Property Rights Foundation of America®



The Eleventh Annual National Conference on Private Property Rights

Saturday, October 13, 2007
Holiday Inn Turf, 205 Wolf Road, Albany, N.Y.

Don't miss our Eleventh Annual event
A full day with nationally acclaimed leaders & experts

A unique opportunity to learn, be inspired,
And meet true friends in our great cause of freedom

Conference Program

Authors' Reception, Book-Signings, &
Registration (Includes Light Buffet) - 8:00 am
Complementary literature displays, Time to meet friends and renew acquaintances

Welcome - 8:45 am
Carol W. LaGrasse, P.E., President, Property Rights Foundation of America
"Forged in the Fire"

Opening Address - 9:00 am
Roger Pilon, Ph.D., J.D., Vice President for Legal Studies and Director,
Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute, Washington, D.C.
"The Supreme Court's Protection of Private Property Rights:
The Founders
' Dream, the Owner's Nightmare"

Panel I - New York State: A Venue for Key Property Rights Issues - 10:00 am
Chaired by: Ms. LaGrasse

John S. Marwell, Esq., Shamberg Marwell Davis & Hollis,
Mt. Kisco, New York
"The Navigable Waterways Controversy"

Thomas J. Borelli, Ph.D., Managing Partner, Action Fund Management & Portfolio Manager
Free Enterprise Action Fund, New York, New York
"Invest for FreedomTo Stop the Use of Capitalism against Capitalism"

Short Break - Coffee Served - 10:50

Panel II - "The Frontlines Against Regional Landscape Preservation" - 11:00
Chaired and an Introduction by Ms. LaGrasse

Devlen Mackey, Owner, Mackey Orchards,
Belvidere, New Jersey
"Farmers Fight Back in the New Jersey Highlands"

Marshall Sayegh, Community Leader, Gualala, California
"Twenty-first Century Carpetbaggers and Privateers: The Booty is Your Property"

Ellen McClay, Author, Arizona
"A Word About UNESCO"

Luncheon & Awards Presentation - 12:00

Keynote Address
William Perry Pendley, Esq.
, President & Chief Legal Officer,
Mountain States Legal Foundation, Lakewood, Colorado
"The New Wars for the West"

Panel III — Breaking Through Deception - 1:45
Chaired by: Ms. LaGrasse

Jason Knox, Staffer, Resources Committee, U.S. House of Representatives
"Update from Congress"

John Berlau, Director, Center for Entrepreneurship,
Competitive Enterprise Institute, Washington, D.C.
"The Craze of Environmental Irrationality"

Raymond J. Keating, Chief Economist, Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council,
Washington, D.C.,
and Columnist, Newsday, Long Island, New York
"Small Business and Private Property Rights"

Robert J. Smith, Senior Adjunct Environmental Scholar,
Competitive Enterprise Institute, &
President, Center for Private Conservation, Washington, D.C.
"Organizing Against Federal Environmental Legislation that Threatens Landowners"

Short Break - 3:10

Panel IV - The U.S.A. and Beyond - 3:20
Chaired by: James E. Morgan, Esq., Galvin & Morgan, Delmar, N.Y.

Lawrence Kogan, Esq., J.D., LLM,
The Institute for International Trade, Standards and Sustainable Development (ITSSD),
Princeton, New Jersey
"The Proposed Law of the Sea Treaty: A Threat to Private Property Rights"

Teresa Platt, Executive Director,
Fur Commission USA, Coronado, California
"Confronting International Animal Rights and Eco-Terrorism"

Closing Address - 4:25
Peyton Knight, Director of Environmental & Regulatory Affairs,
The National Center for Public Policy Research, Washington, D.C.
"National & International Land Use Planning"

Evening Farewell - 5:00 p.m.

Informal Reception - Light hors d'oeuvres - Capitol Room - 5:15

For further information: Property Rights Foundation of America
P. O. Box 75, Stony Creek, NY 12878 (518) 696-5748,

Public Welcome - Admission includes Light Breakfast Buffet, Luncheon, Reception, and Gratuities;
Conference Packet and Proceedings (to be published later): $75.00 payable (check or money order) by
October 1 to the Property Rights Foundation of America, Inc., or $85.00 at the door.

Location - Holiday Inn Turf, 205 Wolf Road, Albany - (518) 458-7250, Located a short distances from I-87 (Adirondack Northway) Exit 4, Four miles from Albany County Airport; cab or Turf overnight guests complimentary shuttle service.

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