Chicago Metro Chapter - Automation in Local Government

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Time 11:30am
Location Vernon Hills Village Hall
290 Evergreen Drive
Vernon Hills IL 60061

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Delivery Method In Person
Field of Study Management Services - Technical
NASBA CPE Earn 1.00 CPE Hours
Contact Nicole Larson

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Prepping for the World of Tomorrow: Automation in Local Government

Please join the Chicago Metro Chapter for an enriching networking luncheon!  The world is moving faster and faster in the age of technology.  Every day we hear more and more about automation in workforce and how it will revolutionize the way people do business and upend entire industries. But what about government?  Government gets a bad reputation for being slow and inefficient, how can local governments begin to counter this view and show that government can work efficiently?  Enter automation for local governments.  

This session will discuss the reasons local government leaders should be looking to automate including efficiency, accuracy, and best practice leadership.  You will learn the benefits of automation to taxpayers and municipal staff and learn the various ways to automate processes within your organization.  By the end of the session you will understand how easy it can be to take advantage of automation opportunities that may not have been considered before.

Learning Objectives - Participants completing this session will be able to: 
Gain an understanding of what automaton is doing in the world and why it is important.
2. Learn the ways to automate finances in their organizations.
3. Understand the benefits of automation for both local government staff and taxpayers.

Speaker:  Scott Shamberg, Azavar Government Solutions

Delivery Method: Group-Live
Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: No prerequisites required
Advanced Preparation: No advanced preparation required
Field of Study: Management Services - Technical
Earn About 1.0 CPE credit

Presented by the Chicago metro chapter

Registration & Cancellation Policy

Registrations are accepted on a first-in, first registered basis. Payments by check should be mailed in advance or made at time of registration by credit card. 

IGFOA Members are those Public Sector and Partner or Associate individuals specifically listed in the IGFOA Membership Application or Renewal. IGFOA Government Staff rate applies to staff, appointed officials, and elected officials of a government with a current IGFOA membership. If you have questions about your membership, contact IGFOA at 630-942-6587. The IGFOA reserves the right to apply the non-member fee to any individual or government that has not paid dues for the current year.

If you are unable to attend, please contact IGFOA at 630-942-6587 or as soon as possible.  A $10 cancellation fee will be charged for cancellations up to February 14, 2018.  Cancellations after February 14, 2018 and no-shows are responsible for the full tuition.

IGFOA reserves the right to modify the agenda, cancel the event due to low enrollment, or to close registration if full.  Should IGFOA cancel an event, cancellation notice will be sent to the email address provided by each registrant and prominently posted at the IGFOA website page announcing the event. 

By submitting this registration, the applicant agrees to the registration and cancellation policy above.

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