Agenda: 2018 Single-Payer Strategy Conference

Agenda: 2018 Single-Payer Strategy Conference

Friday, June 22 – Sunday, June 24
Minneapolis, MN

The agenda below is still in-formation and subject to change! Check back at this page for agenda updates.

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Agenda for Friday, June 22

Registration Opens at 2:00PM

March for Guaranteed Healthcare, 4:00PM – 6:00PM

Reception, 7:00PM – 8:00PM
Location: foyer of the 3rd floor at the Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown

Opening Plenary, 8:00PM – 9:00PM
Location: Scandinavian Ballroom, 3rd floor, Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown


Agenda for Saturday, June 23

Continental Breakfast, Registration, Sharice McCain sings, 8:00AM – 9:00AM
Location: foyer of the 3rd floor at the Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown

Opening Remarks, Roundtable Discussions, 9:00AM – 10:30AM
Location: Scandinavian Ballroom, 3rd floor, Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown

Workshop Block A, 10:30AM – 11:45AM
Location: Breakout room listed in parentheses for each workshop! “Norway” breakouts are on the 3rd floor, “Fjords” breakouts on the 2nd floor.

Lunch and Caucusing, 11:45AM – 1:00PM
Location: foyer of the 3rd floor at the Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown

Messaging and the Medicare-for-All Mid-Terms, 1:00PM – 2:20PM
Location: Scandinavian Ballroom, 3rd floor, Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown

  • Crafting Our Message – Matt MacWilliams, founder of MacWilliams Sanders
  • Panel: Medicare for All as a Political Campaign Theme – Facilitator: Donna Dewitt, former President South Carolina AFL-CIO; Amy Vilela, candidate for Nevada’s 4th Congressional District; Randy Bryce, candidate for Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District. Respondent: MN State Senator John Marty

Workshop Block B, 2:20PM – 3:35PM
Location: Breakout room listed in parentheses for each workshop! “Norway” breakouts are on the 3rd floor, “Fjords” breakouts on the 2nd floor.

Organizing for Medicare for All and the Rise of Incremental Alternatives, 3:35PM – 5:20PM
Location: Scandinavian Ballroom, 3rd floor, Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown

Off-the-Agenda Saturday Evening Events!


Agenda for Sunday, June 24

Continental breakfast, 8:00AM – 9:00AM
Location: foyer of the 3rd floor at the Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown

A New Campaign for Medicare for All & Strategy Roundtables, 9:00AM-11:30AM
Location: Scandinavian Ballroom, 3rd floor, Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown