Speaking Engagements  

Our consultants welcome the opportunity to speak to professional groups on topics of current interest.

Please contact either Charles Carlson or Scott Dettmann if you are interested in discussing a speaking opportunity.

Previous Speaking Engagements by Charles Carlson.

  • Wisconsin City/County Managers Association
    “Public Management in a New Age”, June 2011, Wisconsin Dells, WI.
    Reviewed the impact of the Great Recession of 2008 on municipal finance, lessons learned during the Orange County, California bankruptcy, and strategic steps Wisconsin governments should be taking to protect public welfare.
  • Wisconsin League of Municipalities
    “Life Under Act 10:  Cases of Strategic Implementation,” August 2012, Annual conference, Green Bay, WI.Moderated a panel of municipal leaders discussing steps their communities, and others, have taken to restructure their compensation strategically following the substantial changes in collective bargaining and public finance in 2010.
  • Wisconsin Public Employer Labor Relations Association Workshop
    “Compensation Studies in the Post BRB World,” September 2012, Oshkosh, WI.Moderated a panel of city and county human resource directors discussing compensation plan projects and related human resource policy changes following enactment of the Budget Repair Bill in 2010 that radically altered collective bargaining and municipal finance.

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