On the 25-26th of November, a watershed moment in the history of Australian liberty will be occurring in Sydney: the Australian Mises Seminar. Over the past year we have collaborated with the best and brightest representatives of Austrian economics and libertarianism in Australia to bring you this incredible weekend. I invite you to register asap: http://www.mises.org.au
Hans-Hermann Hoppe is Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. A world-renowed Austrian School economist and anarchocapitalist philosopher, he is also a distinguished fellow with the Ludwig von Mises Institute and founder of The Property and Freedom Society.
Ben O'Neill is a Lecturer in Statistics at the University of New South Wales (ADFA campus) and an Adjunct Scholar at the Ludwig von Mises Institute (USA). He was the winner of the Templeton Fellowship Essay Contest for 2009 at The Independent Institute (USA). He has published work in statistics, economics and political philosophy. He has formerly practiced as a solicitor and as a political advisor.
Chris Leithner received First Class Honours at McGill University. He holds Masters degrees from Queens University and The Australian National University, and completed his PhD at the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, Scotland). His most recent book is The Evil Princes of Martin Place: The Reserve Bank of Australia, the Global Financial Crisis and the Threat to Australians' Liberty and Prosperity.
Steven Kates is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at RMIT University. He has previously spoken at the Austrian Scholars Conference and is a specialist in the history of economic thought, with particular emphasis on John Maynard Keynes and Says Law. A recent book of his is titled Free Market Economics: An Introduction for the General Reader.
Andrew Dahdal is a lecturer in the Faculty of Business and Economics at Macquarie University. He is presenting a paper on the constitutionality of paper money under the Australian Constitution, arguing that the founders envisioned only private issuance of money and did not wish for governments to get involved.
David Hart is the Director of Liberty Fund’s Online Library of Liberty Project. He has a Ph.D. in history from King’s College, Cambridge and taught for 15 years in the Department of History at the University of Adelaide before joining Liberty Fund.
Mark Tier is an Australian writer and businessman who lives in Hong Kong “partly because paying taxes is against my religion.” A graduate in economics from the Australian National University, he began a PhD program in economics at UCLA. Founder of the investment newsletter World Money Analyst, which he published and edited until 1991, he is also the author of Understanding Inflation, which became a bestseller in Australia in 1974, and The Nature of Market Cycles.
Ron Manners is an Australian businessman with over 50 years experience in the mining industry and is founder and Executive Director of the Mannkal Economic Education Foundation, an Australian free-market think tank.
Neville Kennard is a veteran Australian preaching and practising capitalist. Kennard has had success in the real world. In fact, his name is more recognisable and respected in Australia than words like "free-market", "libertarian" and "classical liberal". Maybe one day Kennard's self-ownership will become half as popular as Kennards Self Storage. Kennard was the first chairman and the first donor of The Centre for Independent Studies (CIS). He is also a CIS distinguished fellow. Kennard has been endorsed by the Godfather/Ron Paul of Australian classical liberalism, Bert Kelly, as "splendid ... speaks my language ... brave."
Viv Forbes is Chairman of The Carbon Sense Coalition. He is Australia's most productive libertarian, for each of the last 36 years, since he started the Workers Party in Queensland. He is a grandfather, sheep and cattle grazier, soil scientist and mining consultant.
Sarah Correa served as a liaison with aid relief in Afghanistan.