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
Saturday 10/20 20%
High 61° / Low 37°
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Cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. High 61F. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph.
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Sunday 10/21 0%
High 43° / Low 30°
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Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 43F. Winds NW at 15 to 25 mph.
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Monday 10/22 0%
High 50° / Low 40°
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Partly cloudy skies in the morning will give way to cloudy skies during the afternoon. High around 50F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.