June 30

A History of Free Market Energy Thought

A History of Free Market Energy Thought

Featuring Rob Bradley, Founder and CEO, Institute for Energy Research; moderated by Patrick J. Michaels, Director, Center for the Study of Science, Cato Institute.

June 23

Sustaining the American Energy Renaissance

Sustaining the American Energy Renaissance

Featuring Ned Mamula, Petroleum Geologist, formerly with the U.S. Geological Survey, Minerals Management Service, and the Central Intelligence Agency; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

June 18

Millennials and U.S. Foreign Policy

Millennials and U.S. Foreign Policy

Featuring A. Trevor Thrall, Associate Professor, School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs, George Mason University; and Erik Goepner, Doctoral student in public policy, George Mason University; with comments by Betsy Woodruff, Politics Reporter, The Daily Beast; Emily Ekins, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; and Aaron Schumacher, Director, International, Foreign Policy Group, and Senior Vice President, Young Professionals in Foreign Policy; moderated by Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

June 17

An Unlikely Solution: Tribal Development and Consumer Finance

An Unlikely Solution: Tribal Development and Consumer Finance

Featuring Gary Davis, President and CEO, National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development; William Isaac, Former Chair, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; and Chico Harlan, Personal Economics Reporter, The Washington Post; moderated by Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

June 16

Going for Broke: Deficits, Debt, and the Entitlement Crisis

Going for Broke: Deficits, Debt, and the Entitlement Crisis

Featuring the author Michael Tanner, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; with comments from Maya MacGuineas, President, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget; and James Pethokoukis, DeWitt Wallace Fellow, and Editor, AEIdeas, American Enterprise Institute; moderated by Nicole Kaeding, Budget Analyst, Cato Institute.

June 11

Property Rights on the 10th Anniversary of Kelo v. City of New London

Property Rights on the 10th Anniversary of Kelo v. City of New London - Welcoming Remarks

Featuring Ilya Somin, Author, The Grasping Hand: Kelo v. City of New London and the Limits of Eminent Domain, and Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law; Scott Bullock, Senior Attorney, Institute for Justice and Plaintiffs’ Counsel, Kelo v. City of New London; Wesley W. Horton, Partner, Horton, Shields & Knox, P.C. and Defendants’ Counsel, Kelo v. City of New London; Dana Berliner, Director of Litigation, Institute for Justice; Jeremy Hopkins, Waldo & Lyle, P.C.; moderated by Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs, Cato Institute.

June 4

Math Gone Mad: Systemic Dangers of the Federal Reserve’s Stress Tests

Math Gone Mad: Systemic Dangers of the Federal Reserve's Stress Tests

Featuring George Selgin, Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute; and Kevin Dowd, Cato Adjunct Scholar, Professor of Finance and Economics at Durham University, UK; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

June 4

Magna Carta and the Rule of Law around the World

Magna Carta and the Rule of Law around the World - Panel 1: Magna Carta and the Western Tradition

Featuring Richard Helmholz, Distinguished Service Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School; Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs, Cato Institute; Tom Palmer, Executive Vice President for International Programs, Atlas Network, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Richard Pipes, Professor of History Emeritus, Harvard University; Swaminathan Aiyar, Research Fellow, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; Juan Carlos Botero, Executive Director, World Justice Project; moderated by Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute; and Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.