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Public Sector Workforce 2030: Planning for the Next Generation of State and Local Government Employees, September 26th and 27th, 2019

September 26 @ 5:30 pm - September 27 @ 4:00 pm


The Center for State and Local Government Excellence, The National League of Cities, and ICMA-RC are hosting an all-day summit on September 27, 2019, at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to equip state and local governments with new tools and ideas to plan for the public sector workforce of the future.  The summit will be preceded by a welcoming reception on September 26th at Sparrow rooftop bar at the Dalmar Hotel.

Registration is open!

The summit is complimentary, but seating is limited, so register today to guarantee your spot.  


Perspectives and Audiences:

A diverse mix of elected officials, government agency managers, retirement administrators, HR professionals, labor representatives, and the research community will provide a holistic view on the issues of:

Rethinking Retirement

    • Restructuring retirement plans to prepare for the “workforce of the future”
    • Applying models from other settings—private/nonprofit sectors, international or other levels of government
    • Using behavioral economics to encourage better saving habits among workers, especially those that may under save

Workforce Trends

    • Shaping the future workforce through recruitment and development
    • Responding to generational differences and demographic shifts
    • Identifying public sector positions experiencing growth and contraction, along with those most difficult to fill
    • Examining the role of technological advancements on the changing workforce
    • Adapting education systems and technical training to meet anticipated needs
    • Prioritizing equity and inclusion

Health and Wellness Benefits

    • Addressing the issue of work-life balance (e.g., family leave, elder care and other needs through different life stages)
    • Innovating around schedule flexibility, succession planning and advancement opportunities
    • Fostering a healthier workforce in a cost-effective manner


Selected Speakers Include:

  • Clarence Anthony, CEO and Executive Director, National League of Cities
  • Christina FitzPatrick, Policy Development and Integration Director, AARP
  • Dana Bilyeu, Executive Director, National Association of State Retirement Administrators and former Executive Officer of the Public Employees’ Retirement System of Nevada
  • Christina FitzPatrick, Policy Development and Integration Director, AARP
  • Ramiro Inguanzo, Board Member, Local Government Hispanic Network, and Assistant Village Manager, Bal Harbour, Florida
  • Ben Kittelson, Board Member, Engaging Local Government Leaders and Sr. Budget & Management Analyst, Durham, North Carolina
  • Chris Lagerbloom, City Manager, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Hawthorne E. Welcher, Jr., Director of Housing & Development, Augusta, Georgia
  • Stephen Williams, Health Department Director, Houston, Texas


Dates, Times, and Location:

Pre-Summit Reception: Thursday, September 26th, 5:30pm
Sparrow rooftop bar, Dalmar Hotel
        299 N. Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Directions

Summit: Friday, September 27th, 9:00am-4:00pm
Broward Center for the Performing Arts,
        201 SW 5th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Directions



Questions about Summit? [email protected]



September 26 @ 5:30 pm
September 27 @ 4:00 pm
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Fort Lauderdale
FL United States