Transforming Local Government Conference

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Online + July 28-30

Your TLG2020 Experience is all you need. Right now.

Featuring inspiring keynotes, best case responses to the crises caused by COVID-19, as well as educational sessions spotlighting the craft, creativity, and innovation of local government communities.

Tuesday, July 28, kicks off with two pre-conference workshop: The Essential Skills of Effective Change Makers and Smart Cities with Oracle.

Wednesday and Thursday, July 29 and 30, are filled with five jam-packed hours of showcasing the TLG content you know, love and need right now.

Our previously scheduled live keynotes Rebecca Ryan, Dr. Marie People, Pam Davis and Ed Zuerher, will join you from our virtual main stage. Be assured; their content has evolved with relevancy to today’s “next normal” challenges. We’ll be adding a fourth keynote, so keep an eye out for this special guest.

The Online TLG Experience doesn’t stop there. We’ll be facilitating meaningful networking so you can expand your personal network, opening our virtual expo hall for you to learn about new products and services and we will collectively be celebrating our 2020 Alliance for Innovation Award winners.

Can’t make it to the entire program? We got your back. Everyone who registers will be provided with 30 days to access the complete conference program, enabling you to binge on sessions you might have missed or ones you want to re-watch.

Were you already registered for the live Phoenix event? Learn how you can transfer your registration fees here»

When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.

— Wayne Dyer

About the
TLG2020 ONLINE Conference

At TLG we seek out the trailblazers and entrepreneurs and unleash their super-powers.

We reject the business as usual of the naysayers and blaze our own path.

Together we lead the movement to actively drive innovation in our organizations and communities.

We shine the spotlight where it has never been before but should have been long ago.

Peer-to-Peer Collaboration

Innovation Solutions Marketplace

Immersive Education

Meaningful [and fun] Networking

Who should Attend the TLG Conference...

Only those seeking to pivot and actively transform their communities and take them places they’ve only dreamed of going.

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What Topics we will Discuss


Organizational Culture

From continuous improvement to prototyping and more – Gain new best practices to make cultural shifts that fuel innovation.


Are you seeking new strategies for breaking down barriers to innovation, transparency in this digital age, or designing future city models? We’ve got what you seek, at our not so typical smart cities conference.


Collaboration is the key to great success. Learn about building organizational capacity in the areas of Local & Regional Partnerships, Emerging Research Participation, and Member Mentorship.

County Govt

Learn what forward-thinking counties are doing to advance their innovation initiatives – From technology to hurricane mapping, housing solutions and more.


Challenges such as affordability, zoning laws and homelessness impact every community. Learn how leading jurisdictions are taking innovative approaches to these challenges and more.


Spirited participatory budgeting and capital improvements planning take skills. Level Up with these sessions.


From tracking city/county vehicles to municipal parking, automated vehicles and micromobility – We have sessions to tackle them all.

Public Safety

Do your approaches to helping people need reforms? Are you seeking to shift paradigms? Learn what innovative communities are doing to make needed shifts.

COVID-19 Response

As unknown and unprecedented as these times are, still local government is called to respond and meet the needs of the communities. Hear how innovators around the country did just that.