Six-time NBA champion, author, filmmaker and columnist
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a global icon that changed the game of professional basketball. Since his stellar professional career, he has gone on to become a celebrated New York Times-bestselling author, filmmaker, ambassador of education and Washington Post and Time magazine columnist.
Record-breaking athlete, sports broadcaster and author
At the age of 64, Diana Nyad successfully fulfilled her lifelong dream of completing the 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida in 2013. In the 1970s, Nyad was the greatest long-distance swimmer in the world and has been inducted into many halls of fame, including the International Women’s Sports Hall of Fame. She became a prominent sports broadcaster, filing compelling reports for NPR, ABC’s “Wide World of Sports,” Fox Sports and The New York Times and recently released a bestselling memoir, “Find a Way,” that has been optioned for the big screen.
Co-founder and president, Esri
A geographer with deep roots in landscape architecture, Jack Dangermond commercialized geographic information systems (GIS) after a decade of research and development as a regional planning consultant in his hometown of Redlands, Calif. In 1981, Jack directed the design of the world's first commercially available GIS software product. By 1999, Dangermond had guided Esri from a small research group of a dozen people to a global organization of 3,100 employees. Today, Esri dominates the geospatial technology industry and is the fourth largest privately held software company in the world.
Presidential historian and Pulitzer prizewinner
Jon Meacham is known for his depth of knowledge about politics, religion and current affairs and analysis of how issues and events affect our lives. His latest presidential biography, “Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush,” debuted at number one on The New York Times bestsellers list. Other national bestsellers include “Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power,” “Franklin and Winston,” “American Gospel” and “American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House,” which won the Pulitzer Prize in 2009.
Lights. Leadership. Action!
Join county officials, experts from the private and nonprofit sectors and other leaders from across the country in Los Angeles County, Calif. for the 2016 NACo Annual Conference and Exposition.
This is your chance to exchange cutting-edge best practices and shape NACo’s federal policy agenda for the year ahead. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind opportunity to access information and resources to address some of our most pressing challenges -- the opioid and heroin crisis, criminal justice and mental health reform, transportation and infrastructure, economic development and much more. Additionally, take a look at innovative, cost-saving products and services on display from participating companies and exhibitors.
All counties, parishes and boroughs are welcome to attend Policy Steering Committee meetings and workshops beginning on Friday, July 22nd. We hope you will join us in Los Angeles County/Long Beach!
Located alongside a picturesque harbor on the beautiful Pacific Ocean, Long Beach is small enough to call your own for any number of days, yet offers the experience, diversity and variety of a much larger city. Learn more about Long Beach.
POSTMARKED BY 6/10
6/11 - 7/21
IN LONG BEACH, CALIF.
|NACo Board of Directors||$515||$540||$650|
|NACo County Member||$515||$540||$650|
|State Association of Counties Staff||$515||$540||$650|
|NACo Corporate Member||$515||$540||$650|
|Government (Federal or State employees only)||$565||$615||$770|
Friday - Saturday | Saturday - Sunday | Sunday - Monday | Monday - Tuesday
|Working Press (Staff Only)||complimentary|
If you plan on attending the Sunday, July 24 Awards Luncheon, an additional fee of $15 will be applied to your total due. Forms must be postmarked by the dates below in order to qualify for the selected rate category. NACo reserves the right to correct any errors when calculating the total amount due.
Plan for productivity with the detailed conference schedule listing the workshops, speakers, mobile tours and networking opportunities on offer.FULL SCHEDULE