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2013


July 9, 2013 | New York City
Center for State and Local Leadership & City Journal Forum
Title: Future of NYC New York City Briefing - Education
Welcoming Remarks: Michael Allegretti, Vice President of Programs, Manhattan Institute
Keynote Address: Dennis M. Walcott, Chancellor, NYC Department of Education
Panelists: Marcus Winters, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute; James Merriman, CEO, New York City Charter School Center; Joe Williams, Executive Director, Democrats for Education Reform
Moderator: Brian C. Anderson, Editor, City Journal
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June 25, 2013 | New York City
Manhattan Institute & City Journal Briefing
Title: Future of NYC New York City Briefing - Economic Growth
Welcoming Remarks: Michael Allegretti, Vice President of Programs, Manhattan Institute
Panelists: Nicole Gelinas, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institutel; Edward L. Glaeser, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute; Steven Malanga, Contributing Editor, City Journal; Edmund J. McMahon, Director, Empire Center for New York State Policy
Moderator: Brian C. Anderson, Editor, City Journal
EVENT AUDIO

June 14, 2013 | New York City
Center for State and Local Leadership & City Journal Briefing
Topic: Title: Future of NYC — Policing and Public Safety
Moderator: Brian C. Anderson, Editor, City Journal
Panelists: Heather Mac Donald, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute; William J. Bratton, CEO, Bratton Group LLC and Bratton Technologies; Dennis C. Smith, Associate Professor, Public Policy, New York University
EVENT AUDIO

2012


December 5, 2012 | New York City
Center for State and Local Leadership Forum
Topic: Breaking the Deadlock: Toward a Solution on Teacher Evaluations in New York City
Welcoming Remarks: Lawrence Mone, President, Manhattan Institute
Panelists: Marcus Winters, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute; Aaron Pallas, Professor, Teachers College, Columbia University; Marc Sternberg, Deputy Chancellor, NYC Department of Education
Moderator: Josh Greenman, Opinion Editor, New York Daily News
Keynote: Dennis M. Walcott, Chancellor, NYC Department of Education
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2011


May 24, 2011 | New York City
Center for State and Local Leadership Forum
Title: Comparing Immigrant Assimilation In North America and Europe
Author: Jacob Vigdor, Adjunct Fellow, Manhattan Institute's Center for State and Local Leadership, Professor of Public Policy and Economics, Duke University
Speakers: Heather Mac Donald, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute, Contributing Editor, City Journal; Philip Kasinitz, Professor of Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center; Peter Skerry, Professor of Political Science, Boston College; Naheed Elyasi, The Moral Courage Project, New York University
Moderator: Howard Husock, Vice President, Policy Research, Manhattan Institute
EVENT AUDIO

May 23, 2011 | Washington, D.C.
Economics 21 and the Manhattan Institute Book Forum
Topic: Is There A Public Pension Crisis?
Speakers: Josh Barro, Walter B. Wriston Fellow, Manhattan Institute; Dean Baker, Co-director, Center for Economic and Policy Research; Andrew Biggs, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute; Elizabeth Mcnichol, Senior Fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities;
Moderator: Charles Lane, Editorial Writer, The Washington Post
EVENT AUDIO

2010



September 20, 2010 | Washington, DC

Center For Energy Policy And The Environment Forum
Topic: Overcoming Obstacles To A National Electricity Grid
Speakers: Peter Huber, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute; Gilbert Metcalf, Professor of Economics, Tufts University; Drew Thornley Author, Energy & the Enviornment: Myths & Facts; Ashley Brown, Executive Director, Harvard Electricity Policy Group; J. Mark Robinson, Principal, JMR Energy Infra, Inc.
Moderator: Howard Husock, Vice President, Policy Research, Manhattan Institute
Keynote: Susan Eisenhower, President, The Eisenhower Group, Inc., National Press Club
Panel Disussion | Luncheon Keynote

September 14, 2010 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Forum
Topic: Will Wall Street Help The Economy Or Hurt It? Financial Regulation and America's Future
Speakers: Nicole Gelinas, Searle Trust Fellow, Manhattan Institute; Matthew Bishop, New York Bureau Chief, The Economist; Roger Lowenstein Contributing Writer, New York Times Magazine
Moderator: James Copland, Director, Center for Legal Policy

May 6, 2010 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Forum
Topic: Pathways to Excellence: Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of New York
Speakers: Lawrence Mone, President, Manhattan Institute; The Most Reverend Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop of New York
Introduction Remarks: Richard Schmeelk

April 14, 2010 | New York City
Center for Civic Innovation and The Foundation for Educational Choice Forum
Topic: Underfunded Teacher Pension Plans: It's Worse Than You Think
Presenters: Josh Barro, Walter B. Wriston Fellow, Manhattan Institute
Respondents: Peter Salins, Provost & Vice Chancellor Emeritus for Academic Affairs, State University of New York; Tim Kremer, Executive Director, NYS School Boards Association; Kevin M. O'Dowd, Deputy Chief Counsel to the Governor, New Jersey

February 24, 2010 | New York City
Center for Energy Policy and the Environment
Topic: Natural Gas and the Energy Economy: Potential for the U.S. and New York State
Presenter: Robert Catell Chairman, Advanced Energy & Research Technology Center, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Panelists: Timothy Considine, Professor of Energy Economics, University of Wyoming; Craig Michaels, Watershed Program Director, Riverkeeper; Doug Barton, Director, Economic Development and Planning for Tioga County, NY
Moderator: Max Schulz, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute

February 4, 2010 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Book Forum
Title: The Next Hundred Million: America in 2050 (Penguin Press HC, 2010)
Author: Joel Kotkin Distinguished Presidential Fellow in Urban Futures, Chapman University, Adjunct Fellow, Legatum Institute, Senior Fellow, Center for an Urban Future
Introduction: Fred Siegel Visiting Professor, St. Francis College


2009



October 5, 2009 | New York City

Manhattan Institute Wriston Lecture
Topic: Decline Is a Choice
Speaker: Dr. Charles Krauthammer, Syndicated Columnist
Introduction Paul E. Singer, Chairman, Manhattan Institute
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June 8, 2009 | New York City
Center for Legal Policy Forum
Title: The Criminalization of Corporate Conduct: Trends, problems, and Solutions
Speakers: Kenneth G. Langone, Chairman & CEO, Invemed Associates, LLC; Co-Founder, Home Depot; Dick Thornburgh, Of Counsel, K & L Gates LLP; Former Attorney General of the United States Interviewer: J.P. Donlon, Editor-in-Chief, Chief Executive Magazine
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April 2, 2009 | New York City
Center for Energy Policy and the Environment Forum
Topic: Will We Bury The Nuclear Renaissance? Does President Obama's Opposition to Yucca Mountain Imperil the Expansion of Nuclear Power and What we can do to get Nuclear Waste Policy Back on Track
Keynote: The Honorable Pete V. Domenici, Senior Fellow, Bipartisan Policy Center; Former Chairman, Senate Energy Committee
Panelists: Dorothy R. Davidson, Vice President for Government Programs, AREVA Inc.; David J. Modeen, Director, External Affairs for Nuclear Power, Electric Power Research Institute; Jack Spencer, Research Fellow in Nuclear Energy, The Heritage Foundation
Moderator: Max Schulz, Senior Fellow, Center for Energy Policy and the Environment
Panel Discussion | Key Note Address and Q & A

February 24, 2009 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Forum
Topic: Black America in the Obama Era
Speakers: The Honorable Cory A. Booker, Mayor, City of Newark, New Jersey; Reverend Dr. Floyd H. Flake, Pastor, The Greater Allen A.M.E.Cathedral of New York; Geoffrey Canada, President and CEO, Harlem Children's Zone
Moderator: John McWhorter, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute

February 9, 2010 | Washington D.C.
Manhattan Institute Forum
Topic: Trial Lawyers, Inc.: K Street, A Report on the Litigation Lobby 2010
Presenter: James Copland Director, Center for Legal Policy at the Manhattan Institute and Author of Trial Lawyers, Inc.: K Street
Comments: Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Tex.), Ranking Member, House Committee on the Judiciary; Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), Ranking Member, Senate Committee on the Judiciary; Victor Schwartz, Partner, Shook, Hardy & Bacon; Co-author, Prosser, Wade & Schwartz's Torts
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February 4, 2010 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Book Forum
Title: The Next Hundred Million: America in 2050 (Penguin Press HC, 2010)
Author: Joel Kotkin Distinguished Presidential Fellow in Urban Futures, Chapman University, Adjunct Fellow, Legatum Institute, Senior Fellow, Center for an Urban Future
Introduction: Fred Siegel Visiting Professor, St. Francis College

January 15, 2009 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Forum
Topic: The Energy Challenge
Speaker: Michael G. Morris, Chairman, President & CEO, American Electric Power Introductory Remarks: Lawrence Mone, President, Manhattan Institute
Discussant: J. P. Donlon, Editor, Chief Executive

January 14, 2009 | New York City
Center for Rethinking Development Forum
Topic: Infrastructure We Can Live With: The Neighborly Substation
Presenter: Hope Cohen, Deputy Director,Center for Rethinking Development
Panelists: Ronald H. Bozgo, Vice President for Engineering, Con Edison; Ashok Gupta, Air and Energy Program Director, Natural Resources Defense Council; James T. Gallagher, Senior Vice President, NYC Economic Development Corp., Chairman, Mayor's Energy Policy Task Force; Janno Lieber, President, World Trade Center Properties, Silverstein Properties
Moderator: Peter W. Huber, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute


2008

December 9, 2008 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Forum
Topic: The Pickens Plan for America's Energy Future
Speaker: T. Boone Pickens, CEO, BP Capital, LLC
Introductory Remarks: Peter W. Huber, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute
Discussant: J. P. Donlon, Editor, Chief Executive

October 2, 2008 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Forum
Topic: The Private Role in Public Infrastructure
Opening Remarks: José A. Gómez-Ibáñez, Derek C. Bok Professor of Urban Planning and Public Policy, Harvard University

Panel Discussion I: Role of Private Capital in Public Infrastructure Projects
Panelists: John H. Foote, Senior Fellow, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
John Ma, Managing Director, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
William G. Reinhard, Editor/Publisher, Public Works Financing
E. S. Savas, Presidential Professor, Baruch College
Moderator: Howard Husock, Vice President, Policy Research, Manhattan Institute

Panel Discussion II: Case Studies
Panelists: Samara Barend, Executive Director (Designate), Commission on State Asset Maximization, State of New York
Roy Kienitz, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the Governor, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
E. J. McMahon, Director, Empire Center for New York State Policy
John Schmidt, Partner, Mayer Brown, LLP

Moderator: Howard Husock, Vice President, Policy Research, Manhattan Institute

Luncheon Keynote: The Honorable Mary E. Peters, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation
Opening Remarks | Panel One | Panel Two | Luncheon Keynote
Opening Remarks | Panel One | Panel Two |

July 24, 2008 | New York City
Center for Legal Policy Forum and U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform Forum
Topic: Securities Class Action Litigation: The Problem, Its Impact and the Path to Reform
Speakers: Lisa A. Rickard, President, Institute for Legal Reform, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Panelists: Cheryl L. Evans, Special Counsel, Institute for Legal Reform, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Alyssa Kelman, Executive Director and Assistant General Counsel, JPMorgan Chase; Andrew J. Pincus, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP; Adam C. Pritchard, Professor, University of Michigan Law School
Keynote Address: Hal S. Scott, Director, Committee on Capital Markets Regulation, Nomura Professor and Director, Program on International Financial Systems, Harvard Law School
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July 9, 2008 | New York City
Center for Rethinking Development Discussion
Topic: Construction Costs Through the Roof: What New York Can Do
Presenter: Rosemary Scanlon, Consultant in Urban and Regional Economics, Associate Professor of Economics, Real Estate Institute, New York University
Panelists: Mark E. Ginsberg, Partner, Curtis+Ginsberg Architects, Michael D. Lappin, President & CEO, Community Preservation Corporation, Barry B. LePatner, Partner, LePatner & Associates
Moderator: Hope Cohen, Deputy Director, Center for Rethinking Development
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June 19, 2008 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Forum
Topic: The Legacy of Walter Wriston
Introduction: Lawrence Mone, President, Manhattan Institute
Opening Remarks: William R. Rhodes Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer, Citibank & Citicorp Holdings Inc.; Senior Vice Chairman, Citi
Panelists: Stephen W. Bosworth Dean, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, George Gilder, Chairman, Gilder Publishing, LLC; Chairman, Gilder Fund Management, LLC; Host, Gilder Telecosm Forum
Moderator: Steven Malanga, Senior Editor, City Journal Columnist, RealClearMarkets.com
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April 22, 2008 | New York City
Eighth Annual Alexander Hamilton Award Dinner
Honoring: The Honorable Herman Badillo, Former U.S. Congressman, Deputy Mayor of New York City, and Bronx Borough President & Maurice R. "Hank" Greenberg, Chairman and CEO of C.V. Starr & Co., Inc.
Introduction: Rudolph Giuliani, Henry Kissinger

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April 21, 2008 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Forum
Speaker: Vice President Dick Cheney
Introduction: Lawrence J. Mone, President, Manhattan Institute
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April 10, 2008 | New York City
Center for Energy and Environment Forum
Title: Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warming
Speaker: Bjorn Lomborg, Adjunct Professor, Copenhagen Business School
Introduction: Max Schulz, Senior Fellow, Center for Energy Policy and the Environment
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January 17, 2008 | Los Angeles, CA
Manhattan Institute Forum
Title: Policing Skid Row: Is the Safer Cities Initiative the Right Approach?
Introductory: James Q. Wilson, Ronald Reagan Professor of Public Policy, Pepperdine University
Panel One: Saving Skid Row from Squalor, or Criminalizing Homelessness? Speakers: Heather Mac Donald, Contributing Editor, City Journal, Andrew Smith, Commander, Los Angeles Police Department, Mark A. R. Kleiman, Professor of Public Policy, UCLA School of Public Affairs, Carol Wilkins, Director, Intergovernmental Policy, Corporation for Supportive Housing
Moderator: Brian T. Kennedy, President, Claremont Institute

Panel Two: Lessons of Skid Row: Implications for Public Space and Order
Speakers: George Kelling, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute
Gretchen Dykstra, Former President, Times Square Business Improvement District
Estela Lopez, Executive Director, Central City East Association
Torie Osborn, Senior Advisor to Antonio R. Villaraigosa, Mayor of the City of Los Angeles
Moderator: Brian T. Kennedy, President, Claremont Institute
Keynote Address: William J. Bratton, Chief of Police, Los Angeles Police Department
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2007

November 13, 2007 | New York City
The Urban Innovator Award Luncheon
Honoring: Jeb Bush, Former Governor, State of Florida
Introduction by: Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor, City of New York
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November 1, 2007 | New York City
Center for Medical Progress Forum
Speakers: Richard A. Epstein, J.D. Visiting Scholar, Manhattan Institute's Center for Legal Policy James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law, University of Chicago Peter and Kirstin Bedford Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution and Theodore R. Marmor, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Public Policy and Management, Yale School of Management Adjunct Professor Emeritus, Yale Law School
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November 1, 2007 | New York City
Center for Rethinking Development Forum
Topic: Thinking Big for New York City
Keynote: Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg
Speakers: Amanda M. Burden, Chair, City Planning Commission, Kenneth T. Jackson, Jacque Barzun Professor in History, and the Social Sciences, Columbia University, Felix G. Rohatyn, President, Rohatyn Associates, LLC
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October 16, 2007 | Albany, NY
Empire Center for New York State Policy Forum
Topic: Taylor Made: The Cost and Consequences of New York's Public-Sector Labor Laws
Speaker: Hon. Jerome Lefkowitz, Chairman, NYS Public Employment Relations Board
Keynote: Hon. Steve Levy, County Executive, Suffolk County
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October 3, 2007 | New York City
Center for American University Forum
Topic: Allan Bloom's The Closing of the American Mind: How Higher Education has Failed Democracy and Impoverished the Souls of Today’s Students
Luncheon Speaker: Mark Steyn, Author of the Best-Selling Book America Alone: The End of the World As We Know It
Master of Ceremonies: John Leo, Editor, Minding the Campus.com
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Lunch: Mark Steyn |  Panel III

September 25, 2007 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Lecture
Topic: Christians, Jews & Israel
Speaker: James Q. Wilson, Ronald Reagan Professor of Public Policy, Pepperdine University
Introduction by: Martin Peretz, Editor-In-Chief, The New Republic
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June 20, 2007 | New York City
The Third Annual Hayek Lecture
Topic: Hayek on Spontaneous Order and the Mirage of Social Justice
Speaker: John Tomasi, Associate Professor, Political Science & Director, Political Theory Project; Brown University
Introduction by: James Piereson, Senior Fellow, Director, Center for the American University
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June 6, 2007 | New York City
Center for Rethinking Development & Empire Center for New York State Policy Forum
Topic: Can Upstate Cities Save Themselves?
Speakers: John Norquist, President & CEO, Congress for the New Urbanism, Hon. Robert Duffy, Mayor, City of Rochester
Panelists: Rolf Pendall, Associate Professor, Cornell University, Richard Deitz, Senior Economist, Buffalo Branch, Federal Reserve Bank, Kathryn Foster, Associate Professor, University at Buffalo, SUNY, Paul Hagstrom, Associate Professor, Hamilton College
Moderator: Julia Vitullo-Martin, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, Director, Center for Rethinking Development
Luncheon Keynote: Daniel Gundersen, Upstate Chair, Empire State Development Corp.
Introduction: Edmund J. McMahon, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, Director, Empire Center for New York State Policy
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May 8, 2007 | New York City
Seventh Annual Alexander Hamilton Award Dinner
Honoring: Hon. Edward I. Koch, 105th Mayor of the City of New York & K. Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Corporation
Introduction: Senator Al D'Amato and Roger Ailes
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Part III: Koch |  Part IV: Ailes |  Part V: Murdoch, Mone

April 19, 2007 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Forum
Topic: The Power of the Vote
Speakers: Douglas E. Schoen, Founding and Former Partner, Penn, Schoen, and Berlandy
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April 12, 2007 | New York City
Center for the American University
Topic: The Failure of Middle Eastern Studies in America
Introduction: Roger Hertog, Vice Chairman Emeritus, AllianceBernstein L.P.
Speaker: Martin Kramer, Wexler Fromer Fellow, Washington Institute for Near East Policy; Senior Fellow, Shalem Center, Jerusalem; Senior Fellow, Olin Institute, Harvard University
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January 29, 2007 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Forum
Topic: The Legacy of Milton Friedman
Economic Theory: William A. Niskanen, President Reagan's Council of Economic Advisers;
International Impact: José Piñera, CATO Institute/International Center for Pension Reform;
Social Policy: Paul Gigot, The Wall Street Journal
Luncheon Address: John Stossel, ABC News
Click here to listen in RealAudio Mone |  Murdoch |  Niskanen |  Murdoch, Pinera |  Murdoch, Gigot |  Panel Discussion |  Q for the Panel |  Stossel |  Q and A
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2006

November 28, 2006 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Book Forum
Topic: Marriage and Caste in America: Separate and Unequal Families in a Post-Marital Age
Speaker: Kay S. Hymowitz, William E. Simon Fellow, Manhattan Institute, Contributing Editor, City Journal
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October 24, 2006 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Wriston Lecture
Topic: Europe and the United States: Past, Present, and Future
Speaker: George Weigel, Senior Fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center
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October 12, 2006 | New York City
Center for Medical Progress Forum
Topic: The Cure: How Capitalism Can Save American Health Care by Dr. David Gratzer Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute
Introduction by Rodney Nichols, Trustee, Manhattan Institute, and Former President & CEO, New York Academy of Sciences
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September 26, 2006 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Forum
Topic: THE PAST IS PROLOGUE: WHAT'S NEXT FOR PUBLIC HIGHER EDUCATION
Speakers: Matthew Goldstein, Chancellor, The City University of New York
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September 7, 2006 | New York City
Center for Policing Terrorism
Topic: 9/11 FIVE YEARS AFTER First Preventers: The Role of Law Enforcement in the War on Terror
Welcome: Lawrence Mone, President, Manhattan Institute Opening Remarks: Phil Mudd, Associate Executive Assistant Director, National Security Branch, Federal Bureau of Investigations
Panel I: The Homegrown Terror Threat and the Importance of First Prevention Policing
MODERATOR: Tim Connors, Director, Center for Policing Terrorism, Manhattan Institute
PANELISTS: R.P. Eddy, Senior Fellow for Counterterrorism, Executive Director, Center for Policing Terrorism, Manhattan Institute James A. Marks, Major General, United States Army (Retired); Senior Vice President Intelligence and Language Center, McNeil Technologies Judith Miller, Investigative Reporter, The New York Times (1977-2005); Author with Stephen Engelberg and William Broad, Germs: Biological Weapons and America's Secret War, Simon & Schuster, 2001
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Panel II: Police Executive Panel, Best Practices in Fighting the War on Terror
MODERATOR: John Miller, Assistant Director, Office of Public Affairs, US Federal Bureau of Investigation
PANELISTS: William Bratton, Chief, Los Angeles, CA, Police Department Mark Delaney, Superintendent, Massachusetts State Police Dean Esserman, Chief, Providence, RI, Police Department Rick Fuentes, Superintendent, New Jersey State Police Sandra Hutchens, Division Chief, Office of Homeland Security, County of Los Angeles John Timoney, Chief, Miami Police Department
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Keynote Address: The U.S. Federal Government's International and Domestic Contributions to the War on Terror The Honorable Alberto R. Gonzalesz, Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
Introduction: Dietrich Weismann, Chairman, Manhattan Institute
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June 21, 2006 | New York City
Center for Civic Innovation Forum
Title: Moving Men Into the Mainstream: The Next Steps in Urban Reform
Panel I: Black Men Left Behind? Reflections on Current Research Moderator: John McWhorter, Manhattan Institute
Panelists: Larry Mead, New York University, Abby Thernstrom, Manhattan Institute, Hillard Pouncy, Princeton University, Ron Mincy, Columbia University
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Panel II: From Recidivism to Redemption: Ending the Cycle of Incarceration Moderator: Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune
Panelists: Martin Horn, NYC Department of Corrections, Chauncey Parker, NY State Criminal Justice, Vicki Lopez Lukis, Florida Ex-Offender Task Force, Jeremy Travis, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, W. Wilson Goode, Sr., Amachi Program
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Panel III: Putting Policy to the Test
Moderator: Howard Husock, Manhattan Institute
Panelists: Peter Cove, American Works, Fred Davie, Public/Private Ventures, Brent Orrell, U.S. Dept. Health and Human Services, Mindy Tarlow, Center for Employment Opportunities
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July 17, 2006 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Forum
Topic: Current Events
Introduction: Dietrich Weismann, Chairman, Manhattan Institute
Speaker: Senator John McCain
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June 15, 2006 | New York City
Center for Civic Innovation Forum
Topic: Creative Approaches to Preserving Affordable Housing
Introduction: Hon. Stephen Goldsmith Director, Innovations in American Government Awards Program, Daniel Paul, Professor of Government, Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Lisa Mallory-Hodge Managing Director, Policy and Consulting, Fannie Mae Foundation
Speakers: Brad Lander, Director, Pratt Center for Community Development, Mercedes Marquez, General Manager, Los Angeles Housing Department
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June 8, 2006 | Washington D.C.
Center for Medical Progress Forum
Topic: Prescription for Progress: The Critical Path for Drug Development
Keynote Speaker: Andrew von Eschenbach, M.D.
Panelists: Jeffrey Cossman, Gualberto Ruano, Robert McBurney, Ph.D., Scott Gottlieb, M.D., Janet Woodcock, M.D., Meryl Comer, Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., Michael Weber, M.D., Steve Usdin
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June 6, 2006 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Book Forum
Title: How Progressives Rewrote the Constitution (Cato Institute, 2006)
Author: Richard A. Epstein
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May 18, 2006 | New York City
Center for Legal Policy Breakfast
Title: Medical Malpractice Awards, Insurance, and Negligence: Which Are Related
Author: Alexander Tabarrok, Amanda Agan
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May 4, 2006 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Book Forum
Title: The Knowledge Deficit: Closing the Shocking Education Gap for American Children (Houghton Mufflins, 2006)
Author: E. D. Hirsch
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April 25, 2006 | New York City
Sixth Annual Alexander Hamilton Award Dinner
Honoring: Rudolph W. Giuliani, 107th Mayor of the City of New York & Tom Wolfe, Author, The Bonfire of the Vanities
Introduction By:David Brooks
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April 12, 2006 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Book Forum
Title: In Our Hands: A Plan to Replace the Welfare State (AEI Press, 2006)
Author: Dr. Charles Murray, W.H. Brady Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
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April 3, 2006 | New York City
Center for Legal Policy Forum
Topic: Restoring Democracy: The Federal Consent Decree Fairness Act
Speaker: Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN)
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January 12, 2006 | New York City
Center For Race and Ethnicity Book Forum
Title: Winning the Race: Beyond the Crisis in Black America (Gotham Books, 2006)
Author: John McWhorter, Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow
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January 10, 2006 | New York City
Center for Civic Innovation Forum
Title: Why Are Skilled Cities Getting More Skilled?
Author: Edward L. Glaeser, Director, Taubman Center for State and Local Government; and Director, Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
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2005

December 7, 2005 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Forum
Speaker: Hon. John R. Bolton, United States Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations
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November 29, 2005 | New York City
2005 Wriston Lecture
Speaker: Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence & Dir., James Madison Program, Princeton University
November 29, 2005 | New York City
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September 22, 2005 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Book Forum
Topic: His new book, Flat Tax Revolution (Regnery Publishing, July 2005)
Speaker: Steve Forbes, President & CEO of Forbes Inc. & Editor-in-Chief, Forbes magazine; and Author, Flat Tax Revolution (Regnery Publishing, July 2005)
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September 20, 2005 | New York City
Empire Center For New York State Policy Luncheon Forum
Topic: Breaking the Budget in New York State: What's At Stake in November's Referendum
Keynote Speaker: Hon. Hugh L. Carey (invited)
Panelists: Hon. Edward I. Koch, Dall Forsythe, Diana Fortuna
Moderator: E. J. McMahon
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September 15, 2005 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Book Forum
Topic: Weekly Standard's 10-Year Anniversary Book
Speakers: William Kristol, Fred Barnes, John Podhoretz, Joseph Bottum (Invited)
Intro.: Stephen Goldsmith
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September 12, 2005 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Forum
Speaker: Hon. Mitt Romney, Governor of Massachusetts
Intro.: Stephen Goldsmith
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May 19, 2005 | New York City
First Annual F.A. Hayek Lecture
Topic: Islam and Democracy
Speaker: Dr. Michael Novak, American Enterprise Institute
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April 8, 2005 | Washington, DC
Manhattan Institute Americans for Tax Reform Event
Topic: Immigration Reform: The Conservative Case for Change
Panelists: Grover Norquist, President, Americans for Tax Reform; Ed Goeas, President and CEO, The Tarrance Group; John Gay, Co-Chair, Essential Worker Immigration Coalition and Vice President of governmental affairs of the American Hotel & Lodging Association
Moderator: Tamar Jacoby, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute
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April 4, 2005 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Forum
Topic: Tax Policy and the Future of Social Security Reform
Speaker: Dr. Edward C. Prescott, Recipient, 2004 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences; W. P. Carey Chair of Economics, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
Intro.: Dr. Michael Crow, President, Arizona State University
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March 28, 2005 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Evening Symposium
Topic: Interrogating Terror Suspects: A Debate — Did the Administration’s Decision that the Geneva Convention Do Not Apply to Captured Terror Suspects Lead to Prisoner Abuse?
Panelists: John D. Hutson, Dean, Franklin Pierce Law Center (Concord, NH) & Former Judge Advocate General, U.S. Navy; Heather Mac Donald, John M. Olin Fellow, Manhattan Institute & Contributing Editor, City Journal
Moderator: Brian Lehrer, Host, Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC-AM
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January 27, 2005 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Forum
Topic: "The CFE Decision and the Future of the City’s Schools"
Panelists: Jay Greene, Ross Sandler, Charles Brecher, Sol Stern
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2004

October 19, 2004 | New York City
Center For Civic Innovation 2004 Social Entrepreneurship Award Dinner
Master of Ceremonies: Howard Husock, Director of Case Studies, Kennedy School, Harvard University & Contributor Editor, City Journal
Featured Speaker: George McDonald, Founder and President, The Doe Fund
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October 13, 2004 | New York City
Manhattan Institute—25th Anniversary Dinner
Featured Speaker: Tom Wolfe
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September 30, 2004 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Lecture on Public Policy
Topic: Can Muslim Nations Acquire Liberal Democracies?
Speaker: James Q. Wilson, Professor of Management & Public Policy, Graduate School of Management at UCLA
Intro.: Max Boot, Senior Fellow, National Security Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
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September 21, 2004 | New York City
Center for Civic Innovation Forum
Topic: Whither Welfare Reform? Lessons from the Wisconsin Experience
Speakers: Jason DeParle, Author, American Dream: Three Women, Ten Kids and a Nation’s Drive to End Welfare (Viking, 2004); Lawrence Mead, Author, Government Matters: Welfare Reform in Wisconsin (Princeton University Press, 2004); and Jason Turner, Former Commissioner, Dept. of Social Services, Human Resources Administration, New York City
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2003

September 23, 2003 | Washington, DC
Center For Legal Policy Presentation
Presentation of Trial Lawyers Inc.: A Report on the Lawsuit Industry in America, 2003 (Published by MI)
Presented by: Hon. Richard Thornburgh, Former Attorney General of the United States
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Mr. Sessions Part 1 | Mr. Sessions Part 2 | Mr. Olson

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2001

November 15, 2001 | New York City
City Journal Conference
Topic: "Rebuilding New York: New York City's Future After September 11th"
Participants: Myron Magnet, Editor, City Journal (Moderator); Steve Malanga, Brian Anderson,
Franck Lohsen McCrery & Alexander Stoddart, Heather Mac Donald, Daniel Pipes.
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2000

December 13, 2000 | New York City
New York City Conference on School Choice
Co-Sponsored with the Office of New York City Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani
Speakers: Hon. Rudolph W. Giuliani, Mayor of New York City; Lawrence Mone, President, MI; Hon. Frank Keating, Governor of Oklahoma; Hon. Gary Johnson, Governor of New Mexico; Hon. John Norquist, Mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Prof. Robert Reich, Former U.S. Secretary of Labor; Hon. Bret Schundler, Mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey; Hon. William Weld, Former Governor of Massachusetts
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September 12, 2000 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Forum
Topic: "The Mental Illness System: How It Broke and How to Fix It"
Speaker: Dr. E. Fuller Torrey, President, Treatment Advocacy Center, Bethesda, Maryland
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July 12, 2000 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Lecture Forum
Topic: "Core Curriculum at CUNY?"
Speakers: Herman Badillo, Chairman, Board of Trustees, City University of New York; Dr. Bernard Sohmer, Chair, University Faculty Senate, City University of New York
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April 13, 2000 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Forum
Topic: "The University of the Future"
Speaker: Dennis Keller, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, DeVry, Inc. & Keller Graduate School of Management, Inc. (Chicago, Illinois)
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March 15, 2000 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Lecture Forum
Speaker: Ward Connerly, Chairman, American Civil Rights Institute; Member, University of California Board of Regents & Author, Creating Equal: My Fight Against Race Preferences (Encounter Books, 2000)
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March 7, 2000 | New York City
Center For Legal Policy Lecture Forum
Topic: "Managed Care Liability"
Speaker: Richard Epstein, University of Chicago Law School
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February 23, 2000 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Breakfast Forum
Topic: "A Free-Market Agenda for High Tech"
Speaker: James K. Glassman, Journalist & American Enterprise Fellow
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February 15, 2000 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Symposium and Reception
Speaker: Peter Huber, MI Senior Fellow & Author, Hard Green: Saving the Environment from the Environmentalists - A Conservative Manifesto (Basic Books, 2000)
Commentator: Bill McKibben, Author, The End of Nature (Doubleday, 1989)
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1999

July 6, 1999 | New York City
Center for Civic Innovation Forum
Speaker: Hon. Jeb Bush, Governor of Florida.
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June 21, 1999 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Seminar
Topic: "The New Urban Paradigm"
Keynote Address: Tom Wolfe
Speakers, introduced by Myron Magnet: Peter Reinharz, Heather Mac Donald, Sol Stern
Question/Answer Session with above speakers
Luncheon Address: Hon. Rudolph W. Giuliani, Mayor of New York City, introduced by Roger Hertog
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1998

December 2, 1998 | New York City
Manhattan Institute Forum
Topic: "Innovation and Opportunity in a Digital Age"
Speaker: William Henry Gates, Chairman and CEO, Microsoft Corporation
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