It’s easy to be exasperated with government, but there is great danger if citizens don’t stay involved

It’s harder to manage cities, counties and state governments today than it was in the past. In fact, government leadership is a grueling job and citizen input has never been more important than it is today. Competition for global leadership, advancements in technology, population growth, health care systems and sustainability issues are just a few […]

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Signed MOU paves way for shorter approval times for environmental reviews and public project permits

Last week, the department heads signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining the implementation of an executive order to speed up the regulatory processes. The event was seen as a momentous win for public officials who have often waited decades for environmental reviews to be completed. Yet before the cheering ended, the Natural Resources Defense […]

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Seeking change and compromise in the midst of chaos, critical needs and political unrest

Eighty-three bridges in 16 counties in Mississippi were ordered closed last week. The governor said the bridges were “unsafe for the traveling public” and that keeping them open would constitute “an unnecessary risk to public safety.” That’s shocking…but, not nearly as shocking as the fact that state legislators allowed the legislative session to end without […]

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Mary Scott Nabers is currently scheduling her next speaking engagements and conferences.

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Signed MOU paves way for shorter approval times for environmental reviews and public project permits

Last week, the department heads signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining the implementation of an executive order to speed up the regulatory processes. The event was seen as a momentous win for public officials who have often waited decades for environmental reviews to be completed. Yet before the cheering ended, the Natural Resources Defense […]

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Nabers to Lead Panel at P3C Public-Private Partnership Conference & Expo

Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. and co-founder of the Gemini Global Group, will lead a panel entitled ‘Starting from Step One-a Roadmap to a Successful P3’ at the P3C Public-Private Partnership Conference & Expo 2018, February 26-28, 2018 – Dallas, Texas. The session will cover every step of the P3 process with guidance and advice from both private contractors and visionary public sector officials. This panel will answer essential questions about the P3 process as well as lay the foundation for future P3 conversations. The panel will begin at 11 a.m. on the 27th.

Date: February 26, 2018—February 28, 2018
Event: Nabers to Lead Panel at P3C Public-Private Partnership Conference & Expo
Venue: Sheraton Dallas Downtown Hotel
Location: Dallas, TX
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.
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Nabers to speak at P3 Hub Midwest Conference

Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. and co-founder of the Gemini Global Group, will present on a panel entitled ‘The growth and management of the local municipal and civic pipeline – How are cities stepping up without any movement from the federal government’ at the P3 Hub Midwest conference in Chicago, April 9-10, 2018. The session will explore P3s from a city level addressing how cities should navigate infrastructure development, procurement partnerships and payment structures as well as ways for state and federal entities to support municipal efforts. The panel will begin at 11:40 a.m. on the 10th.

Date: April 9, 2018—April 10, 2018
Event: Nabers to speak at P3 Hub Midwest Conference
Venue: Intercontinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
Location: Chicago, IL
Public: Public
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Nabers to attend SelectUSA Investment Summit

Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. and co-founder of the Gemini Global Group, will attend the SelectUSA Investment Summit, June 18 – 20, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

 

Date: June 18, 2017—June 20, 2017
Event: Nabers to attend SelectUSA Investment Summit
Venue: Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center
Location: Washington, DC
Registration: Click here to register.
More Info: Click here for more information.
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Nabers to attend Digital Summit Conference

Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. and co-founder of the Gemini Global Group, will attend the Digital Summit Conference, April 10 – 12 1, 2017 in Nashville, TN.

 

Date: April 10, 2017—April 12, 2017
Event: Nabers to attend Digital Summit Conference
Registration: Click here to register.
More Info: Click here for more information.
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It’s easy to be exasperated with government, but there is great danger if citizens don’t stay involved

It’s harder to manage cities, counties and state governments today than it was in the past. In fact, government leadership is a grueling job and citizen input has never been more important than it is today. Competition for global leadership, advancements in technology, population growth, health care systems and sustainability issues are just a few […]

Read More »

Seeking change and compromise in the midst of chaos, critical needs and political unrest

Eighty-three bridges in 16 counties in Mississippi were ordered closed last week. The governor said the bridges were “unsafe for the traveling public” and that keeping them open would constitute “an unnecessary risk to public safety.” That’s shocking…but, not nearly as shocking as the fact that state legislators allowed the legislative session to end without […]

Read More »

Something good may be about to happen

President Trump has promised to shorten the time it takes for federal agencies to approve environmental reviews and issue permits for large public projects. Many have scoffed at the Administration’s claims.  But maybe – just maybe – change is in the wind. Last week, department heads signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining the implementation […]

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Will your vote be recorded accurately in November?

The voting environment in America has been forever changed!  That’s because the significant vulnerability of the country’s election systems and fear of election “interference” by foreign or domestic operatives – are genuine. With midterm elections only seven months away, this situation weighs heavily on the minds of both candidates and public officials responsible for ensuring […]

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Cybersecurity funding available for state and local government officials

FacebookTwitterGoogle+Share There’s been so much sensational news in the last few days, it’s very easy to overlook other important news.  That can be dangerous…and here’s a good example of something we should not overlook. Last month, the Trump administration released a report detailing a massive Russian hacking campaign, but rather than election hacking, this target […]

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