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3rd Australian Libertarian Society Friedman Conference

1 May, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 3 May, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

| $250 - $700
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If you were to believe most of our media, politicians and academics then you would be forgiven for thinking that what Australia needs are just a few more taxes, regulations, prohibitions, and mandates.

The steady stream of big-government rhetoric is so mainstream that many people find it hard to imagine how a free society could function.

We want to help spark that imagination.

That’s why we created the Australian Libertarian Society (ALS) Friedman Conference. And I hope you will be able to join us for the 3rd Annual Conference in May this year.

For most of the year, you will probably be surrounded by people who think that freedom is a fringe idea. But for two days each year you are invited to take a short break from the statist quo, and enjoy the intellectual stimulation and friendly banter that comes from Australia’s biggest libertarian conference. On 2-3 May in Sydney the best and brightest libertarians (and classical liberals) of Australia will come together to swap ideas, socialise and hear from world-renowned speakers at the 3rd Annual ALS Friedman Conference.

This year we are delighted to welcome back Dr Tom Palmer, appearing courtesy of the Centre for Independent Studies where he is a scholar in residence, who is perhaps the most persuasive advocate for liberty alive today. We will also be hosting the famous Arab-American libertarian comedian and viral video star GoRemy (who has over 100 million youtube hits for a reason!), Iain Murray, Vice-President of the Washington DC based Competitive Enterprise Institute, libertarian Senator David Leyonhjelm, Australian Human Rights “Freedom” Commissioner Tim Wilson, Canadian legal scholar Professor Jim Allan, Alex Hawke MP, Dr Mikyala Novak, Professor Sinclair Davidson, Dr Keith Kendall, and Chris Berg. More exciting speakers will be announced over the coming weeks. but click HERE for the current speakers list and bios, but make sure you secure your spot now – this truly is an event not to be missed! And of course, don’t forget the presentation of the Annual Liberty Awards at the Gala Dinner on Saturday night. Click HERE for the draft program.

The Full Conference package deal is just $250 for students or $300 for Adults. This is amazing value, and includes 2 full days of conference, and a 3 course dinner with 4 hour wine package at the Gala Dinner. Registration for the conference opens at 8:00am on Saturday and the conference day sessions will be 9am-5pm. The Annual Dinner will be from 7-11pm on the Saturday.

Plus, for our most committed supporters, we are offering a VIP package which includes an exclusive VIP reception, a private luncheon with guest speakers and other dignitaries, preferred seating, and a DVD of all conference sessions & Liberty Awards. For only $700, the VIP package is an excellent opportunity to enhance your experience while helping us ensure the best possible conference.

In three short years the ALS Friedman Conference has grown from a tentative idea into one of the most important events on the liberty calendar. As the liberty movement continues to grow, we look forward to the next stage of this exciting journey, and we hope that you are able to join us for the ride.

If you are genuinely unable to afford the conference, a small number of partial scholarships are available. Email tandrews@taxpayers.org.au for further information.

Please note: Please add all dietary requirements, as well as, if you are purchasing multiple tickets, the names in the “additional information” column at checkout. You may also purchase DAY-ONLY and DINNER-ONLY tickets via this link.

We would like to thank our generous sponsors for their support:

 

We look forward to seeing you there!
John Humphreys & Tim Andrews
Conference Co-Ordinators

Details

Start:
1 May, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
End:
3 May, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
$250 - $700

Venue

Aerial UTS Function Centre
Level 7, 235 Jones St
Sydney , NSW