Monday, March 09, 2020

7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Member Council & Constituency Group Events Information Table

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7:00 am - 5:30 pm

Registration & Ask NLC Open

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7:30 am - 8:45 am

Diversity Awards Breakfast: Honoring Excellence in Multicultural Initiatives in Cities and Towns (Ticketed Event)

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7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Savings and Solutions Pavilion

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7:30 am - 8:30 am

State League Legislative Briefing Breakfast (By Invitation Only)

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7:45 am - 9:00 am

Local Economic Conditions Focus Group (Invitation Only/RSVP Required)

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Census Information Desk

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

City Summit 2020: Tampa Information Booth

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Corporate & Enterprise Partner Lounge

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

State Municipal League Staff Headquarters

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8:30 am - 9:00 am

Pop-Up Conversation: Combating Opioids/Substance

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9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Advocacy Central

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9:00 am - 10:30 am

Opening General Session

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Featuring an address from 2020 National League of Cities President and Los Angeles City Council President Pro Tempore Joe Buscaino; remarks from Peter Wright, Assistant Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and a conversation with Paul Ryan, Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Pop-Up Conversation: What Keeps You Up at Night?

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10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Asking Congress for Transportation Wins

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Every city has transportation needs, but what can the federal government do to help? In 2020, Congress is due to reauthorize all of their federal transportation programs for transit, bridges, bikes, roads, and more, making this a great opportunity for cities to ask for exactly what their communities need. Come learn which federal programs match... Read more »

10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Cities Vote: Building Voter Engagement to Permanently Strengthen Democracy

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Democracy and inclusion are critical priorities of Americans—as the most trusted level of government, cities and their mayors are ready to ensure that all of their residents are counted in every election. It’s time for city leaders to solve the problem of low voter turnout.   Join the National League of Cities as we launch a... Read more »

10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Corporation for National and Community Service Office Hours

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10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Investing in a Skilled Workforce: WIOA Reauthorization

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With the reauthorization of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) on the horizon, congressional leaders must understand the importance of federal investment in the local workforce development system and its connection to the economic competitiveness of our nation. Federal investment in skills training is essential to ensure that we can meet the country’s growing... Read more »

10:45 am - 11:15 am

Louisiana Municipal Association Federal Legislative Briefing

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10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Overcoming Obstacles to Affordable Housing

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Housing instability is one of the biggest barriers to individual economic prosperity. Conversely , it has become clear that housing stability at an early age leads to better outcomes for health, job security, and economic mobility for our nation’s residents. The housing policy choices we make today will have a generational impact on America’s cities,... Read more »

10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Practical Tools for Fighting Preemption

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State and federal policymakers have increasingly turned to preemption of local authority, in ways that are harming cities and their residents. From housing to transportation, and minimum wage to broadband access, these preemption laws are on the rise throughout the country. However, new research from NLC shows that cities can fight back, and win. Prepare... Read more »

10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Race, Equity and Leadership (REAL) Council Meeting

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10:45 am - 12:00 pm

State League Executive Directors Only Session (By Invitation Only)

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12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Afterschool Policy Advisor’s Network (APAN) Luncheon

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Afterschool and summer learning programs play a critical role in developing the workforce and life skills that young people need to succeed. These programs help young people develop identity, confidence, communication and problem-solving skills, all of which are essential to navigate school, work, and life. This session will highlight afterschool and summer learning funding streams... Read more »

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Corporate Partner & Member Engagement Luncheon

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Come enjoy a buffet lunch with NLC’s Corporate & Enterprise Partners! You’ll get a chance to talk with them and learn more about how their work can support your cities, as well as the work that is happening across NLC. Open to all members, first come, first serve.

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Council on Youth, Education & Families

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12:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Large Cities Council Meeting

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12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Military Communities Council Meeting

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12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Small Cities Council Meeting

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12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

State League Executive Directors Luncheon (By Invitation Only)

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12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Women in Municipal Government (WIMG) Luncheon and Meeting (Ticketed Event)

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12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Youth Delegate Lunch

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12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Airport Noise Help

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1:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Federal Advocacy 101

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Now that you’ve scheduled a meeting with your legislator, what do you do? This session will walk you through the current legislative landscape, assist in your development of a personalized pitch on the issues impacting your community the most, and introduce you to NLC’s resources to support your efforts. You will leave prepared to start... Read more »

1:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Federal Agency Round Robin

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Bring your questions about federal resources, tools, grants, and programs of interest to local governments to this interactive session. Choose the topics most important to your community and learn from federal agency experts about programs and opportunities available for assistance. You’ll engage in facilitated small group discussions with administration officials and other local elected leaders... Read more »

1:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Legal Updates: How Action from the Supreme Court and Lower Courts Impact Cities

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1:45 pm - 3:15 pm

University Communities Council Meeting

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1:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Youth Delegate Chaperone Workshop

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1:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Youth Delegate Workshop: Think Globally Act Locally

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2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Western Municipal Association Meeting

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3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Pop-Up Conversation: Building My Municipalities Financial Strength

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3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Afternoon General Session

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Featuring a panel discussion on the future of the American Workforce and skills in the 2020 election, remarks from Representative Kathy Castor (D-FL), a conversation between Dan Fowler, Councilman, Kansas City, Missouri, and Representative Jesus “Chuy” Garcia (D-IL), the 2020 Census with Clarence Anthony, NLC Executive Director and CEO, and James Diossa, Mayor, Central Falls,... Read more »

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Airport Noise Reception

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5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Cocktails & Karaoke: Come Meet NLC’s Corporate Partners!

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Come mix and mingle with NLC’s Corporate & Enterprise Partners and perhaps sing a song or two. Liquid courage provided.

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Florida League of Cities Reception

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5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

League of Minnesota Cities Reception and Briefing

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5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Youth Delegate Social Networking Event: Generation Z

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5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Association of Washington Cities Reception

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5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Colorado Issues Briefing

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5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Kansas Delegation Legislative Briefing (By Invitation Only)

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5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia & West Virginia Reception (By Invitation Only)

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5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

League of Arizona Cities & Towns Reception

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5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Local Officials (LGBTLO) Membership Meeting

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5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

North Carolina Leadership Reception (By Invitation Only)

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5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Texas Municipal League Reception (Ticketed Event)

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6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

League of California Cities Reception

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6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Small Cities Reception

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Sponsored by Tyler Technologies, an NLC Capstone Partner

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Local Officials (LGBTLO) Reception (Ticketed Event)

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7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Young Municipal Leaders Networking Reception

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Sponsored by IKE Smart City No RSVP required or additional fees. Location:Sudhouse1340 U Street NWWashington DC, 20009

8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

National Black Caucus-Local Elected Officials (NBC-LEO) Evening Out (Ticketed Event)

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The Howard Theater: 620 T Street NW, Washington DC, 20001