2024 Annual Conference Preliminary Agenda

Agenda subject to change

Thursday, October 17

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.     Registration Open 

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

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

8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.    Councilors Workshop and Lunch

8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.      Municipal Finance Workshop

12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.  People of Color Caucus Business Meeting and Lunch

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

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

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

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Ripple Effect Mapping
  • Lobbying 101

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

3:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.      Welcome and Keynote Speaker 

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

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

6:15 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.      Dinner on Your Own

8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.    Caucus Mixer


Friday, October 18

7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.      Registration Open 

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 Networking

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

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

  • Water Conservation in Bend
  • One Day to Impact Homelessness 
  • Combatting Hate Crimes and Hate Speech
  • Lessons Learned from the Almeda Fire                                

10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.   Networking Break

10"45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.   BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • Tribal Session
  • Property Tax
  • Regional Collaboration
  • Successful City Manager Recruitment

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.    Women's Caucus Business Meeting and Lunch

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

  • Women's Caucus Session
  • Ethics
  • Collaborating with Nonprofits
  • Challenges Surrounding Short Term Rentals

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

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

  • FEMA Bi-Op
  • Youth Engagement
  • Industrial Symbiosis
  • Successful City Projects

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

8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.     President's Reception


Saturday, October 19

7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.    Registration Open

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.      Breakfast Session - Grants Pass Supreme Court Case

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