Politics Online

“ Instapundit ” and FEC Chairman to Deliver
Keynote Addresses at Conference Luncheon

Welcome to the official Web site for the 12th Politics Online Conference!

Ken Mehlman, Campaign Manager of Bush-Cheney ’04 (and current Chairman of the Republican National Committee)described our 2004 Politics Online conference as “incredibly impressive” and “a testament to how much our politics is changing and how important technology and how important the Web is to everything that we do” (3/19/2004).

The Conference will be held on March 10th – 11th, 2005 at The George Washington University’s Marvin Center, 800 21st St NW, Washington, D.C.

The 2005 Politics Online Conference will be the largest Conference to date, featuring over 80 speakers and expanded to a one and a half day format comprising 15 breakout sessions, 2 plenary sessions, 2 evening cocktail events, a keynote luncheon and the Politics Online Conference Great Debate.

Day 1 of the conference will commence at 2:00 pm on Thursday, March 10th, 2005 (registration will begin at 1:00pm).

Day 2 of the conference will commence at 9:00 am on Friday, March 11th, 2005 (second day registration will begin at 8:00 am on level 3).

The full Conference Schedule is available here.

Our SOLD OUT 2004 Conference was attended by over 400 industry leaders, including campaign consultants and managers, interest group and association executives, webmasters, grassroots activists, non-profit officials and lobbyists. The event was also covered by over 40 journalists including television crews from CNN, ABC, FOX, and The Japanese Broadcasting Network, and our keynote luncheon was broadcast live on C-Span.

Highlights from our SOLD OUT 2004 Politics Online Conference are now online.

Don’t miss your chance to attend the 2005 Politics Online Conference, the nation’s premier Internet politics conference.

  • Check out our full agenda.
  • Glenn Reynolds, “Instapundit” and University of Tennessee Professor of Law and Honorable Scott Thomas, Federal Elections Commission Chairman will be delivering the Conference Keynote Luncheon.
  • Bush-Cheney & Kerry-Edwards 2004 Internet teams to launch 2005 Conference.













Carol Darr, Director, Institute for Politics Democracy and the Internet

Julie Barko, Deputy Director, Institute for Politics Democracy and the Internet

Matthew Zablud, Conference Manager

Kathie Legg, Deputy Conference Manager

Glen Vierk, Conference Financial Manager

Lanny Cardow, Golden Dot Coordinator

Conference Webmaster