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ARTICLE | Jun 24, 2019

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    2019 ICMA Annual Conference Registration Opens June 26

    ICMA launched a new website for the 2019 ICMA Annual Conference! We hope that you’ll find this new site inviting, easier to navigate, and a place to get all of your Conference news leading up to the2019 ICMA Annual Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, October 20-23, 2019

    Don’t forget that registration and lodging for #ICMA2019 opens on June 26, 2019 at noon EST. To stay in the loop on all Conference news, sign up for the newsletter using the form on the homepage. Check out the new Conference website, today!


    International Management Exchange Program is Accepting Applications

    The International Management Exchange Program (IMEP) has provided opportunities for ICMA members to expand their horizons by collaborating with their colleagues from around the world. The program consists of exchange visits between in-service U.S. members and their counterparts from one of ICMA’s international affiliate organizations.ICMA is looking for senior level ICMA members interested in participating in a manager exchange with our affiliate Local Government Professionals in Australia (LGPA). Please apply by June 28, 2019in order to attend LGPA’s conference July 31–August 2. Apply today!


    Register for the 2019 National Brownfields Training Conference 

    Join us at the next National Brownfields Training Conference in Los Angeles, CA, December 11-13, 2019, with pre‐conference programming December 10. A great Brownfields 2019 educational program will motivate brownfields stakeholders to engage, learn, and share their experiences and knowledge of community revitalization challenges and solutions. Learn more about the conference and what topics to expect this year!

     Registration is now open! First 200 registrants will receive a 10% discount using promo code BF19FIRST. Please note, speaker discounts cannot be combined with this discount.


    2019 Service Awards Preliminary List

    The preliminary list of members eligible to receive a 2019 ICMA Local Government Service Awardhas been posted! These awards recognize and honor ICMA members' dedication to public service and professional management. We encourage you to take a few minutes to scan the list and congratulate colleagues on their professional milestone.

    If you believe your name is missing, or the information displayed for a peer is inaccurate, with edits by July 8, 2019


    Connect with ICMA Members on ICMA Connect

    As part of ICMA's ongoing efforts to increase the value of membership and fuel global local-government innovation, ICMA is excited to announce the launch of ICMA Connect, a brand new, online networking community. Open only to ICMA members, the ICMA Connect community provides a safe, secure and global environment that fosters connection, conversation and engagement centered around communities, careers, networking, topic interests and expertise, best practices, events and more.

     Access the community in the palm of your hand by downloading the ICMA Connect app. It's available for download in the App Store for iOS devices and Play Store for Android devices. Join the ICMA Connect community today for free.


    ICMA Offers Resources for Encore Managers 

    Are you transitioning from a full-time career in local government into something new? Are you wondering what to do next? In its endeavor to support members at all stages in their careers and lives, ICMA has developed a new set of resources, including reading materials, guides, and member stories, initially developed by the Cal-ICMA Senior Manager/Encore Manager Initiative, that are now available to all ICMA members. Read more about the resources ICMA offers to encore manager.


    2019 ICMA Coaching Series Free Webinars

    The 2019 series of six, 90-minute webinars will provide practical tools for effective coaching, mentoring, and problem solving. Sign up your entire team! Details and registration information online.  

    Grappling with Gnarly Issues (Opioids, Homelessness, etc.): How Local Government Can Help

    Date: Wednesday, September 11, 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern

    Promoting Trust in a Divisive World

    Date: Thursday, October 10, 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern

    Having Difficult Conversations in Your Organization and Beyond

    Date: Thursday, November 14, 12:30-2:00 PM Eastern


    State and Affliate Meetings


    North Carolina City & County Management Association (NCCCMA), Summer Seminar, June 27-30, Wilmington

    ICMA regional vice president Lane Bailey will attend and provide an ICMA update. ICMA Southeast regional director Randall Reid will also attend. Sessions include:

    • Workplace Violence & Active-Threat Response
    • We Are Family: Multi-Generational Managers
    • The Shifting State of Medicaid: New Faces in All Places

    South Carolina City and County Management Association (SCCCMA), Summer Conference, June 27-30, Myrtle Beach

    ICMA regional vice president Ed Driggers will attend and provide an ICMA update. ICMA Southeast regional director Randall Reid will be in attendance and will lead a session on ethics entitled “Ethics in Public Service”. Additional sessions include:

    • Panel on Resiliency and Emergency Management
    • Recruiting & Retaining Using Creative HR Benefits
    • The Resiliency Knowledge Center

    Texas City Management Association (TCMA), Annual Conference, June 27-30, Fort Worth

    ICMA regional vice president Mike Land will attend and provide an ICMA update. ICMA Mountain Plains regional director Karen Daly will be in attendance and will help lead a session entitled “Breaking into the Profession”. Additional sessions include:

    • Cybercrime: The Threat and What to Do About It
    • The Strategic Value of Onboarding
    • Capital Budgeting Within a Creative Governance Approac


    • June 26: 105th ICMA Annual Conference Registration Opens 
    • June 26-28: New Mexico City Management Association (NMCMA),Conference, Riudoso
    • June 27-30: Texas City Management Association (TCMA), Annual Conference, Fort Worth
    • June 27-30: South Carolina City and County Management Association (SCCCMA), Summer Conference, Myrtle Beach
    • June 27-30: North Carolina City & County Management Association (NCCCMA), Summer Seminar, Wilmington
    • July 9-12: Oregon City/County Management Association (OCCMA), Summer Conference, Newport
    • July 10-12: Iowa City/County Management Association, (IaCMA), Summer Conference, Decorah
    • July 17-19: Arizona City/County Management Association, (ACMA), Summer Conference, Tucson
    • July 23-26: Michigan Municipal Executives (MME), Summer Workshop, Alpena
    • July 24-26: City Management Association of Oklahoma (CMAO), Summer Conference, Lone Wolf


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