Legislative Summit 14

Professional Track

  • Becoming a Transformational Legislative Leader
  • Managing Your Online Image
  • Winston Churchill’s Language of Leadership
  • Managing Legislative Staff: Best Practices

American Politics

  • Promoting Collaboration in an Era of Polarization
  • Supreme Court Roundup
  • Outlook for 2014 State Elections
  • Reaching Across the Aisle to Bridge the Ideological Divide

Hot Topics

  • Robocops: From Phones to Drones
  • The New Economy of Sharing
  • 3D Printing is Here
  • Crypto-Currencies: Changing the Way We Do Commerce


  • New Online Threats and Dangers: Can the Law Keep Up? Big Data: Big Opportunities, Big Risks
  • How Technology is Changing Agriculture
  • 3D Printing is Here
  • Big Data: Big Opportunities, Big Risks


  • Transforming Medicaid: Lessons from Pioneering States
  • States Cracking the Code on Health Costs
  • Alternatives for State Health Innovation

Jobs and the Economy

  • Financing Capital Improvements: Options and Emerging Trends
  • Economic Competitiveness and Immigration
  • Dirty Forecasting Comes Clean
  • Federal Budget Update

Criminal Justice

  • Outgrowing Crime: Research and Juvenile Justice
  • Predicting Pre-Trial Success
  • Raising the Bar on Community Corrections


  • Implementing Common Core and Assessments
  • Reading by Third Grade: It’s Critical
  • Rethinking the State’s Role in Higher Education
  • School Choice: Success and Accountability


  • The New Energy Revolution
  • Transforming North America’s Energy Outlook
  • What the Changing Electric Utilities Industry Means for Grid Reliability


  • New Policies in the World of Pensions
  • The State Role in Private Retirement Security
  • Public Pension Investment Policy – What’s the Role for Alternative Investments?


To the Minneapolis Legislative Summit

There is nothing Mini about it!

Bring home 1,000 ideas from the land of 10,000 lakes. For 40 years, the Legislative Summit is where legislators and staff come together across the aisle to tackle critical problems and find solutions that work.

Connect with legislators and staff across the country.

Discover the latest and best ideas.

Grow with networking and  professional development opportunities.

With more than 100 sessions, the time to dig deep into issues you care about, and opportunities to make new friendships and connections, you’ll come home brimming with ideas.

Watch our video on the attractions in Minnesota and Minneapolis.

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Registration for the NCSL Legislative Summit is now open. Visit the Registration page to learn more.


The nation's largest gathering of legislators and legislative staff for 40 years.

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Denver, CO 80230
Tel: 303-364-7700 | Fax: 303-364-7800


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Washington, D.C. 20001
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