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Sunday, June 22
 

1:30pm

Speaker/Events Orientation

Are you speaking at PorcFest? Come and learn about the events protocol, how to use our equipment and how to use a microphone. Even if you have spoken publicly previously you are encouraged to come and see how we do it so your event runs smoothly.


Speakers
avatar for Liam Enael

Liam Enael

FSP Social Media Team
Member of the FSP's social media team, former Liberty Forum organizer and former Porcfest deputy organizer. Moved from Europe to NH in 2011 for the project.


Sunday June 22, 2014 1:30pm - 1:45pm
Porcupine Pavilion

1:45pm

Events Volunteer Orientation

If you volunteered for;

  • Audio/Visual
  • Band Helpers/Roadies
  • Event Set-up and Tear down

This short session will cover what your responsibilities will be during your shifts, how to use our equipment and give you an opportunity to answer any questions you may have.


Speakers
DB

Dylan Beyer

That A/V kid
avatar for Liam Enael

Liam Enael

FSP Social Media Team
Member of the FSP's social media team, former Liberty Forum organizer and former Porcfest deputy organizer. Moved from Europe to NH in 2011 for the project.


Sunday June 22, 2014 1:45pm - 2:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

2:30pm

Welcome To PorcFest
Speakers

Sunday June 22, 2014 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

3:00pm

Take it outside! Tips, Tricks, and Safety for Camping and the Outdoors
Since PorcFest X, I've spent over 50 nights sleeping under the stars. Want to hear what that was like? Want to the most out of your time in the woods, at PorcFest or anywhere else? Learn how to have the most fun, stay safe, and learn how not to be "that guy". Newbies and experienced campers welcome! Especially recommended if you haven't camped in New Hampshire before.

Speakers
CG

Carol Gardner

Carol Gardner is a certified Wilderness First Responder and year-round Search and Rescue volunteer with New Hampshire State Parks.


Sunday June 22, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

4:00pm

Bitcoin 101

PorcFest was one of the first events in the world to accept Bitcoin and many of our vendors have embraced the technology as a quick & easy way to deal with transactions the week of PorcFest. If you have never used Bitcoin before or would like a primer on the technology this session is for you, it covers the basics of using Bitcoin, why Bitcoin is important and what to expect from our Bitcoin experience at PorcFest.


Exhibitors
avatar for Mayor Tony

Mayor Tony

Mayor, Free State Project
Porcfests very own official unofficial Mayor. While not holding any real office of state or government, is always willing to share his own often unique philosophies. Believing the biggest evil today is centralized government and central planning, Tony often talks about a completely decentralized and new peer2peer technologies seizing control from an overbearing government.


Sunday June 22, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

5:00pm

Trivia

Come join us for some team trivia! Join into teams of up to 4 people or play on your own, answer some questions and win stuff! If you don't know anyone and want to team up with others come anyway and we will find you a team. 

Prizes for the winners of each round!


Speakers
avatar for James Gordon

James Gordon

Financial Advisor, Fidelity Investments
Golf Travel Shooting Talking Driving Learning


Sunday June 22, 2014 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

7:00pm

Free Talk Live
Sunday June 22, 2014 7:00pm - 10:00pm
LRN.FM Media Room

7:15pm

Tatiana Moroz
Speakers
avatar for Tatiana Moroz

Tatiana Moroz

Founder, Crypto Media Hub
As a graduate of Berklee College of Music, Tatiana has had an extensive music career managing and promoting top NY recording studios. She has become the premier female singer-songwriter in the Bitcoin and activist community. She has toured the globe singing and speaking alongside Ron Paul, Gary Johnson, Jill Stein, and Judge Napolitano at events including Inside Bitcoins, SXSW, Bitcoin South, NASDAQ, and the Libertarian National Convention... Read More →


Sunday June 22, 2014 7:15pm - 8:45pm
Porcupine Pavilion

9:00pm

Snowpiercer
In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.

Speakers
avatar for Liam Enael

Liam Enael

FSP Social Media Team
Member of the FSP's social media team, former Liberty Forum organizer and former Porcfest deputy organizer. Moved from Europe to NH in 2011 for the project.


Sunday June 22, 2014 9:00pm - 11:59pm
Porcupine Pavilion

1:00am

Michael Dean After Dark
Monday June 23, 2014 1:00am - 3:00am
LRN.FM Media Room
 
Monday, June 23
 

9:00am

Essential Oils 101
Hello PorcFest friends!

Did you know that using essential oils is a powerful way to:

  • lift your mood
  • aid in weight loss
  • support emotional healing
  • strengthen your immune system
  • assist in first aid and pain relief
  • purify the air in your environment
  • encourage mental clarity & improve focus
  • relieve stress and combat symptoms of hypertension and anxiety
  • use as a natural alternative to synthetic beauty & cleaning products 

Please join me to learn what essential oils are, how to use them, and why you would use an essential oil instead of a pharmaceutical.


Speakers
avatar for Jessica Alvey

Jessica Alvey

Wellness Advocate, doTERRA Essential Oils
Jessica Alvey is a work-at-home-mom of three beautiful children, living in rural Tennessee with her husband Jesse. She is passionate about homeschooling, gardening, chicken, dog, & cat wrangling, cooking, and natural health solutions.


Monday June 23, 2014 9:00am - 11:00am
Porcupine Pavilion

9:00am

10:00am

Libertarianism in Russia: Conquerring The Bear
Political system in Russia is very monopolized, but so as Libertarian Party cannot win the seats in State Duma we try to take advantage of any available opportunities winning local elections first. As an elected member of the municipal council, I deal with neighborhood issues, helping to improve the daily lives of people. Along with other members of the Libertarian Party of Russia I have been an active participant of a number of civil protest actions in Moscow getting arrested several times. Political situation in Russia is much more strict than in the US, especially recently, but even in dictatorship there are opportunities for liberty advocates to fight for more freedom. I am going to explain what an anarchist alone can do to change the system from within. Moreover, I would like to destroy the myth of Russians being totally supporters of Vladimir Putin and his military aggression. I will show that there is a strong liberty movement in Russia that is constantly growing.

Speakers
avatar for Vera Kichanova

Vera Kichanova

Libertarian Party of Russia
I am a municipal deputy in Moscow and a libertarian candidate for Moscow City Duma. I have tried lots of tools to change the world around and the first thing I took up was journalism. I started writing professionally for publications when I was 14 years old. Today I work for an independent online media Slon.ru covering local and national political issues daily. | | From 2009 I have been an active participant of a number of civil protest... Read More →


Monday June 23, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

10:00am

Cookie Decorating
Start the week off sweet with cookie decorating. This a chance for the early kids to meet and have enough daylight to burn off the extra energy.

Speakers

Monday June 23, 2014 10:00am - 12:00pm
Junior Porc. Lounge

11:00am

Biltong: The Better Jerky
Join Carla Gericke for a hands-on biltong making class. Biltong is a variety of cured meat that originates from South Africa (from where Carla hails). Biltong is a perfect, protein-packed snack that can last up to 10 years. Class-size is limited to 10, first come, first served. $5 donation if you want to taste this meaty morsel.

Speakers
avatar for Carla Gericke

Carla Gericke

President Emeritus, Free State Project
Former attorney, activist, and writer Carla Gericke is president emeritus of the Free State Project. This February, she triggered the move two years ahead of projections. In 2009 and 2010, Carla organized PorcFest, doubling attendance during this time. She has been attending since 2006, and remains amazed and inspired by the beauty of the vibe and the strength of the tribe on this liberty quest called PorcFest.


Monday June 23, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

11:00am

How To Fail Well
I am a 10 yr entrepreneur in the financial industry and the #1 thing most people don't understand about enterprise is that you generally come up with 20 ideas to find 1 that is profitable. Managing failure is thus THE first critical skill to achieving success.

Speakers
avatar for Taylor Davidson

Taylor Davidson

Owner, Neil Benton Arts & Entertainment
Taylor Davidson worked for most of his career as an entrepreneur and risk management consultant. Taylor worked in financial services for 17 yrs, during that time starting and running 2 separate insurance brokerages including his current agency, Neil Benton Arts & Entertainment. Over these years, Taylor developed expertise in creating targeted national marketing campaigns including an insurance program for career technical student organizations... Read More →


Monday June 23, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

12:00pm

Speaker/Events Orientation

Are you speaking at PorcFest? Come and learn about the events protocol, how to use our equipment and how to use a microphone. Even if you have spoken publicly previously you are encouraged to come and see how we do it so your event runs smoothly.


Speakers
avatar for Liam Enael

Liam Enael

FSP Social Media Team
Member of the FSP's social media team, former Liberty Forum organizer and former Porcfest deputy organizer. Moved from Europe to NH in 2011 for the project.


Monday June 23, 2014 12:00pm - 12:15pm
Porcupine Pavilion

12:00pm

From Project to Community
An open space technology session encouraging expression of individual's goals for the community they want to build in the free state. We'll encourage finding others by breaking out into groups focused on similar interests.


Monday June 23, 2014 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

12:15pm

Events Volunteer Orientation

If you volunteered for;

  • Audio/Visual
  • Band Helpers/Roadies
  • Event Set-up and Tear down

This short session will cover what your responsibilities will be during your shifts, how to use our equipment and give you an opportunity to answer any questions you may have.


Speakers
DB

Dylan Beyer

That A/V kid
avatar for Liam Enael

Liam Enael

FSP Social Media Team
Member of the FSP's social media team, former Liberty Forum organizer and former Porcfest deputy organizer. Moved from Europe to NH in 2011 for the project.


Monday June 23, 2014 12:15pm - 12:30pm
Porcupine Pavilion

1:00pm

Natural and DIY Body Care Products
In this workshop you will learn about the dangers of chemical toxins in conventional brands of personal care products. We will discuss alternative natural products that are available for toothpaste, hair color, Shampoo, conditioner, body soap, shave cream, moisturizers, makeup and even laundry detergent. You will create your own moisturizing lotion and toothpaste to take home. Reduce your carbon footprint and stop supporting corporations by making your own products with safe and simple ingredients!

Please note: This is a paid class, you can get tickets at http://porcfest.com/register/ 

Speakers
avatar for Shalon Spaulding

Shalon Spaulding

Massage Therapy for Men, Women, & Children, Body, Mind & Spirit, Shalon Spaulding
Shalon has been a Massage Therapist for 9 years and an Essential Oil Educator for 2 years. She is an advocate for natural and holistic options for healing and wellness. In her practice she helps clients reduce stress through mindfulness and body awareness and also teaches meditation. Her focus, both personally and professionally, is to reduce the toxicity (chemical, emotional, energetic) that we are inundated with. Health is empowerment and... Read More →


Monday June 23, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

1:00pm

Myths About Ayn Rand and Objectivism
Is Objectivism cold and heartless? Was Ayn Rand for the rich and against the poor? Is Objectivism elitist? Common myths about Ayn Rand's thought are discussed and debunked.

William R Thomas is Director of Programs at The Atlas Society, the home of open Objectivism. He is the primary contributor to the Amazon.com best-seller /Myths about Ayn Rand /http://www.amazon.com/Myths-about-Ayn-Rand-Insights-ebook/dp/B00E4UDLXK.

Speakers
avatar for William R. Thomas

William R. Thomas

Director of Programs / CFO, The Atlas Society
William R. Thomas is Director of Programs and CFO of The Atlas Society. He is also Lecturer in Economics at the University at Albany. He holds a Master's Degree in Economics from the University of Michigan. | | Thomas is the editor of Ethics at Work (2016) and of The Literary Art of Ayn Rand (2005, 2nd edition 2014), and he is author of Radical for Capitalism. He is the primary contributor to the best-selling Myths About Ayn Rand. He is also... Read More →


Monday June 23, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
BitTent

2:00pm

Create Your Own Liberty Event

There is little else that is more effective then communicating the ideas of liberty then large scale liberty events be they conferences, festivals or something else; people learn a great deal of information very quickly and also get to meet with libertarians to discuss the ideas they hear about.

The FSP currently organizes two liberty events in NH a year and participants organize various smaller events around the state, from Keenevention through to Seacoast Freedom Expo, but wouldn’t it be great if we could have one a month organized by movers and locals?

This session will cover the logistics of organizing events, common problems you will encounter when organizing down to hard data such as costs, effective marketing and various other topics that will help you execute a successful liberty event large or small.

We will also cover support the FSP participants can offer to events via the teams we have in place for our events from A/V support, equipment rental, marketing and other logistical support.


Speakers
avatar for Liam Enael

Liam Enael

FSP Social Media Team
Member of the FSP's social media team, former Liberty Forum organizer and former Porcfest deputy organizer. Moved from Europe to NH in 2011 for the project.


Monday June 23, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

2:00pm

Free World Order: A Libertarian Interventionist Perspective
There is a fallacy behind libertarian isolationism. A free country has an interest in a peaceful and free world. In this session, we will discuss the role government and individuals in promoting that interest. We will discuss whether the free countries are natural allies, and why tyranny is the enemy of peace.

William Thomas is Director of Programs at The Atlas Society, the home of open Objectivism. He is the author of "Objectivism Against Anarchy" and "Ayn Rand: Radical for Capitalism." Learn more about Objectivist foreign policy ideas:http://www.atlassociety.org/category/categories/foreign-affairs

Speakers
avatar for William R. Thomas

William R. Thomas

Director of Programs / CFO, The Atlas Society
William R. Thomas is Director of Programs and CFO of The Atlas Society. He is also Lecturer in Economics at the University at Albany. He holds a Master's Degree in Economics from the University of Michigan. | | Thomas is the editor of Ethics at Work (2016) and of The Literary Art of Ayn Rand (2005, 2nd edition 2014), and he is author of Radical for Capitalism. He is the primary contributor to the best-selling Myths About Ayn Rand. He is also... Read More →


Monday June 23, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
BitTent

3:00pm

Crowd-Sourcing Solutions
Through collaborative efforts, we can create solutions. Come and share your issues and lets work together to a resolution. Bring your problems and bring your friends.

Moderators
Monday June 23, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

3:00pm

Freeing the Population: Presentation and Discussion on Peacefully Transitioning to a Stateless Society, Consitutionally, Using the Current Legislative System
To believe the initiation of force is universally immoral is to believe the state immoral to at least some degree. Therefore in order to live in a moral society, the initiation of force must be abolished, which would abolish the state. This will be a presentation which overviews anarcho-capitalism and lays out a plan to move peacefully from our current government to an anarcho-capitalist society using the legislative process to Constitutionally shrink and eventually abolish the state.

The fun part will be the Q and A/ discussion after the 20-25 minute presentation. I'll invite the audience to voice questions and concerns about the transition to anarcho-capitalism, as well as the system itself.

The goal of this presentation and discussion is to introduce audience members to the ideas of anarcho-capitalism, and to a plan that achieves that end without societal upheaval. The other goal is to answer questions and address concerns with the system in a discussion setting where the audience participates as much as the presenter.

Speakers
avatar for Joe Jarvis

Joe Jarvis

Author
I love writing, politics, and nature. Good conversations, good friends, and good beer. | | Published my first novel earlier this year with the help of Free Press Publications. I will be talking about themes in "Anarchy in New England" at PorcFest, as well as selling my book. I have been researching and writing about politics on JoeJarvis.me for three years.


Monday June 23, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

3:00pm

Merengue Dance Lesson

A different "partner dance" step will be taught at 3pm in The Arcade each full day of PorcFest XI, culminating in a social dance on Saturday afternoon in which each of the steps can be used. 

Merengue is a simple Latin dance that anyone can do.  As such, it is a great dance for social mixing.  In this class, all the leaders will end up dancing with all the followers.  Once the basic "step" is learned, which takes about 40 seconds, one can add in arm movements from most any other dance, for endless variety.


Speakers
avatar for Melinda Nielsen

Melinda Nielsen

Scheduling Coordinator, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
I am a recovering social democrat. Still-social democrat friends and family ask me for the concrete details of a free society, and I don't have many answers, but I am clear on non-aggression. I love learning, dancing, meeting new people and ideas, and off-road cycling. I don't love grappling with ADHD, but it's teaching me (slowly!) to work with reality as it is. | | I am also a recovering sexual person. Several months ago my therapist... Read More →


Monday June 23, 2014 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Arcade

4:00pm

Easy Homemade Mozzarella Cheese
Learn to make 30 minute Mozzarella cheese. This is very quick, easy and delicious. It was featured in the chefs choice award winning entry at Porcfest last year. And yes, we will be eating what we make!

Speakers
AL

Alicia Lekas

Alicia's PorcFest Personalized Postcards & Photocards


Monday June 23, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

5:00pm

DIY firearms overview: Laws, logistics, and resources
If you have ever thought about building your own firearm, there is a lot you need to know. Besides technical gunsmithing information, it’s important to consider legal ramifications, as well. This course will cover an overview of the current state of affairs related to do-it-yourself firearms, including everything from muzzleloader kits to 80% frames to 3D printed guns, from custom 1911 pistols to modern sporting rifles in the AR mode. Get a better understanding of what’s involved, what’s possible, and areas that are coming under increasing scrutiny by government officials.

Speakers
avatar for William Sampson

William Sampson

Editor/President, CCI Media LLC/Western Sky Publishing Inc.
William Sampson is the editor of CabinetMakerFDM magazine for CCI Media LLC and also runs a separate business as president of Western Sky Publishing Inc. As editor of CabinetMakerFDM, he has used is lifelong entrepreneurial experience to help small manufacturers succeed in business. He developed a national pricing survey for custom woodworking and has spoken on business pricing issues all across the country. As president of Western Sky... Read More →


Monday June 23, 2014 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

5:00pm

From Project to Community
An open space technology session encouraging expression of individual's goals for the community they want to build in the free state. We'll encourage finding others by breaking out into groups focused on similar interests.


Monday June 23, 2014 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

5:00pm

The Angel Clark Show
Monday June 23, 2014 5:00pm - 7:00pm
LRN.FM Media Room

5:30pm

Ice Breaker
This is an icebreaker designed to draw out interesting and positive information about the participants, each person answering the question to their partner, then moving on to the next partner for another question. This activity is suitable for children; you are encouraged to bring the whole family.

Speakers
avatar for Melinda Nielsen

Melinda Nielsen

Scheduling Coordinator, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
I am a recovering social democrat. Still-social democrat friends and family ask me for the concrete details of a free society, and I don't have many answers, but I am clear on non-aggression. I love learning, dancing, meeting new people and ideas, and off-road cycling. I don't love grappling with ADHD, but it's teaching me (slowly!) to work with reality as it is. | | I am also a recovering sexual person. Several months ago my therapist... Read More →


Monday June 23, 2014 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Junior Porc. Lounge

6:00pm

Basics of Legislative Activism
So you think you want to influence what bills become laws and which do not but aren't sure how or if it's for you. Legislative activism is a great way to have an impact on the lives and liberty of your neighbors. This will be an introductory overview of what is involved, the overall legislative process, what you will need to do and learn to become an effective activist, and some general advice to get you started.
We will focus on the NH process, but most of it can be applied to other states. You can take what you learn here and know what questions to ask when you get back home.

Speakers
avatar for Rich Tomasso

Rich Tomasso

In addition to being a freelance writer and software engineer by trade, Rich has been active in grassroots politics for many years. He has been a leader in various pro-liberty organizations including the NH Liberty Alliance and local taxpayers groups, and is currently the chairman of the Libertarian Party of NH. He was a co-organizer of the coalition that led the fight to keep NH out of the federal government's REAL ID scheme and has been... Read More →


Monday June 23, 2014 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

6:00pm

Smores
A fun little get together at the Gibson’s campsite. Smore supplies will be provided or bring your own.

Monday June 23, 2014 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Playground

7:00pm

7:00pm

Free Talk Live
Monday June 23, 2014 7:00pm - 10:00pm
LRN.FM Media Room

7:15pm

Iron Sky
In the last moments of World War II, a secret Nazi space program evaded destruction by fleeing to the Dark Side of the Moon. During 70 years of utter secrecy, the Nazis construct a gigantic space fortress with a massive armada of flying saucers.

Monday June 23, 2014 7:15pm - 9:15pm
Porcupine Pavilion

9:15pm

Lexx - I Worship His Shadow
A group of desperate fugitives from an interplanetary tyranny find themselves in control of a massively powerful starship.

Monday June 23, 2014 9:15pm - 10:45pm
Porcupine Pavilion

1:00am

Michael Dean After Dark
Tuesday June 24, 2014 1:00am - 3:00am
LRN.FM Media Room
 
Tuesday, June 24
 

9:00am

How to explain to the Faith based groups that Jesus was a Libertarian
We will explore the teachings and parables of Jesus that contribute to a more free and just society. His historic record is the greatest legal authority on all freedom matters concerning domestic tranquility ,economics, public policy, and all other disciplines concerning loving your neighbor as yourself.

Speakers
avatar for Bob Pyle

Bob Pyle

Pastor, New Beginnings
The Truth shall set you free! Do Justly, Walk Humbly and Love Mercy.


Tuesday June 24, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
BitTent

9:00am

Compost Powered Renewable Energy
This workshop will offer a comprehensive introduction to a new proven form of renewable energy that has been developed through projects in Vermont and. New Hampshire, which captures heat and hot water from specially built compost systems. Compost Power can be economically viable without subsidies and can be done at any scale to heat homes, greenhouses or wash water without any fuel consumption. Gaelan Brown, Founder of CompostPower.org and author of the book “The Compost Powered Water Heater” will present the history and science of the concept along with case studies of projects of all scales including homestead/small-greenhouse heating and large scale farm systems such as the one operating at the University of New Hampshire’s organic dairy farm. Attendees will leave with a solid understand of how to put to compost heat recovery to work for their homestead, greenhouse or farm. Autographed copies of Brown’s book will be available. Seewww.CompostPower.org for videos and more information about the concept.

Speakers
avatar for Gaelan Brown

Gaelan Brown

Consultant, Agrilab Technologies
Gaelan is Founder of CompostPower.org, a non-profit research network that has developed successful compost-based energy systems, assisted with projects across the US and the globe from Siberia to Agentina, and refined research parameters for commercialization of the concept. In May of 2014 his first book, “The Compost Powered Water Heater” was published by W.W. Norton, a large US publisher. | Over the years he has also worked as an... Read More →


Tuesday June 24, 2014 9:00am - 11:00am
Porcupine Pavilion

9:00am

Knitting 101
Come learn how to use two sticks and some "string" to make something useful and/or pretty. Knitting isn't just for women!

If you've never knit before, or need a refresher, this class is a great place to start. Kristine will teach the basic knit stitch and how to cast on, as well as how to recover from the dreaded dropped stitch. Each student will leave with enough yarn to make a scarf or set of potholders, and a pair of knitting needles. A handout will be provided with links to help on the internet so you can recover once you are no longer at PorcFest where Kristine can assist you.

Speakers
avatar for Kristine Boncer

Kristine Boncer

Owner / Artist, Curious Creek Fibers
Kristine moved from San Diego to New Hampshire in 2012, after signing the FSP SOI back in 2002. Kristine is an entrepreneur who has started and owned two businesses over the past 16 years. Her current business is Curious Creek Fibers, a hand-dyed yarn company. She teaches knitting, spinning, dyeing, and weaving classes around the country, and at her home studio. She recently retired from providing administrative and newsletter editorship to the... Read More →


Tuesday June 24, 2014 9:00am - 11:00am
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

9:00am

Hike for kids
Get those legs moving and go on a hike.

Tuesday June 24, 2014 9:00am - 11:00am
Offsite

9:00am

10:00am

DIY Conflict Resolution: No DROs? No Problem.

Let's face it, we're all here together at PorcFest because somewhere deep down in each one of us there is an ultimately optimistic compulsion to embrace the full weight of the challenges that lie in the great contest of pursuing "liberty in our lifetime." It's hardly a smooth process. To many folks, the idea of a society imbued with Complete Liberty is downright morbid, if not impossible. We have to actively demonstrate that living by the first principles is not an ugly, untenable proposition, rather it actually works by putting the advantages of choice and nonviolence on full display. We can make the obviously preferable, mutually beneficial results of true freedom easily self-apparent, but not until vast improvements to how we communicate are made. This presentation will explore how we can make communicating the ideas of individual liberty effortless and contagiously appealing by modeling win-win strategies for our social interactions, transactions, and conflicts using the methodology of Nonviolent Communication. Following the presentation will be an interactive workshop providing audience members with a chance to experience applying NVC to the familiar challenges inherent to practicing the NAP and Self-Interest consistently in a still-Statist society. 


Speakers
WP

Will Pangman

Chief Communications Officer, Tapeke
I'm convinced that Bitcoin is for everybody.


Tuesday June 24, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
BitTent

10:00am

Bird feeders
Reuse an aluminum can to make a bird feeder. Decorate, add bird seed and hang from a tree on your site and at home

Tuesday June 24, 2014 10:00am - 12:00pm
Junior Porc. Lounge

11:00am

Strangers in a Strange Land. How Libertarians Work in Mental Health Care Today. How Mental Health Care Might Work in a Voluntary Society.
Nicki, a Mental Health Clinician (and Liberty Doll from Facebook) and Jim, a psychiatrist (with no alter ego on Facebook) have both noticed that their pro-liberty ideals at times put them at odds with their coworkers, or the functioning of their field in general AND that their working in mental health also tends to put them at odds with others in the liberty movement. They will talk about how libertarian ideals affect working in the mental health field today, including insights and advantages that their ideals provide them, how they can facilitate their ideals through their jobs, and how they sometimes have to compromise their ideals as part of their jobs, or even how their ideals may affect their job security. They will also talk about how mental health care might be provided in a voluntary society, for various problems and in various patient populations. They hope to convince others that there is no reason for mental health professionals and individuals within the liberty movement to be natural enemies. We are not the thought police. We are not tranquilizing children so that they will sit still in the government schools. We also acknowledge that we are not necessarily speaking for all of our colleagues in those regards. Questions and discussion from the audience is encouraged, as long as the NAP/ZAP is adhered to.

Speakers

Tuesday June 24, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
BitTent

11:00am

Liberty Brings Us Together (the historic evolution of liberty)
Muslims 4 Liberty Director William Coley will be offering an academic discussion of the evolution of the concept of liberty, as it has developed throughout history. Take a trip through time, as we explore how secular, religious, and philosophical thinkers have added to the understanding that man is born with inherent natural rights of property, free thought, and personal protection. 

Speakers
avatar for Will Coley

Will Coley

National Director, M4L (Muslims for Liberty)
William Coley is a native of Lenoir City, Tennessee. | As National Director for Muslims 4 Liberty, Coley has spent the last five years as a visible political activist within the Muslim community. Mr Coley worked as co-host of America's first Tea Party radio show "Tea Party Patriots Live" on WORL, 660 Orlando. During his time as co-host of TPPL he and show co-host Phil Russo brought to light an obscure campaign to unseat two activist judges on... Read More →


Tuesday June 24, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

11:00am

Mental Health First Aid without Law Enforcement Officer Intervention
This class will focus on the following topics: what is a mental illness; how to recognize a mental health emergency; how to respond to various types of mental health emergencies; what is a safety plan and how to make one for your loved one or yourself; what to do if the situation becomes violent and Law Enforcement Officers need to be called in and what to say to them about the situation.

Speakers
avatar for Leslee Ann Petersen

Leslee Ann Petersen

Founder, Love in Liberty
Leslee Petersen stands at an intersection of mental health, alternative relationships, and liberty activism. Her values are inclusiveness, openness, sex-positivity, emotional libertarianism, active mindedness, Risk Aware Consensual Kink, conscious monogamy, and ethical non-monogamy. She loves coffee and cats.


Tuesday June 24, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

11:00am

Bachata Dance Lesson
Bachata is a very romantic Dominican social dance. It's often a part of salsa dancing socials. Basic steps are pretty easy to learn and then we may have more fun with this popular music!

Speakers
avatar for Yury Polozov

Yury Polozov

Creator, Dancing Porcupines & Porc Yoga
Creator of Dancing Porcupines and Porc Yoga, Yury Polozov is also known as a volunteer photographer at many libertarian events. He is trying to make the community healthier by leading by example from healthy food to yoga and dancing. His yoga sessions at Porcfest, in Keene, Manchester, and other locations give people the much needed chance to calm down, stretch, breathe, meditate, and pay attention to their own body. Yury came to NH from New York... Read More →


Tuesday June 24, 2014 11:00am - 12:30pm
Arcade

12:00pm

Speaker/Events Orientation
Are you speaking at PorcFest? Come and learn about the events protocol, how to use our equipment and how to use a microphone. Even if you have spoken publicly previously you are encouraged to come and see how we do it so your event runs smoothly.

Speakers
avatar for Liam Enael

Liam Enael

FSP Social Media Team
Member of the FSP's social media team, former Liberty Forum organizer and former Porcfest deputy organizer. Moved from Europe to NH in 2011 for the project.


Tuesday June 24, 2014 12:00pm - 12:15pm
Porcupine Pavilion

12:00pm

Yoga with Stephanie Murphy
This is a fun, athletic yoga practice for people of all experience levels and all ages. We will keep you moving and challenge your strength and flexibility. If you are a beginner, learn yoga basics and test your individual flexibility and strength with stretching and body weight exercises. If you are a yoga pro, you will have the opportunity to practice challenging and unusual poses. Please bring a water bottle, and (optionally) a beach towel or yoga mat. This is the fourth year that yoga practices hosted by Stephanie Murphy have been held at PorcFest. Past classes have been fun and very well attended!

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Murphy

Stephanie Murphy

Stephanie Murphy, PhD, is a voice actor whose credits include numerous video narrations, TV and radio ads for major national brands, a dozen audiobooks, as well as projects sprinkled throughout the liberty movement. She hosts the popular podcast Let’s Talk Bitcoin and has been a part of several other podcasts since 2009. Stephanie is an organizer at Fr33 Aid, which provides volunteer first aid at PorcFest. She is also a yoga teacher and has led... Read More →


Tuesday June 24, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
BitTent

12:00pm

Tell the Story, Be the Media
With advancement in technology in a constant connected world, communication reach has never been easier. I'll be discussing the importance to this community about being open on the internet in regards to blogging, social status updates, photos, and videos. We are at ground zero of the liberty movement and the story of building a free voluntary society deserves to be told.

Speakers

Tuesday June 24, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

12:15pm

Events Volunteer Orientation

If you volunteered for;

  • Audio/Visual
  • Band Helpers/Roadies
  • Event Set-up and Tear down

This short session will cover what your responsibilities will be during your shifts, how to use our equipment and give you an opportunity to answer any questions you may have.


Speakers
DB

Dylan Beyer

That A/V kid
avatar for Liam Enael

Liam Enael

FSP Social Media Team
Member of the FSP's social media team, former Liberty Forum organizer and former Porcfest deputy organizer. Moved from Europe to NH in 2011 for the project.


Tuesday June 24, 2014 12:15pm - 12:30pm
Porcupine Pavilion

1:00pm

Practical Activism: Effective Fair booths/Tabling
Participant will learn essential techniques in creating an effective fair booth, vendor, or information table. Learn how to effectively organize your booth or table, hook the audience and deliver a short but compelling presentation to get your idea or product into the hands of the public. Learn also what not to do and common pitfalls of fair booths and information tables.

Speakers
SH

Steven Howard

Owner, Law Office of Steven J. Howard
"Law in the service of Liberty" is my office's Motto. I am a committed liberty activist who focusses on education and community outreach. I have developed and organized statewide tours for educational events like "A Citizen's Toolbox" (giving the average person the tools they need to be engaged in the political process), "Campaigning Nuts and Bolts" (training for candidates and their campaigns in running for local office), and "We Can't... Read More →


Tuesday June 24, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

1:00pm

Mindful Living
Stressed? Mind racing constantly? Mindful living can change all that. Learn how to be calm and centered in your everyday life and when challenges hit you. 


Tuesday June 24, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

1:00pm

Paleo vs. The State
The Rise of the State was dependent on and caused by the Rise of Agriculture. Fight the State by reducing your dependence on state-subsidized agriculture and healthcare, and feel better and be more productive too! Learn about the philosophical underpinnings and technical details of the paleo/primal lifestyle. Also useful to prep for the Zombiepocalypse.

Speakers
avatar for Matt Philips

Matt Philips

President, Free State Project
Matt Philips majored in politics at Princeton and interned at the Cato Institute before joining Internet advertising pioneer DoubleClick (now owned by Google). He then co-founded Right Media (bought by Yahoo!). He now lives in New Hampshire, where he is the president of the Free State Project. He volunteers as a Black Rock Ranger at Burning Man. His interests include paleo/primal and first aid.


Tuesday June 24, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
BitTent

2:00pm

How To Construct A Distillation Unit To Produce Clean Drinkable Water
At this talk, we will show you how to build an apparatus to produce clean distilled water. We will talk about legal implications, construction of a multi-purpose distillation unit and operating procedures. We will have an actual unit to display and a .pdf of how to construct a distillation column will be available upon request.

Speakers
avatar for Gloria Leustek

Gloria Leustek

Partner & Teacher, Porcupine Acres
I have always been active in the Free State Project. Having been here just over a year, I have gotten very involved. I regularly attend town Select Board meeting, I spearheaded the PorcBuddies program for new movers, and I am a lead coordinator for PorcFest IIIX. I also teach Beekeeping, Mead Making, and other homesteading classes. I just started a new Farm to Market business and have a small flock of chickens along with our bee hives. I love to... Read More →


Tuesday June 24, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

2:00pm

Do You Even Collectivism, Bro?
A brief review of collectivism, examining it as a tool whose application can be negative or positive depending on the intent of the user(s). The difference between socialism and collectivism as defined by Karl Marx.

Speakers

Tuesday June 24, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

2:00pm

Solving the Pricing Puzzle for Small Scale Entrepreneurs
The dream of being your own boss and running your own enterprise quickly runs up against the reality of trying to make it pay. Too many people go into business without the solid foundation of business basics to help them solve fundamental problems such as how to price their work. This session will cover how to reconcile pricing to make a profit with pricing for a market. In addition to reviewing pricing fundamentals, we'll talk in everyday language about common pricing strategies and why they work or don't work for various situations. While this talk will use examples drawn mostly from craft and small manufacturing, the discussion will expand to broaden the scope as wide as the interests of the audience. Learn how to better figure your costs, how to do key market research, and most importantly, how to make sure your prices allow you to make the profit you need.

Speakers
avatar for William Sampson

William Sampson

Editor/President, CCI Media LLC/Western Sky Publishing Inc.
William Sampson is the editor of CabinetMakerFDM magazine for CCI Media LLC and also runs a separate business as president of Western Sky Publishing Inc. As editor of CabinetMakerFDM, he has used is lifelong entrepreneurial experience to help small manufacturers succeed in business. He developed a national pricing survey for custom woodworking and has spoken on business pricing issues all across the country. As president of Western Sky... Read More →


Tuesday June 24, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
BitTent

2:00pm

Survivor bracelets
Learn to make a survival bracelet.

Tuesday June 24, 2014 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Junior Porc. Lounge

3:00pm

Crowd-Sourcing Solutions
Through collaborative efforts, we can create solutions. Come and share your issues and lets work together to a resolution. Bring your problems and bring your friends.
 


Tuesday June 24, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

3:00pm

Thebitmom.com Women in Bitcoin
Featuring entrepreneual movers and shakers in the Bitcoin world.

Tatiana Moroz, Tatianacoin.com
Jessica Arman, mymagicmud.com
Tracy Ward, Pinkeys Paleotillas
MK Lords, Bitcoinnotbombs.com

Speakers
avatar for Catherine Bleish

Catherine Bleish

Center for Natural Living
avatar for Tatiana Moroz

Tatiana Moroz

Founder, Crypto Media Hub
As a graduate of Berklee College of Music, Tatiana has had an extensive music career managing and promoting top NY recording studios. She has become the premier female singer-songwriter in the Bitcoin and activist community. She has toured the globe singing and speaking alongside Ron Paul, Gary Johnson, Jill Stein, and Judge Napolitano at events including Inside Bitcoins, SXSW, Bitcoin South, NASDAQ, and the Libertarian National Convention... Read More →
avatar for Stephanie Murphy

Stephanie Murphy

Stephanie Murphy, PhD, is a voice actor whose credits include numerous video narrations, TV and radio ads for major national brands, a dozen audiobooks, as well as projects sprinkled throughout the liberty movement. She hosts the popular podcast Let’s Talk Bitcoin and has been a part of several other podcasts since 2009. Stephanie is an organizer at Fr33 Aid, which provides volunteer first aid at PorcFest. She is also a yoga teacher and has led... Read More →
avatar for Lyn Ulbricht

Lyn Ulbricht

Lyn Ulbricht is the mother of Ross Ulbricht, the creator of the Silk Road website. Ross was convicted of seven felony counts. Deeply involved with her son’s defense, Lyn has worked to bring awareness to the case through www.FreeRoss.org, media interviews, public appearances, and other efforts. Since Ross was arrested, she has witnessed how the government prosecutes citizens, suppresses evidence, and violates the Constitution. She believes... Read More →


Tuesday June 24, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
BitTent

3:00pm

How the NDAA turns America into a battlefield, and what you can do about it
The 2012 National Defense Authorization Act is one of the most dangerous laws ever passed. It violates 14 provisions of the U.S. Constitution, and allows the military to indefinitely detain any person without charge or trial.

But it does much more than that. By declaring America a "battlefield," the military can now torture and assassinate American citizens, lock down US cities, institute widespread surveillance, and more. Cities across America are fighting back. Learn more about the NDAA, and what you can do about it in your community.

Speakers
avatar for Dan Johnson

Dan Johnson

National Director, People Against the NDAA
Dan Johnson is 20 years old, founder of People Against the NDAA (PANDA), and a nationally renown writer and speaker. He founded PANDA in January 2012, and it has since become the largest Anti-NDAA organization in America, introducing or pushing over 18 pieces of state and numerous pieces of local anti-NDAA legislation. A grassroots, nonpartisan, nonviolent organization, PANDA is supported by groups across the political spectrum united to... Read More →


Tuesday June 24, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Trigger The Move Tent

3:00pm

Ballroom Dance

A different "partner dance" step will be taught at 3pm in The Arcade each full day of PorcFest XI, culminating in a social dance on Saturday afternoon in which each of the steps can be used.

There are innumerable ballroom dance steps, including waltz, quickstep, cha-cha, samba, etc. Tony will teach one or more, depending on the desires of those who come to the class. 


Speakers
avatar for Mayor Tony

Mayor Tony

Mayor, Free State Project
Porcfests very own official unofficial Mayor. While not holding any real office of state or government, is always willing to share his own often unique philosophies. Believing the biggest evil today is centralized government and central planning, Tony often talks about a completely decentralized and new peer2peer technologies seizing control from an overbearing government.


Tuesday June 24, 2014 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Arcade

3:00pm

Beekeeping and a Self Sufficient (or Agorist) Lifestyle
Beekeeping provides you with honey and a satisfying hobby. It also provides pollinators for your nearby gardens/orchards. Honey can obviously be eaten or cooked with, and can be fermented to make mead. Beeswax can be used to make candles and used in soapmaking, among other uses. Pollen and propolis can be collected from hives and have been used as supplements. Rearing queen bees can provide a second line of income. Etc, etc, etc.

Speakers

Tuesday June 24, 2014 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

4:00pm

Consensual Public Agreements
The purpose of this session is to introduce and brainstorm the concept of a new framework for consensual public agreements. Coercive government uses mature methods and institutions for developing and implementing public agreements that do not involve unanimous consent. Those methods and institutions are dated and they systematically violate dissenters. Increasing political instability and dissent, coupled with technological advances, may create a market for alternatives to existing governmental paradigms that would be well served by a new framework. Come exchange ideas. Is a new framework a good idea? What would such a framework would look like? What next steps make sense?

Speakers
avatar for Varrin Swearingen

Varrin Swearingen

Liberty Ecclesia
Varrin Swearingen is a Christian, husband, father, teacher, libertarian, musician, and international airline pilot. He was born and raised in California and was first exposed to libertarian ideas in elementary school. | | He is one of three graduates of Pioneer Christian Academy, a school started and operated by Marshall Fritz, who was also the founder of the Advocates for Self-Government and Network for Educational Opportunity. | | Varrin... Read More →


Tuesday June 24, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
BitTent

4:00pm

Worker Co-ops: An Introduction
An introduction to the history and current status of worker cooperatives in New England and around the world. 


Tuesday June 24, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

5:00pm

The Million Mask March Reloaded
It may not be possible to turn the world into a perfect place, but we encourage people to make the positive changes they want to see happen in their communities. Legal protests are our First Amendment right, and they can be used to peacefully spread important messages about what is going on in the world, country, state, city or even neighborhood.

Speakers

Tuesday June 24, 2014 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

5:00pm

The Role of The Story Teller
This will be a 30 minute talk on the importance of the story teller, and how to successfully tell stories, followed by a 30 minute audience interactive session.

Speakers
avatar for Ben Stone

Ben Stone

After years in the aerospace industry and in private business, Ben Stone was set to enjoy his retirement years, tending his vegetable garden and trying to be a good Quaker. But one thing stood in his way; a vision of the State, distinct from traditional views of government, that no one else was talking about. An old vision reaching back into antiquity, exposing that enemy of mankind and shining a light on chains that bind humanity. | For Ben... Read More →


Tuesday June 24, 2014 5:00pm - 6:00pm
BitTent

5:00pm

Family mixer/potluck
Come and bring a small dish to share while you mingle with other Free State families

Tuesday June 24, 2014 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Junior Porc. Lounge

5:00pm

The Angel Clark Show
Tuesday June 24, 2014 5:00pm - 7:00pm
LRN.FM Media Room

6:00pm

School Is Obsolete - Alt Self Ed
Need an education? Want to learn a language? Learn a skill? A career? You can do all that without wasting years of your life and spending your life savings in school. We all have the tools today to learn, or be, anything we want.

Speakers

Tuesday June 24, 2014 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

6:00pm

The Five B's Every Anarchist Should Know
Jeff Berwick, the Dollar Vigilante, returns to add two more B's to his list of items necessary in every Anarchist's toolbox to survive the coming collapse of the monetary system. Last year he featured Bitcoin, Bullion and Bullets. This year he adds Bud (medical marijuana) to the list and an existential item important for survival and prosperity, Being.

Speakers
avatar for Jeff Berwick

Jeff Berwick

CEO & Host, The Dollar Vigilante & Anarchast
Anarcho-Capitalist.  Libertarian.  Freedom fighter against mankind’s two biggest enemies, the State and the Central Banks.  Jeff Berwick is the founder of The Dollar Vigilante, CEO of TDV Media & Services and host of the popular video podcast,Anarchast.  Jeff is a prominent speaker at many of the world’s freedom, investment and gold conferences as well as regularly in the media including CNBC... Read More →


Tuesday June 24, 2014 6:00pm - 7:00pm
BitTent

7:00pm

Blog for the FSP!
Calling all NH-based independent media! Join Carla Gericke and the FSP editorial team to learn how YOU can blog for the FSP. This class will walk you through the practical steps of blogging on FreeStateProject.org. Want more eyeballs on your projects? More traffic on your site? Let’s implement a win-win cross-posting model.

Speakers
avatar for Carla Gericke

Carla Gericke

President Emeritus, Free State Project
Former attorney, activist, and writer Carla Gericke is president emeritus of the Free State Project. This February, she triggered the move two years ahead of projections. In 2009 and 2010, Carla organized PorcFest, doubling attendance during this time. She has been attending since 2006, and remains amazed and inspired by the beauty of the vibe and the strength of the tribe on this liberty quest called PorcFest.


Tuesday June 24, 2014 7:00pm - 8:00pm
BitTent

7:00pm

Kids Movie Night: Babe
Tuesday June 24, 2014 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Junior Porc. Lounge

7:00pm

Alongside Night
Alongside Night is the story of the final economic collapse of the United States as seen through the eyes of 16-year-old Elliot Vreeland, searching for his missing Nobel-laureate-economist father, and the mysterious teenage "Lorimer" whom Elliot meets in a black-market underground, whose own father might be the reason Elliot's father is missing.

Please note this is an offsite screening and requires the purchase of a ticket.

Tuesday June 24, 2014 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Offsite

7:00pm

Free Talk Live
Tuesday June 24, 2014 7:00pm - 10:00pm
LRN.FM Media Room

7:30pm

Thirteen Years
Tuesday June 24, 2014 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Porcupine Pavilion

9:00pm

DIY or DIE: How To Survive as an Independent Artist, with DIY audio Q&A with the Director.
This documentary features interviews with Ian MacKaye (Fugazi), J Mascis (Dinosaur jr.), John John Jesse (Demonic Erotic painter), Jim Rose (Jim Rose Sideshow), Jim Thirwell (Foetus), Lydia Lunch, Mike Watt (Minutemen), Richard Kern (Filmmaker), Ron Asheton (Stooges), Madagin Shive (Bonfire Madagin), Dave Brockie (Gwar) and many others. The 60-minute film explores the methods and motivations of independent American artists working in different genres and mediums. "DIY or Die" profiles a fascinating group of icons and unknowns working in various media including print, film, graphic art, performance art and music.

Speakers
avatar for Michael W. Dean

Michael W. Dean

CAO (Chief Anarchy Officer), Freedom Feens
Host of the Freedom Feens, lover of cats, and radio personality.


Tuesday June 24, 2014 9:00pm - 11:59pm
Porcupine Pavilion

9:00pm

Sovereign Living Episodes 1-3
Sovereign Living is an educational reality based program that follows the Blush Family in their quest to lead a more natural and voluntary life. Topics covered include self sufficiency, stateless conflict resolution, natural home births, alternative currencies, Porcfest, natural medicine / alternative healthcare, and more! Come see never before screened episodes. The production value of this show sets the bar for liberty media moving forward. 

Speakers
avatar for Catherine Bleish

Catherine Bleish

Center for Natural Living


Tuesday June 24, 2014 9:00pm - 11:59pm
Junior Porc. Lounge

9:30pm

Star Parties
On any night during which the sky is sufficiently clear, I will host a star party using my Celestron 5SE Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope and Stellarium running on my laptop, so that others can determine, at a glance, the celestial objects that are above the horizon at that place and time. I will also introduce others to astrophotography by mounting my Canon DSLR camera to the back of the telescope. This is an ideal time and place for a star party, since we will be at high elevation and away from light pollution, and Porcfest XI occurs during a new moon (ensuring dark skies). There are a lot of nice deep sky objects visible in late June.

Speakers
avatar for Matt Genack

Matt Genack

I have a B.S. and M.S. in electrical engineering, with a course emphasis on electromagnetics and masters research in vacuum electronics (specifically, traveling wave tubes (TWTs)). I have an Extra level amateur radio license (my call sign is KI4STB) from the FCC, and have contacted ham radio operators across North America and Europe on the 20 meter band with my 100 Watt transceiver and a homemade antenna from my former apartment residence in... Read More →


Tuesday June 24, 2014 9:30pm - 11:00pm
Upper Picnic Tent

10:00pm

Peace News Now
Tuesday June 24, 2014 10:00pm - 11:59pm
LRN.FM Media Room

1:00am

Michael Dean After Dark
Wednesday June 25, 2014 1:00am - 3:00am
LRN.FM Media Room
 
Wednesday, June 25
 

9:00am

9:30am

BrunchFest Setup

Wednesday June 25, 2014 9:30am - 10:30am
Porcupine Pavilion

10:00am

The Law Enforcement Growth Industry, Police Misconduct & Accountability
The Law Enforcement Growth Industry, Police Misconduct & Accountability. Legal survival in a fascist age

Speakers
avatar for Dennis Burk  Lintz

Dennis Burk Lintz

♦ Retired ☮ Paralegal Investigations ☮
I was a licensed professional from 1982 to 2012 in legal services, and litigation support with a special personal interest in “Civil Rights” issues. I am also an ex-Vietnam Era Army Medic™ veteran. I also play guitar as an instrument of choice; I ♥ the blues, folk, southern rock and classic rock, and used to play protest music and such publicly in the coffee houses of the late '60's and very early '70's, and wrote for progressive... Read More →


Wednesday June 25, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
BitTent

10:00am

Marshmallow shooters
Make a marshmallow shooter and see who can make theirs go the farthest or highest.

Wednesday June 25, 2014 10:00am - 12:00pm
Junior Porc. Lounge

10:30am

BrunchFest

First Annual PorcFest Brunch Fest: Wednesday, June 25th, 10:30AM, in the Pavilion. CONTESTANTS: FREE to enter, but you must register in advance. You supply your entry dish, we supply the rest. You can prepare your dish either in the pavilion, or at your site then bring it to the pavilion. Arrive at the Pavilion as far in advance of the start time as you will need for preparation and set up of your dish. If using a camp stove, you must have a heat proof stand for it. Let us know if you need electricity, so we can be sure to have the right number of outlets set up. The kitchen area of the Pavilion will not be available for use. This competition is focused on dishes that do NOT fit into the One Pot Cook Off. Snacks and desserts are encouraged, but just about anything goes. Drinks can also compete, but please include a non-alcohol version for non-drinkers. Got a great dish that doesn’t fit in with the Cook Off? This is your event to win! Think you can win this AND the Cook Off? Go for it! Enter BOTH! Prizes will be in the form of alt-currencies, not FRNs. (Bribery of the judiciary is encouraged!)

The main goal of this event is FUN & eating up some good tasting food. It is intended to compliment, not compete-with, the main One Pot CookOff.

DINERS/JUDGES: Check in at 10:30 in the Pavilion. You will receive a score card to rate the entries on a score of 1-10. You will be judging taste, appearance, showmanship, bribes, etc.; whatever you think is best and most important. Your $9 entry will allow you to sample many dishes, treats, and drinks.

To sign up as a contestant or to purchase diner/judge tickets, see the PorcFest registration page. If you have questions, post 'em at https://www.facebook.com/events/663411290386777/

We look forward to seeing you there!



Wednesday June 25, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

11:00am

Lean Startup Approach
Most startups fail, but it doesn't have to be that way." Lean Startup founder Eric Ries defines a startup as an organization dedicated to creating something new under conditions of extreme uncertainty. The Lean Startup Approach offers entrepreneurs a framework that lets them test their ideas continuously, and shift directions with agility. Rather than spending months or years building out an elaborate untested idea, learn how to fail quickly and measure to determine what customers really want. 

Speakers

Wednesday June 25, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
BitTent

11:00am

Politics: What They Didn't Want You To Know
Last year, the Capitol of New York passed a resolution banning NDAA indefinite detention.Three towns in Massachusetts, two cities and a county in Idaho have since done the same. None of these cities wanted to, yet a grassroots movement appeared in a few months in each of them that forced them to listen to the people.

You've been listening to politicians too long. Dan Johnson, 20 year old Founder of PANDA, will explain how they were able to win in local government...and why so many people, businesses, and organization are losing...but how you can win. 

Speakers
avatar for Dan Johnson

Dan Johnson

National Director, People Against the NDAA
Dan Johnson is 20 years old, founder of People Against the NDAA (PANDA), and a nationally renown writer and speaker. He founded PANDA in January 2012, and it has since become the largest Anti-NDAA organization in America, introducing or pushing over 18 pieces of state and numerous pieces of local anti-NDAA legislation. A grassroots, nonpartisan, nonviolent organization, PANDA is supported by groups across the political spectrum united to... Read More →


Wednesday June 25, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Trigger The Move Tent

11:00am

The Touch of the Trivium
Using Plato's Allegory of the cave to explain The Trivium, Freedom and the process of awakening.


Wednesday June 25, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

11:00am

Hustle Dancing Class
Hustle is a fun, active and easy partner dance. Join us to learn basic steps and different turns and then practice hustle to some disco music!

Speakers
avatar for Yury Polozov

Yury Polozov

Creator, Dancing Porcupines & Porc Yoga
Creator of Dancing Porcupines and Porc Yoga, Yury Polozov is also known as a volunteer photographer at many libertarian events. He is trying to make the community healthier by leading by example from healthy food to yoga and dancing. His yoga sessions at Porcfest, in Keene, Manchester, and other locations give people the much needed chance to calm down, stretch, breathe, meditate, and pay attention to their own body. Yury came to NH from New York... Read More →


Wednesday June 25, 2014 11:00am - 12:30pm
Arcade

12:00pm

Speaker/Events Orientation
Are you speaking at PorcFest? Come and learn about the events protocol, how to use our equipment and how to use a microphone. Even if you have spoken publicly previously you are encouraged to come and see how we do it so your event runs smoothly.

Speakers
avatar for Liam Enael

Liam Enael

FSP Social Media Team
Member of the FSP's social media team, former Liberty Forum organizer and former Porcfest deputy organizer. Moved from Europe to NH in 2011 for the project.


Wednesday June 25, 2014 12:00pm - 12:15pm
Porcupine Pavilion

12:00pm

Hacking Facilitation
Facilitation hacked will give those interested the opportunity to learn a smorgasbord of facilitation skills hacked from pharmaceutical companies, Occupy and other skills training gained over the years. 

Speakers

Wednesday June 25, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

12:00pm

Opening Up our Electoral Process
Our two-party electoral system creates false dichotomies for voters, forcing people into a box.  Gerrymandered districts with increased polarization create party monopolies, such that determinative elections are too often decided in publicly funded party primaries that independents and third parties have been shut out of, rendering the General Election meaningless.  Independents, libertarians, and other like-minded people can work together for  vibrant, open elections that allow for more competition, choice, and engagement.  Let’s work to help set a new, more liberty-minded electoral vision for the entire country. 

Speakers

Wednesday June 25, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Trigger The Move Tent

12:15pm

Events Volunteer Orientation

If you volunteered for;

  • Audio/Visual
  • Band Helpers/Roadies
  • Event Set-up and Tear down

This short session will cover what your responsibilities will be during your shifts, how to use our equipment and give you an opportunity to answer any questions you may have.


Speakers
DB

Dylan Beyer

That A/V kid
avatar for Liam Enael

Liam Enael

FSP Social Media Team
Member of the FSP's social media team, former Liberty Forum organizer and former Porcfest deputy organizer. Moved from Europe to NH in 2011 for the project.


Wednesday June 25, 2014 12:15pm - 12:30pm
Lower Picnic Tent

12:15pm

Drew Dwyer
Speakers

Wednesday June 25, 2014 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Porcupine Pavilion

1:00pm

Front Yard Farming Ideas
Ever wanted to plant your own garden in the most space, time and cost effective manor? Join us for an overview on Square Foot Gardening and ideas for improving traditional raised beds, designing simple drip irrigation and implementing physical and organic pest reduction. Additionally, we will cover some ideas for inexpensive vertical farming methods, Micro Greens, simple rain reclamation and how to overcome some of the challenges the short growing season in NH presents. Be it a small herb box or Growing Food instead of a lawn, planting with raised beds and a watering system can provide both beautiful aesthetic and be a highly effective source of food and/or profit for your journey to self-reliance!

Speakers

Wednesday June 25, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

1:00pm

On the Fence About Signing Up? Let's Talk
Can you sign the Statement of Intent if you're not sure you can move to NH? Join us for a wide-ranging conversation among panelists and audience about why and when you should sign up for the FSP.

Speakers
avatar for Jody Underwood

Jody Underwood

Senior Managing Learning Scientist, Intelligent Automation, Inc.
Jody S. Underwood has a background in education, computer science, and artificial intelligence, and specializes in the use of technology for learning and assessment. She has spent the last 25+ years doing research and development of intelligent tutoring systems, e-learning environments, embedded assessment design in games and simulations, and effective feedback. Dr. Underwood received her B.S. in Computer Science from Hofstra University in... Read More →


Wednesday June 25, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
BitTent

1:00pm

Educating Children in a Statist Society: A Typology of Schooling Alternatives
Educating a child to be able to leverage her unique abilities to take a powerful place in an unknowable future is a top responsibility of any parent. Artificially constraining schooling alternatives may be one of the most cruel things government does: it reduces the ability of a wide diversity of children to take their powerful place, and it makes families think that the inevitable mismatches between their diverse children and the one-size-fits-few school must be a problem with the child.

But there is a revolution brewing, and we are at its forefront. It will quietly undermine and overwhelm the evil of the government school monopoly with a wide diversity of schooling alternatives that will eventually match the diversity of our children.

This class will overview a typology of the alternatives that parents will have, and will discuss the pros and cons of each choice for the parent's goal for their child. Public schools, afterschooling, charter schools, private schools, parochial schools, self-directed schools, homeschooling, internet schools, hybrid schools, micro schools, co-ops, learning centers, resource centers, hack spaces are all options for your child.

If you are considering having a child, you will want to know how you can get past the government roadblocks to provide the best education for your unique child's unique future.

Dennis Pratt is head of Parents Decide ("My money? My child? My decision!") and runs Alternatives to Public School in Massachusetts.  

Speakers
avatar for Dennis Pratt

Dennis Pratt

Founder, Personal Growth Network
I am passionate about human freedom -- internal and external. The more we can free ourselves from artificial constraints, whether they are internal or external, the more easily we can achieve more of our potential. I long to help others free themselves from artificial internal and external constraints, and I seek to minimize the artificial constraints imposed upon our children. I yearn to see ever more freedom in our lifetime, creating... Read More →


Wednesday June 25, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Trigger The Move Tent

1:00pm

Statist From Birth
Speakers

Wednesday June 25, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

1:00pm

Humans vs Zombies

Humans vs. Zombies is a game of tag. All players begin as humans, and three may volunteer to be the zombies. It is not required, but it is recommended that at least one adult is to be a zombie so there can be a contrast between the age groups. If three people do not volunteer, three people will be selected to be the zombies.

 The Objective

  • All humans except for one to be turned into zombies. Once the last man standing is determined, the game ends.

Equipment

  • A bandana to symbolize which team you are on.
  • Foam dart blasters, socks, marshmallow launchers, foam swords, and anything that can be deemed safe to hit people with.

Safety Rules

We all want to have fun while playing HvZ, so it is always good that nobody gets hurt while playing. Here are some of the rules to help keep injuries to a minimum.

  • Be sure to bring shoes you can run in. You don’t want to trip and fall in the campground when there are zombies chasing you.
  • Weapons must not hurt on impact.
  • If someone has been shot or tagged, do not continue to shoot or tag them.

Safe Zones

There are some places where humans and/or zombies can rest. These are counted as “safe zones”, as they are areas where the game is not in effect. Tagging someone in these areas are not counted as turns/stuns. Players within these zones cannot ‘camp’ in a manner of speaking. Players can stay in these zones for 15-30 minutes at maximum. Zombies/humans are not to crowd these areas in wait of someone coming out. Be mindful of your peers.

  • Bathrooms
  • Food vendors
  • Tent sites
  • Other events

Human Rules

The survivor team comprised of those who are to brave the apocalypse. Human players can be determined by the headband around their arm or leg.

  • Stunning a Zombie: Humans can stun a zombie by shooting them with their foam dart blaster, throwing a sock at them, or hitting them with a melee weapon.
  • When tagged: When tagged by a zombie, the human is to remove their headband from their arm, and place it on their head. A tag is a firm grasp, rather than a graze. A zombie can’t just pat someone on the shoulder to turn them.

Zombie Rules

The undead horde comprised of the unlucky souls who were infected from the start. Zombies can be determined by the headband around their head.

  • Feeding: When a human turns into a zombie, they have an unnatural hunger for brains. To turn a human into a fellow zombie, the zombie must grasp a human. Grazing does not count as turning, as stated in the human rules.
  • Being Stunned: When a human player shoots you with a dart, hits you with a foam sword or a sock you are counted as being “stunned”. Once stunned, you are to kneel on the ground and count to 30 out loud. Fast counting is not aloud.

Miscellaneous Rules

  • Do not blast/tag non-players.
  • Non-players are not to interfere with gameplay. This includes but is not limited to spying for either team, or trying to stun a zombie/tag a human if they are not participating.
  • Players are not to guard safe zones or camp at safe zones. Any action taken within the safe zone is not counted as taking place in-game.
  • Zombies are not to use equipment of any sort. This includes shields and weapons. Neither humans nor zombies are allowed to use shields of any sort. A zombie ducking for cover behind a tree, camp sight, or any type of environment does not count as using a shield.
  • Be mindful of Rogers Campground and Porcfests rules as well.

 

We hope you have fun…and happy hunting.


Speakers
JH

Jeremy Harris

Lead Indie Designer, Black Flame Studios


Wednesday June 25, 2014 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Field

2:00pm

CPR-AED Workshop
Join us for a workshop on how to do CPR and use a defibrillator in case someone collapses from sudden cardiac arrest. Learn how you can help save a life from cardiac arrest. Anyone could go into cardiac arrest at any time, and the majority of victims have no prior symptoms. No medical experience or certification needed to attend this workshop. 

Speakers
FA

Fr33 Aid

Fr33 Aid
Fr33 Aid is a team of medically skilled liberty lovers. Our main activity involves providing voluntary first aid and educational services at liberty-related events. | | | | Our CPR-AED workshops are given by Jacob Petlon and Teresa Warmke. Jacob is a CPR Instructor and Paramedic who has helped numerous people in previous PorcFests and elsewhere. Teresa is the Co-Founder and Treasurer for Fr33 Aid and previously worked at the company that... Read More →


Wednesday June 25, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Trigger The Move Tent

2:00pm

Polytheism
Intro to decentralized religion, including a brief review of theism within the context of anarchism.

Speakers

Wednesday June 25, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

2:00pm

ZeroGov: Limited Government, Unicorns and Other Mythological Creatures
Why the Constitution is wrong, America has always been a military state and how abolitionism will save the day.

Speakers
BB

Bill Buppert

President, Lysander Spooner Foundation
Bill Buppert is a retired Army officer who has written and spoken widely on the issues of freedom and liberty. He is the Founder and Publisher of ZeroGov.com where he publishes essays twice weekly.. The abolitionist author of ZeroGov: Limited Government, Unicorns and other Mythological Creatures, he lives with his family in the American SW in the high desert. Bill is working on two books this year: a novel and a book examining all of Lysander... Read More →


Wednesday June 25, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
BitTent

2:00pm

Radio Broadcasting and Two-Way Communications
Activists in New Hampshire have run unlicensed radio stations as an effective community outreach tool and also are known to use two-way radios for instant activist-to-activist communications. If you have questions about either of these technologies, come ask them of presenter Ian Freeman of Free Keene and Free Talk Live

Speakers
avatar for FTL_Ian

FTL_Ian

Host, Free Talk Live
A Florida native who started in radio at 17, Ian made the move to New Hampshire as part of the Free State Project in 2006. By day he is the affiliate relations department for Free Talk Live, a nationally syndicated talk radio show. He's also a blogger at FreeKeene.com and the Program Director of LRN.FM - the Liberty Radio Network. Ian actively encourages liberty-loving people to declare their independence from the coercive system and move to... Read More →


Wednesday June 25, 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Porcupine Pavilion

2:00pm

Flash Fiction
Here's your opportunity to get your creative writing juices flowing. In this session, participants will be given 20 minutes to write a short story in whatever fictional genre they choose. Those who wish will read their piece aloud to the group, then submit it to a panel of judges. Competition will undoubtedly be fierce - and prizes will be awarded to the winners. Bring your own writing supplies.

Speakers
S

Shannon

Among other things, liberty.


Wednesday June 25, 2014 2:00pm - 4:00pm
LRN.FM Media Room

2:00pm

Pool party for ages 0-11
A little planned pool side fun for the younger crowd

Wednesday June 25, 2014 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Pool

3:00pm

Crowd-Sourcing Solutions
Through collaborative efforts, we can create solutions. Come and share your issues and lets work together to a resolution. Bring your problems and bring your friends.

Moderators
Wednesday June 25, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

3:00pm

Becoming NSA-Proof: Bitcoin and Cryptography for the Everyday Individual
Becoming NSA-Proof is as easy as ABC.
Join Zachary Silva, CEO of CryptoFinancial Strategies for Becoming NSA-Proof, a presentation on how everyday individuals can use Anonymity through Bitcoin and Cryptography to regain their privacy. Covering everything from a history of cryptography and how ciphers are broken all the way into modern cryptography and practical easy-to-use cryptographically secured software for both you computer and smartphone, Becoming NSA-Proof is a presentation you won't want to miss at this year's PorcFest.

Speakers
avatar for Zachary Silva

Zachary Silva

CEO, Bitcoin Resource Group LLC
Zachary Silva, Founder of the Bitcoin Resource Group LLC is a Bitcoin consultant and orator based out of St. Augustine, Florida. Zachary has served as a Campus Coordinator with Students For Liberty, as a Regional Representative for the Libertarian Party of Florida, is a FEE alumnus and has been featured in National Review, Let's Talk Bitcoin and several other news outlets.


Wednesday June 25, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Trigger The Move Tent

3:00pm

Salsa Dance Lesson

A different "partner dance" step will be taught at 3pm in The Arcade each full day of PorcFest XI, culminating in a social dance on Saturday afternoon in which each of the steps can be used. 

Salsa is a syncopated Latin step that is now widely danced throughout the U.S.  With his long years of salsa experience, Steve will transmit the excitement of this smooth and steamy step to you.


Speakers
SV

Steven Vasquez

Steven is the NY State Coordinator for Campaign for Liberty, a non-partisan political not-for-profit of over 600,000 members working to restore individual liberty and a Constitutional Limited Government. | | In his other life, Steven is a chronic entrepreneur having started the consumer electronics company, ReQuest and is now doing Internet Marketing for a successful Internet Retailer. In 2008, Steven ran for Congress in the NY 21st District... Read More →


Wednesday June 25, 2014 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Arcade

3:00pm

Smash the state with ones and zeros
And overview of to open source projects that are being use to smash the state, the programming languages they use and how to contribute to these projects using open issues these projects currently have that are easy to fix, so you can work on them later during a hack session or when you go home next week. 

Speakers

Wednesday June 25, 2014 3:00pm - 5:00pm
BitTent

3:30pm

Putting Your Love in ReLoveution: Using Gratitude for Success
We who love human freedom often fall into despair, sometimes frustration, and, let's be honest, occasionally anger. Because we see our goal so far in the future, the unnecessary pain of the present, and the lack of understanding all around us; can we blame ourselves if we despair that we ever achieving freedom in our lifetime.
But is despair, frustration, and anger the most effective way to attract freedom?

We want human freedom because of our love for and respect of our fellow humans. We want them to be able to reach their full potential, absent artificial, external, violent constraints. We want them to live how they know, deep in their hearts, how they would prefer to live -- in peaceful community, in voluntary cooperation, honoring and respecting each other as a valuable, unique, autonomous human beings deserving of freedom to achieve their goals and dreams.

This workshop focuses us back into our hearts and gets us back in touch with the deep love that underlies our movement. It helps us practice sharing that love and respect and gratitude with others.

This is an experiential workshop where you will work with partners and interact with the group to practice sharing the love, hope, and peace that underlie our movement.

Dennis Pratt is the Organizer of the Personal Growth Network, a Greater Boston group of 30 event organizers and 100s of workshops that seek to remove artificial *internal* constraints on human potential. The FSP is the extension of this concept to include removing artificial external constraints, but we must ensure we internally resonate with our external goal. Mr. Pratt is also the City Director of Insight Boston. Insight Seminars has enhanced human potential for decades, training Tony Robbins and has been led by renown facilitators including Jack Canfield (Chicken Soup for the Soul.)

Please come and play with us, not only to learn how to be more effective in tense situations, but also to experience more joy and gratitude as you attract ever more human freedom.

Speakers
avatar for Dennis Pratt

Dennis Pratt

Founder, Personal Growth Network
I am passionate about human freedom -- internal and external. The more we can free ourselves from artificial constraints, whether they are internal or external, the more easily we can achieve more of our potential. I long to help others free themselves from artificial internal and external constraints, and I seek to minimize the artificial constraints imposed upon our children. I yearn to see ever more freedom in our lifetime, creating... Read More →


Wednesday June 25, 2014 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Porcupine Pavilion

4:00pm

Embracing Your Inner Wingnut
Embracing your Inner Wingnut will be a presentation on the history and activities of the Wingnut Anarchist Collective in Richmond, VA and the wingnut style of anarchism and how it is useful and inspiring.

Speakers

Wednesday June 25, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

4:00pm

Living Your Philosophy
Life moulds your mind. I will be sharing how I became an anarchist through personal experience rather than literary insight and expressing the importance of continuing to echo your philosophy through your actions. 

Speakers
JT

Julia Tourianski

Brave The World
Julia Tourianski (also known as Brave the World) is a promoter of anti-state mentality. She makes short films, writes articles and helps organize events such as Toronto's Liberty Now. Julia has close ties with the Ludvig Von Mises Institute of Canada, where she is a contributor and volunteer. She's known to say that she's in a love affair with private property, the free-market, non-aggression, self-ownership, and freedom. | | Bitcoin address... Read More →


Wednesday June 25, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Trigger The Move Tent

4:30pm

Seed Saving for Dummies
An introductory class on how to properly save and store seeds from plants grown at home, as well as take home materials and seeds for sale to start your own organic, heirloom garden.

Speakers

Wednesday June 25, 2014 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Porcupine Pavilion

5:00pm

Free Beavers' Flapjack Social
Love of liberty knows no borders! Join Porcfest's Free Beavers (liberty lovers who live north of a certain imaginary line) for a fun and informal flapjack social. All are welcomed to enjoy some complimentary flapjacks and maple syrup. We especially look forward to meeting other Canadian and international Porcfest attendees.

Speakers

Wednesday June 25, 2014 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Lower Picnic Tent

5:00pm

Educational Excellence & Learner Engagement

With the imposition of Common Core throughout the country and the continuing fall of learner achievement in the US compared to international peers it has become more important than ever to consider what parents can do at home to ensure their children receive a high quality education. Anyone can Home School with the right resources and even if you send your children to a traditional school how you shape learning opportunities at home will profoundly impact how your children perform at school.

This session covers the basics of getting started with homeschooling and engaging learners so your work does improve your child’s academic performance through to developing curricula and assessing performance. 


Volunteers

Wednesday June 25, 2014 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Trigger The Move Tent

5:00pm

Peaceful Society Through Martial Arts
A weak society of people that rely on others for their protection cannot be a free society. Living free means living strong and with self-reliance, and martial arts training is the key to building a society and people with no need for police or other monopolies of (hypothetically) protective force.

Speakers

Wednesday June 25, 2014 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

5:00pm

Religion and Liberty
Multiple representatives of different faith traditions, explaining how their own religious texts have brought them to the pursuit of liberty. Discussing what, if any, contradictions they have found in practicing their faith, and advocating liberty. 

Speakers
avatar for Will Coley

Will Coley

National Director, M4L (Muslims for Liberty)
William Coley is a native of Lenoir City, Tennessee. | As National Director for Muslims 4 Liberty, Coley has spent the last five years as a visible political activist within the Muslim community. Mr Coley worked as co-host of America's first Tea Party radio show "Tea Party Patriots Live" on WORL, 660 Orlando. During his time as co-host of TPPL he and show co-host Phil Russo brought to light an obscure campaign to unseat two activist judges on... Read More →


Wednesday June 25, 2014 5:00pm - 6:30pm
BitTent

5:00pm

The Angel Clark Show
Wednesday June 25, 2014 5:00pm - 7:00pm
LRN.FM Media Room

5:30pm

Ice Breaker
This is an icebreaker designed to draw out interesting and positive information about the participants, each person answering the question to their partner, then moving on to the next partner for another question. This activity is suitable for children; you are encouraged to bring the whole family.

Wednesday June 25, 2014 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Junior Porc. Lounge

5:30pm

Inside look at Atlas Shrugged: Who is John Galt?
Nearly 100 years ago, a young woman - barely 20 - would flee Soviet Russia to the United States. Upon her arrival in New York Harbor, she would see the Manhattan Skyline and the Statue of Liberty and would openly weep.That young woman would soon become an American citizen and write some of the most challenging and revered novels in American history. She wrote about the evils of Socialism and the morality of Capitalism. She authored one of the most influential novels ever written: "Atlas Shrugged". Hear about the new movie based on her novel which will be in theaters in September 2014 and watch its trailer

Wednesday June 25, 2014 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

6:00pm

Mesh Networking 101
Speakers
avatar for Justin Holmes

Justin Holmes

Chief Chocobo Breeder, slashRoot
I try to regularly engage in acts that prevent me from being taken too seriously. I'm a programmer / activist from beautiful New Paltz, NY. I think I'm a pretty decent Python programmer (for a Django guy - boom). I run a tech collective called slashRoot. Some of you from NY visited our coffee shop from 2009-2012. Don't worry, we'll do another one when we get around to it. | | I have been moderating events on a professional basis for... Read More →


Wednesday June 25, 2014 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

6:00pm

Art in Activism
How would you like to walk away with a practical tool kit for incorporating art into you activist efforts? This effort will set up a basic template that can be used for any topic. By the end of this interactive class, you should have all you need to enhance your campaign using cultural artifacts.


Wednesday June 25, 2014 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Trigger The Move Tent

6:30pm

Computer Programming 101
This course is designed for absolute beginners to intermediate coders who want to learn the basic concepts of computer programming. This course will cover basic concepts as well as some hand-on knowledge to allow you to begin coding. Come learn some skills that you could put to use in the Software Engineers for Liberty Hackathon on Friday night!

No experience is needed. You may bring a computer, but one is not required 

Speakers
avatar for Brandon Navom

Brandon Navom

Founder & President, Software Engineers for Liberty
Brandon Navom is a former Software Systems Engineer for The MITRE Corporation, which Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC), and designs Command and Control systems For the Air Force. Brandon Navom has a B.S. in Computer Science from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and a Master’s of Science in Engineering Management from Tufts University.  Brandon Navom was a Ron Paul delegate for Massachusetts to the 2012 Republican... Read More →


Wednesday June 25, 2014 6:30pm - 8:30pm
BitTent

6:30pm

Teen Mixer ages 12-17
A chance for the older kids to hang out and mingle with music and snacks

Wednesday June 25, 2014 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Junior Porc. Lounge

7:00pm

Free Talk Live
Wednesday June 25, 2014 7:00pm - 10:00pm
LRN.FM Media Room

8:00pm

Big Goth Dance Party

Join us for three decades of Goth music; Industrial & EBM.

Everyone is encouraged to dress for the occasion, cobwebs not provided.


Speakers
avatar for Liam Enael

Liam Enael

FSP Social Media Team
Member of the FSP's social media team, former Liberty Forum organizer and former Porcfest deputy organizer. Moved from Europe to NH in 2011 for the project.


Wednesday June 25, 2014 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

9:00pm

Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us?

Before you come to the “Beekeeping Basics: An Introduction to Beekeeping” class on Friday at 9:30AM in the Pavilion, come see the movie “Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us?”. This movie is a profound, alternative look at the global bee crisis from Taggart Siegel. Taking us on a journey through the catastrophic disappearance of bees and the mysterious world of the beehive, this engaging and ultimately uplifting film weaves an unusual and dramatic story of the heartfelt struggles of beekeepers, scientists and philosophers from around the world including Michael Pollan, Gunther Hauk and Vandana Shiva. Together they reveal both the problems and the solutions in renewing a culture in balance with nature. http://www.queenofthesun.com/

Please also join us Friday night at 9:00PM in Kids Hall for a screening of the movie “More Than Honey”.


Speakers
avatar for Gloria Leustek

Gloria Leustek

Partner & Teacher, Porcupine Acres
I have always been active in the Free State Project. Having been here just over a year, I have gotten very involved. I regularly attend town Select Board meeting, I spearheaded the PorcBuddies program for new movers, and I am a lead coordinator for PorcFest IIIX. I also teach Beekeeping, Mead Making, and other homesteading classes. I just started a new Farm to Market business and have a small flock of chickens along with our bee hives. I love to... Read More →


Wednesday June 25, 2014 9:00pm - 11:59pm
Junior Porc. Lounge

9:00pm

You Betcha!
Is it skill? Is it luck? Stake your claim and put your money where your mouth is.

Speakers

Wednesday June 25, 2014 9:00pm - 11:59pm
Trigger The Move Tent

10:00pm

Copblock Radio
Wednesday June 25, 2014 10:00pm - 11:59pm
LRN.FM Media Room

1:00am

Michael Dean After Dark
Thursday June 26, 2014 1:00am - 3:00am
LRN.FM Media Room
 
Thursday, June 26
 

9:00am

Make your own natural chapstick with 4 ingredients
Interested in making your own natural beauty products, but not sure where to begin? In this class, I'll show you how easy it is to make chapstick with only four ingredients, as well as discuss how a wide variety of products can be made from these same ingredients. 

Speakers

Thursday June 26, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
Porcupine Pavilion

9:00am

Using your freedom of the press
This will be a class on DIY Publishing. This would include physical books, ebooks, online written content, video, and audio.

During this presentation I will only cover publishing of content, not the creation aspects of content.

Speakers
avatar for Darryl W. Perry

Darryl W. Perry

Owner/Managing Editor, Free Press Publications
Darryl has spent most of his adult life as an advocate & activist for peace and liberty. | Darryl is an award winning author, publisher & radio/TV host. He is a regular contributor to several weekly and monthly newspapers. He hosts the daily newscast FPPRadioNews, the weekly news podcast FPP Freedom Minute, hosts the weekly radio show Peace, Love, Liberty Radio, and is a regular co-host on Free Talk Live. | | Darryl is a co-founder and... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
BitTent

9:00am

La Ikraha fi Deen, Islam and the NAP
Islamic speaker and academic William Coley, of Muslims 4 Liberty, will be offering a scholarly discussion of Islamic jurisprudence, and the Quranic injunction for non-aggression. Delving through quran, history, and the writings of notable islamic legal scholars throughout history, learn about voluntaryism from a whole new perspective. 

Speakers
avatar for Will Coley

Will Coley

National Director, M4L (Muslims for Liberty)
William Coley is a native of Lenoir City, Tennessee. | As National Director for Muslims 4 Liberty, Coley has spent the last five years as a visible political activist within the Muslim community. Mr Coley worked as co-host of America's first Tea Party radio show "Tea Party Patriots Live" on WORL, 660 Orlando. During his time as co-host of TPPL he and show co-host Phil Russo brought to light an obscure campaign to unseat two activist judges on... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

9:00am

9:00am

Shaolin Rifleworks: Build Your Own AR-15 Workshop
During this four hour class, you will learn to understand, build, maintain, and troubleshoot AR pattern rifles.

Price includes class time, instructional materials, and all parts (except stripped lower receiver, which you will provide) needed to build a 16" M4 clone.

Any aluminum mil-spec receiver will do.  These can be purchased from aimsurplus.comspikestactical.comaeroprecision.com, or from your local gun shop.  

You will walk in with your own lower receiver, and walk out with a complete rifle -- and a new and valuable skill set. 

Course structure   
  • 1/2 hour theory
  • 1/2 hour how to build
  • 2 hours, break into groups of 5 to build and test
  • 1 hour maintenance, troubleshooting
Please note: This is a paid class, you will need to purchase the "Build Your Own AR-15 Workshop" ticket from http://porcfest.com/register/ to participate as well as purchasing (sorry, federal licensing) your own receiver. Spaces are extremely limited (only 15) so register quickly.

After building your weapon you will be able to test it out during the Friday shoot. 

Speakers

Thursday June 26, 2014 9:00am - 1:00pm
Trigger The Move Tent

9:30am

Santa’s Village
An all-age event to Santa’s Village. 528 Presidential Highway, Jefferson, NH 03583. Ages 3 and under are free. $29 ages 4 and up. A meet up for anyone who wants to stay with a group will be at the Bingo Hall. (more info in registration bag)

Thursday June 26, 2014 9:30am - 1:00pm
Offsite

10:00am

Firearms Etiquette
Exhibitors
avatar for Tony Lekas

Tony Lekas

NRA Training Counselor
Tony Lekas is an NRA Training Counselor who teaches pistol, rifle, personal protection inside the home, and personal protection outside the home. He also teaches people to be NRA Instructors. He has been teaching for over 10 Years. | | Tony has lived in New Hampshire since 1979 and has been involved as a friend of the FSP since the beginning.


Thursday June 26, 2014 10:00am - 10:30am
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

10:00am

Board Meeting
Thursday June 26, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Upper Picnic Tent

10:00am

Internet Marketing
From social media to paid marketing, what is the best way to market your startup online? This talk will explore the various mediums and methods available, and compare and contrast why different types of startups may be best served by different methods depending on type of business, available time, available budget, and human resources. Everything will be on the table from Twitter, Facebook guerrilla tactics, Facebook paid advertising, organic SEO, Google Adwords and other paid search marketing, and local approaches such as Craigslist and Yelp. 

Speakers

Thursday June 26, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
BitTent

10:00am

Friendship bracelets and rainbow loom
Have fun making a bracelet for a friend or yourself. Books with step by step instruction will be available.

Thursday June 26, 2014 10:00am - 12:00pm
Junior Porc. Lounge

10:00am

Morning VAPE and Coffee Meet Up
Come learn about vaping, DIY e-juice making and the benefits of electronic cigarettes

Speakers
ND

Nikki Darling

Owner/Photographer, Nikki Darling Photography
I am a professional photojournalist with a side hobby job of making jewelry and gauged earrings. I have also been vaping (electronic cigarettes) for 3 years, so feel free to ask me about vaping as a method to quit cigarettes.


Thursday June 26, 2014 10:00am - 12:00pm
Lower Picnic Tent

11:00am

Lights, Camera, Action
Lessons from acting and film work will be on display to be used by activists to improve their in person and on camera performances. It is hard to land that TV interview - make the most of it! Also, make those podcasts look better than ever. Audience participation will bring these lessons to light.


Thursday June 26, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

11:00am

Remaining outside of Federal Jurisdiction (The State Citizen)
This will be a talk about my experience in helping people from around the country since 1996 removing themselves from Federal jurisdiction. This will include information about the difference between State and Federal citizens. I will talk about our passport work and many other remedies in law that have helped people create and maintain their sovereignty. This is a must for anyone wishing to know how one may work without being in the system. This talk will be encouraging and inspiring. I would like about an hour because many people with have questions about difficulties they may be having with their government, local, state and/or federal.

Speakers
avatar for Christopher Gronski

Christopher Gronski

Acting President, Freedom Force International of NH
Living in New Hampshire since 1987, Christopher has great concern for America as he sees the local, state and federal governments disregard the Rights of the People worldwide. New Hampshire’s state motto “Live Free or Die”, declares his sentiment and commitment to the Freedom movement here in America. Christopher has been studying Federal jurisdiction and tax laws for over 20 years and has been a Freedom Consultant for a number of Freedom... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

11:00am

Worried about NSA Spying? Learn Counterveillance!
You will learn how easily we are all being spied upon - not just by the NSA but by cyber criminals, malicious insiders and even online predators who watch our children. Then you will learn the basics in the art of Counterveillance and how you can use new tools and techniques to defend against this next generation threat of data theft and data leakage. The talk will be fun, entertaining, educational, interactive and very appealing to libertarians.


Thursday June 26, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
BitTent

12:00pm

Speaker/Events Orientation
Are you speaking at PorcFest? Come and learn about the events protocol, how to use our equipment and how to use a microphone. Even if you have spoken publicly previously you are encouraged to come and see how we do it so your event runs smoothly.

Speakers
avatar for Liam Enael

Liam Enael

FSP Social Media Team
Member of the FSP's social media team, former Liberty Forum organizer and former Porcfest deputy organizer. Moved from Europe to NH in 2011 for the project.


Thursday June 26, 2014 12:00pm - 12:15pm
Lower Picnic Tent

12:00pm

Yoga with Stephanie Murphy
This is a fun, athletic yoga practice for people of all experience levels and all ages. We will keep you moving and challenge your strength and flexibility. If you are a beginner, learn yoga basics and test your individual flexibility and strength with stretching and body weight exercises. If you are a yoga pro, you will have the opportunity to practice challenging and unusual poses. Please bring a water bottle, and (optionally) a beach towel or yoga mat. This is the fourth year that yoga practices hosted by Stephanie Murphy have been held at PorcFest. Past classes have been fun and very well attended!

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Murphy

Stephanie Murphy

Stephanie Murphy, PhD, is a voice actor whose credits include numerous video narrations, TV and radio ads for major national brands, a dozen audiobooks, as well as projects sprinkled throughout the liberty movement. She hosts the popular podcast Let’s Talk Bitcoin and has been a part of several other podcasts since 2009. Stephanie is an organizer at Fr33 Aid, which provides volunteer first aid at PorcFest. She is also a yoga teacher and has led... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
BitTent

12:00pm

Deconstructing Labels
Labels on milk are good. Labels on people? Maybe not so much. Deconstructing labels will explore this topic as it relates to community building.

Speakers

Thursday June 26, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

12:00pm

Through your eyes: Effective communication and storytelling
Participants will learn techniques and skills to effectively convey their messages, stories and ideas to others. They will be shown how word choice, descriptiveness, body language and emotion can make the difference in having your audience see what you are saying through your eyes. Participants are expected to practice their skills in front of others.  

Speakers
SH

Steven Howard

Owner, Law Office of Steven J. Howard
"Law in the service of Liberty" is my office's Motto. I am a committed liberty activist who focusses on education and community outreach. I have developed and organized statewide tours for educational events like "A Citizen's Toolbox" (giving the average person the tools they need to be engaged in the political process), "Campaigning Nuts and Bolts" (training for candidates and their campaigns in running for local office), and "We Can't... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

12:00pm

12:15pm

Events Volunteer Orientation

If you volunteered for;

  • Audio/Visual
  • Band Helpers/Roadies
  • Event Set-up and Tear down

This short session will cover what your responsibilities will be during your shifts, how to use our equipment and give you an opportunity to answer any questions you may have.


Speakers
DB

Dylan Beyer

That A/V kid
avatar for Liam Enael

Liam Enael

FSP Social Media Team
Member of the FSP's social media team, former Liberty Forum organizer and former Porcfest deputy organizer. Moved from Europe to NH in 2011 for the project.


Thursday June 26, 2014 12:15pm - 12:30pm
Lower Picnic Tent

12:30pm

Rebel Love Show
Speakers

Thursday June 26, 2014 12:30pm - 1:30pm
LRN.FM Media Room

1:00pm

3D Printer Demonstration
Speakers

Thursday June 26, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

1:00pm

Self-sufficient, Prepper, Survivalist: Which one am I?
With the goal of defining what the categories are, a panel of people who have experience exploring a self-sufficient, prepper, permaculturist, sustainable, and/or survivalist lifestyle will each explain how their lifestyles fit into one or more of the categories. They will explore the goals and approaches of each lifestyle, what people who adopt this lifestyle are afraid of, and what they hope for. We will also invite the audience to ask questions. We expect lively discussions and vehement disagreements about what each of the categories mean.

Moderators
avatar for Jody Underwood

Jody Underwood

Senior Managing Learning Scientist, Intelligent Automation, Inc.
Jody S. Underwood has a background in education, computer science, and artificial intelligence, and specializes in the use of technology for learning and assessment. She has spent the last 25+ years doing research and development of intelligent tutoring systems, e-learning environments, embedded assessment design in games and simulations, and effective feedback. Dr. Underwood received her B.S. in Computer Science from Hofstra University in... Read More →

Speakers
TH

Tom Hudson

Business Development Manager, Oh You Hero!
Been involved with the Free State Project since the first few new movers started to move to NH. Over the course of the last 10+ years, I have been heavily involved in 2nd Amendment, a blogger, delegate to the GOP, 2008 Political Activist of the Year by the NHLA, started the Seacoast Liberty (aka Freecoast) in Jan 2008 which has grown significantly thanks to many others that have helped along the way, helped with 1st and 2nd annual Libertopia... Read More →
avatar for Peter T Bosse II

Peter T Bosse II

Cooperative Individualist
Since moving in 2010, my wife and I have built a super-insulated ICF house from scratch, helped other free staters get settled, and become new parents. We heat our home exclusively with wood harvested on our property and have done all the planning, design, and almost all of the construction ourselves. When we have needed help, we've hired free staters. Our experiment is trying to build a resilient and sustainable life from scratch, while... Read More →
avatar for Brad Rohdenburg

Brad Rohdenburg

Cynical curmudgeon, New Hampshire


Thursday June 26, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
BitTent

1:00pm

Publishing in the 21st Century
 The way that authors reach their audiences has changed drastically in recent decades. In the past, finding a publisher was the key attaining success, but now, things are much different. Not only are there more options for independent publishing, but the publishing industry itself has also become overrun with scam artists and copyright trolls, just as the recording industry has. However, thanks to the internet, authors now have the ability to cut out the middleman entirely, and publish their own material for nearly no upfront cost. Likewise, the internet offers distribution and promotion options that allow new authors to take these matters into their own hands. Author and activist John G. Vibes has experienced this struggle, and discovered the solutions firsthand, after 2 years of fighting to release his first paperback book. In this presentation he will explain the variety of self-publishing options that are available to new authors, and share some advice about which options are easiest and most affordable. You will learn how to publish, format and distribute your own book for under 100$, and discover how you can get you book listed on websites like Amazon and sold on shelves in stores like Barnes & Nobles.

Volunteers

Thursday June 26, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Trigger The Move Tent

1:00pm

Humans vs Zombies

Humans vs. Zombies is a game of tag. All players begin as humans, and three may volunteer to be the zombies. It is not required, but it is recommended that at least one adult is to be a zombie so there can be a contrast between the age groups. If three people do not volunteer, three people will be selected to be the zombies.

 The Objective

  • All humans except for one to be turned into zombies. Once the last man standing is determined, the game ends.

Equipment

  • A bandana to symbolize which team you are on.
  • Foam dart blasters, socks, marshmallow launchers, foam swords, and anything that can be deemed safe to hit people with.

Safety Rules

We all want to have fun while playing HvZ, so it is always good that nobody gets hurt while playing. Here are some of the rules to help keep injuries to a minimum.

  • Be sure to bring shoes you can run in. You don’t want to trip and fall in the campground when there are zombies chasing you.
  • Weapons must not hurt on impact.
  • If someone has been shot or tagged, do not continue to shoot or tag them.

Safe Zones

There are some places where humans and/or zombies can rest. These are counted as “safe zones”, as they are areas where the game is not in effect. Tagging someone in these areas are not counted as turns/stuns. Players within these zones cannot ‘camp’ in a manner of speaking. Players can stay in these zones for 15-30 minutes at maximum. Zombies/humans are not to crowd these areas in wait of someone coming out. Be mindful of your peers.

  • Bathrooms
  • Food vendors
  • Tent sites
  • Other events

Human Rules

The survivor team comprised of those who are to brave the apocalypse. Human players can be determined by the headband around their arm or leg.

  • Stunning a Zombie: Humans can stun a zombie by shooting them with their foam dart blaster, throwing a sock at them, or hitting them with a melee weapon.
  • When tagged: When tagged by a zombie, the human is to remove their headband from their arm, and place it on their head. A tag is a firm grasp, rather than a graze. A zombie can’t just pat someone on the shoulder to turn them.

Zombie Rules

The undead horde comprised of the unlucky souls who were infected from the start. Zombies can be determined by the headband around their head.

  • Feeding: When a human turns into a zombie, they have an unnatural hunger for brains. To turn a human into a fellow zombie, the zombie must grasp a human. Grazing does not count as turning, as stated in the human rules.
  • Being Stunned: When a human player shoots you with a dart, hits you with a foam sword or a sock you are counted as being “stunned”. Once stunned, you are to kneel on the ground and count to 30 out loud. Fast counting is not aloud.

Miscellaneous Rules

  • Do not blast/tag non-players.
  • Non-players are not to interfere with gameplay. This includes but is not limited to spying for either team, or trying to stun a zombie/tag a human if they are not participating.
  • Players are not to guard safe zones or camp at safe zones. Any action taken within the safe zone is not counted as taking place in-game.
  • Zombies are not to use equipment of any sort. This includes shields and weapons. Neither humans nor zombies are allowed to use shields of any sort. A zombie ducking for cover behind a tree, camp sight, or any type of environment does not count as using a shield.
  • Be mindful of Rogers Campground and Porcfests rules as well.

 

We hope you have fun…and happy hunting.


Speakers
JH

Jeremy Harris

Lead Indie Designer, Black Flame Studios


Thursday June 26, 2014 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Field

2:00pm

Yogurt-Making Workshop
This workshop will cover the basics of making their own yogurt. Topics will include equipment, ingredients and methods. We will make a batch of yogurt during the workshop and there will be samples of homemade yogurt for tasting. 

Speakers
avatar for Michael Aron

Michael Aron

I am passionate about liberty and The Constitution. I also treasure my relationship with my wife and children. I am a Toastmaster and love to compete in speech contests. I love reading and solving puzzles such as Sudoku. I have a somewhat twisted sense of humor, which gets me through the toughest situations. I like to learn how to do things myself, like brewing beer and making yogurt.


Thursday June 26, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

2:00pm

Libertarianism Through Thick and Thin: A Debate Between Antigone Darling and Nick Ford
Moderators
Speakers
avatar for Nick Ford

Nick Ford

Nick Ford is an anarchist without adjectives who lives in New Hampshire. He is a Senior Fellow at the Center for a Stateless Society and a Lead Coordinator for AltExpo. He enjoys reading comic books, telling terrible puns, and writing at his website AbolishWork.com.


Thursday June 26, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

2:00pm

Made The Move Panel
Thursday June 26, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Trigger The Move Tent

2:00pm

Question Obedience: The First Step to Defeat Authority
An examination of the relationship between Stoicism and the state and how a simple philosophical imperative can change the world.  

Speakers
BB

Bill Buppert

President, Lysander Spooner Foundation
Bill Buppert is a retired Army officer who has written and spoken widely on the issues of freedom and liberty. He is the Founder and Publisher of ZeroGov.com where he publishes essays twice weekly.. The abolitionist author of ZeroGov: Limited Government, Unicorns and other Mythological Creatures, he lives with his family in the American SW in the high desert. Bill is working on two books this year: a novel and a book examining all of Lysander... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
BitTent

2:00pm

Sounding Good on the Radio
Mark Edge from Free Talk Live, and Ben Stone of the Bad Quaker Podcast and Freedom Feens Radio go hands-on to show you how to call-in to a radio show, how to land a spot on a radio show, and how to do it all while sounding confident, clear, and smooth. This workshop will cover calling-in, getting past call screens, sounding confident, and maybe even landing a regular spot on radio shows. Mark and Ben will talk about how to sound good, how to use a mic, and what equipment you need and don't need. There will be questions and answers, equipment demonstrations, and insider tips.

Speakers
avatar for Ben Stone

Ben Stone

After years in the aerospace industry and in private business, Ben Stone was set to enjoy his retirement years, tending his vegetable garden and trying to be a good Quaker. But one thing stood in his way; a vision of the State, distinct from traditional views of government, that no one else was talking about. An old vision reaching back into antiquity, exposing that enemy of mankind and shining a light on chains that bind humanity. | For Ben... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 2:00pm - 4:00pm
LRN.FM Media Room

2:00pm

Homeschool meet and greet
A party type event for homeschooling kids to interact while parents talk about their homeschooling journeys. This is also a great opportunity for families thinking about homeschooling to learn more about it.

Thursday June 26, 2014 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Junior Porc. Lounge

3:00pm

Bitcoin Magazine Q&A
Meet some of Bitcoin Magazine staff at this Q&A, which will be hosted by the writers and main editor of the magazine.

We'll be handing out a double baker's dozen (around 26) of free magazines and following the Q&A with a keg party. DON'T MISS THIS EVENT!

Bitcoin Magazine started in 2012 and has been at the forefront of the Bitcoin community striving to share the stories, explain the technology, and journal the experiences behind Bitcoin, the technology which has helped foster financial freedom around the globe.

We publish stories monthly in our magazine, post daily on our website, and are currently planning on distributing a free Miner's Manifesto for anyone who is curious about digital currency mining.


Thursday June 26, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
BitTent

3:00pm

Polyamory Panel
Polyamory can be defined as many open, committed and loving relationships that you can have with two or more people. We'll be talking about what this relationship means to the panelists and the audience.

Speakers
avatar for Nick Ford

Nick Ford

Nick Ford is an anarchist without adjectives who lives in New Hampshire. He is a Senior Fellow at the Center for a Stateless Society and a Lead Coordinator for AltExpo. He enjoys reading comic books, telling terrible puns, and writing at his website AbolishWork.com.


Thursday June 26, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

3:00pm

How grassroots beat Bloomberg.
Former New York City mayor targeted 5 states for universal gun registration.  Minnesota was one of the 5 states. Despite his billions of dollars, grass-roots, liberty-minded individuals push back every single attempt to infringe on the rights of law abiding gun owners.

Rob Doar, Vice President of the Gun Owners Civil Right Alliance (GOCRA) will share how liberty can prevail, despite overwhelming odds.

Speakers

Thursday June 26, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Trigger The Move Tent

3:00pm

Small Scale Aquaculture: From Backyard to Livelihood
I have been raising trout in Northeastern Vermont for more than 20 years. I started out with a few fish in a small pond. Near the beginning, I was told that I would not be able to make a living raising trout given the resources I had... For the last few years I have made approximately half of my livelihood from the sale of trout that I raise. In between, I have had many adventures, disasters and other learning opportunities. I could easily double the sales of the trout I raise if I so choose. Come hear my talk to find out why I might not choose to and maybe learn the easy way what I learned the hard way. Presentation followed by opportunity for questions.

Speakers
avatar for Curtis Sjolander

Curtis Sjolander

owner, Mountain Foot Farm
I have operated a small scale diversified farm for over a quarter century. I raise trout, vegetables, et al.


Thursday June 26, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

3:00pm

Swing Lesson and Dance

A different "partner dance" step will be taught at 3pm in The Arcade each full day of PorcFest XI, culminating in a social dance on Saturday afternoon in which each of the steps can be used. 

"Swing" is the quintessential American dance step. Tarrin's well-attended and successful swing lesson and dance of last year will be repeated this year for all the jitterbugs and would-be jitterbugs among you.



Thursday June 26, 2014 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Arcade

4:00pm

Shire Co-op - The Next Level
Meet some of the many faces of the Shire Co-op! Get reports on all of our exciting new developments and check out the premier of our first promo video! Learn how you can start a local free market evolution for your community! 


Thursday June 26, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

4:00pm

Who wants to build a house?
Do you want to build your own house? Want to connect with others who have gone through the process? Join a panel of owner/builders, contractors, and do-it-yourselfers who have actually built homes in New Hampshire. If you'd like to see a DIY built house after Porcfest, tours will be available.

Speakers
avatar for Peter T Bosse II

Peter T Bosse II

Cooperative Individualist
Since moving in 2010, my wife and I have built a super-insulated ICF house from scratch, helped other free staters get settled, and become new parents. We heat our home exclusively with wood harvested on our property and have done all the planning, design, and almost all of the construction ourselves. When we have needed help, we've hired free staters. Our experiment is trying to build a resilient and sustainable life from scratch, while... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
BitTent

4:00pm

Heritage breed livestock
Will Coley, with Hillbilly Hoppers Homestead, will be discussing Heritage breed livestock rearing, "hierloom" animals, and how YOU can both fill your table, and assist in preventing the extinction of rare livestock breeds.

Speakers
avatar for Will Coley

Will Coley

National Director, M4L (Muslims for Liberty)
William Coley is a native of Lenoir City, Tennessee. | As National Director for Muslims 4 Liberty, Coley has spent the last five years as a visible political activist within the Muslim community. Mr Coley worked as co-host of America's first Tea Party radio show "Tea Party Patriots Live" on WORL, 660 Orlando. During his time as co-host of TPPL he and show co-host Phil Russo brought to light an obscure campaign to unseat two activist judges on... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Trigger The Move Tent

4:00pm

The Auld Locals

The Auld Locals are one of Boston's most popular Irish folk bands, also playing festivals all over New England and touring Ireland. Now they are brining their music, with it's wisdom gleaned from the Irish struggle for freedom, to the liberty movement. After all, folk music is the music of the people! 

With lead singer Cormac Marnell on tin whistle and banjo and Brian Mooney on guitar, watch The Auld Locals show how history is always relevant. They will spin tales and play songs about the police state, unemployment, the money manipulators, rebels, sacrifices for freedom, the innate yearning for sovereignty, and much more. 

There's also some good tunes in there about love and life and ... drinking! So feel free to do as the Irish do and dance, sing and clap along! Enjoyment is mandatory and unavoidable!


Speakers

Thursday June 26, 2014 4:00pm - 5:45pm
Porcupine Pavilion

4:00pm

Bitcoin Magazine Keg Party
Speakers

Thursday June 26, 2014 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Lower Picnic Tent

5:00pm

Black Flags and Windmills: Creating Power from Below
This engaging presentation illustrates how individuals and communities can create collective liberation to change their own worlds through the ideas, philosophies and practices of anarchism. It covers modern political movements from  post-Seattle  to the Common Ground Collective after Hurricane Katrina and the Occupy uprisings and the rise of the surveillance state and the implications of political activism being labeled ‘terrorism’. 

Speakers

Thursday June 26, 2014 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

5:00pm

Free Software is for Freedom Lovers
Learn the basics of free software including what it is, why it's important, and how to get started. 

Speakers

Thursday June 26, 2014 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Trigger The Move Tent

5:00pm

Let's Talk Abortion
Panel participants Ben Stone (The Bad Quaker), Bill Buppert, Dianna Keiler, Chandlers St. Pierre, Antigone Darling and <TBD> will discuss - from a libertarian perspective - one of the more divisive topics in our time - abortion. This panel will be cheerfully moderated by Derrick J. Freeman.

Moderators
Speakers
avatar for Dianna Keiler

Dianna Keiler

Co-Host, Freedom Feens
Dianna Keiler is a frequent co-host on the Freedom Feens. You'll know her by her laugh, and her passionate love of liberty and peace! Worms!!!
avatar for Ben Stone

Ben Stone

After years in the aerospace industry and in private business, Ben Stone was set to enjoy his retirement years, tending his vegetable garden and trying to be a good Quaker. But one thing stood in his way; a vision of the State, distinct from traditional views of government, that no one else was talking about. An old vision reaching back into antiquity, exposing that enemy of mankind and shining a light on chains that bind humanity. | For Ben... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 5:00pm - 6:30pm
BitTent

5:00pm

The Angel Clark Show
Thursday June 26, 2014 5:00pm - 7:00pm
LRN.FM Media Room

5:00pm

One-Pot Cook-Off

8th Annual PorcFest One Pot Cook-Off, hosted by the Liberty Ladies of NH. It's a culinary scavenger hunt, friendly but fierce cooking competition and one of PorcFest's most delicious and longest running events.

Ticket holders, this is a rain or shine event!  Check-in is 5pm and ballot return is before 7pm SHARP, both at the Upper Picnic Tent.  You'll travel the grounds, seeking out cook-off entries. Mingle, eat, judge and have fun! Ticket also includes salad and bread. Drinks available for sale. 5 and under eat free.

Limited tickets still available! Find Edi Swearingen or get tickets at event check-in, $10 CASH (USD) only.


Moderators
avatar for Edi Miller Swearingen

Edi Miller Swearingen

Edi is a Christian, wife (married 22 years to Varrin), mother of 4, home educator, musician, libertarian and lead organizer for the PorcFest One Pot Cook-Off. Edi spent much of her childhood growing up in California and moved to New Hampshire in 2004 as part of the Free State Project. Along with a team of dedicated Liberty Ladies, she enjoys hosting the Cook-Off -- a time-honored PorcFest tradition, est. 2006!

Thursday June 26, 2014 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Upper Picnic Tent

5:30pm

Ice Breaker
This is an icebreaker designed to draw out interesting and positive information about the participants, each person answering the question to their partner, then moving on to the next partner for another question. This activity is suitable for children; you are encouraged to bring the whole family.

Thursday June 26, 2014 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Junior Porc. Lounge

6:00pm

Paper airplane contest
Come to the bingo hall to make your best paper airplane, then join in a little friendly competition to see who can fly theirs the furthest.

Thursday June 26, 2014 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Junior Porc. Lounge

6:00pm

Libertarians Against Capitalism!
Speakers
avatar for Nick Ford

Nick Ford

Nick Ford is an anarchist without adjectives who lives in New Hampshire. He is a Senior Fellow at the Center for a Stateless Society and a Lead Coordinator for AltExpo. He enjoys reading comic books, telling terrible puns, and writing at his website AbolishWork.com.


Thursday June 26, 2014 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

6:00pm

Porcomedy - Nick Ryder, Bryan Muenzer, Cody O'Connor, Bryce Hanson, Justin Drew, Matt Barry, Brad Hagen
Liberty-loving comedian George Carlin said that laughter opens the mind to new ideas and experiences. When people are laughing, foundation-crumbling information can slip through. While Carlin can't join us at PorcFest, new stars are rising over the New Hampshire liberty movement. NH native Brad Hagen will be headlining on Thursday, Matt Barry opening.

6:05 - 6:10 Nick Ryder
6:10 - 6:25 Bryan Muenzer
6:25 - 6:35 Cody O'Connor
6:35 - 6:45 Bryce Hanson
6:45 - 6:55 Justin Drew
6:55 - 7:15 Matt Barry
7:15 - 8:00 Brad Hagen

Thursday June 26, 2014 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

6:00pm

Who Is The FED (Role Game)
Game “Who is the Fed?” is a role party game with a mini-society with assigned roles and teams trying to win over each other. Freedom lovers vs. bureaucrats. It’s not always obvious who is who with libertarians hiding their identity to be elected and federals secretly sending their agents to infiltrate the movement. So who is the Fed? Come to find it in a game playing roles, using psychological skills of lie-recognition and - having fun! We had a blast on Porcfest X, let’s repeat!

Speakers
avatar for Yury Polozov

Yury Polozov

Creator, Dancing Porcupines & Porc Yoga
Creator of Dancing Porcupines and Porc Yoga, Yury Polozov is also known as a volunteer photographer at many libertarian events. He is trying to make the community healthier by leading by example from healthy food to yoga and dancing. His yoga sessions at Porcfest, in Keene, Manchester, and other locations give people the much needed chance to calm down, stretch, breathe, meditate, and pay attention to their own body. Yury came to NH from New York... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Trigger The Move Tent

7:00pm

7:00pm

Free Talk Live
Thursday June 26, 2014 7:00pm - 10:00pm
LRN.FM Media Room

8:00pm

Bob Murphy Variety Hour
Speakers

Thursday June 26, 2014 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

9:00pm

Guns and Weed, & DIY Filmmaking Q&A with the Director.
Guns and Weed" debuted worldwide at Porcfest in 2012, and was very well received, but I couldn't attend. It did however, garner national press in a hilarious and very square Neo-Con article about Porcfest:
http://www.aim.org/special-report/drugs-guns-and-madness-in-the-ron-paul-revolution/

This article went viral, and uses "Guns and Weed" showing at Porcfest, as well as things like "armed slam dancing" and the Big Gay Dance Party as indicative of how Porcfest might undermine old-guard America. Many free Staters thought the article was (unintentionally) fairly hilarious, and Free Talk Live did a segment on it.

Speakers
avatar for Michael W. Dean

Michael W. Dean

CAO (Chief Anarchy Officer), Freedom Feens
Host of the Freedom Feens, lover of cats, and radio personality.


Thursday June 26, 2014 9:00pm - 11:59pm
Junior Porc. Lounge

9:00pm

Karaoke
Speakers

Thursday June 26, 2014 9:00pm - 11:59pm
Porcupine Pavilion

9:00pm

You Betcha!
Is it skill? Is it luck? Stake your claim and put your money where your mouth is.

Speakers

Thursday June 26, 2014 9:00pm - 11:59pm
Trigger The Move Tent

9:30pm

Star Parties
On any night during which the sky is sufficiently clear, I will host a star party using my Celestron 5SE Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope and Stellarium running on my laptop, so that others can determine, at a glance, the celestial objects that are above the horizon at that place and time. I will also introduce others to astrophotography by mounting my Canon DSLR camera to the back of the telescope. This is an ideal time and place for a star party, since we will be at high elevation and away from light pollution, and Porcfest XI occurs during a new moon (ensuring dark skies). There are a lot of nice deep sky objects visible in late June.

Speakers
avatar for Matt Genack

Matt Genack

I have a B.S. and M.S. in electrical engineering, with a course emphasis on electromagnetics and masters research in vacuum electronics (specifically, traveling wave tubes (TWTs)). I have an Extra level amateur radio license (my call sign is KI4STB) from the FCC, and have contacted ham radio operators across North America and Europe on the 20 meter band with my 100 Watt transceiver and a homemade antenna from my former apartment residence in... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 9:30pm - 11:00pm
Upper Picnic Tent

10:00pm

Off the Air Live
Thursday June 26, 2014 10:00pm - 11:59pm
LRN.FM Media Room
 
Friday, June 27
 

9:00am

Email Encryption is easy - Let me show you how
Want to learn how to easily send encrypted emails and keep them out of the prying eyes of the NSA? Join Eileen Landies, Senior Executive Programs Coordinator for StartPage / Ixquick / StartMail for a brief talk about internet privacy and StartMail - the private email service being developed by StartPage and Ixquick, the world's most private search engines. Launch your free 90 day StartMail Beta Account and learn how easy StartMail's privacy features are to use. StartMail - Encryption made easy.

Speakers

Friday June 27, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

9:00am

AK47 Rifle Kit Build Basics
Introduction to building an AK pattern rifle from a parts kit. This will cover some things to look for when purchasing a parts kit, a basic overview of the steps involved in the build, some tips and tricks, and parts sources. 922r compliance will be briefly discussed, as well as safety precautions like proper headspacing. Technical drawings for drilling a pre-bent receiver will also be available at no charge.

Speakers
avatar for Joe Rothrock

Joe Rothrock

Guru, US Sander


Friday June 27, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
BitTent

9:00am

Getting Off The Grid
John Bush, with Sovereign Living will be discussing 'getting off the grid', and creative forms of energy creation on your families farm,microfarm, or homestead.

Speakers

Friday June 27, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
Trigger The Move Tent

9:00am

9:30am

Beekeeping Basics: An introduction to Beekeeping
“If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe then man would only have four years of life left. No more bees no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more man.” We explain the basics of Beekeeping, how to get started, where to get equipment, care & feeding, pest maintenance, harvesting, what to do with honey & other hive by-products, and much, much more. If you never had bees before or are just getting started, we will try and answer your questions.
Before the class come join us Wednesday at 9:00PM in Kids Hall for the Movie “Queen of the Sun: What are the Bees Telling Us?” an alternative look at the global bee crisis, a 2010 documentary film directed by Taggart Siegel.
And follow up Friday night at 9:00PM in Kids Hall for the Movie “More Than Honey” a film by Markus Imhoof , a movie about the disappearance of the Honey Bee.

Speakers
avatar for Gloria Leustek

Gloria Leustek

Partner & Teacher, Porcupine Acres
I have always been active in the Free State Project. Having been here just over a year, I have gotten very involved. I regularly attend town Select Board meeting, I spearheaded the PorcBuddies program for new movers, and I am a lead coordinator for PorcFest IIIX. I also teach Beekeeping, Mead Making, and other homesteading classes. I just started a new Farm to Market business and have a small flock of chickens along with our bee hives. I love to... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 9:30am - 11:00am
Porcupine Pavilion

10:00am

Firearms Etiquette
Exhibitors
avatar for Tony Lekas

Tony Lekas

NRA Training Counselor
Tony Lekas is an NRA Training Counselor who teaches pistol, rifle, personal protection inside the home, and personal protection outside the home. He also teaches people to be NRA Instructors. He has been teaching for over 10 Years. | | Tony has lived in New Hampshire since 1979 and has been involved as a friend of the FSP since the beginning.


Friday June 27, 2014 10:00am - 10:30am
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

10:00am

Real Estate in the Free State
Q&A on homes and property in New Hampshire. Mark will discuss some of the joys and pitfalls of the property search process. 

Speakers
avatar for Mark Warden

Mark Warden

Realtor, Team Porcupine Real Estate
Mark Warden is a FSP participant and early mover. He has been in the real estate business for 20 years as an agent, investor, and landlord. Mark formed “Team Porcupine Real Estate” in 2009, serving residential and commercial real estate clients, particularly libertarians, AnCaps, and Free State Project participants. | | Active politically, Mark served two terms in the New Hampshire legislature. He sponsored a number of bills to... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Trigger The Move Tent

10:00am

The Devil Inside the Beltway: How The Powerful yet Ignorant try to rule Cybersecurity
This is the story of a man who dares to take on the Feds and the price he pays in his epic battle.
Michael J Daugherty was humming along, living the American Dream, helping humanity with his cancer detection center, LabMD.

One day his momentum was shattered when a cybersecurity company, Tiversa, called.
While monitoring computers worldwide, they saw LabMD's medical file and downloaded it. Taking immediate steps, LabMD searched cyberspace and couldn't find the file. They asked Tiversa what was going on. Tiversa refused to give LabMD information unless LabMD hired Tiversa. When LabMD refused, Tiversa, working with the government all along, gave the file to the Federal Trade Commission.

What happens next will challenge your belief that the government is looking out for you. Daugherty will discuss his book,mThe Devil Inside the Beltway, and trial vs the FTC as he takes you on a harrowing adventure through the underbelly of the federal government. 

Speakers
avatar for Michael J Daugherty

Michael J Daugherty

CEO, LabMD
Cybersecurity, Medicine, Healthcare, Cancer Detection, Government Regulation, ObamaCare, HR and Data Security/Privacy


Friday June 27, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
BitTent

10:00am

Bubble maker
Make big bubble makers as well as snake bubble blowers. After we have fun making them, let’s go to the field and get messy…err clean.

Friday June 27, 2014 10:00am - 12:00pm
Junior Porc. Lounge

10:15am

2014 Newbie and Advanced Shoot, Sponsored by Shaolin Rifleworks
2014 marks the return of the ever-popular Newbie Shoot, and, as an added bonus, this year we will be incorporating an advanced shoot as well! Shaolin Rifleworks has stepped up to the plate to sponsor the Newbie Shoot, so that novice or brand new shooters can learn to use firearms in a safe environment, with experienced guides, FREE of charge!

Shooters MUST attend a brief (but mandatory) meeting outside the Media Room Friday morning at 10am sharp. We will discuss firearms safety in detail, and by 10:30am we will depart in a convoy for the Dalton Gang Shooting Club in Dalton, NH, about 15 minutes away.

Upon arrival at the Dalton range, shooters will be split up into groups, given another reminder of firearms safety rules, and then they will approach the firing lanes one at a time. We usually have 4-5 lanes open, with a Range Safety Officer attending each lane assisting shooters. Firearms and ear/eye protection will be provided to shooters at the firing line.

After completing their initial shooting experience, shooters will then be given the option to head over to the Shaolin Rifleworks lane, where "big guns" will be available for them to try out. The "big guns" lane will be a reasonably-priced pay-as-you-go lane. There may even be some...full-auto machine guns...available for your enjoyment :)

This event is suitable for shooters from ages 1 to 100, but if you're a young shooter, please bring a parent or other responsible adult individual along with you. The gracious owners of the Dalton Gang club usually make hot dogs, chips, and soda/water available to guests for a very reasonable price.

Firearms owners and experienced shooters are welcome at the shoot.

Please contact Matt Roach or Laird McSmith for more information, to donate, or to volunteer.

Speakers

Friday June 27, 2014 10:15am - 1:00pm
Offsite

11:00am

CPR-AED Workshop
Join us for a workshop on how to do CPR and use a defibrillator in case someone collapses from sudden cardiac arrest. Learn how you can help save a life from cardiac arrest. Anyone could go into cardiac arrest at any time, and the majority of victims have no prior symptoms. No medical experience or certification needed to attend this workshop. 

Speakers
FA

Fr33 Aid

Fr33 Aid
Fr33 Aid is a team of medically skilled liberty lovers. Our main activity involves providing voluntary first aid and educational services at liberty-related events. | | | | Our CPR-AED workshops are given by Jacob Petlon and Teresa Warmke. Jacob is a CPR Instructor and Paramedic who has helped numerous people in previous PorcFests and elsewhere. Teresa is the Co-Founder and Treasurer for Fr33 Aid and previously worked at the company that... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Trigger The Move Tent

11:00am

Art as a Tool For Activism
 One frustration often shared by libertarians is that we are surrounded by so much statist propaganda. Luckily, we are capable of creating our own “propaganda”, and even though we may not have the resources of the state, we are usually far more creative, and the truth is always more convincing than a lie. Aside from a new remarkable expectations, the realm of art has been largely untapped by modern libertarians, and it is possible that great progress can be made by taking advantage of this outlet. Today, we consider the potential that art has in spreading the message of liberty. And take a look at the role that art plays in the battle of ideas. This talk will be hosted by John G. Vibes, but will be an open discussion where the audience is free to bring their thoughts into the discussion at any time. 

Volunteers

Friday June 27, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

11:00am

Police State USSA
A whirlwind tour through the evolution of the American police state and what to do about it.

Speakers
BB

Bill Buppert

President, Lysander Spooner Foundation
Bill Buppert is a retired Army officer who has written and spoken widely on the issues of freedom and liberty. He is the Founder and Publisher of ZeroGov.com where he publishes essays twice weekly.. The abolitionist author of ZeroGov: Limited Government, Unicorns and other Mythological Creatures, he lives with his family in the American SW in the high desert. Bill is working on two books this year: a novel and a book examining all of Lysander... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
BitTent

11:00am

Tiny home building
Learn about the tiny house movement from an experienced tiny house builder. Speaker will present a very tiny house that's 66 square feet and a larger one that meets the international building code, both are 100% off grid. You will learn how the speaker was able to make the transition from a large home living to tiny home living and the tradeoffs involved.

Speakers
avatar for Chris Haynes

Chris Haynes

Chris Haynes has been building and living in tiny homes since 2007. He lives 100% off the grid in western Massachusetts with his dog Ajax. He has an engineering background in both electrical and software. His first tiny house was only 66 square feet! He lived in that house for 18 months while building his current primary house that is 250 square feet. He is currently building a new tiny house in a very remote part of northern New England using... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

11:00am

Contact Improvisation Dance Class
Contact Improvisation is a very beautiful mixture of principles from dancing, martial art (aikido) and acrobatics. It could be used as an art by itself or be added as an excercise to body-oriented psychoterapy or as an styling element to social dances. Come learn, play and dance with us at this Contact Improvisation Dance Class!
(no special experience required, it's better to have comfortable clothes and no sharp juvelry)

Speakers
avatar for Yury Polozov

Yury Polozov

Creator, Dancing Porcupines & Porc Yoga
Creator of Dancing Porcupines and Porc Yoga, Yury Polozov is also known as a volunteer photographer at many libertarian events. He is trying to make the community healthier by leading by example from healthy food to yoga and dancing. His yoga sessions at Porcfest, in Keene, Manchester, and other locations give people the much needed chance to calm down, stretch, breathe, meditate, and pay attention to their own body. Yury came to NH from New York... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 11:00am - 12:30pm
Arcade

12:00pm

Speaker/Events Orientation

Are you speaking at PorcFest? Come and learn about the events protocol, how to use our equipment and how to use a microphone. Even if you have spoken publicly previously you are encouraged to come and see how we do it so your event runs smoothly.


Speakers
avatar for Liam Enael

Liam Enael

FSP Social Media Team
Member of the FSP's social media team, former Liberty Forum organizer and former Porcfest deputy organizer. Moved from Europe to NH in 2011 for the project.


Friday June 27, 2014 12:00pm - 12:15pm
Lower Picnic Tent

12:00pm

Yoga with Stephanie Murphy
This is a fun, athletic yoga practice for people of all experience levels and all ages. We will keep you moving and challenge your strength and flexibility. If you are a beginner, learn yoga basics and test your individual flexibility and strength with stretching and body weight exercises. If you are a yoga pro, you will have the opportunity to practice challenging and unusual poses. Please bring a water bottle, and (optionally) a beach towel or yoga mat. This is the fourth year that yoga practices hosted by Stephanie Murphy have been held at PorcFest. Past classes have been fun and very well attended!

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Murphy

Stephanie Murphy

Stephanie Murphy, PhD, is a voice actor whose credits include numerous video narrations, TV and radio ads for major national brands, a dozen audiobooks, as well as projects sprinkled throughout the liberty movement. She hosts the popular podcast Let’s Talk Bitcoin and has been a part of several other podcasts since 2009. Stephanie is an organizer at Fr33 Aid, which provides volunteer first aid at PorcFest. She is also a yoga teacher and has led... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Trigger The Move Tent

12:00pm

Homebrewing
A short panel discussion on current beer laws in New Hampshire for aspiring brewery owners, plus a demonstration on building your own system.

Moderators
KB

Kevin Bloom

Lobbyist, Rothbard, Stirner & Dobbs
Area 23 is my new project in Manchester, with Kirk McNeil. It contains The Informal University, The Church of the Sword, and Rothbard, Stirner & Dobbs, our lobbying group. (not to leave out our interns, Kropotkin and Richochet) Also very important are Beer, Liberty, Fireworks, Cigars, Beer, and Scotch. I also enjoy politics, which I realize is very twisted, and Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, who would have understood.

Friday June 27, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

12:00pm

Practical Activism: Working that Spiel!
Participants will learn practical and effective ways to develop their message and convey it to the public at large. Focus will be upon word choices, focus, empowering your presentation, and learning techniques which will optimize your pitch and make your Spiel compelling!

Speakers
SH

Steven Howard

Owner, Law Office of Steven J. Howard
"Law in the service of Liberty" is my office's Motto. I am a committed liberty activist who focusses on education and community outreach. I have developed and organized statewide tours for educational events like "A Citizen's Toolbox" (giving the average person the tools they need to be engaged in the political process), "Campaigning Nuts and Bolts" (training for candidates and their campaigns in running for local office), and "We Can't... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
LRN.FM Media Room

12:00pm

12:00pm

BGDP Setup
Moderators
Friday June 27, 2014 12:00pm - 8:00pm
BitTent

12:15pm

Events Volunteer Orientation

If you volunteered for;

  • Audio/Visual
  • Band Helpers/Roadies
  • Event Set-up and Tear down

This short session will cover what your responsibilities will be during your shifts, how to use our equipment and give you an opportunity to answer any questions you may have.



Speakers
DB

Dylan Beyer

That A/V kid
avatar for Liam Enael

Liam Enael

FSP Social Media Team
Member of the FSP's social media team, former Liberty Forum organizer and former Porcfest deputy organizer. Moved from Europe to NH in 2011 for the project.


Friday June 27, 2014 12:15pm - 12:30pm
Lower Picnic Tent

12:30pm

Crypto key signing party
We should be using porcfest as an event to build the web of trust between liberty activists so we can use secure communication to talk to each other. Come to the key signing party to present your public keys to each other in person.

Speakers

Friday June 27, 2014 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Lower Picnic Tent

1:00pm

Justin Myles Holmes
Strange harmonic tones of liberty and other cannabis-induced shenanigans.

Speakers
avatar for Justin Holmes

Justin Holmes

Chief Chocobo Breeder, slashRoot
I try to regularly engage in acts that prevent me from being taken too seriously. I'm a programmer / activist from beautiful New Paltz, NY. I think I'm a pretty decent Python programmer (for a Django guy - boom). I run a tech collective called slashRoot. Some of you from NY visited our coffee shop from 2009-2012. Don't worry, we'll do another one when we get around to it. | | I have been moderating events on a professional basis for... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Porcupine Pavilion

1:00pm

Dehydrating Food Workshop
The most ancient method of food preservation is drying, or as we know it today as dehydration. It can be costly to buy dehydrated food from the supermarket, and it is usually loaded with unwanted sweeteners and other nasty additives. Come learn how to dehydrate your own food. There will be samples to taste. There is no fee for this class but donations will be happily accepted.  

Speakers
avatar for Judy Aron

Judy Aron

CEO and Master Soapmaker, Soap by Judy, LLC
I am passionate about family, liberty, self reliance and enjoying life. I am fortunate to have an incredible husband and we have 3 amazing adult children that I am proud to say were homeschooled and are off pursuing interesting careers. I am a soap junkie, I love crafts, cooking and eating good food and gardening. I also enjoy shooting and have been working to preserve 2nd amendment rights. One of my favorite pastimes is exploring the wine... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Trigger The Move Tent

1:00pm

Transition Towns
Souhegan Transition Network -- a local effort designed to create sustainability and resilience. Sparked by concerns re. peak oil and climate change, and using principles of permaculture, Transition Towns are designed to initiate the "community genius" and help people realize the potential of their particular regioin. I will facilitate a discussion using the experiences of an organizer in a still nascent organization, "Souhegan Transition Network."

Speakers

Friday June 27, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

1:00pm

Tye-dye ages 3-11
Now it’s time for the younger kids to learn the art of tye-dye. You’ll have fun making your own one-of-a-kind T-shirt to take home.

Friday June 27, 2014 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Junior Porc. Lounge

1:00pm

Agorist Pitch Qualification
Interested in entering the Agorist Pitch on Saturday? Come to this session and present your idea to qualify for the competition!


Friday June 27, 2014 1:00pm - 3:00pm
LRN.FM Media Room

1:00pm

Beergasm II

This is a craft beer event open to Free State Brewers. Last year the Beergasm was a huge success, this year we expect an even BIGGER Beergasm!

If you are not a home brewer please bring an interesting craft brew or two to share with the group.

Please note: For the first 60 minutes of this event you will only have access to the event if you have brought beer to share.


Moderators
KB

Kevin Bloom

Lobbyist, Rothbard, Stirner & Dobbs
Area 23 is my new project in Manchester, with Kirk McNeil. It contains The Informal University, The Church of the Sword, and Rothbard, Stirner & Dobbs, our lobbying group. (not to leave out our interns, Kropotkin and Richochet) Also very important are Beer, Liberty, Fireworks, Cigars, Beer, and Scotch. I also enjoy politics, which I realize is very twisted, and Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, who would have understood.

Friday June 27, 2014 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Lower Picnic Tent

1:00pm

Humans vs Zombies

Humans vs. Zombies is a game of tag. All players begin as humans, and three may volunteer to be the zombies. It is not required, but it is recommended that at least one adult is to be a zombie so there can be a contrast between the age groups. If three people do not volunteer, three people will be selected to be the zombies.

 The Objective

  • All humans except for one to be turned into zombies. Once the last man standing is determined, the game ends.

Equipment

  • A bandana to symbolize which team you are on.
  • Foam dart blasters, socks, marshmallow launchers, foam swords, and anything that can be deemed safe to hit people with.

Safety Rules

We all want to have fun while playing HvZ, so it is always good that nobody gets hurt while playing. Here are some of the rules to help keep injuries to a minimum.

  • Be sure to bring shoes you can run in. You don’t want to trip and fall in the campground when there are zombies chasing you.
  • Weapons must not hurt on impact.
  • If someone has been shot or tagged, do not continue to shoot or tag them.

Safe Zones

There are some places where humans and/or zombies can rest. These are counted as “safe zones”, as they are areas where the game is not in effect. Tagging someone in these areas are not counted as turns/stuns. Players within these zones cannot ‘camp’ in a manner of speaking. Players can stay in these zones for 15-30 minutes at maximum. Zombies/humans are not to crowd these areas in wait of someone coming out. Be mindful of your peers.

  • Bathrooms
  • Food vendors
  • Tent sites
  • Other events

Human Rules

The survivor team comprised of those who are to brave the apocalypse. Human players can be determined by the headband around their arm or leg.

  • Stunning a Zombie: Humans can stun a zombie by shooting them with their foam dart blaster, throwing a sock at them, or hitting them with a melee weapon.
  • When tagged: When tagged by a zombie, the human is to remove their headband from their arm, and place it on their head. A tag is a firm grasp, rather than a graze. A zombie can’t just pat someone on the shoulder to turn them.

Zombie Rules

The undead horde comprised of the unlucky souls who were infected from the start. Zombies can be determined by the headband around their head.

  • Feeding: When a human turns into a zombie, they have an unnatural hunger for brains. To turn a human into a fellow zombie, the zombie must grasp a human. Grazing does not count as turning, as stated in the human rules.
  • Being Stunned: When a human player shoots you with a dart, hits you with a foam sword or a sock you are counted as being “stunned”. Once stunned, you are to kneel on the ground and count to 30 out loud. Fast counting is not aloud.

Miscellaneous Rules

  • Do not blast/tag non-players.
  • Non-players are not to interfere with gameplay. This includes but is not limited to spying for either team, or trying to stun a zombie/tag a human if they are not participating.
  • Players are not to guard safe zones or camp at safe zones. Any action taken within the safe zone is not counted as taking place in-game.
  • Zombies are not to use equipment of any sort. This includes shields and weapons. Neither humans nor zombies are allowed to use shields of any sort. A zombie ducking for cover behind a tree, camp sight, or any type of environment does not count as using a shield.
  • Be mindful of Rogers Campground and Porcfests rules as well.

 

We hope you have fun…and happy hunting.


Speakers
JH

Jeremy Harris

Lead Indie Designer, Black Flame Studios


Friday June 27, 2014 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Field

1:45pm

Olde Salt
Friday June 27, 2014 1:45pm - 4:15pm
Porcupine Pavilion

2:00pm

Anarcho-Summit
The Anarcho-Summit is an open discussion revoling around any and all topics related to anarchism. The topics are typically started by the moderator and then expanded on by the audience. New topics are always welcomed to be introduced unless deemed irrelevant by other participants. 

Moderators
avatar for Nick Ford

Nick Ford

Nick Ford is an anarchist without adjectives who lives in New Hampshire. He is a Senior Fellow at the Center for a Stateless Society and a Lead Coordinator for AltExpo. He enjoys reading comic books, telling terrible puns, and writing at his website AbolishWork.com.

Friday June 27, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

2:00pm

Former Child Protective Services Investigator exposes CPS's tactics to kidnap children.
Carlos Morales is a former child protective services investigator, and host of the libertarian podcast and youtube show called "Truth Over Comfort." Carlos' presentation will expose the incentives CPS has to destroy families, their kidnapping of children and the subsidized psychological drugging of them, and what to do if CPS comes after you, your family, or your friends.

Speakers

Friday June 27, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Trigger The Move Tent

3:00pm

Flourish
Friday June 27, 2014 3:00pm - Sunday June 22, 2014 4:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

3:00pm

Outreach: The Importance of Social Media
Learn the importance of social media outreach, the #1 source of recruitment for the Free State Project. Meet the FSP social media team. Give and receive tips on how to be successful at social media outreach. 


Friday June 27, 2014 3:00pm - 3:30pm
LRN.FM Media Room

3:00pm

Why Every Anarchist Should Love Objectivism
There are many reasons that Objectivism and Anarchism are compatible. I am hoping that through this speech, we will grow a little closer as a community and raise our awareness of one another. 

Speakers
avatar for Lauren Rumpler

Lauren Rumpler

Author, Objectivist Girl
Hi, my name is Lauren Rumpler, aka Objectivist Girl. I grew up in West Chester, Ohio and attended Ball State University for college. I began by studying Public Relations. In my second year (first semester), feeling dissatisfied with my relationship with other people, I spoke to a Journalism professor and he recommended that I read “Anthem.” This started a life-long journey for me. I realized that my relationship with others was... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Trigger The Move Tent

3:00pm

Speed Dancing Lesson

A different "partner dance" step will be taught at 3pm in The Arcade each full day of PorcFest XI, culminating in a social dance on Saturday afternoon in which each of the steps can be used. 

Whether you want to learn to dance, are an old smoothie on the dance floor, or despair of ever learning "the steps," this class can benefit you.  There is a quick, easy, painless way to learn to dance without steps!  Call it "Speed Dancing." 

Jody will show you how to lead a partner -- to different types of music -- without either one of you needing to know any particular step!  You will also learn how to follow a leader who is speed dancing.  The outcome will be smooth and easy fun for all.  


Speakers
avatar for Jody Underwood

Jody Underwood

Senior Managing Learning Scientist, Intelligent Automation, Inc.
Jody S. Underwood has a background in education, computer science, and artificial intelligence, and specializes in the use of technology for learning and assessment. She has spent the last 25+ years doing research and development of intelligent tutoring systems, e-learning environments, embedded assessment design in games and simulations, and effective feedback. Dr. Underwood received her B.S. in Computer Science from Hofstra University in... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Arcade

3:00pm

Tye-dye ages 12-17
Learn the art of tie-dye. You’ll have fun making your own one-of-a-kind T-shirt to take home.

Friday June 27, 2014 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Junior Porc. Lounge

3:30pm

@FreeStateNH PorcFest Tweetup
Fun, casual meetup for Twitter users and social networkers to get to know the people behind the avatars. No agenda. Come, talk, mingle, put faces to Twitter handles, make friends.

People new to Twitter or just curious should not hesitate to stop by.

We can't promise anything, but there might even be a small giveaway or two!


Friday June 27, 2014 3:30pm - 4:00pm
LRN.FM Media Room

4:00pm

Reddit meetup
Come and put some faces to the names of the /r/NewHampshire trolls.

Friday June 27, 2014 4:00pm - 4:30pm
LRN.FM Media Room

4:00pm

Technology of Plenty - Distributing the Means of Production
What if we re-designed manufacturing in the same way nature does? Using free and reproducible designs, renewable and sustainable materials, and robotic automation, Open-source distributed manufacturing brings us closer to "Jefferson's ideal democracy" where citizens would have their own means to a self sufficient livelihood. Therefore providing them the time and security required to become an educated, wise, and active participant in their local democracy. But also, the ability to abstain from being a participant in any personally objectional parts of society, economy, etc., without having to risk sacrificing personal security or quality of life.


Friday June 27, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

4:00pm

Story, not Sermon -- Writing libertarian fiction for non-libertarians.
Don't we want our stories to have broad appeal? Don't we want our message to reach folks other than the choir? Most importantly, don't we want our stories to be entertaining? If people aren't enjoying your story, they won't receive your message. Writing Junkies Unlimited (WJU) is a local NH writer's group composed of Free State Project members that has been active for many years. Joins us as we talk about how to accomplish these goals with our fiction.

Speakers
avatar for Dale Everett

Dale Everett

President, In Your Head Productions
I'm focused on creative projects including the Flaming Freedom podcast. I will be speaking at two events along with the other members of Writing Junkies Unlimited. We have been meeting about once a week for many years to hone our writing skills. We'd like to share some of our thoughts with you about what makes or breaks a work of fiction at this year's Porcfest!


Friday June 27, 2014 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Trigger The Move Tent

4:30pm

Keynote: Nick Gillespie
Friday June 27, 2014 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

5:00pm

Intro to Agorism
Joel Williamson, founder of Alliance of Austin Agorists will give a brief introduction to agorism and counter economics.

Speakers

Friday June 27, 2014 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

5:00pm

Agora Market all ages / Photo Op
The perfect chance for your kid to show their inner salesperson.

Come have a picture taken with your new or old friend while enjoying the Agora market.

Friday June 27, 2014 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Junior Porc. Lounge

5:00pm

The Angel Clark Show
Friday June 27, 2014 5:00pm - 7:00pm
LRN.FM Media Room

6:00pm

6:00pm

Midsummer Pagan Ritual
Litha/Midsummer is the longest day and the shortest night of the year. The Goddess is now in full bloom and pregnant with Child, and the Sun God is at the the prime of His virility. This is the peak of the Solar year and the Sun is at the height of its life-giving power. The Earth is in full bloom and everything is lush and green symbolic of fertility and fulfillment and this is a time of joy and celebration, of expansiveness and the celebration of achievements.

Yet within this abundance is the hidden shadow and promise of a return to the Dark. As the Light reaches its peak so this is also the moment when the power of the Sun begins to wane. From now on the days grow shorter and the nights grow longer and we are drawn back into the Dark to complete the Wheel of the Year. So we celebrate the abundance and plenty that has been gifted us and take that joy and gratitude into the turning of the wheel as the Sun King  continues along his path of decent bringing us the dark side of the year. 

Speakers
DH

Denise Hoitt

Tarot Readings by Denise
2nd annual Litha/Midsummer ritual Friday June 27th at 6pm: | It is one of 8 holidays most pagan religions celebrate through out the year. | Litha/Midsummer is the longest day and the shortest night of the year. The Goddess is now in full bloom and pregnant with Child, and the Sun God is at the the prime of His virility. This is the peak of the Solar year and the Sun is at the height of its life-giving power. The Earth is in full bloom and... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Lower Picnic Tent

6:00pm

Keynote: Joel Salatin
Speakers
avatar for Joel Salatin

Joel Salatin

Joel Salatin, 57, is a full-time farmer in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. A third generation alternative farmer, he returned to the farm full-time in 1982 and continued refining and adding to his parents’ ideas. | | The farm services more than 5,000 families, 10 retail outlets, and 50 restaurants through on-farm sales and metropolitan buying clubs with salad bar beef, pastured poultry, eggmobile eggs, pigaerator pork, forage-based rabbits... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

7:00pm

Kids Movie Night: Frozen
Friday June 27, 2014 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Junior Porc. Lounge

7:00pm

Free Talk Live
Friday June 27, 2014 7:00pm - 10:00pm
LRN.FM Media Room

8:00pm

Software Engineers for Liberty – ALL hands
Calling all Software Engineers, Coders, hackers and system admins, Software Engineers for Liberty is hosting its first Hackathon, but in the first hour we will learn what we will be building. This is a critical part of promoting Liberty, so I hope every techie at Porcfest will attend. Visit us at: http://www.softwareengineersforliberty.com

Speakers
avatar for Brandon Navom

Brandon Navom

Founder & President, Software Engineers for Liberty
Brandon Navom is a former Software Systems Engineer for The MITRE Corporation, which Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC), and designs Command and Control systems For the Air Force. Brandon Navom has a B.S. in Computer Science from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and a Master’s of Science in Engineering Management from Tufts University.  Brandon Navom was a Ron Paul delegate for Massachusetts to the 2012 Republican... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

8:00pm

Oneg Shabbat
Unwind from the week's activities and join your fellow Jewish Libertarians to usher in Shabbat with a little prayer, conversation and discussion. Bring a kosher dish to share. Challah and Kosher wine or grape juice will be provided. 

Speakers
avatar for Michael Aron

Michael Aron

I am passionate about liberty and The Constitution. I also treasure my relationship with my wife and children. I am a Toastmaster and love to compete in speech contests. I love reading and solving puzzles such as Sudoku. I have a somewhat twisted sense of humor, which gets me through the toughest situations. I like to learn how to do things myself, like brewing beer and making yogurt.


Friday June 27, 2014 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Arcade

8:00pm

Buzz's Big Gay Dance Party
The King Kong of Dance Parties at PorcFest! This monster started it all! Thumpin' beats, eye candy treats. The 5th year incarnation of Buzz's Big Gay Dance Party will be a nighttime event for the first time! In honor, the party theme will be called: "Shine!" Bring a fun outfit and your best dance moves! Find out what all the fuss is about! Admission is FREE! Friday night, June 27th, in the big tent! 8pm - Midnight Ms. Porcu-Pole 2014 returns. Best Costume, Greatest Dancer, fabulous prizes, many prestige, wow! Be there!

Moderators
Friday June 27, 2014 8:00pm - Saturday June 28, 2014 12:00am
BitTent

9:00pm

More Than Honey
As a follow up to the movie “Queen of the Sun: What the Bees Are Telling Us?” and the “Beginning Beekeeping” Class, come join us for a screening of the movie “More Than Honey”. “Over the past 15 years, numerous colonies of bees have been decimated throughout the world, but the causes of this disaster remain unknown. Depending on the world region, 50% to 90% of all local bees have disappeared, and this epidemic is still spreading from beehive to beehive - all over the planet. Everywhere, the same scenario is repeated: billions of bees leave their hives, never to return. No bodies are found in the immediate surroundings, and no visible predators can be located. Should we blame pesticides or even medication used to combat them? Maybe look at parasites such as Varroa mites? New viruses? Travelling stress? The multiplication of electromagnetic waves disturbing the magnetite nanoparticles found in the bees' abdomen? So far, it looks like a combination of all these agents has been responsible for the weakening of the bees' immune defenses.” http://www.morethanhoneyfilm.com/about.html

Speakers
avatar for Gloria Leustek

Gloria Leustek

Partner & Teacher, Porcupine Acres
I have always been active in the Free State Project. Having been here just over a year, I have gotten very involved. I regularly attend town Select Board meeting, I spearheaded the PorcBuddies program for new movers, and I am a lead coordinator for PorcFest IIIX. I also teach Beekeeping, Mead Making, and other homesteading classes. I just started a new Farm to Market business and have a small flock of chickens along with our bee hives. I love to... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 9:00pm - 11:59pm
Junior Porc. Lounge

9:00pm

You Betcha!
Is it skill? Is it luck? Stake your claim and put your money where your mouth is.

Friday June 27, 2014 9:00pm - 11:59pm
Trigger The Move Tent

9:00pm

Retro LAN party & Software Engineers for Liberty Hackathon
My name is Duke Nukem - and I'm coming to get the rest of you alien bastards!

We will be spinning up some Quake, DN3D, C&C, Unreal and various other servers so we can party like its 1999. Come talk about games, play a few and see who the frag king of Porcfest is.

Remember kids, rocket jumping doesn't work in real life. 

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Software Engineers for Liberty is a group to help organize Software Engineers and inform them of potential projects they could assist with to help promote Liberty. We are hosting our first Hackathon, AND WE NEED YOU! Even techies with minimal skills can be of a great help, take the “Computer Programming 101” course earlier in the week and then put your skills to use. Visit us at: http://www.softwareengineersforliberty.com

Speakers
avatar for Brandon Navom

Brandon Navom

Founder & President, Software Engineers for Liberty
Brandon Navom is a former Software Systems Engineer for The MITRE Corporation, which Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC), and designs Command and Control systems For the Air Force. Brandon Navom has a B.S. in Computer Science from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and a Master’s of Science in Engineering Management from Tufts University.  Brandon Navom was a Ron Paul delegate for Massachusetts to the 2012 Republican... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 9:00pm - Saturday June 28, 2014 12:00am
Porcupine Pavilion

10:00pm

The Corey Moore Show
Friday June 27, 2014 10:00pm - 11:59pm
LRN.FM Media Room
 
Saturday, June 28
 

9:00am

Firearms Etiquette
Exhibitors
avatar for Tony Lekas

Tony Lekas

NRA Training Counselor
Tony Lekas is an NRA Training Counselor who teaches pistol, rifle, personal protection inside the home, and personal protection outside the home. He also teaches people to be NRA Instructors. He has been teaching for over 10 Years. | | Tony has lived in New Hampshire since 1979 and has been involved as a friend of the FSP since the beginning.


Saturday June 28, 2014 9:00am - 9:30am
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

9:00am

Frugal Living
Learn how to live better and smarter. Just about anything can be accomplished less expensively. This class will inform participants in the art of couponing, bargaining, taking advantage of the secondary markets, and achieving your goals on a budget.

Speakers
DF

D. Fox

I'm a freedom minded working mom. I am passionate about being self sufficient, having a healthy family, and financial freedom.


Saturday June 28, 2014 9:00am - 9:45am
Porcupine Pavilion

9:00am

Liberty is More Dangerous Than You Think
The vast majority of people in government are brainlessly doing their jobs without considering the concepts of liberty. For that reason most government employees, even in the alphabet agencies, don't see libertarianism as a real threat to their parasitic lifestyle. But there are a few parasites that understand our philosophy and they understand the threat we pose. We should also understand the threat we pose and we should consider what will happen when more parasites catch on to us and understand our message.

Speakers
avatar for Ben Stone

Ben Stone

After years in the aerospace industry and in private business, Ben Stone was set to enjoy his retirement years, tending his vegetable garden and trying to be a good Quaker. But one thing stood in his way; a vision of the State, distinct from traditional views of government, that no one else was talking about. An old vision reaching back into antiquity, exposing that enemy of mankind and shining a light on chains that bind humanity. | For Ben... Read More →


Saturday June 28, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
BitTent

9:00am

Employment Success in NH
This jobs talk will be geared toward those who are looking to find the best ways to start of build a career in New Hampshire.  Brittany Ping will answer your questions and provide insight on what you need to know about dealing with NH (or MA) employers.  She will also provide a recap of employment opportunities and projections in NH, including data from New Hampshire Employment Security.  

This is an interactive talk, so bring your resume along as well! Brittany will give it the "30 second glance" HR professionals are known for and will provide immediate feedback on what works and what doesn't. 

Speakers
avatar for Brittany Ping

Brittany Ping

I moved to NH 3 years ago with my husband. I have 5 years of experience in Human Resources and I'm a generalist for the only Fortune 1000 in the state. I also love beer and will be hosting the Beergasm on Thursday afternoon! | | Liberty beer lovers will celebrate the world of fine crafted beer. | | How it works: | | Each guest brings a premium 6 pack/and or bottle(s) of beer (no Bud, Coors Light, Milwaukee’s Best, etc.) as... Read More →


Saturday June 28, 2014 9:00am - 11:00am
LRN.FM Media Room

9:00am

PorcOlympics
The yearly fun continues

Saturday June 28, 2014 9:00am - 12:00pm
Field

9:00am

Irregular Conflict: History and Practice
Using historical examples and analyses of guerrilla and irregular conflicts through the ages in the West, this seminar will provide a detailed primer on how these conflicts evolve, the ecology of successful revolution and secession and how peaceful means of statist divorce may be achieved.

Speakers
BB

Bill Buppert

President, Lysander Spooner Foundation
Bill Buppert is a retired Army officer who has written and spoken widely on the issues of freedom and liberty. He is the Founder and Publisher of ZeroGov.com where he publishes essays twice weekly.. The abolitionist author of ZeroGov: Limited Government, Unicorns and other Mythological Creatures, he lives with his family in the American SW in the high desert. Bill is working on two books this year: a novel and a book examining all of Lysander... Read More →


Saturday June 28, 2014 9:00am - 1:00pm
Trigger The Move Tent

9:30am

Legislative Activism: Seizing the Reins of Power
One of the reasons New Hampshire was selected as the Free State is because, due to its unusually large State House of Representatives, it's relatively easy to get elected. In fact, around two dozen FSP early movers have already been elected to the State House! Dozens more have been elected to town councils and committees. Come learn tips, tricks and success stories from people who have been in the trenches of state politics, running campaigns, serving in the legislature, writing laws to expand freedom, fighting bad laws, gaining national press coverage, and mastering the fine art of working within the system to increase liberty in New Hampshire. This will be a panel discussion hosted by the New Hampshire Liberty Alliance.   

Saturday June 28, 2014 9:30am - 11:00am
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

10:00am

Meet The Board
Whether you want to tell us we're doing a good job (because you never even knew we existed) or want to throw tomatoes (because now you know we do), join members of the FSP board on Saturday at 10:00AM to discuss the future of the FSP. Bring your questions (but leave the tomatoes at home, please!).

Moderators
avatar for Carla Gericke

Carla Gericke

President Emeritus, Free State Project
Former attorney, activist, and writer Carla Gericke is president emeritus of the Free State Project. This February, she triggered the move two years ahead of projections. In 2009 and 2010, Carla organized PorcFest, doubling attendance during this time. She has been attending since 2006, and remains amazed and inspired by the beauty of the vibe and the strength of the tribe on this liberty quest called PorcFest.

Speakers
avatar for Varrin Swearingen

Varrin Swearingen

Liberty Ecclesia
Varrin Swearingen is a Christian, husband, father, teacher, libertarian, musician, and international airline pilot. He was born and raised in California and was first exposed to libertarian ideas in elementary school. | | He is one of three graduates of Pioneer Christian Academy, a school started and operated by Marshall Fritz, who was also the founder of the Advocates for Self-Government and Network for Educational Opportunity. | | Varrin... Read More →
avatar for Jody Underwood

Jody Underwood

Senior Managing Learning Scientist, Intelligent Automation, Inc.
Jody S. Underwood has a background in education, computer science, and artificial intelligence, and specializes in the use of technology for learning and assessment. She has spent the last 25+ years doing research and development of intelligent tutoring systems, e-learning environments, embedded assessment design in games and simulations, and effective feedback. Dr. Underwood received her B.S. in Computer Science from Hofstra University in... Read More →


Saturday June 28, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Porcupine Pavilion

10:00am

The Impact of the Silk Road case on 21st Century Law
I am the mother of Ross Ulbricht, the man accused of creating and running the Silk Road website. Although I have no private information about the case and am not a lawyer, I am in close communication with Ross and his attorney, Joshua Dratel. I have learned from Mr. Dratel how the outcome of this case will set precedent, influence new law and impact our freedom and constitutional rights. I want to share this information and why it's important

Speakers
avatar for Lyn Ulbricht

Lyn Ulbricht

Lyn Ulbricht is the mother of Ross Ulbricht, the creator of the Silk Road website. Ross was convicted of seven felony counts. Deeply involved with her son’s defense, Lyn has worked to bring awareness to the case through www.FreeRoss.org, media interviews, public appearances, and other efforts. Since Ross was arrested, she has witnessed how the government prosecutes citizens, suppresses evidence, and violates the Constitution. She believes... Read More →


Saturday June 28, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
BitTent

10:00am

Homemade Skip-It’s
Saturday June 28, 2014 10:00am - 12:00pm
Junior Porc. Lounge

10:00am

Gods and Masters: When the Moon Turns Black
Though occupied by the heavy-handed Gronman Empire, the city of Ndokijo has remained relatively free. Its people live in defiance of imperial law, travelling to and from foreign territory with ease, trading in myriad illegal goods, and circumventing Gronman censors.
But now the empire is playing nasty. In her first day on the job, the newly appointed High Inquisitor Prylana has burned the only free press to the ground, imposed a strict military curfew, and imprisoned over a dozen agorist vendors.
Someone needs to break these entrepreneurs out of prison before they end up on the business end of a firing squad. Someone needs to keep the black market and illicit arms trade running, turning a tidy profit in the meantime. And someone needs to deal with High Inquisitor Prylana, before she crushes the spirit of a free city. That someone is you.

This event is a fantasy Role-Playing Game with heavy liberty elements. Players will use the Savage Worlds system. Everything will be provided, from pre-generated character sheets and dice to miniatures. Experienced gamers and new players alike are welcome.

Speakers
CT

Calvin Thompson

Wyoming Liberty Group
You live the way the world should be, to show it what it could be... I love history, and I love political theory just as much as I despise politics. I have my own opinions and I encourage you to try to change them. An unchanging mind is a stagnant one, and I get very weary talking to people who already have the world figured out.


Saturday June 28, 2014 10:00am - 1:00pm
Lower Picnic Tent

11:00am

Lockpicking 101
Open locks with out a key by learning how they work, you'll also learn about different kinds of locks and the best ones that you can use for your home. You'll get a practice lock and a lock pick set to take home with you when you finish.

Please note: This is a paid class. You are welcome to attend and observe for free but if you would like a pick set and practice lock for the event you will need a ticket.

Speakers

Saturday June 28, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

11:00am

The Inevitable Collapse Of The State
Speakers
JT

Jeffrey Tucker

Jeffrey Tucker is founder and CEO of Liberty.me, distinguished fellow of the Foundation for Economic Education, Executive Editor of Laissez Faire Books, and research fellow of the Acton Institute. He is the founder of the CryptoCurrency Conference, serves as economic consultant Let’s Talk Bitcoin, and writes a fortnightly column for The Freeman and Crisis Magazine. He is author of Bourbon for Breakfast, It’s a Jetson’s World, and A... Read More →


Saturday June 28, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
BitTent

11:00am

Flaming Freedom
A weekly radio show & podcast of LGBT libertarians shootin' the poop, with no subject off limits! Come meet the cast for this LIVE show.

Saturday June 28, 2014 11:00am - 1:00pm
LRN.FM Media Room

11:15am

Chemtrails
The fringes of the internet tell tall tales of a vast conspiracy to spray chemicals from airplanes to control such things as the weather, your health, and even your mind. But are they true or just a bunch of empty paranoid theories from people who don't know the first thing about airplanes? Don't guess, ask an experienced airline pilot. Varrin has over 20 years of experience in aviation and over 10,000 hours of flying time, mostly in widebody commercial jets. He'll apply his real world experience as he explains the various causes of those mysterious trails behind airplanes and set the record straight about just what they are. There might even be a surprise or two along the way!

Speakers
avatar for Varrin Swearingen

Varrin Swearingen

Liberty Ecclesia
Varrin Swearingen is a Christian, husband, father, teacher, libertarian, musician, and international airline pilot. He was born and raised in California and was first exposed to libertarian ideas in elementary school. | | He is one of three graduates of Pioneer Christian Academy, a school started and operated by Marshall Fritz, who was also the founder of the Advocates for Self-Government and Network for Educational Opportunity. | | Varrin... Read More →


Saturday June 28, 2014 11:15am - 12:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

12:00pm

Group Picture

Be part of history (again) and join us for the annual Porcfest group picture.

Assemble on the field at 12pm and look up when instructed to be captured by drone. 


Saturday June 28, 2014 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Field

12:00pm

Vermicomposting
Learn how to turn your kitchen waste into a valuable garden amendment using vermicomposting worms. One lucky attendee will win their own vermicomposting bin including worms.

Speakers
avatar for Peter T Bosse II

Peter T Bosse II

Cooperative Individualist
Since moving in 2010, my wife and I have built a super-insulated ICF house from scratch, helped other free staters get settled, and become new parents. We heat our home exclusively with wood harvested on our property and have done all the planning, design, and almost all of the construction ourselves. When we have needed help, we've hired free staters. Our experiment is trying to build a resilient and sustainable life from scratch, while... Read More →


Saturday June 28, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

12:30pm

Elextacy
Elextacy, a politically driven rock project centered in NH. Songs breech a multitude of genres, political & social topics, stressing global awareness.

http://lxtc.net
http://Elextacy.net

Saturday June 28, 2014 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

1:00pm

How Not to be a Creepertarian
A panel about human dynamics which focuses on communication styles that are often perceived (sometimes rightfully so) as creepy, too direct, and/or disrespectful of the individual.

Saturday June 28, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

1:00pm

New Hampshire Legislative Victories: Past and Future
An historical perspective on some of the great legislative victories in New Hampshire. There will be a brief introduction to several of the active pro-liberty organizations in New Hampshire. The panel will conclude with a sneak peak at new technologies being implemented to improve legislative victories going forward.

Speakers
avatar for Mark Warden

Mark Warden

Realtor, Team Porcupine Real Estate
Mark Warden is a FSP participant and early mover. He has been in the real estate business for 20 years as an agent, investor, and landlord. Mark formed “Team Porcupine Real Estate” in 2009, serving residential and commercial real estate clients, particularly libertarians, AnCaps, and Free State Project participants. | | Active politically, Mark served two terms in the New Hampshire legislature. He sponsored a number of bills to... Read More →


Saturday June 28, 2014 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Trigger The Move Tent

1:00pm

Ice Cream Social
The sweetest fundraiser hosted by Pheonix Robotics.

Saturday June 28, 2014 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Junior Porc. Lounge

1:00pm

Freedom Feens
Saturday June 28, 2014 1:00pm - 3:00pm
LRN.FM Media Room

1:00pm

Agorist Pitch
The Agorist Pitch is Back! Blackmarket entrepreneurs pitch their ideas for their budding Agorist's businesses. Contestants will go to extreme lengths to win an ounce of gold, $1000 in Bitcoins or $500 in silver. Judges and the audience will decide the winners in this off the wall competition. If you would like to be considered as a contestants come to tryouts with something entertaining. 


Saturday June 28, 2014 1:00pm - 3:00pm
BitTent

1:00pm

Humans vs Zombies

Humans vs. Zombies is a game of tag. All players begin as humans, and three may volunteer to be the zombies. It is not required, but it is recommended that at least one adult is to be a zombie so there can be a contrast between the age groups. If three people do not volunteer, three people will be selected to be the zombies.

 The Objective

  • All humans except for one to be turned into zombies. Once the last man standing is determined, the game ends.

Equipment

  • A bandana to symbolize which team you are on.
  • Foam dart blasters, socks, marshmallow launchers, foam swords, and anything that can be deemed safe to hit people with.

Safety Rules

We all want to have fun while playing HvZ, so it is always good that nobody gets hurt while playing. Here are some of the rules to help keep injuries to a minimum.

  • Be sure to bring shoes you can run in. You don’t want to trip and fall in the campground when there are zombies chasing you.
  • Weapons must not hurt on impact.
  • If someone has been shot or tagged, do not continue to shoot or tag them.

Safe Zones

There are some places where humans and/or zombies can rest. These are counted as “safe zones”, as they are areas where the game is not in effect. Tagging someone in these areas are not counted as turns/stuns. Players within these zones cannot ‘camp’ in a manner of speaking. Players can stay in these zones for 15-30 minutes at maximum. Zombies/humans are not to crowd these areas in wait of someone coming out. Be mindful of your peers.

  • Bathrooms
  • Food vendors
  • Tent sites
  • Other events

Human Rules

The survivor team comprised of those who are to brave the apocalypse. Human players can be determined by the headband around their arm or leg.

  • Stunning a Zombie: Humans can stun a zombie by shooting them with their foam dart blaster, throwing a sock at them, or hitting them with a melee weapon.
  • When tagged: When tagged by a zombie, the human is to remove their headband from their arm, and place it on their head. A tag is a firm grasp, rather than a graze. A zombie can’t just pat someone on the shoulder to turn them.

Zombie Rules

The undead horde comprised of the unlucky souls who were infected from the start. Zombies can be determined by the headband around their head.

  • Feeding: When a human turns into a zombie, they have an unnatural hunger for brains. To turn a human into a fellow zombie, the zombie must grasp a human. Grazing does not count as turning, as stated in the human rules.
  • Being Stunned: When a human player shoots you with a dart, hits you with a foam sword or a sock you are counted as being “stunned”. Once stunned, you are to kneel on the ground and count to 30 out loud. Fast counting is not aloud.

Miscellaneous Rules

  • Do not blast/tag non-players.
  • Non-players are not to interfere with gameplay. This includes but is not limited to spying for either team, or trying to stun a zombie/tag a human if they are not participating.
  • Players are not to guard safe zones or camp at safe zones. Any action taken within the safe zone is not counted as taking place in-game.
  • Zombies are not to use equipment of any sort. This includes shields and weapons. Neither humans nor zombies are allowed to use shields of any sort. A zombie ducking for cover behind a tree, camp sight, or any type of environment does not count as using a shield.
  • Be mindful of Rogers Campground and Porcfests rules as well.

 

We hope you have fun…and happy hunting.


Speakers
JH

Jeremy Harris

Lead Indie Designer, Black Flame Studios


Saturday June 28, 2014 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Field

2:00pm

2:15pm

Night of January 16th - A Play By Ayn Rand
What if everything you ever believed was on trial? Join us and cast your verdict on Rand's most successful theatrical piece, an exploration of good and evil as only she knows how in her first fiction piece. This is the one that started it all - A MUST SEE!

Saturday June 28, 2014 2:15pm - 4:45pm
Porcupine Pavilion

2:30pm

101 Reasons Film pre-release presentation
The FSP's list of 101 Reasons to Move to New Hampshire has helped inspire thousands of people to become signers. Director, Beau Davis ("Derek J's Victimless Crime Spree"), and Executive Producer, Vince Perfetto, are working on bringing the list to life in their full length film, "101 Reasons: Liberty Lives in New Hampshire", due out this fall. Join them for a presentation explaining the film's vision, progress, future, and for the debut of their next pre-release videos, including the premier of the first trailer. A Q&A session will be provided as well.

Speakers

Saturday June 28, 2014 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Trigger The Move Tent

3:00pm

Family Group Photo

We are starting a new tradition at Porcfest this year, the family group picture. If you have children with you at PF, grown or otherwise, bring them show the FSP is full of families!


Saturday June 28, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Junior Porc. Lounge

3:00pm

The Definitive Guide to Libertarian Victory
Too many libertarians argue about how we will get to liberty, but many do not consider the social pressures that are preventing libertarian thought from becoming mainstream. Join Corey Moore as he explains why mastering money, power and influence will allow us to achieve our ideal society.

Speakers

Saturday June 28, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

3:00pm

Social Dance

A different "partner dance" step will be taught at 3pm in The Arcade each full day of PorcFest XI, culminating in this dance, in which each of the steps will be used. 

This dance is "social" because it is partner dancing and everyone will have the chance to mix around and socialize on the dance floor.  It will open it with a 1/2-hour waltz lesson by Jody.  A variety of music will be played, such as waltz, swing, and Latin . . . including a few pieces during which dancers will be encouraged to switch partners during the number for extra fun, challenge, and hilarity.  Don't be intimidated!  Some of the steps can be danced by anyone who can walk.  Y'all come!


Speakers
avatar for Melinda Nielsen

Melinda Nielsen

Scheduling Coordinator, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
I am a recovering social democrat. Still-social democrat friends and family ask me for the concrete details of a free society, and I don't have many answers, but I am clear on non-aggression. I love learning, dancing, meeting new people and ideas, and off-road cycling. I don't love grappling with ADHD, but it's teaching me (slowly!) to work with reality as it is. | | I am also a recovering sexual person. Several months ago my therapist... Read More →
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Mayor Tony

Mayor, Free State Project
Porcfests very own official unofficial Mayor. While not holding any real office of state or government, is always willing to share his own often unique philosophies. Believing the biggest evil today is centralized government and central planning, Tony often talks about a completely decentralized and new peer2peer technologies seizing control from an overbearing government.
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Jody Underwood

Senior Managing Learning Scientist, Intelligent Automation, Inc.
Jody S. Underwood has a background in education, computer science, and artificial intelligence, and specializes in the use of technology for learning and assessment. She has spent the last 25+ years doing research and development of intelligent tutoring systems, e-learning environments, embedded assessment design in games and simulations, and effective feedback. Dr. Underwood received her B.S. in Computer Science from Hofstra University in... Read More →
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Steven Vasquez

Steven is the NY State Coordinator for Campaign for Liberty, a non-partisan political not-for-profit of over 600,000 members working to restore individual liberty and a Constitutional Limited Government. | | In his other life, Steven is a chronic entrepreneur having started the consumer electronics company, ReQuest and is now doing Internet Marketing for a successful Internet Retailer. In 2008, Steven ran for Congress in the NY 21st District... Read More →


Saturday June 28, 2014 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Arcade

3:00pm

Black Sheep Rising
Saturday June 28, 2014 3:00pm - 5:00pm
LRN.FM Media Room

3:15pm

Meadows Brothers
Saturday June 28, 2014 3:15pm - 4:45pm
BitTent

3:30pm

Private Event
Speakers

Saturday June 28, 2014 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Trigger The Move Tent

4:00pm

We are Change New Hampshire - Goshe King, John Blithe, Chuckelberry Griffenburg
WRC-NH is an alternative media outlet, which has been active in NH for many years, and its been active to create general awareness in public regarding things which affect life and liberty. Some of the topics covered are 9/11 truth, wars, governments tyranny and oppression etc.

Saturday June 28, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

4:00pm

Bardo Pig Roast
A heaping plate of delicious slow cooked pork is now an annual tradition at PorcFest!

Moderators
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Jody Underwood

Senior Managing Learning Scientist, Intelligent Automation, Inc.
Jody S. Underwood has a background in education, computer science, and artificial intelligence, and specializes in the use of technology for learning and assessment. She has spent the last 25+ years doing research and development of intelligent tutoring systems, e-learning environments, embedded assessment design in games and simulations, and effective feedback. Dr. Underwood received her B.S. in Computer Science from Hofstra University in... Read More →

Saturday June 28, 2014 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Lower Picnic Tent

4:45pm

From New Hampshire With Love
Speakers
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Carla Gericke

President Emeritus, Free State Project
Former attorney, activist, and writer Carla Gericke is president emeritus of the Free State Project. This February, she triggered the move two years ahead of projections. In 2009 and 2010, Carla organized PorcFest, doubling attendance during this time. She has been attending since 2006, and remains amazed and inspired by the beauty of the vibe and the strength of the tribe on this liberty quest called PorcFest.


Saturday June 28, 2014 4:45pm - 5:30pm
Porcupine Pavilion

5:00pm

9/11 and the Nexus of the Police State
9/11 changed the world and everything that matters. Nothing remained the same when it came down to individual liberty and freedom. We are here today to remind all of you, about the shackles you wear, and all because one one single pretext, the 9/11 hoax. Welcome to the discussion of 9/11 and the nexus of the police state.


Saturday June 28, 2014 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

5:00pm

One Man Band
Saturday June 28, 2014 5:00pm - 6:30pm
BitTent

5:30pm

Patrick Byrne
Saturday June 28, 2014 5:30pm - 6:45pm
Porcupine Pavilion

6:00pm

Force and the NAP
This panel will discuss various hypothetical abstractions regarding what behavior is and isn't allowable under the non-aggression principle (NAP), as well as whether the NAP is a useful tool for analyzing all force. The historical development of the NAP will be discussed. Hypotheticals involving current people, places, or governments will not be discussed.


Saturday June 28, 2014 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Shaolin Zombie Survival Station

6:45pm

Jordan Page
Saturday June 28, 2014 6:45pm - 8:15pm
BitTent

7:00pm

Freedom Feud

Returning for its second year is PorcFest’s primetime game show which features a format inspired by TV’s Family Feud. Join MC Bob Murphy and teams of liberty “families” as they compete for Porcupine glory.


Moderators
Speakers

Saturday June 28, 2014 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Porcupine Pavilion

7:00pm

Free Talk Live
Saturday June 28, 2014 7:00pm - 10:00pm
LRN.FM Media Room

9:00pm

Sovereign Living Episodes 4-6
Sovereign Living is an educational reality based program that follows the Blush Family in their quest to lead a more natural and voluntary life. Topics covered include self sufficiency, stateless conflict resolution, natural home births, alternative currencies, Porcfest, natural medicine / alternative healthcare, and more! Come see never before screened episodes. The production value of this show sets the bar for liberty media moving forward. 

Speakers
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Catherine Bleish

Center for Natural Living


Saturday June 28, 2014 9:00pm - 11:59pm
Junior Porc. Lounge

9:00pm

UNCE Dance Party
Join DJ linkmindz, DJ Chord & DJ Psylex for three hours of the best in electronic music to finish off PorcFest.

Moderators
Saturday June 28, 2014 9:00pm - 11:59pm
Porcupine Pavilion

9:00pm

You Betcha!
Is it skill? Is it luck? Stake your claim and put your money where your mouth is.

Speakers

Saturday June 28, 2014 9:00pm - 11:59pm
Trigger The Move Tent

10:00pm

Off the Air Live
Saturday June 28, 2014 10:00pm - 11:59pm
LRN.FM Media Room
 
Sunday, June 29
 

8:00am

Christian Worship Service
Speakers
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Varrin Swearingen

Liberty Ecclesia
Varrin Swearingen is a Christian, husband, father, teacher, libertarian, musician, and international airline pilot. He was born and raised in California and was first exposed to libertarian ideas in elementary school. | | He is one of three graduates of Pioneer Christian Academy, a school started and operated by Marshall Fritz, who was also the founder of the Advocates for Self-Government and Network for Educational Opportunity. | | Varrin... Read More →


Sunday June 29, 2014 8:00am - 10:00am
Junior Porc. Lounge

9:00am

Campground Cleanup
Moderators
Sunday June 29, 2014 9:00am - 12:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion

10:00am

Writer's Workshop: Beating Out Your Plot
Bring whatever you have from a writing project that's been gathering dust. The team of Writing Junkies Unlimited will guide several folks through creation of the core elements of a compelling narrative outline. Seeing this process in action should help you achieve the structure necessary to turn raw creativity into productivity. The next step? BICHOK--Butt In Chair, Hands On Keyboard!

Speakers
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Dale Everett

President, In Your Head Productions
I'm focused on creative projects including the Flaming Freedom podcast. I will be speaking at two events along with the other members of Writing Junkies Unlimited. We have been meeting about once a week for many years to hone our writing skills. We'd like to share some of our thoughts with you about what makes or breaks a work of fiction at this year's Porcfest!


Sunday June 29, 2014 10:00am - 12:00pm
Trigger The Move Tent

11:00am

Church Of The Sword

Does your religion have pie?


Speakers
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Kevin Bloom

Lobbyist, Rothbard, Stirner & Dobbs
Area 23 is my new project in Manchester, with Kirk McNeil. It contains The Informal University, The Church of the Sword, and Rothbard, Stirner & Dobbs, our lobbying group. (not to leave out our interns, Kropotkin and Richochet) Also very important are Beer, Liberty, Fireworks, Cigars, Beer, and Scotch. I also enjoy politics, which I realize is very twisted, and Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, who would have understood.


Sunday June 29, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Field

12:00pm

Volunteer & Cleanup Crew Meal
Moderators
Sunday June 29, 2014 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Porcupine Pavilion