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; and Julia Angwin, ProPublica; author of Dragnet Nation.
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.
December 11, 2013
Featuring Mike German, Senior Policy Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union; Eileen Larence, Director of Homeland Security and Justice Issues, Government Accountability Office; Michael Price, Counsel, Liberty & National Security Program, Brennan Center for Justice; and Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
November 14, 2013
Featuring Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Founder and Chairman, Congressional Constitution Caucus; Khaliah Barnes, Administrative Law Counsel, EPIC; and Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, 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.
April 2, 2013
Featuring Edward Hasbrouck, Journalist, Consumer Advocate, Travel Expert, and Consultant, The Identity Project (PapersPlease.org), Author of the book and blog, The Practical Nomad; and Ginger McCall Director, Open Government Program, Electronic Privacy Information Center; moderated by Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
January 23, 2013
Featuring Larry Downes, Author and Internet Industry Analyst; and Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Kelly William Cobb, Senior Director of External Affairs, Cato Institute.
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.
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.