2016 ICMA Southeast Regional Summit

March 31 - April 1, 2016, 1:00 PM - 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Doubletree Savannah Historic District
411 West Bay Street, Savannah, GA 31401
$295 ICMA Members; Nonmembers: $395;
For the workshop only, use the alternate registration form.




Thursday, March 31-Friday, April 1, 2016

The Emerging Professionals Leadership Institute precedes each regional summit. Managers are encouraged to invite early career professionals and emerging leaders to attend this leadership institute. 

Workshops and special sessions

You Have What it Takes to Be a Resilient Leader

Tools for the Balancing Act

  • Exploring local government success criteria and understanding the psychological characteristics that define leaders.
  • Workshop Leaders: David M. Limardi, ICMA Midwest Regional Director and Robert R. Kiely, Jr., City Manager, Lake Forest, IL

A Conversation with Felicia Logan and Bob O'Neill: Staff Meetings that Create Organizational Engagement

  • If your staff meetings are dull and uninspiring, if your team members question the usefulness of meetings, or if you find yourself trying to avoid staff or team meetings, this session will provide you with specific skills to improve meetings and engagement inside your organization.
  • Learn the four functions of meetings and five tips to create better meetings. 
  • Pre-reading of The Advantage by Patrick Lencioni is encouraged.



10:00am-1:00pm: Special Session! You Have What it Takes to Be a Resilient Leader, presented by ICMA in collaboration with Women Leading Government (includes lunch-separate registration is a MUST!)

1:00-1:30pm: Summit check-in

1:30-5:00pm: Summit Workshop

5:30-8:30pm: Reception (sponsored by ICMA-RC) and dinner


7:30am: Breakfast

8:15am-12:00pm: Regional Summit concludes-“A Conversation with Felicia Logan & Bob O’Neill: Staff Meetings That Create Organizational Engagement” followed by ICMA regional business meeting

Venue Details

The Regional Summit will be held at the  Doubletree Savannah Historic District on Thursday and at the Hilton Garden Inn Savannah Historic Distrcit on Friday morning.

ICMA Room Rate

The discounted room rate is no longer avaiable.

Hotel Reservations

Reserve by phone: 912 721 2305

Indicate that you are attending the ICMA Southeast Regional Summit.  You may ask if they will honor the ICMA group rate ($199-Hilton Garden Inn/$229-Doubletree); the hotels are no longer obligated to do so.


March 9 | Hotel Special Rate Deadline

March 24 | Cancellation Deadline with $35 fee: Notice of cancellation or substitution must be received in writing to  Cancellations received after this date will not be refunded.


Contact Felicia Littky at or call 202-962-3656.

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*Join the Mid-Career Managers Institute (MCMI): If you are a mid-career professional and want to engage in a focused course of study and connect w/others who are mid-career, this is a great time to register for the Mid-Career Institute. Read the full description and register for the MCMI here.




This event is made possible through generous support from our partner, ICMA-RC.

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