Schedule & Sessions

The NJLM Conference 2020 examines the municipal outlook in the decade to come. The 105th League Conference will be held at the Atlantic City Convention Center Nov. 17-19 with exhibit move-in Nov. 16.

Schedule

October

October 4 -Preliminary Resolutions due to League
October 18 - Full text of all resolutions submitted by member officials due at League office     

November  

Monday, November 16 

Exhibitor Move-In

Tuesday, November 17
Conference and Exhibits Open

12:00 Noon 
12th Annual Sustainable Jersey Awards Luncheon

2:00 p.m. 
The League Welcome Cafe: Orientation
An Update from the Division of Local Government Services (GFOA/TCTA/NJLM)  
Laughter & Leadership: How Humor Can Make You a Better Leader
Managing Litter During a Pandemic
Bringing Wellness to Your Community: Mayors Wellness Campaign
Mayors Committee on Art & Culture
Strengthening the Vitality of Your Community Through Placemaking 

3:00 p.m.   
NJLM RESOLUTIONS COMMITTEE

3:45 p.m.   
Reinventing Your Downtown After Economic Upheaval
School & Municipal Cooperation
SHBP/PERS Update
Energy Master Plan
Municipal Emergency Management in the Age of COVID-19
Continuing Communication During a Crisis
Sustainable Jersey Grants and Technical Assistance Programs

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

9:00 a.m.    
Affordable Housing Update (NJPO/NJLM)
Technology to the Rescue: Resiliency During Social Distancing
Economic Stimulus
Sustainable Jersey Program Update: New Actions & Initiatives

9:00 a.m.- Noon
Cannabis Tandem Session

10:45 a.m. 
ABC of Alcoholic Beverage Control
Urban Mayors
Effective Management of Municipal Water Resources

12:15 p.m.   
MAYORS’ BOX LUNCH

2:00 p.m.   
Elected Officials Primer: Budget & Procurement
Recent OPRA Decisions
Urban Enterprise Zone Assessment-Lessons & Next Steps
NBC-LEO
Legislative Leadership: Working Together for a Better NJ
Municipal Finance
Former Governors
Addressing Sexual Harassment in Government
Advancing Sustainable Energy Communities

3:45 p.m.    
Annual Risk Management Seminar
Procurement (NJLM /GPA)
Women’s Session
Opioids Response
Public Engagement: What’s the Point?

5:15 p.m.    
WOMEN IN MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT-Networking and Awards Event

Thursday, November 19, 2020

9:00 a.m.   
Interest Arbitration & Negotiations Update 2020
Public Contracts Law  & Regulation Update (GFOA/TCTA/GPA)
Planning Special Occasion Events (NJLM/NJPO)
Police-OHSP-Extremism
Municipal Waste Reduction Strategies

9:00-12:00 noon
Property Tax – Advanced (Tandem) (AMA/NJILGA)

10:45 a.m.  
Labor Law and Personnel Policy Update
OPMA & Civility: Administration of Public Meetings
Shared Services
Census 2020
Flood 2.0
Expanding Boundaries: Local Roles to Nurture Healthy Communities

12:00 Noon    
NJLM DELEGATES LUNCH

2:00 p.m.    
Powers & Authorities
Housing
Municipal Fleet Management and Encouraging EVs in Your Community

3:30 p.m.
NJLM Business Meeting

Session Basics

  • In addition to dozens of League sessions approved for CEUs, NJLM’s 21 Affiliated Associations are also producing sessions approved for CEUs.
  • There are also Exhibitor Learning Sessions sponsored by exhibitors and open to all conference delegates.

Check back often as this page will be updated as additional details become available!

GENERAL HOURS

Tuesday, November 17, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 18, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 19, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

EXHIBIT HOURS

Monday, November 16, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibitor Set-Up
Tuesday, November 17, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hours
Wednesday, November 18, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hours
Thursday, November 19, 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Exhibit Hours