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Local Government Education

Schedule of Events - TENTATIVE FOR 2017

To help you plan your week, we have the following events scheduled.

Daily Classes

Monday-Thursday classes begin promptly at 8:00 a.m. and end around 5:00 p.m.
Friday classes begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at 11:00 a.m.

Lunch (included in your registration fee) is from 12:00 Noon to 12:45 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Morning refreshments will be coffee and tea.
Afternoon refreshments will include a beverage and snack.

 

Sunday

All Attendees:

6:00-7:30 p.m. Check-In to the Institute

Pick up your Schedule and Handouts the night before to avoid lines in the morning.

First Year Clerks and Treasurers only:

6:30-7:15 p.m. First Year Welcoming Reception

The First Year Welcoming Reception is a fun event that gives First Year students coming to the Institute a chance to meet their mentor and new classmates.
Look for your mentor’s name on the tables. (Dinner will NOT be provided this year.)

7:30-8:00 p.m. First Year Orientation

Monday

6:30-8:00 a.m. Check-In to the Institute

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Courses

5:15-5:45 p.m. Information Session: How to Become a Certified Clerk or Treasurer

Open to all interested persons who would like information on applying Institute courses toward Certifications.

Tuesday

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Courses

5:00-6:00 p.m. Radisson Manager's Reception

This get-together is another opportunity to make new friends and renew old friendships. The hotel bar is available to purchase refreshments and hors d'oeuvres.

Wednesday

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Courses

5:30-8:00 p.m. All Conference Event - ON BROADWAY Farmers Market

The Wednesday ON BROADWAY Farmers Market is one of Wisconsin’s top two largest farmers market. With over 170 vendors coming from a radius of 60 to 90 miles away, it is the place to be on Wednesday evenings.  This amazing extravaganza in the historic downtown Broadway District features live entertainment, fruits, vegetables, arts, crafts, fresh and hot food, boutique shopping, desserts and drinks. It is a lively fun place to spend a pleasant evening. 

Bus transportation will be provided to the Farmers Market. Buses will load at 5:30 p.m. at the Radisson. The return from the Market will be staggered to provide you flexibility.  The Market closes at 8:00 pm. The last bus will load at 8:00 p.m. at the Farmers Market. The bus schedule will be posted on the bulletin board.

Thursday

8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Courses

5:00-6:30 p.m. Class Photos

Check the bulletin board for the time for your track's group photo. Please arrive promptly in the hotel lobby.

6:45-9:00 p.m. Graduation Banquet and Graduation Ceremonies

All are invited! This program is one of our proudest moments at the Institute. Don’t miss this opportunity to honor our graduates. We also recognize and pass out scholarships to the recipients for next year. The Graduation Banquet is included in your Institute tuition fee.

Friday

8:00-11:00 a.m. Courses - Institute Ends