One of the nations largest gatherings of progressive thinkers is happening right here in Pennsylvania in three weeks at the PA Progressive Summit 2012. The event will be held February 10-12 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in downtown Philadelphia.
The event will play host to several guest speakers, including US Senator Daylin Leach, and also, secretary-treasurer of the National Education Association, Democracy for America Chair Jim Dean. Harrisburg attorney, Scott Cooper, with the firm of SchmidtKramer is also slated to speak over the weekend.
Workshops and networking opportunities focusing on topics such as workers rights, healthcare, the environment, as well as budgeting and legislative issues are also on the agenda. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in up to six different workshops throughout the weekend on topics of their choosing.
Another noteworthy event being held at the Summit is the first debate between candidates for the positions of Pennsylvania Attorney General and Auditor. The AG debate will be held Friday, while the Auditor debate will occur Sunday afternoon.
Registration for the Summit is open to the public and can be done online at a cost of anywhere from $50-$150, depending on how many days you would like to attend.
The Pennsylvania Personal Injury Attorneys with SchmidtKramer Injury Lawyers encourage anyone who is interested in learning more about the hottest topics affecting Pennsylvanians today to consider attending this event