Tentative Schedule

GPUS 2017 Annual Meeting - Tentative Schedule

Updated June 27, 2017

Thursday July 13
Registration begins at noon (Ballroom B)

Workshops (Rooms TBD)*
1:30-2:30 pm

  • Campaign School Train-the-trainers working session (continues through 5 PM)
  • Media Workshop

2:45-3:45 pm

  • Eco-Socialism
  • Modern Monetary Theory (Economics 101) - The Future is Already Here
  • Campaign School Train-the-trainers working session (continued from 1:30 session, going through 5 PM)

4:00-5:00 pm

  • Campaign School Train-the-trainers working session (continued from 1:30 session)
  • Science: The Problem or The Solution?

Dinner on your own (Continuous Dining Hall)

7:00 (Ballroom A)
Opening Reception with Panels sponsored by GPNJ Black Caucus (Ballroom A)


Friday July 14
Registration (Ballroom B)

Breakfast on your own (Continuous Dining Hall) 8:00 – 9:00

Workshops (Rooms TBD) *
9:15-10:15 am

  • Criminalization of Homelessness
  • Running for Office 101 (Campaign School)
  • Building Green Party Power
  • Building a Labor Committee

10:30-11:45 am

  • The F Word: Imperative Feminism in Green Politics 
  • Voter Targeting (Campaign School)
  • Revitalizing your Green Party Chapter 
  • Organizing for a Green Future

Lunch on your own (Continuous Dining Hall)

Workshops (Rooms TBD) *
1:00-2:15 pm

  • Green Alternatives to Militarism and War 
  • How to Look Pro When Money Is Low (Campaign School)
  • Fighting Neo-Fascism: A Primer and Imperative for Green Organizing
  • Local Economy

2:30-3:45 pm

  • Running for Office in Frontline Communities (aka Corrupt Democratic Cities) 
  • Toward Greater National Organizing and Party-Building Capacity
  • GreenEnter Open Mic Discussion Forum

4:00-5:15 pm

  • Local organizing for the environment 
  • Social Media (Campaign School)
  • Fix Our Broken System: Ranked Choice Voting 
  • Strategic Organizing: Progressive Alliance

5:30 pm
Dinner on your own (Continuous Dining Hall)

Film: TBD

Saturday July 15

All sessions and registration in the Atrium until afternoon breakouts

8:00 am – Continental breakfast (donations accepted)

8:30 – 9:00 – Welcome and icebreaker

9:00 – 12pm Meeting in Atrium (exact times approximate)*


Treasurer report / Fundraising report — Year in review and projections
International Committee report — Global Greens report, strength of GPs worldwide
BAC report — priorities for 2018, 2020
CCC report — campaigns, campaign schools
Media report — Our GNN, social media strategy
International Committee
Short presentations from potential ANM 2018 hosts

Steering Committee Candidate Panel — speaking on their particular vision for the party and what they plan to do to implement it


12:00 pm Breakout group discussions (Move to conference rooms)

Dues-paying membership model
Reimagining GP structure
Media strategies
Diversity outreach

1:15 – Lunch (provided – donations accepted)

2 pm – 5 pm - Committee and Caucus Fair (Breakout rooms)
Opportunity for Caucuses and Committees to pull in new members and members to explore new options

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm - GPUS Fundraiser Dinner Party (off-site) (private bus and car transportation provided)

Sunday July 16
Location TBD

8:00 am – Continental breakfast (donations accepted)

8:30 am – Jill Stein for President campaign de-brief and wrap-up

10:45 – Break

11:00 – Stein Recount de-brief

12:00 pm – Meeting adjourned

*Rooms - tbd