These are liberty related events throughout Kansas. Some of the events on our calendar may not be official LPKS events. We allow events that are related to Liberty to be included on the LPKS Calendar as long as the posting is suitable for all ages and respectful of the liberty of others and does not directly support other political parties. All events here are open to the public and you need not be a registered Libertarian to attend any of these events.
Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 08:00 AMHampton Inn Gardner Conference Center in Gardner, KS
Libertarian Party of Kansas
2020 State Convention
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The Libertarian Party of Kansas cordially invites members and guests to the 2020 Annual State Convention, Saturday, April 18th at the Hampton Inn Gardner Conference Center at 151 Cedar Niles Rd, Gardner, KS 66030
********* LODGING *********
At Hampton Inn, we have 10 rooms (all King beds) reserved at a special rate of $98 for the event. Book online at www.hampton.com and use code LPM.
Or call (913) 856-2100 and mention the same code.
We also have reserved 20 rooms (10 Kings and 10 double queens) at the Gardner Super 8 nearby at $69/night. Call 913-856-8887 and mention the Libertarian Party of Kansas for our special rate.
Both hotels have rooms reserved for both Friday the 17th and Saturday the 18th.
********* MIXER *********
Friday evening mixer will be at the hotel at 6 pm - 9 pm. Come with your smiles on, get to know potential National LP Delegates and network with like-minded liberty activists/advocates. Optional meal ($10) served around 7 pm. Cash bar available.
**PLEASE click on this link and RSVP to the mixer Facebook event https://www.facebook.com/events/168418531102221/
OR contact Sharon Dubois at 785-640-4469 so we can get a headcount for the hotel.
********* BUSINESS SESSION *********
Saturday morning/day business meeting will be held at the Conference Center adjoining the Hampton Inn. It will include elections of the Executive Committee positions for Treasurer, First District Coordinator, Second District Coordinator, and Fourth District Coordinator. We will also be nominating LP candidates who wish to run for office in 2020. So if you are interested in running as a Libertarian in Kansas, this is the time to get the official go-ahead from the state party. Finally, we will elect our delegates to the National LP Convention, which is May 21-25 in Austin.
********* AFTERNOON SESSION *********
Saturday afternoon, we will welcome guest speaker Danny Sjursen.
Danny is a former US Army strategist and West Point instructor who has written a critical analysis of the Iraq War, Ghostriders of Baghdad: Soldiers, Civilians, and the Myth of the Surge. He is also a featured war critic writer on websites such as Antiwar.com, TomDispatch, and Truthout.org.
The afternoon session will also include a visit from our LNC Region 1 Rep Richard Longstreth, and our silent auction.
********* BANQUET AND KEYNOTE *********
We are thrilled to announce our keynote speaker for the Saturday evening banquet dinner, Robin Koerner. Robin is a political and economic commentator on news outlets such as the Huffington Post, holds graduate degrees in Physics and the Philosophy of Science from the University of Cambridge and is most well known for coining the term, "Blue Republican" to refer to liberals and independents who came together to support Ron Paul in 2012. He is also the author of If You Can Keep It, a book analyzing how to regain our lost liberty.
********* TICKET PRICES *********
AFTERNOON SESSION $25
(Includes Danny Sjursen, Silent Auction Results, and more TBA)
(Includes keynote speaker Robin Koerner and Mexican buffet dinner.)
(Includes all of the above.)
**EARLYBIRD SPECIAL** $38
Purchase the Combo by March 28th for over 30% off. Best savings!
KEYNOTE ONLY $15
(Robin Koerner session. Afternoon speaker and buffet not included.)
********* PURCHASE TICKETS HERE: ********* https://www.eventbee.com/v/libertarian-party-of-kansas-2020-state-convention/event?eid=118285032
Whether you are a new member, seasoned member or interested in learning more about the Libertarian Party of Kansas, we encourage you to attend the 2020 LPKS Convention.