We are excited to announce that

2020 City Summit is going VIRTUAL!

2020 has been a year like no other. Your leadership has been like no other.

We invite you to take part in our immersive program that includes informative panel discussions, keynotes and fireside chats, as well as engaging workshops and opportunities to network with your peers.

You will be joined virtually by hundreds of other participants from all across the country.

NLC Virtual City Summit: November 18-20
Executive Education & Pre-Conference Activities: November 16-17

Registration is open!

Learn, grow, rebuild, and renew –straight from your community.

Registration Rates

Early Bird (ends September 30, 2020)
Member SML Member Non-Member NLCU Courses NLCU Learning Lab
$ 199
$ 255
$ 350
$ 50
$ 15
Advanced Registration Fee (October 1- the last day of the conference)
Member SML Member Non-Member NLCU Courses NLCU Learning Lab
$ 275
$ 330
$ 425
$ 65
$ 20
GROUP DISCOUNT
All group registrations must be completed at once
5-14
city officials/staff from the same city
15%
15-24
city officials/staff from the same city
25%
25+
city officials/staff from the same city
50%
Youth Delegate Program Registration Fees
No more than 8 delegates per city
Youth Coordinator (Member) Youth Coordinator (Non-Member) Youth Delegate Youth Delegate (5-8)
$ 199
$ 350
$ 50
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otherwise continue with the online registration process to pay by credit card or electronic check.

Meet. Grow. Share. Showcase.

Be part of an immersive experience focused on connecting you with local leaders who are learning the new normal, rebuilding their communities and growing their skills. Become a sponsor today!

Schedule at a glance

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16

9:00 AM-5:30 PM

IT Open Hours

10:00 AM-10:45 AM

Executive Ed – Intro to Resilient Leadership Model & Competencies*

10:30 AM-5:00 PM

Ask NLC Open

11:00 AM-12:15 PM

Executive Ed – Leading as a Less Anxious Presence*

11:00 AM-12:45 PM

NBC-LEO General Membership Meeting

11:30 AM-12:45 PM

Executive Ed – Working with your Planning Staff*

12:00 PM-1:15 PM

Military Communities Council Meeting

12:45 PM-1:30 PM

Executive Ed – Staying Connected*

1:00 PM-3:00 PM

Executive Ed – Human-Centered Change Management: Applying Design Thinking to Managing Change*

1:00 PM-2:30 PM

Board Committee Meetings

1:45 PM-2:30 PM

Executive Ed – Leading with Conviction*

2:30 PM-3:45 PM

Executive Ed – Creating a More Inclusive and Racially Diverse Local Business Community with Small-Scale Manufacturing*

2:30 PM-4:00 PM

Federal Advocacy Committee Meetings Pt. 1

2:45 PM-3:30 PM

Executive Ed – Expert Hour and Q&A with Dr. Robert Duggan*

3:30 PM-4:45 PM

Executive Ed – Resilient Leadership: City Perspectives- Communication*

4:00 PM-5:30 PM

Large Cities Council Meeting

4:00 PM-5:30 PM

Small Cities Council Meeting

4:30 PM-5:30 PM

State League Executive Directors and Staff Networking Event
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17

9:00 AM-5:30 PM

IT Open Hours

9:00 AM-10:00 AM

Exhibit Hall Hours

10:00 AM-11:15 AM

Executive Ed – Resilient Leadership: City Perspectives- City Leadership*

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

Executive Ed – Creating Consensus in a Challenging Environment*

10:30 AM-5:00 PM

Ask NLC Open

11:00 AM-1:00 PM

NLC Board of Directors Meeting

11:30 AM-12:45 PM

Executive Ed – Resilient Leadership: City Perspectives- Advocacy*

12:00 pM-1:00 AM

NLC 101

12:00 PM-1:30 PM

NLC Advisory Council Meeting

1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Executive Ed – Expert Hour: A Practical Retirement Approach for the Future of You and Your City*

1:00 PM-2:15 PM

Executive Ed – Urban Resilient Fundamentals: from Theory to Practice*

1:00 PM-2:15 PM

Executive Ed – Closing the Analytics Gap for Economic Recovery*

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

First-Tier Suburbs Council Meeting

2:30 PM-3:30 PM

Executive Ed – Expert Hour: Third-Party Data’s Role in Local COVID-19 Recovery Strategy*

2:30 PM-4:00 PM

Executive Ed – REAL Action: Advancing Racial Equity in Local Government*

3:00 PM-4:00 PM

Federal Advocacy Committee Meetings Pt. 2

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

LIVE Expo Hall/Break Period

4:00 PM-5:30 PM

State Municipal League Directors and Presidents Event

5:30 PM-6:30 PM

SML Regional Happy Hours (based on time zone)

5:30 PM-6:30 PM

Joint Constituency Group Entertainment Event (Member Only)
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18

9:00 AM-7:30 PM

IT Open Hours

9:00 AM-10:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

10:00 AM-10:30 AM

Time for Self-Care: Health & Wellness

10:30 AM-5:00 PM

Ask NLC Open

10:30 AM-11:00 AM

LIVE Expo Hall/Break Period

11:00 AM-12:30 PM

REAL Council Meeting

12:30 PM-1:00 PM

LIVE Expo Hall/Break Period

1:00 PM-2:15 PM

Opening General Session

2:15 PM-2:45 PM

LIVE Expo Hall/Break Period

2:45 PM-3:45 PM

Conference Workshops & Private Sector Solution Sessions

3:00 PM-4:30 PM

University Communities Council Meeting

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Conference Workshops & Private Sector Solution Sessions

4:15 PM-5:30 PM

Resolutions Committee Meeting

5:00 PM-6:30 PM

LIVE Expo Hall/Break Period

6:30 PM-7:30 PM

SML & Corporate Partner Happy Hour
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19

9:00 AM-5:30 PM

IT Open Hours

9:00 AM-10:00 pM

Expo Hall Open

10:00 AM-10:30 AM

Time for Self-Care: Health & Wellness

10:30 AM-5:00 PM

Ask NLC Open

10:30 AM-11:00 AM

LIVE Expo Hall/Break Period

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Conference Workshops & Private Sector Solution Sessions

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

WIMG Membership Luncheon

12:00 PM-2:00 PM

Time for Self-Care: Health & Wellness

2:00 PM-2:30 PM

LIVE Expo Hall/Break Period

2:30 PM-3:15 PM

Townhall/Mini-Plenary Sessions

3:30 PM-4:00 PM

LIVE Expo Hall/Break Period

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Conference Workshops

5:00 PM-6:15 PM

Networking Opportunities

6:30 PM-7:30 PM

General Session

7:30 PM-8:00 PM

Happy Hour/Evening Entertainment
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20

10:00 AM-4:30 PM

IT Open Hours

9:00 AM-10:00 PM

Expo Hall Open

10:00 AM-10:30 AM

Time for Self-Care: Health & Wellness

10:30 AM-5:00 PM

Ask NLC Open

10:30 AM-11:00 AM

LIVE Expo Hall/Break Period

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Conference Workshops & Private Sector Solution Sessions

12:00 PM-1:30 PM

Time for Self-Care: Health & Wellness

12:00 PM-1:30 PM

IYEF Council Meeting

1:30 PM-3:00 PM

Closing General Session

3:30 PM-5:00 PM

Annual Business Meeting

5:30 PM-6:00 PM

New Board Members Meeting