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 15, 2020
Live Online Policy Forum

Homeschooling: Protecting Freedom, Protecting Children

Featuring Elizabeth Bartholet, Morris Wasserstein Public Interest Professor of Law and Faculty Director, Child Advocacy Program, Harvard University; Kerry McDonald (@Kerry_edu), Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute, and author of Unschooled: Raising Curious, Well‐​Educated Children outside the Conventional Classroom; Milton Gaither, Professor of Education, Messiah College, and author of Homeschooling: An American History; and Neal McCluskey (@NealMcCluskey), Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute.

June 12, 2020
Live Online Policy Forum

Terrible Twos? Taking Stock of U.S.-North Korea Relations Two Years after Singapore

Featuring Victor Cha, Senior Adviser and Korea Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Vice Dean and Professor of Government, Georgetown University; Suzanne DiMaggio, Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Chairman, Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft; and David Kang, Director, Korean Studies Institute, University of Southern California; moderated by Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

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.
June 4, 2020
Live Online Policy Forum

Building a Modern Military

Featuring Wendy J. Jordan, Senior Policy Analyst, Taxpayers for Common Sense; Christopher A. Preble, Vice President, Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Lauren Sander, External Relations Manager, Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Thomas X. Hammes, PhD, Distinguished Research Fellow, Center for Strategic Research, National Defense University; Eric Gomez, Director, Defense Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Brandon Valeriano, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

June 3, 2020
Live Online Policy Forum

Harm Reduction as a Public Health Strategy for Pandemics

Featuring Maia Szalavitz (@maiasz), Award‐​Winning Neuroscience Journalist; and Author of Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction; Leana S. Wen, MD, MSc, (@DrLeanaWen) Visiting Professor of Health Policy and Management, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University; and Distinguished Fellow, Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity; moderated by Jeffrey A. Singer, MD, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

May 28, 2020
Live Online Policy Forum

Privacy in a Pandemic

Featuring Ali Lange, Government Affairs & Public Policy Manager, Google; Ryan Calo, Co‐​Director, Tech Policy Lab & Professor of Law, University of Washington; and Harper Reed, Senior Fellow, Annenberg Innovation Lab, University of Southern California; moderated by Julian Sanchez, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.
May 27, 2020
Live Online Policy Forum

Chinese-U.S. Relations after the COVID-19 Pandemic

Featuring Michael Swaine, (@Dalzell60) Senior Associate in the Asia Program, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Bonnie Glaser, (@bonnieglaser) Senior Adviser for Asia and Director of the China Power Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Doug Bandow, (@doug_bandow) Senior fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Eric Gomez, (@EricGomezAsia) Director of Defense Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

May 26, 2020
Live Online Policy Forum

Implementing the New NAFTA

Featuring Luz María de La Mora, (@luzmadelamora) Undersecretary for Foreign Trade, Secretariat of Economy, Mexico; moderated by Inu Manak, (@inumanak) Research Fellow, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

May 26, 2020
Live Online Policy Forum

Nuclear Deterrence with Russia and China: Are U.S. Course Corrections Needed?

Featuring Fiona Cunningham, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University; Michael Kofman, Director of the Russia Studies Program, CNA; and Amy F. Woolf, Specialist in Nuclear Weapons Policy, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress; moderated by Eric Gomez, Director of Defense 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.