Individual proposals must be received by January 17, 2024, to be considered by the topic committees for inclusion in the program. Proposals should focus on local government implementation. Ideas for proposals are listed here, but other ideas are welcome. 
Note: The conference will be held as an in-person event only.    
Proposal Format 
  • Two pages maximum and submitted in a PDF file format
  • Underline the name of the person who will coordinate the session 
  • The proposal must include the following:
    • Presenter(s) name and credentials
    • Affiliation, and
    • Contact information, including email address
Speaker Expenses 
If selected, travel and lodging expenses are the responsibility of the panelists. Speakers will not be required to purchase a ticket to attend the Summit. 
Important Dates 
Call for Presentations Opens: October 4, 2024 
Proposal Submission Deadline: January 17, 2024
Acceptance Notification: February 18, 2024
Selection Process 
Speakers will be notified whether their proposal has been selected by February 18, 2024, and will be provided with additional logistical information.  
Contact Cara Serra 
Principal Resiliency Planner