Featured Speakers

Opening General Session

Monday, March 11 - Marriott Ballroom Salon 2 & 3

Frank Luntz
 

Frank Luntz

Bipartisan Political Pollster and Communications Expert




Mayor Nutter

Michael A. Nutter

Mayor of Philadelphia

     
Vincent C. Gray

Vincent C. Gray 

Mayor of Washington, D.C.




Afternoon General Session

Monday, March 11 - Marriott Ballroom Salon 2 & 3

Kathleen Sebelius
 

Kathleen Sebelius

U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services




Shaun Donovan  

Shaun Donovan

U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

     
Martin Dempsey

Martin Dempsey 

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff




Closing General Session

Tuesday, March 12 - Marriott Ballroom Salon 2 & 3

Vice President Joe Biden
 

Joe Biden

Vice President of the United States




 John McCain

John McCain

Senator (R-AZ)




Tom Vilsack

Tom Vilsack

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture




J.C. Watts

J.C. Watts

Chairman of the J.C. Watts Companies and Former Congressman




Other Featured Speakers

Al Sharpton

Celebrate Diversity Breakfast

Monday, March 11 - 7:30am - 9:oopm - Thurgood Marshall Ballroom W

Rev. Al Sharpton

Founder of the National Action Network and Host of MSNBC's 'PoliticsNation'



 Ed Rendell  

Protecting Cities in the Federal Budget Debates

Tuesday, March 12 - 8:30am - 10:00pm - Maryland Suite A, B, & C

Ed Rendell

Former Governor of Pennsylvania and Chair of the Fix the Debt Coalition




Randi Weingarten

Educating America - How City Elected Officials Can Influence School Reform

Tuesday, March 12 - 8:30am - 10:00pm - Marriott Ballroom Salon 1

Randi Weingarten

President of the American Federation of Teachers

Janet Napolitano

Comprehensive Immigration Reform - What Does It Mean for Cities?

Tuesday, March 12 - 8:30am - 10:00pm - Thurgood Marshall Ballroom N

Janet Napolitano

Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security