Freedom Forum 2011

Next week sees the launch of the inaugural Liberty League conference, co-hosted by the IEA and the Freedom Association. The conference takes place from April 1 to 3 at the Birmingham and Midland Institute, and Hatters Hostel, Birmingham.

The event will give you the chance to meet other young pro-liberty activists from all over the UK. It will also provide the chance to see and meet some of the liberty movement’s best speakers, take part in seminars, and learn from activist training workshops.

The list of speakers confirmed so far are:
Mark Littlewood, IEA
Dr Steve Davies, IEA
Tom Clougherty, Adam Smith Institute
Alex Deane formerly of Big Brother Watch
Claire Fox, Institute of Ideas
Simon Richards, Freedom Association
Guy Herbert, General Secretary of NO2ID
Josie Appleton, Manifesto Club
Simon Clark, The Free Society
Timothy Cox, Liberal Vision
John Hemming MP

The entire Hatters Hostel has been booked out so, for £20 (and a £10 deposit refunded on registration) your accommodation, meals and drink will be provided, as well as free books and videos.

To apply, please click here.

Communications Officer

Nick Hayns is Communications Officer at the IEA. He read Law and Sociology at the University of Warwick and has worked both in the finance industry in Luxembourg and for two years as a print and broadcast journalist, mainly focused on business news, in Dublin. Returning to England in 2009, Nick worked for seven months as Campaign Co-ordinator for Philippa Stroud, a PPC in a London key-marginal during the general election. Nick also holds a Masters in Journalism from Dublin City University.