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Saturday, July 11 • 10:30am - 11:20am
PANEL Think Tanks Make a Difference! Peter Goettler (Cato), David Nott (Reason), Chris Long (ISI), Lawson Bader (CEI) ; Elizabeth Ames (mod)
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Can Think Tanks Make a Difference?
Peter Goettler (Cato), David Nott (Reason), Chris Long (ISI), Lawson Badar (CEI)

Moderators
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Elizabeth Ames

Founder, Free Market Central.com and Think Tank Central.com
Elizabeth Ames is an entrepreneur and author. Her latest book is MONEY: How The Destruction of the Dollar Threatens The Global Economy—And What We Can Do About It, co-authored with Steve Forbes (McGraw Hill, 2014). She also co-authored two previous books with Mr. Forbes: Freedom Manifesto: Why Free Markets Are Moral and Big Government Isn’t (Crown Business, 2012), in addition to the Wall Street Journal bestseller, How Capitalism... Read More →

Speakers
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Lawson Bader

President, Competitive Enterprise Institute
Lawson Bader is president of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a libertarian research and advocacy organization focused on reducing government barriers to economic liberty. Now in his third year as president, Bader has expanded CEI’s outreach by launching a new radio show, RealClear Radio Hour with Bill Frezza, and streamlined the organization's policy efforts by emphasizing legal strategies to attack economic regulation and executive... Read More →
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Peter Goettler

President & CEO, Cato Institute
Peter Goettler is president and CEO of the Cato Institute.  He previously served as Managing Director and head of Investment Banking and Debt Capital Markets, Americas, at Barclays Capital, the investment banking division of Barclays Bank, PLC, retiring in 2008. He was chief executive officer for the firm’s businesses in Latin America and head of Global Loans and Global Leveraged Finance.  Goettler has served on the Board of the... Read More →
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Chris Long

President & CEO, Intercollegiate Studies Institute
Christopher Long is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute and is a graduate of George Mason University. Prior to rejoining ISI in April 2011, he served as Managing Director of a global investment bank and asset management firm, as Chief Executive Officer and co-owner of hedge fund advisor Endowment Capital Group, L.P., and Chief Operating Officer of Friess Associates, LLC, and Treasurer of its... Read More →
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David Nott

President, Reason Foundation
David Nott is president of Reason Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing free minds and free markets. Under Nott's leadership, Reason's public policy experts have advised President George W. Bush, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, and numerous other officials on how to shrink the burden of government. Reason, a monthly magazine of political and cultural commentary, was named one of the "50... Read More →


Saturday July 11, 2015 10:30am - 11:20am
Melrose 3