Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Florida Netroots Conference

The bloggers and activists who make up the Florida Netroots are having their own conference at the Florida Democratic Party Convention on Saturday October 27. Please help us make this event a success by donating via Actblue. Check out our schedule:

1:00-2:00 Live Florida Progressive Radio Show featuring Markos Moulitsas ZĂșniga of Daily Kos (via phone)

2:00-2:30 Introduction by Phil Perry of the Florida Democratic Party with Opening Keynote by State House Minority Leader Dan Gelber.

2:30-3:20 "Netroots 101" featuring Kenneth Quinnell (Florida Progressive Coalition), Jennifer Killingsworth (Florida Netroots) & Gene Smith (Florida Kossacks)

3:30-4:20 "Netroots Tools" featuring Ray Seaman (Build Florida's DECs) and Brian Franklin (Impact Politics)

4:30-5:20 "Working With the Netroots" featuring Michael Calderin (Calderin for State Representative), Alison Berke Morano (Pasco Democrats) and Phil Perry (Florida Democratic Party)

5:20-5:50 Closing Keynote: Matt Stoller (Open Left)

5:50-6:00 Netroots Awards

6:00-7:00 Soiree with special guest Dennis Kucinich (co-sponsored by Democracy for America & Progressive Democrats of America)

Note that while there are two candidates appearing during this schedule, said appearance does not imply an endorsement of those candidates.

This impressive lineup is not free. If you can help us pay for this, particularly the speakers and the food for the soiree, drop us a few bucks at http://www.actblue.com/page/floridanetroots

Thanks, and I hope to see you there...

Kenneth Quinnell

To everyone involved in making this happen, you have my sincerest thanks!


According to Ken, State Senator Charlie Justice and State Senator Dave Aronberg have also been added to the guest list.