June 6th, 2011
10:22 AM ET

Pfeiffer headed to Netroots Nation

White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer is set to address a conference of grassroots Democratic activists next week, the group Netroots Nation announced.

Pfeiffer will also participate in a Q&A sessions with the expected 2,000 attendees.

Release from Netroots after the jump:

Today, Netroots Nation announced that White House Communications Director, Dan Pfeiffer, will address the conference next week and participate in a Q&A with the more than 2,000 progressive activists in the audience. The session, like all at Netroots, is open to credentialed press.

Last week, the conference announced DNC Chair Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz will address the conference.

Netroots Nation, the largest progressive gathering of the year, will happen June 16-19th in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

With the 2012 election cycle already underway, many are wondering whether Obama can motivate his base like he did in 2008. For the sixth year in a row, Netroots Nation will bring together more than 2,000 progressive activists and leaders to discuss key issues, strategize for upcoming political battles and organize for the long-term.

Also last week, Netroots announced that Representatives Polis and Edwards will hold a briefing on the DCCC’s 'Red to Blue' program and Jeremy Bird, national field director for the Obama campaign, will hold a session on the campaign's organizing strategy.

Topics: Dan Pfieffer

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