February 15, 2017

Stingrays: A New Frontier in Police Surveillance

Stingrays: A New Frontier in Police Surveillance - Panel 1

Featuring Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Chairman, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; Jonathan Rudenberg, co-founder, Flynn; Laura Moy, Deputy Director, Center on Privacy & Technology, Georgetown University Law School; Neema Singh Guliani, Legislative Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union; Adam Bates, Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; moderated by Julian Sanchez, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

December 14, 2016

The 2016 Cato Surveillance Conference

The 2016 Cato Surveillance Conference - Panel - Intelligence Under A Trump Administration

Featuring Charlie Savage, New York Times; Julian Sanchez, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Amie Stepanovich, U.S. Policy Manager, AccessNow; Kevin Bankston, Director, Open Technology Institute, New America Foundation; Patrick Eddington, Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; Michael German, Fellow, Brennan Center for Justice; Maya Berry, Executive Director, Arab American Institute; Mieke Eoyang, Vice President  for National Security Program, Third Way; Alan Butler, Senior Counsel, Electronic Privacy Information Center; Jennifer Daskal, American University Washington College of Law; Shane Harris, Wall Street Journal; Susan Hennessey, Fellow, Brookings Institution; Timothy Edgar, Visiting Fellow, Watson Institute for International & Public Affairs at Brown University; Carrie Cordero, Former Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for National Security, Department of Justice; Sharia Mayfield, Staff Attorney, Oregon Department of Justice; Nathan Leamer, Policy Analyst, R Street Institute.

October 21, 2015

The Second Annual Cato Surveillance Conference

The Second Annual Cato Surveillance Conference: Welcome and Introduction  and After FREEDOM: A Dialogue on NSA in the Post-Snowden Era

Featuring Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT); Kevin Bankston, Director, Open Technology Institute, New America Foundation; Assia Boundaoui, Documentary Filmmaker; Jennifer Daskal, Professor, American University Washington College of Law; Laura Donohue, Director, Center on National Security & the Law, Georgetown University; Faisal Gill, Attorney; Joseph Lorenzo Hall, Chief Technologist, Center for Democracy & Technology; Ryan Hagemann, Civil Liberties Policy Analyst, Niskanen Center; David Medine, Chairman, Privacy & Civil Liberties Oversight Board; John Mueller, Professor of Political Science, Ohio State University; Kurt Opsahl, Deputy Executive Director & General Counsel, Electronic Frontier Foundation; Stephanie Pell, Cyber Ethics Fellow and Assistant Professor, West Point Military Academy; Rebecca Richards, Privacy & Civil Liberties Director, National Security Agency; Bruce Schneier, Berkman Center, Harvard University; Amie Stepanovich, U.S. Policy Manager, Access; and Judge Patricia Wald, Privacy & Civil Liberties Oversight Board.

February 6, 2015

The Libertarian State of the Union

The Libertarian State of the Union

Featuring Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; Chris Edwards, Director, Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute, and Editor, DownsizingGovernment.org; Julian Sanchez, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Daniel J. Ikenson, Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director, Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

July 8, 2014

You’re Gonna Need a Warrant for That: The Path to Digital Privacy Reform

You’re Gonna Need a Warrant for That: The Path to Digital Privacy Reform

Featuring Congressman Ted Poe (R-TX); Greg Nojeim, Senior Counsel and Director, Center for Democracy & Technology, Project on Freedom, Security and Technology; Katie McAuliffe, Executive Director for Digital Liberty, Americans for Tax Reform; David Lieber, Privacy Counsel, Google; and Nate Jones, Attorney, Microsoft Corporation; moderated by Julian Sanchez, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

January 24, 2014

The Libertarian State of the Union

The Libertarian State of the Union

Featuring Chris Edwards, Director, Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute, and Editor, DownsizingGovernment.org; Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute; Editor-in-Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review; and Mike Tanner, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Laura Odato, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

October 9, 2013

NSA Surveillance: What We Know; What to Do About It

NSA Surveillance: What We Know; What to Do About It: Afternoon Keynote

Keynote speakers: Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), member of the Senate’s Select Committee on Intelligence; Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI); Rep. F. James Sensenbrenner (R-WI).  Panelists include: Siobhan Gorman, Wall Street Journal; Spencer Ackerman, The Guardian; Barton Gellman, Washington Post; Charlie Savage, New York Times; Jameel Jaffer, ACLU; Laura Donohue, Georgetown University Law Center; David Lieber, Google; David Dahl, SpiderOak; Jim Burrows, Silent Circle; Bruce Schneier, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard Law School; Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute.