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This Week in Tampa

August 23, 2012 - 6:00pm


Here's a complete rundown of the official Tampa area schedule for the Republican National Convention that begins Monday.

Sunday, Aug. 26

Cocktail mixer, delegates and media

Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg.

Day 1, Monday, Aug. 27

We Can Do Better

8 a.m.

Florida delegation breakfast, hosted by Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam at the Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor

6-8 p.m.

Economic development series: kick-off reception

U.S.F. Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation

124 S. Franklin St.

Tampa, Fla. 33602

2 p.m.

Chairman of the RNC Reince Priebus

Color Guard

Pledge of Allegiance

National anthem: The Oak Ridge Boys

Invocation

Opening procedural steps, appointment of convention committees

Welcoming remarks, and House and Senate candidates and RNC auxiliaries

RNC Chairman Priebus

RNC Co-Chairman Sharon Day

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn

Convention Chief Executive Officer William Harris

Chairman of Tampa Bay Host Committee Al Austin

Republican congressional candidates

State Delegate Barbara Comstock (Va.)

Rep. Tim Griffin (Ark.)

Republican Senate candidates

Republican National Committee auxiliaries

Consideration of convention committee reports

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus

Committee on Credentials Chairman Mike Duncan

Committee on Permanent Organization Chairwoman Zoraida Fonalledas

Convention Permanent Chairman Speaker John Boehner, presiding

Official convention photograph

Committee on Rules Chairman John Sununu

Committee on Resolutions Chairman Gov. Bob McDonnell

Committee on Resolutions Co-Chairman Sen. John Hoeven

Committee on Resolutions Co-Chairman Rep. Marsha Blackburn

Roll call for nomination of president of the United States

Roll call for nomination of vice president of the United States

7:15 p.m.

Recess

7:45 p.m.

Reconvene

Remarks by Speaker John Boehner

Remarks by Gov. Rick Scott (Fla.)

Remarks by RNC Chairman Reince Priebus

Video

Remarks by Sen. Rand Paul (Ky.)

Various speakers

Remarks by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (Wash.)

To be announced

Remarks by Artur Davis and video

Remarks by Senate Republican Candidate Ted Cruz (Texas)

Musical act

Remarks by Gov. Nikki Haley (S.C.)

Remarks by Mike Huckabee

Remarks by Mrs. Luce Vela Fortuno

Remarks by Mrs. Ann Romney

Benediction by Sammy Rodriguez and adjournment.

Day 2, Tuesday, Aug. 28

"We Built It"

8 a.m.

Florida delegation breakfast, hosted by Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam at the Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor,

9-10 a.m.

Economic development breakfast: international trade Latin America, China and beyond

The Bloomberg link

601 S. Harbour Island Blvd.

Tampa, Fla. 33602

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

Economic development lunch: a discussion with Gov. Rick Scott

The Bloomberg link

601 S. Harbour Island Blvd.

Tampa, Fla. 33602

2-3 p.m.

Economic development panel: regulation and restraint

The Bloomberg link

601 S. Harbour Island Blvd.

Tampa, Fla. 33602

7:30 p.m.

Convention convenes

Presentation of Colors

Pledge of Allegiance

National anthem sung by Philip Alongi

Invocation

Video

Remarks by Janine Turner

Video and remarks by Mayor Mia Love (Saratoga Springs, Utah), U.S. congressional candidate

Remarks by former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum

Segment to be announced

Remarks by U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (N.H.), accompanied by Jack Gilchrist

Remarks by Gov. John Kasich (Ohio)

Video

Remarks by Gov. Mary Fallin (Okla.)

Video

Remarks by Gov. Bob McDonnell (Va.), accompanied by Bev Gray

Video

Segment to be announced

Remarks by Gov. Bobby Jindal (La.)

Videos

Remarks by Sher Valenzuela (small-business owner, candidate for Delaware lieutenant governor)

Remarks by Gov. Susana Martinez (N.M.)

Video

Remarks by Gov. Chris Christie (N.J.)

Benediction and adjournment

Day 3, Wednesday, Aug. 29

8 a.m. Florida delegation breakfast, hosted by Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam at the Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor,

7:30 p.m.

Convention convenes

Call to order

Introduction of Colors

Pledge of Allegiance

National anthem

Invocation

Remarks by Senate Republican Leader and Convention Temporary Chairman Mitch McConnell (Ky.)

Performance by Beau Davidson

Segment to be announced

Remarks by Sen. John McCain (Ariz.)

Video

Remarks by Attorney General Pam Bondi (Fla.) and Attorney General Sam Olens (Ga.)

Remarks by Sen. John Thune (S.D.)

Remarks by former Gov. Jeb Bush (Fla.)

Remarks by Sen. Rob Portman (Ohio)

Remarks by Steve Cohen, Screen Machine

Remarks by Puerto Rico Gov. Luis Fortu

Remarks by Gov. Tim Pawlenty (Minn.)

Remarks by Condoleezza Rice

Video

Remarks by vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan

Benediction by Archbishop Demetrios

Adjournment

Day 4, Thursday, Aug. 30

"We Believe in America"

8 a.m.

Florida delegation breakfast, hosted by Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam at the Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor,

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Economic development lunch: Americas emerging work force

The Bloomberg link

601 S. Harbour Island Blvd.

Tampa, Fla. 33602

2-3 p.m.

Economic development panel: Education our path to global success

The Bloomberg link

601 S. Harbour Island Blvd.

Tampa, Fla. 333602

7:30 p.m.

Convention convenes

Call to order

Introduction of Colors

Pledge of Allegiance

National anthem

Invocation

Remarks by U.S. Rep. Connie Mack

Video

Remarks by Bob White, chairman of Romney for President campaign

Video

Remarks by former Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Kerry Healey

Video

Remarks by Jane Edmonds, former Massachusetts secretary of workforce

Remarks by U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio

Remarks by presidential nominee Mitt Romney

Benediction

Speaker Boehner declares convention adjourned.

Reach Jim Turner at jturner@sunshinestatenews.com or at (772) 215-9889.

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