OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) - An annual conference of Maryland counties is taking place in Ocean City this week.
The Maryland Association of Counties summer conference begins Wednesday.
The conference is focusing on technology trends in county government. That includes protecting financial data, employee telecommuting, e-commerce and other economic development measures.
An estimated 2,000 local government officials, state legislators and business representatives are scheduled to attend.
The conference is set to end Saturday with an address from Gov. Larry Hogan.