Find more details about each event by clicking on the event title. Workshops and/or speakers my change before the event in September. Be sure to download the conference app for additional details.

Wednesday, September 28

TimeEvent
11:30 AMMayor’s Lunch
1:00 PMMobile Tour: Waterloo Scooter Tour
1:30 PMTim Shields Endowment Leadership Seminar: How to be Civil in an Uncivil Time
3:45 PMAnnual Business Meeting
4:45 PMNetworking Walk
4:45 PMFirst-Time Attendee Reception
5:30 PMWelcome Reception & Exhibit Hall

Thursday, September 29

TimeEvent
7:00 AMAnnual 5K Run/Walk
8:00 AMExhibit Hall Open
8:15 AMHow Inclusion, Diversity & Equity are Critical to Your Future Success
8:15 AMOptimizing Your Operations Within City Hall and Beyond
8:15 AMMobile Tour: Housing Partnerships Add Value to Waterloo Community
8:15 AMProviding Funds to Private Entities for a Public Purpose
8:15 AMHow to Manage a Volunteer Fire Department
8:15 AMImplementing Comprehensive Plans: A Roadmap
8:15 AM Fostering Childcare Availability in Your City
9:15 AMExhibit Hall Open
10:45 AMIs Your Municipality “Cyber Uninsurable”? Follow a Cyber Checklist Back to Insurability
10:45 AM Solar Power 101: How it Works and How to Best Take Advantage of the Tech
10:45 AM Outside the Box Finance
10:45 AM Splash Pads as a Design Alternative
10:45 AM What Do You Do with an Old Mall or Other Obsolete Space
10:45 AM Annual Employee Evaluation Process
NoonOpening Luncheon
2:00 PM There is More than Enough Room at the Table: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Local Government
2:00 PM Special Assessments for Public Improvements
2:00 PM Prepare for the Worst: Preplanning Safe Spaces for Elected Officials and Staff
2:00 PM The Future of Work
2:00 PM Housing! One Issue to Rule Them All!
2:00 PM Building Community Through Arts and Culture
2:45 PMMobile Tour: The Smart City: Waterloo’s Use of Tech Boosts Operations
3: 00 PMAfternoon Break
3:30 PM The City Newlywed Game
3:30 PM It’s the Craziest Thing You Ever Heard
6:00 PMAwards Banquet
7:30 PMPresident’s Reception

Friday, September 30

TimeEvent
9:00 AMEmotional Intelligence & Why It’s Important for You
9:00 AMEnsuring Resilient Energy Infrastructure for Cities and Utilities
9:00 AMUtility Rate Increases…Round 2
9:00 AMDisaster Strong: Harnessing Disaster Volunteers
9:00 AMWater Infrastructure Fund and State Revolving Fund Programs Update
9:00 AMEconomic Development and Managing Your Debt for Growth in Your Community
10:00 AMClosing Brunch
IOWA League