Category: #ELGL19 Agenda

Strategy and Performance Management Cohort

The 2021 Strategy and Performance Management cohort is a three-month program that helps cities, counties, and towns draft and implement a strategic plan quickly. This rapid-learning framework will help local governments with limited resources quickly build a strategic plan – a long-term vision of where they want to be in the future, as well as … Continued

Come take a JoyRide at #ELGL19

ELGL uses multiple platforms to engage the brightest minds in local government. One of those ways is GovLove, a weekly podcast that examines the profession of local government and discusses the future of the sector and how it can be improved to attract the best and brightest. From City Managers to interns and everyone in … Continued

Durham Bulls Game at #ELGL19

Location: Meet at Left Field Entrance, 359 Blackwell Street, Durham, NC 27701 Durham Bulls Game May 15, 2019  6:00 – 8:00 Fee: $10.00 RSVP online Reserve your ticket to see the Durham Bulls play Lehigh Valley during the #ELGL19 conference. We’ll get group seating for a night of baseball with friends. The Durham Bulls are … Continued

Hi-Wire Mixer at #ELGL19

We’re excited to announce that the #ELGL19 conference mixer will be powered by at Hi-Wire Brewing in Durham, NC. The event is on Thursday, May 16, 2019  from 6:00 – 8:00 at the Golden Belt brewery location (800 Taylor St, #9-150, Durham, NC). This hosted event is included in your #ELGL19 ticket price (register … Continued

ELGL19 Keynote: Mayors on Leading Cities & Driving Change

Time: 11:45 am Friday, May 17 Location: Durham Convention Center Ballroom  Keynote: Mayors on Leading Cities & Driving Change Mayors across the country are leading communities that are grappling with wicked problems. They set a vision for where their city is going and set the tone for policy, discussion, and focus. Two mayors from different … Continued

ELGL19 Keynote: Media at the Intersection of Innovation & Local Government

Time: 4:30 pm Thursday, May 16 Location: Durham Convention Center Ballroom  Keynote: Media at the Intersection of Innovation & Local Government Media and local government. From gentrification and natural disasters to housing policy and transportation – local government reporters across the country are responsible for being as connected to innovation as the subjects they cover. … Continued

ELGL19 Innovation Summit: Taking the Next Steps

Time: 1:00 pm Wednesday, May 15 (Lunch starts at Noon) Location: The Rickhouse, 609 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701 Innovation Unplugged: A Summit on Getting the Work Done This half day, pre-conference summit on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 will explore the messy work of innovation in local government. This half day of sharing and learning … Continued

ELGL19 Keynote: Lightning Round with Traeger Award Winners

Time: 9:00 am Friday, May 17 Location: Durham Convention Center Ballroom  Keynote: Lightning Round with the Traeger Award Winners Talking at lightning speed with literally the most passion about local government? Sounds like a job for Chris Traeger… We’re bringing 2019’s top ten Traeger Award winners to the stage for a whirlwind keynote session. Each … Continued

ELGL19 Session: Skills Based Recruiting & Hiring

Time: 2:00 pm Thursday, May 16 Location: Morris Street Hallway, Room #1  Breakout: Skills Based Recruiting & Hiring Standard recruiting and hiring processes seem to be dominated by a focus on degree and pedigree. Rigid job descriptions and strict qualification standards unnecessarily limit applicant pools and take the focus away from what is actually important. … Continued

ELGL19 Session: Racial Equity in City Building

Time: 3:15 pm Thursday, May 16 Location: Foster Street Hallway, Room #2 Breakout: Racial Equity in City Building  Jurisdictions across the nation are taking a look at how to advance opportunities for all of their residents, and are making real commitments to address racial equity. One of the first steps is looking at the impact … Continued

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