Speaker Series

Free Enterprise at the Baugh Center

Free Enterprise at the Baugh Center is committed to building our program in ways that are strategic and impactful. We have an active outreach speaker series, inviting a wide-range of distinguished guests to campus each semester.

The Free Enterprise Forum speaker series features academically, renowned guests speaking on a wide-range of topics varying from free enterprise and regulation to innovation and poverty. These talks are typically held in the early evening in the auditorium.

Free Enterprise Forum Spring 2019 Dates

  • Thursday, February 7
    Foster 240 @ 4:00
    Thomas Hazlett - H.H. Macaulay Endowed Chair in Ecnomics, Clemson University
    TALK TITLE: The Political Spectrum
    TALK DESCRIPTION: A discussion on the need for continued deregulation of wireless technologies to promote innovation and enable "technologies of freedom" in the Smartphone Revolution.
  • Thursday, April 4
    Foster 240 @ 4:00
    David Audretsch - Distinguished Professor, Indiana University Bloomington
    TALK TITLE: Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth
    TALK DESCRIPTION: A discussion on the importance of entrepreneurship to economic growth and competitiveness.
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