10 Great Reasons You Should Attend Congress

  1. Discuss right-this-minute topics! We’ll have an open forum to discuss regulatory compliance, best practices, new ideas, or challenges you are having in your community right now!
  2. Enjoy an evening on the Magnificent Mile! Shop, dine, and play on one of the greatest avenues in the world.
  3. Master the art of leadership. Six concurrent sessions specifically geared toward leadership will help you master the art of leadership in your organization.
  4. Experience the world’s largest bean! Seriously, where else can you see a seamless, stainless steel bean, the Cloud Gate, which weighs in at over 110 tons, and is 66 ft. long and 33 ft. high? 
  5. Learn how to build a public works mutual aid network. In a time when disasters are happening everywhere, wouldn’t it be great to have agreements in place with all of your local communities to work together in times of emergency?
  6. Take a bike ride or run the shoreline of a world-class lake. Chicago’s unique Lakefront Bike Path, an 18.5-mile linear park, offers numerous recreational opportunities and a breathtaking view of Lake Michigan!
  7. Put tablets to work in your community. Technology is revolutionizing public works! Learn about tablet applications for operations, work orders, snow plow monitoring, identifying traffic signal issues and more!
  8. Learn and discuss the new stormwater regulations. Take time to talk with EPA experts and knowledgeable colleagues about what the new regs mean for your agency!
  9. Identify ways to make your community sustainable! Sustainability and green issues for public works will be addressed throughout the week in 35 sessions.
  10. Discover new innovations in transportation and transit. Get tips on integrating the needs of all users—pedestrians, mass transit riders, bicyclists, and motorists—into your design plans.

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