Events


As a companion to the report Workforce of the Future: Strategies to Manage Change, SLGE conducted a webinar with slides attached and a recording linked here.

As part of the ICMA conference in Baltimore, September 23-26, 2018, SLGE staff will participate in or convene discussions around OPEBs, financial literacy programs for local government workers, the state of local retirement and health benefits, and non-traditional approaches to staffing.

Local government retirement and benefits research by SLGE and the National League of Cities was recently shared in a webinar on ‘The State of Local Retirement and Health Benefits’. A copy of the slide deck is available here.

The Center for State and Local Government Excellence hosted a webinar to review and discuss the new report – State and Local Government Workforce: 2018 Data and 10 Year Trends. For more information, please view the recording of the full webinar and download the webinar’s slide deck.  

The Center for State and Local Government Excellence (SLGE), the International Public Management Association for Human Resources, and Kronos share the findings of a October 2017 report on Succession Planning. This webinar describes: Leadership’s role in assessing, communicating, and supporting employee development The importance of employee engagement in talent development Innovative approaches to train and Read More

On October 2, 2017, SLGE held a Retirement (In)Security Summit in order to explore the implications of changing demographics, pension and health benefit trends and issues, and what strategies are effective in boosting retirement savings. Welcome: Joshua Franzel, President and CEO, The Center for State and Local Government Excellence (SLGE) Economic Challenges Facing Retirees and the Need Read More

The Center for State and Local Government Excellence (SLGE) and the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College (CRR) share their newest pension research and highlight “quick facts” from publicplansdata.org. In addition to looking at pension funding trends and payments of the employer’s required contribution, CRR researchers share how new pension accounting standards affect the Read More

On May 19, 2016, SLGE and the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College partnered to offer a free webinar showing users the new features and data sets that have been added to publicplansdata.org, including: (1) a map showing which state retirement plans are covered by Social Security and which ones are not; (2) retirement Read More

Public pensions continue to be a topic of great concern to state policymakers across the country. Struggling from years of insufficient contributions, combined with longer-living retiree populations, many states face mounting public pension liabilities. Understanding how your state’s plan compares to others around the country and having access to reliable data about pension plans are Read More

The Local Government Research Collaborative hosted a webinar on February 16, 2016 featuring SLGE’s “Workforce of Tomorrow” report. SLGE President/CEO Elizabeth Kellar reviewed the report’s findings and six action strategies. A panel of local government management experts described how they compete for talent and how to engage and manage that talent. Speakers: Karen Thoreson, Alliance Read More