Videos and Speaker Presentations
Wednesday, Nov. 16
1 – 4 p.m.
Opening General Session*
1 – 1:15 p.m.
Linda Gorton, Mayor, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government
1:15 – 1:45 p.m.
Address from the Governor
Hon. Andy Beshear
1:45 – 2:15 p.m.
Kentucky Leads the Way on Secure Elections
Michael Adams, Secretary of State
(Interviewer) Tabatha Clemons, Grant County Clerk
2:15 – 3:15 p.m.
Miracle on the Hudson
Vallie Smith Collins, Motivational Speaker
3:15 – 3:30 p.m.
Legislative Interim Work and a Look at 2023
David Meade, House Speaker Pro-Tempore
3:30 – 4 p.m.
Finding Common Ground: Economic Opportunities that Span the Rural/Urban Divide
Ryan Quarles, Commissioner of Agriculture
(Interviewer) Ellie McGowan, President, Murray State University Student Government Association
Thursday, Nov. 17
9 a.m. – Noon
Ballroom 1, Level 1
9 – 9:30 a.m.
State and Federal Transportation Initiatives Update
Jim Gray, Secretary, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
9:30 – 10 a.m.
Preview of the 2023 Session
Robert Stivers, Senate President
10 – 10:45 a.m.
Washington, Lincoln, Roosevelt and Churchill: A Strategic Approach to Leading Through Crisis - download presentation
Peter Cressy, U.S. Navy Rear Admiral (retired)
10:45 – 11 a.m.
Ripe for a Recession? Making Sense of Current Market Conditions - download presentation
RJ Palmer, Senior Vice-President, Compass Municipal Advisors
Keith Brock, Senior Vice-President, Compass Municipal Advisors
Michael George, Managing Director, Compass Municipal Advisors
11 – 11:30 a.m.
Women in Leadership
Kelly Craft, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
(Interviewer) Amy Milliken, Warren County Attorney
11:30 – 11:45 a.m.
Improving Financial Literacy in the Commonwealth
Allison Ball, State Treasurer
11:45 a.m. – Noon
cashVest Puts Your Data to Work: Boone County’s Real Results - download presentation
Peter Forsgren, COO/Co-Founder, three+one
1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Washington’s Enduring Relevance: An Integrated Approach to Strategy, Leadership and Management - download presentation
Peter Cressy, U.S. Navy Rear Admiral (retired)Select four sessions to attend and earn .75 training credits per session
Rural and Municipal Road Aid Update - download presentation
Bobbi Jo Lewis, Commissioner, Department of Rural and Municipal Aid
Legislative Issues Lightning Round - download handout
Shellie Hampton, Director of Government Affairs, KACo
Gracie Lagadinos, Associate Director of Government Affairs, KACo
Don’t Risk Losing Your Cybersecurity Insurance Coverage
Temple Juett, Director of Insurance and Business, KACo - download cybersecurity toolkit
Rita Reynolds, Chief Information Officer, NACo
Colin Grover, Cybersecurity Coordinator, Kentucky (Region IV), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
Broadband for All: A Successful Path to Broadband Expansion
Billy Forsyth, Business Development Manager, Accelecom
Chuck Hogg, Senior Vice President, All Points Broadband
Carlos Sanchez, President, AT&T Kentucky
(Moderator) Chris Iseral, Chief Information Officer, Madison County
Disaster Recovery: Lessons Learned
Scott Alexander, Perry County Judge/Executive
Laurel Matula, Data Manager, ER Assist
Jack Whitfield, Hopkins County Judge/Executive
(Moderator) Adam O’Nan, Union County Judge/Executive
Pointers and Pitfalls in Employment Law
Lynn Zellen, Member, Kinkead & Stilz, PLLC
Friday, Nov. 18
Ballrooms 2 and 3, Level 1
9 – 9:30 a.m.
Post-election Insights and Political Trends in a Season of Change
Scott Jennings, Partner, RunSwitch PR
(Interviewer) Joe Arnold, Vice-President of Strategic Communications, Kentucky Electric Cooperatives
9:30 – 9:45 a.m.
Update from the Attorney General
Daniel Cameron, Attorney General
9:45 – 10 a.m.
Finding Solutions to Kentucky’s Opioid Crisis - download presentation
W. Bryan Hubbard, Executive Director, Kentucky Opioid Abatement Advisory Commission
10 – 10:30 a.m.
What Kind of Leader Are You? - download presentation
Justin Hall, Founder, Custom Training Solutions
10:30 – 11 a.m.
When a Help Wanted Ad Won’t Cut It: Recruiting and Retaining High Quality Employees - download presentation
Jacqalynn Riley, Grant County Magistrate and Human Resource Director at Proctor & Gamble
11 – 11:15 a.m.
Update from the State Auditor
Mike Harmon, State Auditor
11:15 a.m. – Noon
Jim Henderson, KACo Executive Director