WASHINGTON, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Under the leadership of U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and host San Francisco (CA) Mayor Ed Lee, the nation's mayors will convene at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square this summer to discuss the economic health of the nation's cities and their metropolitan areas and the factors that contribute to growth and/or decline. Hundreds of mayors from cities across the country are expected to attend.
Issues topping the Cities 3.0 agenda include: water conservation, transportation, municipal bonds and marketplace fairness, education and workforce development and apprenticeship programs for youth, technology and innovation, energy efficiency, community policing and more. Mayors will also give awards to cities showcasing stellar best practices in the areas of climate protection, manufacturing innovation, childhood obesity prevention, neighborhood stabilization, college and career-readiness training and programs that enhance the livability of America's cities.
On the final day of the meeting, the mayors will debate and vote on policy resolutions to forward to Congress and the Administration in the hopes of shaping federal legislation. Resolutions to be considered at the meeting will be available to review in late May at www.usmayors.org.
All business sessions are OPEN to the press unless otherwise indicated (EVENING EVENTS ARE CLOSED TO PRESS). All press MUST register to attend the meeting at: http://usmayors.org/83rdAnnualMeeting/press_registration.asp. On-site registration at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square hotel will also be available for reporters wishing to cover the meeting. Only reporters with proper press credentials will be allowed access. For planning purposes, a DRAFT AGENDA and list of PRE-REGISTERED MAYORS will be available in early June at www.usmayors.org.
The Conference is proud to announce that Wells Fargo is the title sponsor for this year's Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Wells Fargo & Company is a nationwide, diversified financial services company with $1.6 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 locations, more than 12,500 ATMs, online (wellsfargo.com), and mobile devices.
The U.S. Conference of Mayors 83rd Annual Meeting
Friday, June 19, 2015 to Monday, June 22, 2015
Hilton San Francisco Union Square | 333 O' Farrell Street |
San Francisco, CA 94102 | 415-771-1400
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