International, P.O. Box 21, B-2910, Essen, Belgium.
Fax: +31-165-348035 Email:
info@libertarian.to

BANK: RaboBank, Ac. No: 17.43.35.350 (Libertarian International), Laan van Limburg 2, 4701 BP  Roosendaal, The Netherlands
IBAN: NL75RABO0174335350 SWIFT: Rabonl2u

If you choose to pay in this latter manner you must send by email a copy of this booking form to BOTH the Libertarian Alliance and to the Libertarian International.

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