New York State Democratic Rural Conference 2018 Convention

DRC 2018 Convention – Mid-Terms Matter!!

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The Desmond Hotel and Conference Center
660 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, NY 12211
April 13 -14, 2018

 

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Summary

Please join us for the 2018 annual spring conference of the Democratic Rural Conference of New York State as we highlight resistance efforts and examine why Mid-Terms Matter!

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Agenda

FRIDAY, APRIL 13TH

2:00 – 6:00 p.m. CONVENTION REGISTRATION AND CREDENTIALING

3:00 – 5:30 p.m. FRIDAY AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS

  • Using VAN Data: Rich Horner, New York State Democratic Committee
  • Labor in 2018: Mario Cilento, President, NYS AFL-CIO
  • New York State Senate Democrats Update:State Senator Michael Gianaris, Democratic Senate Campaign Committee head

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. OPENING RECEPTION: Governor Andrew Cuomo

7:00 – 9:00 p.m. DINNER with New York Democrats

9:00 – 10:00 p.m DESSERT with Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

10:00 – midnight YOUNG DEMOCRATS Nightcap and Music

SATURDAY, APRIL 14th

7:30 a.m. CONVENTION REGISTRATION AND CREDENTIALING

8:00 a.m. BREAKFAST WITH COMPTROLLER THOMAS DINAPOLI

9:00 a.m. DRC BUSINESS MEETING AND DRC BOARD ELECTIONS

  • REPORT FROM THE HOUSE ~ Remarks by CONGRESSMAN PAUL TONKO NY-20

10:00 a.m. NETWORKING BY CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT: Meet the Candidates

  • NY 19th ~ NY 20th ~ NY 21st ~ NY 22nd ~ NY23rd ~ NY24th ~ NY27th

11:00 a.m. REPORT FROM THE SENATE: NY Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

12:00 noon LUNCHEON

1:00 p.m. AFTERNOON PROGRAM (to be determined)

3:00 p.m. DRC BOARD WRAP-UP MEETING: New member, please plan to attend!


The Weather in Albany

Partly Cloudy
Thursday 08/16 20%
High 88° / Low 68°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 88F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Friday 08/17 50%
High 87° / Low 70°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Mostly cloudy early. Scattered thunderstorms developing later in the day. Gusty winds and small hail are possible. High 87F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Chance of Rain
Saturday 08/18 60%
High 77° / Low 63°
Chance of Rain
Cloudy with showers. Thunder possible. High 77F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.