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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.

Jun 25 2019

Three Norsemen of the Datapocalypse Webinar

12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-06-25 12:00:00 2019-06-25 13:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Three Norsemen of the Datapocalypse Webinar

Free webinar Tuesday, June 25, 2019, Noon PDT Registration required Learn how the award-winning Village of Buffalo Grove, IL team uses their work and asset management data to improve everything from snow and ice control to daily vehicle checks. They’ll share how data is used to drive decision-making across the village and the importance of...

Jul 9 2019

#ELGLInnovation Twitter Chat

All day - 1:00pm
  • Add to calendar 2019-07-09 00:00:00 2019-07-09 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.

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...

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 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 continuing resolution! Join us for a review...

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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