March 9, 2016
Policy Forum

New Technologies and War: Will They Change the Way We Fight? And Why We Fight?

Featuring T. X. Hammes, Distinguished Research Fellow, U.S. National Defense University; with comments by Andrew Philip Hunter, Director, Defense‐​Industrial Initiatives Group, and Senior Fellow, International Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies; and Jerry Hendrix, Senior Fellow and Director, Defense Strategies and Assessments Program, Center for a New American Security; moderated by Christopher Preble, Vice President, Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
March 4, 2016
Policy Forum

School Choice Regulation: Friend or Foe?

Featuring Patrick J. Wolf, Professor and 21st Century Chair in School Choice, University of Arkansas; Douglas N. Harris, Director, Education Research Alliance for New Orleans; University Endowed Chair in Public Education, Tulane University; Michael J. Petrilli, President, Thomas B. Fordham Institute; and Jason Bedrick, Policy Analyst, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; moderated by Neal McCluskey, Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute.
March 2, 2016
Book Forum

Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel

Featuring the author Tom Wainwright, Britain Editor and Former Mexico City Bureau Chief, The Economist; with comments by Moisés Naím, Distinguished Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; moderated by Juan Carlos Hidalgo, Policy Analyst on Latin America, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.
March 1, 2016
Policy Forum

Quantitative Easing: A Requiem

Featuring Daniel L. Thornton, Former Vice President and Economic Adviser, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; Joseph E. Gagnon, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; and Scott Sumner, Ralph G. Hawtrey Chair of Monetary Policy, the Mercatus Center at George Mason University; moderated by George Selgin, Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute.
February 18, 2016
Book Forum

The Question of Intervention: John Stuart Mill and the Responsibility to Protect

Featuring the author Michael W. Doyle, Director, Columbia Global Policy Initiative, Harold Brown Professor of International Affairs, Law, and Political Science, Columbia University; with comments by Anne‐​Marie Slaughter, President and CEO, New America; and Christopher A. Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Brad Stapleton, Visiting Research Fellow, Cato Institute.
February 16, 2016
Policy Forum

From “No Child” to “Every Student”: How Big a Change?

Featuring Gerard Robinson, Resident Fellow, Education Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute; David Cleary, Chief of Staff, Senator Lamar Alexander (R‑TN), Majority Staff Director for the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee; Lindsey Burke, Will Skillman Fellow in Education Policy, Heritage Foundation; and Neal McCluskey, Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; moderated by Michael Hansen, Senior Fellow, Brown Center on Education Policy Governance Studies, Brookings Institution.
February 11, 2016
Policy Forum

Derivatives: Weapons of Mass Destruction or Tools of Stability?

Featuring Bruce Tuckman, Clinical Professor of Finance, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University; Marcus Stanley, Policy Director, Americans for Financial Reform; and James Iorio, Former Managing Director, Head of Global Foreign Exchange and Commodities Distribution, Barclays; moderated by Thaya Brook Knight, Associate Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.
February 10, 2016
Policy Forum

Intellectual Property and First Principles

Featuring Randolph J. May, President, The Free State Foundation, coauthor, The Constitutional Foundations of Intellectual Property; Richard A. Epstein, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law, New York University Law School; Jim Harper, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Eli Dourado, Director, Technology Policy Program, Mercatus Center, George Mason University; moderated by Roger Pilon, Director, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.
February 9, 2016
Book Forum

Cornerstone of Liberty: Property Rights in 21st‐​Century America

Featuring the authors Timothy Sandefur, Vice President for Litigation, Goldwater Institute; and Christina Sandefur, Vice President for Policy, Goldwater Institute; with comments by Robert V. Percival, Director, Environmental Law Program, University of Maryland School of Law; and Roger Pilon, Director, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Trevor Burrus, Research Fellow, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.
February 4, 2016
Capitol Hill Briefing

Air Traffic Control: Bipartisan Reform in 2016?

Featuring Dorothy Robyn, Senior Policy Expert, Clinton and Obama Administrations; Stephen Van Beek, Vice President of Aviation Consulting, ICF International; and Chris Edwards, Editor, Down​siz​ing​Gov​ern​ment​.org, Cato Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.
January 29, 2016
Capitol Hill Briefing

The Libertarian State of the Union

Featuring Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow, Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute; Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute; Alex Nowrasteh, Immigration Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; and Dan Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.