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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

6:30 am - 7:00 pm

Shuttle Bus Service

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7:00 am - 6:30 pm

Ask NLC Open

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7:00 am - 6:30 pm

Registration Open

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7:30 am - 8:45 am

New Member and First Time Attendee Breakfast

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

(NEW) NLC University: Leadership 201: REAL Action – 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 »

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Corporate & Enterprise Partners Lounge

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8:00 am - 11:00 am

Mobile Workshop: Building the Stadium of Tomorrow: How Inglewood is Revitalizing its Entertainment District

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Journey to the Premiere Center in Playa Vista, just around the corner from the construction site of the LA Stadium & Entertainment District at Hollywood Park, to experience a simulation of what the entire stadium and district will be. Learn how the City of Inglewood’s City of Champions Revitalization Initiative made the LA Stadium &... Read more »

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Mobile Workshop: Creating the U.S.’s Greenest Port while Revitalizing the L.A. Waterfront

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As the Port of Los Angeles continues to break cargo records, it also continues to reduce emissions as not only the largest but also the greenest U.S. gateway for seaborne trade. Join us as the tour of “America’s Port” explores LA’s massive cargo operations and emerging LA Waterfront visitor destination. Learn how the Port is... Read more »

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Mobile Workshop: LA’s Green Infrastructure and Sustainability Tour

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The infrastructure palette of a 21st Century city must include green infrastructure. From using vegetation to manage stormwater to restoring creeks and urban lakes, green infrastructure helps a city become more resilient to drought, improves the water quality of urban runoff and creates beautiful community spaces. Learn from LA Sanitation and Environment how to foster... Read more »

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Spouse/Guest Lounge Open

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

State League Staff Headquarters

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8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Mobile Workshop: An Urban Oasis: Downtown LA’s Arts District

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Tourists from across the country — and even the globe — travel to Los Angeles to get a flavor for the Arts District, walking along its many streets to sample the rich array of restaurants and retail shops it has to offer, or to seek job opportunities from a number of new businesses which today serve as incubators and... Read more »

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

(NEW) NLC University Advocacy, Communications & Engagement 101: Communications Boot Camp – Advocacy: Leading Through Disruption & Supporting Community Dialogue Through Communication

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Build and learn communication skills, strategies to support communication when leading and navigating community/regional disruption. ● What are tool and strategies for communicating during disruption? ● How do you leverage your voice to lead positive disruption? ● Defining Disruption from a Communication Lens ● Explore Types of Disruption:  Growth (Airbnb) Depressed Economy (Closings) Natural Disasters... Read more »

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Mobile Workshop: Replacing a Hollywood Icon: Touring the $482 Million Sixth Street Viaduct Replacement Project

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The nearly half-billion-dollar Sixth Street Viaduct Replacement Project is the largest bridge project in the history of the City of Los Angeles, making it one of the most expensive infrastructure projects ever built in the city. The new, 3,500-foot long structure, being built by the City’s Bureau of Engineering, will replace the original bridge, long-known for its... Read more »

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Mobile Workshop: Watts Rising: How Community Led Change Made Lasting Impacts on Housing, Public Safety and the Local Environment

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For years Watts has been undergoing a transformation by the community, for the community.  It has created the internationally recognized Community Safety Partnership program between the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Police Department.  This community-led change fueled the $1.4 billion redevelopment of the Jordan Downs Housing Development.  And this... Read more »

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

NLC University Community & Economic Development 201/301: The Urban Plan for Elected Officials

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Developed by the Urban Land Institute (ULI), Urban Plan is a realistic and engaging simulation in which participants learn about and wrestle with the fundamental forces that affect urban development. Participants, playing the role of an inter-disciplinary a real estate development team, will experience the challenging issues, private and public- sector roles, complex trade-offs, and... Read more »

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

NLC University Leadership 101: Civil Discourse in the Face of Incivility

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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 »

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

NLC University Leadership 101: Parliamentary Procedure: Making Robert’s Rules Work for You

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Once you know the basics of Robert’s Rules of Order, how can you move to the next step? This interactive seminar provides insights and guidance that can transform your style of leading meetings and make you an exceptional presiding officer. Few people are aware of the flexibility that Robert’s Rules offer through its “special rules... Read more »

9:00 am - 11:30 am

Racial Equity Forum: Philanthropy and Government

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Council on Foundations and National League of Cities will convene three conversations across the United States on racial equity. With support from the Lumina Foundation, philanthropic and government leaders will come together to raise awareness about the social impact of structural racism while highlighting current efforts to dissolve and resolve racial conflict and disparity. Elected... Read more »

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness: Using Data to Accelerate Community Efforts

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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Spouse/Guest Tour: The Huntington Library and Gardens

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The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens is a collections-based research and educational institution serving scholars and the general public. Attendees may visit the gardens, museums, exhibits, and have lunch in one of the outlets or shop in the gift shop. If you wish to experience afternoon tea in the Rose Garden Tea Room,... Read more »

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Airport Noise Help

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1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

From K-Town to the Walk of Fame: Transit Oriented Development along Metro’s Red Line

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Get ready for a tour of Metro Transit-Oriented Developments in two of Los Angeles’ most exciting, diverse and growing neighborhoods. The first stop will be Wilshire/Vermont Station, a mixed-use, mixed income retail, and housing development and its adjoining middle school all built atop a subway station in the dense and quickly growing Koreatown (K-town) community.... Read more »

1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Mobile Workshop: An Urban Oasis: Downtown LA’s Arts District

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Tourists from across the country — and even the globe — travel to Los Angeles to get a flavor for the Arts District, walking along its many streets to sample the rich array of restaurants and retail shops it has to offer, or to seek job opportunities from a number of new businesses which today serve as incubators and... Read more »

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Mobile Workshop: Housing the Homeless with a Continuum of Care

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The City of Los Angeles in a broad-based partnership with the County of Los Angeles, the United Way and many service providers and housing developers are tackling the homelessness crisis by building a continuum of care to take our homeless residents from the streets into permanent supportive housing. Learn more about this innovative model from... Read more »

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Mobile Workshop: Using Data to Fight Fires and Crime

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L.A., a city of 470 square miles and more than 4 million residents and visitors is one the largest, densest cities in the world which provides unique challenges for the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD). As a result, each agency has adopted innovative, technological functions to serve Angelenos and... Read more »

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

(NEW) NLC University Community & Economic Development 201: What Works Cities Certification

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All participants welcome, but we encourage attendees to have taken Certification 101 in advance. Regardless of whether you are far along in the process of using data to inform your city’s decisions or just getting started, What Works Cities Certification can help you assess your current state of practice and create a roadmap for how... Read more »

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

(NEW) NLC University Leadership 101: Leading Through Disruption- Navigating Innovation & Change

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According to Forbes, “innovation and disruption are similar in that they are both makers and builders. Disruption takes a left turn by literally uprooting and changing how we think, behave, do business, learn and go about our day-to-day.” NLC University (NLCU) is providing learning in the innovation and disruption space to help local elected leaders... Read more »

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

(NEW) NLC University: Finance & Budgeting 101/201: Budgeting Basics to Intermediary Budgeting

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“The budget is the single most important policy document local government adopts.” How many times have elected officials heard this statement, and how many elected officials actually believe that this is the case? Does the budget, and the budgeting process itself actually help policymakers to easily and understandably translate their decisions into actions that move... Read more »

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

NLC University Management & Public Administration 101: Effective City Council & City Manager Teamwork

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In order to successfully deliver services to citizens, elected officials and the city manager must work as a team where everyone understands their role, gets to contribute their voice, and problem solve. In this seminar, learn tangible skills for effective teamwork between the city manager and council. Learn skills and best practices to facilitate positive... Read more »

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

NLC University Management & Public Administration 201: Using the Employee Benefits Package for Recruitment and Retention

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Saving for retirement is a priority for all generations. But various demographic groups differ in what they are interested in right now – Millennials are most interested in flexible work arrangements and wellness initiatives; Generation X is most interested in professional and career development and accumulating savings, and Baby Boomers are most interested in savings... Read more »

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Community & Economic Development (CED) Committee Meeting

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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Energy, Environment & Natural Resources (EENR) Federal Advocacy Committee Meeting

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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Finance, Administration & Intergovernmental Relations (FAIR) Committee Meeting

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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Human Development (HD) Committee Meeting

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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Information Technology & Communications (ITC) Committee Meeting

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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Public Safety & Crime Prevention (PSCP) Committee Meeting

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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Transportation and Infrastructure Services (TIS) Committee Meeting

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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Airport Noise Reception

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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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

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5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Conference Welcome Reception in Expo Hall

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5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (NBC-LEO) Membership Committee & Regional Directors Nominations Hearing

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5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Women In Municipal Government (WIMG) Membership Meeting

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6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Asian Pacific American Municipal Officials (APAMO) Membership Meeting

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6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Hispanic Elected Local Officials (HELO) Membership Meeting

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6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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

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6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Small Cities Reception

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8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Asian Pacific American Municipal Officials (APAMO) Dutch Dinner

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8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Local Officials (LGBTLO) Community Reception

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9:30 pm - 12:00 am

National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (NBC-LEO) President’s Hospitality Reception

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