Libertarian Party of California 2010 Convention


Start date: 
Friday, February 12, 2010 - 8:00am
End date: 
Sunday, February 14, 2010 - 8:59pm
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Marriott Courtyard Downtown Long Beach
Long Beach, CA 90802


Our order of business and exciting speakers are ready for your perusal.
In this issue
Friday Afternoon
Saturday Morning
Saturday Afternoon
Saturday Evening
Sunday Morning
Sunday Afternoon
Here's the schedule of business and presentations for this weekend's Libertarian Party of California convention in Long Beach. Please remember that scheduled items can be rescheduled by the body of delegates.
For now, mark the sessions that interest you most, so that you can plan to be there for them.

At-the-door prices are as follows:


$308 Business Sessions, Saturday and Sunday breakfast and lunch, Saturday evening banquet

$229 Business Sessions, Saturday and Sunday breakfast and lunch

$129 Business Sessions, Saturday evening banquet


$165 Saturday and Sunday breakfast and lunch, Saturday evening banquet

$109 Saturday and Sunday breakfast and lunch

$79 Saturday evening banquet

Registration packages do not include hotel accommodations. Please call the Marriott Courtyard Long Beach Downtown for reservations at 866-440-3390.


Friday Afternoon, February 12

The Platform Committee and the Bylaws Committee each meet from Noon until 5 p.m.

Registration opens at 5:30 p.m.  Be sure to pick up your convention admission badge, delegate ribbon (if applicable) and program.

After that, please enjoy all the pleasures that Long Beach offers. We'll include the latest Long Beach Official Guide with your registration.

Exhibitors are welcome to set up their displays, but the exhibits don't open until Saturday morning.


Saturday Morning, February 13

Registration, exhibits, and breakfast begin at 7:00 a.m.

At 7:30, Lieutenant Governor candidate Pamela Brown presents Jobs, Growth, and Recovery - with Free Markets.

Our convention opens at 9 a.m. with an official welcome from Kevin Takenaga, Chair of the Libertarian Party of California.

Around 9:15 a.m., keynote speakers Christina Tobin, our candidate for Secretary of State, and Richard Winger, nationally-known producer of Ballot Access News, reveal The Dangers of "Top-two" Balloting.

After the keynote presentation and until Noon, we'll be in business session, where we'll nominate California delegates for upcoming LNC National Convention, hear our officers and committee reports, address our Consent Calendar and hear the Platform Committee report.

Before we break for lunch, Insurance Commissioner candidate Rick Bronstein will introduce himself and appeal for your support in the upcoming elections.


Saturday Afternoon, February 13

The Saturday afternoon segment begins with lunch at Noon, and our exhibitors will be available, too.

At 12:30 p.m., Jack Dean, who publishes PensionWatch.com and PensionTsunami.com, reveals The Impending Public Pension Crisis.

At 1:15 p.m., our business session resumes with the continuation of the Platform Committee report. We'll nominate our Executive Committee At-large Representatives and Alternates, Judicial Committee, and California's LNC Representatives and Alternates.

Around 2:00 p.m., our candidate for U.S. Congress Edward Gonzalez will introduce himself and briefly appeal for your support.

Around 3:00 p.m., activist and entrepreneur Flavio Fiumerodo will reveal How to Use Internet Services Effectively for Candidate Campaigns.

We'll end the days business around 5:00 p.m.


Saturday Evening, February 13

At 7:00 p.m., our annual banquet features a delicious two-entree buffet, plus the encouraging insights of activist and author L.K. Samuels, who will present his research for his upcoming book on chaos. In particular, Samuels will reveal how complexity theory favors the spread of libertarian principles.

We'll have a lively fund raising auction to round out the evening's festivities.


Sunday Morning, February 14

Convention registration, exhibits, and breakfast begin at 7:00 Sunday morning.

At 8:00 a.m., perennial favorite Judge James Gray will start our day with his rousing presentation, Libertarians to the Rescue in the 21st Century.

Business resumes at 9:00 a.m., when we'll hear the Bylaws Committee report, continue nominating national convention delegates, endorse candidates for public offices, and adopt resolutions.

Around 11:00 a.m., Greg Perry, of Perry Political Software will address the body about Using Voter Registration Data Effectively. He'll follow this presentation with a brief breakout session to work with campaign signature gatherers on how to improve our processes.


Sunday Afternoon, February 14

Lunch begins at Noon.

About 12:10, former Vice Presidential candidate Wayne Allyn Root will share his energizing explanation for being Relentless: How to Sell, Market, Brand, and Promote the LP to Success.

At 1:15, candidates for the Libertarian National Committee will answer audience questions.

At 2:30, we'll begin to wrap up this year's business with the Bylaws Committee report, national convention delegate selection, endorsement of candidates, and resolutions.

Around 3:00, our candidate for Governor, Dale Ogden will address the body, and appeal for our support.

Immediately after adjournment, our new Executive Committee will hold its initial meeting at 4:30 p.m.

Remember also that Monday, February 15th is a federal holiday, and Long Beach offers myriad pleasures for those among us who don't have to hurry back home.


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