PROGRAM

POLICY. PARTNERSHIP. PROGRESS.

More than 200 million people live in our nation’s communities— and the issues that our residents discuss around their kitchen table are the issues local leaders are working on every day. Attending and engaging at the conference will amplify your voice in Washington and support your continued effort on behalf of America’s cities, towns and villages. 

SCHEDULE AT-A-GLANCE

FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2020

05:00 PM – 07:00 PM Registration, Ask NLC & NLC University Information Desk Open

SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 2020

07:30 AM – 05:00 PM Registration & Ask NLC Open
09:00 AM – 05:00 PM NLC University Seminars**
12:00 PM – 01:30 PM Board Executive Committee Meeting Working Luncheon
2:00 PM – 03:00 PM Investment Advisory Committee
03:00 PM – 04:30 PM Board Committee Meetings
05:30 PM – 07:00 PM NLC Board of Directors Reception

SUNDAY, MARCH 8, 2020

07:30 AM – 05:00 PM Registration & Ask NLC Open
07:45 AM – 08:45 AM First Time Attendee Welcome Breakfast
08:00 AM – 12:00 PM NLC Board of Directors Meeting
09:00 AM – 05:00 PM NLC University Seminars**
09:30 AM – 11:45 AM Advisory Council Meeting
12:00 PM – 01:30 PM NLC Board & Advisory Council Luncheon
01:30 PM – 04:30 PM Federal Advocacy Committee Meetings
05:00 PM Evening Events

MONDAY, MARCH 9, 2020

07:00 AM – 05:30 PM Registration & Ask NLC Open
07:30 AM – 09:00 AM Diversity Awards Breakfast (Ticket Required)
09:00 AM – 10:30 AM Opening General Session
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM Workshops
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM Member Council Meetings (REAL, YEF, MCC, UCC, FTS), followed by Cash/Concession
12:15 PM – 01:30 PM Break for Lunch
12:15 PM – 01:30 PM Member Council Meetings (Large and Small Cities) and Cash/Concession Lunch
01:45 PM – 03:15 PM Workshops
03:30 PM – 05:00 PM Afternoon General Session
05:15 PM Evening Events

TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2020

07:30 AM – 12:30 PM Registration
09:00 AM – 10:15 AM Morning General Session
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM Workshops
12:30 PM – 02:15 PM *General Session and Delegates Luncheon
06:00 PM – 07:00 PM Capitol Steps Performance

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2020

08:00 AM NLC Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill
*Indicates conference-wide meal, included in the cost of registration
** NLC University seminars are not included in the standard conference fee. To enroll in seminars, add the courses to your basket during registration. Already registered for the conference?  Log in to your profile and simply add seminars to your account.

GET THE TOOLS YOU NEED TO BE A BETTER LEADER

CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

Presentations, panels and discussions focused on the common issues cities face.

NLC UNIVERSITY SEMINARS

Half-day or full-day training on navigating the duties of a public official. Delegates who complete training receive credits towards a professional development certificate.

GENERAL SESSIONS

Get inspired during exciting main stage programming, featuring motivational stories from well-known national leaders.

CAPITOL HILL ADVOCACY DAY

For the final day of the conference, attend pre-scheduled meetings on Capitol Hill to advocate on behalf of your residents. The discussions you have with federal legislators and their staff will help make a difference for cities everywhere.

NETWORKING EVENTS

There are plenty of opportunities for you to meet and build relationships with other local leaders and build partnerships with corporate partners. Attend constituency group events, federal advocacy committees or member council meetings, and participate state municipal league activities.

QUESTIONS?

Contact conferences@nlc.org for more information on how you can make your case for attendance to your city.