Breaking Ground Conference
March 22, 2018
This one-day conference is appropriate for local government staff and officials, planning practitioners, community and economic development professionals, civil engineers, architects, and other professionals.
Registration will open November 1, 2017
9:00am – 10:00am Networking & Breakfast (Millennium Hall, 2nd Floor)
10:00am – 10:45am Opening Plenary
11:00am – 12:15pm Concurrent Sessions
12:30pm – 2:00pm Lunch and Keynote (Millennium Hall, 2nd Floor)
Keynote: Brian Elms, Director of the Peak Academy, Denver, Colorado
2:15pm – 3:30pm Concurrent Sessions
Full agenda available at www.dvrpc.org/breakingground/
Registration rate includes breakfast, lunch, conference materials, and a copy of Brian Elm’s book, Peak Performance. A limited number of scholarships are available. Inquiries should be sent to Karen Cilurso, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lunch Keynote Speaker: Brian Elms, Director of the Peak Academy
Brian is the author of Peak Performance and the Director of Peak Academy and Analytics for the City and County of Denver. He specializes in process improvement and has more than 15 years of experience providing political, policy, legislative and program management expertise to government agencies, elected officials, trade associations and nonprofit organizations. Brian started his career in public service after graduating from Regis University and joining the National School and Community Corps (AmeriCorps) as a team leader. After working in Washington DC for AARP, Brian moved back to his hometown and served as the Assistant Director of Government Affairs at Denver International Airport.
Brian is a certified Lean Black Belt, a Six Sigma Green Belt and Change Management Professional. In his current role as Director of the Peak Academy, he developed curriculum, training and consulting services that focus on employee-led performance management and continuous improvement. Since its inception in 2011, Peak Academy initiatives have saved the City & County of Denver almost $25 million and the Academy has provided training to over 5,500 public and nonprofit professionals.
AICP CM CREDITS
AICP Certification Maintenance Credits will be requested.
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