2019 MAT Annual Conference

Mankato Civic Center, Mankato MN

November 22-23, 2019

The Sense of the Census:
Rural Representation at Risk

The Final Agenda for the conference will be available as the event approaches.  Here’s what’s on tap so far:

Friday 11/22

4:00pm-8:00pm: Exhibit Show

Including Round Table Discussions this year!

Saturday 11/23
General Session


Board of Appeal & Equalization Training
Earn your certification!  You must pre-register for this class as space is limited.
You must register for the conference to attend this class.

Board of Audit

Noxious Weeds

CTAS with the State Auditor

Featured Lunch Speaker is Al Batt.
Al is a writer, speaker, storyteller and humorist. He does all that PLUS serves as Clerk of Hartland Township!

Plus the topic of Cyber Security will be presented during the day as well:
You’ve read the headlines. Unfortunately, the question now is not if your information is going to be accessed or stolen, but when. To inform the attendees of current developments in the digital underground as well as provide realistic advice for cyber protection, Mark Lanterman will be discussing recent high-profile cyber crime events, including website breaches impacting a variety of organizations and sectors. Mark will discuss particularly dangerous types of threats that might affect individuals involving the Dark Web, the Internet of Things, phishing, and Wi-Fi attacks; additionally, Mark will demonstrate the particular impact of cybercrime on payroll-related activities within organizations.

The event will conclude with the MAT Annual Meeting.

Pre-Register for the Annual Conference.  There are different options for you to chose from so please read what comes with each option.

Guests and/or Spouses will have to purchase an Exhibit Hall Pass if they wish to attend the Exhibit Show Friday Night.  That pass will cover the refreshments and snacks for Friday night.

You may also download and fax or mail in the registration form: 2019_REGISTRATION_Pre.pdf (15 downloads)


Two Day Conference ($130)


Saturday Breakfast ($25)
Saturday Lunch ($30)
Guest Exhibit Hall Pass ($10)
The Guest Exhibit Hall Pass is if your spouse or guest would like to attend the exhibit hall Friday night. Included would be refreshments Friday night only.

The Spouse/Guest Tour: TBD ($??/person)
Spouse Tour TBD ($00 rate TBD)
Still to be Determined. If you are interested in a Spouse Tour for Saturday November 23rd, please indicate here and we will contact you once the tour has been arranged. You can decide if you would like to add the tour at that time.

Board of Appeal & Equalization Class
Board of Equalization Class
If you would like to take the Board of Appeal & Equalization Class, you must register for the conference as well. Please be sure to indicate if you intend on taking the class so all documents can be prepared for you. This class is limited in size.


Hotel Blocks for the Annual Conference in Mankato have been set up for our guests.  Room Blocks expire on 10/21/2019.

Rooms are reserved for Friday 11/22/2019 and Saturday 11/23/2019 at the following hotels:

Mankato City Center Hotel
101 East Main Street
Mankato, MN 56001
Note: This hotel is connected to the
Mankato Civic Center via a skywalk.

Hilton Garden Inn
20 Civic Center Plaza
Mankato, MN 56001
Note: This hotel is connected to the
Mankato Civic Center via a skywalk.

Courtyard Marriott
901 Raintree Road
Mankato, MN 56001
Note: This hotel is not near the Mankato Civic Center.
A shuttle will be provided throughout the conference.

AmericInn Hotel
240 Stadium Road
Mankato, MN 56001
Note: This hotel is not near the Mankato Civic Center.
A shuttle will be provided throughout the conference.

Spouse / Guest Event details will be available as the event approaches.

If you are interested in Exhibiting at our Annual Conference, please contact Scott Saloum (ssaloum@mntownships.org) for more information and to be put on the Exhibitor Mailing List.

2018 Annual Meeting