Ideas & Innovations: MACo Summer Conference Session Titles

MACo’s Brochure Cover imageSummer Conference is how you innovate, create, and motivate. It’s how you GET MOTIVATED. Together, we can rethink public services and how we fund them.

At MACo’s Summer Conference, we’re discussing all the possibilities. Join over 2,000 local government officials, county staff decision-makers, legislators, nonprofit and commercial representatives who, like you, are looking to improve services and decrease costs for Maryland’s local governments.

REGISTER TODAY – MACo’s Summer Conference: August 13-16, 2014, Roland Powell Convention Center, Ocean City, MD.

We’re offering 28 educational sessions that will help you learn about best practices and innovative solutions for current local government challenges. You can browse all of our titles and descriptions in our Registration Brochure, but take a look at the list below for a preview:

  • Welcoming Session & Keynote Speaker: Trying Hard is Not Good Enough: Improving Quality of Life and Service Performance Through Results Based Accountability
  • General Session: Counties on the Cutting Edge
  • General Session: Doubling Your Dollars – Innovative Approaches for Funding and Financing Projects
  • Education General Session: Common Core in the Classroom
  • Public Safety General Session: Mutual Aid: County-State-Federal Partnerships in Public Safety Technology
  • Academy for Excellence in Local Governance Core Course: Consensus & TeamBuilding
  • Academy for Excellence in Local Governance Core Course: Public Information Act
  • Alzheimer’s, Autism, and Dementia in our Communities: Improving Endangered Missing Persons Response
  • Changing Tides: New Opportunities Through the Bay Restoration Fund
  • Clean Up That Mess Using GIS: Emerging Trends for Geographic Information System Technology
  • Combating Invasive Threats – Protecting Data Against Spamware and Malware
  • Counties Going Green – A Guide to Sustainable Purchasing
  • Creative and Collaborative Transportation Solutions to Meet Citizen Needs
  • Financial Literacy – Building Successful Futures
  • Fixing Bail Without Breaking Jail
  • Going the Distance – Building the “Last Mile” of Broadband Infrastructure
  • Human Trafficking: Channeling Human Services to Challenging Populations
  • In the Wake of Detroit: Public Pension Liabilities
  • Is IRR Maryland’s Next Big Land Use Policy?
  • Is Your County Under Water? Understanding the National Flood Insurance Program “Community Rating System”
  • Pickleball and Rock Walls and WiFi, Oh My! Changing Expectations for County Recreation Departments
  • State Revitalization Programs
  • Taming the Tiger of Workers Compensation Costs – Discussion and Reception
  • That’s My Right! Responding to Constitutional Challenges
  • The Opioid Epidemic, Part 1: A Public Health Response to the Opioid Problem
  • The Opioid Epidemic, Part 2: A Public Safety Response to the Opioid Problem
  • Trying Hard is Not Good Enough – A Book Discussion with Keynote Speaker Mark Friedman
  • What You Need to Know About the Fair Housing Act


More information on MACo’s Summer Conference:

Questions? Contact Virginia White, MACo Meetings & Events Director



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