2015 Democratic State Convention Agenda

Tentative Agenda – subject to change

Friday, May 15
 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM WORKSHOP: The MOEMOE (Mobilize, Organize, Elect) enables Democratic organizations to manage voter targeting, volunteers, members, online phone banks, and neighborhood/precinct leaders within a single integrated online system to maximize efforts for not just one election cycle, but over the course of many election cycles to strengthen the party and elect more Democrats.
 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM  Exhibit Hall open
 12:30 PM WORKSHOP: New Delegate OrientationConvention 101: Get the most out of convention. Learn when and how to register, what it means to credential, what General Session entails, notable events such as voting, caucus meetings, phone banking, and hospitality suites.
 1:00 PM Credentials Committee
 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Rules Committee
 2:30 PM – 4:15 PM CAUCUSES (first set) Senior
 2:30 PM – 9:00 PM GOTV Phone Bank – Susan Bonilla for State Senate
 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM Credentialing/Registration*
 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM CYD Registration
 4:00 – 5:30 PM PANEL: Raising California – Democrats’ drive for income equalityTackling income inequality is one of the greatest challenges facing our economy and our elected leaders. Hear about Democrats’ solutions to this critical problem facing California and the nation and learn how we are showing leadership through action to close the income equality gap.
 4:30 PM Resolutions Committee
 4:45 PM – 6:30 PM CAUCUSES (second set)

California Democratic Council 
Federation of DCC Members
 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Chairman’s Welcome Reception
 7:30 PM – 9:15 PM CAUCUSES (third set)

Asian Pacific Islander
Computer and Internet
Native American
 10:15 PM – 12:15 AM Hospitality Suites
Saturday, May 16
 8:00 AM – 9:45 AM CAUCUSES (fourth set)
Filipino American
 8:15 AM – 9:45 AM PANEL: Divide and Falter – a lack of progress report on the   Congressional Republicans
Congressional Republicans are out of step with Americans’ priorities for the economy, the environment, and their families. Learn how California Democrats can take action to restore the Democratic majority in Congress.
 9:00 AM – 1:00 AM Credentialing/Registration*
 9:00 AM – 11:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open
 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM General Session 
 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Legislative Leadership Luncheon
Featuring Senate President pro Tem Kevin de León and
Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins
Tickets are sold out. 
 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM GOTV Phone Bank – Susan Bonilla for Senate
 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM General Session
 3:00 PM CYD registration
 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM Regional Director Elections  (schedule finalized on 05/07)
 4:45 PM – 6:30 PM CAUCUSES (fifth set)
Business and Professional
Chicano Latino
 5:00 PM PST Deadline to submit resolutions
 5:15 PM – 6:00 PM Resolutions Committee
 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Dinner featuring Representative Barney Frank (Ret.) 

Tickets are sold out.

 7:30 PM – 9:15 PM CAUCUSES (sixth set)
African American
Arab American
California Young Democrats
Irish American
 10:15 PM – 12:15 AM Hospitality Suites
Sunday, May 17
 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Exhibit Hall open
 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Credentialing/Registration*
 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Controller Crosby Event
 10:00 AM General Session

  • Adoption of Resolutions
  • Regional Director Ratification
 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM GOTV Phone Bank – Susan Bonilla for Senate
* In order to vote, and have one’s vote counted, at this Convention, a member must have timely paid their dues to This Committee  (or had them waived), registered for the meeting, obtained their credential prior to the close of credentialing, and completed and returned to the proper authority any ballot that may be issued.



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