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Speed Career Coaching at Netroots Nation
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8/13/2009 to 8/16/2009
When: August 13th
Where: David L. Lawrence Convention Center
1000 Fort Duquesne Boulevard
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  15222
Contact: Tom Ballantyne

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In addition to the great panelists outlined below, please note that Democratic GAIN is teaming up with career management consultants, Paths & Bridges, to give your career a quick boost with free Speed Coaching at Netroots Nation 2009!

Come to Booth 103 in the Main Exhibit Hall from 12-4pm Friday or 10am-1pm Saturday and get answers and immediate feedback on your resume, career strategy, personal communication skills or other job-search issues. A lot can happen in 15 minutes.

Brian Keeler, Cheryl Contee, Mike Lux, Marlon Marshall, Lindsay Hanson, Nikki Enfield, Tom Ballantyne and others will be on hand to help take your career to the next level.

To find out how to sign up for your Speed Coaching session, send and email to with “Speed Coaching” in the subject line.

More information about Netroots Nation - Including a DISCOUNT for dues-paying members of GAIN:

Since we all gathered in DC to be a part of President Obama's historic inauguration, we've seen some positive change take place—and we've started pushing major reform on issues like health care and climate change.

In the next 12 months, we'll be working together more than ever to push progressive policy into legislation. And there's no better place to strategize our priorities and plan how to make them a reality than at Netroots Nation, the annual Netroots convention that will be held in Pittsburgh this August.

At Netroots Nation, thousands of progressive activists meet to discuss important topics from the environment to the economy and strategize about how to organize and affect change.

And as an Democratic Gain member, you can attend this grassroots convention for just $225—$50 off the current rate.

Dues paid members click here to learn the promo code to get $50 off your registration. If you are not a paid member, you can still register by clicking here.

Each year, some of the brightest minds and most influential leaders in our country come to Netroots Nation -- past speakers have included President Barack Obama (during his Senate tenure); Vice President Al Gore; Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (during her Senate tenure); Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Harry Reid; and thought-leaders like Lawrence Lessig and Van Jones.

This year's convention will feature the Pennsylvania Leadership Forum with Sen. Arlen Specter and Rep. Joe Sestak, as well as more than 70 panels and 20 training session, five keynotes, numerous social events, even a film screening series.

Visit to check out the confirmed sessions for 2009 (and check back often, as the Netroots Nation team is adding panels daily).

Some of the panelists for 2009 include Chris Hayes, Rinku Sen, Nico Pitney, Darcy Burner, Jay Rosen, Jamal Simmons, Pam Spaulding, David Sirota, Brad Miller, Digby, Nate Silver, Lawrence Lessig, Howard Dean, Patrick Murphy, Donna Edwards, John Yarmuth, Carol Shea-Porter and many more.

From healthcare to energy and security, there's no better place to strategize our priorities and plan how to make them a reality than at Netroots Nation. Will you join us in Pittsburgh August 13–16?