An A-list of seasoned political insiders are lending their talents to help the tech community fight SOPA/PIPA, the evil twin copyright bills speeding through Congress.
We’re embedding the day-long livestream of inside-the-Beltway experts on how to create a political powerbase.
The tentative agenda for the livestream (converted to Mountain Standard Time):
Intro: Clay Johnson (8:00 – 8:15 a.m.)
Understanding “Theory of Change”: Lola Elfman, Change.org, (8:15 – 9:00 a.m.)
How A Bill Becomes a Law: Ernesto Falcon (9:00 – 10:00 a.m.)
The Outside Game: Media and Persuasion Tactics: Karl Frisch (10:00 – 11:00 a.m.)
How to Watch What Congress Does: Jeremy Carbaugh, Sunlight Foundation (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
I am a Lobbyist—Ask Me Anything: Andrew Shore, Jochum Shore & Trossevin (12:00 – 1:00 p.m.)
I Used to Answer the Phones at a Congressional Office—Ask Me Anything (1:00 – 2:30 p.m.)
Delivering Effective Messages To Congress: Marci Harris (2:30 – 3:30 p.m.)
Closing remarks: 4:30 – 5:00 p.m.
As a recovering political reporter, I know many of the people on the panel personally. They really are THAT good. The tech community would be well-served learning from their experience on Capitol Hill.