New York State Democratic Rural Conference 2016 Convention

April 15-16, 2016
The Desmond, Albany, NY

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The Weather in Albany

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Monday 10/24 0%
High 52° / Low 35°
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Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 30s.
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Tuesday 10/25 0%
High 47° / Low 32°
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Partly cloudy skies in the morning will give way to cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 47F. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph.
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Wednesday 10/26 10%
High 47° / Low 26°
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Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 47F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.


APRIL 15-16, The Desmond, Albany NY

Please note that room assignments may change.

Friday Afternoon, April 15, 2016

2:00 – 6:00 PM Convention Registration and Credentialing King Street Walkway A
3:00 – 3:30 PM Networking with County Chairs 2, 4 King Street
3:30 US Senator Kirsten GillibrandSenator Kirsten Gillibrand 2, 4 King Street
5:00 – 6:00 PM NY STATE SENATE Senator Andrea Stewart CousinsNY State Senate: Senator Andrea Stewart Cousins

Networking by Senate District: 40,41,43,46,49,55,57,58

2, 4 King Street
6:00 – 7:00 PM Governor’s Opening Reception Fort Orange Ballroom
7:00 – 9:00 PM Dinner with New York’s Democratic Speakers King Street Ballroom
9:00 – 10:00 PM NY State Attorney General Eric T SchneidermanDessert Reception with Attorney General Eric Schneiderman King Courtyard Fountain
10:00 PM Young Democrats Nightcap with Karaoke and DJ Fort Orange Ballroom

Saturday Morning, April 16, 2016

7:30 – 9:00 AM Convention Registration and Credentials Fort Orange Walkway
8:00 – 9:00 AM NY State Comptroller Tom DiNapoliBreakfast with Comptroller Tom DiNapoli Fort Orange Ballroom
9:00 – 9:30 AM DRC Business Meeting and DRC Board Elections Fort Orange Ballroom
10:00 AM President Bill ClintonPresident Bill Clinton King Street Ballroom
Followed by Paul TonkoDemocrats are in the House
Congressman Paul Tonko, NY 20thPanel Discussion: Issues and Candidates
Fort Orange Ballroom
Networking by Congressional Districts
CD 19 Candidates Zephyr Teachout & Will Yandick Scrimshaw Room
CD 20 Paul Tonko Suite 156
CD 21 Candidate Mike Derrick The Lodge
CD 22 Candidates David Gordon & Kim Myers Shaker Room
CD 23 Candidate John Plumb 30 High Street
CD 24 Candidates Colleen Deacon, Eric Kingson, Steve Williams Suite 120
CD 27 Candidate Diana Kastenbaum 20 High Street
1:30 PM Luncheon: Remarks by Sanders Campaign representative Rania Batrice Fort Orange Ballroom
2:30 PM PM Board Wrap-up meeting, new Board Members please plan to attend!

Conference Materials

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