3 Things You Don’t Want to Miss on Wednesday of #MACoCon

MACo's Summer Conference - "Resilient. Responsive...READY." - is coming up on August 18-21, 2021, and is completely IN-PERSON at the Roland Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, MD. Here are a few reasons to get there Wednesday morning... 1. TECH EXPO A special one-day offering from 10 am – 4 pm on Wednesday of MACo’s Summer Conference – the Tech Expo brings together technology vendors and experts with county and state government stakeholders to provide…

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Schneider Electric to Present Solutions Showcase on Public Private Partnerships at #MACoCon

Schneider Electric will present a Solutions Showcase on Public Private Partnerships at this year's #MACoCon. Schneider Electric helps you prepare your community for the future with innovative solutions and creative funding leveraged through a comprehensive capital recovery and reinvestment program. Our experts will help you reinvest in your city or county in order to strengthen your municipality’s brand, modernize facilities and technology, generate revenue, engage citizens, and ultimately drive your community further. Join us at…

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Motorola to Present Solutions Showcase on Cybersecurity at #MACoCon

Motorola Solutions’ cybersecurity team will discuss incident response themes, as well as best practices in preventing and preparing for a cyber attack at #MACoCon. Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides public safety and public service sector integration and communications solutions to the State of Maryland, 16 of its 23 Counties plus the Cities of Baltimore, Salisbury, and Annapolis. Motorola’s portfolio of solutions includes wireless voice and 4G data systems, Computer Aided Dispatch, Records & Jail Management Systems, Mobile…

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PNC Offers Analyses and Forecasts of National, Regional, and Global Economic and Financial Trends

PNC offers analyses and forecasts of national, regional, and global economic and financial trends. For more than 160 years, PNC has been committed to providing their clients with great service and powerful financial expertise to help them meet their financial goals. They are proud of their longstanding history of supporting not only their customers but also their communities, employees and shareholders. PNC offers strategic insight and financial solutions for businesses, organizations, municipalities and nonprofits throughout…

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This Week: Hogan to Convene Annapolis Cybersecurity Summit

Governor Larry Hogan today announced a cybersecurity summit to highlight federal, state, and private-sector efforts to protect America’s critical infrastructure from cyberattacks. The summit on Thursday, July 29, will convene high-level government officials and private sector leaders to discuss key trends and topics surrounding cyber threats to federal, state, and local governments as well as private sector critical infrastructure threats. The Annapolis Cybersecurity Summit will begin with opening remarks by Governor Hogan, followed by three panels: A…

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Putting Police Reform Policies into Practice at #MACoCon

MACo’s Summer Conference is coming up August 18-21, 2021, and is completely IN-PERSON at the Roland Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, MD. Join us for insightful and beneficial sessions focusing on local government challenges and priorities. The past year has shined a bright light on the need for changes to policing that will help ensure equitable treatment and improve accountability. County governments have much work to do to be ready to put Maryland’s new reforms…

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Remington & Vernick Engineers Provides Resources for Planning, Engineering and Capital Infrastructure Improvement Projects

Remington & Vernick Engineers provides resources for planning, engineering and capital infrastructure improvement projects. Remington & Vernick Engineers (RVE) is one of the oldest established consulting firms in the country and has successfully completed thousands of planning, engineering and capital infrastructure improvement projects. They provide services to diverse clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic from our network of 13 offices. Taliza Bins Johnson, PE serves as the Regional Manager of their Maryland office, which is located in…

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Research Shows Public Sector Apprenticeships Can Create Pathways for Economic Mobility and Racial Equity

Recent research published by the Urban Institute and featured on WeRise noted how Public Sector Apprenticeships provide value to employers, job seekers, and the broader economy. Recruitment and retention are major challenges for all employers and those in the public sector are no exception. A strong Public Sector Apprenticeship program creates a pipeline of new employees for state and local governments. However, one additional benefit that may not initially be clear is the opportunity Public…

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Queen Anne’s Announces Major Broadband Expansion

Queen Anne’s County today announced partnerships with Atlantic Broadband, Talkie Communications, and ThinkBig Networks to significantly expand broadband access to unserved and underserved areas. State and federal recovery funds will complement local initiatives to bring high-speed internet to several areas across the County. “Expansion of Broadband is great news for all of Queen Anne’s County, said County Commissioner Jack Wilson. "It is encouraging to see so many new companies expanding into our under-served areas, and…

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Lessons Learned from Virtual Learning at #MACoCon

MACo’s Summer Conference is coming up August 18-21, 2021, and is completely IN-PERSON at the Roland Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, MD. Join us for insightful and beneficial sessions focusing on local government challenges and priorities. When COVID-19 hit, schools quickly pivoted to virtual learning, relying on new and innovative ways to teach and reach children. While schools plan to reopen as normal in the fall, the changes made to accommodate COVID-19 safety will continue…

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