Not Sure What to Attend at Summer #MACoCon? Check Out These Tracks

MACo’s Summer Conference, “Where the Rubber Meets the Road,” is scheduled for August 16-19, 2023, in Ocean City, MD. With more than 48 hours of educational content, it might be hard to choose what to attend – check out our topic-focused tracks for help deciding!

MACo’s Summer Conference has “something for everyone” – whether you’re interested in placemaking, budgets, recycling, cybersecurity, or employee relations, we’ve got a session (or several!) for you.

We’ve compiled several lists of topic-focused “tracks” that outline sessions for specific interest areas. Attendees don’t need to follow these tracks or register for sessions in advance, but seeing related topics together might help inspire you as you’re planning your time at Summer Conference.

Some of our sessions might not be included in the lists below, so be sure to check out the full line-up in our Registration Brochure. And remember – these are just suggestions! You can mix and match as you’d like!

We have developed tracks for the following topics and interest areas – scroll down for details:

  • Academy
  • Administration & Leadership
  • Budget & Finance
  • Communications & Resident Engagement
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI)
  • Emergency Services & Public Safety
  • Energy & the Environment
  • Health
  • Human Resources
  • Human Services
  • Land Use & Planning
  • Legal
  • Technology

Academy for Excellence in Local Governance:
(Academy Fellows who take these courses can earn credit toward their certificates. See list.)

Administration & Leadership:

Budget & Finance:

Communications & Resident Engagement:

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI):

Emergency Services & Public Safety:

Energy & the Environment:


Human Resources:

Human Services:

Land Use & Planning:



Check out all of our sessions in our Registration Brochure.

The 2023 MACo Summer Conference will be held at the Roland Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, MD from August 16-19. This year’s theme is “Where the Rubber Meets the Road” More information can be found on our conference website.