Training & Conferences

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Free Webinar: 2019 Legislative Preview and City Advocacy

Tune into this free webinar to hear from the League’s intergovernmental relations (IGR) team about the new political landscape and what cities can expect during the 2019 legislative session.
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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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2019 Legislative Conference for Cities

Join more than 150 city officials in St. Paul as you learn more about what cities can expect from the Legislature this year, discover how city priorities are faring so far, and more.
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Recorded 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 training, recorded live on Nov. 19 with State Demographer Susan Brower.

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LMC Webinars

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

  • Janus v. AFSCME
  • 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

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