BPS Report

Day #0: Thursday, 9 February 2017

16:00 - 19:00

Registration
Registration Desk (Venue: O59)

Day #1: Friday, 10 February 2017

08:00

Registration
Registration Desk (Venue: Grand Ballroom)

08:45

Speed Networking
(Venue: Grand Ballroom)

09:45

Liberty in 2017 – Opening & Welcome
Address (Venue: Grand Ballroom)
An overview on what’s happening in the liberal movement around the world and especially in Asia--our successes, challenges and roadmap for the future.

  • Welcome & introduction of hosting partners by Baishali Bomjan, Centre for Civil Society, India

10:00

A liberal case for a strong state
Panel (Venue: Grand Ballroom)
A panel discussion with leading intellectuals on a liberal case for a strong state.

11:30

Break

11:45

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

What’s a winning political strategy?
Track A: Big Ideas (Venue: Grand Ballroom)
There have been several attempts to advance liberty through a variety of political strategies. Creating a liberal political party, influencing members of parliament, shifting the voter base on a specific issue, placing our own trojan horses within the government.
Rajesh Jain, Free a Billion, India

Running a successful think-tank
Track B: Think Tank Management (Venue: Meeting Room)

13:15

Lunch
(Venue: Grand Ballroom)

14:00

Think Tank Shark Tank
(Venue: Grand Ballroom)

15:30

Break

16:00

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Property Rights as a Human Right
Track A: Big Ideas (Venue: Grand Ballroom)

The Compatability of Islam and Freedom
Track A: Big ideas (Venue: O59)

New Strategies on Advancing Economic Liberty
Track B: Think Tank Management (Venue: Meeting Room)

17:30

Break

19:00

Remembering the lost heroes of Liberty
(Venue: Grand Ballroom)

A tribute to the great champions of Liberty we've lost this past year and a toast to continuing their legacy.

20:00

Dinner & Keynote – Economic Freedom for human rights
(Venue: Grand Ballroom)

Day #2: Saturday, 11 February 2017

06:30

Yoga Class

08:00

Registration
Registration Desk (Venue: Grand Ballroom)

09:00

Self Conrol or State Control
(Venue: Grand Ballroom)
Tom Palmer, Atlas Network, USA

10:00

Break

10:15

Launch of Report on Budget Private Schools in India
Keynote (Venue: Grand Ballroom)
This Report on BPS in India aims to provide a repository of credible information on Budget Private Schools in India, collected through research, and by collating perspectives and information from practitioners, policymakers and scholars engaged with the sector.
Parth J Shah, Centre for Civil Society, India

10:45

Break

11:00

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Education of Choice for all: The role of Budget Private Schools
Track A: Big Ideas (Venue: Grand Ballroom)

Fundraising: Getting Active and Getting Creative
Track B: Think Tank Management (Venue: Meeting Room)

12:30

Lunch
(Venue: Grand Ballroom)

13:15

Introduction of Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Theme & Presentations by Asia                       
Liberty Award Finalists
(Venue: Grand Ballroom)

14:15

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Regulations for a Prosperous and Innovative Market Economy
Track A: Big Ideas (Venue: Grand Ballroom)

You Plant the Seeds, but Do You Watch them Grow?
Track B: Think Tank Management (Venue: Meeting Room)

 

Open Spaces
Workshop  (Venue: 059)
This brainstorming space will be open from 2:45 pm to 6:15 pm for selected network members to receive ideas and feedback on innovative projects.

15:45

Break

16:00

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Financial Policy
Track A: Big Ideas (Venue: Grand Ballroom)

Attracting Successful Board Leaders
Track B: Think Tank Management (Venue: Meeting Room)
Luis Miranda, Centre for Civil Society, India

17:30

Break

18:00

Registration for Freedom Dinner
Registration Desk (Venue: Grand Ballroom)

19:00

Freedom Dinner & Asia Liberty Awards
(Venue: Grand Ballroom)
The gala Freedom Dinner is an exclusive event closing what has been two incredible days of making new friends, learning new ideas and sharing your work with those who are equally passionate about being in this movement.

For any queries or further information, please contact Gopikrishnan: AsiaLF17@ccs.in | +91 99959 69229

PARTNERS  Atlas Network  FNF