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Events

Calendar & Event Details

Throughout the year and across the country, ELGL hosts frequent events to benefit our members.  From our signature annual conference to our friendly supper clubs, ELGL offers something for everyone.  What makes our events unique is that they are organized and implemented by our members who are working in local government so you can be sure that the topics will be relevant and presented by the brightest minds.

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ELGL Events & Activities

Campus programs to inspire undergraduates to pursue local gov careers.

Snap a self portrait in front of your government building on August 15 each year.

Hyperlocal mini-conferences the week of September 23, 2019!

Casual meetups to eat a meal and talk about local government topics and trends.

Sep 18 2019

Making Creative Resident Engagement “Business as Usual” 

10:00am - 11:00am
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-18 10:00:00 2019-09-18 11:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Making Creative Resident Engagement "Business as Usual" 

Register for this event! September 18, 2019 10:00 a.m. PT/1:00 ET Trust in government (and indeed in all institutions) is at an all time low, indifference toward local government is at an all time high, and the challenges facing communities are more complex than ever. In this context, finding authentic, inclusive and effective ways to...

Sep 18 2019

Toronto Supper Club

5:30pm - 7:30pm Amsterdam Brewhouse
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-18 17:30:00 2019-09-18 19:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Toronto Supper Club 245 Queens Quay W., Toronto, Ontario ON M5J 2K9
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RSVP for this Supper Club hosted by ClearPoint Strategy!

Sep 19 2019

SGR Servant Leadership Conference

All day - 11:59pm Sherwood Center for the Arts
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-19 00:00:00 2019-09-20 23:59:59 America/Los_Angeles SGR Servant Leadership Conference 22689 SW Pine Street, Sherwood, OR 97140
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The SGR Servant Leadership Conference is headed to the Pacific Northwest, and ELGL is pleased to participate! This conference focuses on: Servant Leadership Employee development Innovation, training, and recruitment that assist local governments in developing strategies for organizational success Join us in learning from high-performing, innovative, and progressive organizations that have revolutionized the recruitment and development processes...

Sep 20 2019

Bismarck Supper Club

All day Laughing Sun Brewery
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-20 00:00:00 2019-09-20 00:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Bismarck Supper Club 1023 E Front Ave, Bismarck, ND 58504
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Join us for an evening of local government friendship and conversation. Please RSVP for this event.

Sep 21 2019

Pueblo Supper Club

5:00pm - 7:00pm The Clink Lounge
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-21 17:00:00 2019-09-21 19:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Pueblo Supper Club 140 Central Main Street, Pueblo, CO 81003
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Join your ELGL friends for a Supper Club during the Pueblo Chile and Frijoles Event! We'll have fun and fellowship and local gov conversations! RSVP for the Supper Club!

Sep 23 2019

Innovative & Creative Local Government Learning

9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-23 09:00:00 2019-09-23 17:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Innovative & Creative Local Government Learning

Morning: McCormick Stillman Railroad Park | 7301 East Indian Bend Road | Scottsdale, AZ 85250 Afternoon: Community Design Studio | 7506 E Indian School Road, N 75th St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 Monday, September 23, 2019 from 9:00 AM to Noon and 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM (MST) Register for the Scottsdale #ELGLRoadTrip!

Sep 23 2019

Gov 2.0: Technology and Public Engagement

12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-23 12:00:00 2019-09-23 13:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Gov 2.0: Technology and Public Engagement

Register for the Los Angeles #ELGLRoadTrip!

Sep 23 2019

Microtransit: A Good Fit for Your Community?

12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-23 12:00:00 2019-09-23 13:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Microtransit: A Good Fit for Your Community?

Register for the Lone Tree #ELGLRoadTrip!

Sep 23 2019

Stormwater Best Management Practices and Potential Funding Solutions

12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-23 12:00:00 2019-09-23 13:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Stormwater Best Management Practices and Potential Funding Solutions

Register for the Milford #ELGLRoadTrip!

Sep 23 2019

Interlocal Agreements & Partnerships for Disasters & Emergency Response

12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-23 12:00:00 2019-09-23 13:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Interlocal Agreements & Partnerships for Disasters & Emergency Response

Register for the Belleair #ELGLRoadTrip!

Sep 23 2019

Scottsdale Supper Club

5:00pm - 7:00pm Los Olivos Mexican Patio
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-23 17:00:00 2019-09-23 19:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Scottsdale Supper Club 7328 East 2nd Street , Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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Register for the Scottsdale Supper Club!

Sep 24 2019

Developing and Sustaining an Open Data Program

9:00am - 10:30am
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-24 09:00:00 2019-09-24 10:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Developing and Sustaining an Open Data Program

Register for the Evanston #ELGLRoadTrip!

Sep 24 2019

What’s Your Number: Self-Awareness & Leadership Growth

10:00am - 11:30am
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-24 10:00:00 2019-09-27 11:30:00 America/Los_Angeles What’s Your Number: Self-Awareness & Leadership Growth

Register for the Baytown #ELGLRoadTrip!

Sep 24 2019

LEAP Into Succession Planning & Career Advancement

11:00am - 12:30pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-24 11:00:00 2019-09-24 12:30:00 America/Los_Angeles LEAP Into Succession Planning & Career Advancement

Register for the South San Francisco #ELGLRoadTrip!

Sep 24 2019

How Little Rock is Using Data to Change Local Government

12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-24 12:00:00 2019-09-24 13:30:00 America/Los_Angeles How Little Rock is Using Data to Change Local Government

Register for the Little Rock #ELGLRoadTrip! Little Rock is pleased to also feature training on data-driven decision making for local governments from What Works Cities! Learn more about this additional training online, and register today!

Sep 24 2019

Building the North Carolina Regional Strategy & Innovation Network

12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-24 12:00:00 2019-09-24 13:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Building the North Carolina Regional Strategy & Innovation Network

Register for the Triangle J COG #ELGLRoadTrip!

Sep 24 2019

Creative Approaches to Local Government Professional Development

2:00pm - 3:30pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-24 14:00:00 2019-09-24 15:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Creative Approaches to Local Government Professional Development

Register for the Baytown #ELGLRoadTrip!

Sep 25 2019

Not The Way We’ve Always Done It: Innovation in the Portland Metro Area

9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-25 09:00:00 2019-09-25 16:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Not The Way We’ve Always Done It: Innovation in the Portland Metro Area

Register for the Hillsboro #ELGLRoadTrip!

Sep 25 2019

Communicating Important Information About General Obligation Bonds & Projects

11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-25 11:00:00 2019-09-25 12:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Communicating Important Information About General Obligation Bonds & Projects

Register for this event! September 25, 2019 11:00 a.m. PT/2:00 ET

Sep 25 2019

Engaging Adults With Special Needs in Your Community

12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-25 12:00:00 2019-09-25 13:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Engaging Adults With Special Needs in Your Community

Register for the Temecula #ELGLRoadTrip!

Sep 25 2019

Reshaping County Culture Due to Changing Economic Factors

12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-25 12:00:00 2019-09-25 13:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Reshaping County Culture Due to Changing Economic Factors

Register for the Transylvania County #ELGLRoadTrip!

Sep 25 2019

Automating Your Job Application Processes to Grow Your Applicant Pool

12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-25 12:00:00 2019-09-25 13:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Automating Your Job Application Processes to Grow Your Applicant Pool

Register for the Erie #ELGLRoadTrip!

Sep 25 2019

Use of an Equity Index for Data Driven Policy

12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-25 12:00:00 2019-09-25 13:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Use of an Equity Index for Data Driven Policy

Register for the Tacoma #ELGLRoadTrip!

Sep 26 2019

Human Centered Design: Creative Problem Solving to Improve Your City’s services

9:00am - 10:30am
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-26 09:00:00 2019-09-26 10:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Human Centered Design: Creative Problem Solving to Improve Your City's services

Register for the San Rafael #ELGLRoadTrip!

Sep 26 2019

Innovative Projects Under $10,000 Pechakucha

12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-26 12:00:00 2019-09-26 13:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Innovative Projects Under $10,000 Pechakucha

Register for the Charlotte #ELGLRoadTrip!

Sep 26 2019

Nonprofits & the Local Government Departments They Love

12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-26 12:00:00 2019-09-26 13:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Nonprofits & the Local Government Departments They Love

Register for the Fort Worth #ELGLRoadTrip! Tarrant County is pleased to also feature training on data-driven decision making for local governments from What Works Cities! Learn more about this additional training online, and register today!

Sep 26 2019

Rapid Data Analysis

2:00pm - 3:30pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-26 14:00:00 2019-09-26 15:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Rapid Data Analysis

Register for the Fort Lauderdale #ELGLRoadTrip!

Sep 26 2019

The Four Seasons of Local Government Leadership

3:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-26 15:00:00 2019-09-26 16:30:00 America/Los_Angeles The Four Seasons of Local Government Leadership

Register for the Boulder #ELGLRoadTrip!

Sep 26 2019

Creating a Single Source of Truth to Make Data-Driven Decisions

3:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-26 15:00:00 2019-09-26 16:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Creating a Single Source of Truth to Make Data-Driven Decisions

Register for the Cary #ELGLRoadTrip!

Sep 26 2019

Livability Improvements That Affect Health Outcomes

4:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-26 16:00:00 2019-09-26 17:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Livability Improvements That Affect Health Outcomes

Register for the Long Beach #ELGLRoadTrip!

Sep 26 2019

Boulder Supper Club

5:00pm - 7:00pm Rayback Collective
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-26 17:00:00 2019-09-26 19:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Boulder Supper Club 2775 Valmont Road, Boulder, CO 80304
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When you're done learning at #ELGLRoadTrip, stick around for a Supper Club! (You can also attend if you're not going to #ELGLRoadTrip...) This is a great opportunity to connect with local government friends and learn from each other over a meal and beverage. RSVP for this Supper Club!

Sep 26 2019

Triad Area Supper Club

6:00pm - 8:00pm Camel City BBQ Factory
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-26 18:00:00 2019-09-26 20:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Triad Area Supper Club 701 North Liberty Street , Winston-Salem, NC 27101
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RSVP for this Supper Club!

Sep 27 2019

Inner-Ring Suburbs: Challenges and Opportunities

8:30am - 10:30am
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-27 08:30:00 2019-09-27 10:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Inner-Ring Suburbs: Challenges and Opportunities

Register for the Sharonville #ELGLRoadTrip!

Sep 27 2019

Inclusive Local Government

10:30am - 12:30pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-27 10:30:00 2019-09-27 12:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Inclusive Local Government

Register for the London #ELGLRoadTrip!

Sep 27 2019

Engagement, Process, & ROI in Your Local Government: The 3 Keys to Building a Successful Innovation Program

12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-27 12:00:00 2019-09-27 14:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Engagement, Process, & ROI in Your Local Government: The 3 Keys to Building a Successful Innovation Program

Register for the Oak Park #ELGLRoadTrip!

Oct 2 2019

#ELGLInspire at University of Texas – Austin

12:00pm - 2:00pm University of Texas - Austin
  • Add to calendar 2019-10-02 12:00:00 2019-10-02 14:00:00 America/Los_Angeles #ELGLInspire at University of Texas - Austin 110 Inner Campus Drive, Austin, TX 78705
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RSVP for the #ELGLInspire event at the University of Texas - Austin! Event Agenda Noon: Lunch 12:10: Quick fire presentations from local government practitioners: Jackson Daly - Project Management, Georgetown Will Hampton - Communications, Round Rock Martie Simpson - Finance, GFOAT Robert Isbell - Fire, Round Rock Sereniah Breland - Management, Pflugerville Clarence Wittwer -...

Oct 4 2019

#ELGLInspire at University of Wisconsin – Platteville

12:00pm - 3:30pm University of Wisconsin - Platteville
  • Add to calendar 2019-10-04 12:00:00 2019-10-04 15:30:00 America/Los_Angeles #ELGLInspire at University of Wisconsin - Platteville 1 University Plaza, Platteville, WI 53818
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RSVP for the #ELGLInspire event at the University of Wisconsin - Platteville! Event Agenda Noon: Lunch 12:10: Presentations from local government practitioners: Aja Taylor - Clerk, Lancaster Dave Kurihara - Treasurer, Lancaster Caitlyn Stene - HR, Waunakee Gail Sumi - Advocacy, League of Wisconsin Municipalities Tony Ruesga - Police, Darlington Zach Navin - Public Works,...

Oct 8 2019

#ELGLInnovation Twitter Chat

All day - 1:00pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-10-08 00:00:00 2019-10-08 13:00:00 America/Los_Angeles #ELGLInnovation Twitter Chat

Join us each month for an hour-long Twitter chat about topics in the local government innovation space. Ben Kittelson will curate these conversations using the hashtag and Q&A.

Oct 9 2019

Webinar: Omnibus Schmomnibus – A Roundup of Federal Grant & Loan Funding

11:30am - 12:30pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-10-09 11:30:00 2019-10-09 12:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Webinar: Omnibus Schmomnibus - A Roundup of Federal Grant & Loan Funding

Register for this webinar! Webinar: Omnibus Schmomnibus - A roundup of federal grant and loan funding Omnibus Schmomnibus: A roundup of federal grant and loan funding availability in the new fiscal year It’s here! The great annual debate has ended for another year and we have a budget (or at least a continuing resolution)! Join...

Oct 15 2019

Reno Supper Club

5:00pm - 7:30pm Estella

RSVP for this Supper Club hosted by FlashVote!

Oct 19 2019

League of Women in Government Symposium

12:30pm Nashville Convention Center
  • Add to calendar 2019-10-19 12:30:00 2019-10-19 12:30:00 America/Los_Angeles League of Women in Government Symposium 201 5th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203
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The 4th Annual Symposium will be held in conjunction with the ICMA Annual Conference in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday, October 19th from 12:30 to 4:00 PM. If you're attending the ICMA Conference in Nashville: To register for the Symposium, you must first register for the ICMA Annual Conference. In the section marked "preconference", you will...

Oct 21 2019

Stonewall to Nashville: 50 Years of Progress

4:00pm - 5:30pm Legends Ballroom BC in the Omni Hotel
  • Add to calendar 2019-10-21 16:00:00 2019-10-21 17:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Stonewall to Nashville: 50 Years of Progress 250 5th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203
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RSVP for the CivicPRIDE mixer at #ICMA2019! Please join us at the annual CivicPRIDE mixer at #ICMA2019 in Nashville! This year, we're honoring the 50th anniversary of Stonewall and the trailblazers who started the LGBTQ+ civil rights movement. Enjoy appetizers, beverages, and friendship at this event hosted by Bang the Table. An RSVP is required for this...

Oct 21 2019

Digital Afterparty at #ICMA2019

8:00pm - 11:00pm Pinewood Social
  • Add to calendar 2019-10-21 20:00:00 2019-10-21 23:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Digital Afterparty at #ICMA2019 33 Peabody St, Nashville, TN 37210
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RSVP for this event! Join us for an evening of bocce ball and local government revelry at Pinewood Social's awesome outdoor patio. Enjoy hosted drinks and snacks with your ELGL friends and new friends, courtesy of our event hosts: Citibot CityFlag CityGrows FlashVote mySidewalk This is a ticketed event; please reserve your spot today and...

Nov 7 2019

Fort Lauderdale Supper Club

6:00pm - 8:00pm Tarpon River Brewing
  • Add to calendar 2019-11-07 18:00:00 2019-11-07 20:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Fort Lauderdale Supper Club 280 SW 6th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
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RSVP for the Fort Lauderdale Supper Club!

Nov 12 2019

#ELGLInnovation Twitter Chat

All day - 1:00pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-11-12 00:00:00 2019-11-12 13:00:00 America/Los_Angeles #ELGLInnovation Twitter Chat

Join us each month for an hour-long Twitter chat about topics in the local government innovation space. Ben Kittelson will curate these conversations using the hashtag and Q&A.

Nov 14 2019

Madison Supper Club

6:00pm - 8:00pm Eno Vino
  • Add to calendar 2019-11-14 18:00:00 2019-11-14 20:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Madison Supper Club 601 Junction Rd, Madison, WI 53717
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RSVP for this Supper Club!

Dec 10 2019

#ELGLInnovation Twitter Chat

All day - 1:00pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-12-10 00:00:00 2019-12-10 13:00:00 America/Los_Angeles #ELGLInnovation Twitter Chat

Join us each month for an hour-long Twitter chat about topics in the local government innovation space. Ben Kittelson will curate these conversations using the hashtag and Q&A.

Dec 11 2019

Webinar: You Got the Money! Administering Federal & State Grants & Loans

11:30am - 12:30pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-12-11 11:30:00 2019-12-11 12:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Webinar: You Got the Money! Administering Federal & State Grants & Loans

Register for this webinar! Webinar: You got the money! Administering federal and state grants and loans Whew. You Got the Money! Now the Real Work Begins: Successfully administering federal and state grants and loans Administering grants - and even most loans - with in-house staff and capacity is possible, but it takes some effort, planning,...

Jan 14 2020

#ELGLInnovation Twitter Chat

All day - 1:00pm
  • Add to calendar 2020-01-14 00:00:00 2020-01-14 13:00:00 America/Los_Angeles #ELGLInnovation Twitter Chat

Join us each month for an hour-long Twitter chat about topics in the local government innovation space. Ben Kittelson will curate these conversations using the hashtag and Q&A.

Feb 11 2020

#ELGLInnovation Twitter Chat

All day - 1:00pm
  • Add to calendar 2020-02-11 00:00:00 2020-02-11 13:00:00 America/Los_Angeles #ELGLInnovation Twitter Chat

Join us each month for an hour-long Twitter chat about topics in the local government innovation space. Ben Kittelson will curate these conversations using the hashtag and Q&A.

Mar 10 2020

#ELGLInnovation Twitter Chat

All day - 1:00pm
  • Add to calendar 2020-03-10 00:00:00 2020-03-10 13:00:00 America/Los_Angeles #ELGLInnovation Twitter Chat

Join us each month for an hour-long Twitter chat about topics in the local government innovation space. Ben Kittelson will curate these conversations using the hashtag and Q&A.

Apr 14 2020

#ELGLInnovation Twitter Chat

All day - 1:00pm
  • Add to calendar 2020-04-14 00:00:00 2020-04-14 13:00:00 America/Los_Angeles #ELGLInnovation Twitter Chat

Join us each month for an hour-long Twitter chat about topics in the local government innovation space. Ben Kittelson will curate these conversations using the hashtag and Q&A.

May 12 2020

#ELGLInnovation Twitter Chat

All day - 1:00pm
  • Add to calendar 2020-05-12 00:00:00 2020-05-12 13:00:00 America/Los_Angeles #ELGLInnovation Twitter Chat

Join us each month for an hour-long Twitter chat about topics in the local government innovation space. Ben Kittelson will curate these conversations using the hashtag and Q&A.

May 13 2020

#ELGL20

All day - 11:59pm Portland, Oregon

ELGL's annual conference is in Portland, Oregon on May 13-15, 2020. Stay tuned for more information about event planning, registration, and more.

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