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Tuesday, March 7 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Pooling Considerations for Public Engagement

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Public engagement in local governments is an interesting topic for civics class, but why does it matter to pools? Public engagement gone wrong can create unnecessary conflicts or hinder resolution. In today’s world it doesn’t take long for a public entity member in crisis to rack up a million dollars or more in loss costs resulting from unhealthy levels or expressions of conflict. Learn about one pool’s story, research, resources and insights into public engagement done right and the value of helping pool members productively manage public conflict.

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Aimee Gourlay

Director of Mediation Center, Hamline University School of Law
Aimee Gourlay JD is CEO of Mediation Center, an affiliate of Mitchell Hamline Law School's Dispute Resolution Institute, for whom she is also a Senior Fellow and Adjunct Professor.Aimee brings 30 years of experience managing mediation programs, designing and providing adult education... Read More →
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Dan Greensweig

Assistant Administrator, League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust
Dan Greensweig is the Assistant Administrator of the League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust. He has also served as the Director of Operations and General Counsel for the Minnesota Association of Townships Insurance Trust, as an Assistant State Auditor and Director of that office's... Read More →

Tuesday March 7, 2017 11:30am - 12:30pm EST
National Ballroom D