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98th ANNUAL CONFERENCE PRELIMINARY
WORKSHOP/EDUCATION SESSION SCHEDULE
November 19 – 21, 2013
ATLANTIC CITY CONVENTION CENTER

PDF Schedule for Printing (9/23/13)

Session Schedule – Tuesday, November 19

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.  Tax Collectors and Treasurers

12:00 Noon 5th Annual Sustainable Jersey Awards Luncheon

1:00 p.m.    Alternative Utility Services, Inc. – Vendor Solution Session: “Government Energy Aggregation for Developing a Local Sustainable Economy”

1:00 p.m.    Badger Meter, Inc. – Vendor Solution Session – “The Viability of Solid State Metering as the Next Generation of Measurement Solutions”

1:00 p.m.    Computer Aid, Inc – Vendor Solution Session: “Real Time Crime Center”

1:00 p.m.    South Jersey Industries – Vendor Solution Session: “Detect and Avoid Costly Mistakes on your Commodity Bills using airtight RFPs”

1:00 p.m.    Sunrise Systems, Inc. – Vendor Solution Session: “Technology as an Enabler to Address OPRA, On-Line Transparency Law and Online Services”

1:00 p.m.    Xtel Communications – Vendor Solution Session: “Hosted PBX Solutions/IP Cloud Computing”

1:00 p.m.    Finance Officers

1:00 p.m.    Planning Officials

1:00 p.m.    Tax Collectors and Treasurers

1:30 p.m.    Assessors

2:00 p.m. --          LEAGUE CONSULTING PERIOD     Hall A
4:00 p.m.

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.    The Effective Use of Humor to Enhance Leadership Skills

2:00 p.m.    Clean Communities Funding Relieves Strained Municipal Budgets

2:00 p.m.    Campaigning – What is Needed for a Successful Political Career

2:00 p.m.    Sustainable Jersey Award Winners

2:00 p.m.    Transit Oriented Development

2:00 p.m.    Assistance in Foreclosure and Affordable Housing for Children (Co-sponsored with the Human and Civil Rights Association)

2:00 p.m.    Cost Savings from New Energy Technologies

2:00 p.m.    New Jersey Safety Institute – Resources Available to Municipalities

2:00 p.m.    Municipal Clerks

2:00 p.m.    Court Administrators

2:00 p.m.    Purchasing Agents

2:00 p.m.    Registrars

2:00 p.m.    Tax Collectors and Treasurers

2:30 p.m.    Planning Officials

2:30 p.m.    Recreation

3:00 p.m.    Resolutions Committee

3:00 p.m.    Planning Officials

3:30 p.m.    Registrars

3:45 p.m.    Introducing your Downtown to the Development Community (Co-sponsored with Downtown New Jersey)

3:45 p.m.    Pensions and Benefits Update on Retirement Benefits and Services (League Joint Session with Government Finance Officers Association and Tax Collectors and Treasurers Association)

3:45 p.m.    Using Your Municipal Website to Make Life Easier

3:45 p.m.    Minimum Technology Security Requirements – What You Need to Know

3:45 p.m.    Problem Solving in a Crisis Environment

3:45 p.m.    Municipal Animal Control – Often Overlooked and Misunderstood

3:45 p.m.    Model Innovations in Sustainable Communities: Profiling the Sustainable Jersey Small Grant Projects

3:45 p.m.    Rebuilding Even Stronger by Investing in the Arts

3:45 p.m.    The Role and Responsibilities of Municipal Governing Body Members

3:45 p.m.    Government Energy Aggregation – Community-Based Energy Savings

5:00 p.m.    Registration and Exhibits Close

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20

8:00 a.m.    Municipal Clerks

8:30 a.m.    Registration and Exhibits Open

8:30 a.m.    Engineers

9:00 a.m.    Sandy: 1 Year Later (League Joint Session with New Jersey Planning Officials)

9:00 a.m.    Obsolete Suburban Office Buildings:  What is to be Done? (League Joint Session with New Jersey Planning Officials)

9:00 a.m.    Sustainable Jersey – Moving to Resilience: Sustainable Jersey Actions and Examples for Adapting to Climate Change

9:00 a.m.    Uses of Social Media – Challenges, Opportunities and Rewards

9:00 a.m.    Local Budgets Meet the 21st Century

9:00 a.m.    Civil Service Commission Update

9:00 a.m.    New Jersey’s Most Pressing Grant/Funding Needs

9:00 a.m.    Elected Officials and the Police – When Does Regulation Become Interference?

9:00 a.m.    New Jersey Safety Institute – Resources Available to Municipalities

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.    Planning Officials

9:00 a.m.    Purchasing

9:00 a.m.    Recreation

9:00 a.m.    Tax Collectors and Treasurers

9:00 a.m.    Welfare

10:00 a.m.  Assessors

10:00 a.m.  Building Officials

10:00 a.m.  Electrical Inspectors

10:00 a.m.  Engineers

10:00 a.m.  Fire Officials

10:00 a.m.  Planning Officials

10:00 a.m.  Tax Collectors and Treasurers

10:30 a.m.  Finance Officers

10:30 a.m.  Public Works

10:45 a.m.  Former Governors Focus on Election Results

10:45 a.m.  Shop Close to Home for Tax Relief

10:45 a.m.  Investing in a Stronger, Healthier New Jersey (League Joint Session with New Jersey Health Officials -- NJACCHO)

10:45 a.m.  Ethical Standards – More than Just Statutory (This session is part of the Arthur J. Holland Program on Ethics in Government at the Eagleton Institute of Politics)

10:45 a.m.  Sandy Rebuilding – Update on Implementation (League Joint Session with New Jersey Planning Officials)

10:45 a.m.  Technology and Transportation – Innovation for Smarter Travel

10:45 a.m.  Coping with the Cap: Success Stories from Municipal Leaders

10:45 a.m.  Sustainable Jersey – New Actions, Incentives and Updates for 2014

10:45 a.m. Human Trafficking: Awareness, Prevention, Deterrence & Coordination

10:45 a.m.  Urban Mayors – Social Enterprise and Urban Economic Development

10:45 a.m.  Prosecutors

12:00 Noon City Fire Equipment – Vendor Solution Session: “The Sunset of Copper Land Lines; Existing Alternatives for Fire Alarm Digital Communicators”

12:00 Noon Commercial Utility Consultants, Inc. – Vendor Solution Session: “Government Energy Aggregation – Understanding the Benefits and How to Begin the Process”

12:00 Noon Marsh & McLennan Agency – Vendor Solution Session: “Lower your Health Care Costs, Both Yours and Your Employees”

12:00 Noon Spatial Data Logic – Vendor Solution Session: “The SDL Portal: Improving Efficiency with Integrated Online Services”

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

12:00 Noon Prosecutors Luncheon

12:00 Noon Purchasing Agents Luncheon

12:15 p.m.  Mayors Box Luncheon – An Open Dialogue on Mayors Issues   -  Crown Ballroom
with the Governors Cabinet    - Sheraton Hotel

12:30 p.m.  Health Officials (NJACCHO)

1:00 p.m.    American Traffic Solutions – Vendor Solution Session: “Making Life Safer and Easier on the Road in New Jersey”

1:00 p.m.    CFG Health Network – Vendor Solution Session: “How to Implement Virtual Reality Training to Take Your Municipality to the Next Level”

1:00 p.m.    General Code – Vendor Solution Session:  “Come See the Newest Innovation in Code Access”

1:00 p.m.    Magna Care – Vendor Solution Session: “Navigating the Public Entity Health Benefits Road with Self-Funding as the Compass”

1:00 p.m.    Phoenix Advisors, LLC – Vendor Solution Session: “Managing Your Debt – The Smart Approach”

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

1:15 p.m.    Attorneys

1:30 p.m.    Health Officials (NJACCHO)

1:30 p.m.    Recreation

2:00 p.m.    Legislative Leaders Perspective on the “Recover, Rebuild, Restore” Agenda

2:00 p.m.    Complete Streets – Redefining our Transportation Network

2:00 p.m.    Newly Elected Refresher: Budget, Procurement, and Finance Purchasing Issues

2:00 p.m.    Update From NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee: Super Opportunities for New Jersey Tourism

2:00 p.m.    Business Development and the 2013 Economic Opportunity Act

2:00 p.m.    DEP Emergency Rule and Flood Hazard Rule Updates

2:00 p.m.    Emergency Management Leadership for Local Elected Officials

2:00 p.m.    Shared Services – Increasing Efficiency of Police Services

2:00 p.m.    Do’s and Don’ts of Local Government Ethics

2:00 p.m.    Utilizing State Contracts in Addressing Purchasing Needs (League Joint Session with Governmental Purchasing Association of New Jersey)

2:00 p.m.    New Jersey Safety Institute – Resources Available to Municipalities

2:00 p.m.    Assessors

2:00 p.m.    Finance Officers

2:00 p.m.    Health Officials (NJACCHO)

2:00 p.m.    Managers

2:00 p.m.    Prosecutors

2:00 p.m.    Tax Collectors and Treasurers

2:30 p.m.    Attorneys

2:30 p.m.    Engineers

2:30 p.m.    Health Officials (NJACCHO)

2:30 p.m.    Planning Officials

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.    Pavement Management for Municipalities (This session is co-sponsored with the American Public Works Association)

3:45 p.m.    Mayors Wellness Campaign – Making Wellness a Priority

3:45 p.m.    Storm Water Management for Municipal Officials

3:45 p.m.    Elected Officials Refresher: Ethics, Open Public Meetings and OPRA and Civility in Public Discourse

3:45 p.m.    Protecting Your Municipality’s Credit Worthiness as the Economy Recovers

3:45 p.m.    Shared Services: Creating the New Princeton

3:45 p.m.    Planning for Success – How to Link Municipal and Collegiate Services through Community Development

3:45 p.m.    Securing Funding for Energy Savings Projects through ESIPs

3:45 p.m.    Chronic Major Flooding in New Jersey

3:45 p.m.    Implementing Effective Risk Management

3:45 p.m.    Cradle to Prison Pipeline – A Call to Action to Save Our Children (League Joint Session with NBC-LEO)

4:00 p.m.    Attorneys

5:00 p.m.    Registration and Exhibits Close

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21

8:00 a.m.    Women in Municipal Government Breakfast: “A Mayor’s Perspective” (Sponsored by the League’s Women in Municipal Government Committee)     Crown Ballroom, Sheraton Hotel

8:00 a.m.    Court Administrators

8:30 a.m.    Registration and Exhibits Open

9:00 a.m.    Interest Arbitration Reform – The 2% Cap, Rocket Docket and More

9:00 a.m.    Affordable Housing Update (League Joint Session with New Jersey Planning Officials)

9:00 a.m.    You Have Lost Ratables, What is the Next Step?  (League Joint Session with Association of Municipal Assessors of New Jersey and the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys)

9:00 a.m.    Regional Collaborations on Sustainability:  Advancing Your Sustainable Jersey Efforts by Sharing Information

9:00 a.m.    Private Collection of Outstanding Municipal Court Debts

9:00 a.m.    DMO’s Help you Maximize the Economic Impact of Tourism

9:00 a.m.    Public Contracts Law and Regulations Update (League Joint Session with Tax Collectors and Treasurers Association, Governmental Purchasing Association and Government Finance Officers Association)

9:00 a.m.    Energy Tax Receipts are Not State Aid

9:00 a.m.    Water Infrastructure Asset Management

9:00 a.m.    New Jersey Safety Institute – Resources Available to Municipalities

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

9:30 a.m.    Welfare

10:00 a.m.  Building Officials

10:00 a.m.  Fire Officials

10:45 a.m.  Municipal Traffic Control Regulations (League Joint Session with the New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers, Inc.)

10:45 a.m.  Challenges of Disruptions of Utility Services

10:45 a.m.  Health Benefits Reforms: State and Federal Update (League Joint Session with the New Jersey Municipal Management Association)

10:45 a.m.  Best Practices in Evaluating Your Emergency Medical Services

10:45 a.m.  Open Public Meetings and Transparency in Government – A Familiar Concept, New Paradigm

10:45 a.m.  You Have Lost Ratables, What is the Next Step? Continued (League Joint Session with Association of Municipal Assessors of New Jersey and the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys)

10:45 a.m.  Current Legal Issues that Elected and Appointed Officials Need to Know (League Joint Session with New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys)

10:45 a.m.  Latest Changes to Alcoholic Beverage Rules and Impact on your Community

10:45 a.m.  The Pro’s and Con’s of Sharing Services

10:45 a.m.  Preventing and Mitigating the Impact of Foreclosures

10:45 a.m.  Labor Relations, A Wage and Hour Primer

10:45 a.m.  Taking Leadership on Energy Issues in your Municipality: Promoting Energy Efficiency in Your Community

10:45 a.m.  Municipal Clerks

10:45 a.m.  Finance Officers

10:45 a.m.  Tax Collectors and Treasurers

12:00 Noon Max Spann Real Estate & Auction Company – Vendor Solution Session: “Creating Revenue through Converting Unused Real Estate to Cash Through Auctions”

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.    The New Reality of Public Housing

2:00 p.m.    Board of Public Utilities -- Alternative Fuel Vehicles

2:00 p.m.    Utilizing Social Media and Promoting Business Improvement Districts (In partnership with the New Jersey Managed Districts Association)

2:00 p.m.    Preventing Sexual Harassment and Hostile Behaviors in the Workplace

2:00 p.m.    A New Normal for Guard and Reserves

2:00 p.m.    A Review of the Open Public Records Act (OPRA) (League Joint Session with Municipal Clerks’ Association of New Jersey)

2:00 p.m.    Sustainable Development: Legislative and Policy Update

2:00 p.m.    Fire Officials

2:15 p.m.    Attorneys

3:00 p.m.    Registration Closes

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

3:30 p.m.    Attorneys

4:30 p.m.    Attorneys

5:00 p.m.    Attorneys

 

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