5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Miss #MACoCon Wednesday

MACo’s Winter Conference is only 5 weeks away, January 2-4, 2019. Join more than 600 local government officials and decision-makers, legislators, state and federal officials, and commercial representatives for the PREMIERE policy-planning event heading into the 2019 Maryland General Assembly Session.

By popular demand, we’ve added EVEN MORE CONTENT to Wednesday of MACo’s Winter Conference – you don’t want to miss this!

REGISTER TODAY! (lowest registration rates end this Friday, November 30!)

1. NEWLY ELECTED OFFICIALS ORIENTATION

Winter Conference 2011 045 (20) - lighterAll registered newly elected county officials are invited to participate in MACo’s highly acclaimed orientation. Learn about local government budgeting and structure, your role in the legislature, and how to make the most of your MACo membership. Participate in a mentoring roundtable with veteran elected officials and get all your questions answered about what the next 4 years have in store for you!

2. RETURNING OFFICIALS ROUNDTABLES

Wednesday is not just for new officials! All registered returning officials and professional staff are invited to attend these interactive intensive sessions to dive deeply into current policy issues:

3. AFFILIATE WORKSHOP SESSIONS

They’re not just for Thursday anymore! We’re now offering a block of educational workshops on Wednesday afternoon from 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm. Don’t miss these sessions:

  • Are We There Yet? How New Technology Is Driving Government Policy (Hosted by: MACo’s Information Technology Directors Affiliate)
  • Constituents in Crisis? Human Services to the Rescue! (Hosted by: MACo’s Human Services Affiliate)
  • Trash Backlash: Will Going Green Put Us in the Red? (Hosted by: MACo’s Engineers Affiliate)

Read the session descriptions in our brochure.

4. ACADEMY FOR EXCELLENCE COURSES

2 Academy for Excellence Core Courses are being offered during the conference, 1 on Wednesday: Ethics (Wednesday, 1:15 pm – 2:45 pm) and The Open Meetings Act (Friday, January 4, 8:00 am – 9:30 am). All registered participants can attend, only Academy Fellows receive Academy credit. Read more about these Academy courses

5. NALOXONE CERTIFICATION

Become certified to administer the life-saving opioid overdose treatment Naloxone with this course on January 2, 2019, from 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm. Bonus: You’ll also learn how to do hands-only CPR!

BONUS: EXHIBITORS!

By popular demand, we expanded our exhibit hall to over 60 booths. These vendors will present cost-saving products and services for all levels of government and the private sector. Booths are filling up quickly, contact lvelasco@mdcounties.org for more details.

Learn more about MACo’s Winter Conference:

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