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Sound Money: A One Day High School and College Seminar

  • Mises Institute 518 W Magnolia Ave Auburn, AL, 36832 United States (map)

Speakers: Joseph SalernoMark ThorntonDan Sanchez, and Jonathan Newman.

Join us at our Auburn, Alabama campus or live online for a seminar covering money, where it comes from, what governments do to it, and where it's going in the future. Whether you're looking to learn about money for the first time, or you're looking for a refresher on money basics, you'll find these easy-to-understand lectures to be a timely and engaging event. 

Attendance is open to homeschool, public, or private high school students and their chaperones or teachers, and college students. Through the generosity of a Mises Institute donor this seminar is free to everyone. In addition, all of the sessions will be broadcast live on

Sessions take place at the Mises Institute, 518 West Magnolia Avenue, Auburn, Alabama

Tentative Schedule (Central time zone)
9:30 a.m. Registration
9:45 a.m. Welcome, Jeff Deist
10:00 a.m. Mark Thornton "Money and the Development of Human Society: From Barter to Bitcoin"
10:20 a.m. Joseph Salerno "Gold Standard vs Hyperinflation"
10:40 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. Dan Sanchez "War and the Government Control of Money"
11:20 a.m. Jonathan Newman "Inflation and Business Cycles"
11:40 a.m. Panel with Q&A
12:15 p.m. Adjourn

The Mises Bookstore will be open, with discounts for student purchases.

To attend the live sessions at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, complete the registration form at