Cato University

Cato University 2010 Schedule

About the 2010 Seminar | Schedule | Presentations

Sunday, July 25
3:00pm – 6:00pm Registration
6:30pm – 7:30pm Reception
7:30pm – 9:00pm Dinner speaker: Tom Palmer, "The Age of Grasping Government"

Monday, July 26
8:00am – 9:00am Continental Breakfast
9:00am – 10:30am Tom Palmer, "The Sociology of the State"
10:30am – 10:45am Refreshment Break
10:45am – 12:15pm Daniel Griswold, "Understanding Public Policy: A Primer"
12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch
2:00pm – 3:30pm Tom Palmer, "Freedom in a Historical Perspective"
3:30pm – 3:45pm Refreshment Break
3:45pm – 5:00pm Robert McDonald, "Liberty and the American Experience – Part I"
6:30pm – 7:00pm Reception
7:00pm – 9:00pm Dinner speaker: Robert A. Levy, "The Dirty Dozen: How Twelve Supreme Court Cases Radically Expanded Government and Eroded Freedom"

Tuesday, July 27
8:00am – 9:00am Continental Breakfast
9:00am – 10:30am Charlotte Twight, "How Government Works and Grows: Elements of Public Choice Theory"
10:30am – 10:45am Refreshment Break
10:45am – 12:15pm Robert McDonald, "Liberty and the American Experience – Part II"
12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch
2:00pm – 3:30pm David Boaz, "The Birth and Growth of the Libertarian Movement"
3:30pm – 3:45pm Refreshment Break
3:45pm – 5:00pm Charlotte Twight, "Grasping Government: Public Choice at Work"
6:00pm — 9:00pm Dinner at Bernardo Winery, Dinner Speaker, Daniel Griswold, "Mad About Trade"

Wednesday, July 28
8:00am – 9:00am Continental Breakfast
9:00am – 10:30am Robert A. Levy, "Constitutional Relevance in the Age of Obama"
10:30am – 10:45am Refreshment Break
10:45am – 12:15pm Charlotte Twight, "You’re Being Watched, and Other Nightmares: The Growth of the Surveillance State"
12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch
2:00pm – 6:30pm Free Time. A great opportunity to golf, relax, play tennis, or take an excursion to San Diego!
6:30pm – 7:00pm Reception
7:00pm – 9:00pm Dinner Speaker, Robert Higgs, "The Great Depression and the Present Crisis"

Thursday, July 29
8:00am – 9:00am Continental Breakfast
9:00am – 10:30am Robert Higgs, "The Catastrophic Impact of War on Liberty"
10:30am – 10:45am Refreshment Break
10:45am – 12:15pm Marius Gustavson, "The Grasping Fed"
12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch
2:00pm – 3:30pm Diogo Costa, "The Dangerous Rise of Populism"
3:30pm – 3:45pm Refreshment Break
3:45pm – 5:00pm Tom Palmer, "Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Sacred Honor"
6:30pm – 7:00pm Reception
7:00pm – 9:00pm Dinner Speaker, David Boaz, "Reclaiming Freedom"

Friday, July 30
8:00am – 9:00am Continental Breakfast
9:00am – 10:30am Meetings of Participant "Affinity Groups" and Informal Social Change Discussions