Public Engagement in Policy and Budgeting

April 20, 2021

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 | 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET

Counties are facing multiple complex challenges where community participation is needed to find promising solutions with limited resources. This workshop will help county leaders develop and leverage tools to address community priorities within their budget. Counties will learn how to establish a participatory budgeting process using an equity lens that identifies and addresses community needs.

Visit the event page for the most up-to-date information. Questions about this meeting? Contact ahurley@naco.org. Need assistance with registration? Contact nacomeetings@naco.org

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Monitoring the Spread of COVID-19 Through Environmental Scanning

April 20, 2021

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

In this webinar counties will hear from Biobot Analytics on how it uses technology to monitor the spread of COVID-19 in communities through wastewater sampling, which can be used to inform planning for mobile test centers and vaccination sites. Tune in to learn more about how you can use wastewater testing data as part of your long-term COVID-19 mitigation and response strategy.

Visit the event page for the most up-to-date information. Questions about this event? Contact lmiller@naco.org. Need assistance with registration? Contact nacomeetings@naco.org

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When Virtual is the Reality

April 21, 2021

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 | 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET

Feeling disconnected? What worked in face-to-face collaboration has changed radically in our virtual-and-hybrid ‘new normal’. Join consultant Brad Weaber for easy, instant tips and tricks that anyone can use to hold more successful, smoother and engaging virtual meetings. From lighting, backgrounds, and simple but surprisingly effective tweaks, novices and Zoom experts alike will leave feeling excited to take on yet another virtual meeting. 

This meeting will not be recorded.

Visit the event page for the most up-to-date information. Questions about this webinar? Contact ahurley@naco.org. Need assistance with registration? Contact nacomeetings@naco.org.

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Strengthening County Partnerships with Post-Secondary Education Systems

April 22, 2021

Strengthening County Partnerships with Post-Secondary Education Systems

and Enhancing Local Workforce Opportunities

Thursday, April 22, 2021 | 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET

Counties are supporting and leading local innovation to strengthen post-secondary education systems to promote economic mobility, improve outcomes and create career pathways for residents. Local leaders are leveraging the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and other federal programs to drive collaboration among county-based sectors and systems. This session explores the role and authority of counties in post-secondary education systems, including community colleges, and what is needed at the federal and local levels to improve career readiness opportunities.

Visit the event page for the most up-to-date information. Questions about this program? Contact ahurley@naco.org. Need assistance with registration? Contact nacomeetings@naco.org.

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Treasurer's Perspectives: Liquidity vs Cashflow

April 22, 2021

Thursday, April 22, 2021 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Join NACo and three+one for a conversation with Bill Cherry, former Schoharie County Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer and three+one CEO Joe Rulison for a treasurer’s perspective on liquidity and cashflow. You’ll learn how to make liquidity data work for you by identifying all cash available to your county and how long it's available, how a future liquidity forecast in conjunction with cash flow forecasts can help prepare your county for upcoming cash needs and using stress testing & peer benchmark data to maximize the value of cash you won’t need.

Visit the event page for the most up-to-date information. Questions about this program? Contact ahurley@naco.org. Need assistance with registration? Contact nacomeetings@naco.org.

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NACo Tech Xchange: Quantifying Public Records Complexity

April 22, 2021

Thursday, April 22, 2021 | 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET

Jen Snyder, GovQA Chief Evangelist, will moderate a discussion around the first-of-its-kind Peers in Public Records Index (PiPRIndex), a historical marker that quantifies predictable growth (or retraction) in complexity for public sector organizations managing Public Records Requests. The panel will discuss each of the seven figures that compose the PiPRIndex, and how these figures represent a broader trend felt by most State and Local Governments, including whether the trends you see in your own organization are shared by the broader market, how to use this data to support technology investment decisions, comparing your agency’s own complexity figures with those of your peers and GovQA Experts’ Forecast for the potential future state of the industry.

Visit the event page for the most up-to-date information. Questions about this webinar? Contact agallagher@naco.org. Need assistance with registration? Contact nacomeetings@naco.org.

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Federal Funding at the Intersection of Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice

April 23, 2021

Friday, April 23, 2021 | 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET

Federal funding is a key component of implementing critical local justice system efforts. The COVID-19 pandemic has deeply impacted local communities but also provided new opportunities to enhance collaboration, address the root causes of justice-system involvement and deploy innovative programs that reduce incarceration. The National Association of Counties (NACo) and the National League of Cities (NLC) are holding a joint webinar to provide a primer on federal funding opportunities that counties and cities can leverage to support local programs at the intersection of criminal justice and behavioral health.

Speakers will share funding opportunities through the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act, the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Following the presentation, attendees are invited to attend virtual breakout sessions to engage with speakers and peers on these funding opportunities.

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Reducing Barriers to Employment and Higher Education

April 26, 2021

Monday, April 26, 2021 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET

Counties can create cross-sector partnerships with higher education to reduce employment and education barriers for low-income residents. Coordinating services across human services, workforce development and training and higher education programs can promote positive outcomes for adult students and job seekers who are disconnected from education and employment opportunities. Learn what your county can do to strengthen career pathways for local residents.

Visit the event page for the most up-to-date information. Questions about this event? Contact ahurley@naco.org. Need assistance with registration? Contact nacomeetings@naco.org

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Enhancing Workforce Skills that Match Local Industry Needs

April 27, 2021

Tuesday, April 27 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Eastern time

Enhancing Workforce Skills that Match Local Industry Needs: County-Based Approaches for Improving Employment Outcomes for Local Residents

County leaders are partnering with post-secondary education institutions, local businesses and workforce development boards to identify and develop programming designed to maximize the skillsets needed for local industry jobs using innovative approaches that support both human capital and major industry needs. Local leaders can partner with employers representing agricultural institutions, major corporations and small business enterprises to expand employment opportunities for residents and support a growing local economy. Learn what your county can do to expand career pathways and strengthen your local economy.

Visit the event page for the most up-to-date information. Questions about this program? Contact ahurley@naco.org. Need assistance with registration? Contact nacomeetings@naco.org.

 

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Department of Defense REPI Program Virtual Summit

April 28, 2021

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 | 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET

The Department of Defense’s (DoD) Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) program facilitates cost-sharing partnerships between the Military Departments, local governments, other federal agencies and private conservation organizations to help relieve or avoid land use conflicts near military installations.

Join us for this deeper-dive, interactive virtual summit to learn more about the REPI program and county-military planning partnerships to maintain military readiness, while preserving open space and working lands, protecting natural resources and building resilient economies and communities.

Visit the event page for the most up-to-date information. Questions about the program? Contact ahurley@naco.org. Need assistance with registration? Contact nacomeetings@naco.org.

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Insights Along the Journey of IT Automation and Modernization

April 29, 2021

Thursday, April 29, 2021 | 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET

Red Hat will share insights on the cost savings of automating and modernization, including several county department examples relevant to human resources, payroll and other departments, and how they can address the larger issues facing your organization to help save time, money, and resources. Visit the event page for more information. Questions about this webinar? Contact msummerside@naco.org. Need assistance with registration? Contact nacomeetings.org.

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NACo Cyberattack Simulation: Pandemic

June 21, 2021 - June 25, 2021

Monday, June 21 - Friday, June 25, 2021

NACo Cyberattack Simulation: Pandemic
Presented by the NACo County Tech Xchange and Professional Development Academy

In response to the growing threat landscape and complexity of the interdependent and networked business of counties, NACo is partnering with the Professional Development Academy and their community of CISOs, CIOS, risk managers and cyber leaders to launch cyberattack simulation training.

Enrollment is free for NACo member counties. 

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NACo Cyberattack Simulation: Third-Party Partner

September 27, 2021 - October 1, 2021

Monday, September 27 - Friday, October 1, 2021 

NACo Cyberattack Simulation: Third-Party Partner
Presented by the NACo County Tech Xchange and Professional Development Academy

In response to the growing threat landscape and complexity of the interdependent and networked business of counties, NACo is partnering with the Professional Development Academy and their community of CISOs, CIOS, risk managers and cyber leaders to launch cyberattack simulation training.

Enrollment is free for NACo member counties. 

Visit the event page for the most up-to-date information. Questions? Contact rreynolds@naco.org. Need assistance with registration? Contact nacomeetings@naco.org.

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NACo Cyberattack Simulation: Insider Threat

November 29, 2021 - December 1, 2021

Monday, November 29 - Wednesday, December 1, 2021

NACo Cyberattack Simulation: Third-Party Partner
Presented by the NACo County Tech Xchange and Professional Development Academy

In response to the growing threat landscape and complexity of the interdependent and networked business of counties, NACo is partnering with the Professional Development Academy and their community of CISOs, CIOS, risk managers and cyber leaders to launch cyberattack simulation training.

Enrollment is free for NACo member counties. 

Visit the event page for the most up-to-date information. Questions about the program? Contact rreynolds@naco.org. Need assistance with registration? Contact nacomeetings@naco.org

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