Webinars

Educating and informing our members is at the heart of our mission. That’s why Aim hosts webinars on relevant municipal topics such as current legislative issues and cybersecurity. Each of these webinars is designed to keep you up to date on the subject matter and give you takeaways that you can apply in your municipality.

Upcoming Webinars

Opioid Settlement Funding & Your Community

Tuesday, July 2, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Eastern
$25 Aim Members/ $55 Municipal Non-Member

Funding from opioid settlements have made available financial resources for local governments to mitigate the impacts of the opioid epidemic through programs and initiatives. This webinar will cover the details and implications of the settlements, along with local program examples covering prevention, treatment, recovery, and harm reduction.

Speaker:
Shelby Thomas, Deputy Director for Drug Prevention, Treatment, and Enforcement, Office of Governor Eric J. Holcomb

Concept to Reality: Establishing an Effective DORA

Tuesday, July 9, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Eastern
$25 Aim Members/ $55 Municipal Non-Member

In 2023, Indiana passed legislation that allows for Designated Outdoor Refreshment Areas (DORAs). A DORA allows for the legal consumption of alcohol outdoors within specific boundaries, under certain conditions. This webinar will cover the rules and regulations, application process, and considerations to keep in mind. In addition, we’ll hear from several communities that have successfully created a DORA.

Speakers:
Craig Allebach, Town Manager, Winona Lake
Jessica Allen, Chair, Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission
Aaron Head, Community Engagement Manager, City of Noblesville
Dr. Andrea Robinson, Economic Development Administrator, Fort Wayne

Leveraging Out-of-School Time for Your Community

Thursday, August 15, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Eastern
$25 Aim Members/ $55 Municipal Non-Member

As a municipal leader, you are interested in finding full-proof ways to strengthen your community. Partnering with and investing in your community’s out-of-school time (OST) field is a proven way to bolster the capacity of your workforce, the safety of your community, and the academic performance of your K-12 schools. Join this webinar to learn how OST can be a tool for accomplishing your office’s goals and the resources available to support the work.

Speakers:
Sam Barnett, Associate Director of Advocacy, Indiana Afterschool Network
Brent Wake, Vice President of Engagement, Indiana Afterschool Network

Registration & Cancellation

Registration is available until 5 p.m. the day before the webinar; registrations after this time cannot be guaranteed. All webinars begin at the scheduled Eastern Standard time. You will receive email confirmations and reminders from Erin Jamison-Koenig or Zoom Webinar. Your confirmation email provides you with webinar access information.

You cannot cancel if you have signed up to attend a webinar. You’ll be invoiced and sent the recording and materials regardless of whether you attend the live webinar.

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The recording and materials from every Aim webinar is available.

MMI Credit for Webinars & Workshops

Participation in Aim webinars and workshops is eligible for Municipal Management Institute credit. The Municipal Management Institute (MMI) provides educational opportunities to Aim members, enabling them to sharpen their leadership skills, learn new techniques for tackling common local issues and improve services to citizens, while working towards their Certified Municipal Official status.

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