Wednesday  Thursday, August 23
8:00  Registration Opens
   
9:00 Speed Networking
  An Atlas Network tradition. This opening session gets participants in a participatory mode, and improves odds that attendees will discover ways to help one another.
   
9:30  Welcome Remarks and Cornerstone Talks
  Confirmed Speakers:
 
  • Martin Kimani (National Terrorism Centre, Kenya) on Securing the Liberties in an age of Radicalism 
  • Dr. Tom G. Palmer (Atlas Network, USA) on Doing Development Differently - Why Homegrown Solutions to Poverty Succeed where Big Aid Fails 
10:30  Combating Corruption Workshop
   
12:00 Luncheon: Africa's Entrepreneurial Future
  Confirmed Speakers:
 
  • June Arunga Kimani (Usafi Comfort, Kenya)
13:30 Concurrent Sessions
   
  Panel Discussion: Living Together
   
  Panel Discussion: From Student Group to Think Tank 
  Speakers:
 
  • John Socrates Mugabi (Uganda)
14:45 Concurrent Sessions
   
  Panel Discussion: Getting Help in Building Your Organization
   
  Panel Discussion: Property Rights
   
16:00 Plenary Session
   
16:45 Interviews with Finalists for the 2018 Africa Liberty Awards 
  and Elevator Pitch Competition
   
18:30 Reception
   
19:30 Africa Liberty Awards Dinner
   
  Friday, August 24
   
9:00 The Future of Learning
   
10:15 Crowdsource Liberty
  Too often, conferences ask you to sit down and stay quiet. Not here! You are invited to speak up and exchange ideas where presenters are ready to discuss projects under development to advance liberty. Play an active role in sharpening their plans to make a difference!
   
11:30 Concurrent Sessions
   
  Workshop: Barriers to Trade and Migration
   
  Workshop: Effective Use of Social Media
   
12:45 Think Tank Shark Tank Luncheon
   
14:15 Concurrent Sessions