February 4, 2019

America’s Border Wars: Inside the Constitution-free Zone

Featuring Vicki Gaubeca, Director, Southern Border Communities Coalition; Terry Bressi, Chief Engineer of the Spacewatch Project, University of Arizona’s Lunar and Planetary Lab; Chris Montoya, 21-year Customs and Border Patrol veteran; Jennifer Johnson, Policy Director, Southern Border Communities Coalition; moderated by Patrick Eddington, Policy Analyst in Homeland Security and Civil Liberties, Cato Institute.

December 14, 2018

2018 Cato Institute Surveillance Conference

Featuring Michael Glennon, Tufts University; Susan Hennessy, Brookings Institution & Lawfare; Andrew Ferguson, Clarke Law School, University of the District of Columbia; Heather West, Mozilla; Rachel Levinson-Waldman, Brennan Center; Jennifer Daskal, Washington College of Law, American University; Spencer Ackerman, The Daily Beast; Hannah Quay-de la Vallee, Center for Democracy and Technology.

September 4, 2018

The NSA and the Road to 9/11: Lessons Learned and Unlearned

The NSA and the Road to 9/11: Lessons Learned and Unlearned

Featuring William Binney, Former Crypto-Mathematician, NSA; Kirk Wiebe, Former Senior Analyst, NSA; Edward Loomis, Former Computer Systems Analyst, NSA; Thomas Drake, Former Senior Executive Service Member, NSA; and Diane Roark, Former Professional Staff Member, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence; moderated by Patrick Eddington, Policy Analyst in Homeland Security and Civil Liberties, Cato Institute.

October 4, 2017

Countering Violent Extremism: The Trump Era

Countering Violent Extremism: The Trump Era - Panel 2

Featuring Heidi Ellis, Ph.D., Director, Refugee Trauma and Resilience Center; Alice LoCicero, Ph.D., President-elect, Society for the Study of Peace and Conflict (Division 48 of the American Psychological Association); Faiza Patel, Co-Director, Brennan Center’s Liberty and National Security Program; Sue Udry, Executive Director, Defending Rights and Dissent; Muqtedar Khan, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations, University of Delaware; Ayaan Dahir, Minneapolis Young Muslim Collective; moderated by Patrick Eddington, Cato Institute; and Adam Bates, Cato Institute.

September 25, 2017

National Security Oversight: Congressional Case Studies and Reform Prospects

National Security Oversight: Congressional Case Studies and Reform Prospects

Featuring Kurt Couchman, Vice President of Public Policy, Defense Priorities; Norman Singleton, President, Campaign for Liberty; Sue Udry, Executive Director, Defending Rights and Dissent; and Daniel Schuman, Policy Director, Demand Progress; moderated by Patrick Eddington, Policy Analyst, 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.

September 27, 2016

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.