Each year our agenda includes panels on almost every progressive issue, from current battles to long-term movement strategy. Read below for a peek at our panels for 2023. To view all of our panels via our searchable agenda, click here.

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:

  • How Labor Can Help Build a Progressive Media for the 21st Century
  • Democracy in Jeopardy: Reining in Big Tech to Protect Election Integrity
  • Building a Feminist, Anti-Racist Peace Movement
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:

  • Our Rights, Our Court? A Review of the Supreme Court’s 2022 Term
  • Passing the Assault Weapons Ban in America
  • The Parallels of Anti-Abortion and Anti-Trans Laws and What We Can Learn
Campaign Focused

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

Campaign-focused panels include:

  • Mobilizing the Midwest Ahead of 2024
  • Winning on Public Safety: How Progressives Can Combat GOP Narratives on Crime
  • How Minnesota Prepared for a Democratic Trifecta and Won Our Progressive Agenda

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

Tactical panels include:

  • Artificial Intelligence and the Future Of Digital Organizing
  • Creating Joy and Setting Boundaries in Times of Resistance
  • Revealing the Digitally Invisibilized: Discussing Bias and Offering Solutions