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.

June 2

Capital Unbound: The Cato Summit on Financial Regulation

Featuring Mark Calabria, Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; Joshua Rosner, Graham Fisher & Co. and Co-Author, Reckless Endangerment; Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission; Kevin Dowd, Professor of Finance & Economics, Durham University and Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; Thaya Knight, Associate Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; Commissioner Michael Piwowar, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; George Selgin, Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute.

May 28

Removing Barriers to Online Medical Care

Removing Barriers to Online Medical Care

Featuring Rene Quashie, Senior Counsel, Epstein, Becker & Green; and Jeff Rowes, Senior Attorney, Institute for Justice; with a response from Josh Sharfstein, Associate Dean, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; moderated by Simon Lester, Trade Policy Analyst, Cato Institute.

May 27

Proven Strategies to Restrain Spending: An International Perspective

Proven Strategies to Restrain Spending: An International Perspective

Featuring Daniel Freihofer, Minister-Counselor, Head of Economic and Financial Affairs, Swiss Embassy; Clement Leung, Hong Kong’s Commissioner to the United States; and Jonathan Williams, Vice President, Center for State Fiscal Reform, ALEC; moderated by Daniel J. Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

May 26

The Global Village Myth: Distance, War, and the Limits of Power

The Global Village Myth: Distance, War, and the Limits of Power

Featuring the author Patrick Porter, Academic Director, Strategy and Security Institute, University of Exeter; with comments by Zack Beauchamp, World Correspondent, Vox.com; and Austin Long, Assistant Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; moderated by Justin Logan, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

May 22

Lessons from Baltimore

Lessons from Baltimore

Featuring Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute; Michael Tanner, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Matthew Feeney, Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director, Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

May 20

The State of Freedom in the UK

The State of Freedom in the UK

Featuring Iain Murray, Vice President for Strategy, Competitive Enterprise Institute; Tom Clougherty, Editorial Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute; and Mark Littlewood, Director General, Institute of Economic Affairs; moderated by Matthew Feeney, Policy Analyst, Cato Institute.

May 19

Emergency Economic Summit for Greece

Featuring Thomas Sargent, Nobel laureate in economics; Simeon Djankov, former deputy prime minister of Bulgaria; Ivan Miklos, former deputy prime minister of Slovakia; Lajos Bokros, former minister of finance of Hungary; Juan Jose Daboub, former managing director of the World Bank; Sven Otto Littorin, former minister of employment of Sweden; and others. Cosponsored with the Atlas Network.

May 15

Threats to the U.S. Energy Renaissance

Threats to the U.S. Energy Renaissance

Featuring Ned Mamula, Petroleum Geologist, formerly with the U.S. Geological Survey, Minerals Management Service, and the Central Intelligence Agency; moderated by Patrick Michaels, Director, Center for the Study of Science, Cato Institute.