An Abundance of Content Relevant to Local Government Professionals

With over 110 education sessions, discussions, keynotes, game changer speakers, micro-certifications, mobile workshops and product theaters, there will be plenty of opportunities to learn from your peers, industry professionals, and others too!

Session tracks have been aligned with ICMA’s 14 Practices for Effective Local Government Management and Leadership.

Democracy, Civics and Civility

Covering the areas of civic cohesion and building civic leadership.

Local Government Principles

Covering the areas of personal and professional integrity, community engagement, equity and inclusion, staff effectiveness, personal resiliency and development, workforce development and management, collaboration, ethics and resiliency.

Local Government Tools and Skills

Political climate, economic development, climate, sustainability, collaboration, council-manager relations, infrastructure and transportation.

Service Excellence

Covering the areas of service delivery, building better communities, emergency management and response, public safety, climate and transportation.

Strategic Leadership

Covering the areas of strategic planning, policy facilitation and implementation, managing in the current.

Sharpen Your Focus by Earning an ICMA Micro-certificate

ICMA’s micro-certificate programs are four-hour bootcamps for those who want to grow their competencies in subjects most relevant to their professional lives, in ways that allow them to acquire skills that are not only vertical, but transversal.

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Experience Local Government Firsthand in Austin with Mobile Workshops

The ICMA Annual Conference offers several exciting mobile workshops for opportunities to view local government sites in Austin.

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Can’t join us in Austin?

Keynotes and select breakout sessions will be available on-demand after the conference ends.

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