Public Affairs Conference 2017

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Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: Perspectives on Self-Government

Join us for the Public Affairs Conference April 4-7, 2017. This year's conference will be a mixture of in-person events and live virtual programming as we explore the various facets of Bridging the Divide.

The Public Affairs Conference was April 4-7, 2017. View special events, the keynote, plenary speakers and panel sessions.

No registration necessary. Zoom Webinar links will be listed on the schedule page for all virtual programming.

How did we get here?

World-renowned presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin presents free keynote on April 4.

More than 30 experts will help you explore citizen rights and responsibilities in our democracy.