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Friday, November 9, 2018

6:30 am - 8:00 pm

Shuttle Bus Service

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7:00 am - 5:30 pm

Ask NLC Open

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7:00 am - 9:00 am

Council President’s Breakfast

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7:00 am - 5:30 pm

Registration Open

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7:30 am - 9:00 am

Council on Youth, Education & Families Meeting

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7:30 am - 8:30 am

Democratic Municipal Officials National Breakfast Meeting

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Corporate & Enterprise Partners Lounge

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8:00 am - 11:00 am

NBC-LEO Foundation Board of Directors Meeting

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8:00 am - 9:00 am

State League Legislative Briefing Breakfast

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9:00 am - 10:15 am

General Session

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9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Spouse/Guest Tour: Eat Your Heart Out! Downtown Los Angeles Food Tour

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Taste the flavors of Downtown Los Angeles – a neighborhood boasting of delicious ethnic eats, fascinating culinary history and incredibly captivating architecture. The Cultural Food Tour includes the Grand Central Market, Bradbury Building, and historic Biltmore Hotel. Departure: Walking tour departs the LA Convention Center at 9:30 a.m. Return: Walking tour will head back to... Read more »

10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Spouse/Guest Tour: Griffith Park and Observatory

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Griffith Park and Observatory is over 4,210 acres of both natural chapparal-covered terrain and landscaped parkland and picnic areas. The Griffith Observatory has three (3) Planetarium shows each day. Departure: Buses will depart from the LA Convention Center at 10:00 a.m. Return: Buses will depart at 2:00 p.m.

10:15 am - 1:30 pm

Expo Hall and Market Square Open

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10:15 am - 1:30 pm

NLC Spotlight Theater Open

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10:30 am - 11:45 am

Building Foundations: Investing in Youth to Support Workforce Success

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Is the next generation ready for the future of work? City leaders can be proactive to prepare youth for the workforce by implementing effective strategies that promote professional development long before they enter the workforce. Come to learn how to cultivate a successful workforce that supports sustainable economic growth. During a panel discussion, you’ll hear insights... Read more »

10:30 am - 11:45 am

FILM: Leading Through the Storm

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Need advice on how to prepare for a disaster and persuade residents to evacuate? What about leading a response? Maybe you need insights into working with FEMA. Good disaster planning is important, but lessons from real experiences provide even greater value. Watch interviews with elected officials and specialist on the leader perspective versus the technical... Read more »

10:30 am - 11:45 am

Leadership, Ethics, and Liability in the Era of Big Data

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The benefits of big data are endless but collecting, utilizing and storing data present ethical risks for government and privacy risks for citizens. During this panel discussion, learn the role city leadership plays in ensuring more equitable service to citizens by successfully integrating big data into all department programs. Take advantage of the time to... Read more »

10:30 am - 11:45 am

Preparing to Rebuild and Reimagine Local Infrastructure

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The National League of Cities has called on Congress to “Rebuild and Reimagine” American Infrastructure, but is your city ready for what may come next? Come to learn how your city can manage the comprehensive infrastructure projects of today, meeting multiple needs across transportation, water, and energy sectors. Hear leaders share stories about local governments... Read more »

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Smart Cities Sharing Summit

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10:30 am - 11:45 am

World Café: Tools to Mitigate the Housing and Homelessness Crisis

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This is an exclusive opportunity to have meaningful discussions about housing and homelessness topics with peers and experts.  Get solutions to address housing issues like affordability, access and preservation of existing inventory. Hear how leaders develop new communities and implement policies that will safeguard affordable housing for all and take home strategies to address homelessness.

10:30 am - 11:45 am

Youth Delegate Workshop: The Power of Youth Voice

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12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Afterschool Policy Advisors Network (APAN) Luncheon

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12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch in Expo Hall

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12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

State League Executive Directors and President’s Lunch – By Invitation Only

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12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Women in Municipal Government (WIMG) Leadership Award Luncheon

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12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Youth Justice Listening Session

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12:45 pm - 1:30 pm

Youth Chaperone Workshop: Update on Youth Councils Across the U.S.

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12:45 pm - 1:30 pm

Youth Delegate & Young Municipal Leader Dessert Social

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1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Addressing Addiction and Mental Health in Small Cities

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Too often people with mental health issues go untreated and end up entangled in the criminal justice system. Learn how to mitigate public safety challenges in your community by understanding the connection between behavioral health and pre-arrest diversion. Hear a panel of experts discuss successful pre-arrest diversion models and share reasoning for a strong focus... Read more »

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

FILM: The House We Live In

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Race is not biology. It is a social construct ingrained in politics, economics and culture—and carries various economic impacts and outcomes for communities. Learn the ways America’s institutions and policies, such as redlining and housing policy, advantage some groups at the expense of others. After the film, join in on a dynamic discussion that will... Read more »

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Leveraging the Entertainment Industry for Economic Benefits

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Discover the economic benefits the entertainment industry brings to cities. From the largest cities and the smallest towns, city leaders will learn how to market your community to film production companies and how to advocate for tax incentive programs in your state. Get insights from city leaders and business partners in the entertainment capital of... Read more »

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Public Forum: Strategies to Strengthen Local Democracy

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Stronger local democracy is critical, especially during times of national political turmoil, like we’re experiencing today. Join city leaders as they go deeper on a range of topics focused on strengthening the capacity of local government and the vibrancy of civic participation. Local leaders will learn how to overcome the structural hurdles to building local... Read more »

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Reducing Costs in Emergency Management

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2017 was the costliest year for natural disasters in United States’ history. It has long been known that every $1 spent on disaster mitigation saves at least $4 in recovery costs, and new tools are making it easier than ever to prioritize your investments. The implementation of technological advances can significantly reduce the time between... Read more »

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

The Future is Automated: How City Leaders Can Prepare for a New Economic Landscape

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Automation is one of the formidable forces molding the changing economy. It has the potential to impact people across sectors and at various levels of employment and education. From manufacturing and supply chain to retail and food service, many jobs are vulnerable to automation. City leaders will learn to prepare communities for the future of... Read more »

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Military Communities Council Meeting

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2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Western Municipal Association Meeting

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3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Film Discussion: No Small Matter

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In the richest country in the world, why are so many children not school ready by the time they reach kindergarten? A child’s earliest surroundings and interactions shape the developing brain, building the foundations for life-long cognitive and emotional development, even mental and physical health. Early childhood experiences form the basis for kindergarten readiness, which... Read more »

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

First Tier Suburbs Council Meeting

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3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Large City Council Meeting

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3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

REAL Council Meeting

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3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Small Cities Council Meeting

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3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

University Communities Council

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3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

World Café: Making Room for Innovation on City Streets

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Cities are partnering with technology partners like never before to innovate and reimagine what moves on city streets, curbs and sidewalks. Hear from five leading cities of all sizes and their technology partners who are using scalable projects to remix street patterns, bring autonomous transit fleets to local roads, set up bike and scooter sharing... Read more »

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Youth Delegate Workshop: Using Your Voice After High School

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5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Constituency Group Affinity Reception

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Iowa League of Cities Reception

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5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

League of Arizona Cities and Towns Reception

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5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Alabama Delegation Reception

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5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

League of Kansas Municipalities & Missouri Municipal League Reception (OFFSITE)

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5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Youth Delegates Social at Lucky Strike

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6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

League of California Cities Reception

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6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Rocky Mountain Reception: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming

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7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Young Municipal Leaders Network Reception (Offsite)

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