Portuguese efforts promoting the free society, from students and the academy to think tanks and policy activism

Atlas Economic Research Foundation

June 30, 2011, 9:00 am-12:50 pm

Hotel Palacio, Sintra Room

Estoril, Portugal




9:00-10:30 am


Short Reports from Portuguese friends of the free society:


Moderated by Andre Azevedo Alvez


10:30-11:00 am Coffee Break


11:00-11:50 am


Moderated by Miguel Monjardino

What Next for Portugal?  New Opportunities, Old Challenges:


Participants discuss how they see the future of Portugal given the new government, the intellectual forces, and the difficult internal and external economic situation


12:00-12:45 pm


What Next for the US?  Implications for Portugal and Europe


Moderated by Alex Chafuen: Prof. Leonard Liggio makes remarks and answers questions about the US political, academic and think tank world


Portuguese participants, tentative list:

Rita Teixeira Diniz,, João Labareda,, Miguel Paim,, Filipe Anacoreta Correia, Manuel Menezes Sequeira,, Filipe Faria,, José Tomaz Castello Branco,, Andre Azevedo Alvez,, Sandra-Marlen Dzenis,, Orlando Samoes,, Henrique Burnay,, Miguel Monjardino,, Raquel Vazquez Pinto, Eugenia Gamboa, Elizabeth Azevedo, Livia Franco, Nuno Manalvo