Unfortunately, the FIRE Summer Conference has been postponed to July 2021. Thank you for your understanding and patience.
FIRE Student Network Summer Conference
Meet FIRE staff and fellow student advocates for free speech from across the country.
Learn strategies and techniques for creating real change on campus. Network with peers and make connections.
What are the details?
The FSN Summer Conference will take place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 24–26, 2020. The conference will kick off on Friday evening and end with lunch on Sunday.
We welcome current students at U.S. colleges and universities, including graduate students and incoming freshmen.
Applications are due Friday, June 19, 2020 at 11:59 pm (ET).
Housing and meals will be provided for all attendees. FIRE will also pay a stipend of up to $300 for travel costs. Students must attend the entirety of the conference to be eligible for a travel reimbursement.
To be announced!
What people are saying
“I would highly, highly recommend this conference to friends. I learned so much and I think more students ought to learn what their rights truly are.”
“While the sessions and speeches were terrific, the biggest strength of the program was the outstanding opportunity to get to know other students working on their campuses to expand student rights.”
“I would recommend this conference in a heartbeat! It was a terrifically rewarding and intellectually stimulating weekend and I am so grateful to have been able to attend.”
Ready to speak out on campus? This is your chance to learn how to assert your free speech rights.