120th League Annual Conference & EPW Institute

October 24-26, 2018 at Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells

Conference Preview

Registration Open

Online Registration Form  (Use this link to register and pay with a credit card online.)

Online Invoice Registration Form  (Use this link if you wish to register and be sent an invoice.)

Printable paper registration form available here. (PDF)

Printable 1-page agenda available here.  (PDF)

Hotel reservations will be accepted through September 23 or until the room block is completely booked.  Block Rate reservations ($115 Single/Double) will be available by calling Kalahari Resorts directly at 877-253-5466 and asking for League of Wisconsin Municipalities 2018 Block Rate.  

Wisconsin Artist Jason Kotecki: The Art of Tinkering

Friday, October 26. After three days of workshops on Finance, Planing, Ethics, Development, Strategic Collaboration, Pavement Preservation and Stormwater Management, top off the Conference with words of wisdom from a man whose memorable storytelling is designed to spark intentional thinking, empowering you to shift your perspective.


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2018 League Annual Conference Agenda

We may have to tinker with titles, speakers, and times.  This agenda is subject to change.  Click on underlined titles for workshop descriptions and speaker/presentation information.

Engineering & Public Works Institute workshops are marked with an asterisk (*) and will have on-site documentation for Professional Development Hours.  

  1. Wednesday, October 24
  2. Thursday, October 25
  3. Friday, October 26

8:00 a.m.         Registration Opens!

9:00 a.m.         Deep Dives Begin (two-hour workshops)  
New start time!

  1. Baraboo Tour (Bus seating limited and will require a ticket.  Please pre-register.) 
  2. Developing Workforce Housing
    Baker Tilly Presentation by Bill Boerigter
  3. Planning For and Recovering From a Disaster Event

9:00 a.m.         Mini Bar (four-hour workshop)
                        Fundamentals for Municipal Attorneys

10:00 a.m.       Exhibit Hall Opens--93 Vendors!

Noon               Light Lunch Buffet in the Exhibit Hall

1:00 p.m.         General Session

1:30 p.m.         Municipal Roundtable

3:30 p.m.         Engineering & Public Works Roundtable*

4:30 p.m.         President's Reception (hors d'oeuvres and drinks in the Exhibit Hall)

5:45 p.m.         Raffle Drawings for Exhibit Hall Gift Baskets

6:30 p.m.         Table for 10 Networking Dinner (Each person pays his/her own dinner tab.)

Check out the 2017 Annual Conference photo album on the League's Facebook page.