August 8

Debate: Libertarianism vs. Conservatism

Debate: Libertarianism vs. Conservatism

Featuring Cato Institute Interns and Heritage Foundation Interns; with an introduction by Neil Saul, Student Programs Coordinator, Cato Institute; moderated by Charles C. W. Cooke, Editor, National Review Online.

July 31

Socialism Sucks: Two Economists Drink Their Way through the Unfree World

Socialism Sucks: Two Economists Drink Their Way through the Unfree World

Featuring the authors Robert Lawson, Director, O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University; Benjamin Powell, Professor of Economics at Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University; and Matt Kibbe, President, Free the People; moderated by Ian Vásquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

July 19

What’s Next for Venezuela?

What's Next for Venezuela?

Featuring Luis Almagro, Secretary General, Organization of American States; joining by Skype, María Corina Machado, National Coordinator, Vente Venezuela; Pedro Urruchurtu, Political Science Professor, Universidad Central de Venezuela; moderated by Juan Carlos Hidalgo, Policy Analyst on Latin America, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

July 14 to July 18

Sphere Summit: Teaching Civic Culture Together

Featuring Ibrahim Anoba, Mark Davis, Annie Duke, Emily Ekins, Chelsea Follett, Sherry Glied, Peter Goettler, Donald E. Graham, Clark Neily, Tom G. Palmer, Jonathan Rauch, Jeffrey Rosen, Kerry Sautner, Nadine Strossen, Michael D. Tanner, Darrell M. West, and Hayne Yoon.

June 26

Panic Attack: Young Radicals in the Age of Trump

Panic Attack: Young Radicals in the Age of Trump

Featuring Robby Soave, Associate Editor, Reason; Jane Coaston, Senior Politics Reporter, Vox; and Greg Lukianoff, President and CEO, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE); moderated by Jason Kuznicki, Editor, Cato Books and Cato Unbound.

June 19

Tyranny Comes Home: The Domestic Fate of U.S. Militarism

Tyranny Comes Home: The Domestic Fate of U.S. Militarism

Featuring the authors Christopher J. Coyne, Associate Professor of Economics, George Mason University; and Abigail R. Hall, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Tampa; moderated by Matthew Feeney, Director, Project on Emerging Technologies, Cato Institute.

June 18

Legal Immigration: Problems and Solutions

Legal Immigration: Problems and Solutions

Featuring Alex Nowrasteh, Director of Immigration Studies, Cato Institute; David Bier, Immigration Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; moderated by Jeff Vanderslice, Director of Government and External Affairs, Cato Institute.

June 12

Financial Inclusion: The Cato Summit on Financial Regulation

Financial Inclusion: The Cato Summit on Financial Regulation - Welcome and Keynote Address: Competition and Financial Inclusion

Featuring Chairman Jelena McWilliams, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; Deputy Director Brian Johnson, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; Barry Wides, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency; Tracy Basinger, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; Lydia Beyoud, Bloomberg Law; Thomas P. Brown, Paul Hastings LLP; Jotaka Eaddy, LendUp; Rob Morgan, American Bankers Administration; George Selgin, Cato Institute; Steven Smith, Finicity; Diego Zuluaga, Cato Institute; Todd Zywicki, George Mason University and Cato Institute; Rodney Hood, Chairman, National Credit Union Association; Lydia Mashburn, Managing Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute.

June 11

Peering Beyond the DMZ: Understanding North Korea behind the Headlines

Peering Beyond the DMZ: Understanding North Korea behind the Headlines

Featuring Heidi Linton, Executive Director, Christian Friends of Korea; Randall Spadoni, North Korea Program Director and Senior Regional Advisor for East Asia, World Vision; and Daniel Jasper, Public Education and Advocacy Coordinator for Asia, American Friends Service Committee; moderated by Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

June 8

Family Curator’s Tour (ages 8+)

Featuring Harriet Lesser, Curator, Freedom: Art as the Messenger; Curator, Strathmore; Former Director of Exhibitions, VisArts, Rockville, Maryland; Former Director of Exhibitions, Charles Sumner School Museum & Archives, Washington, DC; Exhibition Artist in the United States and Overseas.

June 6

Of Dogs and Men

Of Dogs and Men

Featuring the director Michael Ozias; and producer Patrick Reasonover; moderated by Clark Neily, Vice President for Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.