took place on September 25/26 in Vaduz (FL). Conference Theme:
No E. C. E. Matter!
On Energy, Climate, and the Environment
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Opening dinner (7:30pm - ) for speakers and invited guests. Introduction of Dinner Speaker by H.S.H. Prince Philipp of Liechtenstein: Anthony de Jasay (F) "Is the "Public Interest" in the Public's Interest?"
9:15-9:30 Opening: Prince Michael of Liechtenstein (FL)
9:30-9:45 Chair of first session: Joerg Zumtobel (A)
9:45-10:15 "High Energy Costs as a Consequence of Bad Politics" Princess Hildegard of Liechtenstein (FL)
10:30-10:50 Coffee break
10:50-11:20 "Capitalism, Globalization, and 'Social Responsibility'" Deepak Lal (USA)
11:35-12:05 "On Popper, von Hayek, and How Free Markets Protect the Environment" Julian Morris (UK)
12:05-12:30 Discussion (topical and general)
12:30-2:15 Buffet Luncheon for all participants at the Hochschule
2:15-2:30 Chair of second session: Karen Horn (D)
2:30-3:00 "Our Ecological Past: A Brief History" Josef Reichholf (D)
3:15-3:45 "Global Warming and Post-Kyoto: The Challenger" Juan C. Castilla (Cl)
4:00-4:30 Coffee break
4:30-5:00 "Turmoil on Wall Street: The Current Financial Crisis and its Background" Thorsten Hens (CH)
5:00-5:45 Discussion (topical and general)
5:45-6:00 Closing Remarks: H.S.H. Prince Michael of Liechtenstein (FL)
6:30-8:00 Farewell cocktail and reception hosted by Hereditary Prince Alois of Liechtenstein (FL) at Vaduz Castle.
Relevant literature will again be offered for sale and a small exhibition of sustainable and environmentally sound lighting ideas, supplied and organized in adjacent spaces by Zumtobel Group will further incite discussions with the general public.
The 4. International Gottfried von Haberler Conference. Organized and hosted by ECAEF, The European Center of Austrian Economics Foundation in co-operation with Hochschule Liechtenstein and with the support of multiple local and international sponsors.
Vaduz, September 25/26, 2008 Location: Hochschule Liechtenstein, Fuerst Franz Josef Strasse, FL-9490 Vaduz Administration: ECAEF, Herrengasse 21, FL-9490 Vaduz; Tel. +423 237-5860; Fax: +423 237 58 61