2015 Legislative Summit Online Resources

12/2/2015

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Find links to 2015 Legislative Summit session resources, such as PowerPoints, handouts, audio and video recordings from the 2015 Legislative Summit in Seattle.

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Highlights | Sunday, Aug. 2

During the Legislative Summit, we will be highlighting key events from each day of the meeting. Please check back for highlights from Sunday, Aug. 2!

Time Sessions
8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Agriculture Task Force Tour

8 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Task Force on Energy Supply

 

Session Resources:

9-10 a.m. LSCC Staff Section Officers Work Group
9-10 a.m. LSCC Standing Committees Work Group
9-10 a.m. LSCC Strategic Planning Work Group
10-11 a.m. LSCC Legislative Institution Subcommittee Meeting
10-11 a.m. LSCC Programs, Professional Development and Outreach Subcommittee Meeting
10-11 a.m. LSCC Information Technology Issues Subcommittee Meeting
11 a.m.-Noon Full Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee (LSCC) Meeting
Noon-1 p.m. NCSL Legislative Staff Nominating Committee: Members Briefing
Noon-5 p.m. International Registration
1-2:15 p.m. Member Outreach and Communications Subcommittee Meeting
1-5 p.m. Task Force on State and Local Taxation
2:30-3:45 p.m. Budget, Finance and Rules Meeting
4-5:30 p.m. Women's Legislative Network Board Meeting
4-5:30 p.m. Full Executive Committee Meeting
6:30-8:30 p.m. NALIT Dutch Treat Dinner

 

Highlights | Monday, Aug. 3

During the Legislative Summit, we will be highlighting key events from each day of the meeting. Please check back for highlights from Monday, Aug. 3!

Time Sessions
7 a.m.-5 p.m.

Registration

7 a.m.-1:15 p.m.

Catch a Ride: How the Sharing Economy is Shaping the Future of Transportation

 

Session Resources:

7 a.m.-Noon

Task Force on State and Local Taxation

7:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Agriculture Task Force Meeting

 

Session Resource:

7:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m.

NCSL’s Environmental Health Science Preconference

 

Session Resource:

7:30 a.m.-Noon

Task Force on Innovations in State Health Systems

 

Session Resources:

7:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m.

Military and Veterans Affairs Task Force

 

Session Resources:

7:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Task Force on Immigration in the States
7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. International Program
8 a.m.-1:15 p.m.

Energy Policy Summit

 

Session Resources:

8 a.m.-5 p.m. National Legislative Services and Security Association (NLSSA)
9 a.m.-Noon

Courageous Conversations: Digging Deep for Success

 

Session Resource:

9-10:30 a.m. NCSL Foundation Board of Directors Meeting
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Mason's Manual Commission
9 a.m.-5 p.m. NCSL Legislative Staff Nominating Committee: Candidate Interviews
9 a.m.-Noon Telehealth Partnership
9-11:30 a.m.

Field Trip: King County Election Office

 

Session Resources:

King County Elections Tour Map 

King County Elections 2014 Annual Report 

10-11:30 a.m.

Child Support and Incarceration

11 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Fraud Alert! A New Wave of Federal and State Tax Return Fraud
11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. New Members Roundtable
11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Legislative Summit Orientation
Noon-1:30 p.m. Health and Human Services Committee Luncheon
Noon-1:15 p.m.

States Support Female Veterans

 

Session Resource:

1-1:30 p.m. NCSL 50-State Bill Information Service Training
1:30-3 p.m. Update on the President's Executive Actions on Immigration
1:30-2:45 p.m.

State Debt Situation: An Update and Discussion

 

Session Resource:

1:30-2:30 p.m.

Oregon’s Automatic Voter Registration (and Other Registration Innovations)

 

Session Resources:

1:30-3:45 p.m.

International Trade and Export Promotion Discussion

 

Session Resource:

1:30-4 p.m.

Returning to Trust Workshop: A Process for Rebuilding a Critical Infrastructure

 

Session Resource:

1:30-2:30 p.m.

Facial Recognition Technology in the Modern World

 

Session Resource:

1:30-3:15 p.m.

Next Generation Accountability Systems

 

Session Resources:

1:45-2:45 p.m. Health and Human Services Committee Federal Update
2-5 p.m.

Ethics in Public Service: The Communication Connection

 

Session Resource:

2-3 p.m. ASLCS 'A' Committee: Bylaws and Standing Orders
2-3 p.m. ASLCS 'A' Committee: Inside the Legislative Process
2-3 p.m. ASLCS 'A' Committee: Site Selection
2-3 p.m. ASLCS 'A' Committee: Technology
2-3 p.m. State Tax Reform
2-2:45 p.m.

Distance Is Not a Barrier: Remote Public Testimony

 

Session Resources:

2:30-3:15 p.m. Top Ways to Combat Financial Crimes
2:40-3:45 p.m.

Funding Campaigns: What Have the Courts Said?

 

Session Resources:

3-4 p.m. ASLCS 'B' Committee: International Communication and Development
3-4 p.m. ASLCS 'B' Committee: Legislative Administrator
3-4 p.m. ASLCS 'B' Committee: Membership and Communication
3-4 p.m. ASLCS 'B' Committee: Support Staff
3-4 p.m. Budgets and Revenue Committee Business Meeting
3-5 p.m.

Data Visualization

 

Session Resources:

3:15-5 p.m.

Better Approaches to Addressing Mental Illness in Criminal Justice Systems

 

Session Resource:

3:15-4:45 p.m. Key Questions About Charter School Authorizers
3:15-3:30 p.m. FirstNet Update
3:30-4:45 p.m.

Disaster Insurance: Are States and Insurance Companies Prepared?

 

Session Resources:

4-5 p.m. ASLCS 'C' Committee: Canadian-American Relations
4-5 p.m. ASLCS 'C' Committee: Professional Journal
4-5 p.m. ASLCS 'C' Committee: Program Development
4-5 p.m. ASLCS 'C' Committee: Roster
4-5 p.m.

When the Voters Decide: The Role of Ballot Measures in Making Law

 

Session Resources:

4-5 p.m.

Labor and Economic Development Committee Business Meeting

 

Session Resources:

4-5 p.m.

State Budget Update / Federal Budget Update

 

Session Resource:

5-5:30 p.m. Steering Committee
5-5:45 p.m. LSS Reception
5:30-7 p.m. Social Event: A Taste of Washington
7-9 p.m. LRL Informal Dinner

Highlights | Tuesday, Aug. 4

During the Legislative Summit, we will be highlighting key events from each day of the meeting. Please check back for highlights from Tuesday, Aug. 4! 

Time Sessions
7 a.m.-5 p.m.

Registration

7-8:15 a.m.

Building Strong School Leaders Breakfast

 

Session Resources:

7:15-8:30 a.m.

Fly-Over: An Examination and Discussion of Unmanned Aircraft Systems

 

Session Resources:

7:30-8:30 a.m.

Research and Committee Staff Section Business Meeting

7:30-8:30 a.m. Reviewing Administrative Rule: The Legislature's Role

7:30-8:30 a.m.

NLPES Executive Committee Meeting

7:30-8:30 a.m. LRL Business Meeting
7:30-8:30 a.m.

Annie E. Casey Kids Count

 

Session Resource:

7:30-8:30 a.m. NALFO Business Meeting and Breakfast
7:30-8:30 a.m. NALIT Business Meeting and Breakfast
8-8:30 a.m. LSS Business Meeting
8:30-9:30 a.m.

Tuesday General Session | Redefining Corporate Responsibility: A Perspective from Starbucks

9 a.m.-2:00 p.m. National Legislative Services and Security Association (NLSSA)
9:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m. International Program - Visit to the Washington State Capitol
9:45-11:30 a.m.

Supreme Court Roundup

 

Session Resources:

9:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Education Committee Federal Update and Business Meeting

 

Session Resources:

9:45-11:15 a.m.

Budgeting to the Edge: State Finances in the Post-Great Recession Era

 

Session Resources:

9:45-10:45 a.m.

U.S. Census Bureau: Update on Major Design Changes for 2020 and Redistricting Data Office Prototype Data

 

Session Resource:

9:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Health and Human Services Committee Business Meeting

9:45-11:15 a.m.

Mentoring in a Legislative Environment

9:45-11 a.m.

Broadband Changes

 

Session Resources:

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Exhibit Hall
10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

NRI Committee Business Meeting

 

Session Resource:

10-11:30 a.m.

Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act Update

 

Session Resources:

11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Redistricting: A Mid-Decade Review

 

Session Resources:

11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Crowdfunding 101 Update

 

Session Resources:

11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Law, Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee Business Meeting
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Pardon the Payment: Are Tax Amnesties Good Tax Policy?

 

Session Resources:

11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Special Briefing: Community Housing Associations and their Roles in the States

 

Session Resource:

11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Legislative Effectiveness Committee Business Meeting and Lunch
Noon-2 p.m. ASLCS Business Meeting and Luncheon
Noon-1:30 p.m. Legislative Staff Directors' Luncheon
12:15-1:30 p.m.

Increasing Independents: Looking at the Rise of Unaffiliated Voters (Luncheon)

 

Session Resource:

12:30-1:45 p.m.

The Future of Recycling

 

Session Resource:

12:30-1:45 p.m.

The Arts and Well-Being Across the Military Continuum

 

Session Resource:

12:30-1:45 p.m.

Evidence-Based Policymaking: Achieving Efficient and Effective Programs (Luncheon)

 

Session Resources:

 

Speaker 1:  Gary VanLandingham, The Pew Charitable Trusts:

 

Speaker 2:  MS Rep. Herb Frierson

 

Speaker 3:  Charles Sallee, New Mexico Legislative Finance Committee

12:30-1:45 p.m.

Cloud Computing Now and Looking Forward Working Lunch

 

Session Resources:

12:30-1:45 p.m.

The International Education Comparative and Imperative

 

Session Resource:

12:30-1:45 p.m.

Law, Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee Luncheon -- Police-Worn Body Cameras: Technology, Cost and Impact

 

Session Resource:

1:15-3:15 p.m. Designing Constituent Meetings
1:45-2:45 p.m.

Early Voting, Absentee Voting and Voting by Mail: Is Giving Voter More Options a Good Idea?

 

Session Resources:

1:45-2:45 p.m. Health and Human Services Committee Business Meeting
1:45-2:45 p.m. Redistricting Working Session
2-3:15 p.m.

Economic Engines: Women-Owned Businesses Keep the American Dream Alive

 

Session Panelists and Resources:

 

2-4:30 p.m.

EPA 111(d) Regulation: Public Hearing

 

Session Resources:

2-3:15 p.m.

Eyes on Crime: Police Body-Worn Cameras

 

Session Resources:

2-3:15 p.m.

New Capital Opportunities for State Investments

 

Session Resource:

  • A State Legislator's Guide to Small Business Investment Programs | Eric Cromwell & Dan Scmisseur, Cromwell Schmisseur LLC
2-3:30 p.m. CFI Committee Business Meeting
2-3:15 p.m.

NCSL's International Education Study Group: A Progress Report

 

Session Resources:

2:30-3 p.m.

NCSL 50-State Bill Information Service Training

2:45-4:30 p.m. Waivers and Block Grants and States…Oh My!
3-4 p.m. Exhibit Hall Break
3:30-5 p.m.

Marketing the Citizen Legislator

 

Session Resource:

3:30-5 p.m.

Legislative Staff University | Rock Star Communication: Take it To the Next Level! With Sari de la Motte

 

Session Resource:

3:30-5 p.m.

Marijuana and Federalism

 

Session Resources:

 
3:30-5 p.m.

Internet Voting: Do Security Concerns Preclude Voting Over the Web?

 

Session Resources:

3:30-5 p.m.

Next Step: Building Teaching Career Ladders and Supporting Teacher Leaders

 

Session Resource:

3:30-5 p.m.

Paving the Way to a Secure Retirement for Private Sector Workers

 

Session Resources:

3:45-5 p.m.

Small Dollar Lending: Are the Feds Moving In?

 

Session Resources:

 

NCSL Resources:

Additional Resources:

4-5 p.m. Women's Legislative Network Roundtable Policy Discussions
4:30-5 p.m. Meet the Energy Industry Experts
4:30-5:15 p.m.

Clearing the Air About E-Cigarettes

 

Session Resources:

5-6 p.m. Women's Legislative Network 30th Anniversary Gala Reception
5:15-6:30 p.m. Young and New Professionals and New Attendee Networking Reception
5:15-6:30 p.m. Steering Committee
5:30-7 p.m. International Attendee Reception
6:30-8:30 p.m. Research and Committee Staff Section Dutch Treat Dinner
6:30-8:30 p.m. Legal Services Staff Section Dutch Treat Dinner
7-8 p.m. LRL Dutch Treat Dinner

Highlights | Wednesday, Aug. 5

During the Legislative Summit, we will be highlighting key events from each day of the meeting. Please check back for highlights from Wednesday, Aug. 5! 

Time Sessions
6:30-8 a.m.

Walk for Wellness

7 a.m.-5 p.m. Registration
7-8 a.m.

Education Committee and Early Learning Fellows Breakfast

7-8 a.m.

Prayer Breakfast

7:15-8:30 a.m.

Food and Farm Breakfast: The Agricultural Age Conundrum

 

Session Resource:

8-9 a.m.

Wednesday General Session | Big Trends, Big Opportunities with Ford futurist Sheryl Connelly, Amazon executive Andy Jassy and economist Christopher Thornberg

 

Session Resource:

9 a.m.-4 p.m. Exhibit Hall
9:15-11:30 a.m.

Legalizing Marijuana: Potholes and Possibilities (Deep Dive Session)

 

Session Resources:

NCSL Resources:

9:15-11:30 a.m.

The Future of Everything (Deep Dive Session)

9:45-11:15 a.m.

A Better Way to Fund Higher Education?

 

Session Resources:

9:45-11:15 a.m.

Volatile Oil Prices: Optimism and Anxiety in the States

 

Session Resources:

9:45-11:15 a.m.

U.S. Economic Outlook: Will Slow and Steady Win the Race? With Christopher Thornberg

9:45-11:15 a.m. The Power of Stories With Evelyn Clark
9:45-11:15 a.m.

What’s Next with States and the Affordable Care Act?

 

Session Resources:

 

 

9:45-11:15 a.m.

Sizzle and Substance: Delivering Brain Friendly Presentations that Persuade

10 a.m.-5 p.m.

NCSL Executive Committee Nominating Committee: Candidate Interviews

11:15-11:45 a.m. NCSL 50-State Bill Information Service Training
11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Wednesday General Session | Robert Gates: The Challenge of Politics and America's Global Standing

 

Session Resource:

12:30-2 p.m.

Women's Legislative Network 30th Anniversary Lunch

12:30-2 p.m.

Legislative Staff Luncheon | There's Nothing Trivial About It! With Ken Jennings

 

Session Resource:

12:30-2 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Luncheon

2-4:30 p.m.

Filling Up the Tank: Funding Transportation (Deep Dive Session)

 

Session Resources:

NCSL Resources:

2-4:30 p.m.

Beating the Odds: Tapping Brain Potential (Deep Dive Session)

 

Session Resources:

2-3:15 p.m.

Corrections Reflections: A Conversation with Piper Kerman

 

Session Resources:

2-3:15 p.m. A Better Way to Ensure Smart Tax Incentives
2-3:15 p.m.

Cost Efficiencies of Defined Benefit Pension Plans

 

Sessions Resources:

 

2-3:15 p.m. Legislator Roundtable: How Technology and Governing Intersect
2-3:15 p.m.

New Medicines: Opportunities and Challenges

 

Session Resources:

2-3:30 p.m.

ASLCS Executive Committee Meeting

3-4 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Break

3:30-4:45 p.m.

The Power of Photos

 

Session Resource:

3:30-4:45 p.m. A Better Way to Keep Kids Out of Prison
3:30-4:45 p.m.

Beyond the Status Quo: Tackling Health System Reforms

 

Session Resource:

3:30-4:45 p.m.

Rolling Out State Cash Balance, Hybrid and Defined Contribution Plans

 

Session Resources:

3:30-4:45 p.m. Leadership Roundtable
3:30-4:45 p.m. A Dash of Humor May Be the Secret Sauce of Communication
3:30-5 p.m.

Effective Research Strategies: Finding and Presenting Information

 

Session Resources:

3:30-4:45 p.m.

Revitalizing Performance Measurement and Budgeting

 

Session Resource:

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Legal Lessons Learned in the 2015 Legislative Session

3:30-4:45 p.m. Slow Revenue Growth - The New Normal?
3:30-4:45 p.m. National Legislative Services and Security Association (NLSSA) Staff Section Meeting
3:30-4:45 p.m.

Data Breaches: Not If, But When

 

Session Resource:

3:30-5 p.m.

ASLCS Strategic Planning Committee

4-5 p.m.

2016 Exhibit Space Selection

4:30-5 p.m. Legal Services Staff Section Business Meeting
4:45-6 p.m.

Investments in Oral Health: State Policy Options for Improving Care Outcomes and Reducing Costs

 

Session Resource:

5-6 p.m.

LSMI Alumni Reception

6:30-10 p.m.

Social Event: Washington Block Party

Highlights | Thursday, Aug. 6

During the Legislative Summit, we will be highlighting key events from each day of the meeting. Please check back for highlights from Thursday, Aug. 6! 

Time Sessions
6:30-8 a.m. Bipartisan Bike Ride
7:30 a.m.-Noon

Registration

8-10:15 a.m. 

The Future of Work: Six Radical Changes Disrupting the Next Decade

8:30-10 a.m.

Republican Breakfast With William Kristol

8:30-10 a.m.

Democratic Breakfast with Mark Schauer

9 a.m.-Noon

Exhibit Hall

9 a.m.-2 p.m. National Legislative Services and Security Association (NLSSA)
10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

NCSL Business Meeting

12:15-1:45 p.m. Thursday General Session Luncheon | Leadership Lessons With Jon Meacham
2-4 p.m. Seattle Public Library Services: Program and Tour
2-3:30 p.m. State Budget Update Roundtable
2-3 p.m.

Technology: It's Not Magic

 

Session Resource:

 

2:30-5:30 p.m.

Innovations in Preparing Tomorrow’s Workforce: A Seminar for Legislative Education Staff

 

Session Resources:

3:15-4:15 p.m.

The Good, the Bad, the Cloud

 

Session Resources:

4:30-5 p.m.

NALIT Executive Committee Meeting