With many friends of the late Leonard P. Liggio in town for a meeting of The Philadelphia Society, Atlas Network is hosting a dinner in honor of Leonard on the fourth anniversary of his passing on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Wildfire - Tysons Galleria beginning at 6:30 p.m.

In addition to reflections on Leonard's legacy, the dinner will include a presentation by Atlas Network Chief Operating Officer, Matt Warner, on new thinking in development economics that brings into focus the value of the worldwide liberty movement that Leonard helped to build.

Leonard P. Liggio served as Atlas Network's Executive Vice-President of Academics and was an influential scholar in promoting classical liberalism in the latter-half of the 20th centruy. The Liggio Legacy Project is just one way that we are honoring his memory today. If you wish to continue supporting his work and become a Friends of Leonard contributior, please visit LeonardLiggio.org

*A full course dinner will be served at the event and dress is business casual.

*Space is limited. Tickets for the dinner will be sold on a first come, first serve basis.


Prior to joining Atlas Network, Matt Warner served in several policy and leadership positions at free-market organizations including the James Madison Institute in Florida and the American Legislative Exchange Council in Washington, D.C. His work has been published in the Cato Journal, the Washington Times, Forbes.com, Budget & Tax News, as well as many daily and weekly newspapers throughout the United States. He has testified before several state legislative bodies on issues related to expanding liberty for individuals, particularly in educational choice and energy policy. Matt holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Florida State University and a master’s degree in economics from George Mason University. He is also certified by Georgetown University in organizational consulting and change leadership.