Winter 2019 Policy Meeting

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Winter 2019 Policy Meeting
Friday, January 25 - Saturday, January 26
Washington, DC
Save the dates and join us at the Winter 2019 Policy Meeting in DC! Our meetings provide Mayors with dynamic, interactive opportunities to learn from peers and experts around city innovation. As cities tackle the biggest issues—including climate change, infrastructure, economic revitalization, equity—they often develop the most innovative and effective policy solutions. We hope you will join us as we convene to advance urban innovation.

Topics include: 
- Women’s Health and Cities
- Innovations in Reducing Transportation Emissions
- Avoiding Displacement of Local Businesses
- New Models for Community Engagement
- As well as the highly popular Innovation Showcase – share your best ideas with you peers!

Times & topics are subject to change.

Friday, January 25

12:00 - 1:00pm

Steering Committee Meeting

Members only

1:00 - 2:00pm


2:00 - 2:15pm

Welcome & Introductions

2:15 - 4:00pm

Women’s Health

4:00 - 4:15pm


4:15 - 6:00pm

Climate Change & Transportation Emissions

6:00 - 6:15pm


6:15 - 7:00pm

Innovation Showcase

7:00 - 7:30pm


7:30 - 9:00pm

Dinner & Keynote

Saturday, January 26

8:00 - 8:30am


​8:30 - 10:15am

​New Models for Community Engagement

10:15 - 10:30am


10:30 - 12:15pm

Supporting Small Business/Buying Local



1:30 - 3:30pm

Steering Committee Meeting

Members only

Friday, January 25 - Saturday, January 26, 2019
Equality Center at the Human Rights Campaign, 1640 Rhode Island, NW, Washington, DC 20036



Member cities: free unlimited registrations

Non-member cities: $325/person

Non-profits/Academic: $400/person

For-profit/prospective sponsors: Contact us to learn more about sponsorship.

Are you a mayor that has yet to attend one of our meetings? Contact us about first-time discounts!


We invite Mayors, other local elected executive-branch leaders, and their senior staff to attend our meetings from the US and Canada only. Other elected local government leaders and staff should contact their executive and/or us for an invitation. Registration covers the cost of materials and all meals listed on the agenda. View our refund cancellation policy here.  If you're with an NGO or a business interested in presenting at or sponsoring a meeting, learn more here or contact us



Attendees are responsible for booking and paying for their own travel and hotel. A room block has been reserved at the Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, a 2-block walk to the meeting, at a rate of $147/night plus tax. Please book no later than Thursday, January 3, 2019. To book:

  1. Call the dedicated group reservation line: 877-212-5752, or
  2. Book online here.



Both meeting and meals will take place at the Equality Center at the Human Rights Campaign, 1640 Rhode Island, NW, Washington, DC 20036. See map:


Logistics: Emily Miota,, 608-263-7958

Content: Ceri Jenkins,, 608-262-5176



Our meetings are business casual, with an emphasis on casual.

  • Check back closer to the event!