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JOIN HUNDREDS OF STUDENTS AND SUPPORTERS OF LIBERTY - REGISTER NOW FOR LIBERTYCON!  
Your registration includes access to speakers, breakouts, and evening socials.
JOIN HUNDREDS OF STUDENTS AND SUPPORTERS OF LIBERTY - REGISTER NOW FOR LIBERTYCON!
Your registration includes access to speakers, breakouts, and evening socials.
"BE FREE” @ LibertyCon
Originally ISFLC, LibertyCon is the new and improved event of the year! SFL’s LibertyCon is the place for liberty-lovers of all ages to meet, plan, learn, and have fun! With a faster-paced schedule, we have a little something for everyone, from speakers and panels to workshops and socials - there are many ways to “be free” at LibertyCon.
WHY ATTEND LIBERTYCON?
SPEAKERS & BREAKOUTS
World-class speakers, panels, and workshops. LibertyCon is a place for ideas and discussion.
INTERNATIONAL NETWORKING
It doesn't matter if you are a student, young professional, or experienced veteran. At LibertyCon you will meet liberty-lovers of all ages, from around the world.
AMAZING ATMOSPHERE
From socials to hanging out in the sponsors hall - there is liberty in the air! 
SATURDAY SESSION
Environmental Panel
Environmental protection is a vital and controversial issue in public debate. This panel will explore the free market can provide solutions to growing environmental concerns. Panelists will include representatives from RepublicEn, American Legislative Exchange Council, American Conservation Coalition, and Conservative Energy Network.
SATURDAY SESSION
Matt Kibbe of Free The People
As a cancer survivor himself, Matt Kibbe knows the growing importance of cannabis legalization. In this session, Kibbe will address Attorney General Jeff Sessions misguided war on cannabis.
SATURDAY SESSION
How should we regulate the internet?
Thanks to increasing efforts to regulate the internet, antitrust legislation has grown to be a large concern for companies like Google and Facebook. In this session, representatives from both companies will discuss how the internet should be regulated.
SATURDAY SESSION
Immigration Debate
In the recent United States Presidential Election, it became clear that the topic of immigration is as controversial as it is complex. In this debate, Alex Nowrasteh from the Cato Institute, will debate founding member of the Department of Homeland Security, Philip Haney, focusing on whether or not the US should increase, or decrease, the number of immigrants allowed into the country. 
SATURDAY SESSION
Socialism vs. Capitalism Debate
In this debate, Economist Bryan Kaplan will debate Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Chris Hedges on the merits of Capitalism Vs. Socialism.
SATURDAY SESSION
Greg Lukianoff of FIRE
This session will feature FIRE's President Greg Lukianoff who will talk about Free Speech on Campus and his new book The Coddling of the American Mind
SATURDAY SESSION
Cryptocurrency Debate
As more individuals buy-in to cryptocurrency, important questions remain. In this debate, American financial expert Peter Schiff, will debate Bitcoin.com communication ambassador Sterlin Lujan, on the legitimacy of cryptocurrency in today's markets.
SUNDAY SESSION
Deirdre McCloskey
Professor Deirdre McCloskey, distinguished economist, historian, and rhetorician and the author of Crossing: A Memoir, will take the stage to discuss “how to be a humane libertarian".
SATURDAY SESSION
Liberty in Politics Panel
This panel will focus on the promotion of liberty in politics, bringing together some of biggest supporters of liberty in global politics. The panel will feature Congressman Justin Amash, Former Estonian Prime Minister Mart Laar, Canadian MP Maxime Bernier, and Brexit Architect Daniel Hannan. 
SUNDAY SESSION
John Mackey
John Mackey, co-founder and CEO of Whole Foods, author of Conscious Capitalism, and Students For Liberty Board Member takes the stage Sunday to discuss his personal journey from socialist to libertarian.
SATURDAY SESSION
Grad School & Career Fair
Bring your resume!
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TRAVEL
Click below to check out our travel deals, options for getting to LibertyCon, and information on booking your hotel room at the Marriott Wardman Park. We’re once again offering a discounted room rate of $159+ per night. Make sure and book your stay before February 4th, 2018 to take advantage of this deal.
LIBERTY LOUNGE
Your LibertyCon experience should be as comfortable as possible. To that end, Students For Liberty is proud to provide access to an exclusive Liberty Lounge!

Liberty Lounge access includes: meals throughout the conference, meet & greets with VIP speakers and special guests, and perks like workspace, printing, and more.
AWARDS DINNER

Mix and Mingle with the global liberty movement's best and brightest!

The LibertyCon Awards Dinner brings together friends and supporters of Students For Liberty to celebrate our top student leaders and enjoy a meal together as we reflect on the previous year’s big wins for freedom.
LIBERTY LOUNGE
Your LibertyCon experience should be as comfortable as possible. To that end, Students For Liberty is proud to provide access to an exclusive Liberty Lounge!

Liberty Lounge access includes: meals throughout the conference, meet & greets with VIP speakers and special guests, and perks like free wifi, printing, and more.
AWARDS DINNER
The global liberty movement's best and brightest!

The LibertyCon Awards Dinner brings together friends and supporters of Students For Liberty to celebrate our top student leaders and enjoy a meal together as we reflect on the previous year’s big wins for freedom.
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