New Orleans Events – Wednesday, Aug. 9



NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Wednesday, Aug. 9.

 

 

Wednesday, Aug. 9 – New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu reveals title sponsor of the City of New Orleans’ Bike Share program, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Ashé Cultural Arts Center New Orleans.

www.nola.gov/home

 

Wednesday, Aug. 9 – Coast Guard's 8th District commander returns from its final flight, 11:00 a.m.

Location: U.S. Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans, 400 Russell Ave., New Orleans, LA.

www.uscg.mil

 

Wednesday, Aug. 9 – New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s Office of Economic Development hosts 2017 3rd Quarter Business Information Session, 1:30 p.m.

Location: Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans, LA.

www.nola.gov/home

 

Wednesday, Aug. 9 - Sunday, Aug. 13 – National Association of Black Journalists/ National Association of Hispanic Journalists Convention & Career Fair, including Salute to Excellence Awards Gala. Speakers include Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, CBS “Face the Nation” host John Dickerson, actress Rashida Jones, former NBA player and sports commentator Charles Barkley and NFL Hall of Famer Cris Carter.

Location: Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, LA.

www.nabjconvention.com

 

LATER THIS WEEK

Thursday, Aug. 10 - Saturday, Aug. 12 – NACC National Child Welfare, Juvenile, and Family Law Conference.

Location: The Roosevelt New Orleans, New Orleans, LA.

www.naccchildlaw.org

 

Thursday, Aug. 10 - Saturday, Aug. 12 – U.S. Conference of Mayors Summer Leadership Meeting, including dinner and discussion on 'The Future of Cities,' with USCM president and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, Mike Allen (Axios), La June Montgomery Tabron (W.K. Kellogg Foundation), Marc Morial (National Urban League), Dr. Jeffrey Sachs (Sustainable Development Solutions Network), Jim Anderson (Bloomberg Philanthropies) and Peter Scher (JP Morgan Chase & Co.), 6:30 p.m.

Location: Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans, LA.

www.usmayors.org

 

Friday, Aug. 11 - Saturday, Aug. 12 – U.S. Conference of Mayors Summer Leadership Meeting, day two, with agenda including opening remarks from USCM president and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Columbia, SC, Mayor Steve Benjamin, Rochester Hills, MI, Mayor Bryan Barnett, USCM CEO and executive director Tom Cochran, and RAI/ Reynolds American's Michael Brown, followed by session on 'Tackling the Opioid Epidemic in America's Cities), press conference with USCM Leadership and mayors, 10:15 a.m., and sessions on 'Creative Infrastructure Financing for America's Cities,' 'Equitable Development: Bridging the Divide between Urban & Rural Communities,' 'The Impact of Globalization and Technology on Cities' Economic Growth and Workforce Preparedness,' and 'Violence as a Public Health Threat.' Other speakers include Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services acting director Russell Washington, South Bend, IN, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, and New Orleans Police Department Superintendent Michael Harrison.

Location: Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans, LA.

www.usmayors.org

 

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