City Seminar

Cato Institute Policy Perspectives 2020

February 19, 2020 9:45 AM to 2:00 PM EST

Ritz-Carlton Naples Beach, 280 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, Naples, FL

Featuring Hon. Phil Gramm, Former Chairman, Senate Banking Committee; and Daniel Hannan, Conservative Member of the European Parliament for South East England and Founding President, Initiative for Free Trade; Peter Goettler, President and CEO, Cato Institute; David Boaz, Executive Vice President, Cato Institute; and Chris Edwards, Director, Tax Policy Studies, and Editor, Down​siz​ing​Gov​ern​ment​.org, Cato Institute.

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Schedule

9:45 — 10:15AM Registration

10:15 – 10:30AM

Welcoming Remarks

Peter Goettler, President and CEO, Cato Institute

10:30 – 11:00AM

Why I’m Optimistic about Freedom and Progress

David Boaz, Executive Vice President, Cato Institute

11:00AM – 11:40AM

America Needs to Get Its Facts Straight

Hon. Phil Gramm, Former Chairman, Senate Banking Committee

11:40AM – 12:10PM

Is Wealth Inequality a Crisis?

Chris Edwards, Director, Tax Policy Studies, and Editor, Down​siz​ing​Gov​ern​ment​.org, Cato Institute

12:10 – 12:30PM Reception
12:30 – 2:00PM

Winter Is Coming: The Rise of Authoritarian Politics in the West

Daniel Hannan, Conservative Member of the European Parliament for South East England and Founding President, Initiative for Free Trade

For further information on the seminar, please contact Sophia Coyne‐​Kosnak at (202) 216‑1490 / sck@​cato.​org.