National Convention

SftP’s national convention in Ann Arbor, Michigan on February, 2nd to 4th, 2018.

Register for the convention here.

If you need financial assistance to participate at the national convention please send an informal application to the SftP convention travel fund assistance. Please outline the amount and travel details in your application.

Submit your proposal for the convention by January 14th.

Donate to the SftP Kickstarter to help us make a documentary about SftP’s future at the convention.

Tentative schedule (subject to updates):

February 2, 2018
  • Finalize Schedule & Decision Making process for Conference

    February 2, 2018  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

  • Public Event

    February 2, 2018  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

  • Meet & Greet

    February 2, 2018  9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

February 3, 2018
  • Visions for Science for the People

    February 3, 2018  9:00 am - 10:45 am

  • Discussing Proposals (By-laws/Structure/Finances)

    February 3, 2018  11:00 am - 12:45 pm

  • Working Lunch: Organizing a Chapter (w/ chapter reports)

    February 3, 2018  1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

  • Discussing Proposals (Publishing)

    February 3, 2018  2:30 pm - 4:15 pm

  • Fighting Climate Change: Divestment & Beyond

    February 3, 2018  4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

  • SftP and Labor Organizing (Dinner catered)

    February 3, 2018  6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

  • "Free Speech" and Fighting the Right on Campus

    February 3, 2018  7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

  • Hang out social!

    February 3, 2018  9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

February 4, 2018
  • Voting

    February 4, 2018  9:00 am - 10:00 am

  • Working Group & Project Proposals and then breakouts

    February 4, 2018  10:15 am - 10:45 am

  • Working Group and Project Breakouts

    February 4, 2018  10:45 am - 12:30 pm

  • Working Group Report Backs

    February 4, 2018  12:30 pm - 1:00 pm