e-Brief June 1, 2020

CAMA is pleased to support our 2020 Conference Exhibitors and Sponsors.  Below is a listing of free webinars and on-line resources offered to all CAMA members.  Feel free to forward to your staff.

Tactics for Maintaining Mental Fitness During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Presented by: The Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA), in partnership with AMHSA, CSSE and Howatt HR
Date:  Weekly
These free weekly discussions will examine the key behaviours individuals can do to maintain Mental Fitness.  Register each week here or by visiting our website https://maintainingmentalfitness.com/
Fleet Cost Containment Strategies in the Covid19 Environment
Presented by: MCG Consulting Solutions
Date of webinar: June 25, 2020 
Discussion of proven strategies fleet managers can employ to reduce costs while still meeting customer service requirements during the recession caused by the Corona Virus.   
Registration link: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7556509517670142989
How to design a Splashpad® with the latest trends and technologies
Presented by: Vortex Aquatic Structures 
Date of webinar – June 16, 2020
How to design a Splashpad® with the latest trends & technologies. Learn how facilities can maximize their lifecycle, minimize maintenance and plan for the future.  Registration: https://www.vortex-intl.com/media/blog/355/exclusive-webinars-presented-by-vortex-for-cama
How to revitalize your dated swimming pool.
Presented by: Vortex Aquatic Structures 
Date of webinar: June 18, 2020
How to revitalize your dated swimming pool. Discover simple additions that can fit into your budget and within your pool’s normal maintenance schedule.
Registration at https://www.vortex-intl.com/media/blog/355/exclusive-webinars-presented-by-vortex-for-cama
Supporting Your Team’s Mental Health in Times of Change and Uncertainty: Responding to a Pandemic
Presented by: Mental Health Commission of Canada
Date of webinar: Pre-recorded
A clear understanding of workplace mental health challenges during times of change and uncertainty can help to ensure that your initiatives are successful.  Visit:
Building Mental Health into Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs: Pandemic Response
Presented by: Mental Health Commission of Canada
Date of webinar: Pre-recorded
As we navigate through the COVID-19 it is critical to think about how to build mental health into our emergency management and business continuity plans.  Visit:
Re-imagining Civic Infrastructure After COVID-19
Presented by: PSD - Research, Consulting, Software
Date: June 2, 2020   Time: 9am ET or 1pm ET  
Hear from a panel of municipal leaders as they discuss how civic infrastructure might be re-imagined after COVID-19 as we face a new municipal reality.
Registration Link: https://register.gotowebinar.com/rt/870531041746137358
Asset Management Program Development for Local Government and Utilities
Presented by: PSD - Research, Consulting, Software
Date: June 9, 2020   Time: 10am ET or 1pm ET  
This webinar will introduce a leading approach to Asset Management Program Development from the planning stage to the final implementation stage.
Registration Link:  https://register.gotowebinar.com/rt/6365131494197593615  
Coronavirus webcast series: Insights during uncertainty
Presented by:  RSM Canada
Date:  Available on-demand
RSM’s webinars, each between 5-15 minutes, discuss the state of the economy, business continuity, business interruption insurance, workforce and technology concerns, among other topics.  Visit:https://rsm.ca/2LTgqbL
The Partnership Group – Sponsorship Specialists® develops innovative sponsorship programs for corporate sponsors and sponsorship selling properties.  Visit our video section of the website for the most recent insights and discussions around managing your sponsorship program during Covid 109 and the Covid 19 recovery period. 
Intergovernmental Relations: Best Practices in Managing your Municipal Relationship with the Federal and Provincial Government
Presented by: StrategyCorp
Date:  June 26, 2020   Time: 12 Noon E.S.T
A presentation, panel discussion, and Q and A session covering the “how to do it” of intergovernmental relations, by season practitioners who have “been there.”
Registration link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/intergovernmental-relations-managing-federal-and-provincial-relationships-tickets-106386246126
Canadian Cooperative Procurement Overview
Presented by: Canadian Cooperative Procurement Group
Date:  June 17 2020     Time:  9:00 am MST, 11:00 am EST
Powered through the partnerships between RMA, SARM, AMM, LAS, FPEIM, MNL, NSFM, NWTAC. Review of the partnerships and programs providing you more for your municipality.
Registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rcfckJEOR5W4HFcGLNKlGw
Vortex Aquatic Structures  
Vortex Aquatic Structures is the world leader in aquatic play landscapes and entertainment. Vortex provides imaginative, durable aquatic play and water feature solutions that create everlasting memories. Our ongoing mission is to develop fun, safe and reliable products for families and children of all ages and abilities.   Here is the link of the Digital catalog: https://vortex-intl.box.com/s/gx3lebayay2vi0p3fiw28kv5c57cu2a3   
PMH Insights Inc.
PMH Local Government Framework (PMH-LGF) - Plans & Reports
Our Framework guides you through how to create every planning documents your municipality needs from Strategic, Corporate, Operational and Governance Plans. This collaborative framework ensures your plans can demonstrate all the great work your municipality does for the community whilst decrease your corporate risk.
Colliers Project Leaders
Tips and guidance on managing capital projects through COVID-19, including preparing for delay claims, keep active projects moving, and four steps municipalities can take now to get projects ‘shovel ready’. From Colliers Project Leaders, Canada’s largest project management/owner’s representative firm.
Johnson Controls
Johnson Controls partners with municipalities to maximize their budgets by renewing facility infrastructure, optimizing operations, reducing the environmental impact of facilities and providing secure environments for constituents and employees. We help extend the life of cities' infrastructure, minimize lifecycle costs and improve performance through the implementation of cost effective solutions that provide GUARANTEED RESULTS.
DLGL Technologies Corporation
Since its inception in 1980, DLGL Technologies has been exclusively developing Human Resources Management Systems (HRMS), specifically to meet the complex needs of large organizations. DLGL is both the Author/Vendor of the VIP application, and the System Integrator. This is the best guarantee of success for a project! https://www.dlgl.com/DLGL_product_en.asp
Predictive Success Corporation
Are you leading change or managing a response? In crisis mode, we lean on what we’re good at; however, if mismanaged, may result in inflexible amplified behaviours. Is it time for a post-crisis leadership check in? Predictive Success provides leaders with the data to unfreeze talent and maximize productivity.  As a thank-you for your strategic leadership of our communities, we want to offer CAMA members a one-hour leadership session. You’ll walk away with an action plan to unfreeze your people and realign your leadership style and teams. Reach out to Kelly-Anne Lahey ([email protected]) to get started.
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