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Join us as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the inauguration of L. Douglas Wilder, 66th Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia. His continuing legacy will be acknowledged with a day-long virtual leadership symposium. During the live webcast, Governor Wilder will deliver a keynote address, and senior elected officials, political experts, and students will offer their insights and take audience questions.
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9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 

Welcome & keynote with

l. Douglas wilder

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

student panel discussion: the importance of civic engagement

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

legal panel discussion: 30 years of judicial & legislative history

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

2020 election panel

Join Wilder School Dean Susan Gooden, Ph.D. and Virginia Union University President Hakim Lucas, Ph.D. as they give welcome remarks and watch a keynote address by L. Douglas Wilder, 66th Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Chief Judge Roger Gregory, Walter "Mac" McFarlane, Verbena Askew, and moderator Secretary Jim Dyke.

VCU Wilder School & Virginia Union University students Whitney Brown, Bobbie Newell, and Hillary Small.

A discussion moderated by Dr. Larry Sabato with Governor Wilder, Jessica Bowman, Wilmer Leon and

J. Lee Vogler.