Current and Recent Teleconference Series

2016-2017 Local Government Issues, Challenges, and Strategies Teleconference Series

2016-2017 Teleconferences from October 4, 2016 through July 18, 2017

Hear experts discuss issues of current concern to local government officials in Wisconsin–from elections to broadband to road funding.

There will be time for questions. All teleconferences are on Tuesday mornings from 10:00 am to 11:30 am.

  • Voter Registration and I.D. presented by Allison Coakley, Elections Training Coordinator, Wisconsin Elections Commission
    October 4, 2016 available for purchase on the Learning Store.
  • Broadband in Rural Wisconsin: Taking Steps Forward presented by Angie Dickinson, State Broadband Director, PSC Mary Kluz, Community Development Specialist, UW-Extension’s Broadband E-Commerce & Education Center; Maria Alvarez-Stroud, Director, UW-Extension’s Broadband E-Commerce & Education Center
    10:00 am- 11:30 am Tuesday, November 15, 2016
  • Assessing And Addressing Local Service Needs presented by Dan Veroff, UW-Madison Applied Population Lab; Jon Hochkammer, Wisconsin Counties Association
    10:00 am- 11:30 am Tuesday, December 20, 2016 
  • Fire and EMS Planning Amid Changing Demographics presented by  Dan Veroff, UW-Madison Applied Population Lab; Jim Case, Assistant Chief, Wauwatosa Fire Department; Jon Hochkammer, Wisconsin Counties Association
    10:00 am- 11:30 am Tuesday, January 17, 2017
  • Cybersecurity presented by John Dirkse, Executive Vice President, Aegis Corporation, General Administrator of the Wisconsin County Mutual Insurance Corporation; Eduard Goodman, Chief Privacy Officer IDT911; Bill Kriese, Marketing Relationship Manager, Rural Mutual Insurance Company
    10:00 am- 11:30 am Tuesday, February 21, 2017 
  • Managing Public Records presented by Holly Wilson, J.D. of Stafford & Rosenbaum, LLC 10:00 am- 11:30 am Tuesday, March 21, 2017 
  • Manure Management: Issues for Local Officials presented by Ken Genskow, UW-Madison Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning; Kevin Erb, UW-Extension Environmental Resources Center; Becky Larson, UW-Madison Dept. of Biological Systems Engineering; Cheryl Skolaas, UW Center for Agricultural Safety and Health 
    10:00 am- 11:30 am Tuesday, April 18, 2017
  • Road and Transportation Funding presented by  Mark O’Connell, Executive Director, Wisconsin Counties Association; Jerry Deschane, Executive Director, Wisconsin League of Municipalities; Mike Koles, Executive Director, Wisconsin Towns Association
    10:00 am- 11:30 am Tuesday, May 16, 2017
  • Filling Our Shoes: Where will the next generation of local officials come from? presented by Mark O’Connell, Executive Director, Wisconsin Counties Association; Jerry Deschane, Executive Director, Wisconsin League of Municipalities; Mike Koles, Executive Director, Wisconsin Towns Association; Dan Hill, Local Government Specialist, UW-Extension’s Local Government Center
    10:00 am- 11:30 am Tuesday, June 20, 2017
  • How to Use State Contracts for Local Government Purchasing presented by James Langdon, Administrator, Division of Enterprise Operations, Wisconsin Department of Administration 
    10:00 am- 11:30 am Tuesday, July 18, 2017

These teleconferences are audio-only. You attend by telephone. Connection information and reference materials are sent one week before the presentation.

TO REGISTER: Register online or call 608-262-0810 to register by phone. Helpful Hints: When you register, use an email address that comes to you individually, so that you receive the supporting materials directly. And, use a telephone with a mute feature.

Registration fee is $20.00, ($150.00 if you register for all ten).

For more information about each teleconference, download the 2016 Local Government Issues, Challenges, and Strategies teleconference series brochure.

Fall 2015-Winter 2016

From October 2015 through February 2016, the following topics are available on the Learning Store. The teleconferences below have already taken place. You can order an audiostream (digital audio file plus pdf of written materials) of each presentation for $28 from the UW- Extension Learning Store.

TO PURCHASE: Visit the Learning Store website to purchase past teleconference programs. Each program costs $28 and includes a link to the audiostream and the digital pdf file.

For more complete program information, download the Current Issues brochure.

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(PDF file, 640 kb, 2 pages)

Archived Materials

2014-2015 Current Issues Affecting Local Government Officials

From October 2014 through February 2015, the following topics are available on the Learning Store. The teleconferences below have already taken place. You can order an audiostream (digital audio file plus pdf of written materials) of each presentation for $28 from the UW- Extension Learning Store.

TO PURCHASE: Visit the Learning Store website to purchase past teleconference programs. Each program costs $28 and includes a link to the audiostream and the digital pdf file.

For more complete program information, you can download the brochure.

 

Can’t Attend?

Order a materials bundle via the corresponding brochure or by contacting the Local Government Center, 608-262-9960 or 608-262-9961, or you may order the online audiostream.
Those teleconference programs that have been recorded are available on the Learning Store website.