Emerging Professionals Leadership Institute 


Registration Information: Special offering is $99 (2011 rate)

A special ICMA University leadership program that offers early career professionals and emerging leaders a way to build their leadership skill set through the art and practice of leadership.

ICMA University workshops are being presented as a special offering to early career professionals and emerging leaders, preceding the ICMA Regional Summits that are scheduled for March, April, and May in the Southeast, Northeast, Midwest, Mountain Plains, and West Coast regions. Managers, are encouraged to invite early career professionals and emerging leaders to attend this leadership institute.


Who Should Attend

  • Assistants
  • Assistant Managers
  • Those beginning their career path in local government
  • Managers, you are encouraged to invite early career professionals and emerging leaders to attend this leadership institute. 


  • Wednesday 1:30-4:00pm: ICMA University Workshop: StandOut2.0-Building a Culture of Strength Within the Organization
  • Wednesday 4:00-5:00pm: Work Session with ICMA-RC
  • Wednesday 5:00-6:00pm: Social Hour
  • Thursday 8:30-10:00am:  Breakfast followed by a Conversation with ICMA President, Lee Feldman, City Manager, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Thursday 10:00-1:00  EPLI participants will join the Regional Summit attendees for an Inclusiveness and Diversity session: Equity & Inclusivity in the Workplace and Our Communities.  The session will be followed by lunch.  Lunches are sponsored by Siemens (Midwest/West Coast), BoardDocs (Northeast), Cigna (Southeast/Mountain Plains).


An Emerging Professionals Leadership Institute precedes each of the ICMA Regional Summits.   

Reserve Early! Rooms are limited. If you need help finding accommodations, contact Felicia Littky at flittky@icma.org.  

Registration is Open!







Midwest Region 

March 8-9

Elk Grove, IL

Sheraton, Elk Grove

West Coast Region

March 22-23

Burlingame, CA


Hyatt Regency, Airport

Northeast Region

April 5-6

Newport, RI

Guerney's, Newport

Southeast Region

April 26-27

Gatlinburg, TN

Courtyard by Marriott & Gatlinburg Convention Center

Mountain Plains Region

May 2-3

Sandy City, UT

Hilton Garden Inn & Sandy City City Hall


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This Institute is made possible through generous support from our partner, ICMA-RC.



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