Schedule

10:00 AM – Registration opens

OPENING SESSION

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM – Global Austerity, Global Resistance (Joel Geier)

TRACK I    Revolutionary History

12:30 PM to 2:00 PM – Anarchism & Horizontalism: Can we Change the World without Taking Power? (Eric Kerl)

LUNCH BREAK (30 min)

2:30 PM to 4:00 PM – How the Russian Revolution Was Won (Jason Yanowitz)

4:30 PM to 6:00 PM – How the Russian Revolution Was Lost (Phil Gasper)

TRACK II Social Movements Today

12:30 PM to 2:00 PM – Education and Capitalism: The Fight for Education Justice (Jeff Bale)

LUNCH BREAK (30 min)

2:30 PM to 4:00 PM – Class Struggle Unionism: Rebuilding the Labor Movement (Kirsten Roberts)

4:30 PM to 6:00 PM – From the Scottsboro Boys to the Civil Rights Movement: Socialists in the Fight Against Racism (Dan Suarez)

CLOSING SESSION

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM – The Case for Socialist Organization (Sam Jordan and Ali Travino-Murphy)

After the closing session, we will all go out to dinner together and then to a house party to continue the political discussion in an informal environment.

SUNDAY @ 12:00 noon – Building Strong Branches (Shaun Harkin)