Schedule Overview

Below is an overview schedule for Netroots Nation 2018. This schedule may change over time, so check back for updates and before solidifying your arrival and departure plans. To catch all the action, we recommend arriving Wednesday, August 1, and departing Sunday, August 5.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Netroots Women’s Pre-conference
8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Netroots Connect LGBTQ Pre-conference
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PCCC National Candidate Training
1 to 4 p.m.
Digital Security for Organizers of Color, hosted by The Kairos Fellowship and Bex Hong Hurwitz (Tiny Gigantic)
4 to 6 p.m. Registration desk open
7:30 to 10:30 p.m. “The Truth Has Changed,” a live solo performance by Josh Fox (214)

 

Thursday, August 2, 2018

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration desk open
9 to 10:15 a.m. Session 1 breakouts
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Town Square open (Hall B)
10:30  to 11:45 a.m. Session 2 breakouts
10:30  to 11:45 a.m. First-timer meetup (225)
11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Break (lunch on your own)
Noon to 1 p.m. Fake News Dump! (Town Square)
Noon to 1 p.m. Geographic Caucuses
1 to 2:15 p.m. Session 3 breakouts
2 to 3 p.m. Cold drinks & NOLA treats sponsored by Raw Story and Alternet (Town Square)
2:30 to 3:45 p.m. Session 4 breakouts
4 to 5 p.m. Opening reception sponsored by Working Families Party (Town Square)
5 to 6:30 p.m. Opening Keynote with Cory Booker, Chokwe Lumumba & more
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Freedom to Prosper Salon (Rivergate)
7:30 to 8:30 p.m.  Laughing Liberally Jam (Offsite: World of Beer)
9 p.m. to midnight Netroots After Dark: Sex, Politics and Karaoke sponsored by Planned Parenthood Action Fund (Offsite: World of Beer)

 

Friday, August 3, 2018

7:30 to 8:15 a.m. Morning Yoga (Rivergate)
8:15 to 9 a.m. Early Morning Fake News Dump! (Town Square)
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration desk open
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Town Square open
8:30 to 10 a.m. Coffee Break (Town Square)
9 to 10:15 a.m. Session 5 breakouts
10:30  to 11:45 a.m. Featured panels (Choose from one of three simultaneous keynote panels)
11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Break (lunch on your own)
11:55 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. Mid-day Mindfulness Moment (Rivergate)
1 to 2:15 p.m. Session 6 breakouts
2:30 to 4 p.m. Friday Keynote: “Hidden Figures” panel discussion plus remarks from Sen. Kamala Harris and Sen. Elizabeth Warren
4 to 5 p.m. Ice Cream Social (Town Square) sponsored by New Media Mentors
4:15 to 5:30 p.m. Session 7 breakouts
5:30 to 7 p.m. Candidate Happy Hour sponsored by Democracy for America, Crowdpac and CPD Action (207)
5:30 to 7 p.m. Innovate & Imbibe: Happy Hour with VOQAL (211)
5:30 to 7 p.m. La Gozadera: A Phone2Action and Netroots Fiesta (Rivergate)
5:30 to 7 p.m. Resistance Happy Hour, sponsored by Indivisible Project (204/205)
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Chairman Emeritus’ Pub Quiz sponsored by NextGen America (Great Hall)
9 p.m. to midnight WHIV Radio’s local music showcase, sponsored by Off Kilter Radio, Win Without War & The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow (Offsite: One Eyed Jacks)

 

 

Saturday, August 4, 2018

7:30 to 8:15 a.m. Morning Yoga (Rivergate)
8:15 to 9 a.m. Early Morning Fake News Dump! (Town Square)
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration desk open
8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Town Square open
9 to 10:15 a.m. Session 8 breakouts
10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Featured panels (Choose from one of three simultaneous keynote panels)
11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Break (lunch on your own)
11:55 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. Mid-day Mindfulness Moment (Rivergate)
Noon to 1:30 p.m. The New Tools Showcase hosted by New Media Ventures (208/209)
Noon to 1:30 p.m. Will the Democratic Party Reform? A Conversation About the Unity Reform Commission (210)
Noon to 1:30 p.m. Run for Something & Crowdpac on Winning 2019 and Beyond (207), RSVP required for lunch
2 to 3:15 p.m. Session 9 breakouts
3:30 to 4:45 p.m. Session 10 breakouts
5 to 6:30 p.m. Closing keynote with Julián Castro, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Kevin de Leon and more
9 p.m. to midnight Boogie Down in the Bayou with Daily Kos (Offsite: The Howlin’ Wolf)

 

Sunday, August 5, 2018

9 to 10 a.m. Interfaith service (211)