Mid-Winter Conference

ACCOMMODATIONS

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at a rate of $109 Single/Double.  Please call (225) 925-2244 to make your reservations and mention that you are with Louisiana Municipal Association’s Mid-Winter Conference to secure this special rate. The reservation cut-off date is Saturday, January 20, 2018.  Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. and check-out time is 11:00 a.m., unless special arrangements are made in advance.

The suggested length of stay is from Tuesday, February 20, through Thursday, February 22.  The first session is tentatively scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m., February 20


REFUND POLICY
An administrative fee of $45 will be charged for all cancellations of the LMA Mid-Winter Conference, including medical emergencies. No refunds will be given after Tuesday, February 6, 2018 (two weeks prior to the start of event).
Refunds will be issued only if the LMA office receives your cancellation request in the form of a letter on your official letterhead mailed, emailed, faxed, or delivered to our office with a postmark date no later than February 6, 2018. Telephone requests for refunds are not acceptable. There will be no exceptions to this policy.
When
2/20/2018 - 2/21/2018
Where
Crowne Plaza Baton Rouge 4728 Constitution Ave Baton Rouge

Program

   

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

 
Time
2/20/2018 - 2/21/2018
Category
Ron Holifield
Chief Executive Officier (SGR)
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Today's communications channels are all about easy access and speed. Social media is one of the key channels that municipal leaders need to open up-and fast! This session will cover ways to use social media to more effectively connect with the community, lawmakers, and other local government stakeholders
Category
Premier I & II
Time
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM
3:15 PM
Time
5:15 PM - 6:45 PM
5:15 PM

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

 
[RMI Update/LMA Policy Committees] [Honorable Sharon Weston Broome, Mayor-President, City of Baton Rouge, Parish of East Baton Rouge] [Jerry Cronin, General Manager, Risk Management, Inc.]
Time
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
9:00 AM
This session’s focus is to provide a working knowledge and understanding of the Lawrason Act and an overview of recent developments including Attorney General opinions and case law.
Track
Track 1
Time
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
10:15 AM
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
11:15 AM
This session is designed to give useful strategies that elected officials can use to develop a comprehensive plan for their communities that includes recruiting, retaining, and creating businesses through entrepreneurship
Track
Track 1
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
1:30 PM
Staying safe from soup to nuts, this session will provide tips for all aspects of your life including securing yourself, your home, your vehicle, and your work environment. In addition, you will learn information useful for protecting online data on your home and work electronic devices and how to stay safe in the cyber world.
Track
Track 2
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
1:30 PM
This session will review the basics of the Public Bid Law, update recent developments, and review recent technological innovations regarding the receipt of public bids and quotes.
Track
Track 2
Time
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
2:45 PM

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