Property Rights Foundation of America®
Founded 1994


Sixteenth Annual National Conference on Private Property Rights
Featuring Acclaimed Experts from Across the Country

~Reaching for Private Property Rights ~

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

Saturday, October 20, 2012
8:00 am - 5:00 p.m.


Conference Program

Registration - 8:00 a.m.
Light Breakfast & Authors
' Book Signings
Featuring James V. DeLong, author of Ending
"Big Sis"

Meet the speakers and conferees, renew acquaintances. Literature displays.

Welcome - 8:45 a.m.
Carol W. LaGrasse, P. E.

President, Property Rights Foundation of America, Inc.-
"A Charge to Keep"

Opening Address - 9:15 a.m.
Bonner Cohen, Ph. D.

Senior Fellow, National Center for Public Policy Research &
Senior Policy Analyst, Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow
Washington, D.C.
"Energy Abundance or Poverty: The Choice of a Century"

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

Morning Presentations — Urban Property Rights -10:25 a.m.

Introductions by Ms. LaGrasse

Robert LoScalzo, Joseph Ardizzone, & Irene Prestigiacomo,
Willets Point United, Willets Point, Queens County, New York City —
"The Corruption of Eminent Domain"

"Developments in the Law of Rent Regulation and Taking of Property" - 11:00 a.m.

Martin S. Kaufman, Esq.
Senior Vice President & General Counsel
Atlantic Legal Foundation
Larchmont, N.Y.
James Harmon, Esq.
Attorney at Law
New York, N.Y.

Buffet Luncheon & Presentation of Awards - 12:00

~Keynote Address~
James V. DeLong

Author & Journalist
Washington, D.C.
"The Special Interest State: Causes and Cures"

Afternoon Theme: Nationwide Rural Issues

Afternoon Address- 2:00 p.m.

Charles E. Kay, Ph. D. Wildlife Ecology
Jon M. Huntsman School of Business
Utah State University
"Wolf Recovery in the Northern Rockies:
What Pro-Wolf Advocates Do Not Want You to Know

Short Break - 3:10 p.m.

Rural Reports & Overview - 3:25 p.m.
Introductions by:
Ms. LaGrasse

Charles W. Frank
Journalist, Musician, Builder & Landscaper
Forks, Washington
"The Color Green:
Sheriffs Challenge U.S. Forest Service Road Closings in Northern California

Speaker to be Announced - 4:00 p.m.

Closing Address - 4:30 p.m.

Jigs Gardner
Farmer and Writer, Essex, New York &
Co-editor St. Croix Review
"Greenism: Strategies, Roots & Consequences"


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 15 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) 518-785-0931
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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