Starting April 16 2012, 08:00 PM
Ending April 22 2012, 04:00 PM

Rebooting Democracy 2012

Rebooting Democracy is Oregon's festival of ideas, innovation and democracy. It's a full weekend conference of workshops and policy discussions with the state's leading thinkers, campaign skills trainings with our most talented organizers, and plenty of time to mingle with rising leaders from politics, nonprofits, startups, the arts and more.

Plus, for the first time ever, there's a whole week of entertainment leading up to the weekend of work: Political Science Theater 3000, Candidates Gone Wild, a screening of The Interrupters and the comedy of Laughter Against The Machine

Rebooting Democracy is a program of the Bus Project Foundation and will feature contributions from GOOD, Center for American Progress, Code for America, Citizen Engagement Lab, Bitch Magazine, Hollywood Theater, NW Film Center, Laughter Against the Machine, the Dill Pickle Club, the Urban League of Portland, Basic Rights Oregon,  and many more. 

The festivities begin April 16, with the core conference taking place April 21 & 22. Come to one thing or sign on for the whole ride. 

Check out the program overview here.

If you're heading in from out of town and want us to help you find a place to crash, fill out this homestay request form. We can't guarantee we'll find you something, but we'll do whatever we can.

Types of Tickets

VIP All Access Pass - $199

  • Gets you into the full weekend conference including Friday night opening party, Saturday morning keynote, and all the workshops and trainings you can handle. 
  • Plus, it gets you into all of the weeknight evening events for free, as well as a special VIP Keynote Reception on Saturday. 
  • And not just that, but you get the Rebooting Democracy VIP Passport, scoring you up to 5 free drinks a night at our Union/Pine after-hours hang-out, as well as other sweet perks. You won't find a better deal for an event like this anywhere.

Weekend Conference Pass - $99

  • Gets you into the full weekend conference including:
    • Friday night opening party & policy contest
    • Saturday morning keynote
    • Saturday night dance party
    • All the workshops and trainings you can handle

Saturday Workshop Day Pass - $40

  • Gets you into all the workshops you can handle Saturday afternoon, April 21, from 1-5 PM. Does not include entry to the opening plenary or the evening party.

Sunday Workshop Day Pass – $40

  • Gets you into all the workshops you can handle Sunday, April 22.

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