Socialism 2019 is a four-day conference bringing together hundreds of socialists and radical activists from around the country to take part in discussions about Marxism, working-class history, and the debates and strategies for organizing today.

2019 SPEAKERS & PERFORMERS

Naomi Klein

Author, No Is Not Enough

Mike Davis

Author, Old Gods, New Enigmas

Imani Perry

Author, Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Author, From #BLM to Black Liberation

Astra Taylor

Filmmaker, writer, and political organizer

Sarah Jaffe

Author, Necessary Trouble

Dave Zirin

Author, A People’s History of Sports in the United States

Gillian Russom

UTLA strike leader

Tithi Bhattacharya

Author, Feminism for the 99% and organizer, International Women’s Strike

Donna Murch

Author, Living for the City

Justin Akers Chacón

Author, No One is Illegal

Asad Haider

Author, Mistaken Identity

Danny Katch

Author, Socialism...Seriously

Alan Maass

Editor of Socialist Worker

WHAT TO EXPECT

Over 150 meetings

Covering debates on the left today and the hidden history of working-class and socialist struggles.

Expand your political toolbox

We are committed to fighting injustice and oppression and building a socialist future. Join us!

Free, professional, on-site childcare

Parents can fully participate in the conference knowing their children are enjoying themselves.

Socializing with socialists

You are not alone! Meet with comrades from across the country and around the world.

PRICING

Choose the rate that works best for you:

Student Rate
$55
  • Full Conference
  • 50% off Regular rate
  • Must bring student ID
Regular Rate – Early Bird
$90
  • Full Conference
  • After Early Bird: $110
  • Day passes also available
Solidarity Rate
$250
  • Full Conference
  • Thank you for your support!

On-site registration available. Single day passes available for $40, and single sessions for $10

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Add to My Calendar 2018-07-05 9:00:00 2018-07-08 18:00:00 America/Chicago Socialism 2018 Socialism 2018 is a four-day conference bringing together hundreds of socialists and radical activists from around the country to take part in discussions about Marxism, working-class history, and the debates and strategies for organizing today. Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Chicago, IL Center for Economic Research and Social Change [email protected]

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VENUE

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place

2233 S. King Dr.
Chicago, IL 60616

Conference attendees will receive discounted, on-site parking at a rate of $24 per day.

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RESERVE YOUR ROOM

The Hyatt Regency McCormick Place is offering discounted rooms for guests at the conference.

Book online here, or call (888) 421-1442
and mention Socialism 2018.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Who should come?

Everyone with an interest in overthrowing capitalism (so, everyone!). The Conference draws people new to politics as well as experienced political organizers and academics. Students receive 50% off conference registration. Read more.

How do I get a discounted room at the Hyatt?

The Hyatt Regency McCormick Place is offering discounted rooms for guests at the conference. If you would like a room you can book it through the hotel directly by using this link or by calling (888) 421-1442 and mentioning Socialism 2019.

I’m a member of the press. Can I get a press pass?

Yes – the deadline to apply for a press pass is Friday, June 21. Read more.

How does childcare work?

Free, professional, on-site childcare is available for children aged 6 months to 13 years. Please register for the conference and inform us of your childcare needs by Monday, June 3Read more.

Is it wheelchair accessible? Is translation available? Will there be all-gender bathrooms?

Yes – Read more about accommodations. If you have special needs you would like the conference to be aware of in advance, please let us know.

What is the food situation? Can I smoke and drink?

Attendees are responsible for their own meals, and the Hyatt has three restaurants and a cafe. It’s a non-smoking hotel but there is a patio area near the bar. Read more.

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