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PFS 2016 Annual Meeting—Speakers and Presentations

Property and Freedom Society
Tenth Annual Meeting

Thursday, September 10 to Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Karia Princess Hotel, Bodrum, Turkey 

Final Program Schedule

Thursday, September 10     arrivals and registration

Reception and dinner (pool area)                    19:30-23:00

Friday, September 11

8:00-10:00                               Breakfast

10:30                                       Program begins (Hotel Conference Center)

10:30-10:45                           Hans-Hermann Hoppe, Welcome and Introductions

10:45-12:15                             Roundtable Discussion and Q & A: Memories: Murray N. Rothbard (1926-1995) as Mentor and TeacherHans-Hermann Hoppe, Thomas DiLorenzo, Douglas French, Lee Iglody

13:00-14:15                             Lunch

14:30-15:00                            Thomas DiLorenzo, On American Exceptionalism

15:00-15:15                             Coffee Break

15:15-15:45                             Rahim Taghizadegan, The Lebanon – A Switzerland of the Near East?

15:45-16:00                             Coffee Break

16:00-16:45                             DiLorenzo, Taghizadegan, Gabb, HoppeDiscussion on Current Affairs, Q & A

16:45-17:00                             Coffee Break

17:00-17:30                            Hans-Hermann Hoppe & Gulcin Imre Hoppe2006–2015: PFS, Now and Then

17:30-18:00                            Sean Gabb10 Years of PFS

19:30-22:30                            Dinner and Turkish Night at the Hotel


Saturday, September 12 

8:00-9:45                                 Breakfast

10:00-10:30                            Deanna Forbush, America’s Violent Labor Unions

10:30-10:45                             Coffee Break

10:45-11:15                            Enrico ColombattoUniversità degli Studi di Torino, Mario Draghi and his Friends

11:15-11:30                             Coffee Break

11:30:12:00                            Andrew Shuen, Lion Rock Institute, China, the US, the Renminbi, the $, and Hong Kong

13:00-14:15                             Lunch

14:30-15:00                             Thorsten Polleit, Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Inflation

15:00-15:15                             Coffee Break

15:15-15:45                            Guido Hülsmann, The Culture of Inflation

15:45-16:00                             Coffee Break

16:00-16:45                             Forbush, Colombatto, Shuen, Polleit, Huelsmann, Discusssion, Q & A

17:30-17:50                             Group Photo in Hotel Lobby

18:00                                       Departure from the hotel lobby to the fishing village of Yalikavak

18:30-22:00                             Reception and Dinner at the beach


Sunday, September 13

8:00-9:45                                 Breakfast

10:00-10:30                            Anthony Daniels (Theodore Dalrymple), Murderers I Knew

10:30-10:45                             Coffee Break

10:45-11:15                            Frank van Dun, On the Philosophical Foundations of Libertarianism

11:15-11:30                             Coffee Break

11:30-12:00                           David Dürr, Private Law Society: Answering some of the “Difficult” Questions

13:00-14:15                           Lunch

15:00-15:30                          Stephan KinsellaOn Life without Patents and Copyright: Or, But Who Would Pick The Cotton?

15:30-15:45                             Coffee Break

15:45-16:45                            Hans-Hermann Hoppe, Democracy, De-Civilization, and Counterculture

16:45-17:00                             Coffee Break

17:00-18:00                             Hoppe, Dürr, Kinsella, van Dun, Daniels, Discussion, Q & A

18:00-18:15                             Coffee Break

18:15-18:30                            Hans-Hermann Hoppe, Concluding Remarks and Announcements

20:00-23:00                             Gala Reception, Dinner, and Entertainment at the Hote


Monday, September 14

8:00-9:30                                 Breakfast

10:00                                       Meet in the Hotel Lobby. Walk to the Marina

10:30-17:00                             Guelet Boat Excursion. Lunch on the Boat. Swimming.


19:00-23:00                             Dinner and Entertainment at the Hotel



Tuesday, September 15       Departure

For conference attendees staying through Tuesday, a day-trip to Ephesus and the last residence of the Virgin Mary can be arranged. Cost per person is about 60 Euro (which includes transportation, entrance fees, professional guide, plus lunch). Please indicate as soon as possibe if you are interested in such an excursion. There will be a list made available for this purpose at the hotel reception desk.

The same arrangement can be made also for Monday, September 14, as an alternative to the Boat Excursion.

Other trips can be arranged by the hotel as well. 


Speakers and topics for the 2014 Annual Meeting may be found here. Information on previous meetings may be found here.

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