Event Schedule

Friday, October 20th, 2017

3:00 - 9:00 PM – Conference registration opens

4:00 PM – Hotel check-in
Early check-in based on availability; please check with the hotel directly.

7:00 PM – Friday Night Reception
Opening night reception with remarks from Governor Kate Brown.

Evening Until Late - Hospitality Suites
Various hosted festivities around the complex; details will be provided on the day of.
Note: not sponsored or organized by the DPO

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

8:00 AM – Breakfast & Welcoming Remarks
In order of appearance: Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian, State Treasurer Tobias Read, and Aimee Allison, President of Democracy in Color

9:45 AM – Morning workshops
Economic Justice: Rebuilding the American Middle Class
Justice Reform: Progress in Oregon and the Road Ahead
The Fight For Oregon’s Progressive Future: Ballot Measures & the 2018 Election
Building a Housing Vision for Oregon

11:15 AM – Lunch & National Update
Join Congressman Peter DeFazio, Congressman Kurt Schrader, and Congresswoman
Suzanne Bonamici for a discussion on local and national issues, moderated by
Chrissy Erguiza, Chair of the Democratic Party of Oregon Asian American and Pacific
Islander Caucus.

1:00 PM – First afternoon workshops
Here to Stay: State & National Actions Supporting Immigrant Families
The Future of Voting Rights: Expanding Access and Fighting Suppression
Clean Energy Jobs: Price on Pollution, Investing in Solutions
Always Ahead of the Curve: Healthcare Innovation in Oregon

2:30 PM – Second afternoon workshops
The New American Majority: Changing the Way the Democratic Party Approaches Elections
Standing Up in the Face of Renewed Attacks on the Labor Movement: What Workers Are Up Against & How Democrats Can Show Leadership
Public Education in the Trump/DeVos Era
It Takes Us All: A Cross-Disability Perspective on Political Organizing

6:15 PM – Keynote Dinner Reception
Keynote Dinner ticket required for both the reception and dinner

7:15 PM – Keynote Dinner
In order of appearance: State Party Chair Jeanne Atkins, Congressman Peter DeFazio, U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici, Congressman Ted Lieu

Evening Until Late - Hospitality Suites
Various hosted festivities around the complex; details will be provided on the day of.
Note: not sponsored or organized by the DPO

Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

8:15 AM – Breakfast & Oregon Legislative Update
In order of appearance: State Representative Diego Hernandez (Assistant House Majority Leader), State Senator Ginny Burdick (Senate Majority Leader), Democratic National Committee Vice Chair Michael Blake

9:45 AM – Morning Workshops
LGBTQ+ Issues in Oregon and Across the Nation: What’s Next?
Effective Communication Programs
Reproductive Health Equity: Oregon Leading the Way
Organizing in Rural & Red Districts: Building a Bench in CD 2 and Beyond
Ready to Run: Picking the Right Race at the Right Time

11:15 AM – CD 2 Candidate Meet & Greet
Join Candidates for the Democratic Primary in Oregon’s 2nd Congressional District for a casual meet & greet before you head home from the Summit