Mountain Refresher - Municipal Administration Leadership Workshop

Society of Local Government Managers of Alberta


Are you a municipal administrator, departmental manager or government employee looking for a professional educational experience which provides practical skills for dealing with contemporary issues?

Then consider attending the Mountain Refresher, in breathtaking Kananaskis. This event draws senior and junior level CAOs from urban and rural, large and small jurisdictions who value the opportunity to learn from each other as well as from experts in the field.

An informative, educational opportunity awaits you in this beautiful mountain setting. In addition to the Pre-Session LGL/SLGM Program, the Society has planned a two and a half day educational program directed at meeting the needs of municipal administrators, assistants, departmental managers, and government employees looking for a professional educational experience that provides practical skills for dealing with contemporary issues.

Let's meet in Kananaskis.


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  • 3 day Pre Workshop Forum – What’s the problem?
    May 12-14, 2024 (Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday)
    • (3 day program)

  • Mountain Refresher, Tuesday, Day 1 - May 14th
    • Opening Plenary Trust Revolution: Mastering the Art of Credible Leadership in Local Government
    • Welcome Reception (7:00 pm to 10:00 pm)

  • Mountain Refresher, Wednesday, Day 2 - May 15th
  • Morning:
    • Building Resilience and “Thick Skin” (1/2 day session, morning)
    • Leadership Ready –how to be hired as an expert CAO - (1/2 day session morning)
    • Breaking Big Barriers into Bites in a Local Government Setting(1/2 day session, afternoon)
    • Leadership Ready –how to be hired as an expert CAO - (1/2 day repeated session, afternoon)

  • Mountain Refresher, Thursday, Day 3 - May 16th
    • AGM Breakfast (SLGM members only) (7:30 am to 8:45 am)
    • Awards Banquet (6:30 pm to 10:00 pm)
    • Legal Stream I: “Harmony in Governance: Unveiling the Dynamics of Municipal Contract Management”- (1/2 day session, morning)
    • Leadership & Equity - (1/2 day session, am)
    • Making Administratively Fair Decisions - (1/2 day session am)
    • R & R: Revisiting & Reinventing the Basics of Municipal Management – “Put a Ring on It: Best Practices in Public Engagement” (1/2 day session am)
    • Legal Stream II: “Council Relations – Responsibilities under Codes of Conduct and Consideration of Alberta Human Rights” (1/2 day session, afternoon)
    • How to do the Work: Building your Toolkit to Build Equity and be an Ally (1/2 day session, afternoon)
    • R & R: Revisiting & Reinventing the Basics of Municipal Management –“ Your Role in Municipal Administration – Good Vibrations or All Shook Up?” (1/2 day session, afternoon)

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Get ready for a memorable experience!

Course Material:

Available ONLINE early May.


When booking your accommodations, please quote conference booking: SLGM2024

Book early as there is limited availability at these rates.

Conference Centre, Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge
1 Centennial Drive
Kananaskis Village, AB


Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge
Phone: 1.833.440.1964
$239 (plus applicable tax)
Click here to book online.

Registration Option before March 1, 2024 on and after March 1, 2024
3 Day Pre Workshop Forum & Mountain Refresher $1,442.00 $1,762.00
3 Day Pre Workshop Forum $992.00 $1,312.00
2 & 1/2 Day Mountain Refresher $599.00 $699.00
Additional Award Banquet $50.00 ea

(all costs are plus GST)

Payment Methods:

Payments accepted by credit card only.

Registration Deadline:

May 10, 2024

Refund Policy:

Cancellations must be in writing and received before April 21, 2024 (a $125 cancellation fee will be withheld).


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It has either passed its registration deadline of May 10, 2024 or reached its capacity.

Need Assistance?

Please contact the Event Administrator.

Linda Davies
Phone: 780.796.3836
Email: [email protected]