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What are the checkboxes() you can see throughout this site?

Once you have registered for the Annual Conference you can build your own personal schedule. As you browse the ICMA Annual Conference website check the boxes next to the sessions and events that interest you then press the “Add to My Schedule” button in the lower right corner of this page.Then visit the "My Schedule" section of the site to view and "Print" your professional conference schedule.You must be logged into the website to build your personal schedule.
*If you have not registered for the Annual Conference, the “add to my schedule button” will take you through the event registration process.

Featured Speakers

Featured speakers are noted for their presentation skills and will speak on topics directly related to the conference themes.

Building Resilient Communities

Monday, September 24 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Charles “Chuck” Marohn, founder and president of Strong Towns, believes that if we want American cities to be strong and resilient, we need to change everything about the way we plan and build them. Explaining how many cities have found themselves in decline after decades of “growth,” he offers a revolutionary way forward that could create enduring prosperity.

Moderator: Troy Brown, City Manager, City of Moorpark, Moorpark, CA
Featured: Chuck Marohn, Founder and President, Strong Towns, Brainerd, MN

Crisis Ready

Tuesday, September 25 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Any local government manager could have been called upon to deal with one of the many tragic mass shootings of recent years. If crisis were to strike your community, would you be ready? Melissa Agnes helps organizations prevent or manage festering problems before they become catastrophic. Her powerful presentation provides tools and strategies that create a proactive, crisis-ready culture, ready to respond to whatever may arise.

Featured: Melissa Agnes, Speaker, Montreal, QC, CANADA
Moderator: Marc Landry, City Manager, City of Moncton, Moncton, NB, CANADA

ICMA and the 2018 Conference Host Committee appreciate the support of this year's conference contributors, especially Principal Sponsor ICMA-RC, and Diamond Sponsor Cigna.