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2015 Wroclaw Regional Conference


European Students For Liberty – Polska together with Polish Mises Institute invite you to its third ESFL Regional Conference to be held in Wrocław, Poland.

If you are interested in gaining your knowledge on ideas of liberty, attend inspiring lectures and get to know other students who share similar ideas, this is an opportunity for you.

On Saturday, 21 November, on The University of Wrocław, students from Poland and abroad will have the opportunity to participate in the debate on social and economic issues. The main goal of Regional Conference in Wrocław will be to emphasize the role of private entrepreneurship and individual responsibility.

However, those who attend can expect to hear about variety of topics – from different aspects of libertarian thought to business and public policy.

Topic of the conference: Private entrepreneurship & individual responsibility


European Students For Liberty- Polska wraz z Instytutem Misesa serdecznie zapraszają na już trzecią Regionalną Konferencję ESFL w Polsce, która odbędzie się 21 listopada we Wrocławiu.

Jeżeli chcesz wziąć udział w inspirujących wykładach, poznać osoby o podobnych poglądach dotyczących otaczającej je rzeczywistości lub zainteresowała Cię myśl wolnościowa – to wydarzenie jest właśnie dla Ciebie.

W sobotę, 21 listopada na Uniwersytecie Wrocławskim studenci z Polski i zagranicy będą mieli okazję wziąć udział w dyskusji poświęconej kwestiom społecznym i ekonomicznym. Głównym celem Regionalnej Konferencji ESFL we Wrocławiu będzie podkreślenie roli prywatnej przedsiębiorczości i indywidualnej odpowiedzialności.

Uczestnicy konferencji będą mieli możliwość wzięcia aktywnego udziału w dyskusjach dotyczących różnych aspektów myśli libertariańskiej, biznesu oraz polityki społeczno-gospodarczej.

Więcej informacji wkrótce.


KEYNOTE: Yaron Brook is executive director of the Ayn Rand Institute.

Dr. Brook is coauthor, with Don Watkins, of the national best-seller Free Market Revolution: How Ayn Rand’s Ideas Can End Big Government, and the host of The Yaron Brook Show, a live BlogTalkRadio podcast. He is an internationally sought-after speaker and debater.

He was a columnist at Forbes.com, and his articles have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Investor’s Business Daily and many other publications. He is a frequent guest on national radio and television programs and is a contributing author to Neoconservatism: An Obituary for an Idea, Winning the Unwinnable War: America’s Self-Crippled Response to Islamic Totalitarianism and Big Tent: The Story of the Conservative Revolution — As Told by the Thinkers and Doers Who Made It Happen.

Dr. Brook was born and raised in Israel. He served as a first sergeant in Israeli military intelligence and earned a BSc in civil engineering from Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel. In 1987 he moved to the United States where he received his MBA and PhD in finance from the University of Texas at Austin; he became an American citizen in 2003.

For seven years he was an award-winning finance professor at Santa Clara University, and in 1998 he cofounded BH Equity Research, a private equity and hedge fund manager, of which he is managing director and chairman. He serves on the boards of the Ayn Rand Institute, the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism and CEHE (Center for Excellence in Higher Education), and he is a member of the Association of Private Enterprise Education and the Mont Pelerin Society.

Topic: The Morality of Entrepreneurship

Vít Jedlička is a Czech politician, publicist and activist. He is the regional president of the Party of Free Citizens and the founder and president of a Czech voluntary association Reformy.cz. On 13 April 2015, he founded libertarian state Free Republic of Liberland which received worldwide interest and as many as 380 000 registrations for citizenship in first four month of its existence.

Vít Jedlička received his Bachelor’s degree from University of Economics, Prague in 2009, and his Master’s degree from CEVRO Institut in 2014. Since 2003 he has been working at business and information technology positions. In 2013 and 2014 he also worked as financial markets analyst.

He considers himself a libertarian with liberal views on individual freedom and the least possible state intrusion. His views are similar to that of American politician Ron Paul. He has described himself as a Bastiat-influenced anarcho-capitalist Jedlička is an eurosceptic. He points out on the huge difference between free market and internal market, on the democratic deficit in EU and on common abuse of rules by EU institutions and EU member states. He sees competition between different jurisdictions and tax systems as a best way how to preserve liberties of humanity.

Topic: Liberland – building libertarian state from scratch

Witold Kwaśnicki jest profesorem w Instytucie Nauk Ekonomicznych na Wydziale Prawa, Administracji i Ekonomii Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego (kieruje Zakładem Ogólnej Teorii Ekonomii). W 1976 roku ukończył studia na Wydziale Elektroniki Politechniki Wrocławskiej, uzyskując tytuł magistra inżyniera elektroniki o specjalności ‘systemy cybernetyki technicznej’. W 1980 roku obronił pracę doktorską w Instytucie Cybernetyki Technicznej PWr pt. Symulacja pewnej klasy ewolucyjnych procesów rozwoju. W 1995 roku habilitował się na Wydziale Zarządzania i Informatyki Akademii Ekonomicznej we Wrocławiu uzyskując stopień doktora habilitowanego nauk ekonomicznych o specjalności ‘teoria wzrostu gospodarczego’. Jego zainteresowania badawcze to ekonomia ewolucyjna, procesy innowacyjne, teoria wzrostu gospodarczego, historia myśli ekonomicznej. Jest inżynierem i ekonomistą z wykształcenia oraz liberałem i ‘wolnorynkowcem’ z przekonania.

Witold Kwaśnicki is a professor at the Institute of Economic Sciences at the Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics, University of Wroclaw (head of the Department of General Economic Theory). In 1976, he graduated from the Faculty of Electronics Wroclaw University of Technology, and got Master’s Degree with specialization in electronics engineering – ‘cybernetics systems’. In 1980, he defended his PhD thesis on Simulation of a certain class of evolutionary processes of development, at the Institute of Engineering Cybernetics, Wroclaw University of Technology. In 1995, he habilitated at University of Economics in Wroclaw obtaining his habilitation in economic sciences with specialization ‘theory of economic growth’. His research interests are evolutionary economics, innovation processes, economic growth theory, history of economic thought. As he usually is saying: “I am an engineer and an economist by education and libertarian by conviction”.

Topic: Roots of European exceptionalism – liberty, entrepreneurship and economic growth

Wiktor Jodłowski. I am fascinated at Communication and Business . Professionally I teach its clients to communicate effectively in English. I can train and coach man from the ground to make full proficiency in speaking and writing in less than 12 months. I am a certified public speaker Toastmasters . On a daily basis I am engaged in the Individual language courses and development of the company Talkersi.pl ​​specializing in learning effective communication. I love meeting new people, work with them. I always daze do win-win situation. I believe in karma. I live in the beloved Gdynia, just moments slow spend on… This planning what to do next

Eszter Nova has been a geopolitical analyst at Stratfor and an energy commodity market consultant in London before joining the Institute as a political economy fellow in 2009. Her expertise is the global political economy of the economic crisis. Co-authored a book on the management of the crisis in Europe, edited and contributed to a volume on the consolidation of third wave democracies. She obtained her PhD (summa cum laude) from ELTE, Budapest. Her dissertation is a study of the financial crisis from the perspectives of international relations, geopolitics, geoeconomics and international political economy. She taught graduate courses on the future of the welfare state, political theory, the economic crisis and foreign policy analysis. Winner of an Erasmus teaching scholarship to Sciences Po Paris in 2011.

Frederik Roeder is a German health economist. He studied hospital management, health economics and international business at the universities of Goettingen (Germany), Bayreuth (Germany), Maribor (Slovenia), and Tongji Shanghai (China). Since 2011, he serves as a Visiting Professor for Health Economics at the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences and as a Visiting Professor for Healthcare Management and Economics at Ilia State University (Georgia).

Mr. Roeder is the Managing Director of Healthcare Solutions, with a focus on know-how transfer and policy advise from German healthcare to healthcare systems in transition. Besides working with Central and Eastern Europe countries, he also actively works in the currently reformed health system of the Republic of Georgia and in East Asian countries.


Andreas Johansson Heinö. Publishing Director at Timbro. Andreas is political scientist at Gothenburg University and Senior Fellow at Timbro. His PhD in 2009 dealt with the issue of democracy in a multicultural Sweden. In 2012, he published his book Do we really like it different? On the Swedish consensus norm and how it destroys integration. Topic: Sweden, migration and the welfare state


Mateusz Machaj is an assistant professor at the Institute of Economic Sciences at the University of Wroclaw. He is also a chief economist at the Mises Institute of Economic Education, Poland. His research is mainly focused on the realism and limitations of economic theory. Topic: The Importance of Economic Growth



2015 ESFL Wroclaw Regional Conference

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November 21 2015


Date: 21.11.2015
Time: 9:00 - 18:00
Cost: Free
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Language: English
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University of Wrocław, building D

Uniwersytecka 7-10, Wrocław, 50‐137 Poland

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