121st Annual League Conference
October 23-25, 2019
KI Center/Hyatt Regency

Green Bay

with Engineering & Public Works (E&PW) Institute

KI Pic

Join us!

Network with over 600 attendees from municipalities all over Wisconsin.  Workshops include: Innovations in Housing Development; Bus Tour - Northern Renewal - Tour of Green Bay and Ashwaubenon; Mini Bar - A New Round of FUNdamentals for Municipal Attorneys; Municipal Roundtable, and more! 

Closing Speaker Friday, October 25th
Green Bay Packer Great LeRoy Butler

And back by popular demand,
ethics expert, Dr. Michael Gillette

Early bird rate registration through Labor Day weekend!

Online Registration Form
(Use this link to register and pay with a credit card online.)

Online Invoice Registration Form
(Use this link if you wish to register and be sent an invoice.)

Printable paper registration form available here. 

Make your hotel room reservations:

by contacting the Hyatt Regency directly at 800-233-1234. Use the ID League of Wisconsin Municipalities to receive the discounted rate of $82/single-quad.  

If the Hyatt Regency is full, please contact the designated overflow hotel Hampton Inn Green Bay Downtown directly at 920-437-5900. Identify yourself as part of the League of WI Municipalities block for room rate of $99/night. (Hampton Inn is attached to the KI Center.)

Wednesday, October 23

8:00 a.m.         Registration Opens!

9:00 a.m.         Deep Dives (2-hour workshops)  

  • Bus Tour: Northern Renewal - Tour of Green Bay and Ashwaubenon
  • Human Resources 101, Lisa Bergerson, City of Pewaukee
  • Innovative Housing Solutions, Kurt Paulsen, Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture, UW-Madison

9:00 a.m.         Mini Bar: A New Round of FUNdamentals for Municipal Attorneys (4-hour workshop)

  • Takings
  • Competitive Bidding
  • Topic 3 will be announced soon!
  • Topic 4 will be announced soon!

10:00 a.m.       Exhibit Hall Opens!

Noon               Light Lunch Buffet in the Exhibit Hall

1:00 p.m.         League Annual Business Meeting

1:30 p.m.         Running an Effective Meeting (Mock Meeting), Mark Thorsby, FrontWheel Consulting

3:30 p.m.         Engineering & Public Works Roundtable

4:45 p.m.         President's Reception (hors d'oeuvres and drinks in the Exhibit Hall)

5:30 p.m.         Raffle Drawings for Exhibit Hall Gift Baskets

6:30 p.m.         Table for 10 Networking Dinner (each person pays his/her own dinner tab; sign up at registration)

Thursday, October 24

 7:00 a.m.      6th Annual WEA Trust/Leauge Walk/Run

8:00 a.m.      Breakfast

  1. Track 1
  2. Track 2
  3. Track 3
  4. Local Government 201
  5. E&PW Institute

9:00 a.m.         Practical Strategies for Dealing with More Frequent Severe Rain and Flooding Events

10:15 a.m.       Break

10:30 a.m.       Municipal Collaboration & Relationship-Building

11:45 a.m.       Lunch

1:30 p.m.         Loss Control: Top 5 Costly Mistakes to Avoid, League of Wisconsin Municipalities Mutual Insurance

2:30 p.m.         Break

2:45 p.m.         Small Community Roundtable

4:15 p.m.       Break

4:30 p.m.       Awards, WEA and Arts

5:00 p.m.       Reception

Friday, October 25

7:30 a.m.       Scrambled Eggs & Politics
  1. Track 1
  2. Track 2
  3. E&PW Institute
8:45 a.m.       Panel: Inclusivity in Small and Large Communities

9:45 a.m.       Break

10:00 a.m.     Make Your Community a Recreation Destination, Zach Vruwink, Mayor, Wisconsin Rapids
11:00 a.m.       Break

11:15 a.m.      Closing Keynote Address: Green Bay Packer Great LeRoy Butler

Check out the 2018 Conference Social Media
Facebook AlbumLocal Perspective Blog#LocalGovMatters Podcast#LWM2018 Tweets 

Check out the 2017 Annual Conference photo album on the League's Facebook page.