2016 VFP National Convention

PEACE AT HOME, PEACE ABROAD
A Just and Sustainable Future for the World's Children

Wednesday, August 10

7 -9 pm
 Howard Zinn Lifetime Achievement Award

Veterans Building, Room #212
401 Van Ness Avenue, at McAllister
San Francisco  94102



Phyllis Bennis and Seymour Hersh

Thursday, August 11

 9a - 4pm  VFP Board of Directors Meeting - Lounge 8
 4pm Tablers begin setup - Ginkgo Court
5 - 6:30pm
President's Reception
6:45 - 8:45pm Poetry Reading
9pm
 Film:  A Fierce Green Fire

Friday, August 12

 7 - 8:00am
 Meditation/Yoga/12-Step
 7 - 9am   Breakfast
 9 - 4pm Registration
 9 -10:15am Opening Plenary
 10:30 - Noon
 War and Islamophobia:  Paving the Road to Endless War with Hate
 12:15 - 1:30pm
 Women's Caucus
 Noon - 1:30pm Lunch
 1:45 - 3:15pm
Workshops
 3:30 - 5pm
 Workshops
 6 - 7pm
 Shuttle to Pauley Ballroom, Cal campus
 7 - 9pm
 Public Event:  Veterans For Peace presents: A JUST AND SUSTAINABLE FUTURE OR EXTINCTION? - Helen Caldicott, Oliver Stone, Andrew Bacevich, Roy Scranton and Rhodessa Jones (Purchase Tickets)
 9 - 10pm
 Shuttle to Clark Kerr Dorms and Parking
 9:30 - 11:30pm
 Film:  Paying the Price for Peace:  The Story of S. Brian Willson 

Saturday, August 13

 7 - 8:30am
  Meditation/Yoga/12-Step
 7 - 9am
 Breakfast
 9am - 5pm
 Business Meeting (Tea Ceremony at Lunch)
 5 - 6pm  Shuttle to Pauley Ballroom, Cal campus
6 - 7pm
 Banquet Cocktail Hour
 6 - 9pm
 Banquet:  Speaker - Ann Jones
 9 - 10pm
 Shuttles to Clark Kerr Dorms and Parking
 10:30pm
 Film:  War on Trial/Quaker Grannies

Sunday, August 14

 7 - 8:30am
  Meditation/Yoga/12-Step
 7 -9am Breakfast
 9 - 10:30am
 Workshops
10:45 - 12:15pm

Plenaries

Inside Drone Warfare
Standing at the Intersection
Islands Under Siege

 11 - 2pm
 Lunch
 1:30 - 3pm
Plenary:  Climate Change, Human Security, and War
 3:15 - 4:45pm
 Workshops
 5 - 8pm
 Dinner
 7 - 10:30pm
Public Event:  Sing and Dance For Peace Love and Justice with Veterans For Peace Musicians  (Purchase Tickets)
 10:00pm  Shuttles back to Clark Kerr & Parking
 10:30pm Film:  We Are Many

Monday, August 15

 7 - 8:30am
  Meditation/Yoga/12-Step
 7 - 9am
 Breakfast
 8:30- 9:30am
 Open Mic
 9:30 - 11:15am
 Closing Ceremony
Noon Checkout from Clark Kerr Dorms

2015 VFP Board of Directors