2018 Schedule

Friday, February 16, 2018


5:00-5:30 Registration. HAL Atrium.


5:30-6:30 Dinner. SU Great Room.


7:00-8:00 Hans Sennholz Memorial Lecture. Sticht Lecture Hall.

“Economic Calculation and the Vertical Division of Labor: An Austrian Perspective on Development Economics”   

Dr. G. P. Manish, Associate Professor of Economics at Troy University


Saturday, February 17, 2018


8:30-9:00 Coffee and Pastries. HAL Atrium.


9:00-10:30 Sessions

▪ The Future of Cryptocurrencies. Chairman: Jeff Herbener. HAL 114.

Zack Voell (Grove City College)

Giancarlo Diaz (Baruch College)

Anthony Rozmajzl (Grove City College)


10:45-12:15 Sessions


▪ The Promise of Private Solutions. Chairman: Caleb Fuller. HAL 114.

Christian Thoren (Grove City College)

Justin Austin (Ferris State University)

Jesse Newton (Grove City College)

Alexis Catherine Garretson (George Mason University)

▪ The Perils of Government Solutions. Chairman: Shawn Ritenour. HAL 116.

Jessica Wiewel (Oklahoma State University)

Joshua Tam (Grove City College)

Scott Vineyard (Grove City College)


12:30-1:15 Lunch. SU Great Room.


1:15-1:45 Ludwig von Mises Memorial Lecture. SU Great Room.


“The Culture of Liquidity.”

Dr. Guido Hülsmann, Professor of Economics at the University of Angers


2:00-3:30 Sessions


▪ Money, Capital, and Business Cycles. Chairman: Caleb Fuller. HAL 114.

Jackson Place (Grove City College)

Daniel Sanchez-Pinol (Texas Tech University)

Estefania Lujan-Padilla (Texas Tech University)


3:45-5:15 Sessions


▪ Economic Reasoning: Potent and Impotent. Chairman: Shawn Ritenour. HAL 116.

Anton Chamberlin (Loyola University, New Orleans)

Tegan Truitt (Grove City College)

George Balabanian (British Columbia)

Melissa Lueken (Grove City College)


5:30-6:30 Dinner. SU Great Room.


6:45-7:00 Awarding of the Thomas E. Woods Prizes for Best Papers. Sticht Lecture Hall.


7:00-8:30 The Bubble Film. Sticht Lecture Hall.

Jimmy Morrison Director

Independent Filmmaker

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