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AMROA Conference 
Hyatt Regency Birmingham – The Wynfrey Hotel
September 2-4, 2020

Wednesday, September 2nd 

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.  Registration 

1:30 – 1:45 p.m.  Welcome & Announcements
Ward Sellers, CRO, AMROA President

1:45 – 2:15 p.m.  The World Games 
Rashada Leroy, President, LRY Media Group  
Kathy Boswell, Vice President, TWG Community Engagement 

2:25 – 3:25 p.m.  WRAP
Lee Ann Rouse, CPM, Revenue Manager, Alabama Department of Revenue 

3:35 – 4:35 a.m. Small Group Exercise
-Handle enforcement of business license
-Strategies for revenue enhancement
-Crisis management

4:35 - 6:00 p.m  Exhibitor Reception

 

Thursday, September 3rd

7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast 

8:00 - 8:15 a.m. Welcome & Announcements
Ward Sellers, CRO, AMROA President 

8:15 - 9:45 a.m. State Licensing Requirements Panel
Seth Gowan, Assistant Attorney General, Alabama Home builders Licensure Board 
Sabastian Neal, Compliance Supervisor, Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Commission Board 
Tony Cofer, Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries 

10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Sex Trafficking in Alabama
Teresa Collier, Intelligence Analyst, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency 

11:30 - 12:00 p.m. Business Meeting 

12:00 - 1:15 p.m. Luncheon

1:15 - 2:45 p.m. Self-Development/Team Building
Drew Burk, Consultant, Drew Burk Training

2:45 - 3:00 p.m. Break 

3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Cyber Security 
Chuck Stephenson, Director of Information Technology, Alabama League of Municipalities

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Panel - Who has the Proper Requirements 
Ward Sellers, CRO, AMROA President, Moderator
Home builders, Electricians, Roofers

6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Dinner at Dave & Busters
Purchase ticket during registration

 

Friday, September 4th

7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast 

8:00 - 8:15 a.m. Welcome & Announcements 
Timeka Cunningham, AMROA President 

8:15 - 9:45 a.m. Update on Hemp and CBD oil
Gunter Guy, Commissioner, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

9:45 - 11:00 a.m. State trends in economics/revenue/commerce
TBA

11:00 – 12:00 p.m.  Legislative Updates
Greg Cochran, Deputy Director, Alabama League of Municipalities 

12:00 - 12:15p.m. Officers Induction
Greg Cochran, Deputy Director, Alabama League of Municipalities 

12:15 - 12:30 p.m. Door Prizes & Adjournment