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

Freedom in American Political Thought: An Online Summer Course for College Credit

May 26, 2021
Online (through Washington College)

APPLY BY MAY 15—scholarships available: ISI and Washington College have teamed up to offer this 4-credit online summer...

Global Markets, Nationalism, and the Future of Economic Growth

June 03-06, 2021
Austin, TX

A special weekend seminar for ISI alumni

ISI’s Inaugural Homecoming Weekend

June 25-26, 2021
Wilmington, DE

Join ISI alumni, faculty, and supporters for a weekend of fellowship and a renewal of your ISI intellectual experience

The Future of American Political Economy Conference

July 23-24, 2021
Alexandria, VA

Featuring J. D. Vance, Senator Marco Rubio, Amity Shlaes, Jeff Sessions, Judge Neomi Rao, and many others

2021 ISI Honors Summer Conference

August 01-07, 2021
Williamsburg, Virginia

The most immersive intellectual experience available to college students

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