2018 Open Borders Conference
George Mason University Law School
3301 Fairfax Dr., 225 Hazel Hall, Arlington, VA 22201
Saturday, October 20, 2018, 12-6 p.m.

Program:

12:00 – 12:10 – Check in and pick up lunch

12:10 – 12:15 – Introduction

12:15 – 1:15 – First Keynote Speaker: Lizbeth Mateo, Law Offices of Lizbeth Mateo, P.C.  

1:15 – 1:30 – Break

1:30 – 3:00 – Panel 1: The Moral Case for Open Borders

Panelists:  Shikha Dalmia, Reason Foundation
                   Rev. Kaji Douša, Park Avenue Christian Church
                   Ilya Somin, Professor of Law at George Mason University
Moderator: David Bennion, Free Migration Project

3:00 – 3:15 – Break

3:15 – 4:45 – Panel 2: Fighting for Liberation: Open Borders in Practice

Panelists:  Balmore, Caravana 2018
                    Sara Gozalo, New Sanctuary Coalition
                    Jamila Hammami, Organizer & Social Worker
                    Adriane Lopez, La ColectiVA
Moderator: Fabio Rojas, Professor of Sociology at Indiana University

4:45 – 5:00 – Break

5:00 – 6:00 – Second Keynote Speaker: Bryan Caplan, Professor of Economics at George Mason University

6:00 – Conference close