• Friday Rally, February 27, 2015

    Time Speaker Topic Location
    Noon David Smalley Rally Kick-off Capitol South Steps
    12:10 pm Clifton Stuckey Secular Texas Introduction Capitol South Steps
    12:15 pm Nick Lee Secular Coalition for Texas Introduction Capitol South Steps
    12:20 pm Daniel Moran Secular Citizens in Politics Capitol South Steps
    12:35 pm Amanda Hernandez A Secular Journey Capitol South Steps
    12:50 pm Amanda Kneif Citizen Lobbyist Capitol South Steps
    1:05 pm Barry Lynn Secular Government Capitol South Steps
    1:20 pm Clifton Stuckey Lobby instructions Capitol South Steps moving to Capitol Auditorium
    2:00 pm Everybody Activity: Citzen Lobby Texas Capitol
  • Friday, February 27, 2015

    Time Speaker Topic Location
    4:00 pm Registration Opens Registration Opens; Bookstore Opens Capitol Sheraton
    5:30 pm Steve Bratteng Secular Texas Introduction Conference Room
    5:45 pm Nick Lee Secular Coalition for Texas Introduction Conference Room
    6:00 pm Panel: Hernandez, Jules, McCutchan, Greta, Jamila Minority Involvement in Secular Activism Conference Room
    7:00 pm Amanda Knief Secular Lobbyist Conference Room
    7:45 pm Break Cash Bar Capitol Sheraton Bar
    8:15 pm Barry Lynn Americans United (Bookstore Closes) Conference Room
  • Saturday, February 28, 2015

    Time Speaker Topic Location
    8:00 am Registration Opens Registration Opens; Bookstore Opens Capitol Sheraton
    9:00 am Kathy Miller The Importance of Secular Education (Registration CLOSES) Conference Room
    10:00 am Panel: Sid Hall, Nick Lee, Steve Bratteng, Jim Rigby "Effective ways to build coalitions between progressive
    religious and secular communities"
    Conference Room
    11:00 am Break Coffee, Vendor, Visiting time Conference Room
    11:20 am Dr. David Wiley Past, Present, and (hopefully) the Future of Sex Education in Texas Conference Room
    12:25 pm Secular Texas Staying in contact with your Legislator / Starting a Secular Texas chapter Conference Room
    12:35 pm Lunch Break Lunch on your own Up to you
    2:00 pm Kelly Damerow Secular Coalition for America Update Conference Room
    2:15 pm Greta Christina Activism Burn-out Conference Room
    3:00 pm Panel: Rep.Howard, Moran, Knief, Stuckey “What policy areas can Texas secular voters realistically impact
    in the near future?"
    Conference Room
    4:00 pm Coffee Break Coffee Break Conference Room
    4:15 pm Alix Jules Pushing Past Middle Ground. When the secular middle isn't good enough. Conference Room
    5:00 pm Ron Lindsay The Necessity of Secularism Conference Room
    6:00 pm Annie Laurie Gaylor Godlessness, guts, greens & goodness Conference Room
    5:30 pm Social Hour/Cash Bar/Dinner Dinner on your own / Social Hour Up to you
    7:00 pm DessertDessert Bar Opens / Cash Bar Conference Room / Sheraton Bar
    8:30 pm David Smalley Dogma Debate Live Cast (Bookstore Closes) Conference Room
  • Sunday, March 1, 2015

    Time Speaker Topic Location
    8:00 am Speaker Breakfast (Bookstore Opens) Capitol Sheraton
    9:00 am Chris Johnson A Better Life Conference Room
    10:00 am Matt Dillahunty Sunday Morning Sermon (Bookstore Opens) Conference Room
    11:00 am Jamila Bey TBA Conference Room
    11:45 am Nick Lee & Steve Bratteng Closing Announcements (Bookstore Closes) Conference Room
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Event Host

Event Host


Secular Coalition for Texas

Event Sponsor

Texas Secular Convention 2015

27 February - 1 March 2015
Austin, Texas

About TSC

Texas Secular Convention is a joint endeavour between Secular Coalition for Texas and Secular Texas with Secular Coalition for America as our major financial sponsor. We will hold a rally on the Capitol steps and explore what a secular future for Texas can look like.


For general information about the convention or rally, including registration, please contact us at:
 info (@)