Union Station and Kansas City skyline at night

US Conference of Mayors

The 92nd Annual Meeting of the United States Conference of Mayors will take place June 20-23, 2024 in Kansas City, Missouri. It will be presided over by Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve and hosted by Kansas City, MO Mayor Quinton Lucas.

Hourly Schedule

June 22

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Mayoral Fireside Chat - P3 Balancing Risks and Opportunities to Collaborate Across Sectors to Underscore the Importance of Infrastructure Investment
Moderator: Maurice Henderson II | Panelists: Mayor Andre Dickens, City of Atlanta; Stephen Benjamin, Senior Advisor to the President, Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement
4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Electrification of the U.S. Transportation System
This session will cover how cities can accelerate the electrification of transit. Mayors will discuss innovative strategies and collaborative approaches, focusing on infrastructure development, policy advancements, and public-private partnerships. It will include a discussion on how cities can take advantage of U.S. Department of Transportation EV charging grant programs. | Moderator: Jamael Tito Brown, Mayor of Youngstown Ohio | Remarks: Evan Wessel, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Government Affairs, United States Department of Transportation; Katie Zehnder, Technology Department Leader, Vice President, HNTB | Panelists: Leonardo Williams, Mayor of Durham, North Carolina
Katie Zehnder
Katie Zehnder
Katie Zehnder
Project Director, National Electric Mobility Consultant