Great Decisions Discussion Group

Greater Hickory International Council

Location: 625 7th Ave NE
Hickory, NC 28601
Location notes:

The Hickory room is in the vicinity of the food court in the student Union.

Year founded: 2011
Accepting participants: Yes
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 828-234-6330
Meeting Schedule:

The GHIC will host all 8 sessions of the 2024 Great Decisions Discussions from January 30 till March 19, 2024 at Lenoir Rhyne University's Hickory Room in the Student Union located on the LR campus. Discussions begin at 6:00 PM and end at 7:00 PM. Up to 35 community members can participate. This will be the 14th anniversary of the program.

The topics for 2024 are the following:


Jan 30, 2024: Mideast Realignment

Feb 6, 2024: Climate technology and competition

Feb 13, 2024: Science across borders

Feb 20, 2024: U.S. - China trade rivalry

Feb 27, 2024: NATO’s future

Mar 5, 2024: Understanding Indonesia

Mar 12, 2024: High Seas Treaty

Mar 19, 2024: Pandemic preparedness