Local Government Lab

A Forum for Local Government Researchers, Practitioners, and Policymakers

The Local Government Lab is an annual one-day gathering of local government researchers, practitioners, and policymakers. The event is a showcase of completed and in-progress work—both research and applied—involving one or more local governments, school districts, or other special-purpose governments. A sample of photos and videos from previous Local Government Labs can be found below.

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This year’s conference takes place on April 26, 2024, in Albany!


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2017 Program and Recordings
2016 Program and Recordings
2015 Program and Recordings