December 12, 2014
Featuring Julian Sanchez, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Charlie Savage, Washington Correspondent, New York Times; Siobhan Gorman, Wall Street Journal; Robert S. Litt, General Counsel, Office of the Director of National Intelligence; John Napier Tye, Former Section Chief for Internet Freedom, State Department; Marcy Wheeler, Writer, Emptywheel.net; Laura Donohue, Director, Georgetown University Center on National Security & the Law; Alex Joel, Civil Liberties Officer, Office of the Director of National Intelligence; Jack Gillum, Associated Press; Faisal Gill, Attorney & Surveillance Target; Orin Kerr, Professor of Law, George Washington University; Harley Geiger, Advocacy Director and Senior Counsel, Center for Democracy & Technology; Chris Soghoian, Principal Technologist and Senior Policy Analyst, American Civil Liberties Union; Katherine Hawkins, National Security Fellow, Open the Government; Steve Aftergood, Director, Project on Government Secrecy, Federation of American Scientists; Sharon Bradford Franklin, Executive Director, Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board; Elizabeth “Liza” Goitein, Co-Director, Liberty and National Security Program, Brennan Center for Justice; Matthew Green, Research Professor of Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University; Kurt Opsahl, Deputy General Counsel, Electronic Frontier Foundation; Julia Angwin, ProPublica; author of Dragnet Nation; J. Kirk Weibe, Former Senior Analyst, National Security Agency; Ellen Nakashima, Washington Post.
July 8, 2014
Featuring Congressman Ted Poe (R-TX); Greg Nojeim, Senior Counsel and Director, Center for Democracy & Technology, Project on Freedom, Security and Technology; Katie McAuliffe, Executive Director for Digital Liberty, Americans for Tax Reform; David Lieber, Privacy Counsel, Google; and Nate Jones, Attorney, Microsoft Corporation; moderated by Julian Sanchez, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.
March 13, 2014
Featuring the author Betty Medsger; with comments by Julian Sanchez, Research fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Gene Healy, Vice president, Cato Institute.
January 24, 2014
Featuring Chris Edwards, Director, Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute, and Editor, DownsizingGovernment.org; Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute; Editor-in-Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review; and Mike Tanner, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Laura Odato, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.
October 9, 2013
Keynote speakers: Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), member of the Senate’s Select Committee on Intelligence; Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI); Rep. F. James Sensenbrenner (R-WI). Panelists include: Siobhan Gorman, Wall Street Journal; Spencer Ackerman, The Guardian; Barton Gellman, Washington Post; Charlie Savage, New York Times; Jameel Jaffer, ACLU; Laura Donohue, Georgetown University Law Center; David Lieber, Google; David Dahl, SpiderOak; Jim Burrows, Silent Circle; Bruce Schneier, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard Law School; Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute.
May 17, 2013
Featuring Benjamin H. Friedman, Research Fellow in Defense and Homeland Security Studies, Cato Institute; Spencer Ackerman, Senior Writer, WIRED Magazine; and Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Laura Odato, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.
March 26, 2013
Featuring a presentation and live discussion with Gene Healy, Vice President, Cato Institute; and Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Caleb O. Brown, Director of Multimedia.
July 27, 2012
Featuring a presentation and live discussion with Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Caleb O. Brown, Director of Multimedia.
July 25, 2012
Featuring Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR); Eric Lichtblau, Washington Bureau Reporter, New York Times; and Michelle Richardson, Legislative Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union; moderated by Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute.
January 19, 2012
Featuring Larry Downes, Senior Adjunct Fellow, TechFreedom, Author, The Laws of Disruption; Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; James Gattuso, Senior Research Fellow in Regulatory Policy, Heritage Foundation; Allan Friedman, Research Director, Center for Technology Innovation, Brookings Institution; and Dan Kaminsky, Security Researcher; moderated by Ryan Radia, Associate Director of Technology Studies, Competitive Enterprise Institute.
October 19, 2011
Featuring Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Charles H. Kennedy, Senior Adjunct Fellow, TechFreedom; Partner, Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer, LLP; and Will DeVries, Policy Counsel, Google, Inc.; moderated by Brandon Arnold, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.