~ Listed below by Title, Organization, Location, and Date ~

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     City Government Structure and Functions
                                           
   Featured Speaker
                                 
   (Presentation and Discussion)
                       
    Your Government and You Seminar Series
                                     
   Meriden Public Library
                                    
  (Meriden, CT, April, 2014)

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     Communities, Campuses, and Sustainability:
                                  
      Best and Evolving Practices
                                          
    Featured Speaker
                                 
    (Presentation and Discussion)
      
    Massachusetts Sustainable Communities and Campuses Conference
                                   
     Lowell Conference Center
                                  
     University of Massachusetts
                                     
    (Lowell, MA, April, 2014)
                                                   
                                                                        
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Town and Gown Relations: Best and Evolving Practices
                                           
Featured Speaker
                                 
(Presentation and Discussion)
                                Uni-Town Network Conference
                          (For countries in the European Union)
                                      University of Ferrara
                               (Ferrara, Italy, October, 2013)

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Town and Gown Relations: A Handbook of Best Practices
                                              
Meet the Author
                                               
 (Discussion and Book Signing)
                                                        Friends of the Library
                                                    (Meriden, CT, June, 2013)

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Cities Going Green, Cities and Nature, and Cities and Water
                                   
             Meet the Author
                                                
(Discussion and Book Signing)
                             33rd Annual Downriver Classic Canoe and Kayak Race
                                                            Sponsored by the
                                         
Quinnipiac River Watershed Association
                                                    (Meriden, CT, May, 2013)

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                       Homeland Security in America: Past, Present, and Future
                                                               Keynote Speaker
                                             
Association of Contingency Planners
                                                       (Connecticut Chapter)
                                       (Northeast Utilities, Berlin, CT, May, 2013)

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Documents of American Democracy,
                             How American Governments Work,
                              Model Government Charters, and
                           Local Government Election Practices
                                                              Meet the Author
                                               (Discussion and Book Signing)
                                                     Sponsored by
Civics First
                                        
   (City Hall, Hartford, CT, April, 2013)

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 The Great Connecticut High School Debate
                                      
                  Judge
                                        Annual High School Debate Competition
                                                    (Sponsored by
Civics First)
                                               Senate Chambers, State Capitol
                                                    (Hartford, CT, April, 2013)

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Navigating Change and Building Community
                                
        PLA Leadership Academy
                                                         (Mentor and Coach)
                                                   Public Library Association
                                                 American Library Association
                                International City/County Management Association
                                                    (Chicago, IL, March, 2013)

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Town and Gown Relations:
                               The Politics of Cities and Colleges
                                       Urban and Regional Economic Development
                                                      (Special Presentation)
                                                    University of New Haven
                                              (West Haven, CT, March, 2013)

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           Town and Gown Relations:
                    Jobs and Revenues Created by College Campuses
              
              Fiscal Management for Local Government
                                                       (Special Presentation)
                                                     University of New Haven
                                            (West Haven, CT, December, 2012)

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Working With Public Labor Unions
                       to Balance Budgets in Hard Economic Times
               
Personnel Administration and Labor Relations Graduate Seminar
                                                             (Guest Lecturer)
                                                     University of New Haven
                                                  (West Haven, CT, July, 2012)

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The Municipal Budget Crunch:
                                              
A Handbook for Professionals
                                            
 Meet the Author
                                                (Discussion and Book Signing)
                                                        Friends of the Library
                                                    (Meriden, CT, June, 2012)
                                   
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Revitalizing Downtowns in the 21st Century:
                                  Lessons from North America
                     
Program for Senior Managers from Fujian Province
                                                    
 (Speaker and Discussion)
                        Department of Public Management, College of Business
                                                      University of New Haven
                                                   (West Haven, CT, July, 2011)

                                                                         
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Managing Government in Hard Times
                                 Program for Senior Managers from Fujian Province
                                                      (Speaker and Discussion)
                          Department of Public Management, College of Business
                                                       University of New Haven
                                                   (West Haven, CT, June, 2011)

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              Local Government Presentation for Teachers
                        Civics Education for Teachers Training Program
                                                     (Speaker and Discussion)
                                  Civics First and the Connecticut Bar Association
                                                (New Britain, CT, April, 2011)

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The Politics of Balancing Public Budgets
                                        Public Policy Research Graduate Seminar
                                                            (Guest Lecturer)
                                                     University of New Haven
                                                 (West Haven, CT, April, 2011)

         
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                                      Documents of American Democracy:                                  
                               
A Collection of Essential Works
                                                   Community Book Discussion
                                                          
(Meet the Author)
                                                     Meriden Public Library
                                                  (Meriden, CT, June, 2010)

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                                       Documents of American Democracy:
                                A Collection of Essential Works
                                                           (Meet the Author)   
                                  (Discussion and Book Signing)                                            
                                             Friends of the Library Bookstore
                                                    (Meriden, CT, May, 2010)

                                                                        
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The Future of Latin America in 2030
                                         
(Invited Participant)
                                                    The Millennium Project
                                         Global Futures Studies and Research
                                                (Washington, DC, May, 2010)

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Prudent Options for Balancing Public Budgets
                                           (Guest Lecturer)
                                        Municipal Budgeting Graduate Seminar
                                              Urban Studies Graduate Program
                                                   School of Arts and Sciences
                                         Southern Connecticut State University
                                                  (New Haven, CT, April, 2010)

            
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                                The Great Connecticut High School Debate
                      
                           (Judge)
                                 Annual State High School Debate Competition
                      Connecticut Consortium for Law and Citizenship Education
                                             (New Britain, CT, March, 2010)

                                                                        
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Managing Government in Hard Times
                                                          (Keynote Speaker)
                                                     Annual Fall Conference
                          Government Finance Officers Association of New Jersey
                                         (Atlantic City, NJ, September, 2009)

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                                Libraries, Change, and Community Services
                                                     (Discussion Facilitator)
                                                    95th Annual Conference
                              International City/County Management Association
                                   (Montreal, Quebec, Canada, September, 2009)

                                                                        
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The Nuts and Bolts of Financial Management, Accounting, and Audits
                                                          (Panelist Speaker)
                                                     95th Annual Conference
                             International City/County Management Association
                                  (Montreal, Quebec, Canada, September, 2009)

                                                                        
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  Local Government Election Practices: It's Not as Simple as You Might Think
                                                     (Discussion Facilitator)      
                                                    
95th Annual Conference
                              International City/County Management Association
                                    (Montreal, Quebec, Canada, September, 2009)

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What to Write and How to Get it Published
                                                           (Featured Writer)
                                                  Writers Network Workshop
                                                        The Writers Network
                                                 (Meriden, CT, August, 2009)

                                                                        
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Is America on the Road to Ruin?
                                                          (Keynote Speaker)
                                                  Annual Association Meeting
                                                Texas Public Power Association
                                                  (San Antonio, TX, July, 2009)

                                                
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Cities in the Future: The Forces of Change
                                                         (Featured Speaker)
                                                  Annual Spring Conference
                                 Missouri City/County Management Association
                                     (Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, April, 2009)

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Stadiums, Arenas, and the Future
                                                                       and  
                                  
Museums, Libraries, and Urban Renewal
                                                              The Advocate     
                      
Radio Station WXCI - Western Connecticut State University
                                      (A radio talk show on public policy issues)
                                                   (Danbury, CT, June, 2009)

                                                                        
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Cities, Water, Planning, and the Future
                                                            Meet the Author
                                               
(Discussion and Book Signing)
                                             Friends of the Library Bookstore
                                                 (Meriden, CT, March, 2009)

                                                                        
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                                            Cities, Water, and the Future
                                                      The Dan Lovallo Show
                            Radio Stations WDRC, WMMW, WWCO and WSNG
                                    (A radio talk show on contemporary issues)
                                                (Hartford, CT, March, 2009)

                                                                        
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 The above list represents recent presentations given by Roger.  During his city
 management career, he also addressed the following state chapters, organizations,
 and institutions, which are shown below in alphabetical order.

 Nationally:

  •  American Library Association
  •  American Management Association
  •  American Society for Public Administration
  •  California State University
  •  Capitol Regional Council of Governments
  •  Connecticut Conference of Municipalities
  •  Connecticut Town and City Management Association
  •  Fairleigh Dickinson University
  •  Junior Statesmen Foundation
  •  League of California Cities
  •  League of Women Voters
  •  National Public Administration Honor Society
  •  State of Connecticut
  •  The Conference Board
  •  University of California
  •  University of Connecticut
  •  University of Wisconsin
  •  U. S. Chamber of Commerce
  •  U. S. Department of Homeland Security
  •  U. S. Department of Justice
  •  U. S. Presidential Interns
  •  World Future Society   

 International:

  •  Roger has also made presentations in several foreign countries, primarily in Europe
           and Asia, during his public service career.


                                                                             
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