Coming Events

2020 William Donald Schaefer Memorial Conference and Award Ceremony

November 9, 2020

Register now HERE.

This half-day conference will explore the traits of legendary, transformational leaders and how these traits can be cultivated in public-sector leaders. The event will also include the presentation of the fifth annual William Donald Schaefer Award, which honors the legacy of Governor William Donald Schaefer. This event is sponsored by Maryland Public Television.

Tickets are required as space is limited. 

The conference is free but you must still register for tickets.

The conference AND the awards luncheon tickets are $50.

GET TICKETS: https://wds-2020.eventbrite.com

Previous Events

2018 William Donald Schaefer Memorial Conference and Award Ceremony

Download program HERE.

2017 William Donald Schaefer Memorial Conference and Award Ceremony

Download program HERE.

2016 Candidate Forums

The Schaefer Center co-hosted a series of candidate forums with the Baltimore Sun, WJZ, and the Baltimore and Maryland League of Women Voters.

2016 Baltimore Democratic Primary Forum

The Schaefer Center partnered with the Baltimore Sun, WJZ, and the Baltimore League of Women Voters to host forums with democratic and republican candidates for the office of Mayor of Baltimore. Three forums were held.

Candidates: Sheila Dixon, Elizabeth Embry, Nick Mosby, Catherine Pugh, Carl Stokes, and David Warnock

2016 Maryland U.S. Senate Republican Primary Candidate Forum

The Schaefer Center partnered with the Baltimore Sun, WJZ, and the Maryland League of Women Voters to host a forums with the republican candidates for the Maryland U.S. Senate race.

Candidates: Richard Douglas, Chrys Kefalas, Kathy Szeliga

2016 Maryland U.S. Senate Candidate Forum

The Schaefer Center partnered with the Baltimore Sun, WJZ, and the Maryland League of Women Voters to host a forum with the republican and democratic candidate for the Maryland U.S. Senate race.

Candidates shaking hands. Kathy Szeliga and Chris Van Hollen
Candidates: Kathy Szeliga and Chris Van Hollen

2015 Regional Policy and Economic Forecast Conference

Download program HERE.