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Submit Your Session Proposals for Two 2018 League Conferences: Municipal Finance Institute and Fire Chiefs Leadership Seminar

January 8, 2018
The League is currently soliciting session proposals for two premiere 2018 conferences — the Municipal Finance Institute and the Fire Chiefs Leadership Seminar.
 
Both conference will be held Dec. 12–13, 2018 in San Francisco at the Hyatt Regency.
 
Session Proposal Submission Process
 
Submissions, non-commercial in nature, from any individual, group, business or organization, on any topic are welcome. The conference committees will only consider proposals submitted online through the proposal form. Because there is a word limit for the title and description of each proposal, the League recommends that people submitting session ideas first draft the proposal in a word processing program and then paste it into the online form.
 
The session selection process is highly competitive. You can increase your chances of your topic being selected by preparing a thorough, thoughtful and complete proposal that tells how your session would help local government staff improve their careers and communities. When preparing your proposal consider the following elements:
  • Is the topic new and/or critical for local government?
  • Will this issue stimulate action and further important discussion?
  • Sessions may not include sales, commercialism or product promotion of any kind. 
How to Submit a Session for the Municipal Fire Chiefs Institute
 
Session proposals are due by Wednesday June 13.
 
Submit your session proposal online.
 
About the Municipal Finance Institute
 
This conference is designed for finance officers, city treasurers, city managers and all city staff who assist these professionals in their stewardship of public resources. This content rich institute may meet the qualification for continuing education for Certified Public Accountants. Sessions in 2017 covered topics such as pensions, city budgeting and financial planning, workplace culture and financing tools for cities.
 
How to Submit a Session for the Fire Chiefs Leadership Seminar
 
Session proposals are due by Wednesday, April 11.
 
Submit your session proposal online.
 
About the Fire Chiefs Leadership Seminar
 
Brought back to the League’s programming in 2017 after a six year hiatus, the Fire Chiefs Leadership Seminar is geared towards fire services leaders including but not limited to; fire chiefs, chief officers and union leadership. Sessions selected in 2017 addressed a range of topics including succession planning, labor relations, emergency response, late breaking changes in EMS and more.


 
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