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; Michael Tanner, Cato Institute.
June 25, 2020
Live Online Conference Series

A Fed for Next Time: Ideas for a Crisis‐​Ready Central Bank

Featuring Sir Paul Tucker, chair of the Systemic Risk Council and former deputy governor of the Bank of England; Elga Bartsch, Head of Macro Research, BlackRock; Peter Stella, former Head of the International Monetary Fund’s Central Banking and Monetary and Foreign Exchange Operations Divisions; Peter Conti‐​Brown, Assistant Professor, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania; and more.

June 8, 2020
Live Online Policy Forum

COVID-19 and the Right to Test

Featuring Jessica Flanigan, MA, PhD (@missjessica), Richard L. Morrill Chair in Ethics and Democratic Values, University of Richmond; Roger D. Klein, MD, JD (@RogerDKlein), FDA & Health Working Group, Federalist Society Regulatory Transparency Project; former Adviser to the Food and Drug Administration; moderated by Michael F. Cannon, JM, MA (@mfcannon), Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
May 20, 2020
Live Online Policy Forum

Don’t Forget People Living in Pain: War on Opioids and Chronic Pain Patients during COVID-19

Featuring Andrea Trescot, MD, Anesthesiologist, Pain Specialist, and former Director of Pain Fellowship, University of Florida, Gainesville, and University of Washington, Seattle; Kate Nicholson, JD, Civil Rights Attorney and Pain Patient Advocate; Richard Lawhern, PhD, Cofounder and Director of Research, Alliance for the Treatment of Intractable Pain; moderated by Jeffrey A. Singer, MD, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

April 16, 2020
Live Online Book Forum

Marijuana Federalism: Uncle Sam and Mary Jane

Featuring the editor Jonathan H. Adler, Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University; Editor, Marijuana Federalism; John Hudak, Deputy Director, Center for Effective Public Management, Brookings Institution; Contributor, Marijuana Federalism; Ilya Shapiro, Director, Robert A. Levy Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Trevor Burrus, Research Fellow, Robert A. Levy Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.
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.