January 15, 2020
Policy Forum

Needle Exchange Programs: Benefits and Challenges

Featuring remarks by Vice Adm. Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH, Surgeon General of the United States.

Followed by a discussion with Ricky Bluthenthal, PhD, Professor of Preventive Medicine and Associate Dean for Social Justice, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine; Hon. Tony Rivero, Arizona State Representative (R‑21st District); moderated by Jeffrey A. Singer, MD, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

December 17, 2019
Book Forum

Scientocracy: The Tangled Web of Public Science and Public Policy

Featuring the editors Patrick J. Michaels, Senior Fellow, Competitive Enterprise Institute; Former Research Professor in Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia; Terence Kealey, Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; Former Professor of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge; with comments by Holden Thorp, Editor‐​in‐​chief, Science; moderated by Jason Kuznicki, Editor, Cato Books and Cato Unbound.
October 3, 2019
Policy Forum

Patients, Privacy, and PDMPs: Exploring the Impact of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs

Featuring David S. Fink, MPhil, MPH, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University; Kate M. Nicholson, JD, Civil rights attorney and pain patient advocate; Nathan Freed Wessler, JD, Staff attorney, ACLU Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project; Patience Moyo, PhD, Assistant Professor, Brown University School of Public Health; moderated by Jeffrey A. Singer, MD, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.
June 12, 2019
Conference

Financial Inclusion: The Cato Summit on Financial Regulation

Featuring Chairman Jelena McWilliams, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; Deputy Director Brian Johnson, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; Barry Wides, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency; Tracy Basinger, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; Lydia Beyoud, Bloomberg Law; Thomas P. Brown, Paul Hastings LLP; Jotaka Eaddy, LendUp; Rob Morgan, American Bankers Administration; George Selgin, Cato Institute; Steven Smith, Finicity; Diego Zuluaga, Cato Institute; Todd Zywicki, George Mason University and Cato Institute; Rodney Hood, Chairman, National Credit Union Association; Lydia Mashburn, Managing Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute.
April 17, 2019
Book Forum

The Twenty‐​Six Words That Created the Internet

Featuring Jeff Kosseff, Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity Law, United States Naval Academy; Emma Llansó, Director, Center for Democracy and Technology’s Free Expression Project; David Post, Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute, former I. Herman Stern Professor of Law, Temple University Law School; moderated by John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute.
February 28, 2019
Policy Forum

Big Fat Nutrition Policy

Featuring Nina Teicholz, Author, The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet; director of the Nutrition Coalition; adjunct professor, New York University Wagner School of Public Policy; moderated by Terence Kealey, Visiting Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; author, Breakfast is a Dangerous Meal: Why You Should Ditch Your Morning Meal For Health and Wellbeing.
January 17, 2019
Policy Forum

Promoting Fintech Innovation and Consumer Choice: The Role of Regulatory Sandboxes

Featuring Paul Watkins, Director of the Office of Innovation, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; Conan French, Senior Advisor for Innovation and Fintech, Institute for International Finance; Eric Mogilnicki, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP; Diego Zuluaga, Policy Analyst, Cato Institute’s Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives; moderated by Todd Zywicki, George Mason University Foundation Professor of Law, Antonin Scalia Law School and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.