MACo 2013 Summer Conference Sessions Announced!

MACo is pleased to announce its list of session titles for the 2013 Summer Conference, “Bringing it All Back Home,” scheduled for August 14-17. For the full schedule and session descriptions, please download the Summer Conference Registration Brochure:

General Sessions:

  • Keynote Presentation – How Talent and Culture Create Jobs (sponsored by LGIT)
  • Preserving Partnerships in Times of Fiscal Federalism
  • Emphasizing Arts and Culture for Entertainment, Enrichment, and the Economy
  • Schoolyard & Beyond: Understanding and Standing Up to Bullying
  • Governor’s Address

Affiliate Sessions:

  • Building Diversity Into Your Business Base
  • Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head – Financing Stormwater Infrastructure
  • Health Care Reform and Local Health Departments: Opportunities for Achieving Success
  • Local Sports Venues: Making Play Pay
  • Bridging the Digital Disconnect
  • Agricultural Tourism: A High Yield Investment
  • Accounting for Growth: Finding & Funding Development Offsets
  • Aiding All Ages: Multiple Models for Making a Difference
  • Gazing Into the Crystal Ball: Benefits of Long-term Budget Planning
  • Time for a Check-up? County Compliance with the Affordable Care Act
  • Eds, Beds, Feds, & Meds: Economic Drivers for Maryland’s Counties
  • Don’t Throw That Out! Moving to Zero Waste in Maryland?
  • Vouching for Volunteer Companies
  • Getting to “YES” with GIS: What Digital Mapping Technology Can Do for You
  • Tourism Works
  • A Conversation with Former Governor Harry Hughes
  • Who Gets to Sue? Maryland’s Shifting Faultline
  • Justice Reinvestment Initiative – Better Outcomes & Better Budgets
  • Our Community Colleges – Fueling the Workforce

Academy for Excellence in Local Governance Core Sessions:

  • Employment Issues (Core)
  • County Financial Management (Core)

Special Sessions:

  • Understanding Maryland’s New Campaign Finance Landscape
  • Integrated Stormwater & Wastewater Plans


More information about MACo’s 2013 Summer Conference: