Civic Innovation Summit

Join us at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week to talk city-wide issues and innovative solutions.

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM


519 Fulton St
New Orleans, LA 70130

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Join the City of New Orleans, Propeller, Civic Consulting USA, the National Resource Network, and GNO Inc., as we bring together leaders from across public, private and nonprofit sectors, for the first time ever, to talk city-wide issues and innovative solutions leading up to the City’s 300th anniversary in 2018.

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1:05pm-1:10pm | Welcome and Introduction of Keynote Speaker

1:10pm-1:30pm | Opening Remarks: New Orleans as the “Nation’s Laboratory for Innovation and Change”

1:30pm-2:15pm | Local Leaders: Here’s what we’ve done well, but here are three specific problems facing New Orleans as we “adapt to thrive.”


Jeff Hebert | Chief Resilience Officer, City of New Orleans
Ashleigh Gardere | Sr. Advisor to Mayor Landrieu, City of New Orleans
Alexandra Norton | Director of Innovation, City of New Orleans
Oliver Wise | Director, Office of Performance and Accountability, City of New Orleans

2:15pm-3:00pm | National Leaders: Here’s what’s being done well nationally and here’s the frame for starting to address these problems in New Orleans

3:05pm-3:45pm | Ideation: Setting the Agenda for Collaboration

3:45pm-4:00pm | Report Out & Next Steps