Solution Session

8:00 am - 8:45 am

Can Natural Solutions Make Your City Healthier and More Resilient?

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Presented by The Nature Conservancy Gift Card Drawing and Breakfast at Session The unprecedented growth of our cities in the coming decades will place undue stress on the natural resources that sustain our way of life. With the federal government taking a backseat on climate, cities are turning to nature to serve up simple and... Read more »

8:00 am - 8:45 am

How to Gather the Opinions of Hard-to-Reach Residents

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Presented by NLC Enterprise Partner PolcoGift Card Drawing and Breakfast at Session How can elected officials feel confident that community feedback and survey results truly represent their entire adult population? This is a top concern for local governments everywhere, especially for those leaders of diverse communities who worry about receiving participation from their less engaged... Read more »

8:00 am - 8:45 am

Intelligent Transportation & Smart Corridors

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Presented by NLC Executive Partner Presented by NLC Executive Partner Charter Communications/Spectrum EnterpriseGift Card Drawing and Breakfast at Session How cities are addressing transportation and parking initiatives with innovative technology and real time data.

9:00 am - 9:45 am

2019 Civic Technology Highlights: Federally Funded Research

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Presented by MITREGift Card Drawing and Breakfast at Session Unleash your inner Sheldon during this high-tech panel review of Research & Development highlights from the federally funded research within MITRE, the non-profit steward for seven federal engineering labs developing custom technology to enable government policy implementation.   • REVENUE: Nobel-winning behavioral economics applied to reduce unpaid tax obligations   • OPIOIDS: Algorithms... Read more »

9:00 am - 9:45 am

Smart Cities are Engaged Cities — How Apps are Changing Community Engagement

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Presented by NLC Capstone Partner Tyler TechnologiesGift Card Drawing and Breakfast Provided at Session From paying bills to finding quick answers to important questions, today’s citizens spend more time using their mobile phones than desktops or laptops. With that has come increased focus on the mobile app. Research shows more than 80% of users’ mobile... Read more »

9:00 am - 9:45 am

Smart Design Creates Safer Cities

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Presented by NLC Executive Partner The American Institute of ArchitectsGift Card Drawing and Breakfast at Session Safety and security are front of mind for civic leaders today. Often, civic leaders are responsible for ensuring public welfare through a safe, comfortable built environment that supports its residents’ way of life. Over the course of almost two... Read more »

9:00 am - 9:45 am

Understanding Fair and Effective Vacation Rental Policies and Their Impact on Communities

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Presented by NLC Capstone Partner Expedia Gift Card Drawing and Breakfast at Session Vacation rentals are an increasingly vital tourism option in cities. As cities grapple with how best to regulate them, learn how to balance community concerns with cities’ economic and tourism needs. This session features former Mayor and Councilmember from the City of... Read more »

10:00 am - 10:45 am

Communities for All: Research Findings

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Presented by NLC Capstone Partner AARPGift Card Drawing at Session “Communities for All” can mean a lot of things to a lot of people. Come to hear some early findings from research that is being jointly conducted by the National League of Cities and AARP that explores trends in communities, the economic benefits of livability... Read more »

10:00 am - 10:45 am

Emerging Regulatory Arenas: Governing for the Future

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Presented by NLC Capstone Partner AccelaGift Card Drawing at Session From ride sharing to e-scooters to cannabis sales and short-term rentals, communities have the opportunity to get out in front of emerging regulatory areas. Join us for a discussion of regulatory challenges and solutions.

10:00 am - 10:45 am

Housing Affordability Best Practices

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Presented by NLC Capstone Partner Wells FargoGift Card Drawing at Session Learn how municipalities facing housing affordability challenges are working to address issues through partnerships with nonprofits, private industry and foundations. Attendees will take away from this session solutions on how public/private sector partnerships influence programs, investment, and public initiatives. 

10:00 am - 10:45 am

How to use big data and advanced analytics to identify challenges and ensure delivery of valuable and effective solutions

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Presented by NLC Executive Partner UnitedHealthcare/Optum Gift Card Drawing at Session Learn how as a local leader you can use advanced analytics to pinpoint costly and persistent population health issues. Find out how the outcomes of your analytics can be translated into smart communication and engagement strategies that reduce inefficiencies and improve clinical and financial... Read more »

11:00 am - 11:45 am

Bring Competitive Broadband to Your City – For Free

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Presented by Starry, Inc.Gift Card Drawing in Session The internet is the single most important tool that enables us to better engage with the world around us. Yet, more than half of American households do not have a choice in high speed internet providers, and more than 20 million Americans lack any access to a high-speed broadband connection.... Read more »

11:00 am - 11:45 am

Building Partnerships to Meet the Nation’s Apartment Demand

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Presented by Platinum Sponsor National Apartment Association Gift Card Drawing in Session Housing is one of the most challenging issues facing cities. Apartments continue to represent the most accessible, affordable and efficient housing choice for communities to meet the nation’s growing demand. Across the country, the apartment industry is working with municipalities and stakeholders to... Read more »

11:00 am - 11:45 am

Delivering Smart Communities through a Geospatial Strategy

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Presented by NLC Capstone Partner Esri Gift Card Drawing at Session The concept of smart communities is evolving. States, counties, and municipalities are all rallying around the promise of smart to reshape our collective thinking. How our communities will run in the future and how our citizens will perceive government services depends on our ability... Read more »