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2022 NACo Annual Conference & Exposition

Jul. 21, 2022 – Jul. 24, 2022
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    2022 NACo Annual Conference & Exposition

    The NACo Annual Conference is the largest meeting of county elected and appointed officials from across the country. Participants from counties of all sizes come together to shape NACo's federal policy agenda, share proven practices and strengthen knowledge networks to help improve residents’ lives and the efficiency of county government.
    2022 NACo Annual Conference & Exposition
    July 21, 2022
    July 21, 2022, 8:00 am to July 24, 2022, 7:00 pm
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    2022 NACo Annual Conference & Exposition

     

    2022 NACo Annual Conference | Adams County, Colo.

    The National Association of Counties (NACo) Annual Conference & Exposition is the largest meeting of county elected and appointed officials from across the country. Participants from counties of all sizes come together to shape NACo's federal policy agenda, share proven practices and strengthen knowledge networks to help improve residents’ lives and the efficiency of county government.

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    Featured Speakers

    The NACo Annual Conference is the largest meeting of county elected and appointed officials from across the country. Participants from counties of all sizes come together to shape NACo's federal policy agenda, share proven practices and strengthen knowledge networks to help improve residents’ lives and the efficiency of county government.
    2022-07-21
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    2022-07-26
 

2022 NACo Annual Conference | Adams County, Colo.

The National Association of Counties (NACo) Annual Conference & Exposition is the largest meeting of county elected and appointed officials from across the country. Participants from counties of all sizes come together to shape NACo's federal policy agenda, share proven practices and strengthen knowledge networks to help improve residents’ lives and the efficiency of county government.

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Thu, Jul 21

7:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • Registration Open
  • Voting Credentials Help Desk Open

7:45 am to 8:45 am

  • First-Time Attendee Orientation

8:00 am to 9:00 am

  • Policy Coordinating Committee Meeting #1

9:00 am to 11:30 am

  • Agriculture and Rural Affairs Policy Steering Committee: Subcommittees Meeting
  • Environment, Energy and Land Use Policy Steering Committee: Subcommittees Meeting
  • Justice and Public Safety Policy Steering Committee: Morning Meeting
  • Telecommunications and Technology Policy Steering Committee: Morning Meeting

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

  • Public Lands Policy Steering Committee: Subcommittees Meeting
  • Transportation Policy Steering Committee: Subcommittees Meeting

9:00 am to 4:30 pm

  • Human Services and Education Policy Steering Committee: Site Visit and Business Meeting

9:30 am to 11:45 am

  • Community, Economic and Workforce Development Policy Steering Committee: Subcommittees Meeting

9:30 am to 12:00 pm

  • Finance, Pensions and Intergovernmental Affairs Steering Committee: Subcommittees Meeting
  • Health Policy Steering Committee: Subcommittees Meeting

10:30 am to 11:30 am

  • Audit Committee Meeting

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

  • Finance Committee Meeting

1:00 pm to 4:30 pm

  • Environment, Energy and Land Use Policy Steering Committee: Business Meeting

1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

  • Telecommunications and Technology Policy Steering Committee: Business Meeting

1:30 pm to 4:00 pm

  • Agriculture and Rural Affairs Policy Steering Committee: Business Meeting
  • Health Policy Steering Committee: Business Meeting

1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

  • Finance, Pensions and Intergovernmental Affairs Steering Committee: Business Meeting
  • Justice and Public Safety Policy Steering Committee: Afternoon Meeting

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

  • Public Lands Policy Steering Committee: Business Meeting
  • Transportation Policy Steering Committee Meeting: Business Meeting

2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

  • Community, Economic and Workforce Development Policy Steering Committee: Business Meeting

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

  • Exhibit Hall Opening Reception

4:15 pm to 4:45 pm

  • Moderated Meetup: 988 – Every County’s Role in the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s Transition
  • Moderated Meetup: Coal-Reliant Communities
  • Moderated Meetup: Protecting Communities Against Vector-Borne Diseases through Integrated Mosquito Management Strategies (VDCI)

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

  • Next Generation Network Business Meeting

4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

  • National Association of County Administrators (NACA) Board Meeting (Invitation Only)

5:00 pm to 5:45 pm

  • Policy Coordinating Committee Meeting #2

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

  • NACo All-Conference Opening Celebration
Fri, Jul 22

6:00 am to 7:30 am

  • Adams County Bike Ride

7:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • Registration Open
  • Voting Credentials Help Desk Open

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • NACo Store & Resource Center Open

8:00 am to 9:30 am

  • GIS Subcommittee Meeting

8:00 am to 10:00 am

  • Gulf States Counties and Parishes Meeting

8:30 am to 9:30 am

  • Programs and Services Committee Meeting

9:00 am to 3:00 pm

  • Exhibit Hall Open

9:00 am to 11:00 am

  • National Association of County Human Services Administrators (NACHSA) Meeting

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

  • National Association of County Administrators (NACA) Idea Exchange at the NACo Annual Conference

9:00 am to 1:00 pm

  • National Association of County Engineers (NACE) Executive Committee Meeting

9:45 am to 11:30 am

  • IT Standing Committee Meeting

10:00 am to 12:00 pm

  • Large Urban County Caucus Meeting
  • Rural Action Caucus Business Meeting

10:45 am to 11:30 am

  • Nominating Committee Meeting

11:30 am to 1:30 pm

  • National Organization of Black County Officials / National Association of Black County Officials (NOBCO/NABCO) Meeting

11:45 am to 1:30 pm

  • IT Advisory Council Meeting (Invitation Only)

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

  • Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

  • Healthy Counties Advisory Board Luncheon (Invitation Only)
  • Membership Committee Meeting

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

  • Veterans and Military Services Committee Meeting
  • Western Interstate Regional Board of Directors Meeting

1:15 pm to 2:45 pm

  • NACo Arts & Culture Commission Meeting

1:45 pm to 3:00 pm

  • NACo Board Forum
  • Becoming an Employer of Choice: Leveraging Benefits to Attract Talent in a Tight Labor Market
  • Counties for Kids: Celebrating County Leadership in Prenatal-to-Three
  • Digitizing Your County: Efficient and Effective Workplace Solutions that Deliver Quality Citizen Services
  • Improving Economic Mobility for County Residents
  • Leveraging Fintech for Today’s Modern County Government
  • Parks Prepare Post-Pandemic Pivot

3:15 pm to 4:30 pm

  • General Session

4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

  • NACo 2nd Vice President Candidates' Forum

4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

  • Minnesota Delegation Caucus (Invitation Only)

5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

  • Alabama Delegates Caucus (Invitation Only)
  • National Association of County Information Officers (NACIO) Awards & Business Meeting
  • North Carolina Caucus (Invitation Only)
  • Utah Caucus (Invitation only)

5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

  • Alaska, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming Reception (Invitation Only)
  • PA Counties Caucus (Invitation Only)

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

  • Arkansas Delegates Reception (Invitation Only)
  • Colorado Caucus Meeting (Invitation Only)

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

  • New York State Delegation Meeting (Invitation Only)

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

  • North Carolina Reception (Invitation Only)

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

  • Next Generation Network / County Leadership Institute / High Performance Leadership Academy Alumni Reception

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

  • Illinois State Association of Counties (ISACo) & United Counties Council of Illinois (UCCI) Dinner (Invitation Only)
Sat, Jul 23

7:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • Registration Open
  • Voting Credentials Help Desk Open

7:00 am to 8:30 am

  • National Council of Republican County Officials (NCRCO) Business Meeting

8:00 am to 8:45 am

  • Credentials Committee Meeting

8:00 am to 9:00 am

  • Breakfast Informational Meeting for the National Association of HIspanic County Officials (NAHCO)

8:00 am to 9:15 am

  • NACo / Nationwide Lifetime Income Benefits Breakfast (Invitation Only)

8:45 am to 10:00 am

  • Connecting Counties & Military Installations: Supporting National Defense & Strengthening Local Communities
  • County Governance & Authority Across America: A Landscape Analysis
  • Enhancing Employee Well-Being and Retention
  • Federal Policy Lightning Round Update: Outlook on the 118th Congress
  • Identifying and Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Justice System
  • Leveraging Community Assets to Promote an Equitable Recovery in Rural America
  • Strategies for an Equitable Investment of Recovery Funds

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

  • Exhibit Hall Open
  • NACo Board of Directors Meeting

9:00 am to 10:15 am

  • Collections, Cashflow & Coffee

10:30 am to 11:45 am

  • America Works: Investing Federal Funding in Community Workforce Development
  • County Opioid Litigation Wins and Planning for What's Next
  • Fostering Effective Intergovernmental Partnerships to Maximize Outcomes
  • Income for Life in Retirement
  • Integrating the National 988 Hotline and County Behavioral Health Continuums of Care
  • Investing in Local Infrastructure: Tips for Leveraging Federal Funding
  • Proactive Leadership in Crisis: Supporting Your Community Through a Disaster

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

  • NACo Achievement Awards Luncheon

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

  • Immigration Reform Task Force Meeting

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

  • Adams County Elections Administration Center (RSVP required)
  • Gravel Roads Program
  • Riverdale Regional Park: Riverdale Animal Shelter, Veterans Memorial, Riverdale Golf Course

2:00 pm to 5:30 pm

  • Colorado Air & Space Port (International Economic Development Task Force)

2:15 pm to 3:30 pm

  • NCCAE Business Meeting (Invitation Only)
  • Community & Land-Use Planning to Build Wildfire-Resilient Counties
  • Framework for Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to Transform County Government
  • Practical Policy Solutions to Promote Affordable Housing
  • Robert's Rule of Order: The Art of Running Efficient and Effective Meetings
  • Supporting People with Opioid Use Disorders Involved in the Justice System
  • The Theory and Practice of Economic Development: Then and Now

2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

  • North Carolina Association of Black County Officials (NCABCO Meeting & Reception) (Invitation Only)

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

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

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

  • California Caucus
  • Iowa Caucus Meeting (Invitation Only)
  • National Association of County Health Facilities (NACHFa) Meeting

3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

  • Missouri Delegation Caucus
  • National Association of County Civil Attorneys (NACCA) Business Meeting and Discussion of Hot Topics

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

  • Nebraska Caucus (Invitation Only)

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

  • Texas Caucus (Invitation Only)

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

  • Women of NACo (WoN) Reception and Annual Business Meeting

5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

  • Florida Delegates Reception
  • Mississippi Caucus Meeting

5:00 pm to 6:15 pm

  • Resorts/Tourism/Gateway Counties Working Group

5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

  • Michigan Caucus Meeting (Invitation Only)

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

  • County Commissioners Association of Ohio Caucus (Invitation Only)
  • New Mexico Delegation Reception (Invitation Only)
  • Police Jury Association of Louisiana Hospitality Reception

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

  • Arizona Caucus (Invitation Only)

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

  • Arts & Culture Commission Reception (Invitation Only)
Sun, Jul 24

7:00 am to 2:00 pm

  • Registration Open

7:00 am to 7:45 am

  • Non-Denominational Worship Service

7:30 am to 8:30 am

  • Wisconsin Counties Association Breakfast Caucus (Invitation only)

7:30 am to 9:00 am

  • Virginia, Maryland, and West Virginia Breakfast (Invitation Only)

8:00 am to 9:00 am

  • Policy Coordinating Committee Breakfast #3

8:00 am to 9:15 am

  • Disaster Preparedness & Communication: Can You Hear Me Now? Resilient Counties Advisory Board Breakfast Meeting
  • Inclusive Civic Engagement to Create Thriving, Equitable Counties
  • Navigating the Narrative: Telling the County Story in Changing Times
  • Sharing Data Across Justice and Behavioral Health Systems
  • Sports Arenas and Entertainment Centers: Securing Benefits and Avoiding Pitfalls for Counties
  • The Value of County Management: Increasing Administrative Efficiency in County Government

9:30 am to 11:45 am

  • NACo Annual Business Meeting & Election

12:00 pm to 12:45 pm

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

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

  • General Session

4:00 pm to 4:30 pm

  • NACo New Board Of Directors Organizational Meeting

6:00 pm to 9:30 pm

  • NACo Closing Celebration

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Tuesday, Jul 19

12:30 pm to 5:00 pm EDT

  • Prenatal-to-Three County Leaders Academy: Day One (Invitation only)

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT

  • Joint Reception: Prenatal-to-Three County Leaders Academy and DEI County Convening (Invitation only)
Wednesday, Jul 20

8:00 am to 3:00 pm EDT

  • Prenatal-to-Three County Leaders Academy: Day Two (Invitation only)

8:30 am to 5:00 pm EDT

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion County Convening (Invitation Only)

10:00 am to 6:00 pm EDT

  • Golf Outing

11:00 am to 5:30 pm EDT

  • CIO Forum: Emergence: Going Forward Stronger and Better

3:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT

  • Registration Open

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT

  • NACo Ambassadors Meeting (Invitation Only)

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT

  • CIO Forum Reception (Separate registration Required)

Conference Schedule Overview

All times are listed in Mountain Time. Schedule subject to change without notice.

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Contact Information

Media Inquiries

cdavis@naco.org

202.661.8834

 

Credentials

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Registration

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202.942.4292

Housing

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888.751.5182

NACo Affiliates & Affiliated Organizations

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202.350.2296

Sponsors

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202.942.4249

 

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