An Examination of the Economics, Geopolitics, and Architecture of the TTIP

Monday, October 12, 2015
8:30 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.

About the Conference

Speaker Registration


    Cato Institute
    F. A. Hayek Auditorium
    1000 Massachusetts Ave, NW
    Washington, DC 20001

    On‐​site Registration: 8:00 – 8:30 a.m.
    More information about the event and schedule here.

    Please note that a private roundtable for participants will take place on Tuesday,
    October 13 from 9:00 a.m. — 2:30 p.m. Additional details will be emailed to you.

    Professional attire is appropriate for your presentation and the conference. The average high temperature in Washington, D.C. during October is 68 degrees Fahrenheit. The evening temperature may fall to about 50 degrees.

    Please submit all travel requests by Monday, September 7.

    Hotel Information:*
    Cato will cover room charges for up to 2 nights at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC based on the arrival and departure dates you provided below. Additional nights start at $339 plus tax and may be secured based on availability. The front desk will ask for a credit card upon check‐​in to cover incidentals. Reasonable expenses may be submitted to Cato for reimbursement.

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  • The Marriott Marquis Washington, DC is conveniently located across the street from the Cato Institute at 901 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) is the closest airport at approximately 4 miles and a $25 taxi fare. Dulles International (IAD) and Baltimore Washington International (BWI) are also options. Transfer information is available on the hotel’s website.

    Travel Information:*
    Cato will cover the cost of advanced purchase coach airfare for those who require air travel accommodations. For those driving, Cato will reimburse mileage according to the 2015 Federal Standard Mileage Rate. Please submit receipts prior to January 12, 2016 to receive reimbursement.

  • Local commuter information can be found on Cato’s website.


    Please indicate your specific audio‐​visual equipment needs during your presentation.

  • Microphone : The stage set will provide you with a podium microphone for your presentation and a table‐​top microphone for Q&A.

  • * If you would like your handout distributed to attendees, please send a copy to Rachel Greene by Monday, September 21 to ensure adequate production time.

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