Category: Local Gov Conferences

OGFOA Fall Conference

I’m heading down to Salem, Oregon tomorrow for the OGFOA Fall Conference. They’ve graciously booked me two hours to talk about ELGL, our founding in Oregon, and the work we do with local governments around the country. I’m also helping with a speed coaching session they’re doing with conference attendees, focusing on the workforce needs … Continued

#PBB18 & #NDoCH

This is my running blog about two events ELGL is participating in this week: #PBB18 and #NDoCH: Friday, August 10, 2018 My day was full of traveling from Denver to San Francisco (with a hearty amount of airline delays thrown in) and reading as I prepare for tomorrow’s #NDoCH event. I will be live tweeting … Continued

Engaging Women in Public Service: Building Your Leadership Muscle

via GIPHY Hey hey ELGL fam! Today’s a big day for me… not only am I publishing my very first ELGL blog post, but I just landed in Winston-Salem, North Carolina to attend the Engaging Women in Public Service conference put on by the UNC School of Government. Yes, I am currently listening to Beyoncé’s … Continued

#CCCMA in Glenwood Springs, CO 2017

Greetings from the CCCMA Winter Conference in Glenwood Springs! It’s snowing and absolutely beautiful here. And the hospitality is off the charts. Beers and burgers last night at Doc Holliday’s Tavern, now… local government awesomeness. The conference started with a keynote by Bob Lavigna of CPS Consulting; he covered the gamut of why government should … Continued

Tales About Texas: Until the Next Episode

Live from the SGR Conference in Grapevine, TX! ELGL co-founder Kent Wyatt chronicles why Texas is more fun than Missouri – A Show-Me State Celebration: #MCMA17. He’ll stoke the envy of the Missouri folks and create a few alternative facts to keep everyone on their toes. Friday, January 27 Trendy #SGR2017 has a highlight on Twitter.   Until the … Continued

Live from Curtis Street: How Many Times in Life…

Hat tip to the Center for Priority Based Budgeting for inviting us back for a third straight year. Kent Wyatt will update this post with all the action. Let’s go! Thursday, August 4 Hat Tip Kudos to CPBB for inviting us to the party. Let’s do it again.   The Unofficial CPBB Picture Book You may not … Continued

Presentation Materials from #NCLGBA16

Here’s the link to our presentation from today’s North Carolina Local Government Budget Association conference in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. Please feel free to mimic and copy this presentation for your professional association conferences. We also used real time polling to communicate with our audience today; here are the results of the polling:     … Continued

It’s the Economy at NCLGBA’s Last Day

ELGL is visiting Wrightsville Beach for the North Carolina Local Government Budget Association (NCLGBA) summer conference. In this column, ELGL nerd Ben Kittelson reflects on the experience. By Ben Kittelson – LinkedIn and Twitter July 15 Economics and Economic Incentives Final day of the conference and it was all economics. The day led off with a representative from … Continued

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