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Sedona Forum 2021: Defending Democracy

Join us virtually for the McCain Institute’s 2021 Sedona Forum: Defending Democracy


As the McCain Institute’s signature annual event, the Sedona Forum, provides a unique opportunity for the United States and world leaders to have informal, face-to-face discussions about real solutions to the problems facing our world today. It is held each spring in the red rock country of Sedona, Ariz., to bring about positive change in national and world affairs.

For the first time, the 2021 Sedona Forum will be virtual and open to friends of the McCain Institute. With the theme of “Defending Democracy,” this is an exciting opportunity to hear about the world’s most pressing issues from high-level panels featuring top experts and policymakers from around the world and on both sides of the aisle.

Past speakers have included Vice President Joe Biden; former Prime Minister Tony Blair; Director of National Intelligence James Clapper; Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats; CBS News Correspondent John Dickerson; Actor and Thorn Co-Founder Ashton Kutcher; Secretary of Defense James Mattis; National Security Advisor Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster; CIA Director Mike Pompeo; CEOs from GE, Chevron, Walmart-USA, FedEx, Freeport McMoRan and Hewlett Packard; and presidents, prime ministers, foreign ministers, experts and civil society leaders from around the world.

The full 2021 agenda with topics and speakers will be posted soon.

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McCain Institute
Apr 28, 2021