Category: #ELGL18

#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 – #ELGL18 feedback is being collected via this cool Public Input … Continued

#ELGL18 #FriYay Afternoon

Down the stretch we come at #ELGL18…. Here’s the Friday afternoon schedule….. Follow the action on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter…. Join the members only conversation in our Facebook group. 1:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions Beyond Employee Engagement The City of Aurora, Colorado and the City of Hillsboro, Oregon both dove into addressing how to become an employer … Continued

#ELGL18 Friday Morning

It’s Friday morning at #ELGL18! Let’s rock…. 8:00 a.m. Welcome & Event Day Overview Winner Alert!!!! Building a Smarter Sewer System to Reduce Overflows in Greater Cincinnati  At a Glance: To keep sewage mixed with stormwater out of waterways during rain events, Metropolitan Sewer District built a smarter sewer system that costs less than any other solution. Using … Continued

#ELGL18 Morning Session: Cartegraph

It’s Day 2 of #ELGL18. Here is every detail about the morning session.  Webinar: 3 Tips to Master Storytelling w/ Nick Kittle, Cartegraph & Kent Wyatt, ELGL You’re sharing data with your citizens—but is anyone really listening? And, do they truly understand what you’re trying to communicate? Join Nick and Kent as they share the … Continued

What Works Cities Meets #ELGL18

What Works Cities takes the #ELGL18 stage on Wednesday afternoon. Before you head to the session, learn more about What Works Cities’ Certification.  Podcast: The What Works Cities Certification A new program from Bloomberg’s What Works Cities is recognizing and celebrating the local governments that are leading the nation in the use of data. Simone … Continued

#ELGL18 Feedback Texting

Rise and shine! It’s day one of #ELGL18! We’re doing our conference feedback via text message this year, thanks to Public Input. Please text “ELGL” to 919-504-5151. You’ll receive text messages allowing you to rank/review/comment on all aspects of the conference, and also share feedback on ELGL.

#ELGL18 Photo Shoot: What Does Your Profile Pic Say About You?

This guest blog is by Angelica Wedell with the National Research Center, Inc. Meet Angelica at #ELGL18 – she’ll be behind the camera taking pictures at the conference! Prospective employers, professional connections and even residents will likely see your LinkedIn profile picture before anything else when they search your name. So that photograph is in … Continued

A Taste of #ELGL18 with Michael Baskin, Foundation for Civic Leadership

Know before you go… Meet #ELGL18 attendees before you head to Golden, Colorado. Continue the conversation in the #ELGL18 Facebook Group or by following the #ELGL18 Twitter List. Michael Baskin Foundation for Civic Leadership My favorite adventure in life was…. quitting my corporate gig to go get my hands dirty in city government! Although the corporate gig allowed me to … Continued

A Taste of #ELGL18 with Ashley Wooten, City of Mission Hills, KS

Know before you go… Meet #ELGL18 attendees before you head to Golden, Colorado. Continue the conversation in the #ELGL18 Facebook Group or by following the #ELGL18 Twitter List. Ashley Wooten City of Mission Hills, Kansas Connect: LinkedIn and Twitter My favorite adventure in life was…. Exploring Boston with my little brother during his thanksgiving break, during his undergrad at Berklee.   What … Continued

Free NextRequest Software Trial for #ELGL18 Attendees

Here’s a special offer for #ELGL18 attendees from our friends at NextRequest: It’s not often that you get to take software for a spin before you buy it—especially in government. But we here at NextRequest believe in the mantra “try it before you buy it”—so that’s why we offer a 100% free trial of our … Continued

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