Congressional City Conference Features Leading Voices on the Issues that Matter to Cities

February 18, 2014

By Angelina Panettieri

The Congressional City Conference is fast approaching, and will feature a number of leading voices on the issues that matter most to cities. Recently announced speakers include U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson.

Secretary Foxx brings his experience as mayor of Charlotte, N.C. to his work with the Department of Transportation. Secretary Johnson, who assumed his current position in December 2013, has served as General Counsel for the Department of Defense and the Department of the Air Force, and as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.

These leaders will be joined by U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, as well as media powerhouses Gwen Ifill and Andrea Mitchell. Other general session speakers include Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, President of UMBC (The University of Maryland, Baltimore County) and Michael P. Kercheval, President and Chief Executive Officer of the International Council of Shopping Centers.

The Congressional City Conference is happening March 8th - 12th in Washington, D.C. Register today!