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students for sensible drug policy2012 SSDP Conference In Denver

Readers may have noticed a dip in our content output over the last two days. That’s because we were driving from Eugene, Oregon to Denver, Colorado! This is by far the farthest we have traveled for an event, but from what everyone is telling me, it will be well worth it. If you are at the 13th Annual Students for Sensible Drug Policy Conference in Denver this weekend, make sure to stop by The Weed Blog table and say hello. Below is information about the conference:

Event Location

Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center
7800 East Tufts Avenue,
Denver, Colorado, USA 80237
Denver, CO 80237

FRIDAY MARCH 23, 2012

5:00pm-8:00pm Registration Open
6:00pm Reception begins
6:15pm-7:45pm Alumni Reunion (location TBD)
8:00pm Student Board Member Candidate Speeches
10:00pm Reception ends

SATURDAY MARCH 24, 2012

9:00am-6:30pm Registration open
10:00am-11:00am Breakfast
10:30am-11:45am Breakout sessions
12:00pm-1:15pm Breakout sessions
1:30pm-3:00pm Lunch
1:30pm-3:00pm SSDP Congress
3:00pm-4:15pm Breakout sessions
4:30pm-6:00pm Breakout sessions
6:15pm Closing remarks
BREAK Dinner (on your own)
8:00pm-Midnight Awards Ceremony and Concert

SUNDAY MARCH 25, 2012

10:00am-1:30 pm Registration Open
10:00am-11:00am Breakfast
11:00am-12:15pm Breakout sessions
12:30pm-1:45pm Breakout sessions
1:30pm-3:00pm Lunch
1:30pm-3:00pm SSDP Congress
3:00pm-4:15pm Breakout sessions
4:30pm Closing remarks

Sessions

Content subject to change.Please direct questions to conference@ssdp.org if not addressed in our FAQ.All sessions will be 75 minutes long. Four sessions will take place concurrently during each session block. Each breakout room can accomodate between 60-120 conference attendees. Speakers, session leaders, and full descriptions will be posted during the month of March.
Panels

Communicating Our Message: Tips From The ProsPerfect Spokespeople: Police and ParentsJust Say Know: Reality Based Drug Education

Global Drug Policy: From the Field to the UN

Cannabusiness: From Activist to Entrepenuer

Schools Not Prisons, Not School TO Prisons!

Marijuana Reform: 2012 Statewide Ballot Initiatives

Colorado: A Model for Medical Marijuana Regulation

Case Study: Beating Mandatory Student Drug Testing

Roundtable Discussions

How to use a non-drug policy career to fight the war on drugsGoing from SSDP Pro to Drug Policy Professional: How to Get a Job In Drug PolicyAMPLIFYing Our Message: Recruiting At Concerts
Saving Lives By Changing Laws: Good Samaritan/Medical Amnesty Policies

Raising The Bar: Law Students for Sensible Drug Policy

More Women In The Movement: Ending Alcohol Prohibition As A Model

Workshops

Speaking Truth To Power: Getting Elected Officials On The RecordPractical First Aid For PartygoersShaking The Money Tree
Practicing Non-violent Communication

Finding The Leader Within You

Take Over Your Student Government

Anti-Oppression Training*

*Spaces for participants is limited for this special session. Please visit this page for more information and to sign up as a participant.

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