Public Policy Day and “Liberating the Future” Celebration

Conference
May 5, 2012 9:00AM
Hayek Auditorium
Featuring David Boaz, Executive Vice President, Cato Institute; Roger Pilon, Vice President, Legal Affairs, Cato Institute; Christopher A. Preble, Vice President, Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Daniel J. Ikenson, Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Sallie James, Trade Policy Analyst, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Chris Edwards, Director, Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Dan Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Michael D. Tanner, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Pat Michaels, Senior Fellow, Environmental Studies, Cato Institute; Jerry Taylor, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.
9:30 a.m. David Boaz — Welcoming Remarks
Executive Vice President, Cato Institute
9:35 a.m. Roger Pilon — Constitutional Restoration: Cato’s Contribution
Vice President, Legal Affairs, Cato Institute
9:50 a.m. Christopher A. Preble — Challenging the Bipartisan Foreign Policy Consensus
Vice President, Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute
10:05 a.m. Daniel J. Ikenson — Outsourcing and Other Blessings of Globalization
Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute
10:20 a.m. Sallie James — Who Needs an Ex-Im Bank?
Trade Policy Analyst, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute
10:35 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Chris Edwards — Federal Tax and Budget Outlook
Director, Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute
11:00 a.m. Dan Mitchell — Restraining Government Spending: Is There Any Hope?
Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
11:15 a.m. Michael D. Tanner — Deficits, Debt, and Entitlements: Is the U.S. becoming Greece?
Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
11:30 a.m. Pat Michaels — Global Climate Regulation: A View of the Long Game
Senior Fellow, Environmental Studies, Cato Institute
11:45 a.m. Jerry Taylor — Who’s to Blame for High Gasoline Prices?
Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
12:00 p.m. David Boaz — The Politics of Freedom
Executive Vice President, Cato Institute
12:30 p.m. Lunch — George M. Yeager Conference Center