Conference

2021 NACo Annual Conference

Jul. 9, 2021 – Jul. 12, 2021
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    2021 NACo Annual Conference

                                                                           

    The 2021 NACo Annual Conference brought together county elected and appointed officials from across the country in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Find resources shared during the conference and explore the schedule.

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    Featured Speakers

    Schedule at a Glance

    *Due to evolving public health circumstances, the conference schedule is tentative and subject to change based on expected conference attendance, capacity considerations and public health protocols.

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    The 2021 NACo Annual Conference brought together county elected and appointed officials from across the country in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Find resources shared during the conference and explore the schedule.
    2021-07-09
    Conference
    2021-07-23
                                                                       

The 2021 NACo Annual Conference brought together county elected and appointed officials from across the country in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Find resources shared during the conference and explore the schedule.

Featured Speakers

Schedule at a Glance

*Due to evolving public health circumstances, the conference schedule is tentative and subject to change based on expected conference attendance, capacity considerations and public health protocols.

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Thursday, Jul 08

10:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • Registration Open

11:00 am to 5:30 pm

  • CIO Forum & Tech Summit

    Prioritizing “More” with Less in a Post Pandemic Era

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

  • NACo Ambassadors Meeting

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

  • CIO Forum & Tech Summit Reception

5:30 pm to 9:00 pm

  • National Association of Hispanic County Officers (NAHCO) Virtual Meeting

    Virtual meeting

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

  • Documentary Screening: Basketball County: In The Water
Friday, Jul 09

6:15 am to 7:45 am

  • Local Bike Tour

8:00 am to 6:00 pm

  • Registration and Voting Credentials Help Desk Open
  • NACo Solutions Desk Open

8:00 am to 9:15 am

  • Cancelled: Attendee Orientation/Safety Protocols/Convention Tour
  • First-Time Attendees Orientation

    Invitation only

8:25 am to 9:00 am

  • Policy Coordinating Committee Meeting #1

9:00 am to 10:30 am

  • Agriculture & Rural Affairs Policy Steering Committee Meeting
  • Community, Economic and Workforce Development Steering Committee Meeting
  • Health Policy Steering Committee Meeting

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • NACo Store & Resource Center Open

9:30 am to 10:30 am

  • Justice & Public Safety Policy Steering Committee Meeting
  • Transportation Policy Steering Committee Meeting

9:30 am to 12:15 pm

  • Policy Steering Committee Meetings

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

  • General Session

    Doors and security open at 10 a.m.

2:15 pm to 5:00 pm

  • Environment, Energy & Land Use Policy Steering Committee Meeting
  • Finance, Pensions & Intergovernmental Affairs Policy Steering Committee Meeting
  • Human Services & Education Policy Steering Committee Meeting
  • Policy Steering Committee Meetings
  • Public Lands Policy Steering Committee Meeting
  • Telecommunications & Technology Policy Steering Committee Meeting

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

  • Exhibit Hall Open

5:30 pm to 6:10 pm

  • Meetup: American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) | Broadband
  • Meetup: American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) | Housing & Homelessness
  • Meetup: American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA): Justice & Public Safety
  • Meetup: How to Access the NACo Network of Technology: the Past, the Present and the Future
  • Meetup: Make the Most of Your NACo Membership

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

  • Connecting Counties and Military Installations

    Invite only

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

  • Colorado Caucus Meeting

    Invitation only

6:20 pm to 7:00 pm

  • Meetup: American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA): Crowdsourcing Technology Spending
  • Meetup: American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA): Lost Revenue and Beyond
  • Meetup: American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA): Water, Sewer and Infrastructure
  • Meetup: Discussion with Dr. Deborah Birx | COVID-19 Update and Mitigation Best Practices
  • Meetup: Improving Your Cybersecurity Readiness Through Collaboration

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

  • Opening Celebration: Best of Maryland on the Waterfront
Saturday, Jul 10

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • Registration and Voting Credentials Help Desk Open
  • NACo Solutions Desk Open

8:00 am to 9:00 am

  • Enhancing Local Workforce Development and Building for the Future

8:30 am to 3:30 pm

  • Exhibit Hall Open

8:30 am to 9:15 am

  • Coal Brew: A Coal-Reliant County Meetup & Coffee Hour
  • Eggs over Offsets - A Revenue Recovery Strategy
  • Meetup: American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) | Children & Families
  • Meetup: American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) | Economic Recovery & Intergovernmental Partnerships
  • Meetup: American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) | Small Business Assistance
  • Meetup: Behavioral Health and Justice

    Facilitated by Pew Charitable Trusts

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • NACo Store & Resource Center Open

9:30 am to 10:45 am

  • Healthy Counties Advisory Board Meeting
  • Immigration Reform Task Force Meeting
  • IT Standing Committee Meeting
  • Nominating Committee Meeting
  • Resilient Counties Advisory Board Meeting: A Focus on Building Wildfire-Resilient Communities
  • Veterans & Military Services Committee Meeting

9:30 am to 11:00 am

  • Current County Outdoor Recreation Challenges and Responses

9:30 am to 1:30 pm

  • Standing, Ad Hoc, Advisory & Task Force Meetings

11:00 am to 12:00 pm

  • GIS Subcommittee Meeting
  • Meetup: Leveraging County Parks & Recreation for Underserved Communities
  • Meetup: The Future of County Libraries
  • Policy Coordinating Committee Meeting #2

11:00 am to 1:30 pm

  • Utah Caucus Meeting

    Invitation only

12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

  • County Leaders for Equity in Governance Luncheon

    Invitation only

  • Healthy & Resilient Counties Advisory Board Luncheon

    Invitation Only

  • Membership Standing Committee Luncheon

    Invitation only

  • Minnesota Caucus

    Invitation only

  • Missouri Delegation Caucus
  • National Association of County Civil Attorneys (NACCA) Meeting
  • National Organization of Black County Officials (NOBCO/NABCO) Meeting
  • PA Counties Caucus

    Invitation Only

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

  • National Association of County Information Officers (NACIO) Annual Business Meeting

1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

  • Western Interstate Region (WIR) Board of Directors Meeting

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

  • Standing, Ad Hoc, Advisory & Task Force Meetings

2:15 pm to 3:15 pm

  • Counties for Kids: Strategies for Supporting Young Children and Families
  • Federal Policy Lightning Round: Outlook on the 117th Congress
  • Maximizing Return on Investment with NACo FSC Programs
  • State Policy Trends and County Priorities

2:15 pm to 3:30 pm

  • Arts & Culture Commission Workshop
  • International Trade in a Post-Pandemic World

    Hosted by the International Economic Development Task Force

  • NACo Board Forum

3:45 pm to 5:30 pm

  • General Session

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

  • National Association of County Health Facilities (NACHFa) Meeting
  • Alabama Delegates Caucus

    Invitation only

  • Alaska, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming Reception

    Invitation only

  • National Democratic County Officials (NDCO) Annual Business Meeting
  • North Carolina Caucus

    Invitation only

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

  • Florida Delegates Reception
  • Police Jury Association of Louisiana Welcome Reception

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

  • North Carolina Reception

    Invitation only

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

  • Illinois State Association of Counties (ISACo) Reception

    Invitation only

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

  • Book Reading: “Our Darkest Hours: New York County Leadership and the COVID Pandemic”
  • Meetup: A Post-COVID World and Mental Health
  • Meetup: Understanding Neuroscience and Its Implications for Child-Serving Agencies

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

  • Board of Directors / LUCC / RAC Reception

    Invitation Only

Sunday, Jul 11

7:00 am to 8:00 am

  • Morning Yoga with Robin Bell

7:30 am to 9:00 am

  • West Virginia, Virginia and Maryland State Association Breakfast

    Invitation only

8:00 am to 9:15 am

  • Credentials Committee Meeting
  • NACo DCR Advisory Committee Meeting

8:00 am to 9:30 am

  • Non-Denominational Worship Service

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • NACo Solutions Desk Open
  • Registration and Voting Credentials Help Desk Open

8:30 am to 9:30 am

  • The County Role in Ensuring Equitable COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution and Public Health Services

8:30 am to 12:00 pm

  • Exhibit Hall Open

9:00 am to 11:00 am

  • NACA Executive Board Meeting

    Invitation only

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • NACo Store & Resource Center Open

9:15 am to 10:30 am

  • Bridging the Gap: Crisis Response as Criminal Justice Diversion

9:30 am to 10:30 am

  • Large Urban County Caucus (LUCC) Business Meeting
  • Rural Action Caucus (RAC) Business Meeting

10:45 am to 12:00 pm

  • Large Urban County Caucus / Rural Action Caucus Meeting

11:00 am to 12:00 pm

  • Arts & Culture National Harbor Walking Tour

12:00 pm to 1:45 pm

  • County Justice Peer Learning Networking Luncheon

    Invitation only

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

  • NACA County Administrators Idea Exchange

12:15 pm to 1:45 pm

  • NACo Achievement Awards Luncheon
  • NCCAE Business Meeting

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

  • National Association of County Intergovernmental Relations Officers (NACIRO) Annual Business Meeting

2:00 pm to 3:15 pm

  • Effective Communications Strategies for When Your County is in the News (and When it Isn’t)
  • Investing with Equity: How to Ensure All Residents Benefit From Your County’s ARPA Allocation
  • Say and Do: Five Strategies for Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in your Community
  • The 2020 Election in Review: What Happened and What’s in Store for 2022?

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

  • NACo Board of Directors and Resolutions Committee Meeting

3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

  • State Association Meeting Planners Meeting

3:45 pm to 5:00 pm

  • County Strategies for Navigating Opioid Settlements
  • COVID-19 Lessons Learned in Addressing Homelessness and the Role of Emergency Rental Assistance
  • Guiding County Decisions: An Overview of Key Census Bureau Programs for Administrators, Executives and Managers
  • Healthcare Cost in Retirement and the Complexities of Medicare
  • Maximizing Impact through Collaborative Community Engagement
  • Overcoming Barriers: Women in County Administration
  • Share Your County Story
  • TRECS State Partners Workshop

    Invitation only

  • Trends in Property Assessments and Their Financial Impacts: Commercial Assessments and the Post-COVID Housing Market

4:00 pm to 5:15 pm

  • State Association Deputy Directors and Staff Meeting

5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

  • Michigan Caucus Meeting

    Invitation only

  • NACo Next Generation Meeting
  • Texas Caucus

    Invitation only

5:15 pm to 6:00 pm

  • County Tools, Challenges & Solutions in Expanding Broadband Access

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

  • West Virginia Caucus Reception

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

  • Ohio Caucus Reception

    Invitation only

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

  • Nebraska Caucus
  • California Caucus
  • Japan Night

    Invitation only

  • North Carolina Association of Black County Officials (NCABCO) Meeting

    Invitation only

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

  • Arizona Caucus

    Invitation only

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

  • Next Gen/County Leadership Institute/HPLA & CLA Reception

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

  • California Delegation Reception

    Invitation only

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

  • County DEI Directors Meet-Up
Monday, Jul 12

7:00 am to 8:00 am

  • Florida Delegates Caucus

    Invitation only

8:00 am to 9:30 am

  • Gulf States Counties and Parishes Caucus
  • Women of NACo (WON) Leadership Network Business Meeting

8:00 am to 3:00 pm

  • NACo Solutions Desk Open
  • Registration Desk Open

9:30 am to 11:00 am

  • General Session

9:30 am to 12:00 pm

  • Federal Agency Expo

11:00 am to 12:00 pm

  • ARPA Fiscal Recovery Fund: Overview and Demo of Revenue Loss Calculator
  • Broadband Taskforce Meeting

11:00 am to 12:30 pm

  • Programs and Services Committee Meeting

1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

  • NACo Annual Business Meeting & Election

4:00 pm to 5:15 pm

  • Central Region Caucus Meeting
  • Northeast Region Caucus Meeting
  • South Region Caucus Meeting & Election
  • West Region Caucus Meeting & Election

5:30 pm to 6:00 pm

  • NACo New Board Member Meeting

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

  • NACo Closing Celebration

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