Friday, January 24 at 10:00am to 5:00pm
Town & Gown Ballroom, 665 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90089
Joined by top political strategists, journalists, and academics, this conference offers an insider’s look into the 2020 presidential campaign leading up to the Iowa Caucuses and New Hampshire Primary. The Warschaw Conference on Practical Politics will feature candid discussions on the state of the Democratic presidential race, the California primary election, the changing American electorate, and the general election landscape.
$30 General admission
Free for USC students, faculty and staff
RSVP at bit.ly/warschaw2020 code: 2020
10 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. “10 Days to Iowa: The State of the Democratic Race”
This panel will examine campaign strategies and the lead up to the early primary states in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, and South Carolina.
Moderated by Morris Levy, Assistant Professor of Political Science, USC Dornsife
11:30 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. “The California Primary: Who Can Strike Gold?”
This panel will examine how California’s earlier primary will impact the Democratic race.
Moderated by Conan Nolan, Political Reporter and Host of News Conference, KNBC
Lunch break 12:45 p.m. to 1:55 p.m.
2 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. “Boomers vs. Millennials: The Changing American Electorate”
This panel will examine the new demography of the 2020 electorate and the impact of voters in the Rust Belt, white women voters, and younger voters.
Moderated by Ron Christie, Political Analyst, BBC; Former Special Assistant to President George W. Bush; Deputy Assistant to Vice President Cheney for Domestic Policy; Fall ‘19 Fellow, USC Dornsife Center for the Political Future
3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. “On to November: What Matters and Why?”
This panel will explore how the primary campaigns and developments in Washington are shaping the general election landscape.
Moderated by Robert M. Shrum, Director, USC Dornsife Center for the Political Future; Warschaw Chair in Practical Politics; Strategist for Al Gore, John Kerry, and Ted Kennedy