Neighborhood Conferences and Roundtables

Neighborhood Conferences and Roundtables

The 20th anniversary Mayor's Neighborhood Conference, held on October 8, 2016, was a huge success. Stay up to date on neighborhood news and find out about the fall 2017 Mayor's Neighborhood Roundtable by joining our email list.

Highlights from the 2016 Mayor's Neighborhood Conference

The 2016 conference was one of the best yet. Participants were more representative of the City's diverse population. Over 30 members of Madison's Hispanic community were present, as were residents of African American, Hmong, and other backgrounds. There were also individuals who made the trip from neighboring communities and from as far as Green Bay. The 287 people in attendance shared a wealth of ideas and experience to create new possibilities for Madison's neighborhoods.

The daylong event featured:

  • Representation of 54 neighborhood associations and 38 nonprofit or community organizations
  • 12 workshops and 22 neighborhood conversations
  • Sessions on how Madison's housing and transportation needs are changing
  • Inspiring and data filled keynote presentation by New York City Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver
  • Presentation of the inaugural Mayor's Design Awards and Neighborhood Association Recognition Certificates

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You can watch the following sessions online via the City Channel:

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Map of Conference Attendees

Map of Conference Attendees

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We thank our gracious sponsor:

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Madison Gas & Electric

Past events have featured:

2015
Strong Leaders, Healthy Neighborhoods
When: October 24, 2015
Where: Warner Park Community Recreation Center
Workshops: 2
Table Conversations: 15
Attendance: 190
Sponsors: MG&E and Warner Park Community & Recreation Center
Mayor:  Paul Soglin

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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Last Updated: 11/18/2016

Questions?

Registration

Ruth Ethington
rethington@cityofmadison.com
608-267-8727

Tours, Workshops, and Networking Reception

Linda Horvath
lhorvath@cityofmadison.com
608-267-1131

Jule Stroick
jstroick@cityofmadison.com
608-267-8744

Angela Puerta
apuerta@cityofmadison.com
608-267-8649

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