Event Archive

Event Archive

Friday, November 04, 2011 - Saturday, November 05, 2011
7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location: 
Washington DC Convention Center
801 Mt Vernon Pl NW
Washington, DC 20001
Americans for Prosperity is hosting the 5th annual Defending the American Dream Summit to bring together policy experts and grassroots activists who oppose government control in their lives. The Competitive Enterprise Institute will have four experts speaking at the summit.
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Monday, October 24, 2011
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Location: 
Cannon House Office Building Room 122
In late September, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee approved H.R. 2885 (PDF), the Legal Workforce Act, which would require all American businesses to adopt the federal electronic employment verification system known as E-Verify to screen prospective employees.

On Monday, October 24, CEI hosted a Capitol Hill briefing where regulatory experts discussed how E-Verify will impact American business owners and U.S. workers. The panel, which featured a diverse range of activists and policy analysts from conservative, liberal, and libertarian organizations, offered various perspectives on the economic, regulatory, and privacy implications of H.R. 2885.
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Thursday, October 20, 2011
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: 
Top of the Hill
319 Pennsylvania Ave, SE
Washington, DC 20036
Join Google, the Competitive Enterprise Institute, the Center for Democracy and Technology, the American Civil Liberties Union, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, TechFreedom, the Computer and Communications Industry Association, and Americans for Tax Reform to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986.
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Monday, October 17, 2011
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: 
University of Michigan - Dearborn
4901 Evergreen Rd. CASL Building, Room 1030
Dearborn, MI 48128
CEI Labor Policy Counsel Vincent Vernuccio will give remarks at the University of Michigan-Dearborn on the Freedom to Work Movement.
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Wednesday, October 12, 2011 (All day)
12:00 am – 12:00 am
Location: 
Denny's Restaurant
52nd Avenue and West Thunderbird Rd
Glendale, AZ 85308
CEI's Labor Policy Counsel, Vincent Vernuccio, will speak at a Glendale Tea Party Patriots event in Glendale, AZ on October 12, 2011. Mr. Vernuccio will discuss the Big Labor-friendly National Labor Relations Board and its war against American businesses.
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Tuesday, September 20, 2011
9:00 am – 3:15 pm
Location: 
Rayburn House Office Building
Southwest of the Capitol near Independence Avenue, South Capitol Street, First Street, and C Street, S.W. Gold Room 2168
Washington, DC 20515
The Competitive Enterprise Institute, along with the National Urban League, the National Bankers Association, and the Hispanic Leadership Fund, is cosponsoring a symposium to discuss the effect of regulation on credit markets and financial entrepreneurship.
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Monday, September 19, 2011
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: 
Army and Navy Club Ballroom
901 Seventeenth St NW
Washington, DC 20006
The Competitive Enterprise Institute hosted a reception to honor Vaclav Klaus, President of the Czech Republic. The event featured an address by Mr. Klaus in which he provided his perspective on recent economic developments in Europe and the state of freedom in the Western world.
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Wednesday, September 14, 2011
8:00 am – 9:30 am
Location: 
Congressional Visitors Center Meeting Room North -- CVC 268
1st Street SE and East Capitol Street NE
Washington, DC 20515
The roundtable discussion will cover online privacy issues in anticipation of the final reports to be released this fall by the Department of Commerce and the Federal Trade Commission. Invited participants will consider questions and policy issues related to the value of data, where government should or shouldn’t be involved in regulating online privacy, and alternatives to government regulation
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Saturday, September 10, 2011
8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Location: 
Capitol City Baptist Church
5100 Willoughby Rd
Holt, MI 48842
Americans for Prosperity-Michigan is hosting a leadership strategy session for grassroots free-market activists. Attendees will hear a line-up of state and national speakers brief them on the critical issues facing Michigan and the nation.
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Monday, July 25, 2011
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Location: 
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2103
The Competitive Enterprise Institute will host a July 25 Hill briefing on legislation aimed at combating websites dedicated to unlawful copyright and trademark infringement.
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