On August 16 – 19, 2023 Liberty International will host the 37th edition of the annual Liberty International World Conference in Madrid, Spain. This year’s main theme is “Prosperity and Longevity Through Liberty” and will encompass discussions on the past, present, and future challenges faced by the freedom movement and its evolution over time.

This year’s conference will reunite 200+ attendees and 10+ pro-liberty organizations from all around the world in the heart of Madrid at Ateneo de Madrid. The conference´s agenda will include keynote sessions, panel discussions, debates, film screenings and other entertaining activities. In addition, we will have two days of cultural tours around Madrid!

World Conferences
outside of the United States
to be held soon in Madrid


José Luis Cordeiro

José Luis Cordeiro is a global citizen born in Caracas, Venezuela, educated in Europe and North America, and has worked in over 130 countries on five continents. He studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and has degrees in Mechanical Engineering, International Economics, Comparative Politics, and a PhD. Mr. Cordeiro has worked as an engineer and advisor for many major oil companies and international consulting companies, specializing in strategy, finance, and restructuring. He has also been an advisor in economics, energy, technology policies, and space exploration. He is a director of the Millennium Project, director of Humanity Plus, fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science, and founding executive director of the Ibero-American Futurists Network RIBER. He is a member of several organizations and has lectured at major institutions globally. He is also an independent consultant, writer, researcher, professor, and “tireless traveler”.In addition to his many accomplishments, José Luis Cordeiro is also set to host the Liberty International World Conference in 2023


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José Luis Cordeiro

Millennium Project

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Mary J. Ruwart

Liberty International


Syed Kamall

Institute of Economic Affairs


Isabel Díaz Ayuso

President of the Community of Madrid


María Corina Machado

Leader of "Vente Venezuela"


Per Bylund

Mises Institute / Liberty International

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Angelica Walker-Werth

Objective Standard Institute

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Ken Schoolland

Liberty International


Thomas Walker-Werth

Objective Standard Institute


Jacek Spendel

Liberty International


Glenn Cripe

Language of Liberty Institute

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John Dana Chisholm

CEO, John Chisholm Ventures, Author


Nodar Chinchaladze

New Economic School of Georgia


Jan Bertram

Free Cities Foundation


Jorge Jraissati

Director, Alumni For Liberty


Robbie Miles

Live and Let Live


Kamil Cebulski

ASBIRO University


Antonio Saravia

Center for the Study of Economics and Liberty at Mercer University

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Maria Lobo Murga


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Gregory Rehmke

Director, Economic Thinking


Hiroshi Yoshida

Institute of Public Sector Accounting


Jan Kubań



Ben Best

Director of Research Oversight, BRLS

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Miguel Henrique Otero

Director of El Nacional


Dan Mitchell

Center for Freedom and Prosperity


Roxana Nicula

President of Fundalib

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Juan Pina

Secretary of Fundalib


Henry Song

Director, One Korea Network (OKN)


Walter Smith, MD

Clinician with interest in longevity

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Dr. William H. Wang

Foundation for the Advancement of Liberty


Andrew Cowin

Mongoose Capital


Leopoldo López

World Liberty Congress


Dr Edward Cole Miller

Medical Oncologist


Agnieszka Płonka

Liberty International


Daniela Tabernig

Opera Singer


Simon Sarevski

Austrian Economics Center


Giovanny Montealegre


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North Korean Defector; Teacher; Human Rights Advocate


Jung Oh PARK

Founder of Kuen Saem; Send Rice & Info Directly to the NK People Project


Daban Najmalddin

Liberty International


Miguel Ángel García Martín

Counselor of the Presidency of the Community of Madrid






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What does the VIP ticket include?

VIP buyers can stay at the luxurious Hotel Catalonia Plaza Mayor, conveniently located in the heart of Madrid at Atocha, 36, 28012. VIP tickets include four nights and five days of lodging from August 16th to August 20th, 2023. Guests will enjoy comfortable accommodations, excellent amenities, and breakfast each morning. The Hotel Catalonia Plaza Mayor is an ideal location for visitors looking to explore the city’s rich cultural heritage, world-class museums, and vibrant nightlife.

DISCLAIMER: Please note that some participants may require a visa to enter Spain for the conference. We recommend that you check the Spanish embassy website in your country for more information on visa requirements and application procedures. If you require a letter of invitation to support your visa application, we will be happy to provide one upon receipt of payment confirmation. Please contact us at [email protected] for further assistance.




South Tour

DATE: August 14, 2023
TIME: 09:00-19:00

Delve into the cultural tapestry of Toledo, a treasure trove of El Greco artworks and ancient fortifications, Alcalá de Henares, and the hometown of Miguel de Cervantes, and Aranjuez. Accompanied by the host José Cordeiro, enjoy a guided walking tour through Toledo’s atmospheric cobbled backstreets and eat some of the most well-known and exquisite tapas from the region.


Alcalá de Henares, Aranjuez, Toledo, transportation from and to Madrid, meals.

19:00: End of tour and optional visit to Museo Reina Sofia




North Tour

DATE: August 15, 2023
TIME: 09:00-19:00

Explore three of Spain’s oldest cities, and one of the most politically commented sites on a day trip from Madrid without the hassle of renting a car or figuring out train and bus services. José Cordeiro takes you to Ávila, Segovia, El Escorial and Valley of the Fallen, four landmark cities that are so rich in history and architecture that they are known as Spain’s Heritage of Mankind cities.


Ávila, Segovia, El Escorial, Valley of the Fallen, transportation,  meals.

19:00: End of tour and optional visit to Museo El Prado



LIWC 2023 Madrid will take place in Ateneo De Madrid, a private cultural institution located in the capital of Spain that was founded in 1835. This is an excellent venue for a conference due to its rich history, cultural significance, and modern facilities. Located in the heart of Madrid, it has been a center of intellectual and artistic life since its establishment. The venue boasts of impressive meeting rooms, conference halls, and exhibition spaces that are equipped with modern amenities such as projectors, screens, and sound systems. The venue is easily accessible through public transportation.

C. del Prado, 21, 28014 Madrid, Spain



At Liberty International, we always try to host as many students as possible at our conferences. We believe that young, liberty leaders are born in a supportive environment and through the magic of networking, among experienced thinkers, activists and their like-minded peers. Apply now!

DISCLAIMER: Please note that the scholarship being offered only covers the ticket price for the event. Any additional costs related to attending the event, such as accommodation, transportation, or other expenses, will be the responsibility of the scholarship recipient. We encourage all applicants to carefully consider any visa requirements for travel to Spain. Also, please note that al chosen scholars must pay a 50 € reservation fee, which will be refunded upon attendance to conference.

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This event is an invaluable opportunity for students, especially those from third world countries, to network with professionals and peers from around the world, gain valuable insights and knowledge, and build important skills that will enhance their future careers. Unfortunately, the cost of attending this conference can be a significant barrier for many students who may not have the means to cover the expenses on their own.

By contributing to this cause, you will be making a significant difference in the lives of students from underprivileged backgrounds, providing them with access to a unique learning experience that could have a profound impact on their future. We deeply appreciate any support you can offer in helping us make this opportunity available to deserving students. Thank you for considering our request.




Our Mission

Our purpose is to bring liberty to every corner of the world by sharing the philosophy and benefits of freedom, with special emphasis on educating newcomers. We spread liberty and foster a global network of freedom champions, empowering them to become change agents in their own countries.

Our Vision

Our vision is simple: we want to make freedom a global matter. All our activities aim at bringing philosophy of liberty closer to every person around the world. We believe that it doesn’t matter where we start as long as we build relations. This is why most of the people we work with are students and recent graduates. We see the world free of governmental overpower yet full of individual responsibility. We see world freer, more open, and more individualized.