Annual Conference

Official #ELGL14 Picture Show Including The Wave

0 Comments 19 October 2014

So many photos from #ELGL14 – some blurry, some off-centered, and some from a bike – but we’ve enlisted our official photographer David Nguyen to release the Official #ELGL14 Collection. Huge thanks to David who also photographed #ELGL13, our visit with Mark Funkhouser, Governing Magazine and our sustainability forum with Portland Mayor Hales and Indianapolis [...]

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Webinar, Webinar Library

Webinar Library: AWC and ELGL Present “Landing Your Dream Job”

Comments Off 19 October 2014

In case you missed it, here’s one of the most popular webinars in ELGL history, “Landing Your Dream Job” with Bob Harrison, City Administrator, City of Issaquah, Marissa Karras, Vice President, Karras Consulting, Stephen Buxbaum, Mayor, City of Olympia Find out what the local government employment landscape looks like and what local government employers are looking for in [...]

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Webinar

Innovation Series: GovFresh & Government Websites

0 Comments 19 October 2014

Coming on November 4th we have a webinar all about local government websites. GovFresh a company founded to encourage public service innovation and civic entrepreneurs will be talking about GovPress a custom built WordPress website format for government. Check out the details and register below. Register for the GovFresh Webinar on Nov. 4 How are [...]

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Morning Buzz, Uncategorized

10.17.2014

3 Comments 17 October 2014

  You guys… today is #ELGL14. We are very happy to bring you one of the premier local government conferences out there. To celebrate todays conference, we bring you a snapshot of conferences gone bad. For those who cannot make the conference this year, be sure to follow along throughout the day using the hashtag #ELGL14 [...]

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Annual Conference

#ELGL14 Speaker Bios: Emily Badger

2 Comments 16 October 2014

Check out the bio for our keynote speaker for tomorrow’s conference, former Oregonian intern and current Washington Post reporter Emily Badger! Bio: I’m a staff writer at the Washington Post, where I cover national urban policy issues ranging from housing to transportation, to urban planning and inequality. I’m based in Washington but am interested in these [...]

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Deep Thoughts

Deep Thoughts with Victor Sin, City of Beaverton

1 Comment 16 October 2014

Prepare for #ELGL14 by learning about who is attending. Find out if you’ll be surrounded by soft talkers, loud eaters, and finger biters or whether you’ll be surrounded by the best in local government. Victor Sin City of Beaverton — Events Coordinator Connect: LinkedIn #ELGL14 is…..an amazing network of stellar people from all over the country coming [...]

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Deep Thoughts

Deep Thoughts with Jon Makler, ODOT Principal Planner

1 Comment 16 October 2014

Prepare for #ELGL14 by learning about who is attending. Find out if you’ll be surrounded by soft talkers, loud eaters, and finger biters or whether you’ll be surrounded by the best in local government. Jon Makler Oregon Department of Transportation – Principal Planner Connect: LinkedIn and Twitter (Complete the sentence) #ELGL14 is…..going to motivate me. Registration for #ELGL14 [...]

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Annual Conference

#ELGL14 Full Day Agenda

1 Comment 16 October 2014

Here’s the full schedule of sessions for #ELGL14.  We’re excited to see you there!  As a reminder – we’re sold out, so if you haven’t registered yet – you’ll have to follow along on Twitter and Facebook as conference attendees share their takeaways from each session.   Breakfast (7:30): The Social Media Scene Gymnasium   [...]

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The Outsider's View

What College Undergrads Think About Local Government?

4 Comments 16 October 2014

You’ve heard from Connor Reed, Indiana University and Ashlyn Salzman, WSU-Vancouver, about their interest in local government. To dig even deeper, we recently polled undergraduate students at a four-year university about their opinion of local government. Here’s what we heard.   “Our Congresswoman is inaccessible. She is never actually in town and doesn’t hold town hall [...]

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Deep Thoughts

Deep Thoughts with Brad Kilby, City of Sherwood

1 Comment 16 October 2014

Prepare for #ELGL14 by learning about who is attending. Find out if you’ll be surrounded by soft talkers, loud eaters, and finger biters or whether you’ll be surrounded by the best in local government. Brad Kilby City of Sherwood — Planning Manager Connect: LinkedIn (Complete the sentence) #ELGL14 is…..an up and coming organization of highly motivated individuals [...]

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