April 26, 2012

Is Immigration Good for America?

Is Immigration Good for America? - Address

Featuring: Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), ranking member on the House Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement; Tamar Jacoby, ImmigrationWorks USA; Pia Orrenius, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas; Ali Noorani, National Immigration Forum; Barry Chiswick, George Washington University; Jim Harper, Cato Institute; Madeline Zavodny, Agnes Scott College; Stuart Anderson, National Foundation for American Policy; Ted Alden, Council on Foreign Relations; Bryan Caplan, George Mason University; Alex Nowrasteh, Cato Institute. Moderated by Ilya Shapiro, Sallie James, and Dan Ikenson of the Cato Institute.

March 23, 2012

Cybersecurity: Will Federal Regulation Help?

Cybersecurity: Will Federal Regulation Help?

Featuring Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Jerry Brito, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Ryan Radia, Associate Director of Technology Studies, Competitive Enterprise Institute, moderated by Laura Odato, Manager of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

September 30, 2011

Abolish the Transportation Security Administration

Abolish the Transportation Security Administration

Featuring David Rittgers, Legal Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; and Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Laura Renz, Manager of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

September 23, 2011

Publication Practices for Transparent Government: Rating the Congress

Publication Practices for Transparent Government: Rating the Congress

Featuring Rep. Darrell Issa, Chairman, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; John Wonderlich, Policy Director, Sunlight Foundation; Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Brandon Arnold, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

July 20, 2011

Immigration Reform, Yes; E-Verify, No

Immigration Reform, Yes; E-Verify, No

Featuring Dan Griswold, Director of the Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Laura Renz, Government Affairs Manager, Cato Institute.

January 26, 2011

Location-Tracking Technology and Privacy

Location-Tracking Technology and Privacy

Featuring Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR); Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; and Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

May 24, 2010

Terrorizing Ourselves: Why U.S. Counterterrorism Policy Is Failing and How to Fix It

Terrorizing Ourselves: Why U.S. Counterterrorism Policy Is Failing and How to Fix It

Featuring Benjamin Friedman, Research Fellow in Defense and Homeland Security Studies, Cato Institute; Rick “Ozzie” Nelson, Director of the Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies; and Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Christopher Preble, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

January 13, 2010

The Obama Administration’s Counterterrorism Policy at One Year

The Obama Administration's Counterterrorism Policy at One Year (Part I)

Featuring a keynote address by Daniel Benjamin, Coordinator for Counterterrorism, U.S. Department of State. Additional speakers include Clark Ervin, Director, Aspen Institute’s Homeland Security Program; Paul Pillar, Former CIA official now Professor and Director of Studies of the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University; Michael German, Former FBI agent now serving as policy counsel on national security, immigration, and privacy at the American Civil Liberties Union; Priscilla Lewis, Co-Director of the U.S. in the World Initiative; and Jacob Shapiro, Assistant Professor of Politics and Public Affairs at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Moderated by Christopher Preble, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute and Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute.