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2021 AMM Spring Convention

This online event is made up of 7 webinars over 3 days.
Registration is now closed for this event.

The 2021 AMM Spring Convention offers municipal officials the opportunity to attend virtual presentations on valuable professional development topics and emerging municipal policy issues.

Continue to enhance your skills and role as municipal officials!

Registration is now closed for the Spring Convention.

Watch your inbox (and check your junk folder) for your confirmation to each of the webinars you selected.

If you have any questions about this meeting, please feel free to contact Donna Belbin, Events Coordinator at dbelbin@amm.mb.ca.

 

Registration fee is $25 plus GST per delegate and will cover one or all web-based presentations.

AMM will invoice following the event.

The schedule of presentations can be viewed below.

April 14 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Leaders Don't Arrive

Presented by Randy Grieser, Founder and Chief Vision Officer, ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership

Being an effective leader requires us to be thoughtful and intentional about what we do and how we do it – it takes time and requires work. Taking the time to think about leadership may not get the attention it warrants, yet it is one of the most important things we can do to raise the performance of both ourselves and our organization. The biggest hindrance to leadership development is ego. As leaders, we need to be careful not to think too highly of ourselves. In fact, if we begin to think of ourselves as special or extraordinary, we will be ineffective leaders.

Drawing from his book, The Ordinary Leader: 10 Key Insights for Building and Leading a Thriving Organization, Randy Grieser, CEO of ACHIEVE, will share what he’s learned from his own leadership journey. This presentation will challenge you to think critically about your own approach to leadership, and you will develop unique insights that will strengthen your abilities as a leader.

AMM Members registered for this presentation.

April 14 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Manitoba Infrastructure - Service Delivery

Join representatives from Manitoba Infrastructure for a session outlining components of the new Service Delivery framework and municipal partnership opportunities.

 

AMM Members registered for this presentation.

April 15 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Online Reputation Management

Presented by Nicole Harris, President, Maverick Media Solutions

In today’s social media world, managing your online reputation is more crucial than ever. The ability to deal effectively with the media in interview situations and the public in presentations is an important skill for communicators and anyone whose work includes a media/communications/information-provision dimension.

During this web presentation Nicole Harris, President of Maverick Media Solutions will share valuable tips and techniques to manage and protect your valuable reputation online. With dozens of examples and actionable tips this customized course showcases how a better online reputation can lead to fewer detractors, improved relationships with community partners and stronger credibility for your organization.

AMM Members registered for this presentation.

April 15 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Manitoba Justice – PSA Review and Policing Costs/Funding to Municipalities

Representatives from Manitoba Justice will provide a high-level overview of both reviews.

 

AMM Members registered for this presentation.

April 15 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Performance Assessment/Review for CAO

Presented by Edna Wollf, Director HR Consulting, People First HR Services

CAOs report to Council in their multi-faceted roles. They act as a liaison and leader in their communities, perform a management function in their municipal offices, and are both an adviser and implementor for elected officials. An effective assessment should ensure the municipality is being well served, while also providing growth opportunities. During this presentation, Edna Wollf will explore how to structure a fair and fulsome assessment.

AMM Members registered for this presentation.

Thank you AMM Members’ Program partner

for sponsoring this session.

 

April 16 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Cyber Liability Issues Affecting Municipalities

Presented by Mouna Hanna, Partner, Dolden Wallace Folick

If you use computers for any purpose in your business, you could be at risk for a cyber-attack or data breach. These attacks can have grave consequences for your organization, both financial and reputational.

During this web presentation, Mouna Hanna, Partner and Co-lead for Dolden Wallace Folick’s Cyber and Privacy Liability Practice Group, will address several of the most asked questions about forms of coverage, privacy issues and trends in cyber for municipalities.

AMM Members registered for this presentation.

Thank you to AMM Members’ Program partner

for sponsorship of this session.

 

April 16 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Manitoba Climate and Green Plan

Presenter: Honourable Sarah Guillemard, Minister of Conservation and Climate

Join the Honourable Sarah Guillemard, Minister of Conservation and Climate, for a high-level update on the status of the Manitoba Climate and Green Plan, including new initiatives moving forward and funding/partnership opportunities for municipalities.

 

AMM Members registered for this presentation.

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