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100th ANNUAL CONFERENCE PRELIMINARY
EDUCATION SESSION SCHEDULE
November 17 – 19, 2015
ATLANTIC CITY CONVENTION CENTER

(PDF Copy for Printing)
September 16, 2015

Session Schedule – Tuesday, November 17                          

8:00 a.m.    Registrars

9:00 a.m.    Registration and Exhibits Opens

10:00 a.m.  Assessors
10:00 a.m.  Municipal Clerks
10:00 a.m.  Finance Officers
10:00 a.m.  Planning Officials
10:00 a.m.  Purchasing
10:00 a.m.  Tax Collectors and Treasurers

12:00 Noon 7th Annual Sustainable Jersey Awards Luncheon
12:00 Noon Court Administrators
12:00 Noon Registrars Luncheon

1:00 p.m.    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield – Vendor Solution Session: “Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey: Transforming Health Care in NJ”
1:00 p.m.    NJ Wireless Association – Vendor Solution Session: “The Changing Wireless Landscape: Opportunities to be a ‘Connected Community’ and to Enhance Revenues from Partnerships with the Wireless Industry”
1:00 p.m.    DMR Architects – Vendor Solution Session: “Don’t Change Your Community – Just Build a Better One”
1:00 p.m.    Finance Officers
1:00 p.m.    Planning Officials
1:00 p.m.    Prosecutors Luncheon
1:00 p.m.    Tax Collectors and Treasurers

1:30 p.m.    Assessors

2:00 p.m.    Orientation: Getting the Most From Your Conference Experience
2:00 p.m.    Budget and Audit Updates – Understanding the Process (League Joint Session with the Government Finance Officers Association and the Tax Collectors and Treasurers Association)
2:00 p.m.    Laughter and the Political Landscape in Your Town
2:00 p.m.    How Clean Communities Funding Can Help Strained Municipal Budgets
2:00 p.m.    What Municipalities Can Do for Veterans
2:00 p.m.    Making Room for Tiny Homes (League Joint Session with New Jersey Planning Officials, Inc.)
2:00 p.m.    Using Special Police in Non-Shore Municipalities
2:00 p.m.    School-Municipal Cooperation: Creative Solutions to the 2% Cap
2:00 p.m.    Municipal Clerks
2:00 p.m.    Finance Officers
2:00 p.m.    Prosecutors
2:00 p.m.    Purchasing
2:00 p.m.    Registrars
2:00 p.m.    Tax Collectors and Treasurers

2:30 p.m.    Recreation

3:00 p.m.    Resolutions Committee
3:00 p.m.    Planning Officials

3:15 p.m.    Registrars

3:45 p.m.    How to Encourage and Enhance Investment in Your Downtown
(Co-sponsored with Downtown New Jersey)
3:45 p.m.    Pensions and Benefits Update on Retirement, Benefits and Services (League Joint Session with the Government Finance Officers Association and the Tax Collectors and Treasurers Association)
3:45 p.m.    The New Jersey Data Book: Your Source for Information About Your Town (In cooperation with Rutgers Center for Government Services)
3:45 p.m.    Technology Tools for Non-Techies
3:45 p.m.    Conflict Resolution – Problem Solving in Planning and Policy Environments
3:45 p.m.    Using Cultural Assets to Spur Redevelopment
3:45 p.m.    The Role and Responsibilities of Municipal Governing Body Members
3:45 p.m.    Caring for Kids When the Schoolhouse is Closed
3:45 p.m.    OPRA and Privacy, OPRA and Body Cams -- Imperfect Together
3:45 p.m.    New Jersey’s Building Codes and Public Safety Perfect Together? (League Joint Session with the New Jersey Building Officials Association and the New Jersey State Fire Prevention and Protection Association)
3:45 p.m.    Accomplishing Big Things with a Small Grant
3:45 p.m.    Prosecutors

5:00 p.m.    Registration and Exhibits Close

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18

7:30 a.m.    Health Officials (NJACCHO)

8:30 a.m.    Registration and Exhibits Open       
8:30 a.m.    Engineers

9:00 a.m.    Municipal Finance Programs Available through County Improvement Authorities
9:00 a.m.    Pipelines: What’s the Lay of the Land (League Joint Session with New Jersey Planning Officials, Inc.)
9:00 a.m.    Sustainable Jersey Program Update – Part 1: Strategic Initiatives
9:00 a.m.    Foreclosures: Prevention and Mitigation
9:00 a.m.    Your Municipality has a Social Media Account – Now What?
9:00 a.m.    Electronic Bidding – An Alternative Option for Public Bidding
9:00 a.m.    Mobile Apps and What They Can Do for Your Town
9:00 a.m.    Preventing and Addressing Police-Community Confrontations
9:00 a.m.    Alternatives to the State Health Benefits Program
9:00 a.m.    Assessors
9:00 a.m.    Municipal Clerks
9:00 a.m.    Court Administrators
9:00 a.m.    Finance Officers
9:00 a.m.    Health Officials (NJACCHO)
9:00 a.m.    Managers
9:00 a.m.    Planning Officials
9:00 a.m.    Purchasing
9:00 a.m.    Recreation

9:30 a.m.    Tax Collectors and Treasurers

10:00 a.m.  Assessors
10:00 a.m.  Building Officials
10:00 a.m.  Electrical Inspectors
10:00 a.m.  Fire Officials
10:00 a.m.  Planning Officials
10:00 a.m.  Tax Collectors and Treasurers
10:00 a.m.  Welfare

10:30 a.m.  Engineers

10:45 a.m.  Informed Perspective: Former Governors Consider Christie’s Year
10:45 a.m.  An Address by the Acting Commissioner of Health (League Joint Session with New Jersey Health Officials -- NJACCHO)
10:45 a.m.  Sustainable Jersey Program Update – Part 2: New Actions
10:45 a.m.  Civil Service Update
10:45 a.m.  User Friendly Budgets
10:45 a.m.  Creative Solutions for Vacant Properties
10:45 a.m.  The Community Reinvestment Act and Municipalities
10:45 a.m.  Tips on How to Keep your Citizens Informed
10:45 a.m.  Prosecutors

12:00 Noon Rutgers (SPAA) – Vendor Solution Session: “PUBLICPerformance™ -- A Zero-Cost Solution to Municipality Performance Measurement and Improvement Needs”
12:00 Noon Yeager Engineered Systems – Vendor Solution Session
12:00 Noon EP Henry – Vendor Solution Session: “Controlling Stormwater Runoff and Mitigating its Impact”
12:00 p.m.  Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield – Vendor Solution Session: “Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey: Transforming Health Care in NJ”
12:00 Noon Virtual Towns & Schools – Vendor Solution Session: “Is Your Online Presence Meeting Citizen Expectations?
12:00 Noon Assessors Luncheon
12:00 Noon Building Officials Luncheon
12:00 Noon Engineers Luncheon
12:00 Noon Managers Luncheon
12:00 Noon Planning and Zoning Administrators Luncheon

12:15 p.m.  Mayors Box Luncheon – An Open Dialogue on Mayors Issues                 Crown Ballroom with the Governor’s Cabinet, Sheraton Hotel

1:00 p.m.    Ocean Computer Group – Vendor Solution Session: “Dell Solutions: Modernize IT and Meet New Needs and Requirements with Dell and Dell Authorized NASPO Partners”
1:00 p.m.    GovPilot – Vendor Solution Session: “Updating Antiquated Processes: Removing Paper & Manual Workflow by Transitioning to Digital Automation”
1:00 p.m.    South Jersey Industries – Vendor Solution Session: “Alternative Fuels – Infrastructure Growth in New Jersey”
1:00 p.m.    Attorneys
1:00 p.m.    Court Administrators
1:00 p.m.    Finance Officers
1:00 p.m.    Planning Officials
1:00 p.m.    Tax Collectors and Treasurers

1:30 p.m.    Recreation

2:00 p.m.    Looking Forward: Legislative Leaders Discuss 2016 Plans
2:00 p.m.    FirstNet – Building a Nationwide Public Safety Communications Network (League Joint Session with Jersey Access Group)
2:00 p.m.    Transportation Incident Management in New Jersey
2:00 p.m.    Elected Officials Primer: Budget, Procurement, and Purchasing Issues
2:00 p.m.    Pension Reforms – The Road to Rejiggering
2:00 p.m.    Municipalities and the Site Remediation Reform Act
2:00 p.m.    How to Prevent Civil Rights Abuse While Enforcing the Law (Produced in Cooperation with the Human and Civil Rights Association of New Jersey)
2:00 p.m.    Key Component of an Emergency - Communication
2:00 p.m.    What Does Sustainability Look Like in Urban, Suburban and Rural Municipalities?
2:00 p.m.    Changes to the Annual Financial Disclosure Statement
2:00 p.m.    Legal Controversies Involving Solid Waste and Recycling Collection Contracts (League Joint Session with the Governmental Purchasing Association of New Jersey)
2:00 p.m.    The Heroin Addiction Epidemic
2:00 p.m.    Understanding the Utility Grid in Your Community
2:00 p.m.    Assessors
2:00 p.m.    Municipal Clerks
2:00 p.m.    Finance Officers
2:00 p.m.    Health Officials (NJACCHO)
2:00 p.m.    Jersey Access Group
2:00 p.m.    Managers
2:00 p.m.    Tax Collectors and Treasurers

2:30 p.m.    Attorneys
2:30 p.m.    Engineers

3:00 p.m.    Finance Officers
3:00 p.m.    Planning Officials
3:00 p.m.    Plumbing Inspectors
3:00 p.m.    Tax Collectors and Treasurers

3:30 p.m.    Fire Officials

3:45 p.m.    Traffic Safety for Elected Officials – Your Constituents’ Expectations (League Joint Session with the American Public Works Association – NJ Chapter)
3:45 p.m.    Mayors Wellness Campaign – Leading Your Community to Health
3:45 p.m.    Green is the New Gray
3:45 p.m.    Elected Officials Primer: Ethics, OPMA, OPRA and Civility
3:45 p.m.    Public Financing 101

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18 (continued)

3:45 p.m.    Planning and Communications Involving Utilities
3:45 p.m.    Innovative Financing and Solutions for Combined Sewer Systems
3:45 p.m.    Annual Risk Management Session
3:45 p.m.    The Sun is Not Setting on c.78
3:45 a.m.    Lessons from 40 Years Leading An Ethical Municipal Government (This session is part of the Arthur J. Holland Program on Ethics in Government at the Eagleton Institute of Politics)

5:00 p.m.    Registration and Exhibits Close

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19

8:00 a.m.    Women in Municipal Government Breakfast: The Key to Success – Your Power Base (Sponsored by the League’s Women in Municipal Government Committee)   Crown Ballroom  Sheraton Hotel
8:00 a.m.    American Public Works – NJ Chapter

8:30 a.m.    Registration and Exhibits Open
8:30 a.m.    Court Administrators

9:00 a.m.    Interest Arbitration Update
9:00 a.m.    Affordable Housing Update (League Joint Session with New Jersey Planning Officials, Inc.)
9:00 a.m.    Exemption Case Law and PILOTs, Long Term Exemptions and Redevelopment Zones (League Joint Session with the Association of Municipal Assessors of New Jersey and the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys)
9:00 a.m.    Recent Legal Decisions of Interest to Local Officials (League Joint Session with the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys)
9:00 a.m.    Open Public Meetings and Transparency in Government
9:00 a.m.    Public Contracts Law and Regulations Update (League Joint Session with the Tax Collectors and Treasurers Association, the Governmental Purchasing Association and the Government Finance Officers Association)
9:00 a.m.    Transportation Trust Fund Solutions: Are We There Yet?
9:00 a.m.    The Affordable Care Act and Municipal Government: An Update (League Joint Session with the New Jersey Municipal Management Association)
9:00 a.m.    The What, Who, How and Why of Water Resource Management
9:00 a.m.    Municipalities as Catalysts for Sustainable Energy
9:00 a.m.    Finance Officers
9:00 a.m.    Health Officials (NJACCHO)
9:00 a.m.    Planning Officials
9:00 a.m.    Tax Collectors and Treasurers

10:00 a.m.  Building Officials
10:00 a.m.  Fire Officials
10:00 a.m.  Welfare

10:45 a.m.  Cultural and Economic Benefits of Heritage Tourism to Your Municipality
10:45 a.m.  Lighting in Your Communities
10:45 a.m.  What Local Officials Need to Know about EMS
10:45 a.m.  Exemption Case Law and PILOTs, Long Term Exemptions and Redevelopment Zones (Continued) (League Joint Session with the Association of Municipal Assessors of New Jersey and the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys)
10:45 a.m.  Legal Issues Surrounding Social Media
10:45 a.m.  Liquor License Reform?  I’ll Drink to That
10:45 a.m.  What You Need to Know About DLGS Certifications
10:45 a.m.  Repurposing Suburban Office Spaces
10:45 a.m.  The Benefits and Pitfalls of the Bidders’ Checklist and the Different Construction Bonds (League Joint Session with the New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers and the Governmental Purchasing Association of New Jersey)
10:45 a.m.  Case Studies: Implementing Complete Streets
10:45 a.m.  The Role of Local Government in Building a Culture of Health in Communities
10:45 a.m.  Finance Officers
10:45 a.m.  Tax Collectors and Treasurers

12:15 p.m.  League Luncheon for all Delegates - Sheraton

1:00 p.m.    Exhibits Close
1:00 p.m.    Attorneys

1:30 p.m.    Assessors

2:00 p.m.    Shared Services: Breaking Up (Should Be) So Hard to Do
2:00 p.m.    The Changing Roles, Rules and Regulation of New Jersey’s Special Improvement Districts
2:00 p.m.    Preventing Sexual Harassment and Hostile Behaviors in the Workplace
2:00 p.m.    Tools for Effective Communication and Engagement
2:00 p.m.    A Review of the Open Public Records Act (League Joint Session with the Municipal Clerks’ Association of New Jersey)
2:00 p.m.    Incentive Compensation
2:00 p.m.    The Pros and Cons of Water Privatization
2:00 p.m.    New Jersey Energy Resilience Bank
2:00 p.m.    Fire Officials

3:00 p.m.    Registration Closes

3:30 p.m.    League Business Meeting - Pearl Ballroom, Sheraton

4:30 p.m.    Attorneys

5:00 p.m.    Attorneys

 

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