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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.

Sports

ICMA and the 2018 Host Committee are planning the following sporting events for conference attendees, their families, and guests.



Golf Tournament

Sunday, September 23 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Play at the premier public course in the Mid-Atlantic region and the #1 rated public course in Maryland. Designed by Pete Dye, Bulle Rock is ranked in the Top 100 listings of every major golf publication. Located about 45 minutes from the Baltimore Convention Center in Havre de Grace, the course features 18 distinctly different holes sprawled over 230 acres. The tournament will be a four-person scramble format, and prizes will be awarded for the longest drive, the ball that lands closest to the pin, and the best team score. The Host Committee will contact players before the conference about transportation logistics, partner preferences, and club rentals.
$135. Ticket price includes greens fee, cart, range balls, Bulle Rock bag tag, tee packet, transportation, breakfast, lunch, and a $5 golf shop credit.



Yoga

Sunday, September 23 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM

Monday, September 24 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM

Tuesday, September 25 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM


Start each day with your colleagues for daily yoga at the Hilton Baltimore. Eden Freeman, fellow city manager of Winchester, Virginia, will lead you through a workout that will improve your strength, balance, and flexibility and prepare your mind for another active conference day. Limit: 40 participants
$20. Ticket price includes three morning yoga classes.



5K Run/Walk

Sunday, September 23 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM


See beautiful sites, spend time with your colleagues, and enjoy such iconic landmarks as Fort McHenry and the Domino Sugars Sign as you race along the Baltimore Harbor in the Canton neighborhood. Runners/walkers of all levels are invited to participate.
$35. Ticket price includes race registration, awards, race shirt, and transportation.



Harbor Waterfront Kayak Tour

Sunday, September 23 8:00 AM - 10:30 AMSold Out
Sunday, September 23 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM


Departing from the Maryland Science Center, you and the seasoned tour guides of Baltimore Outdoor Recreation will explore four to six miles of the Inner Harbor. The guides will highlight several projects, including floating wetlands, oyster nurseries, and the world-famous Mr. Trashwheel, that work together to clean our urban waterways. Not recommended for beginning kayakers. Please dress to be outdoors, and bring a reusable water bottle. Limit: 15 participants. (Physical activity ranking: Level 3)
$20. Ticket price includes single kayaks, paddles, vests, and seasoned tour guides.



Gwynns Falls Bike Ride

Sunday, September 23 8:45 AM - 2:00 PMSold Out

The Host Committee has partnered with Baltimore City Recreation and Parks to offer unusual and exciting activities. To find the activity that’s right for you, take into account the physical activity ranking for each trip: Level 1 – Not very taxing/all skill levels Level 2 – Moderate exertion/I have done this before but it’s been awhile Level 3 – Heavy exertion/you’d best be in shape and ready for a challenge.
 
This 11-mile bike tour explores programs and partnerships that connect West Baltimore along the trail to the Inner Harbor. This is a rain-or-shine opportunity, so come prepared for the weather. Gywnns Falls Park and Leakin Park provide a historical context for studying park development and management in an urban setting. Key learning points include park development history, current uses, funding, and management challenges. Along the way, cyclists will pedal through parks and open space with historical and cultural significance. The tour will include a break for lunch. Limit: 30 participants (Physical activity ranking: Level 2-3)
$25. Ticket price includes bikes, helmets, a follow truck, transportation, and experienced tour guides.



Get Out and Paddle: Middle Branch Park and Baltimore Water Trails

Sunday, September 23 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM


Explore Baltimore’s coastal areas near the Inner Harbor via kayaks and canoes. Learn about the important role that public access to water and programming plays in an interdisciplinary approach that highlights public works projects, local watershed associations, and other local initiatives. If Baltimore City’s eighth graders can do it, so can you! Dress in layers and bring a change of clothes, a reusable water bottle, and sun protection. Limit: 40 participants. (Physical activity ranking: Level 1-2)
$25. Ticket price includes all equipment, and staff to assist all skill levels. Transportation to the departure point will be on your own.




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.