The National League of Cities (NLC) 2013 Congress of Cities and Exposition, to be held Nov. 13-16 in Seattle, will offer a variety of learning and networking opportunities to city officials, including many new offerings.
Conference programming will incorporate keynote speakers, over 20 workshops in varying formats, a range of exciting peer networking sessions, a dynamic exposition hall, and will showcase the dynamic ways cities are driving change on the nation’s most pressing challenges. City officials and staff from across the country will come together in Seattle for a unique opportunity to share best practices and learn strategies to promote local economic and financial health, improve the built and natural environment, and ensure quality of life for all city residents.
The Congress of Cities will be held at the Washington State Convention Center located in the heart of downtown Seattle. Seattle is home to several ground-breaking programs and initiatives that align with the conference topics requested by NLC members. Mobile workshops focusing on community resiliency, zero waste strategies, bringing technology to neighborhoods, and community schools collaboration are just a few of the tours being planned.