Taken from the Illinois page:

2020 Convention Schedule of Events


Friday night event is free and open to the public to attend

  • 5pm – Welcome Reception and Registration
  • 5:30pm – Food and Drink Bars Open – Entertainment
  • 6:45pm – Welcome by Convention Chair Steve Suess
  • 7:00pm – Senate and Other Candidate Speeches
  • 8:15pm – POTUS Debate
  • 10:30pm – Social Time
  • 2:00am – Hotel Bar Closes


  • 8:00am – Convention Registration continues
  • 9:00am – Illinois Seperation Presentation
  • 10:00am – Winning and Governing as a Libertarian Panel Discussion
  • 11:00am – Petitioning Workshop

  • 12 Noon – Lunch with Guest Speaker Adam Schuster

Only Credentialed Party Members may vote at the business meeting.

  • 1:00pm – Annual Business Meeting Call To Order

    –>Business Meeting Rules

  • 1:00pm – Officer/Division Reports
  • 1:30pm – Senate Candidate Nominations
  • 2:00pm – National Convention Delegates Nominations/Elections
  • 5:00pm – Cocktail Hour

  • 6:30pm – Banquet Dinner
  • 6:45pm – Awards to be announced during the Banquet
  • 7:30pm – Keynote Speaker TBD
  • 8:30pm – Annual Live Auction
  • 10:00pm – Convention Adjourns

Featured Speakers and Guests

Adam Schuster


Adam Schuster is the budget and tax research director at the Illinois Policy Institute. In this role he focuses on the state budget and the tax burden facing Illinois residents. Adam has a master’s degree from Northern Illinois University. Prior to joining the Institute, he worked in the Illinois Department of Labor to reduce unnecessary regulatory burdens and on an initiative to tie state spending to measurable outcomes. In addition to his policy work, Adam has extensive experience in grassroots advocacy and political campaigns.

Bill Redpath


William Bruce “Bill” Redpath (born October 9, 1957) is an At-Large Representative to the Libertarian National Committee, and immediate past Chair of the Virginia Libertarian State Committee. He twice previously served as the Treasurer of the Libertarian National Committee. Bill was elected as Chair of the LNC in 2006 and served two terms. A six-time candidate for public office, most recently he was the 2014 Libertarian nominee for the US House of Representatives in Virginia’s 10th Congressional District. Redpath joined the Libertarian Party in 1984. He is noted within the Libertarian Party for his ballot access work. During his tenure as chairman of the LP’s Ballot Access Committee, the party’s presidential ticket achieved ballot access in all 50 states in two consecutive elections (1992 and 1996). It was the first time that a minor party’s presidential ticket appeared on the ballot in all 50 states and DC in successive presidential elections.

Travel and Lodging

Information for booking your room at the Hotel or traveling to the Peoria area is available Here.

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