15th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference, 2019

Thursday, 3rd of October 2019
10:00 AM CST

Conference video playlist

Nick Egnatz
Nov 8, 2019
Nick Egnatz: "Monetary Reform for Dummies" Thursday, October 3, 2019.
Joe Bongiovanni
Nov 27, 2019
Joe Bongiovanni: "Where Are the Economists When We NEED Them?" Thursday, October 3, 2019. Joe Bongiovanni, America's preeminent living monetary reformer, discusses “A Program For Monetary Reform” ...
Joe Bongiovanni Q&A
Nov 27, 2019
Joe Bongiovanni: "Where Are the Economists When We NEED Them?" Thursday, October 3, 2019. Joe Bongiovanni, America's preeminent living monetary reformer, discusses “A Program For Monetary Reform” ...
John Conroy
Nov 8, 2019
John Conroy: "Money Is A Function Of The Law." Thursday, October 3, 2019
Thursday afternoon panel
Nov 8, 2019
Thursday afternoon panel discussing the opening day sessions, October 3, 2019.
Howard Switzer
Nov 8, 2019
Howard Switzer: "Green Money and the Green New Deal - Green New Deal? Whose? A comparison." Friday October 4, 2019.
Randy Cook and Tom Asbridge: "Parity Money Creation." Friday, October 4, 2019.
Nov 8, 2019
Randy Cook and Tom Asbridge from the National Organization for Raw Materials (NORM) on parity, Friday, October 4, 2019.
Randy Cook and Tom Asbridge: "Parity Money Creation." - Q&A. Friday, October 4, 2019.
Nov 8, 2019
Randy Cook and Tom Asbridge from the National Organization for Raw Materials (NORM) on parity - continued, Q&A, Friday, October 4, 2019
Randy Cook and Tom Asbridge Q&A wrap
Nov 28, 2019
Randy Cook and Tom Asbridge from the National Organization for Raw Materials (NORM) on parity - continued, Q&A wrap-up, Friday, October 4, 2019
Friday afternoon parity panel part 1
Nov 8, 2019
Friday afternoon parity panel - part 1, October 2, 2019.
Friday afternoon parity panel part 2
Nov 8, 2019
Friday afternoon parity panel - part 2, October 4, 2019.
Uli Kortsch
Nov 8, 2019
Uli Kortsch: "Conversion Scenarios - Three conversion scenarios: from the current system to one of Chicago Plan (instant), or sovereign money (incremental), or systemic solvency." ...
Bill Bergman
Nov 8, 2019
Bill Bergman: "The Public Purse: What Do We Know and When Do We Know It?" Friday, October 4, 2019.
Bill Bergman Q&A
Nov 28, 2019
Bill Bergman: "The Public Purse: What Do We Know and When Do We Know It?" (Q&A) Friday, October 4, 2019.
Govert Schuller
Nov 8, 2019
Govert Schuller: "A Monetary Bibliography." Friday, October 4, 2019.
Govert Schuller Q&A
Nov 8, 2019
Govert Schuller: "A Monetary Bibliography." Friday, October 4, 2019. (Part 2)
Geraldine Perry
Nov 8, 2019
Geraldine Perry: "19th Century Populists and the Money Question." Friday, October 4, 2019.
Saturday afternoon panel
Nov 28, 2019
Saturday afternoon panel: Jamie Walton. October 5, 2019.
Gala Dinner
Nov 28, 2019
15th Annual AMI Conference Gala Dinner. Saturday, October 5, 2019.
Sue Peters Keynote Address part 1
Nov 8, 2019
Sue Peters, Inaugural Robert Poteat Lecture: "DEBT DRIVES WAR & WAR DRIVES DEBT: The Powers of Bank Credit Creation in World War I." Keynote Address, Saturday, ...
Sue Peters Keynote Address part 2
Nov 8, 2019
Sue Peters, Inaugural Robert Poteat Lecture: "DEBT DRIVES WAR & WAR DRIVES DEBT: The Powers of Bank Credit Creation in World War I." Keynote Address, Saturday, ...
Sue Peters Keynote Address wrap
Nov 28, 2019
Sue Peters, Inaugural Robert Poteat Lecture: "DEBT DRIVES WAR & WAR DRIVES DEBT: The Powers of Bank Credit Creation in World War I." Keynote Address, Saturday, ...
Jamie Walton
Nov 28, 2019
Jamie Walton: "The NEED Act: A Strategic Way Forward." Sunday, October 6, 2019.
Sunday morning panel part 1
Nov 28, 2019
Sunday morning panel: Dr. Norman Ehrentreich, Govert Schuller, Jamie Walton. October 6, 2019. (Part 1)
Sunday morning panel part 2
Nov 28, 2019
Sunday morning panel: Dr. Norman Ehrentreich, Govert Schuller, Jamie Walton. October 6, 2019. (Part 2)

Dear Friends,

We proudly announce our 15th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference, bringing together some of the world’s leading experts on monetary history and theory together with some of the world’s most serious advocates of real and achievable economic and monetary reforms.

The Conference (and Gala Dinner) venue is University Center, 525 S. State St, Chicago, IL 60605. As there is very little time left to make all the arrangements, please think, and act now. If you can’t come, consider making a donation to help us offer those student and teacher scholarships (just click the Donate button below).

Thanks and warmest regards, hoping to see you in October!

Jamie Walton
Interim Director
AMI

“Do not be afraid – and remember: Action dispels fear.”

– Stephen Zarlenga, AMI co-founder and first Director 1941-2017
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Conference Speakers

Bill Bergman
Bill Bergman

Bill Bergman is Director of Researh at the Think Tank Truth in Accounting. He was previously an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Bill will discuss the financial situation of Chicago and Illinois. This year Bill will discuss The Public Purse: What Do We Know and When Do We Know...

Dr. Amara Enyia
Amara Enyia

Dr. Amara Enyia is a Public Policy expert on city and state policy as well as international affairs/foreign policy with expertise in Central Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. She writes extensively on issues of education, economic development, fiscal policy, equity in policy, and systems thinking. In addition to Bachelors degrees in...

Dr. Norman Ehrentreich
Norman Ehrentreich

Dr. Norman Ehrentreich received his Ph.D.in finance with summa cum laude in 2006 after completing hismaster's degree with a specialization in monetary economics and growth theory in 1999.His thesis on an artificial stock market simulation has become a standard textbook on behavioral-based agent-based modeling and was a precursor of modern...

Geraldine Perry
Geraldine Perry

Geraldine Perry is the co-author of The Two Faces of Money and the sole author of Climate Change, Land Use and Monetary Policy: The New Trifecta, as well as numerous articles on the web. Geri's presentation is the result of a collaborative effort between members of the Alliance for Just Money, associates of the AMI, and current and past officers...

Govert Schuller
Govert Schuller

Govert Schuller is a Dutch-American author who writes about Jiddu Krishnamurti, Theosophy and philosophy. He studied philosophy in the Netherlands and studied under the Heidegger scholar Theodore Kisiel at Northern Illinois University. He has a masters degree from the University of Wales on the topic of narrative identity theory and is now a...

Howard Switzer
Howard Switzer

Howard Switzer is a Tennessee architect working in eco-friendly building methods and builds energy efficient, healthy, homes and has presented at the International Materials Research Congress. He is a founding member and was co-chair of the Green Party of Tennessee 2002-2003, serving many terms on the Green Party’s National Committee as a...

Jamie Walton
Jamie Walton

Jamie Walton worked for two years in Congressman Dennis Kucinich’s office, helping put the N.E.E.D. bill together. He will describe how its various elements work together, the three key elements of this single reform being: 1) incorporation of the Federal Reserve into the U.S. Treasury; 2) decisively ending what's called "Fractional Reserve...

Joe Bongiovanni
Joe Bongiovanni

Joe Bongiovanni is a second-generation monetary reformer, Co-founder and Director of the Kettle Pond Institute (KPI) in Vermont, a Co-founder and Member of the Alliance for Just Money (AFJM) of Bloomington, IL, and a Member of the Green Party U.S. Banking and Monetary Reform Committee...

John Conroy
John Conroy

John Conroy has a B.S. in Finance (1987) from Northern Illinois University and has a interest in monetary history, theory, and reform. John presented: Money Is A Function Of The Law — which will suggest that money is determined by way of legislation, and old technology such as coins can be useful for the purpose of enacting reforms....

John Howell
John Howell

John Howell (Ph.D., UCLA, 1968) is a retired physiologist from Ohio University, where he was the recipient of numerous awards for research and for teaching and served as director of the Interdisciplinary Institute for Musculoskeletal Research. He currently serves as a teaching assistant in the Ohio University Department of Classics and World...

Kaoru Yamaguch
Kaoru Yamaguchi

Dr. Kaoru Yamaguchi has continued to refine his highly advanced modelling system to project how HR 2990 will achieve monetary reform. He concluded it will pay off the US national debt as it comes due; provide the funding for infrastructure, which solves the unemployment problem and does this without inflation!

Former Professor Yamaguchi used...

Nick Egnatz
Nick Egnatz

When I first read that our money was created out of thin air by banks when they made loans, I began a desperate search to find out if this could possibly be true. As a Vietnam vet, turned into a peace, social justice and environmental activist, I needed answers. It was probably about fourteen years ago that I fortuitously came across the American...

Nicolaus Tideman
Nicolaus Tideman

Professor Nicolaus Tideman received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago (where he studied under Milton Friedman among others), taught at Harvard (1968-73) and served as Senior Staff Economist at the President’s Council of Economic Advisers (1970-71) before moving to Virginia Tech in 1973. He has been Professor of Economics...

Professor Paul Davidson
Professor Paul Davidson

Professor Paul Davidson is widely regarded as a founder of Post-Keynesian economics in America and holds the J. Fred Holly Chair of Excellence in Political Economy Emeritus at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Professor Davison is highly soughtafter as a critic of mainstream economics. He originally studied natural sciences before turning...

Professor Steve Keen
Professor Steve Keen

Professor Steve Keen is widely regarded as one of the world's most accurate analytical economists, voted in 1st place for the inagural Revere Award for Economics in 2010 by the (Real) World...

Randy Cook (USA)
Randy Cook (USA)

Randy Cook has operated a fruit farm in Charlotte, Michigan, since 1975. Over the last ten years production techniques have focused on eliminating synthetic fertilizers and pesticides while increasing freshness and nutritional quality. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree, with honor, and a provisional teaching certificate for high school...

Sana Syed
Sana Syed

Sana Syed is the Senior Development Manager at the Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN), a community organization that fosters health, wellness, and healing on Chicago's Southside, where she leads the organization’s strategic development initiatives and partnerships. Born and raised in Mumbai, Sana has engaged across divides and worked with...

Sue Peters
Sue Peters

Sue Peters has degrees in History and Education and was an information technologist specializing in finance. Having spent 35 years on Wall Street, the last 15 at a multinational bank, she has an insiders knowledge of the relationship between Wall Street and money. She gave a public in-depth class on the book, The Lost Science of Money, by Stephen...

Uli Kortsch
Uli Kortsch

Uli Kortsch is the Founder of both the newly formed Monetary Institute and Global Partners Investments (GPI). Currently most of his time is spent on the Institute whose mission is to drive monetary and fiscal strategies to better serve and protect humanity. In 2013 he was asked to organize a conference on this topic at the Federal Reserve Bank of...

Virginia Hammon
Virginia Hammon

Virginia Hammon is a facilitator and educator dedicated to improving our money system. Money is by law and we must change the law to change the money. We’ve made several renditions of an Act of Congress. However we do not yet have a simple, clear, comprehensive version. Her presentation is a review of the questions and issues that remain to be...

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