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Hinckley Forums are held in the Hinckley Caucus Room located in Gardner Commons in the Hinckley Offices, Room 2018 (map).

During the spring and fall semesters, the Hinckley Institute produces and hosts forums featuring local, national, and global activists, lobbyists, thinkers, and political leaders. Past forum guests include major figures, such as Bill Clinton, Dolores Huerta, Mitt Romney, and Thomas Friedman. They are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

The Hinckley Institute does not endorse the views expressed during any Hinckley Forums nor should the opinions expressed during Hinckley Forums be understood to be the views of the Hinckley Institute.

Past Forums

10.04.23 Do U Ride Electrified?

Wednesday, October 04, 2023 12 - 1 PM Hinckley Institute of Politics, 260 South Central Campus Drive, Room 2018, Salt Lake City, UT, 84112 United States (map) Forum offered online and in the Hinckley Institute caucus room - Room 2018, Gardner Commons. The increase in e-bike sales and use has created challenges for government agencies... Continue reading

09.27.23 To Respectfully Disagree: Civility in Government

Wednesday, September 27, 2023 12 - 1 PM Hinckley Institute of Politics, 260 South Central Campus Drive, Room 2018, Salt Lake City, UT, 84112 United States (map) Forum offered online and in the Hinckley Institute caucus room - Room 2018, Gardner Commons. Join us for to learn more about the cutting edge research being conducted...

09.25.23 Solutions to the Substance Use Crisis in our State

Monday, September 25th, 2023 12:00 - 1:00 PM Hinckley Institute of Politics, 260 South Central Campus Drive, Room 2018, Salt Lake City, UT, 84112 United States (map) Millions of Americans live with substance use conditions. Advocates across the country are working to confront this issue on several fronts. At this Hinckley forum, you will hear... Continue reading

09.22.23 How Free Speech Saved Democracy: The Untold Story

Friday, September 22, 2023 12 - 1 PM Hinckley Institute of Politics, 260 South Central Campus Drive, Room 2018, Salt Lake City, UT, 84112 United States (map) Forum offered online and in the Hinckley Institute caucus room - Room 2018, Gardner Commons. Since its formation in the fall of 2021, members of the Academic Freedom...

09.20.23 Campaign for Uyghurs with Rushan Abbas (Evening Event)

Wednesday, September 20, 2023 7:00 PM  8:30 PM Hinckley Institute of Politics, 260 South Central Campus Drive, Room 2018, Salt Lake City, UT, 84112 United States (map) At this Hinckley Forum, come hear from Rushan Abbas, founder of Campaign for Uyghurs, a U.S.-based noprofit that advocates and promotes human rights and democratic freedoms for Uyghurs, and... Continue reading