Sunday, March 10, 2019

6:30 am - 10:30 am

Shuttle Bus Service

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Hotel shuttles depart from the lobby entrance of each hotel and will drop off and pick up for return at the 24th Street Entrance of the Marriott (Lobby Level). They will run Sunday, March 10 through Tuesday, March 12 on a continuous loop from 6:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and again from 3:30 p.m. –... Read more »

7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Registration & Ask NLC Open

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The Ask NLC Desk, located in registration, is membership central! Stop by to catch up with your regional membership representative, and learn how the National League of Cities is working for you. Ask questions about the conference schedule, workshops and events or about the NLC Events App. To pay constituency group fees, visit the main... Read more »

7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Savings and Solutions Pavilion

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NLC Enterprise Partners are with us throughout the conference and are excited to learn about your city or town and to provide you with opportunities to build better communities! Many solutions are at no cost to the city and are quick to implement today! Stop by their tables in registration to learn more.

7:45 am - 8:45 am

New Member and First-Time Attendee Breakfast

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Sponsored by Utility Service Partners, an NLC Enterprise Partner

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Corporate & Enterprise Partners Lounge

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The Enterprise and Corporate Partners Lounge is in the Hoover Room on the Mezzanine Level and will be open from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Sunday, March 10 through Tuesday, March 12.

8:30 am - 12:00 pm

NLC Board of Directors Meeting

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8:30 am - 4:30 pm

NLC University Information Desk

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9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Advocacy Central Open

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Check in with NLC staff at the Advocacy Central Desk located in registration to get the latest updates on the NLC federal advocacy priorities and pick up advocacy materials to assist you in meetings with your Congressional delegation. Attendees are also encouraged to use social media to advocate for hometown priorities with members of Congress... Read more »

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Census Consultation Room

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Walk-in availability Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Visit the Jackson Room to meet with representatives working on the 2020 Census.

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 »

9:00 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 »

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) 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) 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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3:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Shuttle Bus Service

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Hotel shuttles depart from the lobby entrance of each hotel and will drop off and pick up for return at the 24th Street Entrance of the Marriott (Lobby Level). They will run Sunday, March 10 through Tuesday, March 12 on a continuous loop from 6:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and again from 3:30 p.m. –... Read more »

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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Interested in learning how NLC’s Corporate Partners can support your city and provide solutions for your community? Come meet them during the Cocktails & Karaoke reception! A full list of NLC Corporate Partners can be found in the program book. Can’t make it but interested in connecting with one of our partners? Contact Lauren at... Read more »

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

Reception for Texas Cities Sponsored by One Safe Place and the City of Burleson

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Cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception focused on creating greater awareness of the the issues associated with childhood exposure to family violence. All Texas city officials are welcome.

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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