February 28
Book Forum

Trade and American Leadership: The Paradoxes of Power and Wealth from Alexander Hamilton to Donald Trump

Featuring the author Craig VanGrasstek, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; with comments by James Bacchus, Former WTO Appellate Body Jurist; former US Congressman; Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; moderated by Daniel Ikenson, Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
October 5
Conference

Trump’s Attack on the Trade Régime: A Search for Solutions

Featuring Nicolas Lockhart, Partner, Sidley; Robert McDougall, Senior Fellow, Centre for International Governance Innovation; Celso de Tarso Pereira, Minister Counsellor, Mission of Brazil to the WTO; Cherise Valles, Deputy Director, Advisory Centre on WTO Law; Arancha Gonzalez, Executive Director, International Trade Centre; Jennifer Hillman, Professor from Practice, Georgetown Law Center; Amb. Alan Wolff, Deputy Director General, World Trade Organization; Scott Andersen, Partner, Sidley; Simon Lester, Associate Director, Cato Institute ; Inu Manak, Visiting Scholar, Cato Institute; moderated by Simon Lester, Associate Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; James Bacchus, Adjunct Scholar, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Daniel J. Ikenson, Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
February 10
Policy Forum

Boom to Bust? How Export Restrictions Imperil America’s Oil and Gas Bonanza

Featuring James Bacchus, Former WTO Appellate Body Jurist and Former U.S. Congressman; Scott Lincicome, Cato Institute Adjunct Scholar and International Trade Attorney; and Mark Perry, Professor of Economics, University of Michigan–Flint, and American Enterprise Institute Scholar; moderated by Daniel Ikenson, Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
April 18
Policy Forum

Regulatory Protectionism: A Hidden Threat to Free Trade

Featuring K. William Watson, Trade Policy Analyst, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Donald J. Boudreaux, Professor, George Mason University Department of Economics, and Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; and James Bacchus, Former World Trade Organization Appellate Body Chairman; moderated by Sallie James, Trade Policy Analyst, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
May 17
Policy Forum

Investment Protectionism and What to Do about It

Featuring James Bacchus, Drafting Committee Chair, International Chamber of Commerce Guidelines for International Investment, and former WTO Appellate Body Chairman; Nancy McLernon, President and CEO, Organization for International Investment; Josh Kallmer, Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Investment, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative; moderated by Dan Ikenson, Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute.