2017 Events

Dec. 14, 2017 – John D. Hansen Civility Award
Honorees: Jim Francis, Holly Kartchner, Lynn MacAusland, Debbie Woodard

Nov. 16, 2017 – Donald Trump, the Presidency and the Constitution
Dr. David Gray Adler, President, The Alturas Institute

Oct. 17, 2017 – Following the Money: The Federal Appropriations Process
U.S. Congressman Mike Simpson, U.S. House of Representatives, Idaho, District 2

Sept. 21, 2017 – Disrupting the Electric Grid
Jackie Flowers, General Manager of Idaho Falls Power

Aug. 24, 2017 – 2018 Republican Gubernatorial Candidates Panel
Tommy Ahlquist, M.D., Businessman
Raúl Labrador, U.S. Representative
Brad Little, Lieutenant Governor

Jun. 29, 2017 – Making Democracy Great Again
Thomas E. Mann – Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at The Brookings Institution; Resident Scholar, Institute of Governmental Studies, U.C., Berkeley

May 18, 2017 – Downtown Development and Civic Participation
Arthur F. (Skip) Oppenheimer, Chairman/CEO, Oppenheimer Companies, Inc.
Douglas F. Oppenheimer, President, Oppenheimer Companies, Inc.

May 3, 2017 – The Future of Higher Education in Southeast Idaho
Kelly Burgener, Academic Vice President, Brigham Young University-Idaho
Dr. Rick Aman, President, Eastern Idaho Technical College
Dr. Jeff Fox, President, College of Southern Idaho
Dr. Lyle Castle, Interim Dean of the College of Science and Engineering, Idaho State University
Dr. Marc Skinner, Executive Officer Southeast Region, University of Idaho

Apr. 13, 2017 – The Age of Trump and Brexit: The US, Britain, and the World after Brexit
Dr. Martin Farr, Foreign Policy Expert, Senior Lecturer at University of Newcastle in the United Kingdom

Feb. 24, 2017 – Idaho Agriculture: Building Our Economy and Shaping Our Values
Celia Gould, Director of the Idaho State Department of Agriculture

Jan. 26, 2017 – National Security Mom
Gina Bennett, CIA Senior Counter Terrorism Expert