WCMA Summer Conference 2021

WCMA Conference Program


4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. What can we Learn from Past Leaders to be Better Mentors and Coaches?

                              Mentoring Handout


8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Welcome and Introductions

8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Keynote: “The Great Reset:  The Emerging Age of Reimagination, Reconnection and Renewal–and Generation RE” by Jack Uldrich  

                            Here’s a link where you can use to download Jack’s final PPT as well as a digital copy of his latest book. https://www.transferbigfiles.com/ca1b3889-3de0-4ee9-bc3f-59fb04e02802/LrW2Nu6iCVfExvN9TXIGEg2

10:30 AM -11:45 AM Employee Engagement:  Applying Lessons Learned to the New Workplace by Bob Lavigna

                              Employee Engagement presentation

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch, Awards, and Business Meeting 

12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.  Luncheon Keynote: “The Intersection of Lived and Learned Experience Through the Lens of Belonging” By Alonzo Kelly 

                              Intersection of Lived Experience_Kelly          

2:00 – 3:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions

SESSION 1: Policing in 2021 

SESSION 2: Ask an Attorney (no handout or presentation to post)

3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

SESSION 1: Unleashing Talent through Teamwork

SESSION 2: Round table on Current Topics affecting our 2022 Budgets and Planning

                           Roundtable Worker Comp

                           Roundtable Cyber Security

                           State Senate Bill

                           Baker Tilly


8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. SESSION: Leagues of WI Municipalities and WI Counties Association Legislative Update (no handout or presentation to post)

9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. SESSION: The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and Other News from Washington


11:00 a.m. – Noon Closing Keynote: “Critical Thinking for Leaders: Ask Better Questions to Get Better Results”

                            Critical Thinking for Leaders_Kelly

                            Critical Thinking handout_Kelly

                            Reasoning Handout_Kelly