Annual Conference

2016 Annual Conference - County Strong! 

Bismarck Event Center October 9 - 11

This year, we will be celebrating the Super Strength of our counties - resilient, responsive, more powerful than a steaming locomotive!

Scroll down for the tentative agenda. 


Exhibitors and Sponsors: CLICK HERE for Information and Registration

Watch this page for more updates as we power up the agenda. Here's where we are at this point:


Sunday, October 9 - downtown Radisson Hotel

12:30pm -  1:30pm NDACo Board of Directors
1:30pm - 2:30pm  NDCCA Resolutions Committee
2pm - 3pm ILG Advisory Committee
2pm - 6:30pm Registration Desk Open
3pm - 4pm NDCCA Board of Directors
3:30pm - 5:30pm Member Association Meeting: Recorders
4pm - 5:30pm Member Association Meeting: Auditors
4pm - 4:30pm Commissioner Caucuses 
  Regions 1 - 4
4:45pm - 5:15pm Commissioner Caucuses 
  Regions 5 - 8
5:30pm - 5:45pm NDCCA Nominating Committee
5:30pm - 7pm  Welcoming Social

Monday, October 10 - Event Center

7am - 6:30pm Registration Desk Open
7am - 8am Conference Breakfasts 
  Hosted at Ramkota & Radisson Hotels
8:40am - 10:30am General Session
10:30am - 12pm Exhibit Hall Networking Break
10:45am - 12pm Nationwide Committee Meeting
11:30am - 12:30pm Spouses & Guests Lunch
12pm - 12:45pm Lunch
  ILG Hour Level Awards & Scholarship Awards
1pm - 2:15pm
- ND's Behavioral Health Crisis and Response
- Culture, Technology and Millennials – How We Move Forward Together
- Budget Strategies for Your County
- GIS & Text to 911 – The Future of Emergency Communications
2:15pm - 3pm Exhibit Hall Networking Break
3pm - 4:30pm NDCCA Business Meeting
3pm - 4:30pm Member Association Meetings
  Emergency Managers
  Highway Superintendents/Engineers
  Social Service Directors
  State's Attorneys
  Superintendent of Schools
  Tax Equalization Directors
4:30pm - 5:30pm Catch a Bus to Your Hotel to Change into Theme Party Costumes!
4:30pm - 5pm NDACo Board of Directors
5:30pm - 6:45pm Evening Social
6:45pm - 11pm Dinner & Superhero Party with The Johnny Holm Band!

Tuesday, October 11 - Event Center

8am - 4:30pm Registration Desk Open
8:15am - 9:45am Delegate Council Breakfast & Meeting
  Hosted at Event Center
8:15am - 9:15am Breakfasts
  Hosted at Ramkota & Radisson Hotels
9:45am - 11am
- Revamping North Dakota’s Justice System
Keeping the Workplace Safe – Emerging Challenges
- Planning & Zoning: Keep it Local
- Technology Tips and Tricks
11am - 12pm  Exhibit Hall Networking Break
12pm - 12:45pm Lunch
  Raffle, Lotto, NACo Trip & Exhibitor Prizes Announced!
1pm - 2:15pm
- Addressing Mental Illness in Jails
- Property Assessment – The Foundation of Local Government Finance
- Preparing for Retirement:-HealthCare Costs
- County Roads – Managing this Asset for the Future
2:15pm - 2:30pm  Refreshment & Snack Break
2:30pm - 4pm

Closing Workshop Sponsored by NDIRF:

Cyber Security Threats – They Are Here! 


Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellations received on or before Sept. 14: Full refund
  • Cancellations received Sept. 15 - Sept. 30: $50 admin fee deducted from full refund
  • Cancellations after Sept. 30: No refund