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.

July 24, 2009

Assessing the Options: REAL ID, PASS ID, or No National ID at All

Assessing the Options: REAL ID, PASS ID, or No National ID at All

Featuring Christopher Calabrese, Counsel, Technology & Liberty Program, American Civil Liberties Union; David E. Williams, Vice President, Policy, Citizens Against Government Waste; and Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

February 4, 2009

In Search of Jefferson’s Moose: Notes on the State of Cyberspace

In Search of Jefferson's Moose: Notes on the State of Cyberspace

Featuring the author, Temple University Law Professor David Post; Clive Crook, Chief Washington Commentator of the Financial Times and Senior Editor of The Atlantic Monthly; and Jeffrey Rosen, Professor of Law at The George Washington University and Legal Affairs Editor of The New Republic; moderated by Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies at the Cato Institute

December 10, 2008

Just Give Us the Data! Prospects for Putting Government Information to Revolutionary New Uses

Just Give Us the Data!  Prospects for Putting Government  Information to Revolutionary New Uses

Featuring Ed Felten, Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs and Director of the Center for Information Technology Policy, Princeton University; Gary D. Bass, Founder and Executive Director, OMB Watch; Jerry Brito, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University; Moderated by Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute