Training & Conferences

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Free Webinar: What You Need to Know for the 2020 Census—Organizing for a Complete Count

The 2020 Census is coming up fast! Learn about your city's role in the upcoming Census during this free training.
Learn more about this upcoming webinar

2018 Regional Meetings

At the Metro Meeting, hear about how local leaders are taking steps to advance racial equity, learn about how three cities have been working to increase community engagement, get practical tips on how to build consensus, and take part in the Metro Cities Policy Adoption.
Get more details about this fall's meetings

Newly Elected Officials: 2019 Leadership Conference

Get the information and tools you need to successfully navigate your new leadership role and develop essential meeting management and collaboration skills to effectively govern your city. Plus, have time to build connections with fellow newly elected officials and experienced officials.
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Experienced Officials: 2019 Leadership Conference

Learn how to use communication styles to build understanding and trust, discover tips to communicate clearly, and explore how you can effectively engage others to work better as a team. Plus, build connections with newly elected and experienced officials.
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Recorded Webinar: Fair Share Fees … Going, Going, Gone

Learn what the Janus v. AFSCME decision means for your city’s payroll practices and union members, what the decision may mean long term for public sector unions, and the potential impact on your city.
View a recording of the webinar

LMC Webinars

The League frequently offers webinars on timely issues affecting cities. Recent webinars have been presented on:

  • NLC's Service Line Warranty Program
  • 2018 Legislative Preview and City Advocacy
  • Complying with the New Small Cell Wireless Law
  • Finance Fundamentals for City Clerks
  • What's in YOUR Brain? Understanding Unconscious Bias
  • Hackers and Crackers: Your Cybersecurity Toolkit
  • Drones in the City—How to Fly within the Law

Access recordings and presentation slides of recent webinars

City Learning Point—professional online training for Minnesota cities

This online training program provides city officials and staff with professional development opportunities created specifically for them. Sign up now for the new Respectful Workplace course, and check out the Human Resources Basics for Managers Series and the first course in the Land Use Series.
Read more and register for City Learning Point courses