Bay Area Events


List of events in the Bay Area of interest to those who seek to 1) have a political impact, 2) learn more about an issue, 3) support libertarian principles of individual rights and responsibilities, 4) meet people of like mind:



Bitcoin & the Blockchain, January 27, 2015

Bitcoin & the Blockchain:  An O’Reilly Radar Summit


January 27, 2015   8:45 am – 5:15 pm

Herbst Pavilion Fort Mason Center

2 Marina Blvd (and Buchanan St)

San Francisco, CA 94123


“The brightest minds in bitcoin and the blockchain are lined up to share their expertise, unveil their secrets, and give you a glimpse of the future. Program chairs Kieren James-Lubin, founding director of the Cryptocurrency Research Group, and Lorne Lantz, bitcoin entrepreneur and educator, are creating a leading-edge agenda that includes Peter Todd, Balaji Srinivasan, Erik Anderson, Steve Omohundro, and several other speakers.”


Cost, including all sessions and lunch:   $895 until 12/18/14   $995 after


For information

Obama's War Powers Legacy, January 6, 2015

Obama's War Powers Legacy

Speaker - Jack L. Goldsmith III

Presented by the Federalist Society

January 6, 2015   Stanford Student Center

For details of location and time

Drones: Regulation v Innovation, February 9, 2015

Google and Amazon Drones:  Regulation vs. Innovation

Speaker - Gregory S. McNeal

Presented by The Federalist Society

Monday, February 9, 2015

Stanford Student Center

For details of location and time:



Ayn Rand Institute Speakers' Events, Feb-June 2015

Ayn Rand Institute Speakers' Events:

Most of these events are held at the Bently Reserve, 400 Sansome St, San Francisco, CA 94111

Check in 7:00 pm   Program 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm   General Admission $10    Students free

For information and reservations:

February 17, 2015

Medicare Turns 50:  Should We Celebrate?

Speaker - Rituparna Basu


April 14, 2015

Benevolence and Self-Interest:  How Does Concern for Other People Fit Into a Selfish Life?

Speaker - Asron Smith


June 16, 2015

In Defense of Selfishness

Speaker - Peter Schwartz

Golden Gate Liberty Revolution Monthly Meetings

Golden Gate Liberty Revolution

(formerly The Ron Paul Meetup Group)


"A gateway for individuals to promote liberty and justice through education, political action, collaboration and voluntarism."


Monthly meetings:  Every third Monday of each month

Moksha Life Center   7:00 pm

405 Sansome Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco 


For information: