Neighborhood Conferences and Roundtables

2016 Mayor's Neighborhood Conference Questionnaire

The City of Madison Mayor's Neighborhood Conference is scheduled for Saturday, October 8th at Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center.  Please let us know what is important to your neighborhood by completing the questionnaire.  The questionnaire will be distributed to neighborhood associations, planning councils, community centers, nonprofits, business associations, and past participants over the next week. Please circulate widely.  Thank you in advance.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CFWWV35

Tidbit:  The first neighborhood conference was held twenty years ago.  Approximately 320 persons attended the October 26, 1996 conference held at Downtown MATC and the Concourse Hotel.

2015 Mayor's Neighborhood Roundtable: Strong Leaders, Healthy Neighborhoods

Was held on Saturday, October 24, 2015

Warner Park Community Recreation Center

1625 Northport Drive, Madison, WI

Si necesita ayuda en Español por favor comuníquese con Angela Puerta al (608) 267-8649 / o por correo electrónico apuerta@cityofmadison.com

Schedule

8:00 a.m. Registration, Networking, Table Topic Sign-Up, Post-Roundtable Lunch Sign-Up

9:00 – 9:10 a.m. Mayor Kickoff

9:10 – 9:45 a.m. Large Group Q & A with Mayor Soglin & Natalie Erdman, DPCED Director

9:45 -10:00 a.m. Break

10:00 – 10:50 a.m. Breakout Sessions I and II

  • Neighborhood Projects and Funding Opportunities
    • PechaKucha like presentation of several neighborhood projects and funding opportunities offered by city and non-city organizations!
  • Topic Table Discussions
    • Topic Table Discussions -  Individuals can selected from pre-scheduled topics or create their own topic tables.  These small group discussions can be a time of sharing best practices as well as problem solving with peers. Topics including – neighborhood recruitment, neighborhood walkability, neighborhood safety, and much more!

11:00- 11:50 - Breakout Sessions III and IV

  • Neighborhood Engagement, Organizing, Involvement
    • Different method/tools to outreach and best practices to build neighborhood network.  Panel of peers with interactive discussion!
  • Topic Table Discussions
    • Topic Table Discussions -  Individuals can selected from pre-scheduled topics or create their own topic tables.  These small group discussions can be a time of sharing best practices as well as problem solving with peers. Topics including – neighborhood recruitment, neighborhood walkability, neighborhood safety, and much more!

Post Roundtable Grab a Lunch

Sign-up to go out for a lunch with a neighborhood minded person or two before you head back home! Your lunch buddies will decide where to go. Cost of lunch is on your own. 

Sponsors

MG&E Logo

Madison Gas & Electric

Questions?

Contact Jule Stroick, jstroick@cityofmadison.com, Linda Horvath, lhorvath@cityofmadison.com, or Angela Puerta, apuerta@cityofmadison.com or 608-266-4635. 

Past events have featured:

2014
Strong Leaders, Healthy Places
When: September 13, 2014
Where: Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
Workshops: 20 workshops
Attendance: 300
Sponsors: MG&E
Mayor:  Paul Soglin

2012
Great Neighborhoods, Great Places
When: October 13, 2012
Where: Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
Workshops: 20 workshops
Attendance: 260
Sponsors: MG&E
Mayor:  Paul Soglin

2010
Engaging in Development Review
When: November 6, 2010
Where: Urban League of Greater Madison
Workshops: 3 workshops
Attendance: 120
Sponsors: MG&E and Urban League of Greater Madison
Mayor: Dave Cieslewicz

2009
Go Green, Save Green Neighborhood Roundtable
When: November 7, 2009
Where: Goodman Community Center
Workshops: 7 workshops plus 9 project demonstrations and exhibits
Attendance: 155
Sponsors: MG&E and Goodman Community Center
Mayor: Dave Cieslewicz

2008
Strong Neighborhoods, Strong City Neighborhood Roundtable (1/2 half day)
When: March 8, 2008
Where: CUNA Mutual Training Center
Workshops: 6 plus 3 demonstration projects
Attendance: 76
Sponsors: MG&E and CUNA Mutual
Mayor: Dave Cieslewicz

Strong Neighborhoods, Strong City Neighborhood Roundtable (1/2 half day)
When: November 8, 2008
Where: Warner Park Community & Recreation Center
Workshops: 4 workshops plus 3 project demonstrations
Attendance: 90
Sponsors: MG&E
Mayor: Dave Cieslewicz

2007
Safe Community, Strong Neighborhoods Roundtable (1/2 day)
When: November 3, 2007
Where: CUNA Mutual Training Center
Workshops: 6
Attendance: 150
Sponsors: City of Madison, Madison Gas & Electric, and CUNA Mutual Group
Mayor: Dave Cieslewicz

2006
Building Strong Neighborhoods. Learning from the Past. Looking to the Future Conference
When: November 11, 2006
Where: Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
Workshops: 32
Attendance: 280
Sponsors: City of Madison, Madison Gas & Electric, Gorman & Company, Inc., and McGrath Associates, Inc.
Mayor: Dave Cieslewicz

2005
2005 Neighborhood Roundtable
When: November 5, 2005
Where: Warner Park Community & Recreation Center
Focus: Prevention, Intervention and Suppression Strategies for Gangs
Attendance: 140
Sponsors: City of Madison and Madison Gas & Electric
Mayor: Dave Cieslewicz

2004
Neighborhood Roundtable: Participating in the Development Process
When: November 20, 2004
Where: Warner Park Community & Recreation Center
Sponsors: City of Madison and Madison Gas & Electric
Mayor: Dave Cieslewicz

2003
Neighborhood Voices Conference
When: October 4, 2003 (1/2 day)
Where: Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
Attendance: 169
Sponsors: City of Madison and Madison Gas & Electric
Mayor: Dave Cieslewicz

2002
Neighborhood Roundtable (1/2 day)
When: November 2, 2002
Where: Warner Park Community & Recreation Center
Breakout Sessions: 12
Attendance: 104
Sponsors: City of Madison and Madison Gas & Electric
Mayor: Susan J.M. Bauman

2001
Tools and Tours Conference
When: September 15, 2001
Where: Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
Workshops: 30
Neighborhood Pride Tours: 6.
Attendance: 230
Sponsors: Madison Gas & Electric, Midland Builders, McDonalds, Vandewalle & Associates, Z-D Studios.
Mayor: Susan J.M. Bauman
 
2000
Neighborhood Summit: How to Recruitment and Retain Neighborhood Activists
When: November 11, 2000 (1/2 day)
Where: Warner Park Community & Recreation Center
Breakout Sessions: 2
Attendance: 120 individuals representing 5- neighborhood based organizations
Sponsors: City of Madison
Mayor: Susan J.M. Bauman

1999
24th Annual Neighborhoods, USA Conference: Building Neighborhoods Block by Block
When: October 25-29, 1999
Where: Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
Workshops: 80 (Over two days)
Neighborhood Pride Tours: 16
Attendance: 1, 240
Sponsors: Madison Gas & Electric, Oscar Mayer Foods, Marshall Erdman & Associates, Midland Builders, Z-D Studios, American TV, AT&T, Bank One, Basketree Gifts, Inc., CUNA & Affiliates-National Credit Union Foundation, CUNA Mutual Group, Dane County, Firstar Bank of Madison, Goodman Foundation, Herbert H. Kohl Charities, Inc., Home Savings, Madison Metropolitan School District, Madison Police Department, Meridian Group, Inc., Mortenson Investment Group, Search Institute, Sheraton Madison Hotel, State of Wisconsin-Division of Public Health, United Way of Dane County, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998 U.S. Conference of Mayors-Organizing Committee, Wildwood Productions.
Mayor: Susan J.M. Bauman

1998
Strong Neighborhoods, Strong City Conference
When: October 3, 1998
Where: Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
Workshops: 40
Attendance: 392
Sponsors: Madison Gas & Electric, Oscar Mayer Foods, Marshall Erdman & Associates, Midland Builders, Z-D Studios, American TV, AT&T, Bank One, Basketree Gifts, Inc., Dane County, Firstar Bank of Madison, Home Savings, Meridian Group, Inc., Mortenson Investment Group, Sheraton Madison Hotel, United Way of Dane County.
Mayor: Susan J.M. Bauman

1996
Building Partnerships, Building Community Conference
When: October 26, 1996
Where: Concourse Hotel/MATC-Downtown
Workshops: 41 Workshops
Attendance: 316
Sponsors: City of Madison and Isthmus 2020 Committee
Mayor: Paul Soglin

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