NLPES Professional Development Seminar 2010

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Louisiana CapitolThe National Legislative Program Evaluation Society will be meeting this year in Baton Rouge, Louisiana from October 4-6.  At the NLPES Professional Development Seminar, we will build our skills, expand our understanding of current legislative issues, and network with colleagues from across the country. 

Sessions will focus on communication, the budget situation, ARRA and much more! Be sure to check back soon for the program agenda.


Registration fees are:

  • Legislators/Legislative staff: $350
  • Government/Non-profit/University: $365
  • Spouse/guest/student: $100

Registration coming soon!

  • Online Registration has closed. See registration form below. 
    Online registration requires a credit card for everyone except legislators and legislative staff. Confirmations will be sent by e-mail, and meeting materials will be mailed. Online registration is the preferred method.                     
  • Fax or mail the registration form to NCSL.
    Fax: 303-364-7811. 
    Mail: Attn: Registration,
    7700 East First Place, Denver, 80230
  • Onsite
    If you are unable to meet the Sept. 24, 2010, registration deadline, register onsite.

Spouse/Guest Registration. Spouse/guest registrants are defined as a member of your immediate family or spouse/partner.  A guest must accompany a full registrant.

Cancellations received in the NCSL Denver office by September 30 will be refunded minus a $50 processing fee. Cancellations must be made in writing and faxed to 303.364.7811. Fees cannot be refunded for registrations cancelled after the conference begins.

Confirmations will be e-mailed if an address is provided. Letter confirmations will be mailed upon request.



A block of rooms has been reserved at:

Each attendee is responsible for making his or her hotel and travel arrangements. Reserve your room now! Be sure to reference the group code NCS if you make reservations over the phone. You do not need to reference this code if using the above link.

When arranging hotel accommodations, please indicate that you are attending the NLPES conference (group code: NCS) to receive the negotiated rate of $139 per night (excluding tax).

Reservations must be held by one night’s room deposit (major credit card guarantee is acceptable). The deadline for making hotel reservations is September 10, 2010, or until sold out, whichever comes first. After that date, reservations will be accepted at the seminar rate based on room availability.

Visit the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center website for more information about the accommodations offered.




Baton Rouge is served by the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport and accessible by jet service via Delta, American, Northwest and Continental. Reservations must be made at least seven days in advance, but make arrangements early for the best rates.

To make flight reservations, call Andavo Travel at:

  • 800.825.3283
    (7 a.m. to 6 p.m. MDT).
  • 303.694.4344

Ground Transportation
The Hilton Baton Rouge offers a courtesy airport shuttle service to our attendees. From baggage claim, look for the courtesy telephone bank (near ground transportation) to contact the hotel; they will send a shuttle for you.  Wait times may vary, but 15 minutes is typical.  Rental cars and taxis are also available. Visit the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport site for a complete list of taxis and rental car options.

Special Needs
To ensure full participation and accessibility for all meeting attendees, please notify us, of any special accommodations you may require.

City Information
As Louisiana's capitol city, Baton Rouge is filled with southern culture. Home to fabulous Cajun cuisine, Louisiana State University and many festivals, everyone can find something to love about Baton Rouge! Visit the Convention and Visitor Bureau website for more information about one of the most unforgettable southern cities.