2018 NCSL Midwest States Fiscal Leaders Meeting Agenda and Resources

2/22/2018

This page hosts the agenda and resources for the 2018 NCSL Midwest States Fiscal Leaders Meeting, March 2-3 at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago. 

The 2018 NCSL Midwest States Fiscal Leaders Meeting has been specifically designed for legislative fiscal leaders and senior legislative fiscal staff. This meeting will provide attendees a special opportunity to communicate and collaborate with one another regarding budget realities throughout the Midwest.The meeting is made possible through the generous support of The Pew Charitable Trusts. 

 

 

 

Friday, march 2
8-9 a.m. Breakfast on own

8:45-9 a.m.

Lobby

Waldorf Astoria Chicago

11 E. Walton

Chicago, Ill. 60611

 

Meet in hotel lobby to go to the Digital Manufacutring and Design Innovation Institue (DMDII)

 

9:30-11 a.m.

DMDII

1415 N. Cherry Ave. 

Chicago, Ill. 60642

Advances in Manufacturing: optional off-site session at DMDII 

 

Join us and visit the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute. DMDII develops and demonstrates digital manufacturing technologies, and deploys and commercializes these technologies across key manufacturing industries. The goal is to create product and manufacturing process definitions simultaneously. Design innovation is the ability to apply these technologies, tools and products to re-imagine the manufacturing process from end to end.

 

11 a.m.

Depart DMDII to return to hotel

11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Sinclair Ballroom, 3rd floor

Waldorf Astoria Chicago

Buffet lunch served

12:15-12:30 p.m.

Sinclair Ballroom, 3rd Floor

Waldorf Astoria Chicago

Welcome and Introductions

 

  • Bill Pound, executive director, NCSL, Colorado
12:30-1:30 p.m.

Future of the Midwest Economy

 

Speaker

  • Edward (Ned) Hill, professor of public administration, Ohio State University

           Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

 

           All Things Considered NPR Transcript

1:30-2 p.m.

Federal Healthcare Changes: What States Need to Know

 

Speaker

  • Haley Nicholson, policy director-health, state-federal affairs, NCSL, District of Columbia

           Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

2-2:45 p.m.

Medicaid: What State Fiscal Leaders Need to Know

 

Speaker

  • Gabriel Petek, managing director, U.S. public finance, S&P Global, California

           Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

2:45-3:15 p.m. Snack Break
3:15-4:15 p.m.

State Debt Affordability

 

Moderator

  • Michael Belsky, executive director, center for municipal finance, University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy

Speakers

  • Natalie Cohen, director, municipal securities research, Wells Fargo Securities, New York

           Inside the Beltway: Budgets, Infrastructure and Such

 

           Retail Shopping Transformation and Local Fiscal Health

 

  • Lois Scott, president, Epoch Advisors, Illinois
4:15-5:15 p.m.

Federal Tax Reform and the Impact on States

 

Moderator

  • Max Behlke, director, federal budget and tax policy division, NCSL, District of Columbia

           Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

           

Speaker

  • Harley Duncan, tax managing director, state and local tax, KPMG, District of Columbia

           Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

 

6:15 p.m. Meet in lobby of hotel to walk to dinner

6:30-9 p.m.

Gibsons Steakhouse

1028 North Rush Street

Chicago, Ill. 60611

Reception and Dinner
Saturday, March 3

8-8:30 a.m.

Sinclair Ballroom, 3rd floor

Waldorf Astoria Chicago

11 E. Walton

Chicago, Ill. 60611

Breakfast
 

8:30-9:30 a.m.

Sinclair Ballroom, 3rd floor

Waldorf Astoria Chicago

Measuring and Managing Local Pension Risk

 

Moderator

  • Luke Martel, group director, employment, labor and retirement program, NCSL, Colorado

 

Speakers

  • Senator Jim Stamas, Michigan

           Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

  • Gerald Young, senior research associate, Center for State & Local Government Excellence, Ohio

           Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

  • Susan Banta, project director, research, public sector retirement systems, The Pew Charitable Trusts, District of Columbia

           Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

 

9:30-9:45 a.m.

Break

9:45 -10:45 a.m.

Transportation Funding: Looking Beyond the Gas Tax

 

Moderator

  • Doug Shinkle, program director, environment, energy and transportation Program, NCSL, Colorado

          NCSL Transportation Funding Deep Dive

 

          Recent State Gas Tax Legislations

Speaker

  • Ed Regan, senior vice president, CDM Smith, Florida

          Policy White Paper: The Motor Fuel Tax: A Critical System at Risk

 

          Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

10:45-11 a.m.

Break

11 a.m.-Noon

State Fiscal Roundtable Discussion

 

Discussion Leader

  • Arturo Pérez, group director, fiscal affairs program, NCSL, Colorado
Noon Meeting Adjourns