From the Green Party’s website, August 5th, 2016:
HOUSTON, TX — Julian Assange will speak to Green Party delegates and other members via live video feed on Saturday, August 6, before the party nominates its 2016 national candidates during the Green Party’s Presidential Nominating Convention ( http://www.gp.org/pnc-2016 ).
Mr. Assange, founder and editor-in-chief of Wikileaks who has taken refuge in the Embassy of Ecuador in London, will address Greens at the convention at 11:45 a.m. Central Time. He will be interviewed by David Cobb, 2004 Green presidential nominee and co-founder of Move to Amend (http://movetoamend.org ).
Green Party of the United States
For Immediate Release:
Friday, August 5, 2016
Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-904-7614, firstname.lastname@example.org
Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, email@example.com
Livestreaming of the Green presidential nomination (Aug. 6) and other convention events
Convention location: Campus of the University of Houston, Student Center, 4800 Calhoun Road, Houston, Texas
Media credentialing: On site at the convention
An amended program for the convention on Saturday, Aug. 6, follows below.
Media credentialing for the convention is continuing on site at the registration desk in Room 237 (Multi-Purpose Room) in the Student Center.
PROGRAM for Saturday, August 6
Nomination of Green presidential and vice-presidential candidates.
Hosts: Dr. Margaret Flowers and James Lane, convention co-chairs
Keynote speakers: Dr. Cornel West, YahNé Ndgo
Location: Theater (Room 203) in the Student Center on the campus of the University of Houston
All times are Central Time
8:30 a.m. Doors open
9:00 Convention Begins
Welcome from Laura Palmer, Green Party of Texas
Welcome from convention co-chairs Margaret Flowers and James Lane
Credentialing of delegates / Quorum count
10:15 Platform discussion
11:15 Short speeches by Presidential candidates, other Speakers
11:45 Julian Assange
12:00 p.m. Break for lunch
1:00 Doors open
1:30 Convention reconvenes
1:40 YahNé Ndgo, keynote speaker
2:00 Dr. Cornel West, keynote speaker
2:15 Roll call of states
3:15 Vice-presidential nominee’s acceptance speech
3:30 Presidential nominee’s acceptance speech
Saturday, August 6
Press conference for the Green presidential and vice-presidential nominees, to begin following the nomination and acceptance speeches, approximately 4 p.m.
Location: Heights Room 224
Saturday, August 6, 7-10 p.m.
“Party for the Revolution.” Sponsored by the Jill Stein for President Campaign.
On Sunday, August 7, no formal events are scheduled for media. Green candidates and leaders and convention guests will be available for interviews. Time should be arranged with interviewees in advance.
Green Party Convention, Houston, Aug. 4-7: Final schedule for media; Livestreaming of nomination & other events
News advisory: Green Party of the United States, August 1, 2016