Spring Talks


Wednesdays through April and May, Academy members and guests enjoy the opportunity to hear presentations from well-known experts on a wide range of thought-provoking topics, and to interact with one another in an informal learning environment.

Talks are free for Academy members, $10 for guests. Pre-booking is not required.

Click here to view the brochure for Spring Talks 2020




On Wednesdays, September through November and January through March, Academy members have an opportunity to participate in forums and debates on topical issues. Each forum provides an opportunity for members to pose questions to the speakers. These talks are given by Academy members and well-known experts on a wide range of academic, social and political issues.

All Academy Forums start at 2:00 pm and will be held via Zoom until they can safely be held in person. Please visit this page and watch your email for registration details.

Speaker / Topic Suggestions

The Academy's Talks Committee welcomes suggestions for topics and speakers for future Forums and Spring Talks.