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

Conservative Conversations with ISI: Jonah Goldberg

June 18, 2020
7 p.m. ET

Discover where conservative media are headed in 2020 and beyond—with one of The Atlantic’s Top 50 Political Commentators

Professional Reporting Course

July 10-12, 2020
ONLINE

An invitation-only crash course in reporting for ISI Collegiate Network editors and writers

ISI’s 2020 Honors Program Summer Conference

July 19-26, 2020
Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

An immersive intellectual experience like no other. Apply by February 15.

Conservative Conversations with ISI: Amity Shlaes

August 05, 2020
7 p.m. ET

The leading historian of the the Great Depression and the Great Society explains the lessons our policymakers are ignoring...

ISI Collegiate Network 2020 Editors’ Conference

September 11-13, 2020
Omni Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

An invitation-only conference for ISI Collegiate Network editors

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