October 3

Refugees, Immigrants, and National Security

Refugees, Immigrants, and National Security

Featuring Charles Stimson, Manager, National Security Law Program and Senior Legal Fellow, Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy, Heritage Foundation; Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Professor, University of Maryland; Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; and Alex Nowrasteh, Immigration Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; moderated by A. Trevor Thrall, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

September 29

You Have the Right to Remain Innocent

You Have the Right to Remain Innocent

Featuring the author James Duane, Professor, Regent University Law School; with comments by Randy Barnett, Director, Georgetown Center for the Constitution, Georgetown University Law School; moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.

September 28

Unraveled: Obamacare, Religious Liberty, and Executive Power

Unraveled: Obamacare, Religious Liberty, and Executive Power

Featuring the author Josh Blackman, Associate Professor, Houston College of Law; Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; with comments by Robert Barnes, Supreme Court Correspondent, Washington Post; and Philip Klein, Managing Editor, Washington Examiner, and author, Overcoming Obamacare: Three Approaches to Reversing the Government Takeover of Health Care; moderated by Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.

September 27

The Domestic Drone Revolution: Risks and Rewards in Perspective

The Domestic Drone Revolution: Risks and Rewards in Perspective - Opening Remarks and Panel 1: Drones, Law Enforcement, and Civil Liberties

Panelists include Tim Adelman, attorney, LeclairRyan; Kristi Lane Scott, Deputy Director, Office of Privacy & Civil Liberties, United States Department of Justice; Patrick Eddington, policy analyst, homeland security and civil liberties, Cato Institute; Matthew Feeney, policy analyst at the Cato Institute; Travis R. Hall, telecommunications policy analyst, National Telecommunications and Information Administration; Arthur Holland Michel, co-director of the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College; Don Roby, training program manager, Airborne Law Enforcement Association; Stephanie Spear, commercial regulatory policy representative, National Association of Realtors; Jay Stanley, senior policy analyst at the ACLU’s Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project; and Justin Towles, vice president, regulatory and legislative affairs, American Association of Airport Executives.

September 26

Economic and Financial Issues Facing the Next President

Economic and Financial Issues Facing the Next President

Featuring Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President, American Action Forum; Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy and Editor of DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute; and Stephan Danninger, Division Chief, Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund; moderated by Mark A. Calabria, Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

September 23

Cato Institute Policy Perspectives 2016

Featuring Peter Goettler, President and CEO, Cato Institute; Terence Kealey, Author, The Economic Laws of Scientific Research, Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; Gene Healy, Vice President, Cato Institute; and David Friedman, Author, Machinery of Freedom and Future Imperfect, Professor of Law, Santa Clara University.

September 21

Welcome to Washington: Make the Most of Your Internship

Welcome to Washington: Make the Most of Your Internship

Featuring Kasey Darling, Partner Relations Specialist, Charles Koch Institute; Emily Ekins, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; and Shoshana Weissmann, Web Producer, The Weekly Standard; moderated by Mark Houser, Student Programs Manager, Cato Institute.

September 14

Restarting Health Reform with Health Savings Accounts

Restarting Health Reform with Health Savings Accounts

Featuring Jeff Flake (R-AZ), United States Senator; Dave Brat (R-VA-7), United States Congressman; Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute; John C. Goodman, President, Goodman Institute for Public Policy Research; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

September 14

Socialism and Human Nature

Socialism and Human Nature

Featuring Jonathan Haidt, Professor of Ethical Leadership, Stern School of Business, New York University; John Tooby, Professor of Anthropology, University of California–Santa Barbara; and Leda Cosmides, Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of California–Santa Barbara; moderated by Marian L. Tupy, Editor, HumanProgress.org, Cato Institute.

September 13

Brazillionaires: Wealth, Power, Decadence, and Hope in an American Country

Brazillionaires: Wealth, Power, Decadence, and Hope in an American Country

Featuring the author Alex Cuadros, Former São Paulo reporter, Bloomberg News; with comments by João Augusto de Castro Neves, Director of Latin America, Eurasia Group; moderated by Juan Carlos Hidalgo, Policy Analyst on Latin America, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.