Virginia Tech - Invent the Future
Professional Development in Local Government - August 8-9, 2016 - Roanoke, Virginia

Join us for an exciting opportunity to network and learn with local government professionals from throughout the Commonwealth. This year’s conference has been expanded to two full days with sessions including discussion of contemporary leadership trends and the next big thing facing local governments. Our keynote speaker is Kim Payne, retiring Lynchburg City Manager, and Dr. John Nalbandian returns as our featured guest.

  • LEARN how to improve services to citizens, save costs and transform culture

  • EXPLORE lessons learned in risk management

  • ENGAGE in discussion of how to create the future-ready community

Sponsored by:

The Center for Organizational and Technological Advancement (COTA)

The College of Architecture and Urban Studies' Center for Public Administration and Policy and

School of Public and International Affairs

Contact Information:

Robyn Smyth

Martha Franklin


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