Local Government Spring Conference

April 24, 2020 in Hermiston

Plan now to attend this one-day event at the Eastern Oregon Trade & Event Center in Hermiston.  It's a great opportunity to network and learn about issues impacting cities.

Invited Keynote Speaker

Senator Betsy Johnson

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Preliminary Agenda

Thursday, April 23  
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Welcome Reception at Slickfork Saloon in Pendleton (transportation provided)
Friday, April 24  
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions 
8:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Invited Keynote Speaker - Senator Betsy Johnson
9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Networking Break
9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. 
Breakout Sessions 
Homeless and Housing Resources
Technology and Cyber Security
Economic Development 
11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. 
Lunch with Moderated Panel Session on Infrastructure and Grant Funding 
12:45 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Networking Break 
1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. 
Breakout Sessions 
Development and Workforce Housing
Urban Rural Collaboration
Managing Public Camping
2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Networking Break
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Quick-Fire Sessions
3:00 p.m. – 3:05 p.m.
3:05 p.m. – 3:25 p.m.
Legislative Update
3:30 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
2020 Census
4:10 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Engaging the Community and Recruiting Volunteers
4:35 p.m. – 4:55 p.m.
LOC Resources
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Networking Reception & Blue Mountain College Rodeo

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Sign up by March 7 to get the early registration rate.  Space is limited so don't wait!


Registration Information and Cancellation Policy

Early Registration Rates
LOC Member: $150
Non-Member Government: $250
Non-Member Corporate: $600
Includes Thursday Welcome Reception, Friday meals, Networking Reception and entrance to the Blue Mountain College Rodeo.

Scholarships Available

The League of Oregon Cities Foundation is offering scholarships in the amount of $150 to help city officials attend the Local Government Spring Conference. Applications due February 7, 2020.
Scholarship Application

Hotel Information

LOC has secured a block of rooms for Spring Conference attendees at Oxford Suites Hermiston. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at (541) 564-8000 and mentioning League of Oregon Cities Group in order to obtain the group rate.