April 22
Policy Forum

The Simon Abundance Index: A New Way to Measure Availability of Resources

Featuring David M. Simon, Lawyer, Eimer Stahl LLP, Chicago; Gale Pooley, Associate Professor of Business Management, Brigham Young University–Hawaii; George Gilder, Investor, writer, economist, techno-utopian, and author of Life after Google; moderated by Marian L. Tupy, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; Editor, www.humanprogress.org.
October 2
Policy Forum

The Future of Public Transit

Featuring Randal O’Toole, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Jarrett Walker, President, Jarrett Walker & Associates, consultants in public transit planning and policy; moderated by Matt Weibel, Director, Government Affairs, Cato Institute.
October 1
Capitol Hill Briefing

The Federal Role in Public Transit

Featuring Randal O’Toole, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Jarrett Walker, President, Jarrett Walker & Associates, consultants in public transit planning and policy; moderated by Matt Weibel, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.
September 7
Capitol Hill Briefing

Rethinking America’s Highways

Featuring Robert W. Poole Jr., Director of Transportation Policy, Reason Foundation; and Jonathan Gifford, Director of the George Mason University Center for Transportation Public-Private Partnership Policy; moderated by Chris Edwards, Editor, DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute
February 27
Book Forum

Crude Strategy: Rethinking the U.S. Military Commitment to Defend Persian Gulf Oil

Featuring the editors Charles Glaser, Professor of Political Science and Director, Institute for Security and Conflict Studies, George Washington University; Rosemary Kelanic, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Williams College; and the contributing author Kenneth Vincent, Visiting Fellow, Institute for Security and Conflict Studies, George Washington University; with comments by John Glaser, Associate Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Emma Ashford, Research Fellow, Cato Institute.
February 22
Policy Forum

Trump’s Energy Policy: Promise or Peril?

Featuring Robert L. Bradley, CEO and Founder, Institute for Energy Research; Adele Morris, Senior Fellow and Policy Director, Brookings Institution; and Catrina Rorke, Senior Fellow and Energy Policy Director, R Street Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.