State of Our State Conference 2018

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 9:30am - 1:45pm


Registration opens at 9:30 a.m. and the conference begins at 10 a.m. Lunch will be served.

The State of Our State Conference is the annual signature
event of ASU Morrison Institute for Public Policy.
Since 2009, the event has examined key state and regional

The event will feature opening remarks by ASU President
Michael Crow.

This year's event will look at Arizona's election results
and will present voter engagement research by Morrison
Institute for Public Policy Director of Communications
and Community Impact Joseph Garcia and Citizens Clean
Elections Commission Executive Director Thomas Collins.

Local and national experts decipher Election 2018 and
what it all means moving forward.


       The Arizona's Voter Crisis Project funded by
       Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission

Sharing their perspectives on the results of the 2018 election will be:

Panel: Voter Engagement and Arizona Election Results
Moderator: Lisa Urias, managing partner, CoNecs North America, and executive board member, ASU Morrison Institute
Neil Giuliano, president & CEO, Greater Phoenix Leadership
Jonathan Koppell, dean, Arizona State University's Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions
Janice Palmer, vice president and director of policy, Helios Education Foundation
Victor Riches, president & CEO, Goldwater Institute
Mayor Anna Tovar, Tolleson

Keynote Panel: A National Perspective on the Election
Moderator: Grady Gammage Jr., founding member, Gammage & Burnham, and senior researchers fellow, ASU Morrison Institute
David Byler, chief elections analyst and staff writer, The Weekly Standard
Elvia Diaz, columnist, The Arizona Republic
Christopher Rowland, Washington bureau chief, The Boston Globe
Eugene Scott, reporter, The Washington Post
Jackie Salit, president,

Morrison Institute Presents
The Sue Clark-Johnson Leadership Award

presented to Lattie F. Coor,
chairman & founding director,
Center for the Future of Arizona;
and former president of
Arizona State University



The event will be held at:

Phoenix Airport Marriott
1101 North 44th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008

Sponsorship opportunities available!