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Spring Break with FEE

Start Monday, April 08, 2013 5:00 PM

End Thursday, April 11, 2013 2:00 PM

Spring Break with FEE is a four-day seminar attempting to introduce the freedom philosophy to members of the local community. This event will be introductory in content and will address three fundamental topics: Entrepreneurship, Free Enterprise, The Role of Government. FEE seeks to educate Atlanta high school students who are new to the ideas of free markets and the freedom philosophy.  Special thanks to the Georgia-Pacific Foundation and other sponsors for making this event possible!
 

Registration Information

Apply by March 29th!  There is no cost, and FEE will provide dinner on Monday as well as lunch Tuesday through Thursday.

 

Speakers

Lawrence W. Reed, President of FEE

Dr. Burt Folsom, Hillsdale College

Dr. Thomas Boston, Georgia Institute of Technology

Ed Setzler, Georgia Representative

Brandon Loran Maxwell, Writer

Dr. David Beito, University of Alabama

David Kee, Arlington Christian School & Point University 
 

Schedule

Monday, April 8

5:00 – 5:30             Registration

5:30 – 5:40             Opening Remarks

5:40 – 6:30             Seven Principles of a Free and Civil Society – Lawrence W. Reed

6:30 – 8:00             Dinner
 

Tuesday, April 9

9:45 – 10:00           Check in at Registration Table

10:00 – 10:50        The Myth of the Robber Barons – Dr. Burt Folsom

11:00 – 11:15         Great Depression clip 

11:20 – 12:00         Activity

12:00 – 1:00           Lunch

1:00 – 1:50             Competition and Monopoly in the New Deal – Dr. Burt Folsom

1:50 – 2:00             Debrief
 

Wednesday, April 10

9:45 – 10:00           Check in at Registration Table

10:00 – 10:50        Property Rights - Dr. Thomas D. Boston

11:00 – 11:45        Activity

11:45 – 12:20         Lunch

12:20 – 1:10           The Role of Government in a Free Society – Ed Setzler

1:15 – 2:00              Hip Hop: A Free Market History - Brandon Loran Maxwell

 

Thursday, April 11

9:45 – 10:00           Check in at Registration Table

10:00 – 10:50        Black Maverick – Dr. David Beito

11:00 – 11:15         History of AT&T Wall Tour

11:20 – 12:00         Activity

12:00 – 1:00           Lunch and Thank You Letters

1:00 – 1:50             Entrepreneurship and Innovation - David Kee

1:50 – 2:00             Debrief and Closing Remarks

 

 

 

 

Location

Vail Auditorium

AT&T Support Building (not the tower)

675 West Peachtree St. NW

Atlanta, GA 30308

 

We encourage participants to take MARTA, since the North Avenue station is directly below the building, and there is limited parking nearby.

Event Contact

Sara Walcott

swalcott@FEE.org

914-591-7230

 

 

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