December 16
Capitol Hill Briefing

Obama’s Fiscal Commission and the GOP Budget Agenda

Featuring Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Daniel J. Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Michael D. Tanner, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Christopher A. Preble, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute. Moderated by Brandon Arnold, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.
December 7
Policy Forum

Banking and Insurance in the 112th Congress

Panel I — Insurance

Robert Detlefsen, Vice President of Public Policy, National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies Lars Powell, Whitbeck-Beyer Chair of Insurance and Financial Services, University of Arkansas Lawrence H. Mirel, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP Stephen Pociask, Chief Economist, American Consumer Institute Moderated by Eli Lehrer, Director, Center on Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate, Heartland Institute

Panel II — Banking

Mark Oesterle, Chief Counsel for the Minority, U.S. Senate Banking Committee Joi Sheffield, Former Banking Counsel to Sen. Tim Johnson Bert Ely, Principal, Ely & Company, Inc. Moderated by Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.
November 30
Policy Forum

Profiting from Ivory Towers?

Featuring Richard Bishirjian, President, Yorktown University; Robert J. Shapiro, Chairman and Co-founder, Sonecon LLC; Ben Miller, Policy Analyst, Education Sector; Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; moderated by Adam Schaeffer, Policy Analyst, Center for Educational Freedom.
November 19
Policy Forum

Deficits and Defense

Featuring Representative Barney Frank (D-Massachusetts); Loren B. Thompson, Chief Operating Officer, Lexington Institute; and Benjamin Friedman, Research Fellow in Defense and Homeland Security Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Christopher Preble, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
November 18
Conference

28th Annual Monetary Conference

Featuring Charles Plosser, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia; Carmen M. Reinhart, Professor of Economics, University of Maryland; Jerry L. Jordan, Former President, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; George S. Tavlas, Director-General, Bank of Greece; John B. Taylor, Professor of Economics, Stanford University; and Manuel Sánchez, Vice Governor, Banco de México.
October 29
City Seminar

Cato Institute Policy Perspectives 2010

Featuring Edward H. Crane, President, Cato Institute; John Samples, Director of Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute; Sallie James, Trade Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; and John McWhorter, Professor, The Languages of America, Columbia University, Contributing Editor, The New Republic and City Journal.