NLC University Forum

Jun 26 - Jun 28, 2018
Little Rock, AR
Accommodations

Conference Hotel Block

You can book your hotel online here or call 501-906-4000 to secure a room under the NLC University conference block.

  • Property: Little Rock Marriott | 3 Statehouse Plaza, Little Rock, AR 72201
  • Room Rate: $157.00 
     

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Agenda

TUESDAY, JUNE 26

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Registration

6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Opening Reception NLC University Leadership Forum, Board of Advisors, Councils & Policy Committee Members
Join us, connect and network with not only the Leadership Forum participants but also members of NLC’s Board, councils and policy committees

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mobile Workshop | Hosted by the City of Little Rock, explore various Little Rock neighborhoods and focus on some of the City's community-oriented partnerships.

8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Registration

12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
Opening Luncheon & Keynote

2:00 pm — 5:30 pm  (4 NLCU Credits)

Defining & Exploring: What is Leading Through Disruption?
Malcom Chapman, Former Council Member, Rapid City, South Dakota and President & Founder, The Chapman Group

Strategies & Tools: Using Data to Drive Innovation in Your City
Results For America Staff
Explore ways to deepen your data work in your city to drive meaningful change through disruption.

Personal Skill Development: What is disruption? Defining two sides of the same coin.
Malcom Chapman, Former Council Member, Rapid City, South Dakota and President & Founder, The Chapman Group
Gain tools and a strategy to evaluate personal capacity to be a disruptor and innovator while also learning how to navigate “disruption.”

6:00 pm — 7:30 pm
Networking Happy Hour
Explore more of downtown Little Rock and mingle with forum participants.

THURSDAY, JUNE 28
8:00 am – 9:00 am
Registration

7:30 am – 8:30 am
Networking Breakfast NLC University Leadership Forum, Board of Advisors, Councils & Policy Committee Members
Engage with the Leaders Lab Mayors and Chief of Staff and learn more about their work in building Inclusive Communities.

8:30 am — 5:00 pm (8 NLCU Credits)

Personal Skill Development: Leading Through Disruption – Delving Deeper into The How-To
Malcom Chapman, Former Council Member, Rapid City, South Dakota and President & Founder, The Chapman Group


Strategies & Tools: A Community Conversation- Leading and Supporting Community Disruption through Communication
Carolyn Sawyer, Former News Anchor and President, The Tom Sawyer Company
Build and learn communication skills, strategies to support communication when dealing with or leading community/regional disruption

  • What are tool and strategies for communicating during disruption?
  • How do you leverage your voice to lead positive disruption?

Strategies & Tools: Disruption through Government, Business, and Non-Profit Sector Collaboration
Neil Britto, Executive Director, The Intersector Project
Learn how to build and to leverage cross-sector partnerships as a means of disruption via innovation to move work in your city. Explore examples of successful partnerships and leave with tools and skills to bring back to your city.

Discussion: Leadership Through Disruption City Leaders Reflections & Action Steps: Disruption In Action
Malcom Chapman, Former Council Member, Rapid City, South Dakota and President & Founder, The Chapman Group
Carolyn Sawyer, Former News Anchor and President, The Tom Sawyer Company
Neil Britto, Executive Director, The Intersector Project

Develop your skills as a public servant

Earn credits towards an NLC University Certificate at the Leadership Forum

A common goal among local leaders is to foster a strong community.  To achieve this, city leaders must be successful at tackling the common local-level challenges, while continuing to advocate for city priorities at the state and federal level. Discover strategies to lead through disruption and make the right decisions that support economic and social advancement in your city.

Event Overview

  • What: Leading Through Disruption
  • When: Tuesday, June 26 - Thursday, June 28, 2018 
  • Where: Little Rock Marriott | 3 Statehouse Plaza, Little Rock, AR 72201

Please Note: The NLC University Forum coincides with the NLC Summer Board and Leadership Meeting (invitation only). Some of the programmatic events are held jointly. See below for more information.

Tuesday, June 26

  • 6:30– 9:30 PM Joint Reception | All Registrants.

Wednesday, June 27

  • 7:00– 8:30AM Joint Breakfast | All Registrants.
  • 11:00AM – 12PM Mobile Workshop | Free with NLC Summer Board & Leadership Meeting or NLCU Forum Registration
  • 12PM-1:30PM Joint Luncheon | All Registrants.
  • 12PM – 5:30PM NLCU Forum Day 1 (4 Credits) | Discounted Rate for Leadership and Summer Board Participants to participate in Wednesday only (see tickets for special rates).
  • 6:00– 7:30PM Networking Happy Hour | NLCU Forum Registrants only.

Thursday, June 28

  • 7:30– 8:30AM Breakfast | NLCU Forum Registrants only.
  • 12- 1:30PM Luncheon | NLCU Forum Registrants only.
  • 8:30AM – 5PM NLCU Forum Day 2 (8 Credits) | NLCU Forum Registrants only.

 

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