Big Questions Facing the Free Society
April 6-8, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Friday, April 6
4:00 - 6:00 Registration
5:30 - 6:00 Fellowship Orientation
6:00 - 7:00 Reception
7:00 - 9:00 Dinner
Chairman: Alejandro A. Chafuen, President, The Philadelphia Society
Reverend Robert A. Sirico, President, Acton Institute - Keynote Address: Human Nature & The Free Society
Saturday, April 7
8:30 - 9:30 Annual Breakfast Meeting of the Membership (Members only)
10:00 - 11:30 Religion and the Free Society
Chairman: Bradley C. S. Watson, Saint Vincent College
Address: Wilfred McClay, University of Oklahoma
Response of Robert Koons, University of Texas at Austin
Response of James Matthew Wilson, Villanova University
12:00 - 1:40 Luncheon
Chairman: Christopher G. Long, 1st Vice President, The Philadelphia Society
Thomas E. Lynch, Senior Managing Director, Mill Road Capital - Tradition, Discovery, and the Free Society
2:00 - 3:30 The Universities and the Free Society
Chairman: Larry P. Arnn, Hillsdale College
Address: Thomas Lindsay, Texas Public Policy Foundation
Response of Antonio Cabrera, Mackenzie Economic Freedom Center (Brazil)
Response of Adam Kissell, U S Department of Education
3:30 - 4:00 Coffee Break
4:00 - 5:30 Technology and the Free Society
Chairman: Hal Hayward, Bravia Capital
Address: Mark Mills, The Manhattan Institute
Response of Michael C. Munger, Duke University
Response of Michael Maibach, former Vice President, Intel Corporation (1983-2001)
7:00 - 9:00 Saturday Optional Dinner sponsored by ISI
Sunday, April 8
8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast Buffet
8:45 - 10:30 More Big Questions
Chairman: Samuel Gregg, 2nd Vice President, The Philadelphia Society
Frank Buckley, George Mason University
Colleen Sheehan, Villanova University
Daniel Lacalle, Tressis SV (Spain)


No audio is available for this meeting.