The Wait is Over. Check Out These #MACoCon Session Titles…


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MACo’s Summer Conference is August 16-19, 2017 and you’ll want to go ahead and mark your calendar. The theme –  “You’re Hired!” – will focus on both counties as employers and counties as economic drivers who bring large employers to our state. REGISTER TODAY!

More details on the schedule and descriptions of the sessions will be available soon, but check out these session titles for a taste of what we have planned:

Academy for Excellence in Local Governance Core Courses:

General Sessions:

  • The Voice of Entrepreneurship: Who Has the Perfect Pitch for Maryland?
  • Markets, He Wrote:  Looking for Clues into the Economy’s Direction
  • Where We’re Going, We Don’t Need. . .Roads: Career Training Transports Maryland Students
  • Opioid Forum: Combating the Crisis

Tech Expo:

  • BIOTECH BAIT: Can Maryland Net a Boom in Biotechnology?
  • Goggles On: Get Ready for Virtual Reality and the Social Shake-Up
  • Meet Your Match: Solutions to County IT Challenges

Affiliate Sessions:

  • ABCs of the ACA, AHCA, and Health Care in America
  • Attacking the Opioid Epidemic: A Collaborative Approach
  • “Dude, What’s My Job?” – Understanding, Attracting, and Retaining Your Millennial Workforce
  • Environmental Justice and County Land Use: Finding the Win-Win Scenario
  • Flushing Your Troubles Down the Drain, the South Kent Island Experiment
  • I’ll Drink to That: Crafting Jobs with Breweries, Distilleries, and Wineries
  • NO VACANCY: Revitalizing Vacant and Blighted Properties
  • Parks & Recreation: A Healthy (and Wealthy) Investment
  • Perfecting the Potential of Public Private Partnerships
  • Round Up the (Un)Usual Suspects – There’s a Broader Pool of People for Your Tech Hiring Needs
  • Second Chance for Workplace Success – A Good Program is Good for Your County
  • Serving Those Who Served Our Country
  • Smoothing the Rough Road: Addressing Dementia Challenges
  • The Clean Energy Economy – Generating Jobs, Producing Power
  • The Key to Public Safety: Locking Down Your Hiring Process
  • The New Look Vacation: Opportunities & Responsibilities in the Sharing Economy
  • Walking the Tightrope: Protecting the Public and Energizing the Economy
  • What Will We See in Phase III? A Bay TMDL Update
  • Will Your Next County Employee be…a Robot?


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