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 6, 2018

Registration & Ask NLC Open (Afternoon)

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2018

Registration & Ask NLC Open (All Day)
New Member and First Time Attendee Breakfast (Early Morning)
NLC University Seminars (All Day)
Host City Mobile Workshops (Morning and Afternoon)
Federal Advocacy Committee Meetings (Afternoon)
Expo Hall Welcome Reception (Early Evening)
Constituency Group Meetings and Events (Evening)

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2018

Registration & Ask NLC Open (All Day)
NLC Board of Directors Meeting (Early Morning)
Solution Sessions (Morning)
NLC University Seminars (Morning)
Host City Mobile Workshops (Morning)
NLC Advisory Council Meeting (Morning)
Expo Hall and Market Square Open (All Day)
NLC Spotlight Theater Open (All Day)
NLC Resolutions Committee Meeting (Morning)
*Attendee Lunch in Expo Hall (Lunchtime)
Opening General Session (Afternoon)
Conference Workshops (Afternoon)
NLC Nominating Committee Public Hearing (Late Afternoon)
State League and Additional Events (Evening)
Constituency Group Events (Evening)

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

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2018

Registration & Ask NLC Open (All Day)
General Session (morning)
Expo Hall and Market Square Open (All Day)
Conference Workshops (All Day)
NLC Spotlight Theater Open (All Day)
*Attendee Lunch in Expo Hall (Lunchtime)
Member Council Meetings (afternoon)
State League and Additional Events (Evening)

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2018

Registration & Ask NLC Open (Morning)
Conference Workshops (Morning)
*Closing General Session and Delegates Luncheon (Lunchtime)
Annual Business Meeting (Afternoon)
*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 Los Angeles, California! Learn More.

QUESTIONS?

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