The Mises Circle in New Orleans
November 5, 2011 - 9:30 AM to 5:30 PMAstor Crowne Plaza, New Orleans
Join Doug French, Walter Block, Robert Higgs, Tom DiLorenzo, Joseph Salerno, David Gordon, Bill Barnett, and others for a one-day seminar in New Orleans, where Walter Block will be awarded the Gary G. Schlarbaum Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Liberty.
Registration is $95 and includes sessions, refreshment breaks, and lunch. Student scholarships are available, which include complimentary admission to lunch and sessions.
9:30 a.m. Registration, coffee, Bookstore open
10:00 a.m. Welcome
10:15 a.m. Douglas French "Inflation's Winners and Losers"
10:45 a.m. Thomas DiLorenzo "Rotten from the Start: The Inherent Corruption of Central Banking in America"
11:15 a.m. Discussion and refreshments, Bookstore open
11:30 a.m. Joseph Salerno "Who Was the Better Monetary Economist? Rothbard and Friedman Compared"
Noon David Gordon "Ron Paul and Contemporary Economics"
12:30 p.m. Lunch, Bookstore open
2:00 p.m. William Barnett "There is No Accounting for the Fed"
2:30 p.m. Robert Higgs "Regime Uncertainty - Then and Now"
3:00 p.m. Discussion and refreshments, Bookstore open
3:15 p.m. Daniel D'Amico, Jennifer Dirmeyer, Andrew Young, Vedran Vuk "Panel: Walter Block and Me"
4:00 p.m. Awarding of the Gary G. Schlarbaum Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Liberty
4:15 p.m. Walter Block "Rothbard, Mises, Rand, and Me"
4:45 p.m. Adjourn
5:30 p.m. Bookstore Closes
Located in the Ballroom, Astor Crowne Plaza, 739 Canal Street at Bourbon Street, the gateway to the French Quarter and within easy walking distance to downtown attractions. Attire is business-casual/smart-casual. Valet parking at the hotel is $15.
To reserve a sleeping room at the Astor Crowne Plaza, contact them before October 4 at 888-696-4806 (toll-free) and mention the Mises Institute for a special rate of $179 per night plus tax, single or double.
Publicity Waiver: Registering for this event gives the Mises Institute permission to take photos of attendees and use the photos for fundraising purposes. By this authorization, attendees understand and agree that no participant shall receive remuneration and that all rights, title and interest to the photos and use of them belongs to the Mises Institute.