The Road Ahead – MACo Winter Conference Sessions Announced

COVER IMAGE-sml.jpgMACo Winter Conference
“The Road Ahead”

January 7-9, 2015
Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Hotel & Conference Center
Cambridge, Maryland

MACo’s 2015 Winter Conference will focus on discussing local government legislative priorities for the upcoming General Assembly Session, integrating newly elected officials, and building relationships with new legislators and the new Administration.

Educational sessions will provide a mix of topics from overviews on county government fundamentals to more advanced policy issues and strategic planning on MACo’s legislative initiatives. Special programming will be provided for newly elected county officials.

The registration brochure is now available online, complete with session titles and descriptions.

Session titles include:

  • Newly Elected Officials Orientation
  • Academy Core Session: Ethics
  • What You Need to Know as a County Elected Official: Snapshots of the Academy for Excellence in Local Governance
  • Welcoming Banquet & Keynote Presentation: “Trust Your CAPE™ – Transforming Everyday Leadership Superpowers into Extraordinary Results”
  • Making Your Voice Heard in Annapolis – County Elected Officials Forum, Breakfast, & Business Meeting
  • General Session: “Making Public Infrastructure the People’s Priority”
  • General Session: “Economic Development Techniques – Strategies for Community Advancement”
  • 10 Things You Don’t Know About Running a County Jail
  • Treacherous Shoals: Navigating the Murky Depths of Water Issues
  • Living in a Glass House: Transparency and Data Management for County Governments
  • Will the Boomers Bust Us?: A Reality Check
  • All Work and No Play…The Role and Importance of Your Parks and Rec Department
  • Waste Not, Want Not: The Promise and Challenge of Zero Waste
  • The Many Faces of Family Violence
  • Mastering the Mystery of Infrastructure Budgeting
  • How Hard Can It Be? An Introduction to County Planning & Zoning
  • Roads, Runoff, Recycling, and More – Getting to Know Your Public Works Department
  • Environmental Equity – Challenges in Permitting and Land Use
  • Public Health Threats: What Every Public Official Should Know
  • Bulls-eye: Hitting the Moving Target of County Government Recruitment and Training
  • Academy Core: Open Meetings
  • 2015 General Assembly Forecast
  • Closing General Session: “The County Officials’ Guide to Lobbying in Annapolis”

For more information on MACo’s Winter Conference, please select one of the links below: