September 27, 2016

The Domestic Drone Revolution: Risks and Rewards in Perspective

Panelists include Tim Adelman, attorney, LeclairRyan; Kristi Lane Scott, Deputy Director, Office of Privacy & Civil Liberties, United States Department of Justice; Patrick Eddington, policy analyst, homeland security and civil liberties, Cato Institute; Matthew Feeney, policy analyst at the Cato Institute; Travis R. Hall, telecommunications policy analyst, National Telecommunications and Information Administration; Arthur Holland Michel, co-director of the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College; Don Roby, training program manager, Airborne Law Enforcement Association; Stephanie Spear, commercial regulatory policy representative, National Association of Realtors; Jay Stanley, senior policy analyst at the ACLU’s Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project; and Justin Towles, vice president, regulatory and legislative affairs, American Association of Airport Executives.

October 21, 2015

The Second Annual Cato Surveillance Conference

The Second Annual Cato Surveillance Conference: Welcome and Introduction  and After FREEDOM: A Dialogue on NSA in the Post-Snowden Era

Featuring Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT); Kevin Bankston, Director, Open Technology Institute, New America Foundation; Assia Boundaoui, Documentary Filmmaker; Jennifer Daskal, Professor, American University Washington College of Law; Laura Donohue, Director, Center on National Security & the Law, Georgetown University; Faisal Gill, Attorney; Joseph Lorenzo Hall, Chief Technologist, Center for Democracy & Technology; Ryan Hagemann, Civil Liberties Policy Analyst, Niskanen Center; David Medine, Chairman, Privacy & Civil Liberties Oversight Board; John Mueller, Professor of Political Science, Ohio State University; Kurt Opsahl, Deputy Executive Director & General Counsel, Electronic Frontier Foundation; Stephanie Pell, Cyber Ethics Fellow and Assistant Professor, West Point Military Academy; Rebecca Richards, Privacy & Civil Liberties Director, National Security Agency; Bruce Schneier, Berkman Center, Harvard University; Amie Stepanovich, U.S. Policy Manager, Access; and Judge Patricia Wald, Privacy & Civil Liberties Oversight Board.

September 10, 2015

E-Verify: The Impact of National Employment Verification on Work, Privacy, and Liberty

E-Verify: The Impact of National Employment Verification on Work, Privacy, and Liberty

Featuring Alex Nowrasteh, Immigration Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; Jim Harper, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Jessie Hahn, Labor and Employment Policy Attorney, National Immigration Law Center; and Kristi Boswell, Director of Congressional Relations, Labor/Immigration, American Farm Bureau Federation; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

March 4, 2015

The Future of NATO and the Transatlantic Security Framework

The Future of NATO and the Transatlantic Security Framework

Featuring Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow, Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; James Goldgeier, Dean, American University School of International Service; and François Rivasseau, Deputy Head, Delegation of the European Union to the United States; moderated by Emma Ashford, Visiting Fellow, Defense and Foreign Policy, Cato Institute.

February 6, 2015

The Libertarian State of the Union

The Libertarian State of the Union

Featuring Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; Chris Edwards, Director, Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute, and Editor, DownsizingGovernment.org; Julian Sanchez, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Daniel J. Ikenson, Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director, Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

July 8, 2014

You’re Gonna Need a Warrant for That: The Path to Digital Privacy Reform

You’re Gonna Need a Warrant for That: The Path to Digital Privacy Reform

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.

January 24, 2014

The Libertarian State of the Union

The Libertarian State of the Union

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

Who’s Watching Little Brother? Local Surveillance, National Concerns

Who’s Watching Little Brother? Local Surveillance, National Concerns

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

Mission Creep at the TSA and the Case for Privatization

Mission Creep at the TSA and the Case for Privatization

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.