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It’s billed as an event for county information officers, but there’re no digital credentials required to attend the first ever NACo Mobile Apps Smack Down to be held during the CIO Summit on Thursday, July 10 in New Orleans just before NACo’s Annual Conference & Exposition.
about your county’s Cybersecurity? Fear no more!
the Headlines: What Every Elected Official Should Know about Cybersecurity,
one of the sessions at NACo’s Technology Innovation Summit, Friday, July 11,
8:45 a.m. Organizers promise you won’t be overwhelmed with technical details as you explore cybersecurity from a risk management standpoint.
No Cost Registration required for the Tech Summit.
Contact Bert Jarreau, firstname.lastname@example.org
Curious about Google Glass?
The Tech Summit’s the place.
you can sign up at the Google booth next to the Tech Summit’s registration desk
to test the latest in digital wearable gear. Also, there’s more inside
information promised as the Tech Summit’s luncheon presentation takes An Insider’s Look at Google Glass.
No Cost Registration required for the Tech Summit. Contact Bert Jarreau, email@example.com
about new WOTUS definition? Here’s your chance to get the straight scoop
a “Waters of the U.S.” meeting with EPA scheduled for
Friday, July 11 from 3 p.m.–4:30 p.m., RO3 at the Morial
Convention Center. EPA plans to talk with counties about its
proposed Definition of Waters of the U.S.
under the Clean Water Act rule, jointly released with the U.S. Army Corps
of Engineers (Corps). It would affect county-owned and maintained roadside
ditches, flood control channels, drainage conveyances, storm water systems,
green infrastructure construction and maintenance activities.
Talk about Big Data
A workshop, From Data to Advocacy: Using NACo’s
Research Database will introduce the easy-to-use NACo resource for getting
reliable information about any county in the U.S., from federal funding to
employment to demographics. Put on your calendar for Sunday, July 13, 2:30 p.m.
Growth. Prosperity. Jobs. How to hold them. How to grow them.
interactive workshop — Identifying Multiple Forms of Wealth for
Lasting Growth and Prosperity — will help county
leaders examine tangible ways to build on their existing and underutilized
assets to stay economically competitive. Sunday, July 13, 2:30 p.m
- A Workforce that Works: Innovations in
Workforce Development will explore and discuss innovative workforce
development efforts, highlighting counties that are overhauling their workforce
systems to better meet industry demands and supply a skilled and ready
workforce. Sunday, July 13, 4 p.m.
Pipeline Safety Questions? This Mobile Workshop Could Be the Answer
Energy: A Tour of Pipeline Infrastructure and Safety on Sunday,
July 13, from 9 a.m.–noon, features a site
tour of Entergy New Orleans, an electric and gas utility serving Orleans
Parish, to help county leaders understand transmission pipeline infrastructure
and actions they can take to enhance pipeline safety.
A Chance to Give
Back at NextGen’s Service Project
Participants will assemble and package 250 hygiene kits, which
will later be distributed to residents of the New Orleans Mission.
Friday, July 11, 9 a.m.–11:30 am at the Morial Convention
Center, Hall B.
Want to learn more
about helping the Veterans in your county?
NACo can do that! At Boots
on the Ground… Monday,
July 14, you can learn what a county veteran service officer (CVSO) does to
connect veterans with their benefits and how you can get one in your county, 9
Free Food! – Of course, there’s much more to it than that…
The Health Care Breakfast Roundtable on Friday, July 11 at 8 a.m. will debut the results of a NACo survey
that asked counties about the health care benefits they offered their
employees. There will also be a chance to discuss how counties are
using partnerships and new payment delivery models to achieve better health and
reduced costs for employees, retirees and residents.
Hoping to get good ideas about
Health Care — benefits, costs and well-being.
Look no further. We’ve got you
- Employee WELLNESS
Programs: Return on Investments 101
How do you determine if your investment in employee wellness
programs will reap a return? How have counties demonstrated returns? What
program components are critical for producing returns? Find out more at this workshop on Sunday, July
Navigating the Business Side of County Health Facilities
What questions should you be asking your health care facility’s
leadership to understand its financial performance? What strategies and tools
are counties using to effectively assess their facilities’ financial
performance? Attend this session for answer Sunday, July 13.
- Building a Healthy, Prosperous, Sustainable County: County
Solutions to Improve Health
In the first 30 minutes, learn from two “best practice” counties
about how thinking outside typical health care issues improved the health of
their counties. The rest of the workshop (60 minutes) will consist of
roundtable discussions that focus on five different questions: health behaviors,
social factors, economic factors, physical environment and how to overcome
challenges and barriers in implementing new policies.The workshop is Sunday, July 13, at 2:30 p.m.
Pick up the Pubs
Conferences are BIG publishing events for NACo’s team of
experts. Here’s just a sample of the new publications to be released at the
conference. Be sure to get your copy.
- Issue Brief: Profiles of
County Innovations is Health Care Delivery: Accountable Care Communities
- Issue Brief: Profiles of
County Innovations in Health Care Delivery: Accountable Care Organizations
- Phases of FUSE: Planning and
Implementing Successful Supportive Housing
- Questions and Answers: The
Affordable care Act and County Jails
- Top 12 Things to Include in
Parade Safety Plans
- Sustainable Ports: Strategies for
Port Development and Operation
- Community Dialogue Report (health care)
- Digital Coast: Tools to Promote
- A Workforce that Works Issue
- Planning Resilient Water Systems:
County Case Studies