Picture of Georgian CapitolNational Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) Agenda

NCSL Professional Development Seminar October 1-3, 2012

Georgian Terrace Hotel

Atlanta, Georgia (As of August 27, 2012)

Preliminary Agenda

Sponsored by the National Legislative Program Evaluation Society

Hosted by the Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts

Sunday | Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday

Sunday, September 30, 2012

9:00 am-5:00 pm

NLPES Executive Committee Meeting
Georgian Terrace Hotel
Monday, October 1, 2012

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Registration/Information Desk
Georgian Terrace Hotel 

9:00 am-Noon

Pre-Conference Program—Cost Benefit Update
Georgian Terrace Hotel
Support for this program was provided in part by The Pew Charitable Trusts.

Noon-1:00 pm

Lunch (on your own)

1:15 pm-3:00 pm

(1) Reviewing Draft Reports (Panel)
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1:15 pm-3:00 pm

(2) Interviewing and Managing Difficult Auditees (Roundtable)
Georgian Terrace Hotel

3:15 pm-5:00 pm

(3) Audit Planning Approaches (Roundtable)
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3:15 pm-5:00 pm

(4) Training and Orientation (Roundtable)
Georgian Terrace Hotel

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Registration/Information Desk
Georgian Terrace Hotel 

8:30 am-10:15 am

(5) Data Analysis (Plenary Panel)
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10:30 am-Noon

(6) Research Methods Award Winners (Roundtable)
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10:30 am-Noon

(7) Accessing Data and Information: Overcoming Challenges (Panel)
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Noon-1:30 pm

Luncheon
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Welcome, Comments and Award Presentations

1:45 pm-3:30 pm

(8) Yellow, Red and Other—QC Practices (Roundtable)
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1:45 pm-3:30 pm

(9) Cost Savings Reports (Panel)
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3:45 pm-5:30 pm

(10) Developmental Disabilities (Panel)
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3:45 pm-5:30 pm

 (11) Prison Alternatives and Cost Savings (Panel)
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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

8:00 am-Noon

Registration/Information Desk
Georgian Terrace Hotel, Lower Level

8:30 am-10:30 am

(12) Veterans Affairs (Panel)
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8:30 am-10:30 am

(13) Children and Family Services (Panel)
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10:45 am-Noon

(14) Auditing Politically Charged Issues (Roundtable)
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Total CPE—810 minutes: 16.2 hours
For more information contact Brenda Erickson.