Register for the 2019 Legislative Leadership Conference
Registration for the 2019 Legislative Leadership Conference (LLC) is now available. This year's conference will take place October 2-4 at The Classic Center in Athens-Clarke County. Georgia's county officials will embark on three days full of continuing education opportunities in the ACCG Lifelong Learning Academy and hot topics session. County officials will also engage in policy discussions to finalize the 2020 ACCG Policy Agenda and Legislative Priorities. Get ready to join ACCG as we head to the Athens for the annual fall policy conference. Contact your county clerk to register today!
For more information and to access the conference agenda, click here.
A glimpse of what's expected at the 2019 LLC can be found below:
Continuing Education Sessions
« Leadership Versatility
Participants will learn a process to understand, use and improve their communication style in an interactive and fun workshop. Participants will hear a keynote on how leaders are experiencing differences in the outcomes of their organizations by focusing on Leadership Versatility. Then in the subsequent workshop participants will dive deeper in understanding the skills.
« Changes to Georgia’s Election Law and Voting Equipment
Come learn what’s needed to comply with HB 316, what to expect in the rollout of the equipment, how the technology works, and what training and support will be offered to local election officials.
« Keeping Rural Georgia from Falling Behind
Attend this session to hear a panel discussion on initiatives to promote economic development and quality of life in rural Georgia. Topics will include expanding rural broadband, providing rural Georgia with an adequate healthcare network, workforce development and business recruitment. Don’t miss this opportunity to discuss solutions for keeping rural Georgia a viable place to live and prosper.
« Selecting and Monitoring EMS Services
Come learn about the new rules, regulations and processes put in place by the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) for reviewing and choosing an EMS provider.
« The Future of Moving Freight and People in Georgia
This session will explore new transportation technology and highlight legislative efforts to fund airports and expand transit. In addition, participants will be updated on the work of the newly appointed Georgia Commission on Freight and Logistics.
*** More on each session can be found on the conference agenda.
Lifelong Learning Academy
There are two opportunities to get Lifelong Learning Academy course credit during the Legislative Leadership Conference on October 2nd and 4th. You can also earn Continuing Education credit at conference sessions on October 3rd.
Secure Your Conference Housing by August 30
ACCG has blocks at two hotels for conference attendees. To secure a room at one of the conference hotels, please make your reservation by Friday, August 30 after you have registered for the conference.
**Please check the Visit Athens website for information on the conference hotels (including maps), The Classic Center and other area attractions – https://www.visitathensga.com/.
Appoint Your County Voting Delegate for the Business Session
Ensuring that all counties' voices are heard is a priority of ACCG. The association encourages every county to appoint a voting delegate to vote on the 2020 Legislative Agenda and Legislative Priorities during this year's business session. The business session will take place on Thursday, October 3 at 1:45 p.m. Be sure to complete the voting delegate form by Friday, August 30 and return it to Monique Jackson by emailing email@example.com or faxing (678) 626-9642.