Monday, August 21, 2006


Friday August 25, 2006
Various venues

· 12:00pm ___Noon to 5:00pm; Conference Representatives
· 1:00pm ____will be at each hotel to meet attendees and
· 2:00pm ____assist with sign-in.
· 3:00pm
· 4:00pm
· 5:30pm ____Cocktails, meet and greet; Chatmoss Country Club
· 6:00pm ____Welcome by Barnie Day, Will Vehrs.
____ ____ __Dinner with Keynote speaker, Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling
· 7:30pm ____Reception in the form of 1st Annual Bloggers Pajama Party; Artisan Center, Uptown Martinsville.
____ ____ __(Pajamas optional, of course. Nothing that can't be worn in public.) Hosted by Not Larry Sabato.

Saturday August 26, 2006
Patrick Henry Community College

· 9:00am Opening Speaker Attorney General McDonnell, Speakers Chris Saxman and Dickie Cranwell.
· 9:45am Workshop/Seminar (two choices)

1) Steve Minor on Net Neutrality
2) Brian Patton on blogging software and blog hosting providers

· 11:00am Workshop/Seminar

1) Roundtable discussion with media and bloggers

· 12:30pm Lunch with Speakers

1) Barnie Day, Master of Ceremonies, Introduction of speakers
2) U.S Attorney for Western District of Virginia John Brownlee
3) Former Representative and State Senator Leslie Byrne

· 1:30pm Free Time; relax and digest lunch, meet other bloggers, interview Speakers, etc.

· 2:30pm Workshop/Seminar

1) Forrest Landon on Open Government and FOIA requests
2) Eric Helms Monday on Libel, with Conaway Haskins and Greg Letiecq

· 4:00pm Workshop/Seminar

1) Jim Hoeft and Squeaky Wheel on podcasting and multimedia

· 5:00pm Free time... May I suggest you enjoy the Foot of the Hills Fest here on the PHCC campus?
____ __Your nametag will get you the advance purchase price for tickets. $10.00

· 7:30pm Extended Conference/Party at Firemen’s cabin, at Martinsville City Reservoir.

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