Arizona Regional Conference

Saturday, October 26th - Hosted by the ASU Students For Liberty

Join Students For Liberty at Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ on Saturday, October 26th for the 2013 Students For Liberty Arizona Regional Conference. Arizona State is home to one of the strongest pro-liberty student groups in the country and the conference will bring together students not only from ASU but from all over the southwest for an incredible event.

By attending the conference, you will hear from top speakers in the libertarian movement, network with other pro-liberty students, discover countless opportunities for jobs, internships, conferences and seminars, and have a lot of fun with other students. This day-long event will feature tremendous speakers, panels, and breakout sessions on the ideas behind a free society and the actions necessary to implement them. In addition, three free meals and drinks at our evening social are included with your FREE registration. Don’t miss out on your chance to be a part of the student movement for liberty! Register at the bottom of this page!

  • Where: Arizona State University
  • Host: Arizona State University Students For Liberty
  • Location: Discovery Hall 250
  • When: October 26th, 2013
  • Conference: 9am – 8pm
  • Social: 9pm – 11pm
  • Cost: FREE of Charge
  • Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/399455516831612/



Keynote Speaker – Lawrence W. Reed, President of the Foundation for Economic Education

Lawrence W. Reed became president of FEE in 2008. He was a founder and president for twenty years of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy in Midland, Michigan. A champion for liberty, Reed has authored over 1,000 newspaper columns and articles, dozens of articles in magazines and journals in the U. S. and abroad, as well as five books. Lawrence W. Reed holds a B.A. degree in Economics from Grove City College (1975) and an M.A. degree in History from Slippery Rock State University (1978), both in Pennsylvania. He holds two honorary doctorates from Central Michigan University (Public Administration—1993) and Northwood University (Laws—2008). He is a member of the Mont Pelerin Society, chairman of the board of the Prometheus Institute, a member of the board of Just Facts, an advisor to numerous organizations around the world, and a weekly columnist for The Newnan Times-Herald, the local paper in Newnan, Georgia where he resides. His spare-time interests include reading, travel, fly-fishing, hiking, skydiving, and animals of just about any kind.


Jason Brennan

Institute for Humane Studies Speakers Series

Jason Brennan (Ph.D., 2007, University of Arizona) is Assistant Professor of Strategy, Economics, Ethics, and Public Policy at Georgetown University, where he teaches courses in ethics, economics, entrepreneurship, and public policy. He was formerly Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Research, at Brown University. He is the author of Libertarianism: What Everyone Needs to Know (Oxford University Press, 2012), The Ethics of Voting (Princeton University Press, 2011), and, with David Schmidtz, A Brief History of Liberty (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010).


Gary Chartier

Institute for Humane Studies Speaker Series

Gary Chartier is Professor of Law and Business Ethics and Associate Dean of the Tom and Vi Zapara School of Business at La Sierra University. He is the author of Anarchy and Legal Order (Cambridge 2013), Economic Justice and Natural Law (Cambridge 2009), The Conscience of an Anarchist (Cobden 2011), and The Analogy of Love (Imprint Academic 2007), as well as the co-editor (with Charles W. Johnson) of Markets Not Capitalism (Minor Compositions-Autonomedia 2011) and (with Ross M. Kenyon and Roderick T. Long) Libertarian Theories of Class (forthcoming). His byline has appeared in journals including the Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Legal Theory, Law and Philosophy, the Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Ratio Juris, and the Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy. He holds a JD from UCLA (2001, Order of the Coif) and a PhD from the University of Cambridge (1991).


Christina Sandefur

Christina Sandefur is a staff attorney at the Goldwater Institute’s Scharf-Norton Center for Constitutional Litigation. Before joining the Institute, Christina worked to advance liberty as a law clerk at the Pacific Legal Foundation in California and a research intern at the Michigan-based Mackinac Center for Public Policy. Christina earned her J.D. summa cum laude from Michigan State University College of Law. While at Michigan State, she served as notes editor of the Michigan State Law Review and president of the MSU Federalist Society. Christina graduated magna cum laude from Hillsdale College with a B.A. in history and political economy and completed an honors thesis on the economic history of the U.S. Postal Service.


Robert Anthony Peters

Robert Anthony Peters is a  San Francisco native and completed his BS at the University of Arizona in Marketing and Entrepreneurship in 2001. Robert is also an actor and has trained at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in NYC. A few of his films available to the public are The Pursuit of Happyness, Summer, The Village Barbershop, and Wasted. He has spoken at SFL, SPN, Libertopia, IHS summer seminars, and the Hero’s Journey Conference. He also spoke at the Arizona Regional Conference in 2009, 2011 and 2012. He is president of Laissez Faire Media and a begrudging member of SAG and AFTRA.


Gina Luttrell

Gina is a program associate for FIRE’s public awareness project. She manages the day-to-day operations of FIRE’s website, social media, and online activism campaigns. She joined FIRE in 2012 after graduating cum laude from Agnes Scott College in Georgia with a B.A. in philosophy and political science. Gina is an alumna of the Koch Summer Fellowship Program, and she completed internships at the Goldwater Institute and the Sam Adams Alliance before her passion for discourse ultimately led her to FIRE.


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