Panels

Each year our agenda includes panels on almost every progressive issue, from current battles to long-term movement strategy. You can browse all panels here or get a peek at some of this year’s sessions below.

Big Picture

Many of our sessions look beyond the current news cycle and challenge attendees to think big picture and long-term.

Big-picture panels include:

  • Driving Digital Division: Race and Gender in the Fight Against Disinformation
  • Winning is Easy, Governing is Harder: Moving from Electoral Victory to Policy Change
  • Disaster Strategy So White: How a Lack of Inclusivity Harms Recovery Efforts
Issue Based

These panels focus on issues ranging from climate change to economic justice and how progressives are moving that issue forward.

Issue-focused panels include:

  • Why Now? The Case for Climate Reparations
  • Guarantees for a Good Life: Income, Housing, Jobs and Family Care
  • #TakeBackTech: Ending Mass Criminalization in the Digital Age
Campaign Focused

Some panels break down valuable lessons learned from past campaigns or discuss strategy for upcoming election cycles.

Campaign-focused panels include:

  • Maximizing Mail-In Ballot Systems for Increased Turnout and Equity
  • The DA Pipeline: Investing in District Attorney Races Across the Country
  • Protecting the Vote: Cybersecurity, Misinformation, and the Aftermath of Iowa
Tactical

These panels focus on cutting-edge tools, tactics and best practices that can be applied to any issue or campaign.

Tactical panels include:

  • Ethical Email: How to Avoid the Tragedy of the Commons
  • Deep Canvassing and the Race-Class Narrative: Proven Strategies to Mobilize
  • Racist Data: Is Your Work Inclusive, POC-centered, or Truly Anti-racist?