2014 Young Professionals Leadership
Institute-Mountain Plains Region

April 30 - May 1, 2014
Hilton DFW Lakes Conference Center
1800 Highway 26 East, Grapevine, TX

Announcements: Online Registration is Open. Don't miss this unique professional development and networking opportunity.

The ICMA University presents this Institute as a special two day offering to Young Professionals on the Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning preceding the ICMA Summits in the Southeast, Northeast, Midwest, Mountain Plains and West Coast Regions. Content includes identification of effective management and supervision styles with Felicia Logan, a discussion with Bob O’Neill and a session on life balance in a 24/7 work world. Managers are encouraged to invite young professionals to attend this leadership institute.


  • Men, Women, Work and the Will to Lead
  • Conversation with  Bob O'Neill
  • ICMA-RC Workhsop: How to Make Your Money "Lean In"

Men, Women, Work and the Will to LEAD

The lessons of Lean In are directly applicable to young professionals in local government so come prepared to learn new strategies and to share stories of when you chose to step up (or not) at work, at home, and at play. This session is all about building individual effectiveness that can be applied in your organization and your life regardless of your gender. Remember that “careers are jungle gym, and not a ladder” (Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead). Reading the Sheryl Sandberg in advance will enhance the discussion, but you can participate fully without having read the book.

Conversation with Bob O'Neill

Work Session with ICMA-RC: How to Make Your Money "Lean In"

Join the conversation with ICMA-RC professionals about how to make smart financial decisions now that will let you Lean In.

Room Reservations

Venue Details
Hilton DFW Lakes Conference Center

Telephone Reservations:  817-481-8444

Online reservations at:  Hilton DFW Conference Center

ICMA Room Rate:  $139.00

Indicate that you are attending the ICMA Young Professionals Leadership Institute.

Hotel Cut-off:  April 18, 2014

Questions about the YPLI: Contact Donna-Renee Arrington via email or at 202-962-3691

Cancellations: A $50 processing fee will be charged for any YPLI cancellation.

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

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