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Thursday, July 14

  • 9 a.m. – noon  Preconference Workshops:
      - Civic Storytelling: How to Create Real World Connection in a Digital Age (handout)
      - Mobile Workshop: Sustainable Design Practices: How Cities Large and Small Can Lead the Way in Building a Resilient Future (presentation)
  • 3:15 – 4:00 p.m.  Concurrent Sessions
     - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: What it is, Why it Matters and How SC Cities are Bringing it to the Forefront (presentation)
     - Policing and the Reform Movement: What Councils Need to Know (presentation)

Friday, July 15

  • 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.   Opening Session - Keynote: Matt Lehrman, Managing Director, Social Prosperity Partners (audio)
    - President Kathy Pender remarks (audio)
    - President-elect Rick Osbon remarks (audio)
    - Executive Director Todd Glover (audio)
  • 2:15 - 3:15  Concurrent Sessions

     - Population 20,000 and above: Keeping the Party Safe (presentation)
     - Population 5,000 – 20,000: Economic Development (presentation)
     - Population below 5,000: Police Reform and Incivility (presentation)
  • 3:30 - 4:15 p.m. 2022 State Legislature Wrap-Up (audio)

Saturday, July 16

  • 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Awards Presentation
  • 10:00– 11:00 a.m.  Concurrent Sessions
     - Social Media Pointers and Pitfalls for Elected Officials (presentation)
     - Five Questions to Ask Your Business Licensing Officials (presentation)
    After the passage of Act 176, there are several things your city needs to be doing to ensure compliance. This session will cover common problems cities need to tackle.
  • 11:15 a.m. – noon  Concurrent Sessions
     - Do You Really Need to Leave the Room? Conflicts of Interest and Recusals (presentation)
     - The SC Election Commission's Role in Municipal Elections (presentation)