Party Conference Saturday

Our annual party conference is this Saturday, September 21st at Encuentro 5 in Boston.  The conference will focus on planning, expanding our platform and organizing how-tos. Formal sessions will start at 10am and end around 5:30pm. We plan to video stream the conference. The schedule is:

TimeSession
9:00am-10:00amBreakfast, Meet & Greet
10:00am-10:30amYear in Review / Where We Stand as a Party?
10:30am-11:15amMassMesh: Building a People’s Internet
11:15am-noonBuilding a Just Economy: Universal Basic iIncome, Job Guarantee and Other Alternatives
noon-1:00pmLunch & Crypto How-To
1:00pm-1:45pmSurveillance in Our Neighborhoods: RING DOORBELLS – What Can We Do?
1:45pm-3:00pmPlatform Development, Part 1
3:00pm-3:30pmLightning Talks
3:30pm-4:45pmPlatform Development, Part 2
4:45pm-5:30pmWhat Should be Our Plan for 2020?
5:30pm-6:00pmCleanup

Registration is $10. You can pay in advance or just tell us you will attend if you prefer to pay at the door. Youth under 18 and anyone who is not a citizen or permanent resident are free due to campaign finance rules.

Encuentro 5 is at 9A Hamilton Place, Boston, MA 02108-4701. It is in downtown Boston near the State House and easily accessible by public transit. Only a minute walk away from the Park Street MBTA station, it is at the intersection of the Red and Green lines. It is a few stops away from the commuter rail and Amtrak stations and the South Station Bus Terminal. Unfortunately, it is not wheelchair accessible.

Conference/talk details and updates are up at the Party Conference page. If you can help run the conference, email us at info@masspirates.org.

Also, please share the Facebook event to anyone you think would be interested in it.

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