Illinois Municipal League (IML) Annual Conference

Student Track at IML Annual Conference


The Illinois Municipal League’s (IML) Annual Conference is the premier educational and networking opportunity for Illinois’ municipal officials, and this year, we are excited to debut a Student Track aimed at graduate and undergraduate students interested in local government. We have dynamic and engaging speakers specifically tailoring their most timely topics with your educational and professional development needs in mind. Don’t miss this new opportunity!


Join us for the Opening General Session at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, September 22 and hear from our special guest Mike Ditka, Hall of Fame football legend and sports commentator. Then enjoy four sessions (with a break for lunch) on topics developed with your needs in mind:

  • Issues Facing Local Governments – 10:30 a.m.
  • Find Your Niche – The Role of Mayor, Council Member & Manager – 1:00 p.m.
  • Career Path Planning – Positioning Yourself for Growth & Advancement – 2:15 p.m.
  • Successful Interviewing Strategies – 3:30 p.m.


The Illinois Municipal League understands students’ limited budgets, so we are offering a special rate that’s just a fraction of the usual conference registration fee. Register today ( for the Student Track and pay only $25. The event will be held at the Hilton Chicago, located at 720 South Michigan Avenue, on September 22. We look forward to seeing you there. 

Friday, September 22, 2017 at 9:00am to 5:00pm

Hilton Chicago 720 South Michigan Avenue

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Career Planning, Workshops & Conferences, Networking Event



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