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.

October 9, 2013

NSA Surveillance: What We Know; What to Do About It

NSA Surveillance: What We Know; What to Do About It: Afternoon Keynote

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

Travel Surveillance, Traveler Intrusion

Travel Surveillance, Traveler Intrusion

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

A Rational Response to the Privacy ‘Crisis’

A Rational Response to the Privacy 'Crisis'

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

The Hidden Surveillance State

The Hidden Surveillance State

Featuring a presentation and live discussion with Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Caleb O. Brown, Director of Multimedia.

October 19, 2011

ECPA at 25: How to Modernize the Law to Better Protect Electronic Privacy

ECPA at 25: How to Modernize the Law to Better Protect Electronic Privacy

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.