TLG Program

Program schedule now available!

The 2019 Transforming Local Government Conference will take place April 9 -12 in Reno, Nevada. Early Rates end February 15, 2019!

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What to Expect

TLG is presented in partnership with the Alliance for Innovation and The City of Reno and County of Washoe, NV. It will be multiple days of carefully curated workshops, presentations and tours that will bring together more than 500 of the U.S. and Canada’s best and brightest municipal innovators.

The conference is designed for the civic disruptor, the municipal innovator, the team builder, the change-maker who wants to make communities, especially their local governments, even better.

It will be multiple days of carefully curated workshops, presentations and tours that will bring together more than 700 of the U.S. and Canada’s best and brightest municipal innovators.

TLG 2019 will take place in Reno, NV at the Reno Ballroom and Silvery Legacy Resort.

Time Event Location
MONDAY - APRIL 8
9AM - 11AM Tesla Gigafactory Tour Offsite
11AM - 1PM Tesla Gigafactory Tour Offsite
3PM - 5PM Tesla Gigafactory Tour Offsite
TUESDAY - APRIL 9
12:30PM - 5PM Registration Station Open Reno Ballroom Lobby
9AM - 11AM Tesla Gigafactory Tour Offsite
9:30AM - 3PM Visit Tahoe Tour Offsite
11AM - 1PM Tesla Gigafactory Tour Offsite
1PM - 4PM Renown Health Community Tour Offsite
1PM - 6PM Exhibitor Move in Offsite
1:30PM - 4:30PM

Pre-conference Sessions:

  • P2P (Procure-to-Pay)  It Won’t Cost You a Thing to Find Out What P2P Costs Your Local Government
 
3PM - 5PM Tesla Gigafactory Tour Offsite
5PM - 6PM Corporate Partner Reception TBA
7:30PM - 9:30PM Innovation Ambassador Activation TBA
WEDNESDAY - APRIL 10
9AM - 10:15AM Exhibitor Registration and Move-In Solutions Hub
8AM - 5PM Registration Station Open Reno Ballroom Lobby
8AM - 9AM Coffee, tea, juice service Solutions Hub
7:45AM - 8:30AM First time attendees session with nextERA, coffee and donuts Reno Balroom 5
8:30AM - 9AM Evaluation Committee Meeting Reno Ballroom 2
9AM - 10:30AM Opening Ceremonies, Award Presentations and Vinh Giang Keynote Reno Ballroom 3 & 4
10:30AM - 11AM Refreshment Break Solutions Hub
10:30AM - 6:30PM Exhibit Hall Open Solutions Hub
11AM - 12PM

General Sessions:

12PM - 1:30PM Innovation Academy Luncheon Silver Baron E
12PM - 1:30PM Lunch with exhibitors Solutions Hub
1:30PM - 5PM Artech Tour Offsite
1:30PM - 5PM Startup Riverwalk Tour Offsite
1:30PM - 2:30PM

General Sessions:

2:30PM - 3PM Refreshment Break Solutions Hub
3PM - 4PM

General Sessions:

4PM - 4:30PM BREAK Solutions Hub
4:30PM - 5PM

General Sessions:

  • Choose Your Own Adventure --- Reno Ballroom 2
  • Creating an Innovation Culture with Joel Carnes, Alliance President and CEO --- Silver Baron A
  • Innovation Award Winner Presentation --- Reno Ballroom 5
  • Executive Track Session --- Silver Baron CD
  • SURF Session --- Silver Baron B
5PM - 6:30PM Welcome Reception  
6PM Innovation Academy Class Celebration  
7PM Regional Networking Dinners  
THURSDAY - APRIL 11
7AM Morning Run Truckee River
8AM - 5PM Registration Station Open Reno Ballroom Lobby
8AM - 9AM Coffee, tea, juice service Solutions Hub
8AM - 10AM, 2:30PM - 4:30PM Exhibit Hall Open Solutions Hub
8:30AM - 11:45AM Regional Transportation Commission Coffee and Innovation Tour Offsite
9AM - 10AM

General Sessions:

10AM - 10:30AM BREAK Solutions Hub
10:30AM - 11:30AM

General Sessions:

11:30AM - 1:15PM Innovation Awards Luncheon Reno Ballroom 3 & 4
1:30PM - 2:30PM

General Sessions:

  • Hearing from your whole community: How we cut through the noise to build consensus for more affordable housing solutions, Placer County, CA --- Reno Ballroom 2
  • Don’t Launch a Stinker: Learn how to build an Innovation Program that Engages Everyone, Park District of Oak Park, IL --- Reno Ballroom 5
  • Intelligent Communities Session, Robert Bell --- Silver Baron A
  • Use of innovation to save lives in community swimming pools, LA County Parks and Recreation Department --- Silver Baron CD
  • Corporate Partner Presentation --- Silver Baron B
  • Dollhouses & Scavenger Hunts: How Decatur Fire Rescue Expanded their Community Engagement Efforts Beyond Fighting Fires, Decatur, GA
2:30PM - 3PM BREAK Solutions Hub
3PM - 4PM

General Sessions:

  • Leading for Collaborative Innovation, Chapel Hill, NC --- Silver Baron CD
  • Think Geek: Solving Challenges with Civic Technology, San Antonio, TX --- Reno Ballroom 5
  • Intelligent Communities Session, Robert Bell --- Silver Baron A
  • Economic Development Partnerships, Reno-Sparks Indian Colony --- Silver Baron E
  • nextERA Session --- Reno Ballroom 2
  • Corporate Partner Presentation --- Silver Baron B
4PM - 4:30PM BREAK Solutions Hub
4:30PM - 6PM Exhibitor Move out Solutions Hub
4:30PM - 5:00PM

Rapid Fire Sessions:

  • Maintaining an Innovation Culture with Joel Carnes, Alliance President and CEO --- Silver Baron A
  • Innovation Award Winner Presentation --- Silver Baron CD
  • SURF Session --- Silver Baron B
  • Leveraging Local Resources and Knowledge for Government Innovation: Building a Regional Network, Salinas, CA --- Reno Ballroom 2
5:30PM - 8:30PM Conference Festival Bundox Bocce
8:30PM nextERA Meetup

The Depot Craft Brewery Distillery, 325 E 4th St, Reno, NV 89512

FRIDAY - APRIL 12
7AM TGIF Yoga TBA
8AM - 12PM Registration Station Open Reno Ballroom Lobby
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Coffee, tea, juice service Reno Ballroom Lobby
9AM - 10AM

General Sessions:

10AM - 10:30AM BREAK Reno Ballroom Lobby
10:30AM - 12PM Closing Ceremonies and Keynote Reno Ballroom 3 & 4
12PM Conference Ends  


 

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