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Thursday, November 8, 2018

6:30 am - 6:30 pm

Shuttle Bus Service

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7:00 am - 5:30 pm

Ask NLC Open

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7:00 am - 5:30 pm

Registration Open

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8:00 am - 12:00 pm

(NEW) Leadership 301: REAL Action – Advancing Racial Equity in Local Justice Reform Initiatives

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Building upon the foundational learning from 101 and 201, participants will explore the opportunities, challenges, and best practices for advancing racial equity through criminal justice focused policies, practices and initiatives. Specialists from NLC’s REAL (Race, Equity, and Leadership) and Justice Reform and Youth Engagement teams will navigate you through case studies of what municipal governments... Read more »

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Corporate & Enterprise Partners Lounge

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8:00 am - 11:30 am

Host City Mobile Workshops

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8:00 am - 11:30 am

Mobile Workshop: Transforming Travel: The Airport of the Future

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Los Angeles International Airport is the second busiest airport in the United States and is currently undergoing $14 billion dollars in renovations. Those renovations include a redesign of every Terminal, a $4.9 billion people mover utilizing a 30-year DBFOM contract, runway improvements and more. You will also learn about LAX’s innovative local hire and training... Read more »

8:00 am - 10:00 am

NLC Board of Directors Meeting

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Rose Center Fellowship Retreat

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

State League Staff Headquarters

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8:30 am - 11:30 am

Mobile Workshop: Utilizing Partnerships to Create the Hub of Cleantech Innovation

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The Los Angeles Arts District has transformed in recent years from industrial warehouses to a burgeoning urban oasis. Travel to the heart of this creative neighborhood dotted with murals, craft breweries and artisanal coffee shops to the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) at the La Kretz Innovation Campus. A private non-profit organization, LACI is ensuring... Read more »

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

(NEW) Community & Economic Development 201: On the Path to Certification: How to Talk about Your Data-Informed Government

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1. Communicating with External Audiences: As local governments adopt best practices around using data and evidence, leaders that communicate ongoing progress create opportunities not only to celebrate accomplishments but also to engage residents, staff, and local thought leaders who can reinforce and expand those efforts. Hear from Results for America about how to progress toward... Read more »

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

(NEW) NLC University Advocacy, Communications & Engagement 101: Census 2020: How to Set Your City Up for Success & Where to Start

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The 2020 Census is a historic event with great importance to local leaders being the foundational piece to ensure proper appropriation of federal funding, congressional representation and offering vital data to your community. Join us for a half-day working session to set your city up for success for Census 2020. In this session, you will... Read more »

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

(NEW) NLC University Advocacy, Communications & Engagement 201: Making Online Civic Engagement Work for Your City

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Civic engagement is crucial for building resilient communities, especially during these times of rapid change and increasing expectations of local government and leadership. Future civic engagement will include online opportunities that not only inform residents about important local issues but also allow decision-makers to engage with their communities in an authentic dialogue, together helping to... Read more »

9:00 am - 1:15 pm

Expo Hall and Market Square Open

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9:00 am - 11:00 am

National Association of Municipal Courts Meet and Greet

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9:00 am - 11:45 am

NLC Advisory Council Meeting

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9:00 am - 1:00 pm

NLC Spotlight Theater Open

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9:00 am - 12:00 pm

NLC University Leadership 101: 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

NLC University SEHHD 101: Effective Financing Strategies to Build Cities of Opportunity

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Cities are under increasing pressure to address issues that affect the health and well-being of residents. At the same time, they face mounting constraints on resources. This training will: Introduce a financing framework with which cities can assess their funding streams; Explore innovative approaches from funders and other thought leaders on leveraging various sources of... Read more »

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Spouse/Guest Tour: The Getty Center, Los Angeles

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The Getty Center includes both permanent and seasonal exhibitions in Art, Photography, Architecture and Gardens. Outlets are available to purchase lunch or for shopping. Attendees may visit the gardens, museum, exhibits or have lunch during this all-day tour. Departure: Buses will depart the LA Convention Center at 9:00 am and arrive at the Getty around... Read more »

10:15 am - 11:45 am

Small Cities Council Steering Committee Meeting

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10:15 am - 12:00 pm

Strong Southern Communities Initiative Roundtable Discussion

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11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Youth Delegate Opening Session and Orientation

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12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Corporate Partner and Member Engagement Luncheon

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12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Lunch in Expo Hall

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12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

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

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12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

State League Executive Directors Lunch – Ticket Required

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1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Opening General Session

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3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Dessert in Expo Hall

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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Expo Hall and Market Square Open

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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

National Black Caucus Local Elected Officials (NBC-LEO) Board of Directors and Nominating Committee Hearing

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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

NLC Spotlight Theater Open

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3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Film and Discussion: The Resilience Age

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The Resilience Age documentary illustrates the impact of resilience in cities around the world that face challenges including climate change, sea level rise, economic disparity and pollution. By examining the past, present and future of cities from El Paso, Texas to Medellin, Colombia, the film highlights how communities established resilience. Get real-world examples of communities... Read more »

3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

How the Gig Economy Can Help Cities Thrive

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The gig economy in America is growing exponentially as more than a third of the workforce hold a contractor or part-time gig. From Uber to TaskRabbit, innovative mobile applications offer ways to find work and provide users with more control of their time and income. When the local economy takes a turn, a strong gig... Read more »

3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Improve Your City with Data Driven Leadership

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Data offers city leaders ways to improve services. Discover how you can use data to make the quality of life in your city better. Industry leaders and city leaders will discuss the practical applications of data in the work of city government and review key concepts for data use. Find out how to use data... Read more »

3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Navigating the Growing World of Legal Cannabis

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Cannabis is an industry projected to grow at nearly 30 percent per year over the next decade. It is often hard to remember that just five years ago no state had legal adult use recreational cannabis. Today, 46 states have legalized some use of cannabis (95 percent of the American public), 29 have broad access... Read more »

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

NLC Nominating Committee Hearing

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4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

NLC Nominating Committee Public

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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

NLC Service Line Warranty Program – Advisory Council Meeting

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Digital Cities Survey Awards Dinner – By Invitation Only

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5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

League of Minnesota Cities Welcoming Reception

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5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

West Virginia State League Reception

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5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Corporate Partner and State League Reception

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5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Florida League of Cities Reception

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5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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

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5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

North Carolina Leadership Reception

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5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Sustainable Cities Reception

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5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Texas Municipal League Reception – Ticketed Event

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Oregon/Washington Dinner – By Invitation Only

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6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Large Cities Reception

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7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

NLC Service Line Warranty Program Networking Reception

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8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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

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