2019

 

The Atlas Society at NY Book ExpoBookExpo2019LogoTaglineTeaser

Wednesday May 29th - Friday, May 31st

 Bibliophiles! We’re excited to announce that ANTHEM: The Graphic Novel will be making its debut at the 2019 New York Book Expo, May 29 - 31.  Senior Editor Marilyn Moore, Ph.D. will represent The Atlas Society at the 72nd annual conference – the leading trade event for authors, booksellers, distributors, librarians, literary agents, and publishing professionals. Come visit Professor Moore at The Atlas Society booth, where she and Student Programs Manager Jessica Josefchuk will be distributing free copies of our dramatically illustrated adaptation of Ayn Rand’s 1938 novella. For more information and to register, click here.

 

 TPUSA Young Women's Leadership Summit TPUSA Logo

Thursday, June 6th - Sunday, June 9th

Apply now to network with The Atlas Society at the annual Turning Point USA’s Young Women’s Leadership Summit,  a 4-day conference for young, conservative women between the ages of 15 and 27. The 2019 YWLS will take place from June 6-9, 2019 in Dallas, TX at the Hyatt Regency Dallas Hotel (300 Reunion Blvd, Dallas, TX 75207). Stop by our table to talk about applying the philosophy of Ayn Rand to your career and life goals. We’ll have copies of Ayn Rand’s ANTHEM: The Graphic Novel, our Pocket Guide to Objectivism, tee-shirts, and more for you to take home. TPUSA’s Young Women’s Leadership Summit is an invitation only event. Apply by May 24, 2019. Check back for updates and registration information.
And just a reminder - we’ll be tabling at these other TPUSA events too:

  • Young Jewish Leadership Summit in Washington, DC––June 24-26, 2019
  • Teen Action Summit, Washington, DC––July 22-25, 2019
  • Western Regional Conference––October 26-27, 2019
  • Student Action Summit––December 19-22, 2019. 

 

FEECon 2019FEECON

Thursday, June 13th - Saturday, June 15th

Atlas Society Senior Scholar, Stephen Hicks Ph.D. will be a featured speaker at FEECon this year. Register now for FEECon 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia on June 13-15. FEECon is The Foundation for Economic Education’s annual event connecting and empowering entrepreneurs. This high-energy celebration of the entrepreneurial spirit will feature talks and workshops on a wide range of topics––philosophy and economics, creative arts and disruptive innovators, and business and entrepreneurial skills. Be sure to stop by our booth to meet  our Atlas Advocates and pick up your free copy of ANTHEM: The Graphic Novel.  Register before March 31 and receive the early-bird discount. Whether you are a student, a professional, an industry leader, an artist, a coders, or a philanthropist, don’t miss this opportunity!

  

TPUSA Young Jewish Leadership SummitTPUSA Logo

Monday, June 24th - Wednesday, June 26th

The first ever Turning Point USA Young Jewish Leadership Summit meets June 24-26, 2019 in Washington, DC. The Atlas Society is thrilled to be tabling at this inaugural event. We look forward to meeting the over 200 students expected and sharing with them our critically acclaimed publications, such as ANTHEM: The Graphic Novel, Ayn Rand and Altruism, Ayn Rand and Contemporary Business Ethics, and our BRAND NEW Pocket Guide to Atlas Shrugged.

 

 

 Atlas Advocate Malibu RetreatScorp.image

Friday, June 28th - Sunday, June 30th

The Atlas Society is holding its first ever Atlas Advocates Malibu Retreat June 28 - 30, 2019. The Atlas Advocates is a pilot program launched last year to encourage college and high school students to introduce their peers to Ayn Rand, her philosophy and her literature. The all-expenses-paid retreat will recognize and reward those Atlas Advocates who have completed all three of their objectives for the academic year -- Attended a conference hosted by one of our partner organizations, tabled and distributed Atlas Society merchandise on campus, and shared 6 of our videos with their peers.  

Highlights of the weekend will be:

  • Private dinner at Scorpiesse–the cliff-top architectural masterpiece featured in ANTHEM: The Graphic Novel.
  • Deep-dive philosophical seminar with Atlas Society Senior Scholar Stephen Hicks Ph.D.
  • Q&A with Randall Wallace, screenwriter, author, filmmaker and director whose works include Braveheart, We Were Soldiers and Pearl Harbor.
  • Malibu activities including hiking through Escondido Falls, open discussion sessions at Pointe Dume, and visiting the Malibu Pier.

 

 YALCON - MemphisYALCON2019

Friday, June 28th - Sunday, June 30th

 The Atlas Society’s Contributing Editor Marilyn Moore, Ph.D., will be speaking at  Memphis YALCON June 28-30. At YALCON you’ll find new ideas and training opportunities, make new friends, and connect with local and national leaders. YAL––Young Americans for Liberty––is the most active and effective libertarian youth organization advancing liberty on campus and in American electoral politics.  Apply early  to attend this invitation-only event. While you’re there, stop by our display table and meet The Atlas Society’s Student Programs Manager Jessica Josefchuk. Learn about how you can become involved in The Atlas Society’s student programs, and ask for a copy of ANTHEM: The Graphic Novel.

  

Stephen Hicks Ph.D. Soho Forum DebateSoHo Forum

Monday, July 15th, 2019

Mark your calendar for July 15, 2019 to attend TAS Senior Scholar Ph.D. Stephen Hicks' SoHo Forum debate with Thaddeus Russell, author of A Renegade History of the United States. Hicks, author of Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault, will argue for the negative the question of whether postmodernism is necessary for a politics of individual liberty. The Soho Forum is a monthly debate series held in Soho/Noho, Manhattan at Subculture Theater, 45 Bleecker Street, NY, 10012. It features topics of special interest to libertarians, and the series aims to enhance social and professional ties within the NYC libertarian community. Purchase tickets in advance. See SoHoForum for more details.

  

FreedomFest 2019FreedomFest2019

Wednesday, July 17th - Saturday, July 20th

The Atlas Society is pleased to announce that CEO Jennifer Grossman and Senior Scholar Stephen Hicks, Ph.D will be at the 17th Annual FreedomFest Conference, billed “The Largest Gathering of Free Minds in the World,” July 17 - 20, 2019 at the Paris Casino and Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jennifer Grossman will represent The Atlas Society on a panel discussing “Beyond Ayn Rand: The Power and Vision of Libertarian Women” and on a post-screening panel for the Anthem Film Festival to debate “East vs West: Whose Culture Is It, Anyway?” following the screening of “The Fight of our Lives: Defeating the Ideological War against the West," by filmmaker Gloria Z. Greenfield. Dr. Hicks will lead a breakout session on "Why Socialism Works" and represent The Atlas Society in a panel discussion of the concept of Manifest Destiny in light of the shifts in cultural perspective since the 1800s and this year’s FreedomFest conference theme – the "Wild West." For more information, and to register, click here.

 

YALCON - Silicon ValleyYALCON2019

Friday, July 19th - Sunday, July 21st

The Atlas Society’s Senior Scholar Stephen Hicks, Ph.D. will be speaking in California at  Silicon Valley YALCON July 19-21, 2019. Meet Hicks and other top names in the liberty movement at this exciting event in the tech capital of the world. YAL––Young Americans for Liberty––is the most active and effective libertarian youth organization advancing liberty on campus and in American electoral politics.  Apply early  to attend this invitation-only event. While you’re there, stop by our display table and meet The Atlas Society’s Student Programs Manager Jessica Josefchuk. Learn about how you can become involved in The Atlas Society’s student programs, and ask for a copy of ANTHEM: The Graphic Novel.

  

YALCON - AustinYALCON2019

Friday, September 6th - Sunday, September 8th

YALCON is coming to Austin, Texas September 6-8, 2019 and the Atlas Society’s Senior Scholar Stephen Hicks Ph.D. will be speaking. You don't want to miss this event! Apply early. Austin YALCON is an invitation-only event. YAL––Young Americans for Liberty––is the most active and effective libertarian youth organization advancing liberty on campus and in American electoral politics.  If you are wondering how to join the liberty movement, YALCON is a great opportunity to find new ideas and training opportunities, make new friends, and connect with local and national leaders. While you’re there, stop by our display table and meet The Atlas Society’s Student Programs Manager Jessica Josefchuk. Learn about how you can become involved in The Atlas Society’s student programs, and ask for a copy of ANTHEM: The Graphic Novel.

 

YALCON - Detroit YALCON2019

Friday, September 27th - Sunday, September 29th

This is your last chance to attend YALCON  in 2019! Come out to Detroit, Michigan September 27-29, 2019.  Apply early to see The Atlas Society’s Senior Scholar Stephen Hicks, Ph.D. speak on the Moral Case for Capitalism. If you are wondering how to join the liberty movement, Detroit YALCON is the final opportunity this year to connect with YAL and find new ideas and training opportunities, make new friends, and meet local and national leaders. While you’re there, stop by our display table and meet The Atlas Society’s Student Programs Manager Jessica Josefchuk. Learn about how you can become involved in The Atlas Society’s student programs, and ask for a copy of ANTHEM: The Graphic Novel.

 

The Atlas Society 3rd Annual Fundraising GalaChip Headshot 2

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

We are thrilled to announce that author, political scientist, and international affairs expert Gloria Alvarez will be the keynote speaker for our 3rd Annual Atlas Society Gala. Save the date for Thursday, October 10, 2019 at the Morgan Library & Museum, 225 Madison Avenue, in New York City.  Plan to join the evening’s major sponsors, Cliff Asness and Jay Lapeyre, and the rest of our trustees and top supporters for an outstanding evening in honor of entrepreneur and philanthropist Chip Wilson, founder of Lululemon Athletica, Inc., Hold It All, and the Wilson Five Foundation.

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