Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus Announces Winter Conference

Sun, Feb 10, 2019

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JUST ANNOUNCED
 
ANDREW GILLUM,
NATIONAL KEYNOTE SPEAKER 
AT THE LEADERSHIP DINNER OF 
MOVING FORWARD TOGETHER: 
THE WINTER CONFERENCE
 
AG COMMISSIONER NIKKI FRIED, 
FLORIDA KEYNOTE SPEAKER
REP. CARLOS GUILLERMO SMITH, 
LEGISLATIVE KEYNOTE SPEAKER
 
REPS. JENNIFER WEBB & ANNA ESKAMANI
FEATURED SPEAKERS
FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS CONFERENCE IS FEBRUARY 22-24 IN JACKSONVILLE
 
**Updated Schedule**
Moving Forward Together: The Winter Conferenceof the Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, has added National Keynote Speaker Andrew Gillum at the Leadership Dinner on Saturday, February 23. He joins Florida Keynote Speaker Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, Legislative Keynote Speaker State Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith and freshman class stars State Reps. Jennifer Webb and Anna Eskamani.
 
Moving Forward Together is scheduled for February 22 through 24 in Jacksonville and features informative panels, provocative speakers, state and local elected officials, campaign training sessions, and terrific social events. We'll also host a business meeting to conduct elections for Caucus leadership for the next two years. 

Our latest schedule follows, and it will be updated as new speakers and sessions are added. Check our website and our Facebook page for updates, in addition to your inbox for emails. Click this link for conference registration, dinner tickets, and hotel reservations. Here's what you need to know:
  • Conference registration is just $35 through February 14, and increases to $45 on February 15. Conference registration includes the Welcome Reception on Friday night; and Continental Breakfast, Lunch and Snacks throughout the conference day Saturday.
  • Tickets for our Leadership Dinner are $60 through February 14, and increase to $75 on February 15.
  • We have a block of rooms available at our host hotel, the Lexington Hotel and Conference Center, located on the Jacksonville Riverwalk at 1515 Prudential Drive, Jacksonville 32207. Our room rate is just $119 per night, and includes parking.

UPDATED SCHEDULE
MOVING FORWARD TOGETHER: THE WINTER CONFERENCE
FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS
FEBRUARY 22-24, 2019
LEXINGTON HOTEL AND CONFERENCE CENTER
JACKSONVILLE

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22

Welcome Reception
Lobby Bar
Lexington Hotel and Conference Center
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Jacksonville

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23

Winter Conference
Lexington Hotel and Conference Center

8am to 9am
Continental Breakfast

Morning Session 9am to Noon

Welcome and Call to Order
  • Terry Fleming, President, Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus
  • Avery Blake Garner, President, Stonewall Democrats of Duval County
  • Daniel Henry, Chair, Duval County Democratic Executive Committee
  • Local officials
Panels/Speakers
  • Training Session: Volunteer Recruitment and Mobilization, Lisa Peth, Florida Democratic Party
  • State Rep. Shevrin Jones
  • Curbing Violence for the Transgender Community: Opportunities and Challenges
 
12:15pm to 1:15pm
Lunch
Juan Penalosa, Executive Director, Florida Democratic Party

Afternoon Session 1:30pm to 5pm
1:30pm to 3pm
  • Intergenerational Panel Discussion on LGBTA Issues, From Youth to Seniors. Panelists include representatives from Jacksonville Coalition for Equality, ElderSource, and Riverside UCC
  • Legislative Update
3:15pm to 5pm
Caucus Membership Meeting
  • Presentations
  • Elections
5pm
Adjourn
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Cocktail Reception
Ballroom
Lexington Hotel and Conference Center
7:30pm to 9pm
Leadership Dinner
Ballroom
Lexington Hotel and Conference Center

Speakers:

Andrew Gillum, National Keynote Speaker
Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, Florida Keynote Speaker
Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith, Legislative Keynote Speaker
Rep. Jennifer Webb
Rep. Anna Eskamani

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24

10am to Noon
Farewell Brunch
Southern Grounds
Jacksonville


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Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, P.O. Box 6246, Gainesville, FL 32627

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