Conference Agenda

Agenda subject to change

Wednesday, Oct. 5

7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.      Trade Show & Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.      People of Color Caucus Business Meeting

8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.    OMA Business Meeting, Workshop and Lunch

8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.    OCCMA Workshop, Business Meeting and Lunch

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.    Councilors Workshop and Lunch

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.    Trade Show Lunch (for staff, exhibitors, and tour attendees)

12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.    Women's Caucus Business Meeting

12:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.    Local City Tours

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.      BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • Unique Things to Consider When Building Your Emergency Operations Plan
  • Self-Care and Healthy Volunteer – Life Balance/Mindful Cities Initiatives
  • Re-imagining Leadership: Responding to Complex Challenges
  • Update on HB 4123: A Pilot Project Focused on Local Coordination to Tackle Homelessness

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.      Networking Break

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.      Welcome and Keynote

4:45 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.      Welcome Reception

5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.      LOC Nominating Committee Meeting


Thursday, Oct. 6

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.      Breakfast with Trade Show

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.      Small, Medium and Large Cities Networks

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.      DEI Workshop

9:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.    Local City Tours 

9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.    BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • How to Engage with Your Constituents
  • How Cities, Counties and Special Districts Can Work Together
  • The First Amendment's Impact on Cities
  • Legislative Session Preview                                      

10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.   Networking Break

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • Social Media for Elected Officials
  • How to Recruit and Retain Effective Committee/Commission Members?
  • How Small Cities Can Develop Strategic Goals Without a Facilitator
  • Housing Development - Thinking Outside the Box

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.    Lunch with Trade Show

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.      Local City Tours 

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.      BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • Building the Bench – How to Bring the Next Generation Into the Fold
  • Helping Cities to Start a Broadband Infrastructure
  • Regional Rural Revitalization - A Needed Experiment
  • Council-Manager Relationships

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.      Networking Break

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.      BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • Cooperate, Coordinate & Communicate
  • Top 8 Tips for Improving Your Cyber Security
  • Top 10 Ways to Effectively Build a Relationship with State Elected Officials

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.      Awards Dinner


Friday, Oct. 7

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.      Networking Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.    Closing Keynote                               

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  Break                                                        

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Annual Membership Meeting