2008 Summer Seminar Accommodations Past Conferences

Past Conferences

Atlas Shrugged 50th Anniversary

October 6, 2007 • Washington DC

Fifty years ago, Ayn Rand published Atlas Shrugged and inspired millions of readers. This book, her masterpiece, has motivated individuals to pursue their own individual happiness and achieve the best within themselves, while it influenced philosophy, politics, ethics and aesthetics. The book also created the Objectivist movement. The Atlas Society and the CATO Institute presented a day-long conference and gala banquet in Washington, D.C. on October 6.




18th Annual Summer Seminar (2007)

July 8-15, 2007 • Towson, MD

The Atlas Society’s Summer Seminar is a week-long celebration of shared values and ideas based in Objectivism, the philosophy founded by Ayn Rand. This years Summer Seminar took place July 8-15 at Towson University in Towson, Maryland. People from all ages, from commercial law college students to retirees, came to the Summer Seminar for an intellectual vacation and the chance to re-fuel spiritually. The Summer Seminar creates an open community of individuals who live by the Objectivist ideals of rationality and independence. The Atlas Society, formerly The Objectivist Center, is the leading educational and advocacy institution in the open Objectivist movement.