Announcement

The War on Terror: Implications for Domestic Security and Civil Liberties
Thursday, November 17, 2005

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International Conference Co-sponsored by:
The Independent Institute
Friedrich Naumann Foundation

November 17-18, 2005

The Willard Hotel
1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004

Thursday, November 17
6:30 p.m. Reception (Buchanan Room)
7:00 p.m. Opening Dinner (Pierce Room)

Welcoming Remarks:
Claus Gramckow, Acting Representative, Friedrich Naumann Foundation
Ivan Eland, Senior Fellow, and Director, Center on Peace and Liberty, The Independent Institute

Keynote Address:
Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX)

Friday, November 18
9:00 a.m. Session I: Fighting the War on Terror by Expanding the State: An Effective Strategy? (Pierce Room)

Presentations:
Christopher Hellman, Defense Budget and Policy Analyst, Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation
Angela Freimuth, FDP State Legislator, State of North-Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Comments:
Veronique de Rugy, Research Fellow, American Enterprise Institute
Charles Pena, Senior Fellow, Coalition for a Realistic Foreign Policy

Questions & Answers

10:30 a.m. Coffee Break

10:45 a.m. Session II: Innovative Approaches to Homeland Security for the U.S. and Europe (Pierce Room)

Presentations:
Greg Nojeim, Chief Legislative Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union
Robert Klemmensen, Professor of Political Science, University of Southern Denmark

Comments:
Ivan Eland, Senior Fellow, The Independent Institute

Questions & Answers

12:30 p.m. Luncheon (Holmes Room)