2010 International City/County Management Association Annual Conference (2010 ICMA Annual Con)

Venue: San José McEnery Convention Center

Location: San José, California, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 17, 2010 End Date/Time: Oct 20, 2010
Registration Date: Oct 10, 2010
Early Registration Date: Jul 30, 2010
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This year’s conference program theme is Local Government 2.0: Innovative Applications for Extraordinary Times and Beyond. This conference will address the issues, trends, and challenges facing local government managers worldwide. Public and private sector experts will share their knowledge and interact with participants in educational sessions organized around the following theme tracks:

-Service Delivery through Collaborative Cooperation
-Technology in Local Government
-Rising above the Economy
-Citizen Engagement and Citizen Expectations
-Sustainability: Moving from Theory to Practice
-Training and Supporting An Evolving Workforce

How can you get the latest information to help you and your community? Join us in San José! This year's conference will continue ICMA’s tradition of bringing you an educational program focused on cutting-edge solutions to local government’s most significant issues and challenges. This program is designed to provide the central learning experience. Our speakers—private sector experts in the local government arena, as well as some of the profession’s most innovative thinkers from around the world—will present and discuss the latest topics in contemporary and prospective management. Each member of your organization will be able to take home strategies, ideas, and connections to start programs anew or improve existing operations.

Beyond delivering the most up-to-date information for local government professionals, the conference presents an opportunity for local government managers, academics, and other government officials to exchange ideas and insights on current trends and leading practices. It also provides knowledge about the latest products and services that are driving organizational performance. You’ll meet and network with leading suppliers in the exhibit hall, as well as like-minded people who focus on practical management issues.

Keynote Speakers:

Sunday, October 17, 2010, 3:00p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Jane McGonigal, Director of Game Research and Development at The Institute for the Future

Monday, October 18, 2010, 8:30 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Diane Swonk, Chief Economist, Mesirow Financial

Tuesday, October 19, 2010, Silicon Valley Leadership Group Panelwith Carl Guardino, CEO, President, Silicon Valley Leadership Group

Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 10:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
Tim Brown, CEO, IDEO


150 West San Carlos Street
San José
United States