Property Rights Foundation of America®
Founded 1994

Proudly Presents

Fifteenth Annual National Conference on Private Property Rights

A Gathering of Grassroots Leaders and Experts from across New York and North America


~Protect Freedom & A Way of Life ~

Community Survival & Prosperity in Rural & Urban America



Century House
997 New Loudon Road, Route 9
Latham, NY 12110

Saturday, October 29, 2011
8:00 am - 5:00 p.m.


Conference Program

Registration, Light Breakfast, & Author's Book Signing featuring Will Graves - 8:00 a.m.
Literature displays. Meet speakers and conferees, renew acquaintances.

Welcome - 8:45 a.m.
Carol W. LaGrasse, P. E.,
President, Property Rights Foundation of America, Inc.-
"Celebrating Our Fifteenth Annual Conference"

Opening Address - 9:15 a.m.
Jigs Gardner, Farmer and Writer, Essex, New York
"The American Frontier & Private Property Rights: A Personal Journey"


Morning Address - 9:45 a.m.

Elizabeth Nickson
Writer and International Journalist, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia—
"How the Environmental Movement Broke the Rural Economy"

Short Break - Coffee Served - 10:45a.m.

Morning Panel - 11:00 a.m.

Robert LoScalzo, Joseph Ardizzone, & Irene Prestigiacomo, Willets Point United, Willets Point, Queens County, N.Y.
"Eminent Domain: Willets Point-A Unique Community Stands Against the City of New York."



Buffet Luncheon & Presentation of Awards - 12:00

Keynote Address - 12:45 p.m.

Preserving Rural Communities and the Hunting & Agricultural Heritage

Will Graves, Author& International Expert
Millerville, Maryland--
"The Truth about Wolf Reintroduction"

Afternoon Panel - 2:00 p.m.
"Environmentally Sound Energy for the Future"
Introduction by Ms. LaGrasse

Mike Miller, P.E. Petroleum Engineer
Sr. Vice President, Oil & Gas Division,
Marshall Miller and Associates, Kingsport, Tennessee--

"Pros and Cons of Marcellus Shale"

Jonathan P. Knauth, P.E.
Engineering--Management, Sauquoit, N.Y.--
"Wind Energy Facts"

Short Break - 3:30 p.m.

Third Annual Circle of Ideas -3:45 p.m.
Moderated by:
M. Shiela Galvin, Esq., & James E. Morgan, Esq., of Galvin & Morgan, Delmar;
With Michael Hardiman of Hardiman Consulting,
Albert L. Wassenhove, Civic leader, Ghent, N.Y.; &. Ms. LaGrasse

"Defending the Future of Communities & Culture"
Speakers, Attendees, & Moderators

Closing Address - 4:15 p.m.

Michael Hardiman
President, Hardiman Consulting, Washington, D.C.
"Land Rights: The View from Washington, D.C."


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

Public Welcome - Admission includes Light Breakfast, Buffet Luncheon, &
Gratuities, Conference Packet:
$25.00 payable (check or money order) by October 19 to the
Property Rights Foundation of America, Inc., or $35.00 at the door.

Students: Please Inquire about Discount - Made possible by a grant from Great Circle Foundation Inc.

Location - Century House, 997 New Loudon Road, Route 9,
Latham, NY 12110 - 888-674-6873 (toll free) 518-785-093 ,
Minutes from Albany International Airport
Directions: I-87 (Adirondack Northway) Exit 7 to Route 7 toward Troy.
Take Route 9 North.
The Century House will be ½ mile on the right


The Century House provides free transportation from Albany International Airport,
Albany-Rensselaer Train Station, and Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal

Please make hotel reservations early:
Limited number of rooms at the special PRFA rate for the conference.

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