n informed people is the basis of, and a necessity for, successful democratic government. The people of the United States are entitled to hear all sides to a question whether it be political, economic, social, racial or religious. -- Burton K. Wheeler

The Burton K. Wheeler Center for Public Policy in Bozeman, MT, promotes the discussion, analysis and eventual resolution of critical issues facing Montana and the region. The Center holds conferences, sponsors research and lectures, publishes conference reports and maintains this Web page for Montanans and others who are seeking solutions to some of today's most pressing issues and problems.

The Center is located at 1102 South 6th Avenue, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717. We welcome your comments and suggestions regarding our activities and conference topics. Please visit us or contact us.

Fall 2016 Conference Information

Please join us on September 9th and 10th for our lecture and conference. Ted Celeste will be our keynote lecturer on the 9th at 7 PM. The title of his lecture is "Revive Civility - Our Democracy Depends on it". Then, starting at 9 am on the 10th our conference "Divisiveness in Democracy, Enhancing Engagement in Montana" will feature expert panelists, include lunch and refreshments.

This conference is an all day event ending at 5 PM. Both events will be held at the Radisson Colonial Hotel in Helena. Please visit our Eventbrite pages for registration or contact the Wheeler Center for more information.

Conference: https://divisiveness_in_democracy.eventbrite.com
Lecture: https://ted_celeste.eventbrite.com
Need more information? wheelercenter@montana.edu