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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.

The best local government conference you’ll ever attend; on May 15, 16 & 17, 2019.

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.

Jul 22 2019

Hampton, VA Supper Club

8:00pm - 10:00pm Bull Island Brewing Company
  • Add to calendar 2019-07-22 20:00:00 2019-07-22 22:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Hampton, VA Supper Club 758 Settlers Landing Road , Hampton, VA 23669
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Meet up with your fellow ELGL members for an evening of fun and fellowship! Supper Clubs are informal meetups to talk about local government work. Food and drinks hosted at this event. RSVP for this Supper Club!

Jul 24 2019

Webinar: Coordinating Innovation Programs with UrbanLeap

11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-07-24 11:00:00 2019-07-24 12:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Webinar: Coordinating Innovation Programs with UrbanLeap

Join ELGL & UrbanLeap on July 24 for a practical, results-focused exploration of how to track, manage, and coordinate innovation projects & programs in your local government. Register here for the webinar! UrbanLeap is a cloud-based innovation management platform that allows governments to coordinate all their smart urban initiatives in one place. UrbanLeap's Platform helps to:...

Aug 13 2019

#ELGLInnovation Twitter Chat

All day - 1:00pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-08-13 00:00:00 2019-08-13 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.

Aug 14 2019

Webinar: Alphabet Soup: An Overview of Federal Funding Opportunities

11:30am
  • Add to calendar 2019-08-14 11:30:00 2019-08-14 11:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Webinar: Alphabet Soup: An Overview of Federal Funding Opportunities

RSVP for this webinar! Webinar: Alphabet Soup: An overview of federal funding opportunities Alphabet Soup: An overview of federal funding opportunities: EPA, USDA, DOT, DHHS, DHS, EDA, and more In preparation for the new federal fiscal year, join us to get an overview of the primary funding sources available to local governments for transportation, infrastructure,...

Aug 15 2019

#CityHallSelfie Day

All day - 11:59pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-08-15 00:00:00 2019-08-15 23:59:59 America/Los_Angeles #CityHallSelfie Day

Show your local government pride on the happiest day of the local government year: August 15 is #CityHallSelfie day! Participation is easy: Stand in front of your city hall or other local government building Snap a picture of yourself Share it on social media with the hashtag #CityHallSelfie We'll award prizes to the best selfies...

Aug 16 2019

Promoting Equity and Meaningful Dialogue in Local Gov

12:00pm - 2:00pm The Frontier
  • Add to calendar 2019-08-16 12:00:00 2019-08-16 14:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Promoting Equity and Meaningful Dialogue in Local Gov Building 800 , 800 Park Offices Drive Classroom A (1st Floor) , Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
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RSVP for this free luncheon - catered by Rise Chicken and Biscuits! How can we create meaningful engagement opportunities for our residents, especially those traditionally left out of the process? About this Event Co-hosted by ELGL and Bang the Table Community engagement is about building relationships and gathering meaningful input from community members. With public...

Sep 10 2019

#ELGLInnovation Twitter Chat

All day - 1:00pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-10 00:00:00 2019-09-10 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.

Sep 10 2019

PWX Supper Club

5:30pm - 7:30pm Alibi Room
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-10 17:30:00 2019-09-10 19:30:00 America/Los_Angeles PWX Supper Club 85 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101
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Attending PWX in Seattle, WA? Attend a Supper Club on September 10, 2019 at the Alibi Room in Pike Place Market. We'll chat about local government and connect with fellow ELGL members who are attending the conference. Please RSVP today! Free for ELGL members. $40 for non-members (includes an annual ELGL membership).

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...

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 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...

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.

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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