April 20

Will a Robot Take Your Job?

Will a Robot Take Your Job?

Featuring Randy Bateman, CEO, Balcones Investment Research; and Adam Keiper, Editor, The New Atlantis; Fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center; moderated by Marian L. Tupy, Editor, www.humanprogress.org, Cato Institute.

April 20

Mission Failure: America and the World in the Post–Cold War Era

Mission Failure: America and the World in the Post–Cold War Era

Featuring the author Michael Mandelbaum, Christian A. Herter Professor of American Foreign Policy, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University; with comments by Keir Lieber, Associate Professor, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University; and Brad Stapleton, Visiting Research Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by John Mueller, Senior Research Scientist, Mershon Center for International Security Studies, Ohio State University, and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

April 13

America’s War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History

America’s War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History

Featuring the author Andrew Bacevich, Professor Emeritus of History and International Relations, Boston University; with comments by Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

April 12

Cryptocurrency: The Policy Challenges of a Decentralized Revolution

Cryptocurrency: The Policy Challenges of a Decentralized Revolution - Panel III — The Monetary Challenge

Featured speakers include Hon. Mick Mulvaney, Vice Chairman, Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade, U.S. House of Representatives; Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission; and Patrick Byrne, Founder and CEO, Overstock.com and Founder, tØ.

April 4

Poverty, Inc.

Poverty, Inc.

Featuring Mark Weber, Co-Producer, Poverty, Inc.; moderated by Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

April 4

Chasing Ghosts: The Policing of Terrorism

Chasing Ghosts: The Policing of Terrorism

Featuring the authors John Mueller, Senior Research Scientist, Mershon Center for International Security Studies, Ohio State University, and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Mark G. Stewart, Professor of Civil Engineering, Director, Centre for Infrastructure Performance and Reliability, University of Newcastle in Australia; with comments by Rosa Brooks, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center; moderated by Christopher Preble, Vice President, Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

March 31

100 Years of Democracy and Education: A Critical Examination

100 Years of Democracy and Education: A Critical Examination

Featuring Henry T. Edmondson III, Carl Vinson Professor of Political Science and Public Administration, Georgia College, and author of John Dewey and the Decline of American Education; Leo Casey, Executive Director, Albert Shanker Institute; and Neal McCluskey, Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; moderated by Robert Pondiscio, Senior Fellow and Vice President for External Affairs, Thomas B. Fordham Institute.

March 30

Colombia: Peace at Any Price?

Colombia: Peace at Any Price?

Featuring José Miguel Vivanco, Executive Director, Americas Division, Human Rights Watch; and Adam Isacson, Senior Associate for Regional Security Policy, Washington Office on Latin America; moderated by Juan Carlos Hidalgo, Policy Analyst on Latin America, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

March 29

Japan’s Security Evolution

Japan’s Security Evolution

Featuring Jennifer Lind, Associate Professor of Government, Dartmouth College; with comments by Amy Searight, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia within the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs; and Emma Chanlett-Avery, Specialist in Asian Affairs, Congressional Research Service; moderated by Christopher A. Preble, Vice President, Defense and Foreign Policy, Cato Institute.