The Communitarian Party's first Convention shall take place in Philadelphia, PA from Wednesday, February 1 to Tuesday, February 7 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The Schedule is as follows:Wednesday, February 1
12pm-6pm: Early registration
7pm: Cocktail reception at Philadelphia MarriottThursday, February 2
2pm: Visit and speeches at University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering
6pm: Opening Address
8-10pm: Plenary sessionFriday, February 3
3pm-6pm: Plenary session
8pm: Dinner reception at at the Franklin InstituteSaturday, February 4
10am-2pm: Plenary session
4pm-6pm: Plenary session
8pm: Philadelphia Symphony performance of Rimsky-Korsakov's Sheherazade Sunday, February 5
10am: Brunch at National Constitution Center. Monday, February 6
10-1pm: Plenary session
2pm: Luncheon at Philadelphia Museum of Art
5pm-7pm: Plenary sessionTuesday, February 7
12-4pm: Plenary session
6pm: Closing banquet
In terms of actual voting, the schedule shall be this:
Thursday, February 2: Members will be presented with a ballot on the party symbols (name, color, etc) Voting will last for four days
Saturday, February 4: Midnight is deadline for endorsement nominations. Endorsement voting will begin and will last until end of convention
Sunday, February 4: Midnight is deadline for leadership nominations. Leadership voting will begin and will last until end of convention
Monday, February 6: All other issues will be voted upon, which will last until the end of convention.
Tuesday, February 7: End of convention, formally at midnight.
Seeing how some of you have "traveled long distances" to come here, I'm allowing even earlier registration.