San Diego
San Diego

2017 Leadership Summit and Big Ideas for Cities

Oct 02 - Oct 05, 2017
US Grant Hotel
326 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101

Preliminary Schedule

Monday, October 2, 2017

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Registration – US Grant Hotel

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Big Ideas for Cities (Location TBD)

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Opening Reception (US Grant Hotel)

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

8:00 am – 5:00 pm Summit Registration – US Grant Hotel

8:00 am Breakfast

9:00 am — 11:50 am Opening General Session

  • Personal Leadership Development: Fostering Inclusion

12:00 noon — 1:20 pm Lunch

  • Special Speakers (Buffet)

1:30 — 5:00 pm General Session – US Grant Hotel

  • From Exclusion to Collaboration: Building Inclusive Communities through Civic Engagement

6:00 pm — 9:00 pm Reception

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

8:00 am – 12:00 pm Summit Registration – The US Grant Hotel

8:00 am Breakfast 9:00 am — 11:50 am General Session

  • A National Conversation on Inclusion and Equity

12:00 noon — 1:20 pm Lunch — The US Grant Hotel

  • Special Speakers

1:30 pm — 5:00 pm Mobile Tour (TBD)

5:00 pm Evening Out

Thursday, October 5, 2017

8:00 am — 9:30 am Networking Breakfast

Join leaders from across the country for the NLC University Leadership Summit

October 2 - October 5, 2017 

This year's theme is Leadership for Inclusion

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The NLC University convenes elected officials, municipal leaders, city staff and industry professionals annually at the NLC University Leadership Summit. By design, NLC University seeks to engage everyone under one banner of inclusion. Summit excitement and learning begins long before arrival – you’re already engaged in local efforts to improve the quality of life for all residents. NLC University values your unique perspective and we challenge everyone to bring a definition of what inclusion means personally and for the communities where you live, work and play.

The leadership summit provides attendees with an opportunity to recognize and reflect with peers as we aim to strengthen the profile of your cities, towns and villages. Additionally, the Leadership Summit will equip you with specific tools and a stronger national network to refine your understanding and implementation of inclusion. Join us October 2 – 5, 2017 in sunny San Diego, California. 

NLC members earn 10 credits in the NLC University Certificate Program.

Audience: City and state officials, private sector representatives and nonprofit leaders.

US Grant Hotel
326 Broadway 
San Diego, CA 92101 

Hotel Accommodations

You may also book reservations by calling 1-866-837-4270. Let the operator know you are attending the 2017 NLC University Leadership Summit.