September 12, 2018

Fintech Unbound: The Cato Summit on Financial Regulation

Featuring Hester Peirce, Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Balaji Srinivasan, Chief Technology Officer, Coinbase; Paul Watkins, Director, Office of Innovation, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection; Barry Wides, Deputy Comptroller for Community Affairs, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency; Gerry Tsai, Director of Applications and Fintech, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; Spencer Bogart, Partner, Blockchain Capital LLC; John Collins, Partner, FS Vector; Matthew Feeney, Director, Project on Emerging Technologies, Cato Institute; Lydia Mashburn, Managing Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute; Richard Neiman, Head of Regulatory and Government Affairs, LendingClub; Andrea O’Sullivan, Coauthor of Bitcoin: A Primer for Policymakers; Jay Reinemann, Partner, Propel Venture Partners; Ryan Zagone, Director of Regulatory Relations, Ripple; Diego Zuluaga, Policy Analyst, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute; J.W. Verret, Associate Professor of Law, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University.

July 24, 2018

Should Cryptocurrencies Be Regulated like Securities?

Should Cryptocurrencies Be Regulated like Securities?

Featuring Diego Zuluaga, Policy Analyst, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute; Brian Knight, Director of the Program on Financial Regulation and Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center; moderated by Matt Weibel, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

November 16, 2017

35th Annual Monetary Conference

35th Annual Monetary Conference - Welcoming Remarks & Keynote Address

Featuring Loretta J. Mester, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY), Chairman, House Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Trade; John B. Taylor, Stanford University; Charles I. Plosser, Former President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia; Kevin Warsh, Hoover Institution; Eswar S. Prasad, Cornell University; Judy Shelton, Author, Money Meltdown: Restoring Order to the Global Currency System; Martin Feldstein, Harvard University; J. Huston McCulloch, New York University; Gunther Schnabl, Leipzig University; Lawrence H. White, George Mason University; William D. Lastrapes, University of Georgia; David Dollar, Brookings Institution; Norbert Michel, Director, Center for Data Analysis, The Heritage Foundation.

June 6, 2017

Banking Unbound: The Cato Summit on Financial Regulation

Featuring George Selgin, Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute; Thaya Brook Knight, Associate Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute; Mark A. Calabria, Assistant to the Vice President and Chief Economist; Emily Ekins, Research Fellow and Director of Polling, Cato Institute; Brian Knight, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University; and Kelly S. King, Chairman and CEO, BB&T Corporation.

November 17, 2016

34th Annual Monetary Conference

34th Annual Monetary Conference - Panel 4: Rethinking The Monetary Transmission Mechanism

Featuring Athanasios Orphanides Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management; Thomas M. Hoenig, Vice Chairman, FDIC; Hon. Phil Gramm, Former Chairman, Senate Banking Committee; H. Robert Heller, Former Member, Federal Reserve Board of Governors; James Grant, Editor, Grant’s Interest Rate Observer; John A. Allison, Former President and CEO, Cato Institute, and former Chairman and CEO, BB&T Bank; Steve Hanke, Johns Hopkins University; and Mark Spitznagel, President & CIO, Universa Investments, LP.

September 7, 2016

Monetary Rules for a Post-Crisis World

Featuring John B. Taylor, Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics, Stanford University and George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics, Hoover Institution; David Laidler, Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Western Ontario; Mark Calabria, Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; Scott Sumner, Ralph G. Hawtrey Chair of Monetary Policy and Director, Program on Monetary Policy, Mercatus Center and Professor of Economics at Bentley University; David Papell, Joel W. Sailors Endowed Professor of Economics and Chair, Department of Economics, University of Houston; Perry Mehrling, Professor of Economics, Barnard College, Columbia University; Kevin Sheedy, Assistant Professor of Economics, London School of Economics; Walker F. Todd, Trustee, American Institute for Economic Research, and former Assistant General Counsel and Economics Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; David Beckworth, Senior Research Fellow, Program on Monetary Policy, Mercatus Center; Peter Ireland, Murray and Monti Professor of Economics, Boston College; Miles Kimball, Professor of Economics and Research Professor of Survey Research, University of Michigan Department of Economics and Survey Research Center; George Selgin, Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute; David Glasner, Economist, Federal Trade Commission

April 12, 2016

Cryptocurrency: The Policy Challenges of a Decentralized Revolution

Cryptocurrency: The Policy Challenges of a Decentralized Revolution - Panel III — The Monetary Challenge

Featured speakers include Hon. Mick Mulvaney, Vice Chairman, Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade, U.S. House of Representatives; Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission; and Patrick Byrne, Founder and CEO, Overstock.com and Founder, tØ.

March 1, 2016

Quantitative Easing: A Requiem

Quantitative Easing: A Requiem

Featuring Daniel L. Thornton, Former Vice President and Economic Adviser, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; Joseph E. Gagnon, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; and Scott Sumner, Ralph G. Hawtrey Chair of Monetary Policy, the Mercatus Center at George Mason University; moderated by George Selgin, Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute.

November 12, 2015

33rd Annual Monetary Conference

33rd Annual Monetary Conference: Welcoming Remarks and Keynote Address

Featuring James Bullard, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; Claudio Borio, Head, Monetary and Economic Department, Bank for International Settlements; Rep. Bill Huizenga, Chairman, House Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade; George S. Tavlas, Member, Monetary Policy Council, Bank of Greece; Charles I. Plosser, Former President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia; John B. Taylor, Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics, Stanford University; Manuel Sánchez, Deputy Governor, Bank of Mexico; Jeffrey M. Lacker, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmon; and more.