MGMA 2017 State Leadership Conference Schedule at a Glance

We want to see your state or local MGMA organization succeed. Each year, the MGMA State Leadership Conference provides a means to improve and refine the internal workings of your association and learn about all of the resources available to you through MGMA.

The MGMA 2017 State Leadership Conference will feature sessions that cover leadership, growing your association, events and education planning and understanding roles and responsibilities, as well as a state staff track.

Thursday, Jan. 26

1:00-3:00 pm State Liaison outreach training (invitation only)
2:00-6:00 pm Registration open
3:00-5:00 pm ACMPE Forum Representative training (invitation only)
4:00-5:00 pm New state leader/staff and first time attendee orientation

Friday, Jan. 27

7:30 am-5:00 pm Registration open
7:30-9:00 am Breakfast in the Aurora Foyer (included in room rate)
7:30-8:30 am State and MGMA staff networking breakfast (invitation only)
8:45-9:45 am General Session: Kickoff and Welcome
9:45 am-5:00 pm MGMA Bookstore, MGMA DataDive and MGMA Stat open
9:45-10:00 am Networking break
10:00-11:00 am General Session: Washington Update
11:00-11:15 am Networking break
11:15 am-12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions: 100 Series
CON101 New to Board Leadership — I Signed Up. Now What?
CON102 Getting Your Organization Out There
CON103 MGMA Leaders Share Advocacy Success Stories
12:00-1:00 pm Networking lunch
1:00-1:45 pm Round Tables: A Series
A01 Individual Round Tables — Big Group Discussion
A02 Forum Representative Round Table
A03 State Staff Round Table
A04 Legislation Liaison Round Table
1:45-2:00 pm Networking break
2:00-2:45 pm Concurrent Sessions: 200 Series
CON201 Leading Volunteers: Cultivate, Collaborate, Communicate Impact!
CON202 Membership Recruitment, Retention and Pricing Strategies
CON203 Using Technology for Education: It’s Not as Scary as You Think
2:45-3:00 pm Networking break
3:00-3:30 pm Concurrent Sessions: 300 Series
CON301 Who Ya Gonna Call? MGMA Staff Based on Your Role
CON302 The Richest Man in Town
CON303 State Staff Session: New to Managing a State MGMA Affiliate
3:30-3:45 pm Networking break
3:45-4:15 pm Mixed Sessions: 400 Series
CON401 Fiduciary Responsibilities — Cash Flow
CON402 It Takes 4 to Tango … These People are Not Difficult, They are Just Different
CON403 State Staff Session: Bringing Them Back or Lessons Learned — Lapsed Members
4:15-4:30 pm Networking break
4:30-5:00 pm Mixed Sessions: 500 Series
CON501 Fiduciary Responsibilities: Financial Policies and Internal Controls
CON502 Leadership is a Marathon: How to Stay Fired Up, Pumped Up and Inspired
CON503 State Staff Session: Behave! Code of Conduct and Ethics Policy
5:00-6:00 pm Networking reception
6:30-10:30 pm Optional dine-around in Cherry Creek

Saturday, Jan. 28

7:30 am-12:15 pm Registration open
7:30 am-12:15 pm MGMA Bookstore open
7:00-8:30 am Breakfast in the Aurora Foyer (included in room rate)
8:00-8:20 am Joint Council of State Leaders (COSL) Q&A
8:20-10:00 am Council of State Leaders (COSL) meetings by section: B Series
B01: COSL Eastern Section
B02: COSL Midwest Section
B03: COSL Southern Section
B04: COSL Western Section
10:00-10:15 am Networking break
10:15-11:00 am Concurrent Sessions: 600 Series
CON601 Dealing with Difficult Board Members
CON602 Pros and Cons of Association Partnership
CON603 Conferences: Give Them What They Want
11:00-11:10 am Networking break
11:10 am-12:20 pm General Session: Passion! 8 Steps to Reignite Yours

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