Message From The Chair – 3-12-17 Speakers announced for LPC State Convention April 28-30 – You’re invited!

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The Libertarian Party of California’s 2017 State Convention is coming up fast — April 28 to April 30 at the Santa Clara Marriott Hotel, 2700 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95054 (near San Jose International Airport). This will be the gala event of the season, featuring exciting speakers, tasty meal events, party business, and camaraderie with fellow freedom-loving individuals from throughout California.

We have been signing up some great speakers, and I wanted to let you know who some of them are. More will be announced within the next few days. So far we have:

RICHARD FIELDS – Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF)
ERIC GARRIS – Founder of Antiwar.com
ARVIN VOHRA – Vice-chair, Libertarian National Committee
JEFF HEWITT – Mayor of Calimesa, CA – Libertarian officeholders panel
KENT FOWLER – Board Member, Feather River Recreation & Park District – Libertarian officeholders panel
DAVE SCHRADER – Marketing 101seminar
ZOLTAN ISTVAN – Transhumanist and announced candidate for Governor

Packages are available for meals, speakers, party business, or all of the above. You can go to our party web site and check out the packages at:

Convention 2017

and then “Click Here to Purchase Registration”, or go right to the Event Brite page to make your reservations:

Buy Tickets Here

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-libertarian-party-of-california-convention-tickets-32492481888?aff=CALPnewsletter

Book your hotel here

http://www.marriott.com/meeting-event-hotels/group-corporate-travel/groupCorp.mi?resLinkData=Libertarian%20Party%20of%20California%20Conference%5Esjcga%60LIBLIBA%60119.00%60USD%60false%604%604/28/17%604/30/17%604/7/17&app=resvlink&stop_mobi=yes

Don’t forget to reserve your room with the Santa Clara Marriott Hotel. There are discounts when you use the Libertarian Party code that is listed. Deadline to reserve rooms at the discounted rate is April 7, so please hurry. Convention package prices will go up on April 1, so now is the best time to make your plans.

Party business will be conducted as well, with election of officers and State Executive Committee members, and discussion of bylaws and platform. If you are a dues-paying party member for any 90 day period preceding the start of business, you are eligible to be a delegate and participate in party business. If your membership has expired, now is the time to renew, or you can do so at the convention. Some of the packages include membership renewal, so you can sign up there as well.

I look forward to seeing you at the convention.

Buy Tickets Here

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-libertarian-party-of-california-convention-tickets-32492481888?aff=CALPnewsletter

Book your hotel here

http://www.marriott.com/meeting-event-hotels/group-corporate-travel/groupCorp.mi?resLinkData=Libertarian%20Party%20of%20California%20Conference%5Esjcga%60LIBLIBA%60119.00%60USD%60false%604%604/28/17%604/30/17%604/7/17&app=resvlink&stop_mobi=yes

You may have noticed that Kent Fowler, an elected member of the Feather River Recreation and Park District Board, will be one of our speakers. Kent is an elected Libertarian, but I wasn’t aware of it until now. He will be added to our list of California Libertarians who are serving in office. A belated congratulations to Kent!

For liberty,
Ted Brown
Chair, Libertarian Party of California
tbrown@ca.lp.org