Veterans for Peace Convention

The theme of this year’s convention is Choose Peace:

Stand Up! Speak Out!


Keynote Speakers

Clare Daly (MEP)
Irish politician who has been a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Ireland for the Dublin constituency since July 2019.

Jeffrey D. Sachs (B.A., M.A., Ph.D)
University Professor and Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, where he directed the Earth Institute from 2002 until 2016.

List of Speakers:


Please note that the times below are listed in Central Time.

Friday, August 25th

  2:00 PM:  Workshop: Climate Crisis – Veterans Respond

  4:00 PM:  Workshop: Leave No One Behind

  6:00 PM:  Welcome Ceremony

  8:00 PM:  Poetry

Saturday, August 26th

11:00 AM:  Business Meeting

  3:00 PM:  Workshop: Rising Danger of War in Asia-Pacific: US v. China and North Korea?

  5:00 PM: Keynote Event: Clare Daly (MEP) and Jeffrey Sachs, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

  8:00 PM:  Music Event w/ George Johnson Tribute

Sunday, August 27th

11:00 AM:  Workshop: Ousting U.S. Nuclear Weapons from Europe

  1:00 PM:  Workshop: How Different Our Work Would be in a Democracy

  3:00 PM:  Workshop: What is the future for Veterans For Peace?

  5:00 PM:  Closing Keynote: Kathy Kelly

More about the schedule:

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