Mayors to Meet with Biden Administration Officials, Congressional Leaders & Business Leaders to discuss priorities including COVID-19 response and recovery, vaccine distribution, climate change, immigration and more

Thursday, January 21 – Saturday, January 23, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Hundreds of mayors from across the country are gathering virtually for the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) 89th Winter Meeting from Thursday, January 21 to Saturday, January 23, 2021. Mayors will engage with incoming Biden administration officials, Congressional leaders and business leaders to discuss the state of America’s cities and the biggest challenges currently facing the nation. USCM President Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer will lead the virtual three-day gathering. Sessions will focus on issues such as the ongoing COVID-19 response and recovery, vaccine distribution, racial equity, climate change, gun violence prevention, immigration, and cybersecurity.

Featured speakers include:

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker, United States House of Representatives (CA)

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director, National Institute on Allergic and Infectious Diseases

Dr. Vivek Murthy, U.S. Surgeon General Nominee, Co-Chair, Biden-Harris Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board

Brandon Wales, Acting Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, United States Department of Homeland Security

Michael R. Bloomberg, 108th Mayor of New York City; Founder, Bloomberg LP and Bloomberg Philanthropies

Marc Morial, President and CEO, National Urban League

Jonathan Greenblatt, President and CEO, Anti-Defamation League

Hans Vestberg, Chairman and CEO, Verizon

Doug McMillon, CEO, Walmart, Chairman, The Business Roundtable

A draft agenda is available here. Members of the media are encouraged to register in advance. All business/day-time sessions are open to the press unless otherwise indicated.

All plenary sessions will be livestreamed on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

Note to producers, editors and hosts: For more information on interview opportunities, please contact Sara Durr at [email protected].

WHAT: U.S. Conference of Mayors 89th Winter Meeting

WHEN: Thursday, January 21 – Saturday, January 23, 2021

WHERE: Virtual 89th Winter Meeting Website and Attendee Hub (Registration Required)

RSVP: Interested media should RSVP to Sara Durr at [email protected].