December 13
Policy Forum

Is the Federal Housing Administration the Next Bailout?

Featuring Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; Edward Pinto, Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute, Former Chief Credit Officer, Fannie Mae; and Michael Fratantoni, Vice President, Research and Economics, Mortgage Bankers Association of America; moderated by Alan Zibel, Reporter, Wall Street Journal.
December 12
Policy Forum

The Law and Politics of Marijuana Legalization

Featuring Asa Hutchinson, Former Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration; and Robert A. Mikos, Professor of Law and Government, Vanderbilt University Law School; moderated by Timothy Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.
December 11
Book Forum

Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate

Featuring the author Greg Lukianoff, President, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE); with comments by Alexander McCobin, President, Students for Liberty; and Kelly Jemison, Events Manager, Students for Liberty; moderated by Trevor Burrus, Legal Associate, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.
December 6
Book Forum

Copyright Unbalanced: From Incentive to Excess

Featuring the editor Jerry Brito, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University; Tom W. Bell, Professor, Chapman University School of Law; with comments by Mitch Glazier, Senior Executive Vice President, Recording Industry Association of America; moderated by Jim Harper, Director, Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
December 5
Policy Forum

Lessons from Colombia’s War on Drugs

Opening remarks: Carlos Urrutia, Ambassador, Republic of Colombia.

Panel discussion: Featuring Daniel Mejía, Associate Professor of Economics and Director of the Research Center on Drugs and Security, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia and Peter Hakim, President Emeritus, Inter-American Dialogue; moderated by Juan Carlos Hidalgo, Policy Analyst on Latin America, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

November 15
Conference

30th Annual Monetary Conference

Featuring Vernon L. Smith, Professor of Economics, Chapman University, and Nobel Laureate in Economics; Thomas Hoenig, Vice Chairman,Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; John B. Taylor, Professor of Economics, Stanford University; George S. Tavlas, Director, Bank of Greece; Jurgen Stark, Former Chief Economist, European Central Bank; and Charles I. Plosser, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
November 8
Book Forum

Libertarianism: What Everyone Needs to Know

Featuring the author Jason Brennan, Assistant Professor of Ethics, Economics, and Public Policy, Georgetown University; with comments by Aaron Ross Powell, Research Fellow, Cato Institute and Editor, Libertarianism.org; and Tom Merrill, Assistant Professor of Government, American University; moderated by John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute.