#ELGL18: The Debrief

#ELGL18: The Debrief

Huge thanks to the 200 local government professionals who attended #ELGL18 in Golden, Colorado. We covered a lot of ground which means we have a number of follow up items.

ELGL members: you can request slides from #ELGL18 presentations by sending a request to Kent – kent@elgl.org.


#ELGL18 feedback is being collected via this cool Public Input tool.

Check out hundreds of pictures in the #ELGL18 Photo Album

Downtown Colorado, Inc features the #ELGL18 experience. H/T to Kylie Brown.

Additional resources (here, here, & here) from Sparkle Stories. H/T to Dan Weinheimer for introducing ELGL to David.

Scott Lazenby, City of Lake Oswego, OR City Manager, debuted his new book. Order it here.

ELGL co-founder Kent Wyatt & Cartegraph Government Performance & Innovation Coach Nick Kittle presented the ELGL & Cartegraph Clarity Award. Learn more about storytelling – 3 Tips to Master Storytelling.

Paving for Pizza: If you attended the #ELGL18 session, you know about ELGL’s unique partnership with a major pizza chain. Unfortunately, we can’t talk about the details until mid-June. Hint: You’ll know it when you see the commercial.

Ellory Monks presented the ELGL & Atlas Best Water Infrastructure Projects

Michael Karlik introduced us to City Council Chronicles and Tear It Down podcast.

Listen to GovLove podcast episodes with Connor & Tom Barwin, David LaFrance, Jim O’Heir (Parks & Rec TV show)Leigh Tami, and Malcolm Gladwell. Leave a 5-star for a chance to win the official socks of ELGL.

Attendees learned how the ELGL Vendor Directory can help connect them with the right partner.

ELGL members learned how the they can post on the Job Board & Facebook Group for Jobs.

Opportunities exist to write for ELGL.


Extra Credit: Help us continue to attract the brightest minds in local government (article via Stacy Schweikhart) by sharing the benefits of ELGL with your colleagues. New members gain access to webinars, job board, members-only Facebook group, and exclusive content. Membership is $15/students, $30/individuals, $300/organizations or businesses.

Thanks to #ELGL18 attendee Gary Palmer for adding the City of Roswell, Georgia to our all-in member family.