DNC 2012 Events

Start Date: September 1, 2012
End Date: September 8, 2012
Time:

Location: Various Locations: Charlotte, NC

Description

2012 Democratic National Convention events taking place in & around Charlotte, NC.

A variety of events leading up to and during the convention are listed below, including official Charlotte in 2012 and Democratic National Convention Committee events listed as “Featured Events” and an exciting array of Convention-related events submitted from the community!

List is still being updated

FRIDAY August 31

American Presidential Experience 8/31
The American Presidential Experience is a nonpartisan educational exhibit celebrating American history, democracy and the US Presidency featuring more than 35 exhibits, historic memorabilia and artifacts along with a vendor marketplace.
08/31/2012: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Jumah at the 2012 DNC
BIMA is hosting an open air Jumah Congregational Prayer at the Democratic National Convention Friday, August 31st at Marshall Park, Charlotte, North Carolina. The Jumah Prayer will be followed by a number of other programs and events.
08/31/2012: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Islamic Regal Banquet
Islamic Leaders and Distinguished Guests will be hosted Friday Night at the BIMA Islamic Banquet. These leaders and special guests will be addressing the State of Islam in America and issues relative to the American Muslim plight.
08/31/2012: 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Matthews Alive!
Welcome to Matthews where the largest Labor Day Festival in the South celebrates its 20th Birthday and the DNC. Entertainment includes all genres: Shenandoah, Tim Clark Band, Band of Oz, Odyssey Road (Journey Tribute), The Alter Eagles.
08/31/2012: 6:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Second City for President
The world’s premier improv group, Second City, returns to the Community Performance Center in Rock Hill to kick off the 2012-2013 Main Stage Series on August 31 & September 1, 2012.
08/31/2012: 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM

SATURDAY Sep. 1

College Game Day Tailgate Party
Da da dunt…da da dunt! Are you ready for some football? Come celebrate with the home of the National Champions where college football reigns supreme. Enjoy beer, bar-b-q and watch multi-conference games throughout the day on multi-screens.
09/01/2012: 9:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Islamic Cultural & Fun Fest
Bazaar Kids Carnival Color Me Muslim Seminar & Concert TownHall Issues Conference addressing issues such as Islamaphobia, Anti-Shariah, Middle Eastern Crisis, Patriot Act, National Defense Authorization Act and more.
09/01/2012: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM

American Presidential Experience 9/1
The American Presidential Experience is a nonpartisan educational exhibit celebrating American history, democracy and the US Presidency featuring more than 35 exhibits, historic memorabilia and artifacts along with a vendor marketplace.
09/01/2012: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Windows and Mirrors, Reflectons on the War in Afghanistan
Windows and Mirrors, Reflections on the War in Afghanistan is an exhibit of 25 works from larger original murals. It also presents works from school children in Kabul, Afghanistan asked to drew images from their daily reality of life in a war zone.
09/01/2012: 10:00 AM

Experience SC Fest!
Festival includes live Beach Music, R&B and performances by the Catawba Indian Nation. Fresh produce & crafts at Old Town Market. Literary Corner features SC authors. Enjoy large kids amusement area, regional foods,SC craft beers & more.
09/01/2012: 4:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Welcome Reception for the ASDC
Winning Connections & NGP VAN invite the Democratic State Party Chairs, Vice Chairs, Executive Directors, and friends to a cocktail reception to welcome everyone to the Queen City and to share a toast to Democratic victory in November!
09/01/2012: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Second City for President
The world’s premiere improv group, Second City, returns to the Community Performance Center in Rock Hill to kick off the 2012-2013 Main Stage Series on August 31 & September 1, 2012. Doors open at 7 pm.
09/01/2012: 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM

SUNDAY September 2

American Presidential Experience 9/2
The American Presidential Experience is a nonpartisan educational exhibit celebrating American history, democracy and the US Presidency featuring more than 35 exhibits, historic memorabilia and artifacts along with a vendor marketplace.
09/02/2012: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Alabama Gospel Brunch
Experience a joyful noise from the Deep South. Performance by NBC’s ‘Sing-Off’ Winners & Huntsville natives “Committed” and Menu by Chef Daniel Young: shortlisted to be President Obama’s White House Executive Chef. LIMITED SEATING.
09/02/2012: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

NWPC Welcome Reception for Women
The National Women’s Political Caucus will host a reception to welcome Caucus supporters, attendees, elected women and women candidates immediately preceding the Democratic National Convention.
09/02/2012: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Delegate Welcome Event – NASCAR Hall of Fame
Delegate welcome event honoring North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia and Tennessee.
09/02/2012: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Delegate Welcome Event – U.S. National Whitewater Center
Delegate welcome event honoring California, Alaska, Idaho, and Montana.
09/02/2012: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Delegate Welcome Event – Wadsworth Estate
Delegate welcome event honoring New Jersey and Maryland.
09/02/2012: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Delegate Welcome Event – Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
Delegate Welcome event honoring Kentucky, U.S. Virgin Islands, Democrats Abroad, Oklahoma and Indiana
09/02/2012: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Delegate Welcome Event – Carolina Raptor Center
Delegate Welcome Event honoring Wisconsin, Nebraska, and Iowa.
09/02/2012: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Delegate Welcome Event – Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
Delegate Welcome Event honoring Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, and West Virginia
09/02/2012: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Delegate Welcome Event – Discovery Place
Delegate Welcome Event honoring Texas, New York, Michigan, Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, Louisiana, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
09/02/2012: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Delegate Welcome Event – Duke Mansion
Delegate Welcome Event honoring Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, Guam, American Samoa, and Wyoming
09/02/2012: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Delegate Welcome Event – Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture
Delegate Welcome Event honoring New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut
09/02/2012: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Delegate Welcome Event – Historic Rosedale Plantation
Delegate Welcome Event honoring Florida, Mississippi and Alabama
09/02/2012: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Delegate Welcome Event – Levine Museum of the New South
Delegate Welcome Event honoring Colorado, Arizona, Washington and Oregon
09/02/2012: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Delegate Welcome Event – Mint Museum Uptown
Delegate Welcome Event honoring Illinois, Delaware, Hawaii, Pennsylvania and Ohio
09/02/2012: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Unity through Community: LGBT Welcome Event
This event will be the premier LGBT event of the DNC. The Charlotte LGBT community is proud to welcome all LGBT and straight allied guests to Charlotte with this catered cocktail party.
09/02/2012: 7:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Convention Kick-Off: Party at the Pavilion
TBD
09/02/2012: 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM

MONDAY September 3

CarolinaFest 2012: An American Celebration
Family friendly festival celebrating the Carolinas, the South and Labor Day.
09/03/2012: 10:00 AM – 6:15 PM

American Presidential Experience 9/3
The American Presidential Experience is a nonpartisan educational exhibit celebrating American history, democracy and the US Presidency featuring more than 35 exhibits, historic memorabilia and artifacts along with a vendor marketplace.
09/03/2012: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

JSA Presidential Election Symposium at the DNC
The Symposium brings together outstanding students & political leaders in a unique educational activities that challenge them to hone their leadership & speaking skills.
09/03/2012: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

AAJ (ATLA®) Hospitality Suite
AAJ members only hospitality suite
09/03/2012: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Center Stage Convention Kick Off
We will have a fun and informal Center Stage group gather as we arrive in downtown Charlotte and kick off the week with food and drinks. This event will be held at the Blackfinn Saloon in the Charlotte EpiCentre.
09/03/2012: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Center Stage Convention Kick Off
We will have a fun and informal Center Stage group gather as we arrive in downtown Charlotte and kick off the week with food and drinks. This event will be held at the Blackfinn Saloon in the Charlotte EpiCentre.
09/03/2012: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

LGBT Welcome Reception
This is a welcome reception for LGBT elected officials, candidates, delegates, supporters and friends.
09/03/2012: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Echo Foundation 15th Annual Award Gala
Join The Echo Foundation 15th Annual Award Gala: Keynote address by General Wesley Clark. Special Reception and Gala Opening of Robert F. Kennedy Photojournalism Exhibit to follow at The Charlotte Observer.
09/03/2012: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

HMC Annual Party
Join Colorado Congressman Jared Polis and the top rising politicos from across the country for a private party hosted by the HMC Council on the evening of Monday September 3, beginning at 9pm, on the eve of the Democratic National Convention
09/03/2012: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM

TUESDAY September 4

One America, One American: Robert F. Kennedy Through the Lens of Bill Eppridge
One America, One American is a photographic exhibition depicting the leadership and legacy of Robert F. Kennedy. The exhibit includes photographs from students worldwide participating in the 2012 Echo International Photojournalism Student Competition.
09/04/2012: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Unconventional Women: Presented by Political Parity
A high-level, three-part event hosted by Political Parity. A conversation around compelling new research, Parity’s groundbreaking outreach efforts, as well as how to amplify funding support with key networks.
09/04/2012: 10:00 AM – 5:15 PM

American Presidential Experience 9/4
The American Presidential Experience is a nonpartisan educational exhibit celebrating American history, democracy and the US Presidency featuring more than 35 exhibits, historic memorabilia and artifacts along with a vendor marketplace.
09/04/2012: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

JSA Presidential Election Symposium at the DNC
The Symposium brings together outstanding students & political leaders in a unique educational activities that challenge them to hone their leadership & speaking skills.
09/04/2012: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Latinos and Jews in the Fabric of our Nation
AJC believes the well-being of the Jewish community is linked to that of other faith and ethnic groups in America and abroad. This program will build upon Latino-Jewish conversations to advance our shared interests and address issues of mutual concern.
09/04/2012: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

AAJ (ATLA®) Hospitality Suite
AAJ members only hospitality suite
09/04/2012: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Can You Be Pro-Life in a Pro-Choice Party?
Discussion with Former Congressman Bart Stupak (D-MI), Former Congresswoman Kathy Dahlkemper (D-PA) and others about being pro-life in a pro-choice party. A light lunch will be served.
09/04/2012: 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Myths and Realities-The Jewish Vote in American Elections
Join Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky as she moderates a multidimensional panel discussion on the voting patterns and political leanings of the American Jewish community.
09/04/2012: 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

National Hispanic Leadership Agenda’s 2012 Public Policy Agenda
The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda issues its 2012 Hispanic Public Policy Agenda with policy recommendations on economic security and empowerment, education, immigration, government accountability, civil rights, and health.
09/04/2012: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Latino Leaders Network Luncheon
A reception and luncheon program honoring Mayor Antonio Villiaraigosa, Chair of the National Democratic Convention, for Latino delagates and other leaders hosted by the Latino Leaders Network and Mickey Ibarra, founder and chairman.
09/04/2012: 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM

A Day on the Water
NMMA hosts a reception honoring the Congressional Boating Caucus and educating attendees about the impact that the recreational boating industry has on the US economy.
09/04/2012: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

The Millennial Impact on the 2012 Election
Moderated by: Trey Grayson, Director, Institute of Politics Panelists: John Della Volpe, Director of Polling, Institute of Politics Andrew Jencks, Correspondent, MTV’s Power of 12 Heather Smith, President, Rock the Vote
09/04/2012: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

NJDC Honors DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz
NJDC will be honoring DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
09/04/2012: 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

2012 Education Town Hall
A discussion of President Obama’s call for unity and pragmatic change for public education.
09/04/2012: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Center Stage Roundtable Forum on Competitiveness & Innovation
We will host an issues forum focused on competitiveness and innovation at Discovery Place. With Members of Congress and CEOs of major companies confirmed to participate, the forum will be a high level policy program geared towards discussion and exchange.
09/04/2012: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Truman Values & Communications Training
Truman trainers will give our signature Progressive National Security Values and Communications Presentation(s). Free and open to the public.
09/04/2012: 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Eyes on Black/Jewish Relations
AJC believes the well-being of the Jewish community is linked to that of other faith and ethnic groups in America and abroad. This program will build upon Black/Jewish conversations to advance our shared interests and address issues of mutual concern.
09/04/2012: 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM

GW at the Democratic National Convention 2012
Join fellow GW alumni, students, faculty and friends for happy hour during the Convention! Mingle with old friends, reconnect with GW and have the opportunity to network with fellow alumni.
09/04/2012: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Bipartisan Policy Center Private Reception and Dinner
Private reception and dinner. Not open to press.
09/04/2012: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Advancing the Indian-Jewish Relationship
AJC believes the well-being of the Jewish community is linked to that of other faith and ethnic groups in America and abroad. This program will build upon Indian-Jewish conversations to advance our shared interests and address issues of mutual concern.
09/04/2012: 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Politics & Pints
Politics & Pints is a pub trivia event focused on political, news and pop culture trivia. Politics & Pints is hosted by Chris Cillizza, founder of the Fix political blog and managing editor of digital politics coverage for The Washington Post.
09/04/2012: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

The Hill’s “In the Know” VIP Reception
Join THE HILL for a high-profile evening event, taking leading political gossip columnist Judy Kurtz and her column, “In The Know,” on the road to Charlotte for a VIP reception.
09/04/2012: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

VIP Viewing Reception
Join RealClearPolitics for an exclusive, invite only cocktail reception to view and discuss the night’s speeches.
09/04/2012: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Center Stage Celebration: Honoring the New Democrat Coalition
This event will be at the Pavilion at the EpiCentre, just outside the doors of the Time Warner Cable Arena. This is sure to be one of the best parties of the week, and will bring together supporters, leaders and friends for a wonderful evening.
09/04/2012: 8:00 PM – 1:00 AM

DNC One World Comedy Jam
Join us for the One World Comedy Jam, an exclusive All-Headliner show featuring D.L. Hughley, Tommy Davidson and Aries Spears, with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the DNC and Obama 2012.
09/04/2012: 9:00 PM

Planned Parenthood Action Fund
Sex, Politics, and Cocktails is Planned Parenthood Action Fund’s signature party.
09/04/2012: 9:30 PM – 2:00 AM

LATE Night Charlotte
A late night reception on Tuesday with live music, a themed night, an outdoor patio and invited celebrity and political guests.
09/04/2012: 11:00 PM – 3:00 AM

WEDNESDAY September 5

Summit For A Sustainable Economy
The Convention’s key Policy Forum and Media event, will bring together national experts, policy makers, business leaders, the media and the public in a forum to address major policies and solutions essential to a more sustainable economy.
09/05/2012: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

One America, One American: Robert F. Kennedy Through the Lens of Bill Eppridge
One America, One American is a photographic exhibition depicting the leadership and legacy of Robert F. Kennedy. The exhibit includes photographs from students worldwide participating in the 2012 Echo International Photojournalism Student Competition.
09/05/2012: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Salute to Service Breakfast
Event celebrating the service of former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. Other speakers TBD. Tickets $100 for Truman members and $250 for non-members
09/05/2012: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

PBS NewsHour NewsMaker Breakfast
A dynamic discussion of national politics, the economy’s influence on the presidential race and the future of the party with 3-4 outstanding up-and-coming elected officials.
09/05/2012: 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Planned Parenthood Action Fund Celebrity Panel Discussion
Planned Parenthood Action Fund’s Celebrity Panel Discussion
09/05/2012: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Moving America Forward: Health Care Visionaries and Voices from the Front Lines of Care
Join the nation’s leading healthcare visionaries at a forum to celebrate the historic victory of the Affordable Care Act and discuss what’s at stake for Americans and their health care in this election.
09/05/2012: 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM

American Presidential Experience 9/5
The American Presidential Experience is a nonpartisan educational exhibit celebrating American history, democracy and the US Presidency featuring more than 35 exhibits, historic memorabilia and artifacts along with a vendor marketplace.
09/05/2012: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

“Obstruction 2012: Partisan Politics and Beyond”
This seminar will address the urgency in filling vacancies on the federal bench.
09/05/2012: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

JSA Presidential Election Symposium at the DNC
The Symposium brings together outstanding students & political leaders in a unique educational activities that challenge them to hone their leadership & speaking skills.
09/05/2012: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

JSA Presidential Election Symposium at the DNC
The Symposium brings together outstanding students & political leaders in a unique educational activities that challenge them to hone their leadership & speaking skills.
09/05/2012: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

AAJ (ATLA®) Hospitality Suite
AAJ members only hospitality suite
09/05/2012: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Animal Rights Caucus
This caucus is being formed to establish a national network of Democrats who advocate for animal welfare.
09/05/2012: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

LGBT Luncheon Honoring LGBT Elected Officials
This luncheon will honor LGBT elected officials on all levels of government. Attendees will include elected officials, candidates, delegates, supporters and friends.
09/05/2012: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

EMILY’s List Campaign & Champagne Town Hall and Reception
EMILY’s List will host the EMILY’s List Town Hall 2012 and Reception. EMILY’s List and our Town Hall 2012 partner, Marie Claire Magazine, hope you will join us to celebrate the incredible milestones that make 2012 a Women’s Historic Year.
09/05/2012: 12:30 PM – 5:00 PM

The Hill’s Healthcare Town Hall
THE HILL’s Healthcare Town Hall Meeting: Shifting the Paradigm – Innovative Ideas for a Healthy America Sponsored by AANA, AARP, APMA, Walgreens, Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc.
09/05/2012: 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

GlobalWIN Tea & Champagne Reception at the 2012 Democratic National Convention
In Charlotte, GlobalWIN will host an afternoon tea and champagne reception for our Board Members, supporters, and friends to celebrate women’s contributions to technology and innovation policy.
09/05/2012: 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Educational Equity and Inclusion
Representative Melvin Watt, other members of Congress and a panel of experts will discuss important educational imperatives for Black males.
09/05/2012: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Truman Military 101 & Veterans and Military Family Training
Truman trainers will give our signature Military 101 and Vets and Military Families Presentation(s). Free and open to the public.
09/05/2012: 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Credit Unions Celebrate a Carolina Convention!
Come join credit unions for a unique convention celebration at Aria Tuscan Grill. Credit Unions will kick-off Day Two of the Convention with a convention-inspired reception featuring the 270 To Win Sangria, to celebrate the DNC in Carolina!
09/05/2012: 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM

AAJ (ATLA®) Reception Honoring Pro-Civil Justice Democrats
AAJ, NCAJ and SCAJ reception honoring Pro-Civil Justice Democrats
09/05/2012: 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

LCV Action Fund Reception
Reception hosted by LCV Action Fund.
09/05/2012: 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

The NewDEAL Toast to the Future Reception
The NewDEAL will host our “Toast to the Future” champagne reception on Wednesday, September 5th from 3:30pm – 5:00pm. We will be joined by many NewDEAL Leaders and Honorary Chairs as well as other friends of the network.
09/05/2012: 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Two-State, Two-Olive Martini Bar
Join J Street for a reception celebrating its advocacy for a strong U.S. engagement towards a two-state solution in the Middle East.
09/05/2012: 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Diplomatic Reception
AJC has strong relationships with many diplomats and representatives of foreign governments. This reception is in honor of the members of the Diplomatic Corps, in celebration of our friendship and shared values.
09/05/2012: 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM

LEGACY RECEPTION at the “Summit for a Sustainable Economy”
The Wednesday reception will be held following ASBC’s morning “Summit for a Sustainable Economy” to thank our Sponsors, Summit Speakers, invited guests and celebrity advocates, and to promote Wednesday’s policy forum.
09/05/2012: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

A Catholic Conversation: Governing for the Common Good 2012 and Beyond
Catholics United will sponsor this exclusive, open-bar, catered steakhouse event for Catholic leaders in Charlotte. This private conversation will focus on the unique challenges and opportunities of being a Catholic in public life today.
09/05/2012: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Transportation Moving America Forward
Please join the Transportation and Infrastructure Industry for a reception honoring leaders in transportation policy.
09/05/2012: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

An Intimate Evening with KEM
Join us for an intimate evening with the R&B superstar KEM. During the Democratic National Convention. Wednesday, September 5 at 9:00 PM in the Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte, NC.
09/05/2012: 9:00 PM

DFER’s 5th Birthday Party
Private cocktail reception
09/05/2012: 9:30 PM – 1:00 PM

Irish American Democrats Convention Party
Irish American Democrats Convention Party at RiRa Irish Pub! $75 per person. Buffet-Drinks-Irish Music RSVP irldems@erols.com or Linda Dyer Hart at 803-802-1678 dyerhart@hotmail.com Come join the Irish American Democrats at a great Party!
09/05/2012: 10:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Third Way Convention Celebration
Please join Third Way for our Convention Celebration! We expect hundreds of attendees, including elected officials, members of the Administration, senior legislative staff, industry leaders, and press.
09/05/2012: 10:00 PM – 2:00 AM

LATE Night Charlotte
A late night reception on Wednesday with live music, a themed night, an outdoor patio and invited celebrity and political guests.
09/05/2012: 11:00 PM – 3:00 AM

THURSDAY September 6

One America, One American: Robert F. Kennedy Through the Lens of Bill Eppridge
One America, One American is a photographic exhibition depicting the leadership and legacy of Robert F. Kennedy. The exhibit includes photographs from students worldwide participating in the 2012 Echo International Photojournalism Student Competition.
09/06/2012: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Bend the Arc Jewish Action Reception
A breakfast reception hosted by Bend the Arc Jewish Action, the nation’s premier progressive Jewish voice on domestic policy.
09/06/2012: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

American Presidential Experience 9/6
The American Presidential Experience is a nonpartisan educational exhibit celebrating American history, democracy and the US Presidency featuring more than 35 exhibits, historic memorabilia and artifacts along with a vendor marketplace.
09/06/2012: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

JSA Presidential Election Symposium at the DNC
The Symposium brings together outstanding students & political leaders in a unique educational activities that challenge them to hone their leadership & speaking skills.
09/06/2012: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Meeting Global Challenges to a Changing Middle East
This program will bring together diverse experts to discuss the challenges of a changing Middle East and prognosticate possible outcomes
09/06/2012: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Gala Reception/Luncheon for Muslim Delegates
3rd Quadrennial Gala Reception/Luncheon to fete Muslim delegates to the Democratic National Convention. The event has been held every 4 years since 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston.
09/06/2012: 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Politic365 Blueprint365 Policy Forum & Awards Ceremony
Politic365, will convene a policy forum and awards ceremony during the Democratic National Convention on September 6, 2012 at Bechtler Museum of Modern Art at 2:00-4:00 pm.
09/06/2012: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Gumbo Ya-Ya
Please join the Energy and Commerce Committees for Gumbo-Inspired hors d’oeuvres and beverages YA-YA Emeril’s Eatery style.
09/06/2012: 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM

LATE Night Charlotte
A late night reception on Thursday with live music, a themed night, an outdoor patio and invited celebrity and political guests.
09/06/2012: 11:00 PM – 3:00 AM

FRIDAY September 7

One America, One American: Robert F. Kennedy Through the Lens of Bill Eppridge
One America, One American is a photographic exhibition depicting the leadership and legacy of Robert F. Kennedy. The exhibit includes photographs from students worldwide participating in the 2012 Echo International Photojournalism Student Competition.
09/07/2012: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

American Presidential Experience 9/7
The American Presidential Experience is a nonpartisan educational exhibit celebrating American history, democracy and the US Presidency featuring more than 35 exhibits, historic memorabilia and artifacts along with a vendor marketplace.
09/07/2012: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

LATE Night Charlotte
A late night reception on Monday night with live music, a themed night, an outdoor patio and invited celebrity and political guests.
09/07/2012: 11:00 PM – 3:00 AM

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