CFI Student Leadership Conference ’13 - 2011

CFI Student Leadership Conference '13: Freethought In Action


In 2011, CFI brought in over 100 student and community leaders representing more than 50 different colleges and high schools across North America. Photos from the event can be viewed on Flickr. Below is a selection of reflections from student attendees and videos from several conference presentations.

group photo of students at the 2011 Student Leadership Conference

Student Leader Blogs

When James Croft wasn't speaking, he was live-blogging the event.

Carly Casper, president of the Secular Alliance of Indiana University, recounts her experience at 2011's CFI Leadership Conference.

UNIFI's vice-president and former CFI intern Stef McGraw also reflected on her experience.

Rose St. Clair from the College of William and Mary took at least five important things from 2011's conference.

Campus Group Awards

Every year CFI recognizes several outstanding groups for their hard work and dedication. The following are student blog posts about those events and awards.

KU SOMA wins best on-campus event for Reasonfest 2011, by the University of Kansas Society of Open-Minded Atheists and Agnostics vice-president Conrad Hudson.

UNIFI wins best on-line presence, by University of Northern Iowa Freethinkers and Inquirers president Cory Derringer.

ISSA wins CFI's "Good Without God" for 2011, by Illini Secular Student Alliance president Franklin Kramer.

Conference Presentations

In addition to workshops and other hands-on sessions, the Leadership Conference features informative presentations by student leaders, organizers, activists, and educators.