November 19, 2020
Live Online Conference

38th Annual Monetary Conference — Digital Currency: Risk or Promise?

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically increased the demand for cash and placed a spotlight on the promise of digital currency. But risks remain. Cato’s 38th Annual Monetary Conference will bring together leading experts to examine the risks and promise of central bank vs. private (centralized and decentralized) digital currencies.

September 22, 2020 September 23, 2020
Live Online Conference

Crisis: Housing and Homelessness in California

Featuring Micah Weinberg, California Forward; Jennifer Hernandez, Holland & Knight; Ricardo Flores, Local Initiatives Support Corporation; Laura Foote, YIMBY Action; Steven Falk, Interim City Administrator, City of Oakland; Sonja Trauss, YIMBY Law; Matt Regan, Bay Area Council; Kevin Faulconer, Mayor of San Diego; Lee Ohanian, UCLA; Corrin Buchanan, California Department of Social Services; Michael Tanner, Cato Institute.
September 17, 2020
Live Online Conference

19th Annual Constitution Day

Cato’s annual Constitution Day symposium marks the day in 1787 that the Constitutional Convention finished drafting the U.S. Constitution. We celebrate that event each year with the release of the new issue of the Cato Supreme Court Review and with a day‐​long symposium featuring noted scholars discussing the recently concluded Supreme Court term and the important cases coming up.

CLE credit will be offered. The form is available here.

September 10, 2020
Live Online Book Forum

Is Free Speech Still Alive on the American College Campus?

Featuring Donald A. Downs, Author, Free Speech and Liberal Education: A Plea for Intellectual Diversity and Tolerance; Alexander Meiklejohn Professor of Political Science Emeritus; Affiliate Professor of Law and Journalism Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin–Madison; Jason Kuznicki, Editor, Cato Books and Cato Unbound, Cato Institute (@JasonKuznicki); Katie Harbath, Public Policy Director, Global Elections, Facebook (@KatieHarbath); Robby Soave, Senior Editor, Reason Magazine (@RobbySoave); and Nadine Strossen, John Marshall Harlan II Professor of Law, New York Law School, and Past President, American Civil Liberties Union; moderated by Kat Murti, Associate Director, Audience Engagement and Acquisition, Cato Institute (@KatMurti).
August 13, 2020
Live Online Book Forum

Free to Move: Foot Voting, Migration, and Political Freedom

Featuring the author Ilya Somin (@IlyaSomin), Professor of Law, George Mason University; Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; Blogger, Volokh Conspiracy; with comments by Peter Margulies (@MarguliesPeter), Professor of Law, Roger Williams University School of Law; Blogger, Lawfare; Bryan Caplan (@Bryan_Caplan), Professor of Economics, George Mason University; Blogger, EconLog; moderated by David J. Bier (@David_J_Bier), Immigration Policy Analyst, Cato Institute.