2021 NACo Annual Conference

Thursday, July 8, 2021

  • Jul. 8
    10:00 am to 5:00 pm EDT

    Registration Open

  • Jul. 8
    11:00 am to 5:30 pm EDT

    CIO Forum & Tech Summit

    Please join us for the NACo CIO Forum & Tech Summit - Prioritizing "More" with Less in a Post Pandemic Era. Topics will include: Strategic Planning, American Recovery funds and Technology, Low Code and Virtual First, Redefining Connectivity, Cyber, and more!

  • Jul. 8
    4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT

    NACo Ambassadors Meeting

  • Jul. 8
    5:30 pm to 6:30 pm EDT

    CIO Forum & Tech Summit Reception

  • Jul. 8
    5:30 pm to 7:30 pm EDT

    Colorado Caucus Meeting

  • Jul. 8
    5:30 pm to 9:00 pm EDT

    National Association of Hispanic County Officers (NAHCO) Virtual Meeting

Friday, July 9, 2021

  • Jul. 9
    8:00 am to 9:15 am EDT

    Attendee Orientation/Safety Protocols/Convention Tour

    Join NACo staff for a tour of the Gaylord, attendee orientation and learn more about how NACo and the Gaylord are keeping attendees safe. Meet at the NACo solutions desk at 8:00 a.m.
     

  • Jul. 9
    8:00 am to 9:15 am EDT

    First-Time Attendees Orientation

    All first-time attendees are welcome to join us to learn more about NACo and how to make the most of the Annual Conference. Due to limited space, this session is open to county officials and staff attending their first NACo conference. Please proceed directly to the meeting room, you do not need to pick up a badge at the registration desk.

  • Jul. 9
    8:00 am to 6:00 pm EDT

    Registration Open

  • Jul. 9
    8:00 am to 6:00 pm EDT

    Voting Credentials Help Desk Open

  • Jul. 9
    8:30 am to 9:00 am EDT

    Policy Coordinating Committee Meeting #1

  • Jul. 9
    9:00 am to 5:00 pm EDT

    NACo Store & Resource Center Open

  • Jul. 9
    9:30 am to 12:15 pm EDT

    Agriculture & Rural Affairs Policy Steering Committee Meeting

    The Agriculture and Rural Affairs (AgRA) Steering Committee will meet in a working session to allow sponsors of resolutions and platform changes to discuss, debate and amend various proposed policy positions. Additionally, AgRA members will hear from guest speakers on issues relevant to the committee.

  • Jul. 9
    9:30 am to 12:15 pm EDT

    Community, Economic and Workforce Development Steering Committee Business Meeting

    NACo’s Community, Economic and Workforce Development (CEWD) Steering Committee will discuss policy issues impacting counties related to housing, economic and workforce development and hear from federal partners and policy experts on issues regarding funding and partnership opportunities. CEWD Steering Committee members will also vote on proposed policy resolutions and platform changes.
     

  • Jul. 9
    9:30 am to 12:15 pm EDT

    Health Policy Steering Committee Meeting

    Join the Health Steering Committee’s Meeting as members will discuss and vote on proposed policy resolutions related to the health policy platform. Members will also discuss timely policy content with guest speakers from federal agencies and partner organizations. 

  • Jul. 9
    9:30 am to 12:15 pm EDT

    Justice & Public Safety Policy Steering Committee Meeting

    The Justice and Public Safety Committee will meet to discuss key issues including equity in justice funding, the outlook for federal criminal justice reform and hear updates on emergency management related legislation and policy changes. Additionally, committee members will review and vote on policy resolutions and platform changes. 

  • Jul. 9
    9:30 am to 12:15 pm EDT

    Transportation Policy Steering Committee Meeting

    Join the Transportation Policy Steering Committee meeting to hear from guest speakers on topics including drones, transportation electrification and other emerging technologies that have the potential to impact county infrastructure and our many residents who rely upon these vital assets to remain connected in every corner of the country.

  • Jul. 9
    2:15 pm to 5:00 pm EDT

    Environment, Energy & Land Use Policy Steering Committee Meeting

    Join the Environment, Energy and Land Use (EELU) Steering Committee’s Meeting as members will discuss proposed policy resolutions related to the EELU policy platform. Members will hear from sponsors who submitted policy resolutions and have the opportunity to ask questions before they are voted on. 

  • Jul. 9
    2:15 pm to 5:00 pm EDT

    Finance, Pensions & Intergovernmental Affairs Policy Steering Committee Meeting

    The Finance, Pensions and Intergovernmental Affairs (FPIGA) Steering Committee will meet in a working session to allow sponsors of resolutions and platform changes to discuss, debate and amend various proposed policy positions. Additionally, FPIGA members will hear from guest speakers on issues related to the U.S. Treasury’s Fiscal Recovery Fund, state tax limitation policies and election reform. 

  • Jul. 9
    2:15 pm to 5:00 pm EDT

    Human Services & Education Policy Steering Committee Meeting

    Join the Human Services and Education Steering Committee for a discussion of innovative strategies in human service delivery and the opportunity to engage with key federal officials overseeing policy that impacts children and families. Members will also discuss and vote on proposed policy resolutions and platform changes.

  • Jul. 9
    2:15 pm to 5:00 pm EDT

    Public Lands Policy Steering Committee Meeting

    Public Lands Steering Committee (PLSC) members will hear from federal agency officials on the latest public lands issues, including efforts to better manage our natural resources, reduce the threat of wildfire, and improve economies in public lands counties. The PLSC will review the federal outlook for public lands issues for the remainder of 2021 and also consider policy resolutions to further guide NACo’s advocacy efforts.

  • Jul. 9
    2:15 pm to 5:00 pm EDT

    Telecommunications & Technology Policy Steering Committee Meeting

    The Telecommunications and Technology (T&T) Steering Committee will meet in a working session to allow sponsors of resolutions and platform changes to discuss, debate and amend various proposed policy positions. Additionally, T&T members will hear from guest speakers on issues relevant to the committee.

  • Jul. 9
    5:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT

    Exhibit Hall Open

  • Jul. 9
    5:30 pm to 6:10 pm EDT

    Meetup: American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) | Broadband

  • Jul. 9
    5:30 pm to 6:10 pm EDT

    Meetup: American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) | Housing & Homelessness

  • Jul. 9
    5:30 pm to 6:10 pm EDT

    Meetup: American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA): Justice & Public Safety

  • Jul. 9
    5:30 pm to 6:10 pm EDT

    Meetup: How to Access the NACo Network of Technology: the Past, the Present and the Future

    Come have some fun identifying technology devices from the past, while learning about services and programs that NACo offers around technology support for counties. Feel free to bring one of your own devices from the past!

  • Jul. 9
    5:30 pm to 6:10 pm EDT

    Meetup: Make the Most of Your NACo Membership

    NACo has a lot to offer members! Join seasoned NACo members and membership team to review NACo’s many membership benefits availible to your county.

  • Jul. 9
    6:20 pm to 7:00 pm EDT

    Meetup: American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA): Lost Revenue and Beyond

  • Jul. 9
    6:20 pm to 7:00 pm EDT

    Meetup: American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA): Mental Health

  • Jul. 9
    6:20 pm to 7:00 pm EDT

    Meetup: American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA): Technology Infrastructure

  • Jul. 9
    6:20 pm to 7:00 pm EDT

    Meetup: American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA): Water, Sewer and Infrastructure

  • Jul. 9
    6:20 pm to 7:00 pm EDT

    Meetup: The Cybersecurity Collaborative Program Overview

  • Jul. 9
    7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT

    Welcome Celebration

    Join us for a taste of Maryland and welcome celebration, featuring Maryland and Prince George's finest local specialties, music and festivities on the Orchard Terrace. From crabs to Orange Crushes, say welcome back, hon! in true Maryland style. 
     

Saturday, July 10, 2021

  • Jul. 10
    8:00 am to 5:00 pm EDT

    Registration Open

  • Jul. 10
    8:00 am to 5:00 pm EDT

    Voting Credentials Help Desk Open

  • Jul. 10
    8:30 am to 9:15 am EDT

    Coal Brew: A Coal-Reliant County Meetup & Coffee Hour

  • Jul. 10
    8:30 am to 9:15 am EDT

    Eggs over Offsets - A Revenue Recovery Strategy

    A results-oriented debt setoff clearinghouse,  also known as TRECS, has been established to enable your counties, cities & towns, special districts, and other public agencies to collect on your outstanding debts with ease! 
    Available in Indiana, California, Arkansas and Utah

  • Jul. 10
    8:30 am to 9:15 am EDT

    Meetup: American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) | Children & Families

  • Jul. 10
    8:30 am to 9:15 am EDT

    Meetup: American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) | Economic Recovery & Intergovernmental Partnerships

  • Jul. 10
    8:30 am to 9:15 am EDT

    Meetup: American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) | Small Business Assistance

  • Jul. 10
    8:30 am to 9:15 am EDT

    Meetup: Behavioral Health and Justice

    Facilitated by Pew Charitable Trusts

    Increasing attention is focused on finding effective interventions for people experiencing behavioral health crises, as well as alternatives to jail for those with mental illness and substance use disorders. Join this moderated meetup for an opportunity to hear from your peers and share your community’s experiences with implementing new policies and practices at the intersection of the behavioral health and criminal justice systems. In particular, the group will discuss ways to tap into federal funding for mobile crisis intervention teams, mental health services and training and substance abuse treatment for people at risk of, or currently involved with, the criminal legal system.

  • Jul. 10
    8:30 am to 9:15 am EDT

    Meetup: Future of Work: A Hybrid & Secure County Workforce

    Join Andrew Dolan, Director of Stakeholder Engagement from the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center to discuss how this new hybrid environment requires counties change how they educate employees on security, while protecting the county data assets.

  • Jul. 10
    8:30 am to 3:30 pm EDT

    Exhibit Hall Open

  • Jul. 10
    9:00 am to 5:00 pm EDT

    NACo Store & Resource Center Open

  • Jul. 10
    9:30 am to 10:45 am EDT

    Healthy Counties Advisory Board Meeting

  • Jul. 10
    9:30 am to 10:45 am EDT

    Immigration Reform Task Force Meeting

    The Immigration Reform Task Force will meet to discuss the latest developments on immigration reform and hear from federal guest speakers and experts on federal immigration policy.

  • Jul. 10
    9:30 am to 10:45 am EDT

    IT Standing Committee Meeting

  • Jul. 10
    9:30 am to 10:45 am EDT

    Nominating Committee Meeting

  • Jul. 10
    9:30 am to 10:45 am EDT

    Resilient Counties Advisory Board Meeting: A Focus on Building Wildfire-Resilient Communities

  • Jul. 10
    9:30 am to 10:45 am EDT

    Veterans & Military Services Committee Meeting

    Join NACo’s Veterans and Military Services Standing Committee to discuss how counties can work with our state, federal and local partners to address issues facing our nation’s veterans. 

  • Jul. 10
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT

    GIS Subcommittee Meeting

    Join GIS Subcommittee members to hear the county perspective on moving Esri tools and GIS functions to the cloud, as well as Netsmart’s approach to utilizing GIS in Client Care. 

  • Jul. 10
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT

    Meetup: Leveraging County Parks & Recreation for Underserved Communities

  • Jul. 10
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT

    Meetup: The Future of County Libraries

  • Jul. 10
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT

    Meetup: Trends in County Assessment & The Evolution of Commercial Spaces

  • Jul. 10
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT

    Policy Committee Meeting #2

  • Jul. 10
    12:30 pm to 2:00 pm EDT

    County Leaders for Equity in Governance Luncheon

    By invitation, this luncheon will bring together NACo’s County Executive Network, member Advisory Group on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and developing Network of County DEI Directors and senior staff to discuss strategies and considerations for advancing DEI in county governance. 

  • Jul. 10
    12:30 pm to 2:00 pm EDT

    Healthy & Resilient Counties Advisory Board Luncheon

  • Jul. 10
    12:30 pm to 2:00 pm EDT

    Membership Standing Committee Luncheon

  • Jul. 10
    12:30 pm to 2:00 pm EDT

    Minnesota Caucus

  • Jul. 10
    12:30 pm to 2:00 pm EDT

    Missouri Delegation Caucus

  • Jul. 10
    12:30 pm to 2:00 pm EDT

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

  • Jul. 10
    12:30 pm to 2:00 pm EDT

    National Association of County Civil Attorneys (NACCA) Meeting

  • Jul. 10
    12:30 pm to 2:00 pm EDT

    PA Counties Caucus

  • Jul. 10
    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT

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

    As an active affiliate of the National Association of Counties (NACo), NACIO works to promote the value of professional PIOs and communicators to county governments. NACIO members serve as judges for NACo's annual National County Government Month contest, and NACIO experts present highly entertaining workshops on media relations best practices at the NACo Annual and Legislative conferences.

  • Jul. 10
    1:00 pm to 3:30 pm EDT

    Western Interstate Region (WIR) Board of Directors Meeting

  • Jul. 10
    2:15 pm to 3:15 pm EDT

    Counties for Kids: Strategies for Supporting Young Children and Families

    During COVID-19, counties have played a key role in administering programs and building systems that meet the needs of infants and toddlers. County leaders have leveraged their position and decision-making authority to support families and ensure their children have a strong foundation to learn, grow and develop. This workshop will focus on how investments in the first three years can benefit a county for years to come and the role local leaders can play in building supports and systems for young children and their families, especially as counties move forward with COVID-19 recovery. 

  • Jul. 10
    2:15 pm to 3:15 pm EDT

    Federal Policy Lightning Round: Outlook on the 117th Congress

  • Jul. 10
    2:15 pm to 3:15 pm EDT

    Maximizing Return on Investment with NACo FSC Programs

    Highlighting NACo FSC's programs and partnerships that deliver value added solutions in the post-COVID environment. Please join us to hear about our latest initiatives. 

  • Jul. 10
    2:15 pm to 3:15 pm EDT

    Overview of FSC Programs for Counties

  • Jul. 10
    2:15 pm to 3:15 pm EDT

    State Policy Trends and County Priorities

    The COVID-19 pandemic has created numerous budget pressures and risks for local governments, including rising healthcare needs and revenue shortfalls. One way states can help counties recover from this fiscal crisis and build resilience is by reviewing the limitations imposed on local taxation. Join the Pew Charitable Trusts and representatives of state associations of counties for a discussion on how state policies can encourage local budget flexibility and so position communities for long-term economic growth and wellbeing.

  • Jul. 10
    2:15 pm to 3:30 pm EDT

    Arts & Culture Commission Workshop

  • Jul. 10
    2:15 pm to 3:30 pm EDT

    International Trade in a Post-Pandemic World

    The COVID-19 pandemic has severely disrupted economic activity across the nation and around the globe. As vaccinations rise and restrictions loosen, however, counties are looking to revitalize the economy, with international economic development as one viable strategy. Helping businesses export and attracting foreign investment can bring back needed jobs and capital to local communities. Join this discussion of how county leaders can view economic recovery with an international lens and position businesses and workers for long-term success. Hosted by the International Economic Development Task Force, this session is open to all conference attendees.

  • Jul. 10
    2:15 pm to 3:30 pm EDT

    NACo Board Forum

  • Jul. 10
    3:45 pm to 5:30 pm EDT

    General Session

  • Jul. 10
    5:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT

    North Carolina Caucus

  • Jul. 10
    5:30 pm to 6:30 pm EDT

    National Association of County Health Facilities (NACHFa) Meeting

    The National Association of County Health Facilities (NACHFa) advocates for the improvement of county nursing homes and long-term care policy and practices across the U.S. Current relevant topics, and legislation will be discussed. County healthcare administrators, elected county officials and any other county officers or NACo attendees interested in LTC are encouraged to join us.

  • Jul. 10
    5:30 pm to 6:30 pm EDT

    Alabama Delegates Caucus

  • Jul. 10
    5:30 pm to 6:30 pm EDT

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

  • Jul. 10
    5:30 pm to 7:30 pm EDT

    Florida Delegates Reception

  • Jul. 10
    5:30 pm to 7:30 pm EDT

    Police Jury Association of Louisiana Welcome Reception

  • Jul. 10
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT

    North Carolina Reception

  • Jul. 10
    6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EDT

    Illinois State Association of Counties (ISACo) Reception

    Bond 45

  • Jul. 10
    7:00 pm to 8:30 pm EDT

    Meetup: A Post-COVID World and Mental Health

  • Jul. 10
    7:00 pm to 8:30 pm EDT

    Meetup: Understanding Neuroscience and Its Implications for Child-Serving Agencies

    Join Dr. Brenda Jones Harden (University of Maryland School of Social Work) for an informal chat about what her research and other findings from the field mean for counties and how investing in the early years can pay off down the line. Learn about how recent research on brain development can shape local policies and systems change and support evidence-based decision-making. 

  • Jul. 10
    7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT

    Board of Directors / LUCC / RAC Reception

Sunday, July 11, 2021

  • Jul. 11
    7:00 am to 8:00 am EDT

    Florida Delegates Caucus

  • Jul. 11
    8:00 am to 9:15 am EDT

    Credentials Committee Meeting

  • Jul. 11
    8:00 am to 9:15 am EDT

    NACo DCR Advisory Committee Meeting

  • Jul. 11
    8:00 am to 9:30 am EDT

    Non-Denominational Worship Service

  • Jul. 11
    8:00 am to 5:00 pm EDT

    Registration Open

  • Jul. 11
    8:00 am to 5:00 pm EDT

    Voting Credentials Help Desk Open

  • Jul. 11
    8:30 am to 12:00 pm EDT

    Exhibit Hall Open

  • Jul. 11
    9:00 am to 11:00 am EDT

    NACA Executive Board Meeting

  • Jul. 11
    9:00 am to 5:00 pm EDT

    NACo Store & Resource Center Open

  • Jul. 11
    9:15 am to 10:30 am EDT

    Bridging the Gap: Crisis Response as Criminal Justice Diversion

    Approximately 2 million times per year people with serious mental illness are booked into local jails. Roughly three-quarters of these individuals also meet criteria for a co-occurring substance use disorder. Counties are increasingly using crisis triage and stabilization centers to decrease the use of incarceration when appropriate and connect people to community-based care. Join us for a moderated discussion among county officials and individuals with lived experience on developing an effective crisis continuum with a focus on facilities that screen, assess and provide treatment and warm hand-offs to long-term care.

  • Jul. 11
    9:15 am to 10:30 am EDT

    Responding to People in Behavioral Health Crisis

  • Jul. 11
    9:30 am to 12:00 pm EDT

    Large Urban County Caucus (LUCC) Business Meeting

  • Jul. 11
    9:30 am to 12:00 pm EDT

    Rural Action Caucus (RAC) Business Meeting

    The Rural Action Caucus (RAC) will convene to discuss issues relevant to the caucus, engage in a peer exchange and hear presentations from various guest speakers.

  • Jul. 11
    10:45 am to 12:00 pm EDT

    LUCC/RAC: Future of County Infrastructure

  • Jul. 11
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT

    Arts & Culture National Harbor Walking Tour

    Join the Arts & Culture Commission for a walking tour of National Harbor’s outdoor art installations. Meet at 11:00 a.m. at the main (porte cochere) entrance to the Gaylord National Harbor. Comfortable walking shoes and sun protection recommended. Learn more at https://www.nationalharbor.com/art/

  • Jul. 11
    12:00 pm to 1:45 pm EDT

    County Justice Peer Learning Networking Luncheon

  • Jul. 11
    12:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT

    NACA County Administrators Idea Exchange

    The Idea Exchange provides an opportunity to discuss issues in an informal setting. This meeting is open to all interested in participating in a lively discussion. The Idea Exchange will be preceded by NACA's Annual Membership Meeting.

  • Jul. 11
    12:15 pm to 1:45 pm EDT

    NACo Achievement Awards Luncheon

  • Jul. 11
    12:15 pm to 1:45 pm EDT

    NCCAE Business Meeting

  • Jul. 11
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT

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

    Annual Business Meeting for the National Association of County Intergovernmental Relations Officials. Business matters, legislative update, featured speaker, roundtable for current county lobbyist matters

  • Jul. 11
    2:00 pm to 3:15 pm EDT

    Effective Communications Strategies for When Your County is in the News (and When it Isn’t)

    Whatever the crisis, problem or the size of your county, there are universal principles and tactics, tried and true, to successfully telling your story. From the high profile trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin in Hennepin County, Minn. to flooding in Weld County, Colo. to wildfires in Sevier County, Tenn., you will hear from three National Association of County Information Officers (NACIO) board members from large and small counties on what works. After the workshop, they will stay to answer questions. In addition, NACIO members offer professional communication advice and consult throughout the year.

  • Jul. 11
    2:00 pm to 3:15 pm EDT

    Investing with Equity: How to Ensure All Residents Benefit From Your County’s ARPA Allocation

  • Jul. 11
    2:00 pm to 3:15 pm EDT

    Say and Do: Five Strategies for Advancing DEI in your Community

    Counties across the nation are employing various strategies to act on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). More than 75 counties have declared racism a public health crisis as an initial step for guiding future equity initiatives and formalizing related policies; however, these declarations are not the only way to advance equity and may not be right for your jurisdiction. This session will explore five key themes to consider along a spectrum of county DEI strategies, from establishing dedicated offices to starting small with community engagement.

  • Jul. 11
    2:00 pm to 3:15 pm EDT

    The 2020 Election in Review: What Happened and What’s in Store for 2022?

    The 2020 election cycle was one of the most unprecedented in recent history. Not only was the election administered during a global pandemic, but our nation also faced civil-unrest and persistent misinformation and disinformation from social media. America’s counties traditionally administer and fund elections, overseeing more than 109,000 polling places and coordinating more than 694,000 poll workers every two years. Faced with these difficult and unique challenges, federal, state and local elections administrators worked tirelessly to support our nation’s election system and conduct a free and fair election. During this session, participants will hear from federal and local officials about the challenges faced during last year’s election and the future of voting in America.

  • Jul. 11
    2:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT

    NACo Board of Directors and Resolutions Committee Meeting

  • Jul. 11
    3:45 pm to 5:00 pm EDT

    County Strategies for Navigating Opioid Settlements

    Across the country, states are beginning to reach settlements on opioid litigation. Many of these agreements will allocate funding directly to state, county, and municipal governments. Join this session to learn about the latest on settlements in your state, how funds can be used, and best practices for stemming the substance use epidemic.

  • Jul. 11
    3:45 pm to 5:00 pm EDT

    COVID-19 Lessons Learned in Addressing Homelessness and the Role of Emergency Rental Assistance

  • Jul. 11
    3:45 pm to 5:00 pm EDT

    Guiding County Decisions: An Overview of Key Census Bureau Programs for Administrators, Executives and Managers

  • Jul. 11
    3:45 pm to 5:00 pm EDT

    Maximizing Impact through Collaborative Community Engagement

    Counties across the nation have made rapid shifts in service delivery to keep pace with longstanding and emergent community needs. Whether it be public health, behavioral health or public safety, engaged communities are the cornerstone of maintaining transformative work. Join us to learn about effective approaches for public engagement to inform planning efforts, improve community buy-in, and strengthen the relationship between counties and residents.   

  • Jul. 11
    3:45 pm to 5:00 pm EDT

    Overcoming Barriers: Women in County Administration

    Proportionately fewer women hold the highest administrative and executive positions in local government. One of the key avenues identified to women being hired into CAO roles is lack of awareness and tools on the part of elected officials to identify and evaluate qualified women candidates for these roles. Join a panel discussion with elected officials and women CAOs to discuss strategies to overcome barriers to women in the profession. Additionally, explore what resources are needed to support the consideration of women in CAO positions.  

  • Jul. 11
    3:45 pm to 5:00 pm EDT

    Public Trust and Engagement

  • Jul. 11
    3:45 pm to 5:00 pm EDT

    Retirement Solutions with Nationwide

  • Jul. 11
    3:45 pm to 5:00 pm EDT

    Share Your County Story

  • Jul. 11
    3:45 pm to 5:00 pm EDT

    TRECS State Partners Workshop

    Invite Only - Workshop for TRECS Member State Associations (IN, CA, AR, UT)

  • Jul. 11
    3:45 pm to 5:00 pm EDT

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

    For counties in most states, property taxes constitute a majority of operating revenues on an annual basis. Several major trends have the potential to impact property values and assessments over the next five to ten years. This session will address challenges to property assessments for large commercial retail stores and discuss how county leaders can help residents navigate an extremely hot housing market and discuss solutions county leaders can implement to address housing supply and demand challenges.

  • Jul. 11
    4:00 pm to 5:15 pm EDT

    State Association Deputy Directors and Staff Meeting

  • Jul. 11
    4:30 pm to 6:00 pm EDT

    NACo Next Generation Meeting

  • Jul. 11
    5:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT

    Michigan Caucus Meeting

  • Jul. 11
    5:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT

    Texas Caucus

  • Jul. 11
    5:15 pm to 6:00 pm EDT

    County Tools, Challenges & Solutions in Expanding Broadband Access

  • Jul. 11
    5:30 pm to 7:30 pm EDT

    Ohio Caucus Reception

  • Jul. 11
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT

    Nebraska Caucus

  • Jul. 11
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT

    California Caucus

  • Jul. 11
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT

    Japan Night

    The Japan Local Government Center holds a reception to honor its friendship with the county governments of the USA.

  • Jul. 11
    6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT

    Arizona Caucus

  • Jul. 11
    6:30 pm to 7:30 pm EDT

    Next Gen/County Leadership Institute/HPLA & CLA Reception

    Join fellow County Leadership Institute, High Performance Leadership Academy and Cybersecurity Leadership Academy alumni and Next Generation NACo members! 

  • Jul. 11
    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT

    California Delegation Reception

  • Jul. 11
    7:00 pm to 8:30 pm EDT

    County DEI Directors Meet-Up

  • Jul. 11
    7:00 pm to 8:30 pm EDT

    Documentary Screening: Basketball County: In The Water

  • Jul. 11
    7:30 pm to 10:30 pm EDT

    National Association of Black County Officials (NOBCO/NABCO) Reception

Monday, July 12, 2021

  • Jul. 12
    7:30 am to 9:00 am EDT

    West Virginia and Virginia State Association Breakfast

    Association breakfast with members of West Virginia and Virginia County Associations.

  • Jul. 12
    8:00 am to 9:30 am EDT

    Gulf States Counties and Parishes Caucus

    The purpose of the Gulf States Counties and Parishes Caucus is to promote a clearer understanding of mutual problems of Gulf Coast counties and parishes and their citizens; to establish a single source of information concerning county and parish governments in the Gulf region; and to advocate on behalf of those residing in Gulf counties and parishes before federal government. The caucus membership is open to all county and parish elected government officials from Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, and Florida.

    Come hear from speakers on pressing topics important to the Gulf Coast.

  • Jul. 12
    8:00 am to 9:30 am EDT

    Women of NACo (WON) Leadership Network Business Meeting

  • Jul. 12
    8:00 am to 3:00 pm EDT

    Registration & Voting Help Desk Open

  • Jul. 12
    9:00 am to 3:00 pm EDT

    NACo Store & Resource Center Open

  • Jul. 12
    9:30 am to 11:00 am EDT

    Treasury Update on State & Local Recovery Funds

  • Jul. 12
    9:30 am to 12:00 pm EDT

    Federal Agency Expo

  • Jul. 12
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT

    Broadband Taskforce Meeting

  • Jul. 12
    11:00 am to 12:30 pm EDT

    Programs and Services Committee Meeting

    Conference attendees are welcome to attend this meeting of NACo's Programs and Services Standing Committee, which advises the association's officers and Board of Directors regarding the development and evaluation of programs and services for NACo members. This meeting will feature lessons learned from NACo affiliate state associations of counties in the adaptation and delivery of programs and services at the state level and a preview of NACo program areas for the coming years. Committee members will provide feedback to NACo to help maximize the impact of these initiatives and help shape NACo’s current and future programming.

  • Jul. 12
    1:00 pm to 3:30 pm EDT

    NACo Annual Business Meeting & Election

  • Jul. 12
    4:00 pm to 5:15 pm EDT

    Central Region Caucus Meeting

  • Jul. 12
    4:00 pm to 5:15 pm EDT

    Northeast Region Caucus Meeting

  • Jul. 12
    4:00 pm to 5:15 pm EDT

    South Region Caucus Meeting & Election

  • Jul. 12
    4:00 pm to 5:15 pm EDT

    West Region Caucus Meeting & Election

  • Jul. 12
    5:30 pm to 6:00 pm EDT

    NACo New Board Member Meeting

  • Jul. 12
    6:30 pm to 9:30 pm EDT

    NACo Closing Celebration