#ELGL18 is May 16, 17 and 18 in Golden, Colorado!

This is a big tent local government learning opportunity to broaden your knowledge on a variety of topics, in a unique location.

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Tickets for the three day conference are $200 and includes the full agenda!

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We've reserved hotel blocks at two Golden hotels that are within walking distance of the conference spaces.

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ELGL conferences are affordable because of support from our awesome sponsors!


Wednesday, May 16

Day in the Life – experience a day with a Denver-area local government (please note: limited spots available, participants must register and will be selected via lottery)

Noon – 5:00

What Works Cities: Data Driven Decision Making
Spend a half day with the What Works Cities team and learn how your organization can use data to drive innovation.

5:00 p.m.
Hosted social event at McKinstry’s Innovation Space, featuring live music

Thursday, May 17

8:00 a.m. – Noon

Rocky Mountain High Performance Local Government
Spend a half day with the Cartegraph team and learn about high performance government, featuring Colorado’s best local government innovators.

1:00 p.m.
#ELGL18 Grand Opening

1:30 p.m.
Tours of the Golden, Colorado areas of interest

3:30 p.m.
Attendee led meet-ups

5:30 p.m.
Hosted dinner & social event

Friday, May 18

7:30 a.m.
Hosted breakfast

8:00 a.m.
Sessions begin

Hosted lunch at restaurants around Golden, CO

1:30 p.m.
Sessions continue

5:00 p.m.
Hosted social hour

Session information:

Water infrastructure
City management book release party
Cannabis regulation and legalization
Process improvement
Communications & social media
Technology procurement
Data & innovation

Additional #ELGL18 Resources

Technology Learning Lab
Meet with government technology companies and view demos of the latest products designed to promote and enhance government innovation.

Career Development Lab
Get your resume reviewed, practice interviewing, and talk to recruiters and hiring managers about the best next steps to advance your local government career.

Professional Head Shots
A professional photographer will be available to take new head shots for your LinkedIn profile and professional use.

#ELGL18 Attendee Profiles

Here are some of the awesome people you’ll meet at #ELGL18!

#ELGL18 Blog Posts

Here are the blog posts about #ELGL18 so you can read up on each session and get excited!