The biggest liberty
festival in Europe!

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SARAJEVO,Bosnia and herzegovina
DOM MLADIH – 27/28/29/30/31 October 2017

WHAT IS OPEN FEST?

OPEN Festival is a regional festival dedicated to the promotion of ideas of liberty and human rights. Festival promotes the economic and political freedoms, together with the fundamental rights of the individual.

OPEN Festival aims to create a platform for improving general freedoms in Western Balkans. The festival will bring together decision-makers from the region, representatives of the academic community and non-governmental organizations, as well as thousands of young people, mainly students. In October, when the festival takes place, Sarajevo will be branded as a "city of freedom". We expect the participation of about 10,000 young people, with 50 non-governmental organizations, 40 speakers and three conferences at the festival. OPEN festival should become a distinctive regional event that will be traditionally held in Sarajevo.

WHY OPEN FEST?

EDUCATION

At OPEN Fest we will have 30 speakers from around the world. This is a unique opportunity for local and regional participants to obtain the necessary level of knowledge about the ideas of liberty.

NETWORKING

OPEN Fest will host more than 100 representatives of non-governmental organizations that promote the ideas of liberty. In addition, the festival will be attended by local and foreign politicians, all of which represent an excellent opportunity for developing new friendships.

FUN

The festival has a rich entertainment content with DJ entertainment, concert of Indigo and Kontra. Festival will present the art exhibitions by Edina Selesković and Jerome Stickman.

CHANGE

OPEN Festival brings change, primarily in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Balkans. It is time to finally start with the open promotion of the ideas of liberty for the region. Historically, all other ideas were devastating and harmful to the countries of the region.

PROGRAM OPEN FESTIVAL

10:00 – 15:00

WELCOME TO OPEN FEST

Location: Dom Mladih, Terezija

10:15 - 11:00

Susanne TARKOWSKI TEMPELHOF

BitNation

11:05 - 11:50

Damir Marjanović

Genetics and Freedom

11:50 - 12:00

Coffe break

12:15 - 13:00

Nima SANANDAJI

Debunking Utopia: Exposing the Myth of Nordic Socialism

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:15 - 15:30

Liberty on Balkans

Darjan Minov (Liberalni forum), Ivan Bertović (ESFL), Maja Vrtarić (Balkanski Objektivistički centar)

LOCATION: Hotel Europe, Vladislava Skarića 5

16:00 - 18:00

Legalizacija marihuane u medicinske svrhe

LOCATION: Fakultet političkih nauka, Skenderija 72

Dean Herenda

Onej Slovenija

Božidar Radišić

Legalise Weed

Irfan Ribić

Student Akademije scenskih umjetnosti u Sarajevu

Samir Forić

Fakultet političkih nauka

Alfredo Pascual

ESFL

Merima Bećirović

Udruženje "Multi"

18:30 - 19:30

Art exhibition "Great names of liberty"

Jerome Stickman

LOCATION: Black Box, Vrazova 5

09:00

Registration for ESFL RC

LOCATION: Fakultet političkih nauka Sarajevo, Skenderija 72

09:45

Opening for ESFL RC

10:00

Vit Jedlicka

Everything you always wanted to know about Liberland

10:45

Mike Tanner

5 reasons the welfare state is doomed

11:30

Coffee Break

11:45

Pierre Bessard

Behind Switzerland's success

12:30

Derek Magill

How to build a career in liberty while you're still a student?

13:15

Lunch

13:45

Brian O’Shea

Anatomy of espionage

14:30

Alberto Mingardi

Talk on (against) Mariana Mazzucato's The Entrepreneurial State

15:20

Julio Alejandro, Kevin Flanagan

Blockchain, Magic and the Art of Contract

16:00

Closing of ESFL

17:00 - 19:45

Movie projection "The life of others"

Discussion with Dr. Karsten Dümmel

LOCATION: Cinema Meeting point, Hamdije Kreševljakovića 13

20:30

Koncert Indigo i Kontra

LOCATION: Amfiteatar, Dom Mladih, Terezija

12:00 - 13:30

Promocija bosanskog prevoda knjige Liberalizam (Ludwig von Mises)

LOCATION: Hotel Europe, Vladislava Skarića 5

Danijal Hadžović

Liberalni forum

Darjan Minov

Liberalni forum

Merima Bećirović

Multi

Admir Čavalić

Multi

15:00 - 17:00

Panel discussion "Future of technology"

LOCATION: Hotel Europe, Vladislava Skarića 5

James Tempelhof

BItnation

Julio Alejandro

Jada Consulting

Omer Bakalović

MediaPlus

18:30 - 21:00

Art exhibition "And Now What, My Dear Freedom?"

Edina Selesković

LOCATION: Black Box, Vrazova 5

20:00

Casual party

8:00

Škola savremene filozofije Objectivist OPENer

Entire day

LOCATION: International Burch University, Francuske revolucije bb, Ilidža

11:00

Competition on the Free Market: Guarantee of Individual liberties

Adisa Arapović

LOCATION: Internacionalni Burč univerzitet, Francuske revolucije bb, Ilidža

13:00 - 15:00

ESFL LEADERSHIP FORUM (What is ESFL)

Kevin Flanagan

ESFL European Student Programs Manager

Merima Bećirović

ESFL Regional Director for Western Balkans

18:00 - 20:00

Liberalna debata: "BiH - građanska ili tronacionalna država"

Dženeta Omerdić i Milan Sitarski, moderator Danijal Hadžović

LOCATION: Hotel Europe, Vladislava Skarića 5

20:00

ESFL LF PARTY

8:00

Škola savremene filozofije Objectivist OPENer

Entire day

LOCATION: International Burch University, Francuske revolucije bb, Ilidža

10:15

Lecture - And Now What, My Dear Freedom?

Edina Selesković

LOCATION: International Burch University, Francuske revolucije bb, Ilidža

12:00 - 15:00

OPEN INTERNET - YOUTUBE EDITION

Amir Hadžić, Andrea Stojanović, Merima Bešlagić, Edin Bašić, Mirza Demirović, Jasna Imamović.

LOCATION: Fakultet političkih nauka, Skenderija 72

15:00

Closing of OPEN2017

Speakers OPEN FESTIVAL

Susanne Tarkowski Tempelhof

Bit Nation

nssusane

Nima Sanandaji

Debunking Utopia: Exposing the Myth of Nordic Socialism

nnima

Damir Marjanović

Genetics and Freedom

damirn

Brian O’Shea

Striker Pierce Investigations

Brian

Julio Alejandro

ESFL

Julio

Kevin Flanagan

ESFL

Kevin

Michael Tanner

Cato Institute

Michael

Pierre Bessard

LI

Pierre

Christopher Snowdon

IEA

Christopher

Alberto Mingardi

Talk on (against) Mariana Mazzucato's The Entrepreneurial State

Albert

Dagmar Schulze Heuling

Universitad Bonn

Dagmar

Derek Magill

Director of marketing at Praxis

Derek

Božidar Radišić

Legalise Weed

Bozidar

Dean Herenda

Onej Slovenija

DEAN

Irfan Ribic

Student Akademije scenskih umjetnosti u Sarajevu

Irfan

Samir Foric

FPN Sarajevo

Samir

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