Fesitval Info

Welcome to Libertopia

The festival devoted to everything peaceful and voluntary returns this year to Humphreys Concerts By the Bay and Hotel on Shelter Island in beautiful San Diego, California. Mark your calendars for a uniquely inspiring, educational, and fun weekend May 3 (8 pm) – May 6, 2018: Libertopia at Humphreys Concerts By the Bay! Join us on our mission to create a worldwide movement of individuals dedicated to the ideal of voluntary societies premised upon mutual respect for each person’s dignity and sovereignty.

The Hotel and Venue

Humphreys was the site of two of Libertopia’s most fun and memorable festivals in 2011 and 2012. It offers a unique experience with its outdoor concert venue and meeting rooms overlooking the waterfront and the marina. Reserve your hotel room now at the discounted rate of $139/night at Humphreys here.

Program Tracks

Since the last Libertopia festival in 2014, the liberty movement has grown exponentially, and the internet continues to connect like minds as never before. We’ll be attracting new people, and, as ever, we’ll have great speakers on many different tracks, impactful vendors, an authentic interaction between attendees and speakers, live music, parties, and more.

While event organization and planning continues, Libertopia 2018 will feature familiar exploration tracks, including:

Foundations of a Free Society
Entrepreneurship, Wealth Building, and Investing
How to Live Free in an Unfree World
Relationships
Culture of Liberty
Health and Happiness

Along with new exploration tracks:

Cryptopia
Let’s Build Libertopia
Raising Children
Voluntaryism
Start-up Societies and Seasteading
Bitcoin and Blockchains

We are also proud to announce that our headline event at Libertopia this year will be the Birth of a Free Nation. Witness an apache tripe sign their new constitution marking the beginning of their journey to creating the first blockchain-based, Voluntaryist, sovereign nation.

Ticket Info

As in years past, Libertopia encourages the participation of full-time students with a special discount festival ticket of $75. Individuals under 18 years old are admitted for free.

The Early Bird special for festival tickets ended March 15th. Tickets are currently $275 and will be $300 at door.

In addition, there is a premium all-inclusive festival pass which includes:

  • Thursday night Libertopia kick-off cocktail reception hosted by Jeffrey Tucker (including dessert and two drinks)
  • Friday night Sovereign Awards Banquet
  • Two Lunches with special speakers
  • A general ticket for the rest of the festival

You can purchase your tickets using a credit card, PayPal, Bitcoin, or DASH or use our contact form to purchase with SmartCash. When you purchase with DASH or SmartCash you’ll get 10% off Regular tickets or 5% off Premium Tickets!

Featured Events

Thursday May 3rd 7:30 pm – Kickoff Party with Jeff Tucker our MC
Friday May 4th 7:30 pm – Awards Banquet
Saturday May 5th 8:00 pm– New Apache Nation LIVE Birth on the Blockchain and Celebration

Schedule

Thursday May 3rd – 5:00pm – 9:30pm – Pre-Registration
Friday May 4th – 8:30am9:30pm
Saturday May 5th – 8:30am10:30pm
Sunday May 6th – 9am5:30pm

Speakers

There are currently 80+ speakers lined up!

Sky Conway

Sky Conway

Founder

Sky Conway is the Founder of Libertopia, CEO of Atomic Network and Anarchy Pictures, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Creator, Futurist, Business Attorney, Serial Entrepreneur, Reformed Politician, Political Philosopher, Digital Pioneer, Visionary, and Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Enthusiast.
Jeffrey Tucker

Jeffrey Tucker

Master of Ceremonies

Jeffrey is the CLO of Liberty.me, Distinguished Fellow of the Foundation for Economic Education, editor of Laissez Faire Books, research fellow of the Acton Institute, economic analysis of the Daily Bitcoin, and consultant to Praxis. He is author of several books including Bourbon for Breakfast (2010), It’s a Jetsons World (2011), A Beautiful Anarchy (2012), Freedom Is a Do-it-Yourself Project (2014, and the forthcoming Bit by Bit: How P2P is Freeing, the World (21014). He is adjunct scholar at the Mackinac Center, speaks annually for the Acton University, has spoken for the Institute for Humane Studies, conducted many seminars for the Students for Liberty, has been interviewed on countless media venues.
Rebecca Powers

Rebecca Powers

Community Organizer

Rebecca Powers is an activist and eco-blogger based in Central Texas. She currently serves as the President of the Center for Natural Living and operates PERMApowers, a blog about well-being and sustainable living.
Dr David Friedman

Dr David Friedman

David Friedman is an American economist, physicist, legal scholar, and libertarian theorist. He is known for his textbook writings on microeconomics and the libertarian theory of anarcho-capitalism, which is the subject of his most popular book, The Machinery of Freedom. Besides The Machinery of Freedom, he has authored several other books and articles, including Price Theory: An Intermediate Text (1986), Law’s Order: What Economics Has to Do with Law and Why It Matters (2000), Hidden Order: The Economics of Everyday Life (1996), and Future Imperfect (2008).
Butler Shaffer

Butler Shaffer

Butler Shaffer is Professor Emeritus at Southwestern University School of Law. He is the author of the newly-released In Restraint of Trade: The Business Campaign Against Competition, 1918–1938, Calculated Chaos: Institutional Threats to Peace and Human Survival, and Boundaries of Order. His latest book is The Wizards of Ozymandias.
Walter Block

Walter Block

Walter E. Block is Harold E. Wirth Endowed Chair and Professor of Economics, College of Business, Loyola University New Orleans, and senior fellow at the Mises Institute. He earned his PhD in economics at Columbia University in 1972. He has taught at Rutgers, SUNY Stony Brook, Baruch CUNY, Holy Cross and the University of Central Arkansas. He is the author of over 400 refereed articles in professional journals, two dozen books, and thousands of op eds. He lectures widely on college campuses, delivers seminars around the world and appears regularly on television and radio shows.
Jeff Deist

Jeff Deist

Jeff Deist is president of the Mises Institute, where he serves as a writer, a public speaker, and a dedicated activist for free markets and a more libertarian society. He previously worked as a longtime advisor and chief of staff to Congressman Ron Paul, for whom he wrote hundreds of articles and speeches. In his years with Dr. Paul he worked with countless grassroots activists and organizations dedicated to reducing the size and scope of government. Jeff also spent many years as a tax attorney advising private equity clients on mergers & acquisitions.
Gary Chartier

Gary Chartier

Gary Chartier is Professor of Law and Business Ethics and Associate Dean of the Zapara School of Business at La Sierra University, and a senior fellow and trustee of the Center for a Stateless Society. He is the author of five books, including Anarchy and Legal Order (Cambridge 2013) and The Conscience of an Anarchist (Cobden 2011), and of over thirty articles in scholarly journals, as well as the co-editor (with Charles W. Johnson) of Markets Not Capitalism (Minor Compositions-Autonomedia 2011). He holds a JD from UCLA (2001, Order of the Coif) and a PhD from the University of Cambridge (1991).

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