2008 State Convention Schedule

Friday, June 13, 2008

7:30 p.m. – Steering Committee Meeting, Hampton Roads Convention [Center, Conference Rooms A & B]

Saturday, June 14, 2008

8:00 a.m. – Registration Opens at the Hampton Roads Convention [Center on the Concourse]

8:30 a.m. – VAYDs Breakfast Fundraiser – Hampton Roads Convention [Center, Conference Rooms A & B. Ticket Price: $50]

10:00 a.m. – State Convention Begins – Hampton Roads Convention [Center, Exhibit Hall B & C]

3:30 p.m. – Panel Discussion – Battleground Virginia, Hampton Roads [Convention Center – Exhibit Hall B & C] Moderator: Joel Rubin, “On the Record with Joel Rubin”; Panelists: Hon. Viola Baskerville, former Member of the Virginia House of Delegates; Waldo Jaquith, Blogger – waldojaquith.org and Founder, Richmond Sunlight; Dr. Quentin Kidd, Professor, Christopher Newport University

4:30 p.m. – VIP Reception Begins [Hampton Roads Convention Center, 2nd Floor Terrace]

5:00 p.m. – Unity Celebration Reception Begins [Hampton Roads Convention Center, Ballroom] Honored Guest: Governor Tim Kaine’ Ticket Price: $50

8:00 p.m. – Hospitality Events Open [Locations TBD]

Sunday, June 15, 2008

9:00 a.m. – Neighborhood Volunteer/Leader Program Workshop [Location TBD] Presented by Parag Mehta, Democratic National Committee Director of Training

NOTE: This is a tentative schedule. Updates to the 2008 State Convention Schedule can be found on the Democratic Party of Virginia’s website as they become available. Please check the State Party’s Website for the most up-to-date information.

The 2008 Convention Unity Pass can also be purchased from the Virginia Democratic Party for $250 (click here) to cover the following 2008 State Convention events:

  • VAYDs Breakfast
  • First Ballot Club Hospitality Suite
  • Battleground Virginia Panel discussion
  • Unity Celebration Event and special reception
  • Breakfast on Sunday
  • Lunch Ticket for Saturday
  • Two (2) Drink Tickets