NCSL 2011 Legislative Summit Online Resources(As of September 20, 2011)

Monday, August 8

7:00 am - 1:00 pm

South Texas Detention Complex Tour and Briefing

Texas historical figures in convention center
Topic session speakers
meeting attendees
Session attendees
Registration

7:30 am - 2:30 pm

Educator Effectiveness Partnership Meeting

7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Energy Policy Summit

7:30 am - 1:30 pm 

What Works: Improving Latinos' Success in College

7:45 am - 2:45 pm 

Personal and District Office Staff Professional Development Seminar

8:00 am - 2:00 pm   

Bringing Home the Troops

8:30 am - 2:30 pm

International Program

8:45 am - 2:30 pm

Economic Development in the Lone Star State

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9:00 am - 1:30 pm

NCSL Federal Health Reform Implementation Task Force

9:00 am - 11:30 pm

Task Force on State and Local Taxation of Communications and Electronic Commerce

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Strategies for States and the Military to Share Health Information

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Online Sales Taxes: Can They Be Collected? (Luncheon)

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

ASLCS "A" Committees

1:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Code Revisors Roundtable

1:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Crafting Legislation in a Dynamic Environment

1:00 pm - 2:45 pm

State Revenue Forecasting

1:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Tour of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library

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1:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Using Census Data for Legislative Research

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

What Can NALIT Do for You?

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1:15 pm - 2:45 pm

Border Security

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

ASLCS "B" Committees

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Health Care Technology Showcase

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

ASLCS "C" Committees

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Federal Update - Health and Human Services Programs

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Open and Accessible Legislative Documents

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

21st Century Communications

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

21st Century Self-Assessment:  A New Tool for Legislative Agencies

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Budgets and Revenue Committee Federal Budget Update

3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Environment Committee Business Meeting

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Federalism and the 10th Amendment -- Roundtable

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Getting Voter Registration Right

3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 

Health Committee Business Meeting

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

How Livability Policies and Practices Help Older Adults Age in Place

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Human Services and Welfare Committee Business Meeting

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

States Dig for Ways to Make Mines Safer

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Thinking Outside the Box:  A Fresh Approach to Education Reform (Part 1)

4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Budgets and Revenue Committee Business Meeting

4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Can States Stage More Efficient Elections? 

4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Home Visiting:  Strengthening Supports to Parents and Young Children

4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Non-Emergency Medical Transportation and Medicaid Cost Savings for States

4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Overcoming Barriers to Using Health Care Technology

4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Trade 101:  A Legislator's Guide to Trade

4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Thinking Outside the Box:  Legislative Response (Part 2)
Tuesday, August 9

7:00 am - 8:45 am

Bullying, Schools and Mental Health (Breakfast) General Session speaker Jim Collins
Session attendees
Session presentation
Session attendees
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7:15 am - 9:00 am

Tour of the Blue Wing Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant (Breakfast)

7:30 am - 8:45 am

Business Meeting:  Transforming Health Care Through Technology Partners Project

7:45 am - 8:45 am 

Ethics and Social Media Roundtable

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7:45 am - 8:45 am 

Legislative Staff:  New Attendee Orientation (Breakfast)

7:45 am - 8:45 am  

Legislator Prayer Breakfast

7:45 am - 8:45 am

New Attendee Orientation

7:45 am - 8:45 am

Orientation for New Staff Section Officers

9:00 am - 10:30 am

General Session -- The Climb to Success:  Going from Good to Great with Jim Collins

10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Texas State Capitol Security Tour

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Banking Regulation and Dodd-Frank Act

10:45 am - 11:45 am

Education Committee Business Meeting and Federal Update

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Filling the Gap in the Primary Care Workforce

10:45 am - 5:00 pm

International Delegates:  Visit the State Capitol in Austin

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Labor and Economic Development Committee Business Meeting

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Putting the Brakes on Drugged Driving

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Redistricting Litigation--2011 Update

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

The State of State Budgets

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Transportation Committee Business Meeting

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Welfare Reform:  TANF During the Recession and into the Future

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

What Are the Long-Term Impacts of Environmental Regulations on Industry and Consumers?

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Arts and Tourism Equals Economic Development for San Antonio

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Birth to Grade 3:  Connecting Early Childhood to the Early Grades

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Interim Assessments:  A Tool to Improve Educator Evaluation and Student Learning (Committee Luncheon)

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Medicaid Home and Community-Based Care:  A Critical Piece of the Medicaid Puzzle (Luncheon)

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

 Principles of Effective State Sentencing and Corrections Policy (Luncheon)

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Redistricting and Elections Committee Roundtable and Lunch

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Safety First:  Keeping Child Passengers Safe on the Roads

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Siting Renewable Energy Facilities:  Roadblocks and Opportunities (Luncheon)

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

State Strategies to Manage Budget Shortfalls

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Tools for Stressful Times

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Using Technology to Get More Bang for the Buck (Committee Luncheon)

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Agriculture and Energy Committee Business Meeting

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

CFI Committee Business Meeting

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Health Insurance Exchanges

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Human Services and Welfare Committee Business Meeting

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm

Is the American Dream Still Possible?

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Presenting Maps

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Supreme Court Roundup, Federal Update and Law and Criminal Justice Committee Business Meeting

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Transportation Committee Business Meeting and Federal Updates

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Variable Water Laws:  What are the Implications for States?

1:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Caucus Strategic Planning

1:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Collaborative School Reform:  Building Partners for School Improvement

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Governing and Paying for Transportation Infrastructure:  Discussion Roundtables

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Tax Fairness in the Digital Age

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Texas:  Working to Keep Children Safe

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Evidence-Based Care:  Better Bang for the Buck?

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Natural Disaster Planning and States' Response

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Data Challenges in the 2011 Redistricting Cycle

3:15 pm - 4:30 pm

Nuclear Energy Policy:  Where Do We Go From Here?

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Legislative Staff University:  Ethics at the Box Office

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Let's Talk UI:  Legislators Address Trust Fund Solvency 

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Recent Developments in Public-Private Partnerships for Transportation

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Strong Leadership Turning Around Low Performing Schools

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Extended Producer Responsibility

3:45 pm - 5:15 pm

Human Services Budgets:  Targeting Funding to Programs That Work

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Medicaid Managed Care

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Surplus Lines After SLIMPACT

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

The Voting Rights Act:  Who Gets Language Help?

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Animal Welfare and Livestock Standards:  What Role are the States Playing?
Wednesday, August 10

7:00 am - 8:15 am

NCSL/Annie E. Casey Foundation Partnership on Family Economic Success (Breakfast) NASA Space Shuttle Crew
Rick Perry book signing
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General session attendees
Bipartisan Bike Ride
Walk for Wellness

7:30 am - 8:30 am

Implementing Common Core Standards

8:00 am - 8:45 am

NCSL 50-State + Bill Information Services (BIS) Training

8:30 am - 9:45 am

General Session -- Fed Up:  The Relationship Between the States and the Federal Government

10:00 am - 11:30 am

CFPB:  The Unique Bureau

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Creating Jobs By Reducing State Regulations

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Legal Minefields in the Legislative Workplace

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Return on Investment:  Improving Results and Saving Money

10:00 am - 11:30 am
 

Roundtable on Legislative Internship Programs

10:00 am - 11:30 am

State Pensions:  The Financial and Legal Framework

10:00 am - 11:30 am

States Opting Out:  Health Reform Challenges, Waivers and Alternatives

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Testing the Constitution:  State Immigration Laws and the Courts

10:00 am - 11:30 am

The 2010 Redistricting Cycle--Unlike Any Before

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Tour of the United Way of San Antonio and Dexar County's Promise Neighborhood Project

10:00 am - 11:30 am

U.S. Nuclear Energy Outlook

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Women's Legislative Network Lunch and Business Meeting:  Women in the Military

11:45 am - 4:30 am

LRL Texas Legislative Research Library Tour

  • There are no online resources available for this session.

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

A New American Portrait

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Bringing Legislators to the Table:  Addressing Hunger in America

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Building Skills and Creating Jobs

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Is Technology Transforming Government?

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

K-12 Education:  Are States Getting What They Are Paying For?

1:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Legislative Staff Workshop:  So You Think Things Were Tough Before?  Turning Challenges into Opportunities

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Pain at the Pump

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

State Pensions:  The States Respond to Challenges

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

The ABC's of Healthcare Delivery Models:  New Approaches to Generating Savings and Improving Quality

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

The Art of Public Speaking

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

The U.S. Economy:  When Will it Return to "Normal?"

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

NCSL 50-State + Bill Information Service (BIS) Training

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

A Revenue Opportunity WITHOUT a Tax Increase

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Bringing Legislators to the Table:  Addressing Hunger in America

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Creating the States' Agenda:  What You Need to Know About the NCSL Business Meeting

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Crisis Leadership

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Global Perspectives on the Legislative Institution

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Growing Green:  Fertilizing Job Growth and Local Economies

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Preparing for Bringing Home the Troops

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

State Pensions:  The Special Case of Teachers' Pensions

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

States Transforming Medicaid

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

The Critical Link Between Higher Education and the Economy

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

iPads and Tablets in the Legislature

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Legislators' Roundtable -- Policy and the Politics of Change:  What's Going On In the States?

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

NALFO Management Discussion:  Fiscal Notes and IT Systems

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The Perils of the Attorney-Client Relationship in the Legislature

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

When Serving the Legislature Means Serving Constitutents

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Disaster Planning
Thursday, August 11

7:00 am - 8:00 pm

Food and Farm Issues Forecast General session pollster speakers
Arts award
NCSL business meeting
Legislative staff awards
Legislative staff awards
Horses outside Thursday evening event

8:00 am - 9:15 am

Complexity in College Admissions:  How to Simplify the Process

8:00 am - 9:15 am

Education Reform Through Choice, Charters and Vouchers

8:00 am - 9:15 am

Here and Now:  States Respond to Health Insurance Reform

8:00 am - 9:15 am

Is it Possible to Craft a Sensible Energy Policy?

8:00 am - 9:15 am

Maximizing State Economic Growth

8:00 am - 9:15 am

Medicaid Block Grants:  How Would They Work?

8:00 am - 9:15 am

Spotlight on Human Trafficking with Mira Sorvino

8:00 am - 9:15 am

The Changing Role of State Government

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9:30 am - 10:30 am

General Session -- State Legislatures Presents:  Politics, Policy and Polls--What Americans Think Today

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Live Q&A Chat with Arturo Perez on State Budgets

10:45 am - 12:30 pm

NCSL Annual Business Meeting

12:30 pm - 2:15 pm

ASLCS Luncheon and Business Meeting

12:30 pm - 2:15 pm

A Wealth of Knowledge:  How the Health IT Revolution is Saving Lives and Dollars

12:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Legislative Education Staff Network Business Meeting and Awards Luncheon

12:30 pm - 2:15 pm

LINCS Business Meeting and Working Lunch

12:30 pm - 2:15 pm

LRL Business Meeting Luncheon

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12:30 pm - 2:15 pm

LSS Luncheon and Business Meeting

12:30 pm - 2:15 pm

LSSS Business Meeting and Luncheon

12:30 pm - 2:15 pm

NALFO Business Meeting and Fiscal Roundtable (Luncheon)

12:30 pm - 2:15 pm

NALIT Lunch and Business Meeting

12:30 pm - 2:15 pm

NLPES Award Announcements and Networking Luncheon

12:30 pm - 2:15 pm

NLSSA Business Meeting and Lunch

12:30 pm - 2:15 pm

RACSS Business Meeting and Luncheon

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Live Q&A Chat with Chris McCroskey on Use of Social Media in Elections

2:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Collective Bargaining

2:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Emergency Communications Support for State and Federal

2:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Policy Options for Expanding the Oral Health Workforce

2:15 pm - 4:45 pm

Site Visit:  Clinical Practice Model Resource Center, University Hospital, San Antonio

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Making History:  Legislative Staff Working for America's Legislatures

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Texas Transportation Showcase

2:30 pm - 5:15 pm

Tour:  America GI Forum Residential Center for Veterans

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Insulating State Legislation From Court Challenges

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Moving Beyond PowerPoint Fatigue

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

NCSL Agriculture and Rural Development:  Future Directions

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

NLSSA Tour Office of Emergency Management

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Social Media and Mobile Technologies:  Legislative Game-Changers

Preconference Sessions - Sunday, August 7

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Energy Security Meeting / Task Force on Energy Supply