Bob Stein: Thank you Steamboat for another successful Seminars season |

Bob Stein: Thank you Steamboat for another successful Seminars season

More than 500 people from the Steamboat community filled the Strings Pavilion for each of our five Monday Seminars. That is more than 2,500 attendees in all, for the just concluded 16th season of Seminars at Steamboat’s non-partisan public policy seminars on national and International issues.

This summer, we discussed healthcare, Korea, cyber-warfare, self-driving vehicles and the future of the Republican and Democratic parties. Interesting and substantive presentations and many questions were asked by our audience and answered by our speakers.

A big thank you to everyone who attended one or more of the seminars and to the Friends of the Seminars whose support enabled us to put on high quality programs for five weeks this summer and to do so free to our Steamboat community. We also appreciate the support of KUNC, Community Radio for Northwest Colorado, which rebroadcasts each seminar, and the thoughtful coverage of each of the Seminars by Steamboat Pilot & Today.

We hope that, through the Seminars, we contribute to civil discussion of some of the important issues facing our country and the world and that this discussion continues in your homes around your tables and even on your hikes and bike rides after each seminar has concluded.

If you have missed a seminar or want to hear one again, go to our website at, pull down the video/audio tab and listen. This year’s seminars are all up and available.

Thanks to you, the people of Steamboat, the Seminars have become a valued community resource, and we understand our responsibility to the community to maintain this high level of discourse. We have already begun our planning for the 2019 summer season. So, thank you again, and we look forward to seeing you back at the Seminars at Steamboat in the summer of 2019.

Bob Stein

Seminars at Steamboat chair

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