Fiscal Analysts Seminar: 2013 | Oct. 7-9, 2013

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map of the United States The annual NCSL Fiscal Analysts Seminar provides both the knowledge of national experts and the expertise of senior legislative staff who are policy experts in their states. This year's meeting will include sessions on skills development and will feature session tracks on Education, Medicaid, Economic Development and Capital Budgeting.

This seminar is designed specifically for legislative fiscal and research staff with budget or tax responsibilities. Legislative council, committee, research and program evaluation staff, and executive budget office staff will benefit from the program. The seminar is a unique opportunity to explore key topics in depth and meet informally with colleagues from around the country to discuss common concerns.

This year's seminar will be held in Annapolis, Md., Oct. 7-9, 2013.


Registration fees are:

  • Legislative staff: $350 (early bird: register before Aug. 31)
  • Legislative staff: $375 (registered after Aug. 31)
  • Spouse/guest: $150
  • One-day only fee: $150
  • All others: $450
Register online 
Registration online requires a credit card for everyone except legislators and legislative staff. The registration fee for legislators and legislative staff can be billed to the state in most cases. Confirmations will be sent by e-mail, and meeting materials will be mailed.

When registering please select one track: Education, Medicaid, or Economic Development and Capital Budgeting
Cancellation/Refund Policy:
Cancellations must be made in writing to NCSL and can be faxed to 303 364-7811 or e-mailed to  Cancellations received by October 6, 2013 will be refunded minus a $50 processing fee. Fees cannot be refunded for registrations cancelled after the conference begins.



A block of rooms has been reserved at:

NCSL's block of rooms at the Historic Inns of Annapolis
is sold out. Please make your hotel reservation at:

The O'Callaghan Hotel
174 West Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

The deadline for making a hotel reservation at the O'Callaghan is Friday, September 27, so please make your reservation as soon as possible.

Each attendee is responsible for making his or her hotel and travel arrangements. Reservations must be held by one night's room deposit (major credit card guarantee is acceptable).

Book Online
  1. Go to the O'Callaghan website, select the desired travel dates and proceed to the booking page
  2. At the top, select Promo/Corporate Code
  3. Enter the code NCSL 2013 and select update
  4. A dialog box will appear asking you to confirm your selection
  5. The corporate negotiated rate will now appear in the list of available rates
  6. From here, the booking process can be completed as normal

Reserve by phone
When arranging hotel accommodations, please indicate that you are attending the NCSL conference to receive the negotiated rate of $121 per night (excluding tax). Call 1-866-782-9624 to make reservations.






The Historic Inns of Annapolis is  located 24 miles from Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI),  37 miles from Reagan International Airport and 62 miles from Dulles International Airport.

We recommend making flight arrangements through NCSL's travel agency, Christopherson Travel. To make reservations call: 

  • 800-825-3283
    (7 a.m. to 6 p.m. MDT)
  • 303-694-4344 

Reservations must be made at least seven days in advance, but make arrangements early for the best rates.

Special Needs
To ensure full participation and accessibility for all meeting attendees, please notify Stacy Householder at 303-856-1352, of any special accommodations you may require.