The 2022 ICMA Annual Conference offers education sessions, impactful keynote speakers, a robust exhibit hall, and unique networking opportunities. Specific session details are coming soon, but you can start planning out your experience now with our schedule-at-a-glance below.

Times are listed in Eastern time (ET).

Time Event
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Assistant’s Exchange Program
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Assistant’s Exchange Program Wrap-Up Happy Hour
Time Event
7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Host Committee Lounge
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ICMA Micro-Certifications | Additional Fee Applies
1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. ICMA Micro-Certifications | Additional Fee Applies
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibitor Move-In
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sporting Events | Additional Fee Applies
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Ohio State University Football Game (Tailgate and Football Game) | Additional Fee Applies
8:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. The Art of Assistant Leadership (Parts 1-2)
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Mobile Workshops | Additional Fee Applies
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Education Sessions/Roundtables
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Education Sessions/Roundtables
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. National Veterans Memorial and Museum Reception | Additional Fee Applies
Time Event
6:45 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Registration
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Host Committee Lounge
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. 5K Run and Walk | Additional Fee Applies
7:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Sporting Events | Additional Fee Applies
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibitor Move-In
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Make The Most Out of Your ICMA Annual Conference Experience
8:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. The Art of Assistant Leadership (Parts 3-4)
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ICMA Micro-Certifications | Additional Fee Applies
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Education Sessions/Roundtables
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Regional Meetings
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Mobile Workshops | Additional Fee Applies
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Education Sessions/Roundtables
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Education Sessions/Roundtables
2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Opening General Session
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Grand Opening Reception (EXCLUSIVE HALL HOURS)
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Student Happy Hour
6:30 p.m. Open for Exhibitor/Sponsor/Affiliate Events
Time Event
7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Host Committee Lounge
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Education Sessions/Roundtables
9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Coffee Break
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. General Session
11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall
11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch in the Exhibit Hall (EXCLUSIVE HALL HOURS)
11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. SheLeadsGov Luncheon | Additional Fee Applies
11:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Mobile Workshops | Additional Fee Applies
1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Education Sessions/Roundtables
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Refreshment Break
3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Education Sessions/Roundtables
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Civic Pride Reception
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Celebration of Service Reception – INVITATION ONLY
5:00 p.m. State/Affiliate/Alumni Receptions; Open for Exhibitor/Sponsor Events
Time Event
7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Registration
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Host Committee Lounge
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Education Sessions/Roundtables
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. General Session
11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall
11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch in the Exhibit Hall (EXCLUSIVE HALL HOURS)
11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Assistant’s Luncheon | Additional Fee Applies
11:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Mobile Workshops | Additional Fee Applies
1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Education Sessions/Roundtables
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Education Sessions/Roundtables
3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Education Sessions/Roundtables
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Tuesday Night Event: Center of Science and Industry (COSI) | Additional Fee Applies
Time Event
7:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Registration
7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Host Committee Lounge
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Exhibitor Move-Out
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast and Learning: Education Sessions
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Inspirational Closing General Session

Note to ICMA Affiliates

Any non-ICMA planned and approved activity, event, or meeting that is held during the 2022 ICMA Annual Conference Schedule is considered an affiliate activity and must be approved in advance by the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Conferences & Sponsorships team.

Learn about the Affiliate Meetings Policy »

Organizations (exhibitors, sponsors, not-for-profit groups, government agencies, etc.) that wish to hold meetings of any size or nature, and in any location during the 2022 ICMA Annual Conference Schedule must complete the ICMA Affiliate Activity Form and have it approved by ICMA. Affiliate activity guidelines are subject to change.