A seminar luncheon in cooperation with the Donald and Paula Smith Family Foundation

Policy Perspectives 2012

Waldorf=Astoria Hotel, New York City
Friday, October 26, 2012
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Featuring: John A. Allison President, Cato Institute; P. J. O'Rourke, H. L. Mencken Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Edward H. Crane, President Emeritus, Cato Institute; Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute; and Dan Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

Waldorf=Astoria Hotel
301 Park Avenue
(Between 49th and 50th Streets)
New York City

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10:30–11:00 a.m. Registration
11:00–11:05 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
Edward H. Crane, President Emeritus, Cato Institute
11:05–11:35 a.m. Keynote Address —
America—Down the Drain and Caught In the Greece Trap

P. J. O'Rourke, H. L. Mencken Research Fellow, Cato Institute
11:35–11:55 a.m. What Was John Roberts Thinking?
Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute
11:55 a.m.–12:15 p.m. The Election and Fiscal Policy: Fiscal Cliffs, Sequestration, and Budget Deals
Dan Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute

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12:15–12:30 p.m. Reception
12:30–2:00 p.m. Luncheon Address—
The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure

John A. Allison, President, Cato Institute; Former Chairman and CEO, BB&T Corporation; and Author, The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure: Why Pure Capitalism is the World Economy's Only Hope (McGraw-Hill, 2012)

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For further information on the seminar, please call Jenna Huhn at (202) 218-4617 or e-mail her at jhuhn@cato.org.

We have reached capacity for this event and registration is now closed.