2022 Annual Conference Schedule Below

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Wednesday, April 13

7:30 am – 8:30 am

BREAKFAST:  Join us for a light breakfast

Pre-Conference
8:30 am – 2:30 pm

WORKSHOP:  Art of Management
Room: Colorado Room
Workshop for managers on the job five years or less. Managers and presenters will share wisdom and knowledge gained from experience. It’s the stuff they don’t teach in graduate school, but you don’t have to learn the hard way! See workshop schedule.

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

WELCOME SOCIAL:  For New Members and Art of Management Attendees
Room: Roosevelt Room
This is a social opportunity for new members and Art of Management attendees

MAIN CONFERENCE
3:30 pm – 6:15 pm
  Devereaux Room

WELCOME:
Heather Geyer, President 
KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Theo Edmonds
Hope, Trust, and Belonging Overview
KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Jenn Whitmer
Sustainable Leadership and Managing Burnout 
CCCMA AWARDS RECOGNITION

 

WELCOME RECEPTION
6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
Roosevelt Room

 

Thursday, April 14

7:30 am – 8:30 am

BREAKFAST:  Join us for a light breakfast

8:30 am – 10:30 am

WORKSHOP:  Hope, Trust, and Belonging
An opportunity to learn more about our conference theme:  Hope, Trust, and Belonging.
Farm to Spaceship
Room: Devereaux

10:45 am – 11:45 am

Breakout Sessions:
CONFERENCE THEME: HOPE
Navigating Paid Family and Medical Leave in Colorado
Susan Weed, VP National Sales Director, American Fidelity
Room: Colorado
CONFERENCE THEME: TRUST
The Ten Commandments of Leadership:  Reflections on Enduring Leadership Lessons
BG (Ret) Charles “Ray” Bailey, Fort Carson Garrison
Room: Roosevelt
CONFERENCE THEME: BELONGING
Your Affordable Housing: Common Challenges & Unique Solutions
Panel Facilitated by Kim Newcomer, Slate Communications
Room: Devereaux

11:45 am – 1:00 pm

LUNCH: Meet with colleagues and enjoy a grab and go lunch

1:00 pm-1:45 pm

Breakout Sessions:
CONFERENCE THEME: HOPE
Understanding the Importance of Destination Stewardship
Jill Corbin, Deputy Director of Destination Stewardship, Colorado Tourism Office
Room: Colorado
 
CONFERENCE THEME: TRUST
Cultivate Workplace Culture w/Eye Toward Well Being

Panel Facilitated by Terry Rook, CEBT with Sunny Bryant, Fremont County; Seth Hoffman, City of Lone Tree; Michael Penny, City of Castle Pines; and Allison Scheck, City of Wheat Ridge.
Room: Roosevelt
CONFERENCE THEME: BELONGING
Going to Voters for Funding: Better Practices & Methods
David Flaherty, Magellan Strategies
Room: Devereaux

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Breakout Sessions:
CONFERENCE THEME: HOPE
Building A Sustainability Program: Where to Start
Tim Dodd, City of Englewood
Room: Colorado
CONFERENCE THEME: TRUST
Four Key Ingredients to Build a World Class Culture
Jen Volmer and Anne McCord, ILG Strategic Services
Room: Roosevelt
CONFERENCE THEME: BELONGING
Defining and Developing a Data-Driven Equity Budgeting Strategy
 
Chris Fabian, ResourceX CEO & Co-founder
Room: Devereaux

2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

Break w/Optional Sessions:

Option 1: How to Make the Most out of Speed Coaching…And Have Fun Doing It!
CWLG
Room: Colorado 
Option 2: How my City Will Achieve Net Zero This Year
Oscar Rangel, Veregy
Room: Devereux 

3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Breakout Sessions:
CONFERENCE THEME: HOPE
Walking the Talk of Your Climate Action Plan
John Cattles, Gunnison County and DeLynne Southern, Colorado Energy Office
Room: Colorado
CONFERENCE THEME: TRUST
Flex Your Ethics Knowledge
Karen Daly, ICMA Mountain Plains Regional Director and Ray Gonzales, ICMA Regional Vice President
Room: Roosevelt
CONFERENCE THEME: BELONGING
Beyond “Harassment”: Nurturing an Environment of Belongingness.
 
Tami Tanoue, CIRSA
Room: Devereaux

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

RECEPTION:  Join us for a reception in the Roosevelt Room
 
 

 

 

 

Friday, April 15

7:30 am – 8:30 am

BREAKFAST:  Join us for a light breakfast

8:45 am – 9:45 am

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Wobbekind
Economic Update
Room: Devereaux

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Devereaux Room

GOVERNOR’S OFFICE
ARPA Funding Presentation
Pat Meyers, Executive Director for the Office of International Trade and Economic Development
DOLA
What’s New at DOLA?
Chantal Unfug, Director of Local Government
ICMA
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Update
Raymond Gonzalez, ICMA Regional Vice President, Mountain Plains
CCCMA COMMITTEE UPDATES
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force
Colorado Veterans Leading Government
Colorado Women Leading Government
Emerging Managers
Senior Advisors