February 16

Cato Handbook for Policymakers: Capitol Hill Launch

Cato Handbook for Policymakers: Capitol Hill Launch

Opening remarks by Jim Jordan (R-OH-4), United States Congressman; and Justin Amash (R-MI-3), United States Congressman. Featuring David Boaz, Executive Vice President, Cato Institute; Chris Edwards, Director, Tax Policy Studies, Editor, www.DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute; Dan Ikenson, Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and David Bier, Immigration Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

February 15

Islamic Liberalism: Real or False Hope?

Islamic Liberalism: Real or False Hope?

Featuring Mustafa Akyol, Author, Islam without Extremes: A Muslim Case for Liberty (W. W. Norton and Company, 2011), Visiting Senior Fellow, The Freedom Project, Wellesley College; and Shadi Hamid, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; Author, Islamic Exceptionalism; moderated by Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

February 15

Stingrays: A New Frontier in Police Surveillance

Stingrays: A New Frontier in Police Surveillance - Panel 1

Featuring Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Chairman, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; Jonathan Rudenberg, co-founder, Flynn; Laura Moy, Deputy Director, Center on Privacy & Technology, Georgetown University Law School; Neema Singh Guliani, Legislative Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union; Adam Bates, Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; moderated by Julian Sanchez, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

February 3

Will President Trump Threaten Free Speech?

Will President Trump Threaten Free Speech?

Featuring Flemming Rose, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Robert Corn-Revere, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP; and Francis H. Buckley, Foundation Professor, George Mason University’s Scalia School of Law; author of The Way Back: Restoring the Promise of America and columnist, New York Post; moderated by John Samples, Vice President and Publisher, Cato Institute.

February 2

Everything You Wanted to Know about Border Adjustability But Were Afraid to Ask

Everything You Wanted to Know about Border Adjustability But Were Afraid to Ask

Featuring Daniel J. Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Brian Garst, Director of Policy and Communications, Center for Freedom and Prosperity; Veronique de Rugy, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center; Stan Veuger, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

February 1

Cato Institute Policy Perspectives 2017

Featuring Peter Goettler, President and CEO, Cato Institute; Jonathan Turley, J. B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law, George Washington University Law School; Michael Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Jonah Goldberg, Senior Editor, National Review, Author, The Tyranny of Clichés: How Liberals Cheat in the War of Ideas.

January 31

Cato Club Naples 2017

By invitation only. For more information please contact Jenna Huhn at jhuhn [at] cato.org or 202-218-4617.

January 26

The Welfare of Nations

The Welfare of Nations

Featuring the author James Bartholomew, The Welfare of Nations; with comments by Will Wilkinson, Vice President for Policy, Niskanen Center; Sven R. Larson, Author, Industrial Poverty: Yesterday Sweden, Today Europe, Tomorrow America; moderated by Michael Tanner, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

January 26

The Economics of Health Insurance Reform

The Economics of Health Insurance Reform

Featuring Peter Van Doren, Senior Fellow and Editor of Regulation, Cato Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

January 25

Populism and Nationalism in the Trump Era

Populism and Nationalism in the Trump Era

Featuring Mindy Finn, Advisor, Democracy Fund Voice; Alex Nowrasteh, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Ruy Teixeira, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress; Robert P. Jones, CEO, Public Religion Research Institute; Henry Olsen, Senior Fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center; Alex Lundry, Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist, Deep Root Analytics; Lisa Dropkin, Principal, Edge Research; Patrick Ruffini, Co-Founder Echelon Insights; Meira Neggaz, Executive Director, ISPU; and Emily Ekins, Research Fellow, Cato Institute.

January 17

Debating the Trump Doctrine

Debating the Trump Doctrine

Featuring Emma Ashford, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Kathleen Hicks, Senior Vice President, Center for Strategic & International Studies; William Ruger, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Peter Rough, Fellow, Hudson Institute; Trevor Thrall, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Karen DeYoung, Associate Editor and Senior National Security Correspondent, Washington Post.

January 12

A New Agenda for the 115th Congress

A New Agenda for the 115th Congress

Featuring Vanessa Brown Calder, Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Jim Harper, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Christopher A. Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.