Opening General Session

Time: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019

Theatre: Convention Center, Stars at Night Ballroom

21-11-2019 13:30 21-11-2019 15:00 America/Chicago Opening General Session

Sponsored by National Apartment Association, NAA San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg will kick off the Opening General Session with welcome remarks. The session will also feature remarks from Rochester Hills, Michigan Mayor and US Conference of Mayors President Bryan K. Barnett; National Apartment Association President and CEO Robert Pinnegar and NLC Executive Director and CEO… Read more »

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Synopsis

Sponsored by National Apartment Association, NAA

San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg will kick off the Opening General Session with welcome remarks. The session will also feature remarks from Rochester Hills, Michigan Mayor and US Conference of Mayors President Bryan K. Barnett; National Apartment Association President and CEO Robert Pinnegar and NLC Executive Director and CEO Clarence Anthony. The Cities Platform for Election 2020 will be presented by Task Force Co-Chair Los Angeles, California Mayor Eric Garcetti. Gary, Indiana Mayor and NLC President Karen Freeman-Wilson will address delegates, and in keeping with the NLC Love My City Campaign, a keynote address will be delivered by “For the Love of Cities: The Love Affair Between People and Their Places” and “Love Where You Live: Creating Emotionally Engaging Places” Author Peter Kageyama. Colors will be presented by the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Senior Air Force ROTC – Detachment 842 Honor Guard, the singing of National Anthem by Retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Dr. Kat Strus and the invocation by Watershed Church Pastor David Miracle. Session entertainment will be provided by Mariachis Las Alteñas and Kris Strobeck.

Presiding Officer

  • Joe Buscaino First Vice President, National League of Cities - Councilmember, Los Angeles, California

Keynote Speaker

  • Peter Kageyama | Author of "For the Love of Cities: The Love Affair Between People and Their Places" and the follow up, "Love Where You Live: Creating Emotionally Engaging Places"Peter Kageyama Author of “For the Love of Cities: The Love Affair Between People and Their Places” and the follow up, “Love Where You Live: Creating Emotionally Engaging Places”

Speakers

  • Bryan K. Barnett Mayor - Rochester Hills, Michigan
  • Karen Freeman-Wilson President, National League of Cities - Mayor, Gary, Indiana
  • Eric Garcetti Mayor - Los Angeles, CA
  • Ron Nirenberg Mayor - San Antonio
  • Robert Pinnegar President & CEO - National Apartment Association
  • Clarence Anthony Executive Director and CEO - National League of Cities

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