September 20

Enron Ascending: The Forgotten Years (1984–1996)

Featuring the author Robert L. Bradley Jr., CEO, Institute for Energy Research; with comments by Jack High, Professor Emeritus, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University; moderated by Patrick J. Michaels, Director, Center for the Study of Science.

September 20

The Indian Child Welfare Act at 40

Featuring Timothy Sandefur, Vice President for Litigation at the Goldwater Institute, and author, Escaping the ICWA Penalty Box; Matthew McGill, Partner, Washington, D.C., office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher; Charles Rothfeld, Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law, Yale Law School; counsel at the firm of Mayer Brown; moderated by Walter Olson, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute, Robert A. Levy Center for Constitutional Studies.

September 20

The Liberal International Order: Past, Present, and Future

Featuring Patrick Porter, Professor of International Security and Strategy, University of Birmingham and Senior Associate Fellow, Royal United Services Institute; Michael Mazarr, Senior Political Scientist, RAND Corporation; Jake Sullivan, Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Co-chair, National Security Action; moderated by Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

September 13

Sweden: Lessons for America?

Sweden: Lessons for America?

Featuring Johan Norberg, Film host and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; with introductory remarks by Rob Chatfield, President and Chief Executive Officer, Free to Choose Media; moderated by Ian Vásquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

September 12

Fintech Unbound: The Cato Summit on Financial Regulation

Featuring Hester Peirce, Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Balaji Srinivasan, Chief Technology Officer, Coinbase; Paul Watkins, Director, Office of Innovation, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection; Barry Wides, Deputy Comptroller for Community Affairs, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency; Gerry Tsai, Director of Applications and Fintech, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; Spencer Bogart, Partner, Blockchain Capital LLC; John Collins, Partner, FS Vector; Matthew Feeney, Director, Project on Emerging Technologies, Cato Institute; Lydia Mashburn, Managing Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute; Richard Neiman, Head of Regulatory and Government Affairs, LendingClub; Andrea O’Sullivan, Coauthor of Bitcoin: A Primer for Policymakers; Jay Reinemann, Partner, Propel Venture Partners; Ryan Zagone, Director of Regulatory Relations, Ripple; Diego Zuluaga, Policy Analyst, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute; J.W. Verret, Associate Professor of Law, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University.

September 12

Reclassification Risk in the Small-Group Health Insurance Market

Reclassification Risk in the Small-Group Health Insurance Market

Featuring Mark V. Pauly, Bendheim Professor, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania; and Anthony LoSasso, Professor in Health Policy and Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health; moderated by Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

September 11

Can Free Speech Be Progressive?

Can Free Speech Be Progressive?

Featuring Louis Michael Seidman, Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Constitutional Law, Georgetown University Law Center; Robert F. Bauer, Professor of Practice and Distinguished Scholar in Residence, New York University School of Law; and Ronald K. L. Collins, Harold S. Shefelman Scholar, University of Washington School of Law; moderated by John Samples, Vice President, Cato Institute.

September 7

Rethinking America’s Highways

Rethinking America’s Highways

Featuring Robert W. Poole Jr., Director of Transportation Policy, Reason Foundation; and Jonathan Gifford, Director of the George Mason University Center for Transportation Public-Private Partnership Policy; moderated by Chris Edwards, Editor, DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute