Occupational Licensing Multi-State Consortium Meeting

12/28/2017

2017 Multi-State Learning Consortium Meeting | Tucson | Dec. 4-6, 2017

Agenda and Meeting Resources

Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 

Noon-1:15 p.m.

Sonoran I

Welcome Lunch

Introduction of Partners and State Teams

 

Speakers

  •  Luke Martel, NCSL
  •  Martin Simon, NGA Center
  •  Elizabeth Whitehouse, CSG

Project Goals/Objectives/Timeline

  • Suzanne Hultin, NCSL

1:15-1:30 p.m.

Sonoran II

Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration

 

Speakers

  • Daniel Greenberg, U.S. Department of Labor
  • Pam Frugoli, U.S. Department of Labor

1:30-2:30 p.m.

Sonoran II

National Economic Outlook

 

Moderator

  •  Albert Downs, NCSL

Speaker

2:30-2:45 p.m.

Break

2:45-3:30 p.m.

Sonoran II

The State of Occupational Licensing

 

Moderator

  • Suzanne Hultin, NCSL

Speakers

  • Morris Kleiner, University of Minnesota | PDF: Presentation
  • Cory Everett, Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation (CLEAR) | PDF: Presentation

3:30-3:45 p.m.

Sonoran I

Snack Break

3:45-5:30 p.m.

(see map)

First State Team Time

State teams will meet to review their application and discuss individual team member goals for the state and for the group.

5:30 p.m.

Dinner on own

 

 

Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017

8-9:10 a.m.

Sonoran I

Breakfast Program: Best Practices in the States

 

Moderator

  • Meghan Wills, NGA Center

Speakers

9:10-9:20 a.m.

Sonoran I

Federal Trade Commission’s Economic Liberty Taskforce

Moderator

  • Geoff King, NGA Center

Speaker

  • Svetlana Gans, Federal Trade Commission

9:20-10:50 a.m.

Sonoran II

Different populations, different challenges

Speakers address the challenges certain populations face when entering the workforce, what are the barriers and cross-cutting solutions

 

Moderator

  • Jennifer Burnett, CSG

Speakers

  • Daryl Atkinson, Southern Coalition for Social Justice | PDF: Presentation
  • Bryan Wilson, National Skills Coalition
  • Paul Feltman, World Education Services | PDF: Presentation
  • Bill Hampton, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense

10:50-11 a.m.

Sonoran I

Snack Break

 

11 a.m.-12:20 p.m.

 

Second State Team Time

What will your state’s primary goals be with respect to the Occupational Licensing project? How will these goals fit into the larger economic development and regulatory plan for your state? How does your state plan to address the challenges of the four population groups?

12:20-1:30 p.m.

Sonoran I

Lunch with Teams

1:30-2:45 p.m.

Sonoran II

Health, Safety and Alternatives to Licensing

Discussion of mechanisms of licensing and impact on health and safety across states with and without licensing of a specific profession. 

 

Moderator

  • Joe Garcia, Western Interstate Compact on Higher Education

 

Speakers

 

2:45-3:30 p.m.

Sonoran II

Easing Burdens: Cooperative & Independent Approaches | presentation pdf

Discussion outlining cooperative approaches like compacts and reciprocity agreements and independent approaches like sunset and sunrise commissions and lateral recognition.

 

Speakers

  • Rick Masters, CSG
  •  Al Downs, NCSL​

3:30-3:40 p.m.

Sonoran I

Snack Break

3:40-5 p.m.

Third State Team Time

To further your state’s goals, what are some strategies your state could take on in the short term, medium term and long term?

What are some specific next steps your state can take to achieve each of the strategies you have identified?

5:30 p.m.

Dinner on own

 

 

 

Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017

8- 9:20 a.m.

Sonoran I

Breakfast and Closing Plenary

How to keep the momentum going back home.

 

Moderator

  • Luke Martel, NCSL

 

Speaker

  • Arizona Senate Majority Leader Kimberly Yee

9:20-9:30 a.m.

Break

9:30-11 a.m.

Final State Team Discussion

State teams will finalize their action plans and next steps.

Finalize date for first in-state meeting.

10:45-11:30 a.m.

Sonoran I

Snack Break and Hotel Check-Out

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

Sonoran II

Lunch and Team Reports (Three minutes each)

This session will feature state team reports, allow attendees to share their experiences and ideas, and next steps with in-state meetings and technical assistance for years two and three.