February 13, 2019

FOIA and You: Tips, Tricks, and War Stories

FOIA and You: Tips, Tricks, and War Stories

Featuring J. William Leonard, Former Director, Information Security Oversight Office; Nate Jones, Director of the Freedom of Information Act Project, National Security Archive; Jason Leopold, Investigative Reporter, BuzzFeed News; Josh Burday, Attorney, Loevy & Loevy; Colleen Murphy, Executive Director and General Counsel, Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission; 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 25, 2018

Of Rockets and Robotics: The Regulation of Emerging Aerial Technology

Confirmed speakers include Richard Aboulafia, Vice President of Analysis, Teal Group; Diana Marina Cooper, Senior Vice President of Policy & Strategy, PrecisionHawk; Rob Hawks, Manager of the Operations Law Branch at the Federal Aviation Administration’s Office of Chief Counsel; Christopher Koopman, Senior Director of Strategy and Research at the Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University; Jake Laperruque, Senior Counsel, Project on Government Oversight; Brendan Schulman, Vice President of Policy & Legal Affairs at DJI; Jason Snead, Policy Analyst at the Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, Heritage Foundation; and Matt Voska, CEO and Cofounder of Flytenow.

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.

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.