Whether you’ve just finished The Fountainhead or Atlas Shrugged or torn through Rand’s fiction and nonfiction, AynRandCon is the best place to deepen your understanding of the challenging and inspiring ideas embodied by Rand’s heroes—ideas like the supremacy of reason, the virtue of selfishness, and the morality of capitalism.
For a taste of the AynRandCon experience, watch this short highlight reel from ARC Europe.
Advance your journey toward mastering philosophic ideas to improve your thinking, your life, and your world.
Meet peers and mentors who share your passion for Ayn Rand’s heroes and who leverage Rand’s ideas to achieve success and happiness.
Join and contribute to a burgeoning community of curious and creative individuals who share a passion for reason, achievement, and freedom.
What is Objectivism?
Does God exist?
Do we have free will?
Why does Rand call selfishness a virtue?
What’s the moral case for capitalism?
What is happiness?
How can I achieve self-esteem?
What does it mean to be an individual?
How can I create a career that I love?
How can Objectivism help us make sense of current events and fight for freedom?
What’s the difference between Objectivism, conservatism, and libertarianism?
Is government necessary?
In addition to attending talks by top experts in Objectivism, you’ll take part in a speed mentoring session and various social events that will help you form lasting connections, build your network, and cultivate valuable mentors.
Tara is a professor of philosophy who has written and lectured extensively on Ayn Rand’s ethics and the political and legal implications of her philosophy.
CEO, Ayn Rand Institute
188 14th Street, Atlanta, Georgia
Hotel Midtown features stylish, newly renovated rooms; 45,000+ square feet of state-of-the-art meeting and event space; a breezy rooftop pool terrace with sweeping skyline views; and exceptional on-site dining.
Group rates for AynRandCon – USA 2022 start at $199 plus tax.
Booking information coming soon.
There will be COVID-19 precautions in place. We will post exactly what those are closer to the time of the conference.
We designed the content to appeal to young, serious students who’ve read some of Ayn Rand’s fiction and are interested in learning more about her ideas, but people at all levels of familiarity with Ayn Rand are welcome to attend and enjoy the conference.
Yes! In addition to taking questions during their sessions, AynRandCon speakers are happy to make themselves available for discussion whenever there is a break in the conference programming. We encourage you to interact with speakers during breaks, receptions, and meals.
To ensure scholarship funds are put to their full use, we require attendees receiving a scholarship to attend the full conference.
The registration fee will be refunded for cancellations made by October 27th. Please contact us at [email protected] if you are no longer available to attend the conference.
The main way to interact with attendees before the conference is to join the AynRandCon-USA 2022 Facebook group. There, you can meet other attendees and chat about plans for the conference.
Post a message on the AynRandCon-USA 2022 Facebook group to connect with other attendees concerning rooms and travel.
The conference includes a Friday night reception with light fare, as well as Saturday and Sunday lunches. The reception includes one free drink, after which there is a cash bar. You’ll have the opportunity to inform us of any dietary restrictions during the registration process. Please contact us at [email protected] if you have further questions about meals.
The conference will be photographed and filmed and has a “smart“ or ”smart casual” dress code, which means casual but presentable and neat. If you have questions, contact us at [email protected].
No private audio or video recording is allowed. ARI may record conference events and make them available later through our YouTube Channel and other outlets. However, you are encouraged to take photos and tweet (#AynRandCon)! We only ask that you refrain from using flash photography during talks so as not to disturb the speakers and other attendees.