2018 WIMG Summer Conference
Thank you for attending the WIMG 2018 Conference! We hope you had a fun, informative conference.
The below materials will help you take back and implement everything you learned at #WIMG2018.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions!
WIMG Member Registration Rates
Advanced Registration (March 1 - April 13): $100.00
Regular Registration (April 14 - May 18): $150.00
Onsite Registration (May 19 - June 2): $200.00
WIMG Non-Member Registration Rates
Advanced Registration (March 1 - May 18): $250.00
Onsite Registration (May 19 - June 2): $350.000
Advanced Registration (March 1 - May 18): $85.00
Onsite Registration (May 19 - June 2): $150.00
In order for individual spouses/guests/youth/students to attend any or all WIMG Annual Summer Conference activities and meal functions, each individual must be officially registered for the conference and wear registration badges at all times for admittance to sessions/meals.
Any registration cancellations occurring between March 1 - May 18, 2018, will be subject to a $50 cancellation fee. Requests for cancellations must be in writing and sent via email to email@example.com. No refunds will be given after May 18th.
NLC is holding a room block for attendees at the Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center at a rate of $139.00 per night.
Please note that the room block will close Wednesday, May 9, 2018 5p.m. EDT.
100 CNN Center
Atlanta, Georgia, 30303
Wednesday, May 30
|12:00 - 2:00 pm||NLC Infrastructure Event at Atlanta Beltline/Bellwood Rock Quarry|
|3:00 - 5:30 pm||Registration|
|4:00 - 5:00 pm||WIMG Board Meeting|
|5:00 - 6:00 pm||Networking Opportunity|
|6:00 - 8:00 pm||Welcome Dinner - Pitty Pat's Porch|
|9:30 - Midnight||Evening Reception at Omni Hotel - With Music|
Thursday, May 31
|8:30 am - 4:00 pm||Conference Registration|
|8:00 am - 9:00 am||Breakfast - NLC Legislative Update|
|9:00 am - 11:00 am||NLC University Seminar: How Local Officials Can Address Sexual Harassment Issues in Their Community|
|11:30 am - 12:45 pm||Luncheon - How the Fort McPherson Redevelopment is Revitalizing Southwest Atlanta|
|12:45 pm - 1:30 pm||Break (45 minutes)|
|1:45 pm - 4:45 pm||Mobile Tour - Economic Development Efforts By Fort McPherson and Tyler Perry Studios|
|5:00 pm||Return Omni Hotel|
|6:30 - 9 pm||Atlanta City Hall Reception - With live music and featuring keynote speaker Mayor Bottoms|
Friday, June 1
|7:30 am - 1:30 pm||Conference Registration|
|8:00 - 9:00 am||Building the Workforce of the Future - Breakfast Round table Sponsored by Colonial Life|
|9:00 - 10:15 am||Session - Invest Atlanta: Advancing Atlanta's Economy Through Housing, Redevelopment and Partnerships|
|10:30 - 11:45 am||Session -Transformative Public Infrastructure: The Atlanta Beltline|
|12:00 - 1:15 pm||Luncheon|
|1:15 - 1:45 pm||Break (30 minutes)|
|2:00 - 5:00 pm||Mobile Tour - Experiencing the Atlanta Beltline, and Ponce City Market (some walking involved)|
|5:00 - 7:00 pm||Break|
|Free Night||Will Offer a List of Events Taking Place in Atlanta|
Saturday, June 2
|7:30 - 8:00 am||Conference Registration|
|8:00 am||Depart Hotel for Center for Civil and Human Rights|
|8:30 - 9:00 am||Breakfast - Celebrating History and Diversity at the Center for Civil and Human Rights|
|9:00 - 9:45 am||Keynote Speech: Democratizing Knowledge Through the Celebration of a City's History|
|9:45 - 10:45 am||Guided Museum Tour: Center for Civil and Human Rights|
|10:45 - 11:30 am||Board Bus - Boxed Lunches Available|
|11:30 - 12:30 pm||Tour of Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change|
|12:30 - 1:00 pm||Return to Hotel/Adjourn|
|Afternoon||Optional Attractions Available in Atlanta|
Thursday, May 31
|Timothy Boughey||Sharon Morgan||Brian Hooker||Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms|
|Attorney at Elarbee and Thompson||Attorney at Elarbee and Thompson||Executive Director of the McPherson Implementing Local Redevelopment Authority||Mayor, City of Atlanta|
|NLC University Seminar||NLC Univsersity Seminar||Luncheon speaker - Fort McPherson Development||Reception at City Hall|
Friday, June 1
|Dawn Luke||Brian McGowan|
|Chief Operating Officer at Invest Atlanta||President and CEO, Atlanta Beltline|
|Session: Invest Atlanta Women's Entrepreneurship Initiative||Session: Atlanta Beltline: legislative action, goals, planning and funding|
Saturday, June 2
|Dr. Karcheik Sims-Alvarado|
|Founder and CEO Preserve Black Atlanta|
|Keynote speaker, Center for Civil and Human Rights|
Join us at the Women in Municipal Government (WIMG) Summer Conference in Atlanta, GA!
NLC's female caucus, WIMG, brings together a diverse group of women local elected officials from across the country. WIMG helps women expand their network and provides them with tailored education to boost their skills as leaders and local officials.
This year's theme is:
Women Empowering Change
At WIMG's 2018 Summer Conference, we'll talk about contemporary issue topics like the #MeToo movement and trends in local elections, as well as solutions and best practices for the day to day work of governing. And with bustling Atlanta as the backdrop, you're sure to learn a lot and eat well!
While there, you'll also learn from local government experts through:
- Two mobile tours
- One NLC University seminar
- Off-site meetings around Atlanta
- And a keynote speaker