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Schedule of Speakers Announced for Press Conferences at Green National Convention.

Monday, June 21, 2004

Nancy Allen, Media Coordinator, 207-326-4576,
Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-518-5624,

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- .The Green Party of the United States will feature Green candidates and officeholders and Green officials from other nations at several press conferences during Forward 2004!, the Green National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 23-28.  The schedule of press events and speakers, which remains subject to change, is printed below.

The Friday, June 25 press conference featuring Green guests from other nations is titled 'Greens in World Politics 2004.'  Party officials and officeholders from six continents will discuss the progress of Green politics in their respective countries and globally.

Reporters planning to attend the convention are encouraged to make arrangements and to visit the media credentialing web page <> as soon as possible, if they haven't done so already.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS for media at the Green National Convention

THURSDAY - JUNE 24 (Hyatt Regency, Room: Gilpatrick ABC)

Welcome to the convention and briefing on the convention's theme, schedule, and rules Speakers: Green Party officials

FRIDAY - JUNE 25 (Hyatt Regency, Room: Gilpatrick ABC)

with Green congressional candidates
Moderator: Masada Disenhouse, Coordinated Campaign Committee Terry Baum, House, 8th Congressional District, California Bob Kinsey, 4th Congressional District, Colorado Scott Summers, US Senate, Illinois Efia Nwangaza, US Senate, South Carolina

11 a.m.-12 noon - PRESS CONFERENCE
with state and local Green officeholders
Moderator: Annie Young, Parks & Recreation Board, Minneapolis, Minnesota JoAnne Bier-Beemon, Drain Commissioner, Charlevoix County, Michigan Brian Benford, Common Council, Madison, District 12, Wisconsin Kevin McKeown, Mayor Pro-Tempore, Santa Monica, California

featuring Green guests from other nations
Remarks will be English, except with translators as noted (*)
Moderators : Tony Affigne & Julia Willebrand, co-chairs of the International Commitee Lynette Tremblay, Deputy Leader, Green Party of Canada for Québec (*) Jorge González, Past President and Founder, Green Party of Mexico Alex Gonzáles, President of the Green Party of Peru (*) Miguel Angel Pimentel, President of Green Party of the Dominican Republic Per Gahrton, Member of European Parliament, Sweden Panu Laturi, Member of Parliament, Finland Dan Boyle, Member of Parliament, Ireland Ane Aadland, founding member and former co-spokesperson, Green Party of Norway Ram Ouedraogo, President of the Green Party of Burkina Faso (*) Boaz Wachtel, President of the Green Leaf Party of Israel Maitalal Gurung, International Secretary of the Nepal Green Party Nick McKim, Member House of Assembly of Tasmania, Australia Ian Ewen-Street, Member of Parliament, New Zealand Grazia Francescato, President of the European Green Party

with state and local Green candidates
Moderator: Juscha Robinson, co-chair of the Coordinated Campaign Committee
JoAnne Beemon, Drain Commissioner, Charlevoix, MI
Claudia Ellquist, County Attorney, Pima, AZ
Henry Lawrence, County Commissioner, Bay County, FL
Audrey Thayer, City Council, Bemidji, MN, cell 218-209-1617

SATURDAY - JUNE 26 (Hyatt Regency, Room: Gilpatrick ABC)

with Green presidential candidates

10:00 am - 11:00 am - Speeches by presidential candidates (Midwest Center Ballroom)

11 a.m. -- Voting by delegates for the Green Party nomination (Midwest Center Ballroom)

7 p.m. (estimate) - PRESS CONFERENCE
with nominees for President, Vice-President , and national Green Party leadership

7:30-11pm - Acceptance speeches and rally

SUNDAY - JUNE 27 (Hyatt Regency, Room: Gilpatrick ABC)

9-9:30 a.m. - (tentative) PRESS BRIEFING
Speakers: Green Party officials

1:30 - 3:30 p.m. - Green Party Rally & March for Jobs & Peace


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