Stockman Bank Speaker Series

kerry-web-image-with-stockman-language.jpgWe bring global thought leaders in the areas of economic development, foreign policy and politics to Montana for public discussions about issues of critical importance to the future of our country. Thanks to the generous support of our donors, Stockman Bank Speakers Series events are free and open to the public. Our audiences fill venues to capacity, eager to engage in these conversations.

In 2022, we are excited to host John Kerry, US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, in conversation with Max Baucus on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. Mountain Standard Time. Mr. Kerry will be remote, and the event will be a live broadcast on Zoom. 

Register for the 2022 event with John Kerry here

Previous Events in this Series

In 2021, we were thrilled to host A Climate Conversation featuring former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and former U.S. Senator and Ambassador Max Baucus. This event was hyflex (in person and online) on Thursday, October 28, 2021, at 7 p.m. Mountain Standard Time. 

This event was not recorded, but you can read coverage from KPAX, the Missoulian, and KVGO.

In 2020, the Series was put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In 2019, CNN's Chief National Security Correspondent and co-anchor of CNN Newsroom Jim Sciutto joined us. We also featured award-winning author Michael Punke and Former Senator and Ambassador Max Baucus in conversation on China-U.S. relations, moderated by journalist Gloria Riviera. 

In our 2018 inaugural speaker series, we hosted Maureen Dowd, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and op-ed columnist who has written for The New York Times and Time Magazine, and Carl Hulse, The New York Times chief Washington correspondent and veteran of more than three decades of Washington reporting.