Washington, D.C. – Hundreds of mayors from across the country are gathering for the final day of the virtual U.S. Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) 89th Winter Meeting on Saturday, January 23. Mayors will meet with former Mayor Pete Buttigieg, nominee to be U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary, as well as Special Presidential Envoy on Climate John Kerry and National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy. President Joseph R. Biden will also provide a video address to the Winter Meeting.

The virtual three-day gathering will conclude with sessions on issues such as the ongoing COVID-19 response and recovery, infrastructure, climate change, and immigration.

Featured speakers include:

Video address from President Joseph R. Biden

Pete Buttigieg, Transportation Secretary-Designate

John Kerry, Special Presidential Envoy on Climate, U.S. Department of State

Gina McCarthy, National Climate Advisor, The White House

Julie Chavez Rodriguez, Director of the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, The White House

Tyler Moran, Special Assistant to the President for Immigration for the Domestic Policy Council, The White House

Esther Olavarria, Deputy Director of the Domestic Policy Council for Immigration, The White House

The Honorable Charles Schumer, Senate Majority Leader, United States Senate (NY)

Bill de Blasio, Mayor of New York City

An 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.

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: 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].