The 2015 Lecture Season for ICON Lecture Series has concluded. Be sure to bookmark this page and register your email address (use the Stay Informed link below) so you can be well informed about our 2016 Lecture Series. We’ve already made arrangements for some exceptional speakers and look forward to sharing more with you.

Our 2015 Speakers



Richard Miniter

March 10, 2015
“Yes, Media Bias can be Corrected: A Ten-Step Plan for Changing how News Covers Politics.”


Garland Tucker III

June 16, 2015
“Conservative Heroes: Fourteen Leaders Who Shaped America, from Jefferson to Reagan”


John Guandolo

September 15, 2015
“Sharia (Islamic Law) – The Force Behind the Global Islamic Movement”


Dr. Mark Harris


Les Lawrence

October 27, 2015
“The Persecution of Christians and Antisemitism Worldwide: What We Can Do About It”


“An Informed Citizenry is at the Heart of a Dynamic Democracy.”

Thomas Jefferson


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The Venue

The Extraordinary Ventures Event Center

EvCenterThe majority of the ICON Lecture Series presentations are held at the Extraordinary Ventures Event Center. Extraordinary Ventures is an amazing non-profit operation dedicated to bettering the lives of young men and women with autism and other developmental disabilities. They create jobs and fund their programs through the rental of the event center as well as laundry services and other ventures. We proudly support their efforts and greatly appreciate the use of their amazing Event Center.

The Event Center is located at 200 S. Elliott Road, Chapel Hill, NC, 27514