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#ELGL19 Agenda

On May 15, 16 and 17 the brightest minds in local government will convene at a national conference in Durham, North Carolina. 

#ELGL19 includes four concurrent session tracks. You can bebop between tracks, or stay focused on one track during your #ELGL19 experience. More information about each track is included below:

  • Strategy & Performance
  • Equity & Economic Inclusion
  • Innovation & Process Improvement
  • Workforce of the Future

Pre-Conference Innovation Summit

Innovation Unplugged: A Summit on Getting the Work Done


Kickoff Keynote

Keynote: Welcome to Durham with Mayor Steve Schewel

Thursday Morning Keynote

Keynote: Innovation in Government with Hana Schank

Thursday Morning Breakout Sessions

Actually Accomplishing Your Strategic Plan

Financial Empowerment through Local Government

Innovation from Coast to Coast Pt. 1

Engage, Motivate & Retain Top Talent

Thursday Lunch Keynote

Keynote: The Rural Shrink Smart Project

Thursday Afternoon Breakout Sessions #1

Figuring Out What Works: Evaluation in Local Gov

Improving Opportunities for Justice-Involved Residents

Innovation by Partnership - Civic Tech & Local Gov

Stills Based Recruiting and Hiring

Thursday Afternoon Breakout Sessions #2

How to Jumpstart & Sustain a Strategy & Performance Culture

Racial Equity in City Building

Civic Innovation & the Justice Lab

Building a Diverse & Inclusive Workplace

Thursday Closing Keynote

Keynote: Media at the Intersection of Innovation & LocalGov


Friday Morning Keynote

Keynote: Lightning Round with Traeger Award Winners

Friday Breakout Sessions

Building Capacity in Data & Performance

Starting an Equity & Inclusion Program

Innovation from Coast to Coast Pt. 2

Engaging Local Government Employees

Friday Closing Keynote

Keynote: Mayors on Leading Cities and Driving Change

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