18th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference, 2022

Friday, 7th of October 2022
6:00 PM CDT

Conference video playlist

AMI Conference 2022 - Introduction to Conference and to Monetary Reform
Nov 1, 2022
18th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference, 2022 Introduction to Conference by Steven Walsh and to Introduction to Monetary Reform by Lucille Eckrich See full Schedule and ...
AMI Conference 2022 - Zahid Aziz: Sovereign Monetary Reform with Public Banking
Nov 2, 2022
18th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference, 2022 Zahid Aziz: Sovereign Monetary Reform with Public Banking See full Schedule and learn more here: https://monetary.org/
AMI Conference 2022 - Djamester Simarmata
Nov 2, 2022
18th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference, 2022 Djamester Simarmata: Economic Development and Money Creation: An Indonesian Perspective See full Schedule and learn more here: https://monetary....
AMI Conference 2022 --Govert Schuller
Nov 4, 2022
18th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference, 2022 Govert Schuller: Did Dr. Josh Ryan-Collins go MMT? See full Schedule and learn more here: https://monetary.org/
AMI Conference 2022 - Ellen Brown
Nov 5, 2022
18th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference, 2022 Ellen Brown: The Monetary Scene: The Last Three Years See full Schedule and learn more here: https://monetary.org/
AMI Conference 2022 - Miguel Ordon?ez
Nov 5, 2022
18th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference, 2022 Miguel Ordon?ez: The Role of the State and Individuals in the Reform of Money and Payments See full ...
AMI Conference 2022 - Jesu?s Manuel Utrilla Trinidad
Nov 5, 2022
18th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference, 2022 Jesu?s Manuel Utrilla Trinidad: Uso del dinero soberano: enseñanzas de la historia / Use of Sovereign Money: Teachings ...
AMI Conference 2022 - He?ctor Oscar Gonza?lez Segui?
Nov 5, 2022
18th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference, 2022 He?ctor Oscar Gonza?lez Segui?: Los dólares en efectivo en México / Cash Dollars in Mexico See ...
AMI Conference 2022 - Edgar Wortmann
Nov 5, 2022
18th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference, 2022 Edgar Wortmann: Review of Previous Monetary Reform Proposals See full Schedule and learn more here: https://monetary.org/
AMI Conference 2022 - Sunday intro and Gabriela Dylis
Nov 5, 2022
18th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference, 2022 Sunday intro and Gabriela Dylis: Introducing Monetary Reform to Brazil See full Schedule and learn more here: https://monetary....
AMI Conference 2022 - Christine Desan
May 23, 2023
How To Spend a Trillion Dollars: Our Monetary Hardwiring, Why It Matters, and What We Should Do About It Learn more: https://monetary.org/
AMI Conference 2022 - Sergio Rossi
Nov 5, 2022
18th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference, 2022 Sergio Rossi: Monetary-structural Reforms of our Banking Systems at both National and International Level. See full Schedule and learn ...
AMI Conference 2022 - Bruce Rogers-Vaughn
Nov 6, 2022
18th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference, 2022 Bruce Rogers-Vaughn: Money, Suffering and Hope See full Schedule and learn more here: https://monetary.org/
AMI Conference 2022 - Bruce Woll
Nov 6, 2022
18th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference, 2022 Bruce Woll: Who we are in a Democratic Society See full Schedule and learn more here: https://monetary.org/
AMI Conference 2022 - Steven's Afterword
Nov 6, 2022
18th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference, 2022 Steven's Afterword See full Schedule and learn more here: https://monetary.org/
AMI Conference 2022 - Frans Verhagen
Nov 6, 2022
18th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference, 2022 Frans Verhagen: International Transformation and the UN Peoples' Bank See full Schedule and learn more here: https://monetary.org/
AMI Conference 2022 - Virginia Hammon
Nov 6, 2022
18th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference, 2022 Virginia Hammon: Write the Law, Right the Law - Questions about the American Monetary Reform Act See full Schedule ...
AMI Conference 2022 - The Monetary Reform Movement in Canada and Around the World
Nov 6, 2022
18th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference 2022 - The Monetary Reform Movement in Canada and Around the World with Jeff Eder and Joe Polito - Special ...
AMI Conference 2022 - Nick Egnatz and Final Remarks
Nov 6, 2022
18th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference, 2022 Nick Egnatz: People, Planet and the Power of Money See full Schedule and learn more here: https://monetary.org/ 0:00 ...

Dear Friends,

We proudly announce our 18th 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 will be held again on the Zoom platform, which has many advantages over an in-person conference.

To accommodate international scheduling we will have two speakers on Friday starting at 7 pm CT-US.

Below you will find [the tentative, now almost finalized, schedule and] the speakers so far booked including their bios.

Thanks and warmest regards, hoping to see you on Zoom,

The 2022 AMI Conference  Team
Steven Walsh
Govert Schuller
Tabitha Enriquez
Alfonso Saldano
And Joe, Bruce, Albert, Frans, Djamester,
Luciano, Mary, Lucille, Nick and Fernanda

Conference Proceedings

AMI 2022 Conference Proceedings

Conference Schedule

All times Chicago, Central Daylight Time (CDT / UTC -5)

 Friday, October 7
Time Friday Speakers  Title or Topic
6:00 pm   Start of Conference
6:15 pm Lucille Eckrich Introduction to Monetary Reform
6:35 pm Howard Switzer Song
6:40 pm Steven Walsh Opening
7:00 pm Zahid Aziz Confessions of an Islamic Banker 
8:30 pm Break  
8:40 pm Djamester Simarmata Economic Development and Money Creation:
An Indonesian Perspective
10:10 pm Session finished  
 Saturday October 8
Time Saturday Speakers Title or Topic
8:00 am Govert Schuller  Did Dr. Josh Ryan-Collins go MMT?
9:00 am Ellen Brown Public Banking
10:00 am Break  
10:10 am Miguel Ordonez The Role of the State and Individuals in the Reform of Money and Payments
11:40 am J Manuel Urrútia Cuatro casos del dinero soberano
12:10 pm Hector Oscar Gonzalez Seguí Los dólares en efectivo en México
11:40 am Lunch  
1:00 pm Edgar Wortmann Involvement in Monetary Reform
2:30 pm Break  
2:40 pm Christine Desan How To Spend a Trillion Dollars: Our Monetary Hardwiring, Why It Matters, and What We Should Do About It
4:10 pm Sergio Rossi Monetary-structural Reforms of our Banking Systems at both National and International Level.
5:30 pm Social  
6:30+ pm Session Finished  
 Sunday October 9
Time: Sunday Speakers  Title or Topic:
9:00 am Bruce Rogers-Vaughn Money, Suffering and Hope
10:30 am Break  
10:40 am Bruce Woll Responding to Rogers-Vaughn
11:40 am Gabriela Dylis Introducing Monetary Reform to Brazil
12:00 am Lunch  
1:00 pm Frans Verhagen UN People’s Bank
2:30 pm Virginia Hammon The American Monetary Reform Act
4:00 pm Break  
4:10 pm Joe Polito & Jeff Eder Monetary Reform in Canada
5:10 pm Nick Egnatz His New Book (Trilogy)
5:40 pm Switzer & Happy Hour Song
6:30+ pm Session Finished
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Conference Speakers

We have hosted, in alphabetical order (indicating their country of origin / country of residence), and with added bios:

Bruce Rogers-Vaughn
Bruce Rogers-Vaughn

Country: US

Bruce Rogers-Vaughn, an ordained Baptist minister, is a pastoral psychotherapist at the Pastoral Center for Healing in Brentwood, Tennessee (USA), and is a psychotherapy member of the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE). Bruce taught at Vanderbilt Divinity School for 23 years, serving as Associate Professor of the Practice of...

Bruce Woll
Bruce Woll

Bruce Woll spent 27 years in the exploding computer and information technology industry as a trainer and consultant, from 1984 until his retirement in 2011. During that time he earned a D.Ed. from Northern Illinois University (1997). Bruce has also been a lifelong student of religion, earning a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1978 writing...

Christine Desan
Christine Desan

Christine Desan is the Leo Gottlieb Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and the author of Making Money: Coin, Currency, and the Coming of Capitalism (Oxford University Press, 2014). The book argues that a radical...

Djamester Simarmata
Djamester Simarmata

Djamester Simarmata's latest academic position in FWB-UI was as Associate Professor. He graduated as an engineer in mechanical engineering. He firstly worked in the Department of Transportation, then Investment Bank, before going to study in Germany, RWTH-Aachen, but he prematurely returned home, worked in the Directorate General of Highways,...

Edgar Wortmann
Edgar Wortmann

Edgar Wortmann is a company lawyer specializing in financial and property law. He is active for both government and industry and involved in the organization of energy cooperatives in the Netherlands. He conducted various projects focused on the circular economy, such as the ‘

Ellen Brown
Ellen Brown

Ellen Brown, J.D., developed her research skills as an attorney practicing civil litigation in Los Angeles. She is the author of 12 books, including the groundbreaking Web of Debt and

Frans Verhagen
Frans Verhagen

Frans Verhagen is a Dutch-American sustainability sociologist with a Ph.D. in the sociology of international development, and a Masters of International Affairs from Columbia University. In the sixties he worked as a missionary priest in Ghana. In 2009 he founded the International Institute for Monetary Transformation and is now pursuing the...

Gabriela Strasburger Dylis
Gabriela Strasburger Dylis

Gabriela Strasburger Dylis is Brazilian-American and bilingual in English and Portuguese. Born in Chicago, she graduated from Evanston Township High School in May of 2021. Gabriela is currently attending McGill University in Montréal and pursuing her major studies in linguistics with minors in French and German. During the summer of 2022, she...

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...

Hector Oscar Gonzalez Segui
Hector Oscar Gonzalez Segui

Héctor Oscar González Seguí is a social anthropologist of Argentine nationality. He is based in Mexico where he is a research professor at El Colegio de Michoacán. He holds a Ph.D. in social sciences and a masters in social anthropology. He has an interest in the social science of money in Argentina and Mexico, with a special interest in...

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...

Jeff Eder
Jeff Eder

Jeff Eder is a retired elevator mechanic that became interested in the money creation process employed by commercial banks after watching an animated video entitled “Money as Debt” years ago. Since then, he has read numerous books on the topic and went back to school to take micro and macroeconomic courses among others. His skill set as a...

Jesús Manuel Utrilla Trinidad
Jesús Manuel Utrilla Trinidad

Jesús Manuel Utrilla Trinidad holds a Degree in Economic and Business Sciences from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and a Bachelor of Theology from Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca. When the real estate bubble burst in Spain, around 2008, he was a high school Economics teacher in Ceuta (Spain). All of his students and their families asked him...

Joe Polito
Joe Polito

Joe Polito has a post-grad degree majoring in Economics, Finance, and Human Resources. In 40 years of teaching, one of his subjects was Economics. In the 80's he was a fan of COMER and its promotion of debt-free money. After the Great Recession, Joe took a deeper dive, and after Kumhof's "

Lucille Eckrich
Lucille Eckrich

Lucille Eckrich (Ph.D., SUNY Buffalo) was active in the American Monetary Institute since 2005. She is an Associate Professor Emeritus at Illinois State University, where she taught in the College of Education from 2001 till 2020. She studied economics and African studies in the late 1970s, and then worked in Botswana for three years after which...

Miguel Ángel Fernández Ordóñez
Miguel Ángel Fernández Ordóñez

Fernández Ordóñez is a Spanish economist and former Governor of the Bank of Spain (2006–12). In 2018 he came out in favor of a radical reform of the banking and monetary system. He condensed his ideas in the book Adios a...

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...

Sergio Rossi
Sergio Rossi

Sergio Rossi is Full Professor of Economics at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, where he holds the Chair of Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics, and is Senior Research Associate at the International Economic Policy Institute at Laurentian...

Steven Walsh
Steven Walsh

Steven Walsh’s background is primarily in anthropology and education. He has a working knowledge of Spanish and has lived with indigenous people of Alaska. In Alaska, he taught and wrote Alaskan heritage curriculum. In 1985 he came back to Chicago and spent the next 30 years as a curriculum coordinator for Chicago Public Schools and as a School...

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...

Zahid Aziz
Zahid Aziz

Muhammad Zahid Abdul Aziz, BA Econs (Exeter), MSc IBF (IIUM), is an Islamic Monetary Reformist who wants to assist the world humanity in an age where humanity is drowning in the common problems of life that afflict all human beings without many understanding what is befalling them. Armed with 30 years of experience in the Islamic Muamalat...

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