Student Conferences

Meet top college students from across the nation. Form friendships based on a love of wisdom and timeless questions. Learn from leading conservative professors. Join a community that includes scholars, authors, government officials, journalists, attorneys, and judges.

That’s what you can expect at our conferences.

Upcoming Conferences

ISI Collegiate Network Professional Reporting Course

August 02-04, 2019
Hotel Lombardy, Washington DC

Gather with top student journalists from around the country to learn from professional reporters and editors

ISI Honors Program

August 04-10, 2019
Talaris Conference Center, 4000 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA 98105

An unparalleled intellectual experience for undergraduates

Free-Market Economics from Smith to Friedman

September 05-08, 2019
Providence, RI

A special seminar for undergraduates

ISI Collegiate Network Editors’ Conference

September 13-15, 2019
Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA

Learn how to improve the quality of your publication while battling for free speech on campus

Liberty and Responsibility in Twentieth-Century Dystopian Literature

October 24-27, 2019
Providence, RI

A special seminar for undergraduates

2019 Fort Worth Student Conference

November 16, 2019
Fort Worth, TX

Join like-minded students and scholars in Fort Worth for this daylong conference

Liberty and the Declaration of Independence

February 20-23, 2020
Philadelphia, PA

A special seminar for undergraduates

2020 Indianapolis Student Conference

April 04, 2020
Indianapolis, IN

Join like-minded students and scholars in Indianapolis for this daylong conference

The Scottish Enlightenment

April 23-26, 2020
Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal, Mecosta, MI

A special seminar for graduate students

Make Friends, Meet Mentors

Join like-minded students and professors for a weekend of conversation and camaraderie. Spots are limited, so apply today!

Honors Program

Ready to go to the next level? Become an ISI Honors Scholar.

Our Honors Program begins with an intensive weeklong summer conference featuring outstanding students from across the country as well as top conservative professors. During the next academic year you will work with your ISI faculty mentor and attend invitation-only weekend seminars.

“Every conference I attend makes me value ISI more—for the knowledge I gain and the relationships I develop.”
- Tessa Piety, Berry College alumna
“When it comes to bringing students together in pursuit of truth, ISI is really second to none.”
- Micah Meadowcroft, Hillsdale College alumnus
“The rich conversations at ISI conferences made me realize why I went to university.”
- Emily Rose Mitchell, Rhodes College
“Every time I attend an ISI event or conference I am amazed by the quantity and caliber of the intellectual conversations. These discussions are invaluable to me.”
- Margaret Schuhriemen, University of Dallas