SLACE Events


Events of note will be posted to this page. If you know of an upcoming public policy event in the Syracuse area, please contact


  • “Advertising Self-Regulation: An Industry Perspective”
    Chrysse Spathas, Vice President, Broadcast Standards and Practices/Commercial Standards, ABC Inc.
    April 15, 2015
  • “Two nations, a family’s pain, a question of the law: The Onondaga Nation and the birth of Syracuse”
    Sean Kirst, Columnist, Syracuse Post-Standard/Syracuse Media Group
    April 8, 2015 
  • Religion and Politics v. Church and State: The Establishment Clause in the American Media”
    Timothy A. Byrnes, Professor of Political Science, Colgate University Regular Panelist, “Ivory Tower Half Hour” on PBS
    March 25, 2015
  • “Judicial Elections and Judging”
    Hon. Rosemary S. Pooler United States Circuit Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    March 18, 2015
  • “Protecting Confidential Sources from Government Surveillance: Making ‘Em Work for It?”
    Toni Locy Author, former Justice Department beat reporter for USA Today, and Associate Professor of Journalism and Mass Communications at Washington and Lee University
    February 25, 2015
  • “How the Media Covers High Profile Criminal Cases: Do the Facts Really Matter?”
    William J. Fitzpatrick Onondaga County District Attorney
    February 18, 2015
  • “Squaring the Right of Publicity with the First Amendment”
    Paul M. Smith, Partner, Jenner & Block
    Wednesday, January 28, 2015
  • MSNBC’s Chris Hayes Q&A
    February 25, 2014
  • Shauna Prewitt: Rape Survivor, Attorney, Advocate
    February 11, 2014
  • Campbell Debate: This Assembly Supports the State Casino Referendum
    October 16, 2013
  • The True Meaning of Patriotism
    October 22, 2013

If you know of an upcoming public policy event in the Syracuse area, please contact