Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Upcoming SFL Conferences & Events

Students for Liberty (SFL), a nonprofit student-driven organization, provides a multitude of conferences, activities, and programs for students interested in liberty, free markets, and free societies. These programs & conferences are a GREAT opportunity to network with scholars, learn, and meet other students dedicated to the cause of liberty & the free market. Check out some of their upcoming events:


David Boaz at Cato: Freedom In Crisis
Friday, September 18th, 4-5pm
At the Cato Institute: 1000 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington D.C.

The DC Forum For Freedom launches its monthly Cato lecture series for all libertarian students and liberty lovers in the Capital this September with a lecture on Freedom In Crisis by David Boaz, Vice President of the Cato Institute.


The Philadelphia Students For Liberty Regional Conference
Saturday, November 7
At Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA

From 8 am till 11 pm, become acquainted with and hear incredible speeches by top scholars and activists in the liberty movement. Immerse yourself in the philosophy of freedom, meet like-minded students, network with the leaders in the movement, gain new ideas, and become the next generation of leaders who will preserve our essential academic, social, and economic liberties. You will take back with you a bundle of resources in student organizing, academic support, networks for internships and jobs, great memories and even greater friends!

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all covered. After a great day of speeches, discussion sessions and panels on academic issues and student leadership, let loose at our freedom lovers’ social on Saturday night!

Speakers:

Keynote speaker Dr. Alan Charles Kors, nationally distinguished scholar of European history at the University of Pennsylvania and big-time advocate of academic freedom, discusses “Can There Be An “After Socialism?”

Dr. Nigel Ashford, world acclaimed professor of politics and senior program officer at the Institute for Humane Studies, discusses “Changing The World For Liberty.”

Dr. James Lark III, Former chairman of the Libertarian National Committee and current notable professor of engineering at the University of Virginia.

Matthiew Brouillette, President of the Commonwealth Foundation.

Adam Kissel, Director of the defense program at the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.

Jordan Page, inspirational instrumentalist, classical guitarist and rock artist gaining rapid attention in the liberty movement across the country, performs for us his top hits!

Allison Gibbs, Freedom fighter and founder of the up-and-coming Ladies of Liberty Association

To register: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=2L5hpsiclGeeAU7d_2fizUew_3d_3d
For more info, check out the facebook group: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=228095965373&ref=ts


2010 International Students For Liberty Conference
Friday, February 14-Sunday, February 16
American University, Washington D.C.

The International SFL Conference is the premiere event of the year for students dedicated to liberty and advancing freedom on campus. The largest crowd of pro-liberty students will gather in Washington, DC for a weekend of learning about liberty from contemporary leaders in liberty, discussing best practices for promoting liberty on campus, and getting more involved in the larger movement for liberty.

SFL will have Ed Crane, the Founder & President of the Cato Institute, deliver a Keynote Address to the International SFL Conference from the Cato Institute! Mr. Crane has been an inspirational leader in the cause of liberty. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to hear him specifically address students. After his Address, conference attendees will be able to meet other Cato staff and scholars at a Cato on Campus reception hosted on the first floor of the Cato Institute. (The conference will help transport students from AU to the Cato Institute.)

Click here to learn more and register: http://politicalconferences.org/2009/07/zow/
Registration is required and space is limited. The registration fee is only $10 if you sign up by October 1st. Don't wait, register now to reserve your spot

Also, check out the event on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=228095965373&ref=ts#/event.php?eid=154020216799&ref=ts

1 comment:

Susan said...

I hope it would be good. By the way I had planned to attend a upcoming cloud computing conference, which is yet to be hosted online march 2010 by cloudslam team.