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Sunday, March 10, 2019

7:30 am - 5:00 pm

NLC University Information Desk

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7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Registration & Ask NLC Open

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7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Savings and Solutions Pavilion

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7:45 am - 8:45 am

New Member and First-Time Attendee Breakfast

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8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Corporate & Enterprise Partners Lounge

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

REAL Action 201: Advancing Racial Equity In Local Government Part II

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As a continuation of the 101-level course, this is the next level of learning in which you will get an opportunity to dig deeper into understanding the components of institutional and systemic racism. Participants will explore best practices for addressing these challenges in local government. Specialists from the NLC REAL (Race, Equity and Leadership) team... Read more »

8:30 am - 12:00 pm

NLC Board of Directors Meeting

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9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Finance & Budgeting: Budgeting for Economic Inclusivity

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Participants in this session will learn through hands-on, interactive and applied learning how to apply a Priority Based Budgeting approach to fuel resources towards the achievement of Economic Inclusivity. Priority Based Budgeting is framework for evaluating options and alternatives with respect to resource allocation decisions, and fundamentally a means to achieve a solution to a... Read more »

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Leadership: The Ethical Leader: Rules and Tools

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Ethical public leadership is more than simply following the law. This seminar enhances municipal leaders’ abilities to assess ethically difficult situations and to make ethically defensible choices. Beginning with some fundamental elements of ethical decision making, the seminar draws the audience into active participation to establish the elements of a personal ethical framework and then... Read more »

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Leadership: The First 100 Days in Office – Building an Impact Agenda

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A course for newly elected officials and those wanting to brush up on building a short-term impact agenda. Come ready to plan, set goals and hit the ground running! Credits: 3 Level: 101 Cost: $185 *NLC University seminars are not included in the standard conference fee. Add seminars to your basket during registration to enroll. Already... Read more »

9:00 am - 11:30 am

NLC Advisory Council Meeting

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9:00 am - 10:15 am

On the Path to What Works Cities Certification: How to Talk About Your Data-Driven Government

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Whether your city is just getting started on using data or already has compelling examples of impact to share, regularly communicating your progress is a tremendous opportunity to demonstrate your government’s commitment to delivering results and to engage residents, staff, and local thought leaders who can reinforce and expand your efforts. That’s why the best... Read more »

10:30 am - 11:45 am

On the Path to What Works Cities Certification: Building Strong Performance Measures

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Performance measures are often talked about in cities in varying levels of detail. In this interactive workshop, we’ll walk through how to create effective performance measures, provide examples and discuss key issues associated with strong measures, and help you address challenges as you define your own measures. Throughout the workshop, you’ll have the chance to... Read more »

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness Forum

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11:15 am - 1:15 pm

Public Sector Retirement Advisory Committee Meeting

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12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

On the Path to What Works Cities Certification: How Cities Can Apply Behavioral Insights and Evaluation to Innovate and Improve

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Does your city struggle to collect taxes, fines, or unpaid bills? Or maybe your city offers an incredible service but faces a challenge in encouraging residents to sign up? Perhaps you want to promote energy or water conservation? Or you want to recruit a diverse group of people into your workforce? Behind each of these... Read more »

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (NBC-LEO) Foundation Board Meeting

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1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Community & Economic Development (CED) Committee Meeting

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1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Energy, Environment & Natural Resources (EENR) Committee Meeting

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1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations (FAIR) Committee Meeting

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1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Human Development (HD) Federal Advocacy Committee Meeting

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1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Information, Technology & Communications (ITC) Committee Meeting

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1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Public Safety and Crime Prevention (PSCP) Federal Advocacy Committee Meeting

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1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Transportation & Infrastructure Services (TIS) Committee Meeting

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2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Leadership: Civil Discourse: Moving Toward Yes

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Learn to develop your leadership skills in both every day and divisive situations, explore listening with the goal of understanding as an essential part of leadership, and provide an opportunity to practice your skills to plant seeds of leadership and civility in the governing bodies of your communities. Participants will be introduced to The Five... Read more »

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

NLC University Office Hours: Sunlight Foundation

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2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Samaschool: Policy Levers of the Gig Economy

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The rise of the so-called “gig economy” and independent work more broadly are changing the way people pay their bills, develop their careers, participate in their communities, and plan for economic hardship. In this session, Samaschool, a national expert in independent work, will explain what this shift means for individuals and cities. We will focus... Read more »

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

NLC University Office Hours: Government Performance Lab at the Harvard Kennedy School

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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Youth Delegate Opening Session & Orientation

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4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Alabama League of Municipalities’ Delegation Caucus

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4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Georgia Municipal Association Delegation Caucus

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4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (NBC-LEO) Membership Meeting

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5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Cocktails & Karaoke: Come Meet NLC’s Corporate Partners

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5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

NLC University Awards Happy Hour

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5:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Youth Delegate Dinner & Talent Show

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5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

AL-GA Caucus Reception

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6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Asian Pacific American Municipal Officials (APAMO) Business Meeting

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6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (NBC-LEO) Policy Committee Meeting

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7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Hispanic Elected Local Officials (HELO) Dinner & Panel Discussion on Latino Empowerment (Ticketed Event)

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8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (NBC-LEO) Networking Open House

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