Friday, April 13, 2012

  • 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Being a Democrat in North Georgia: Strategies for Success in 2012 and BeyondPanelists TBA

Saturday, April 14, 2012

  • 9:00 am – 9:45 am How to Plug into Obama 2012 J eff Ingram, Georgia OFA
  • 9:45 am – 10:45 am Voter Registration 101 John Koch, College Democrats of Georgia Chair Joel Mendelson, Young Democrats of Georgia Political Director
  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am You’re On Exec, Now What?Presenter TBA
  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am 2012 Legislative Session: Budget and Tax Policy…The Good, The Bad and the Ugly Alan Essig, Georgia Budget and Policy Institute
  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am How to Motivate Your Friends Presenter TBA
  • 10:45 am – 11:30 am Women in Politics Panel Panelists TBA
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Membership Recruitment and Retention Presenter TBA
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Are YDs Ready to Move the Goalposts?Larry Pellegrini, Georgia Rural Urban Summit
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Field 101Presenter TBA
  • 11:30 am – 12:00 pm VIP Reception (Ticketed Event) | Sponsor Convention
  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Keynote Luncheon Featuring Shirley Franklin | Purchase Tickets (Note: Tickets are included with YD member registration)
  • 1:15 pm – 2:00 pm Local Government Panel Panelists TBA
  • 1:15 pm – 2:00 pm How to Run A Meeting Steve Golden, YDG Executive Vice President
  • 1:15 pm – 2:00 pm Votebuilder 101 Presenter TBA
  • 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm Young Elected Officials Panel Panelists TBA
  • 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm Citizen Advocacy Panel Nikema Williams, Planned Parenthood & DPG 1st Vice Chair Amber English, Planned Parenthood & YDAtl President Page Gleason, former YDG Executive Director & DNC Delegate
  • 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm Using Media to Spread the Word Presenter TBA
  • 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm Chapter Fundraising and Financial Planning Presenter TBA
  • 2:15 pm – 3:00 pm Unions in a Right to Work State Panelists TBA
  • 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm Caucus Meetings and Elections
  • 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm General Session
  • 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Dessert Reception and Awards Ceremony
  • 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm Team Trivia (Prizes!)
  • B.L.U.E. Georgia Training Academy Programs
  • YDG-University Programs