The Bliss Institute offers national conferences and public programs that bring together academicians and practitioners to discuss recent developments in the political world.
- Dr. John Green presented the results of the Bliss Institute poll on political polarization among Ohioans (Apr. 28)
- Spinproof: Antidotes for Political Messages with long-time congressional staffer Jennifer Hoelzer (Mar. 17)
- The Color of Education: Students of Color Advocate for Their Needs (Feb. 22)
- The Color of Environmental Health: The Effects of Environmental Justice on Human Well-being (Dec. 1)
- State of the Parties Conference (Nov. 4-5): Panel papers and videos
- Honorary Certificate Awards (Sept. 21)
- Richard Haas, president of the U.S. Council on Foreign Relations.(May 20)
- Voice of America White House bureau chief Steve Herman (April 30).
- Dr. John Green discusses his new book, Secular Surge (April 21): Video
- Former Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates (Mar. 15).
- A Panel on Ohio Politics (Mar. 3): Video
- Rethinking Race: Minority Representation in a representative Democracy (Feb. 26)
- The Color of Health: Examining Racism as a Public Health Crisis (Feb. 24)
- A History of the White House Transition (Jan. 12)
- 2020 Presidential Election, the Electoral College, and Post-Election Certification Process (Dec. 8).
- Civility, The Election, and Thanksgiving Dinner (Nov. 23): Website/ Video
- The Color of Law: Race, Racism and Public Policy in America (Nov. 20): A recording is available for a limited time.
- Virtual Speak Up for Kids Advocacy Briefing (Oct. 27)
- 2020 General Election Candidates Conference (Oct. 13 & 27)
- Ohio and the 2020 Election with Professor David Giffels (Oct. 5): Website/ Video
- Conversation on Civility with Dr. Joy Marcella (Sept. 14): Website/ Short Video/ Full Video