NACo's 84th Annual Conference & Exposition

Thu. July 11
4:00 pm

NACo Ambassadors Meeting

Thu. July 11 | 4:00 pm to 5:00 pmDirector's Room | Bally's
5:00 pm

Colorado Caucus

Invitation Only

Thu. July 11 | 5:00 pm to 7:00 pmSkyview 3, Resort Tower-26th Fl. | Bally's
6:00 pm

PA County Caucus

Invitation Only

Thu. July 11 | 6:00 pm to 7:00 pmSkyview 2, Resort Tower-26th Fl. | Bally's
Fri. July 12
7:00 am

First-Time Attendees Orientation and Breakfast

Fri. July 12 | 7:00 am to 8:30 amGold, Grand Ballroom | Bally's

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.

7:30 am

Resilient Counties Advisory Board Business Meeting

Fri. July 12 | 7:30 am to 8:45 amChampagne Ballroom 1 & 2 | Paris
8:00 am

Policy Coordinating Committee Meeting #1

Fri. July 12 | 8:00 am to 9:00 amVersailles 3 & 4 | Paris
9:00 am

Public Lands Policy Steering Committee - Resolutions Meeting

Fri. July 12 | 9:00 am to 10:00 amSkyview 5 & 6, Resort Tower-26th Fl. | Bally's

The Public Lands Steering Committee will discuss legislation in the 116th Congress related to public access to federal lands, payments to federal lands counties and active forest management. Members will also converse with federal officials about areas where counties can partner with the federal government to improve landscape health, reduce the threat of wildfire and increase energy and other resource output in an environmentally sound manner. Finally, members will discuss and consider a new version of the Public Lands Steering Committee platform drafted by a working group appointed by the Steering Committee Chairman.

Transportation Policy Steering Committee - Resolutions Meeting

Fri. July 12 | 9:00 am to 10:00 amPlatinum, Grand Ballroom | Bally's

Join the Transportation Steering Committee’s Resolutions Meeting to discuss proposed policy resolutions related to the Transportation policy platform and hear a legislative and regulatory update. Members will hear from sponsors who submitted policy resolutions or platform changes and have the opportunity to ask questions before they are voted on at the Transportation business meeting.

Environment, Energy and Land Use Policy Steering Committee - Resolutions Meeting

Fri. July 12 | 9:00 am to 11:30 amSkyview 2 - 4, Resort Tower-26th Fl.| Bally's

Join the Environment, Energy and Land Use (EELU) Steering Committee’s Resolutions 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 at the EELU business meeting. Learn how to properly identify watersheds from a subject matter expert on Hydrologic Unit Codes (HUCs).

Justice and Public Safety Policy Steering Committee - Morning Meeting

Fri. July 12 | 9:00 am to 11:30 amLas Vegas Ballroom 1 - 4, Jubilee Tower-3rd Fl. | Bally's

The Justice and Public Safety Committee will receive an update on the new NACo and National Sheriffs’ Association joint task force, aimed at highlighting the impact of federal policy on county jail inmate health care and recidivism rates. The committee will also discuss the evolution of decision-making in prosecution and diversion within the criminal justice system.

Health Policy Steering Committee - Subcommittees Meetings

Fri. July 12 | 9:00 am to 11:45 amBronze 3 & 4, Grand Ballroom | Bally's

The Health Steering Committee will discuss challenges around health care service delivery to rural residents and how counties can leverage recent innovations to improve health care systems for local communities. Committee members will also review key federal safety-net programs, such as community health centers and Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) payments that help counties meet residents’ health care needs. For this discussion, members will be joined by local health practitioners to discuss county priorities in federal safety-net programs as Congress prepares to reauthorize these programs later this fiscal year.

Human Services and Education Policy Steering Committee - Subcommittees Meeting

Fri. July 12 | 9:00 am to 11:45 amSkyview 1, Resort Tower-26th Fl. | Bally's

Join the Human Services and Education Policy Steering Committee for a special preview of the new HBO documentary FOSTER, and hear from the film’s producer, Deborah Oppenheimer, and county representatives about how local governments can serve as conveners to bring stakeholders together to strengthen the nation’s child welfare systems. Committee members will also hear from federal, state and local representatives about how counties can prepare for implementation of the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) as the September 2019 date approaches.

 

Agriculture and Rural Affairs Policy Steering Committee - Meetings

Fri. July 12 | 9:00 am to 12:00 pmVersaille 1 & 2 | Paris
9:30 am

Finance, Pensions and Intergovernmental Affairs Policy Steering Committee - Subcommittees Meetings

Fri. July 12 | 9:30 am to 12:00 pmLas Vegas Ballroom 5 - 7, Jubilee Tower-3rd Fl. | Bally's
9:45 am

Community, Economic and Workforce Development Committee Mobile Workshop: Boulder Highway Collaborative Campus (RSVP Required)

The RSVP list for this tour is currently full. Onsite attendees will be accomodated on a space-available basis

Fri. July 12 | 9:45 am to 11:45 amBoulder Highway Collaborative Campus

Join the Community, Economic and Workforce Development Committee for a tour of the Boulder Highway Collaborative Campus, an innovative affordable housing site created in partnership with Nevada HAND, Clark County, the Boys & Girls Club, Lutheran Social Services of Southern Nevada. Space is limited; please email Daria Daniel at ddaniel@naco.org for more information.

10:00 am

Public Lands Policy Steering Committee - Subcommittees Meetings

Fri. July 12 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pmSkyview 5 & 6, Resort Tower-26th Fl. | Bally's

The Public Lands Steering Committee (PLSC) will discuss federal land and mineral management priorities with officials from federal land management agencies. Additionally, the PLSC will hear from experts on how some counties utilize special districts to target federal land payments toward specific county priorities and how to set up a special district in their home county.

Transportation Policy Steering Committee - Subcommittees Meetings

Fri. July 12 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pmPlatinum, Grand Ballroom | Bally's

Join NACo’s Subcommittees Meeting where we will discuss federal policy issues related to transportation and infrastructure development, including highway and road safety, railways, ports and aviation.

10:30 am

Audit Committee Meeting

Fri. July 12 | 10:30 am to 12:00 pmBurgundy | Paris
12:00 pm

Finance Committee Meeting

Fri. July 12 | 12:00 pm to 1:30 pmBurgundy | Paris

Next Generation Network Community Service Project: Three Square Food Bank

Fri. July 12 | 12:00 pm to 1:30 pmParis Ballroom Foyer | Paris
1:00 pm

Environment, Energy and Land Use Policy Steering Committee - Business Meeting

Fri. July 12 | 1:00 pm to 4:30 pmSkyview 2 - 4, Resort Tower-26th Fl.| Bally's

Members will hear from speakers on better land use and watershed planning data, tools and trainings to prepare and mitigate against changing weather patterns. Steering committee members will also consider policy resolutions and platform changes that are used to guide NACo’s advocacy efforts before Congress, the White House and federal agencies.

1:30 pm

Telecommunications and Technology Policy Steering Committee Meeting

Fri. July 12 | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pmChampagne Ballroom 4 | Paris

Finance, Pensions and Intergovernmental Affairs Policy Steering Committee - Business Meeting

Fri. July 12 | 1:30 pm to 4:00 pmLas Vegas Ballroom 5 & 7, Jubilee Tower-3rd Fl. | Bally's

Justice and Public Safety Policy Steering Committee - Afternoon Meeting

Fri. July 12 | 1:30 pm to 4:30 pmLas Vegas Ballroom 1 - 4, Jubilee Tower-3rd Fl. | Bally's

Join the Justice and Public Safety Committee for a panel discussion with Clark County, Nevada public safety officials about mass casualty incident preparedness, response, and recovery. The committee will also be joined by the National Weather Service and FEMA about severe weather decision-making support services and the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS).

2:00 pm

Health Policy Steering Committee - Business Meeting

Fri. July 12 | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pmBronze 3 & 4, Grand Ballroom | Bally's

Drug pricing continues to be a hot topic both on Capitol Hill and in state legislatures as lawmakers review policy proposals to lower costs. Join the Health Steering Committee as members review new legislation aimed at lowering the cost of prescription drugs and discuss how drug-pricing has impacted local governments. In addition, committee members will discuss and vote on policy resolutions during this time, as well as any proposed emergency resolutions.

Public Lands Policy Steering Committee - Business Meeting

Fri. July 12 | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pmSkyview 5 & 6, Resort Tower-26th Fl. | Bally's

The Public Lands Steering Committee (PLSC) will discuss legislation in the 116th Congress related to public access to federal lands, payments to federal lands counties and federal land and resource management. Members will also converse with federal and state officials about areas where all levels of government can partner together to improve landscape health. Finally, the PLSC will consider and vote on proposed platform changes and policy resolutions.

Transportation Policy Steering Committee - Business Meeting

Fri. July 12 | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pmPlatinum, Grand Ballroom | Bally's

Members will hear from federal officials and policy experts on the latest transportation federal policy issues facing counties. Steering committee members will also consider policy resolutions and platform changes that are used to guide NACo’s advocacy efforts before Congress, the White House and federal agencies.

Community, Economic and Workforce Development Policy Steering Committee - Business Meeting

Fri. July 12 | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pmVersailles Ballroom 1 & 2 | Paris

Members will hear from national policy experts on economic and workforce development issues. Steering committee members will also consider policy resolutions and platform changes that are used to guide NACo’s advocacy efforts before Congress, the White House and federal agencies.

Human Services and Education Policy Steering Committee - Business Meeting

Fri. July 12 | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pmSkyview 1, Resort Tower-26th Fl. | Bally's

Join the Human Services and Education Policy Steering Committee to hear from local leaders about how counties are creating more seamless, effective and sustainable policies that advance social and economic mobility and improve the health and well-being of people and communities. The Human Services and Education Policy Steering Committee will also consider and vote on proposed platform changes and policy resolutions.

4:30 pm

Next Generation Network Business Meeting

Fri. July 12 | 4:30 pm to 5:30 pmSkyview 1, Resort Tower-26th Fl. | Bally's
5:00 pm

Policy Coordinating Committee Meeting #2

Fri. July 12 | 5:00 pm to 5:45 pmVersailles 3 & 4 | Paris

Louisiana Hospitality Suite

Invitation Only

Fri. July 12 | 5:00 pm to 7:00 pmChablis | Paris
Sat. July 13
8:00 am

GIS Subcommittee Meeting

Sat. July 13 | 8:00 am to 9:30 amJubilee Ballroom 3, Jubilee Tower-2nd Fl. | Bally's

Join the GIS Subcommittee for a discussion focused on the timely and successful deployment of next-generation telecommunications services throughout the nation and an exploration of innovative ideas for local leaders to ensure all residents are counted during the upcoming 2020 Census.

Gulf States Counties and Parishes Caucus

Sat. July 13 | 8:00 am to 10:00 amSkyview 4, Resort Tower-26th Fl. | Bally's

GSCPC will determine priorities for the coming year and discuss potential bylaw changes, the Caucus’s presence at the Gulf of Mexico Alliance meeting and reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program and learn about NACo’s Local Government Guide to Coastal Resilience.

8:30 am

Healthy Counties Advisory Board Meeting

Sat. July 13 | 8:30 am to 10:00 amLas Vegas Ballroom 1 & 2, Jubilee Tower-3rd Fl. | Bally's

Counties coast to coast are tackling health equity from a multitude of angles. Members of the Healthy Counties Advisory Board and those that are interested in joining Healthy Counties are invited to hear how their peers across the nation are working to improve health equity in their county. Following the panel, attendees will have an opportunity to converse with panelists in small groups and participate in brainstorming activities that will inform future Healthy Counties programming.

Crisis and Renewal Communication: How county leaders can be forward-looking, hopeful and resilient

Sat. July 13 | 8:30 am to 12:00 pmNEW LOCATION: Grand Ballroom, Gold | Bally's
9:45 am

IT Standing Committee Meeting

Sat. July 13 | 9:45 am to 11:30 amJubilee Ballroom 3, Jubilee Tower-2nd Fl. | Bally's

Join the IT Standing Committee for a discussion focused on creating a cybersecurity culture and managing human factors of risk, creating a successful state or countywide cybersecurity awareness events and the findings of NACo’s Blueprint for county technology.

10:00 am

Large Urban County Caucus

Sat. July 13 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pmChampagne 1 & 2 | Paris

NACo’s Large Urban County Caucus (LUCC) is the premier national forum for the consideration of issues relating to America’s metropolitan county governments (those with a population of at least 500,000 residents). All conference attendees with an interest in urban county matters are invited to attend this semiannual meeting of the caucus, which brings together county leaders, national experts and federal officials for discussions that aim to strengthen the operations of the nation’s largest counties and the ability of urban county leaders to serve their residents.

National Association of County Human Services Administrators (NACHSA)

Sat. July 13 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pmGrand Ballroom, Bronze 4 | Bally’s

Rural Action Caucus

Sat. July 13 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pmChampagne Ballroom 3 & 4 | Paris

NACo’s Rural Action Caucus will take a deeper dive into the data behind the newly released “TestIT” app as we explore the connection between national broadband data and federal funding. RAC members will hear from the TestIT App Developer and representatives from Measurement Labs to learn how to access and analyze the data being collected by the app. Additionally, the caucus will discuss the challenges and opportunities to the upcoming 2020 Census and highlight best-practices for complete count committees.

10:45 am

Nominating Committee Meeting

Sat. July 13 | 10:45 am to 11:30 amDirector's Room | Bally's
12:00 pm

Membership Committee Meeting

Sat. July 13 | 12:00 pm to 1:30 pmSkyview 4, Resort Tower-26th Fl. | Bally's
12:30 pm

Western Interstate Region Board of Directors Meeting

Sat. July 13 | 12:30 pm to 3:00 pmJubilee Ballroom 2, Jubilee Tower-2nd Fl. | Bally's

The Western Interstate Region (WIR) Board of Directors will discuss legislation related to federal land management priorities, wildlife conservation and transportation and infrastructure. Members will also hear from partner organizations on rural economic development and new efforts to kickstart distance learning opportunities. Finally, members will have the opportunity to discuss a newly created guidebook created by NACo and the U.S. Forest Service.

1:00 pm

National Association of County Information Officers (NACIO) Board Meeting

Sat. July 13 | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pmVersailles Ballroom 3 & 4 | Paris

National Association of Hispanic County Officials (NAHCO) Business Meeting

Sat. July 13 | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pmBordeaux | Paris

Veterans and Military Services Committee Meeting

Sat. July 13 | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pmJubilee Ballroom 3, Jubilee Tower-2nd Fl. | Bally's

County governments play a critical role as public service providers for America’s citizens, including millions of veterans and their families. NACo’s Veterans and Military Services Committee provides a forum for county leaders – many of whom are members of military families or veterans themselves – to discuss how counties can work with each other and with our state, federal and local partners to address various issues facing our nation’s veterans and ensure we are providing them the best possible services to meet their unique needs.

1:15 pm

Creating Vibrant Communities Through Public Art: A Meeting of the NACo Arts & Culture Commission

Sat. July 13 | 1:15 pm to 3:15 pmLas Vegas Ballroom 1 & 2, Jubilee Tower-3rd Fl. | Bally's

This meeting will focus on how public art programs can strengthen community and improve quality of life. Nevada Arts Council will discuss how you can better engage with your state arts agencies and what types of programs and resources it has available to counties in Nevada. Clark and Washoe Counties, Nev. will then delve into the public art programs and projects that they have developed and implemented locally. 

1:45 pm

NACo Board Forum

Sat. July 13 | 1:45 pm to 3:00 pmSkyview 2 & 3, Resort Tower-26th Fl. | Bally's
4:45 pm

Resorts/Tourism/Gateway Counties Working Group

Sat. July 13 | 4:45 pm to 5:45 pmJubilee Ballroom 1, Jubilee Tower-2nd Fl. | Bally's

This Working Group meeting will feature a roundtable discussion on best practices for driving tourism to federal lands counties. There will also be presentations from federal officials on the state of tourism on federal lands and how counties can work with federal agencies to improve the visitor experience and create economic opportunities in gateway communities.

5:00 pm

Alabama Delegates Caucus

Invitation Only

Sat. July 13 | 5:00 pm to 6:00 pmVersailles Ballroom 3 & 4 | Paris

Iowa Caucus Meeting

Invitation Only

Sat. July 13 | 5:00 pm to 6:00 pmLoire | Paris

NACHFa Meeting

Sat. July 13 | 5:00 pm to 6:00 pmLas Vegas Ballroom 7, Jubilee Tower-3rd Fl. | Bally's

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

Invitation Only

Sat. July 13 | 5:00 pm to 6:30 pmLas Vegas Ballroom 6, Jubilee Tower-3rd Fl. | Bally's

County Commissioners Association of Ohio Reception & Caucus

Invitation Only

Sat. July 13 | 5:00 pm to 6:30 pmBordeaux | Paris

Minnesota Delegation Caucus

Sat. July 13 | 5:00 pm to 6:30 pmSkyview 1, Resort Tower-26th Fl. | Bally's

PA Counties Caucus

Sat. July 13 | 5:00 pm to 6:30 pmGrand Ballroom, Bronze 4 | Bally’s

Texas Caucus and Reception

Sat. July 13 | 5:00 pm to 6:30 pmBurgundy | Paris
5:30 pm

NC Caucus

Sat. July 13 | 5:30 pm to 7:00 pmVersailles Ballroom 1 & 2 | Paris

Association of Indiana Counties Caucus

Invitation Only

Sat. July 13 | 5:30 pm to 7:30 pmMon Ami Gabi | Paris

Digital Counties Survey Awards Dinner

Invitation Only

Sat. July 13 | 5:30 pm to 7:30 pmSkyview 5, Resort Tower-26th Fl. | Bally's

Illinois Delegation Reception

Invitation Only

Sat. July 13 | 5:30 pm to 9:00 pmMon Ami Gabi | Paris
7:00 pm

National Conference of Republican County Officials (NCRCO) Reception

Ticketed Event

Sat. July 13 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pmJimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Las Vegas 

National Democratic County Officials (NDCO) Annual Reception

Sat. July 13 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pmameriCAN | The LINQ Promenade
Sun. July 14
7:30 am

Wisconsin Counties Association Breakfast Caucus

Invitation Only

Sun. July 14 | 7:30 am to 8:30 amChablis | Paris

New York Delegation Breakfast Caucus

Invitation Only

Sun. July 14 | 7:30 am to 8:45 am

Virginia, W. Virginia and Maryland Breakfast

Invitation Only

Sun. July 14 | 7:30 am to 8:45 amSkyview 4, Resort Tower-26th Fl. | Bally's
8:00 am

Credentials Committee Meeting

Sun. July 14 | 8:00 am to 9:00 amDirector's Room | Bally's

Immigration Reform Task Force Meeting

Sun. July 14 | 8:00 am to 10:00 amChampagne Ballroom 2 | Paris

Often serving as the health care providers of last resort for the uninsured and underinsured, counties provide health care to our nation’s residents, regardless of immigration status, as mandated by federal and state laws and policies. During this session, the Immigration Reform Task Force will be joined by experts and local leaders to discuss the challenges and opportunities that arise in providing health care and social services to immigrant populations.

9:00 am

NCCAE Professional Development Session

Sun. July 14 | 9:00 am to 10:15 amVersailles Ballroom 4 | Paris

NACA (National Association of County Administrators) Executive Board Meeting

Loire| Paris

Sun. July 14 | 9:00 am to 11:00 am
10:30 am

NCCAE Professional Development Session

Sun. July 14 | 10:30 am to 11:45 amVersailles Ballroom 4 | Paris
12:00 pm

NACA County Administrators' Idea Exchange

Sun. July 14 | 12:00 pm to 2:30 pmSkyview 5, Resort Tower-26th Fl. | Bally's
1:00 pm

NACIRO

Sun. July 14 | 1:00 pm to 2:00 pmChampagne Ballroom 3 | Paris
1:30 pm

National Association of County Civil Attorneys (NACCA) Meeting

Sun. July 14 | 1:30 pm to 3:00 pmChampagne Ballroom 2 | Paris

Defined Contribution and Retirement Advisory Committee

Sun. July 14 | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pmChablis | Paris
2:00 pm

National Association of County LGBTQ Leaders & Allies

Sun. July 14 | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pmSkyview 4, Resort Tower-26th Fl. | Bally's

Programs and Services Committee Meeting

Sun. July 14 | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pmLas Vegas 7; Jubilee Tower-3rd Fl. | Bally's

The Programs and Services Standing Committee will welcome a speaker from Walmart to lead a discussion on Walmart’s “America At Work” report, which examines the impact of auto­mation and the future of work at the county level.  The Committee will also discuss NACo’s corporate partner program and efforts to develop a more strategic approach to aligning our partners with county priorities and needs.

International Economic Development Task Force Meeting and Tour of McCarran International Airport

Sun. July 14 | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pmMcCarran International Airport

In place of a standard meeting, the International Economic Development Task Force will be taking a mobile tour of the McCarran International Airport’s newly upgraded Terminal 3. At this meeting, attendees will receive a behind-the-scenes look at new innovations in airport technology and management that improve the flow of people and goods both domestically and internationally. Representatives of Clark County will also discuss how the airport attracts new international flights to increasingly make the county more connected with the global economy.

Due to security requirements only those pre-registered for the tour will be able to attend. 

3:30 pm

National Conference of Republican County Officials (NCRCO) Business Meeting

Sun. July 14 | 3:30 pm to 5:00 pmSkyview 2, Resort Tower-26th Fl. | Bally's

National Democratic County Officials (NDCO) Business & Board Briefing

Sun. July 14 | 3:30 pm to 6:00 pmChampagne Ballroom 3 | Paris
3:45 pm

North Carolina Association of Black County Officials (NCABCO)

Sun. July 14 | 3:45 pm to 5:00 pmGrand Ballroom, Bronze 2 | Bally’s
4:00 pm

California Caucus

Sun. July 14 | 4:00 pm to 6:00 pmSkyview 1, Resort Tower-26th Fl. | Bally's
4:30 pm

State Association Meeting Planners Meeting

Sun. July 14 | 4:30 pm to 6:00 pmGrand Ballroom, Bronze 3 | Bally’s
5:00 pm

Mississippi Caucus Meeting

Sun. July 14 | 5:00 pm to 6:00 pmSkyview 3, Resort Tower-26th Fl. | Bally's

Missouri Delegation Caucus

Sun. July 14 | 5:00 pm to 6:00 pmVersailles Ballroom 4 | Paris
5:30 pm

Arizona Caucus

Invitation Only

Sun. July 14 | 5:30 pm to 7:00 pmChablis | Paris
Mon. July 15
7:00 am

Florida Delegates Caucus

​Invitation Only

Mon. July 15 | 7:00 am to 8:00 amVersailles Ballroom 1 & 2 | Paris
11:45 am

Central Region Caucus Meeting

Mon. July 15 | 11:45 am to 12:30 pmSkyview 1, Resort Tower-26th Fl. | Bally's

Northeast Region Caucus Meeting

Mon. July 15 | 11:45 am to 12:30 pmSkyview 2, Resort Tower-26th Fl. | Bally's

South Region Caucus Meeting

Mon. July 15 | 11:45 am to 12:30 pmSkyview 3, Resort Tower-26th Fl. | Bally's

West Region Caucus Meeting

Mon. July 15 | 11:45 am to 12:30 pmSkyview 4, Resort Tower-26th Fl. | Bally's
3:45 pm

NACo New Board of Directors Organizational Meeting

Mon. July 15 | 3:45 pm to 4:15 pmSkyview 2 & 3, Resort Tower-26th Fl. | Bally's
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