Tuesday, Oct. 31

TUESDAY, OCT. 31, 2017

Location: Beus Center for Law and Society (111 E Taylor St)
The first full day of the 2017 CEOs for Cities National Meeting begins with an early breakfast and opening remarks, followed by a day of programming — including keynote speakers, panel discussions and city field trips in Phoenix.

7 a.m. Registration + Continental Breakfast
8 a.m. Welcome Remarks

Lee Fisher, Senior Advisor, CEOs for Cities
Bob Milbourne, Chair, CEOs for Cities Board
Duke Reiter, Executive Director, University City Exchange, ASU

8:15 a.m. The ASU/Phoenix Model, an Unprecedented Partnership

Mayor Greg Stanton, City of Phoenix

9 a.m. Panel // Pittsburgh & Paris
Why Cities Matter More Than Ever

Moderator: Tom Murphy, Senior Fellow, ULI, former Mayor of Pittsburgh
Mayor Greg Stanton, City of Phoenix
Other Speakers TBA Soon

10:00 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. Panel // What Region of the U.S is the Most Compelling Window on the Future?

Moderator: Duke Reiter, Executive Director, University City Exchange, ASU
Mayor Jonathan Rothchild, City of Tucson
Mayor Sandy Stimpson, City of Mobile
Mayor Sharon Weston Broome, City of Baton Rouge
Other Speakers TBA Soon

11:15 a.m. Lightning Round // Phoenix, ASU and Related Partnerships

Christine Mackay, Director of Economic Development, City of Phoenix
Denise Resnick, Founder, President and CEO, First Place
Kimber Lanning, Founder and Executive Director, Local First, Arizona
Beatriz Rendon, CEO, ASU Prep Academy, VP of Educational Outreach, ASU
Phil Regier, CEO, Ed Plus, Exec. Vice Provost, ASU/Starbucks Partnership

12:15 p.m. Walk to Lunch

Location: Renaissance Hotel North Ballroom (100 N. 1st St.)

1 p.m. Keynote // TBA Soon!

2:30 p.m. Field Trips

Field Trip #1: THE UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY
Positioning a new campus in the urban core and the resultant impact for all parties.
Location: ASU Downtown campus and surroundings

Field Trip #2: WHAT IS AN INNOVATION DISTRICT?
Defining terms, expectations, commitments, and urban implications
Location: Warehouse District, selected businesses and incubators

Field Trip #3: PHOENIX CENTER FOR THE ARTS
How can a nationally recognized arts district maintain its identity while sparking development?
Location: Roosevelt Row, Grand Avenue, Phoenix Art Museums

Field Trip #4: TALKING TRASH
Creating a circular economy and transforming waste into entrepreneurial opportunities.
Location: Resource Innovation Campus, 19th Avenue Waste Transfer Station

Field Trip #5: THE MOST AUTISM-FRIENDLY CITY IN THE WORLD
A new era of housing and community development for individuals with autism; a connected community: opening doors to options for living, learning and leading.
Locations: FirstPlace, SARRC

Field Trip #6: THE FUTURE OF WATER
Learning from a arid climate and the legacy of engineering the desert
Locations: SRP canal system, Decision Center for a Desert City, other

Field Trip #7: CITY OF TEMPE
The transformation of a college town into a locus of business, multi-family housing and recreation.
Locations: Mill Avenue, Tempe Town Lake, ASU campus, State Farm campus, other

Field Trip #8: HEALTH SERVICES TO THE HOMELESS
Reducing health care costs while assisting vulnerable homeless into stability off the streets.
Locations: Circle The City Medical Respite Center; Vitalyst Health Foundation workshop on sustainable solutions through innovative partnerships

Field Trip #9: THINK LOCAL. BUY LOCAL
Be Local First Arizona: a culture of hometown pride that fuels support and investment in local entrepreneurs. How to re-think a municipal services environment to promote and advocate for local business.
Locations: light-rail field trip to Central Avenue hot spots

Field Trip #10: NON-TRADITIONAL SCHOOLS MEET NEEDS OF TODAY’S STUDENTS
Locations: Arizona School for the Arts ; Bioscience High School; Coding Academy; ASU Prep Academy;  Explore the evolving landscape of today’s educational options

6 p.m. Evening Reception // Heard Museum

The Heard Museum (2301 N Central Ave) was founded in 1929 and showcases collections of different culture and art from Native peoples throughout the Americas. There are a wide variety of collections, including Hopi katsina dolls, Navajo textiles and prehistory, Southwestern ceramics. Currently, the Museum is featuring the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera exhibit until August 20th. You can view additional art collections right from your desk! Preview the online collections from fine art, jewelry and fashion to pottery and textiles!

David Roche, Director, Heard Museum

7 p.m. The Future of the Suburban City // Heard Museum

Moderated open discussion with Grady Gammage, Author, “The Future of the Suburban City” during reception!

8 p.m. Dinner in Phoenix

Enjoy dinner on your own in the city.