Cato University returns to Washington, D.C.! In a time of political turbulence, a presidential election, ideological posturing, and so much more, our nation’s capital is the perfect setting for examining the roots of our commitment to liberty and limited government and for exploring the ideas and values on which the American republic was founded.
A key feature of the Summer Seminar is the people. The enthusiasm and openness of the attendees is what really makes Cato University the one-of-a-kind event it is every year. Because we hope you’ll be able to join us in Washington, we wanted to be sure you had an early opportunity to learn the details and register.
Cato University 2012: Summer Seminar on Political Economy
Dates: July 29–August 3, 2012
The Setting: This year’s program is being held at the Cato Institute’s newly expanded headquarters, located in the heart of the city. Now double its original size, the Cato building will enhance the intellectual adventure for attendees with state-of-the-art facilities, the latest in conference and multimedia technology, spacious and comfortable meeting areas, and more.
No Price Increase for 2012: To make this wonderful program as accessible to as many people as possible, we’ve kept the cost of Cato University at $995. This price covers all meals, receptions, lectures, materials, books, and evening events, but not overnight room charges. However, we’ve arranged low room rates for Cato University participants at nearby hotels.
Scheduled Speakers Include: A dinner on Capitol Hill with Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), with a special introduction by Edward H. Crane.
Tom Palmer: “The Science of Liberty,” “Origins of State and Government,” “Freedom in a Historical Perspective,” “Our Lives, Our Fortunes, and Sacred Honor.”
Steve Landsburg: “The Greatest Story Ever Told: The Amazing Story of Economic Growth,” “Creating Wealth,” “How Markets Make Things Work,” “The Power of Incentives.”
Robert McDonald: “Liberty and the American Experience, Part I,” “Liberty and the American Experience, Part II,” “George Washington and the Power of Restraint.”
Daniel Griswold: “Understanding Public Policy — A Primer.”
Roger Pilon: “The Constitution and the Rule of Law.”
Robert A. Levy: “How the Supreme Court Subverted the Constitution.”
Michael Cannon: “Limits on Government Power: Obamacare and the Constitution.”
Christopher Preble and Malou Innocent: “To Provide for the Common Defense: Foreign Policy and the American Constitution.”
Amy Sturgis: “Property Rights, American Indians and Reservation Socialism.”
Mark Calabria: “Avoiding a Future Financial Crisis.”
David Boaz: “Reclaiming Freedom.”
For further details, the full 2012 seminar schedule is now available here.
Details and Registration: www.cato-university.org
If you have any questions about registration or the 2012 program, please email Beki Shaw or Brandi Dunn, or call 202-218-4606.
We hope to see you in Washington!