SCHEDULE

March 2-4, 2018
washington, dc

SCHEDULE

March 2-4, 2018
washington, dc

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!
Friday, March 2nd
2:00PM Registration Opens
2:00PM Exhibition Hall Opens
4:30PM Liberty Lounge Coffee
6:30PM Welcome & Kick-Off
*Prior registration required
Saturday, March 3rd
8:00AM Liberty Lounge Breakfast*
9:00AM Exhibition Hall Opens
9AM - 12PM Sessions
12 - 1PM Lunch Interlude
12 - 1PM Liberty Lounge Lunch*
1 - 5PM Sessions
6:30PM SFL Awards Dinner Reception*
7:30PM SFL Awards Dinner*
8:00PM All Conference Social
*Prior registration required
Sunday, March 4th
8:30AM Liberty Lounge Breakfast*
9AM - 12PM Exhibition Hall Open
10AM - 12PM Sessions and Closing Remarks
*Prior registration required
Friday, March 2nd
2:00PM Registration Opens
2:00PM Exhibition Hall Opens
4:30PM Liberty Lounge Coffee
6:30PM Welcome & Kick-Off
*Prior registration required
Saturday, March 3rd
8:00AM Liberty Lounge Breakfast*
9:00AM Exhibition Hall Opens
9AM - 12PM Sessions
12 - 1PM Lunch Interlude
12 - 1PM Liberty Lounge Lunch*
1 - 5PM Sessions
6:30PM SFL Awards Dinner Reception*
7:30PM SFL Awards Dinner*
8:00PM All Conference Social
*Prior registration required
Sunday, March 4th
8:30AM Liberty Lounge Breakfast*
9AM - 12PM Exhibition Hall Open
10AM - 12PM Sessions and Closing Remarks
*Prior registration required
DOWN TO PARTY?!
Don’t Miss the All Conference Social!
SATURDAY, MARCH 3   I   MELLOW MUSHROOM  2436 18th St. NW
8:00 PM until 2:00 AM
PRIVATE BAR    I    DANCE PARTY    I    DJ ALL NIGHT LONG!
Note: show your ID. This event is 18 and up.