Vice President Al Gore entertains the mayors as Mayor Paul Helmke, Mayor Deedee Corradini and Senator John Breaux (D-LA) look on.

Denver Mayor and Conference President Wellington Webb outlines his plans for the upcoming year.

The illuminated 67th Annual Conference logo decorates the stage.

CEO of World International Network Larry Gershman addresses the mayors during the National Conversation on School Violence and Kids from 2:00 to 8:00pm session.

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, co-chair of the Mayors and Public Schools Task Force, reports to the mayors.

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Eric Holder talks with the mayors during the National Conversation on School Violence and Kids from 2:00 to 8:00pm session.

Eric Roberts, President and CEO of the Magic Johnson Foundation, makes a point during the Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon.

Former St. Paul Mayor Jim Scheibel addresses mayors attending a breakfast honoring General Colin Powell's America's Promise initiative. Scheibel is the organization's current Vice President for Communities and States.

HUD Secretary Andrew Cuomo addresses the mayors.

Berkeley Mayor Shirley Dean poses a question during a plenary session.

Reno Mayor Jeff Griffin and New Berlin Mayor James Gatzke -- members of the Conference Gaming Task Force -- take in a presentation about the Harrah's Casino now under construction in downtown New Orleans.

Mayor Deedee Corradini moderates a discussion during a plenary session.

Secretary Andrew Cuomo, Denver Mayor Wellington Webb and Vice President Gore (front row) and U.S. Representative William Jefferson (D-LA) and Senator John Breaux (D-LA) (back row) applaud Mayor Corradini's remarks.

Gary Mayor Scott King discusses drug issues during Monday's plenary session.

White House Drug Czar Barry McCaffrey responds to a question from a mayor.

White House Y2K Czar John Koskinen emphasizes open communication during the closing session.