Property Rights Foundation of America®


Rules of Engagement for Defending Our Property Rights

The Ninth Annual National Conference on Private Property Rights

Saturday, October 22, 2005
Holiday Inn Turf, 205 Wolf Road, Albany, N.Y.

The only nationally acclaimed yearly conference devoted exclusively to private property rights.

Make a difference! Please join us to celebrate private property with a unique experience of learning
and inspiration at our Ninth Annual National Conference on Private Property Rights.
Gather with freedom
-loving people from all walks of life, who believe deep in their hearts
in the fundamental human right to own and use private property.
Hear and meet bold leaders who share cutting edge information on private property rights.
Grassroots leaders and prominent national experts will describe how they are initiating
real change to restore our rights.

Conference Program

Registration (Includes Light Buffet) - 8:00 am
Complementary literature displays, Time to meet friends and renew acquaintances

Welcome - 8:45 am
Carol W. LaGrasse, President, Property Rights Foundation of America
"Rules of Engagement"

Opening Address - 9:00 am
Peter Blackman, Attorney, Louisa, Virginia
"Property Law Today-The New Feudalism"

Panel I - Turning the Tables to Defend Private Property Rights - 9:40 am
Chaired by: Ms. LaGrasse

John Gile, Author, Rockford, Illinois
"Successful Copyright Defense against the National Wildlife Federation"

Harriet M. Hageman, Attorney, Hageman and Brighton, P.C., Cheyenne, Wyoming
"Litigating for Private Property Rights-A Western Perspective"

Short Break - Coffee Served - 10:40

Panel II - "Citizen Action to Defend our Property Rights and Local Traditions" - 10:50
Chaired by: Ms. LaGrasse

Jim McCulley, Lake Placid, N.Y.
"Court Battle to Protect Old Mountain Road from State Wilderness"

Gretna Longware, Elizabethtown, N.Y.
"The Campaign to Save Hurricane Mountain Fire Tower"

Devlen Mackey, Mackey Orchards, Belvidere, N.J.
"Organizing Against the New Jersey Highlands Preservation"

Guy Poulin, Northville, N.Y.
"Organizing Successfully Against Sacandaga Reservoir Regulating District"

Luncheon & Awards Presentation - 12:00
Robert G. Prentiss, Member PRFA Board of Directors, Presenter

Keynote Address - Bill Moshofsky
President, Oregonians in Action, Tigard, Oregon
"Regulatory Taking Compensation-The Successful Oregon Measure 37 Referendum"

Panel III - Threats and Directions to Strengthen Property Rights in America - 1:45
Chaired by: Ms. LaGrasse

James Burling, Senior Counsel, Pacific Legal Foundation
Sacramento, California
"Forward for Private Property Rights"

Robert J. Smith, President, Center for Private Conservation
& Senior Adjunct Scholar Competitive Enterprise Institute, Washington, D.C.,
"Pleistocene Park Project-Removing Civilization from North America"

Mark Bragg, President Victims of the Endangered Species Act (VESA),
"Endangered Species Act Victims"

Short Break - 3:10

Panel IV - The Eminent Domain Battleground - 3:20
Chaired by: James E. Morgan, Partner, Galvin & Morgan, Delmar, N.Y.

Michael Cristofaro, Property Owner, New London, Connecticut
"Local Citizen Organizing to Defeat Eminent Domain"

Jim Malatras, Legislative Director
Office of Assemblyman Richard L. Brodsky, New York State Assembly
"New York State Legislative Reform"

Craig Call, Property Rights Ombudsman, State of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
"National Property Rights Ombudsman Legislation"

Closing Address - Introduced by Mr. Morgan - 4:30
Steven Anderson, Institute for Justice, Washington, D.C.
"Eminent Domain Reforms at Every Level"

Informal Reception
- Light hors d'oeuvres -
Capitol Room - 5:00


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

Public Welcome - Admission includes Light Breakfast Buffet, Luncheon, Evening Reception, and Gratuities; Conference Packet and Proceedings (to be published later):$60.00 payable (check or money order) by October 10 to
Property Rights Foundation of America, Inc., or $70.00 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, One mile from Albany County Airport; cab or Turf overnight guests complimentary shuttle service.

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