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The WCA Annual Conference. WCA board meetings. Educational seminars. These are just a few of the many events the association plans, promotes and execute every year. From scheduling speakers to securing room blocks, an important part of the operations of the association come in the form of event coordination.
WCA ANNUAL CONFERENCE
The conference is held every fall in various locations around the state and is a unique opportunity for county officials to come together and learn from one another, as well as receive updates on county issues.
- » 2017 WCA Annual Conference Tentative Agenda
- » Hotel Map
- » Register online for the 2017 WCA Annual Conference
- » Conference Hotel Room Block Info
WCA also hosts the "WCA Marketplace" in conjunction with the conference that features vendors offering services and goods to county government.
- » See our new video on the benefits of the WCA Marketplace here!
- » Learn more about the 2017 WCA Marketplace
- » Be a sponsor or exhibitor by filling out our simple online form
Each February, WCA holds its annual Legislative Exchange in Madison. The two-day meeting provides a briefing on legislative proposals affecting counties and reports by WCA legislative staff and state officials.
- WCMIC Claims Committee
- June 23, 2017 9:30 AM
- Holiday Inn & Convention Center
- 1001 Amber Avenue
- Stevens Point, WI 54481
- Phone: 715-344-0200
The conference is held every fall in various locations around the state and is a unique opportunity for county officials to come together and learn from one another, as well as receive updates on county issues. WCA also hosts the "WCA Marketplace" in conjunction with the conference that features vendors offering services and goods to county government.
2017 Annual Conference & Marketplace
September 24-26, 2017
1305 Kalahari Dr.
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Kalahari Resort & Convention Center (Map)
Exhibitor or Sponsor» Learn more about the WCA Marketplace
» Be a sponsor or exhibitor by filling out our simple online form
» See our new video on the benefits of the WCA Marketplace here!
Contact Cheryl Fleck, WCA Marketing and Events Manager at 866.404.2700 or via email.
WCA sponsors educational seminars on a regular basis to keep county officials informed on changing laws and county responsibilities in a variety of programs. Please check here for topics for upcoming seminars, as well CLE credits.
|1/25/16||County Board Organizational Meeting||4.5 hours|
|2/29/16||Just Fix It||1 hour|
|5/23/16||Contracting 101: A Legal Perspective||1 hour|
|7/25/16||Navigating Employment Regulations and Investing in Effective Personnel Practices||2 hours|
|8/22/16||Open Meetings, Public Records, and Drafting Meeting Notices: What Every County Official Should Know||2 hours|
2015 CLE Credits
|4/20/15||Emergency Management for Counties||3.5 hours|
|6/22/15||Implements of Husbandry - Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow||4.5 hours|
|7/20/15||Construction Contracts Made Easy||4.5 hours|
|8/17/15||Broadband Development and the Role of County Government||4.5 hours|
|10/19/15||Sustainability Success Stories||1 hour|
|11/16/15||Fraud Risk, Awareness, Prevention, Management and Response||4.5 hours|
|12/14/15||Evaluating Your County Departments||1 hour|
For a complete listing of CLE credits approved by the Supreme Court of Wisconsin's Board of Bar Examiners click here.
2017 WCA Webinars
- Becoming Proactive with Facilities Asset Management and an Introduction to WIFMA (5/22/2017)
St. Croix County Facilities Director and Founder of Wisconsin Facilities Management Association (WIFMA), Jim Elsbury will share with you two methods to manage and maintain your facilities assets. Mr. Elsbury will also introduce WIFMA, the State's first association for Public Facilities Management employees. Mr. Elsbury will be joined in the webinar by Luke Perkerwicz, Co-Founder and Vice-President of Sales and Marketing of AkitaBox and Chad Rykal, Vice-President of CR-BPS.
Listen to the 05.22.17 webinar here.
- The State of Broadband in Wisconsin 2017 (2/27/2017)
State CIO David Cagigal and State Broadband Director Angie Dickison will discuss initiatives to improve broadband access in Wisconsin. Economic development, education, public safety and telemedicine are just a few areas where services can be improved. Funding sources at the federal and state level will play a critical role in addressing the underserved and unserved areas of the state. Public and private partnerships will also be critical to our success. What are the next steps government and private sector partners must take in order to understand the demand and priorities over the next few years?
Listen to the 02.27.17 webinar here.
- nEXT Generation Update, Recommendations, and Feedback (2/13/2017)
- UW Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Cathy Sandeen and Director of Cooperative Extension Karl Martin will walk through the first in a series of recommendations regarding the nEXT Generation Update.
Listen to the 02.13.17 webinar here.