PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE

The 2018 Sociable City Summit schedule brings a global network together to share insights and strategies. There are five program session structures:

  • General Assembly: Presentations to all participants in the main ballroom
  • Roundtable Discussion: Short introductions with facilitated discussion among panelists
  • Learning Laboratory: Formal training with limited discussion. Designed to convey information.
  • Mentorship: Small group meetings with featured speakers and presenters
  • Trendspotting: Open forums on set topic or bring your own to the session

Check back for agenda and program updates.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

8:00 AM

Academy Check-in

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Nighttime Management Academy - Separate Registration

FORMAT: Learning Laboratory

Lunch Included

1:00 - 5:00 PM

SUMMIT REGISTRATION

 

3:00 PM

Spectacular Welcome to New Orleans

FORMAT: General Assembly

Refreshments

5:00 PM

Orientation about the Second Line

 

 

5:15 PM

Break

 

5:45 PM

Second Line Your way to Antoine's Restaurant

FORMAT: Reception

Appetizers and Refreshments

7:30 PM

Dinner on Own

 

MONday, February 19, 2018

7:30 AM

Summit Registration & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

 

8:30 AM

Welcome

  • Jim Peters, President, Responsible Hospitality Institute
  • New Orleans Welcome

 

9:00 AM

Keynote Presentations

FORMAT: General Assembly

 

 

  •  Jamin Creed Rowan, Author, The Sociable City
  • California State Senator Scott Wiener

 

10:00 AM

Break

Refreshments

10:15 AM

Breakout Sessions

 

 

 

FORMAT: Roundtable Discussion

 

FORMAT: Learning Laboratory

 

Open Session

  • Discussion with Keynote Speakers Jamin Rowan and Scott Wiener

FORMAT: Mentorship

11:45 PM

Break

 

12:00 PM

Networking Luncheon

 

1:15 PM

Keynote Panel

 

3:00 PM

Break

Refreshments

3:15 PM

Breakout Sessions

 

 

 

FORMAT: Roundtable Discussion

 

FORMAT: Learning Laboratory

 

Open Session

  • The Future of Large Urban Nightlife Venues

FORMAT: Trendspotting

5:00 PM

Break

 

tuesday, February 20, 2018

8:30 AM

Continental Breakfast

Refreshments

9:00 AM

Breakout Sessions

 

 

 

Form an Alliance

  • Sociable City Showcase: Austin Texas
  • We're all in this Together: Seattle’s Innovative Approach to Nightlife Engagement

FORMAT: Roundtable Discussion

 

Plan for People

  • Transportation Systems for Nightlife Districts

FORMAT: Roundtable Discussion

 

FORMAT: Learning Laboratory

 

Open Session

  • To be announced

FORMAT: Trendspotting

10:30 AM

Break

 

10:45 AM

FORMAT: Roundtable Discussion

 

Assure Safety

  • Trendspotting: Safety, Security, Control - Defining the Difference

FORMAT: Learning Laboratory

 

Enhance Vibrancy

  • Trendspotting: Cannabis and Craft Beverages

FORMAT: Learning Laboratory

 

Open Session

  • To be announced

FORMAT: Trendspotting

12:00 PM

Break

 

12:15 PM

Luncheon

 

1:00 PM

Closing Keynote and Panel

FORMAT: General Assembly

 

  • Session Moderators and Panelists will provide a concise summary of lessons learned in a Roundtable Discussion and how all combine to build a comprehensive strategic plan
  • The Future of Nighttime Management: Philip Kolvin, a pioneer in policy, advocacy and program development will provide his vision of the future of nighttime management. Anyone attending the Austin Summit knows the power of Philip's words and insights.

 

2:00 PM

Summit Ends

 

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