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Annual Conference Wednesday Keynote Speaker Announced

October 2, 2019
Mark your calendars to welcome John Martin to the stage during the Opening General Session at the League of California Cities 2019 Annual Conference & Expo, scheduled for Oct. 16 – 18 in Long Beach.
 
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This much is true: we are all going to live the rest of our lives in the future. But, how can we know what that tomorrow will look like? Where should we focus our efforts today?
 
Martin, CEO and Managing Partner of SIR, a strategic management consulting firm, will share the key trends impacting cities and towns of all sizes across the nation in an engaging, entertaining and informative keynote presentation. Rather than predict the future, Martin will lay out the future we already know — the demographic, societal and cultural shifts already underway. He’ll equip attendees with a unique lens to understand these trends and help everyone think like a futurist. Fast-paced and filled with practical action steps, The Future of Cities presentation will help you be better positioned to succeed today and tomorrow.
 

Check out this special invitation video from opening keynote speaker John Martin.

Registration and Housing
 
Register by Aug. 14 and receive $50 off your conference registration with the early bird discount. A full conference registration includes access to educational sessions, Wednesday host-city reception, networking events, Thursday lunch with exhibitors, and the Friday closing luncheon. Member city full conference registrations start at $550 when you register before Aug. 14, or $600 when registering after. 
 
There are several fantastic properties for lodging this year around the Long Beach Convention Center. A limited number of hotel rooms are available at reduced rates for registered attendees; please register first before receiving the links in your registration confirmation email to reserve hotel rooms. Hotel reservations are only available online. 
 
Register early, as space is limited.
 
If you have any questions, please send an email to education@cacities.org.
 
Visit https://www.cacities.org/AC for more information.


 
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