Agenda

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

All times EDT and subject to change

Main Stage Sessions

2:00pm

Editorial

Opening Remarks

2:05pm

Editorial

Something Old, Something New

Andrew Ching, City Manager, Tempe, AZ

Farah Muscadin, Director, Office of Police Oversight, Austin, TX

Jonathan Williams-Kinsel, Senior Program Manager, Minneapolis Office of Performance and Innovation

Molly Daniell, Director of City Progress, Results for America

Description

Cities across the country have touted the need for transformational change. But has the promise for change actually materialized in the last year? Find out in this session how cities have changed in the last year, how they’ve remained the same and what changes are on the horizon.

2:35pm

Editorial

City Hall Spotlight: How Do You Define a Successful City?

Huong Sherry Tran, DEI Councilmember, Human Rights and Equity Commission, City of Bend, OR

Megan Perkins, Councilmember, Bend, OR

Rita Schenkelberg, Councilmember, Bend, OR

Description

What is the definition of a successful city? Join members of the Bend, OR City Council to hear how they’re leading and listening in order to ensure that all residents are safe, healthy, and cared-for.

2:55pm

Editorial

Building The Next Generation of Local Infrastructure

David Holt, Mayor, Oklahoma City, OK

G.T. Bynum, Mayor, Tulsa, OK

Quentin Hart, Mayor, Waterloo, IA

Sharon Weston Broome, Mayor-President, Baton Rouge, LA

Bill Lucia, Senior Editor, Route Fifty

Description

Once a shining example of the nation’s advancements, our critical infrastructure has been in a state of disrepair and decay for decades. However, momentum is building to provide a once in a generation opportunity to build resilient, robust and connected infrastructure for the decades ahead. In this discussion, local leaders and experts will discuss the wide ranging infrastructure needs in areas like transportation, housing and digital systems and how proposed federal investments will revitalize the crown jewels of American infrastructure.

3:35pm

Editorial

Closing Remarks