PROGRAM

BETTER LEADERS. BETTER CITIES. BETTER NATION.
YOU HAVE THE POWER.

City Summit is the only opportunity for local officials—both elected and staff—to learn about the issues affecting local government and expand their professional network.  The conference provides education for leadership development, meaningful discussions on common local-level problems and new best practices to address the trends affecting cities.

SCHEDULE AT-A-GLANCE

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2019

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Registration & Ask NLC Open

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2019

7:00 AM – 6:30 PM: Registration & Ask NLC Open
7:30 AM – 8:45 AM: New Member and First Time Attendee Breakfast
8:00 AM – NOON: Host City Mobile Workshops
9:00 AM – NOON: NLC University Seminars
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM: Host City Mobile Workshops
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM: NLC University Seminars
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Federal Advocacy Committee Meetings
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM: Expo Hall Welcome Reception
5:00 PM – 7:30 PM: Constituency Group Meetings and Events

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2019

7:00 AM – 5:30 PM: Registration & Ask NLC Open
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM: NLC Board of Directors Meeting
8:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Host City Mobile Workshops
8:00 AM – NOON: Solution Sessions
8:00 AM – NOON: NLC University Seminars
9:00 AM – 11:45 AM: NLC Advisory Council Meeting
9:00 AM – 1:15 PM: Expo Hall and Market Square Open
9:00 AM – 1:15 PM: NLC Spotlight Theater Open
NOON – 1:15 PM: Attendee Lunch in Expo Hall*
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM: Opening General Session
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Expo Hall Dessert Break and Market Square Open
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM: NLC Spotlight Theater Open
3:30 PM – 4:45 PM: Conference Workshops
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM: NLC Nominating Committee Public Hearing
5:00 PM – 11:00 PM: State League and Additional Events
5:30 PM – 11:00 PM: Constituency Group Events

*Indicates conference-wide meal, included in the cost of registration

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2019

7:00 AM – 5:30 PM: Registration & Ask NLC Open
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM: General Session
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Member Council Meetings (Military Communities, First-Tier Suburbs, University Communities, REAL Council)
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM: Attendee Lunch in Expo Hall*
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM: Expo Hall and Market Square Open
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM: NLC Spotlight Theater Open
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM: Member Council Meetings (Large Cities Council and Small Cities Council)
1:00 PM – 2:15 PM: Conference Workshops and Game Changer Sessions
2:30 PM – 3:45 PM: Conference Workshops and Game Changer Sessions
4:00 PM – 5:15 PM: Afternoon General Session
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM: State League and Additional Events
5:30 PM – 11:00 PM: Constituency Group Events

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2019

7:30 AM – 2:30 PM: Registration & Ask NLC Open
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM: Conference Workshops
10:45 AM – NOON: Conference Workshops
12:30 PM – 2:15 PM: Closing General Session and Delegates Luncheon*
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM: Annual Business Meeting
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM: Host City Closing Event

GET THE TOOLS YOU NEED TO BE A BETTER LEADER

CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

Presentations, panels and discussions focused on the common issues cities face—from homeless and affordable housing to the future of work and a skilled workforce.

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.

HOST CITY MOBILE WORKSHOPS

Exclusive to NLC’s fall conference, city leaders will get a chance to see how their peers successfully govern and innovate during various workshops, showcasing successful projects and programs around the host city.

NETWORKING EVENTS

There are plenty of opportunities for you to meet and build relationships with other local leaders and build partnerships with corporate partners. Whether it’s the welcome reception in the Expo Hall, constituency group events, federal advocacy committee and member council meetings, state municipal league activities and the closing reception.

YOUTH PROGRAM

Join hundreds of your peers from different states to network, attend workshops and meetings, and explore San Antonio, Texas! Learn More.

QUESTIONS?

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