A festival devoted to everything peaceful and voluntary returns in 2018 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!
- Early Bird Special: $225
- Early Bird Premium: $495
- Student Discount: $75
Also, reserve your hotel room now at the discounted rate of $139/night at Humphreys: https://tinyurl.com/https-Libertopia2018-com
Libertopia’s mission is creating a worldwide movement of individuals dedicated to the ideal of voluntary societies premised upon mutual respect for each person's dignity and sovereignty.
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.
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
Culture of Liberty
Health and Happiness
Along with new exploration tracks:
Start-up Societies and Seasteading
Bitcoins and Blockchains
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 purchased before January 1, 2018, is $225. On Jan 1, festival tickets will increase to $250, and on March 15 to $275. Tickets at the door will be $300.
In addition, there is a premium all-inclusive festival pass which includes:
- Thursday night Libertopia kick-off cocktail reception hosted by Jeff Tucker (including two drinks)
- Friday night Sovereign Awards Banquet
- Saturday night party (including two drinks)
- Sunday brunch with a special speaker
- A general ticket for the rest of the festival
The Early Bird premium all-inclusive festival price is $495. It will go up to $595 on March 1.
If you’d like to pay by Bitcoin, please contact us.
Thursday May 3rd – 6-8pm – Pre-Registration
Friday May 4th – 10am – 6pm
Saturday May 5th – 10am – 6pm
Sunday May 6th – 11am – 5pm
Thursday May 3rd – Party with Jeff Tucker our MC
Friday May 4th – Live band – 8:30pm till you drop!
There are currently 52 speakers lined up and many more to come! To see a full list:
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, 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 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
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 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 (via Skype)
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 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, PhD
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).