Please visit the Speakers page for more information about the featured presenters at this year's Annual Conference. 

The Session Descriptions page contains more details on each session/workshop at the conference.

Click here for a print-friendly PDF version of the agenda. Click the tabs below to view each day's schedule. 

Links to presentation files, if available, can be found under each session's title below.

  1. Thursday, August 11
  2. Friday, August 12
  3. Saturday, August 13
  4. Sunday, August 14
Thursday, August 11 Time Location
County Invitational Golf Tournament 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Tanglewood Park
Davidson County Tour Hosted by President-Elect Fred McClure
Departs from the front of the Benton Convention Center
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Davidson County 
Registration Desk Hours 9 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Benton Convention Center Foyer 
LELA Seminar: Managing Conflict Constructively with Dan Clark 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. North Main Hall F & G 
Exhibit Show Hours Noon - 6 p.m. South Main Hall
Opening Reception Noon - 1:30 p.m. South Main Hall
Workshop Block I - Public Health Connections and Hot Topics

2:45 - 4 p.m.

North Main Hall D
Workshop Block I - County Authority for Public Schools, Statutorily Speaking
2:45 - 4 p.m.

North Main Hall C
Workshop Block I - Tips and Tools for Reaching Your Latino Population 2:45 - 4 p.m. North Main Hall B  
Workshop Block I - Social Security: Choice of a Lifetime 2:45 - 4 p.m. North Main Hall E
Workshop Block II - How a Bill Becomes a Law, and What It Means Once It Does 4:15 - 5 p.m. North Main Hall F & G  
Workshop Block II - Community Paramedicine/Mobile Integrated Healthcare: Addressing Tomorrow's Needs 4:15 - 5 p.m. North Main Hall D  
A Toast to Innovation: 
Reception hosted by Local Government Federal Credit Union
5 - 6 p.m. South Main Hall
First Night Celebration, Hosted by NC Cooperative Extension
(Formerly known as Horn O'Plenty)
6 - 8:30 p.m. North Main Hall