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November 10, 2016

Re: Important Conference Sessions Newly Elected and Newly Appointed Officials
(Or Those Who’ve Been Away for a While

Dear Mayor:

I. Important Conference Sessions Newly Elected and Newly Appointed Officials (Or Those Who’ve Been Away for a While)

This highlight letter is meant to prepare newly elected and newly appointed officials to make the most of their time at our 101st Annual Conference. The sessions listed below might also benefit those who have missed some recent League Conferences.

Please ask your Municipal Clerk to share this with new and returning personnel.





Tuesday, November 15th





2:00 p.m.

Orientation: Getting the Most From Your Conference Experience

Room 319


2:00 p.m.

The Benefits of Laughter in Government

Room 411


2:00 p.m.

Governing Bodies: Roles and Responsibilities

Room 420


2:00 p.m.

The Role of Elected Officials in Managing Technology

Room 314

Wednesday, November 16th





7:30 a.m.

Mayors’ Wellness – Fitness with an Olympian

The Atrium


9:00 a.m.

Understanding Public Opinion Indicators

Room 314


10:45 a.m.

Elected Officials Primer: Ethics, OPMA, OPRA and Civility

Room 417


2:00 p.m.

Elected Officials Primer: Budget, Procurement and Purchasing Issues

Room 419


3:45 p.m.

Municipal Leaders & Community Health Improvement

Room 312


3:45 p.m.

Open Government in a Digital World

Room 421

Thursday, November 17th 





8:00 a.m.

*Women in Municipal Government Breakfast – Connecting to Health in All Your Policies *

Crown Ballroom
Sheraton AC Hotel


10:45 a.m.

Open Meetings: Restoring Civility in Public Dialogue

Room 201


12:15 p.m.

*League Luncheon for All Delegates*

Sheraton AC Hotel


3:30 p.m.

League Business Meeting

Crown Ballroom Sheraton AC Hotel

*Separate Ticket Required. Reservations strongly suggested. For details, visit

For more information on these and other sessions, visit the League’s website at or 2016 Conference Educational Sessions. You can also go to 2016 Conference CEU's for the latest listing of seminars offering Continuing Education Units. Also, be sure to read more about these sessions and the Conference in the October and November editions of our magazine, New Jersey Municipalities.

Remember to download the conference mobile app
- receive automatic updates specific to the conference schedule
-search the conference sessions by key word
-search the list of exhibitors
-make your personal schedule
-review sessions by CEUs


Michael J. Darcy, CAE
Executive Director



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