KACM Annual Conference

November 15-17th 2017

Lenexa, KS

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2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Registration: Hyatt Place Lenexa City Center

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Afternoon Workshop: Walking Tour, Lenexa City Center

6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Dinner & Social Event: Lenexa Public Market
The Lenexa Public Market is an 11,000-square-foot food hall and market uniquely located on the first floor of the new Lenexa City Hall. We’re bringing together diverse merchants that offer fresh foods and locally sourced, handcrafted products. Meet up with friends and family. Savor a great meal or drink. Shop for artisan products. Support local businesses.

8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Hospitality Reception: Hyatt Place Lenexa City Center

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
General Session: ICMA Mini-Workshop:
Making What You Have to Say Memorable
Felicia Logan, Director of Professional Development at ICMA

10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
ICMA Mini-Workshop, Part II
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Awards Luncheon
1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Concurrent Breakout Sessions
Role of Diplomacy in Local Government
Planning & Development
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Concurrent Breakout Sessions
Behavioral Health Considerations in a High Stress Environment
Handling Council Meetings as Manager/Administrator

4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Open Networking: Topics at tables will include innovation, public works,
finance & budgeting, public safety.

6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Dinner & Social Event: Meritex Lenexa Executive Park
Celebrate 100 Years of Professional Management in Kansas...100 feet underground! The Meritex Company is a unique facility in Lenexa, offering  3 million square feet of subsurface office space, light manufacturing, and warehouse/storage. *Utilizing transportation provided is required due to the location/logistics of the facility.

8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Hospitality Reception: Hyatt Place Lenexa City Center

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Breakfast & KACM Business Meeting

9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Concurrent Breakout Sessions
SOAR Program
“Ask A Manager” Mentoring Session

10:50 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
General Session: Lessons from Seasoned Managers
            [Bill Buchanan, invited]

12:00 p.m.

Hotel information:

Hyatt Place Lenexa City Center
8741 Ryckert St
Rate: $115 plus tax
Cutoff date Oct 15

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