NCSL 2012 Legislative Summit Online Resources(Check back for frequent updates)

Sunday, August 5

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Energy Supply Task Force  

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

U.S. Legislative Process Overview

 

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Facilitator Preparation for the International Comparison: Sharing Solutions through Roundtable Discussions

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

International Comparisons and Universal Solutions--Roundtable Discussions

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

NCSL Executive Committee:  Member Outreach and Communications

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Task Force on State and Local Taxation

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

NCSL Executive Committee:  Budget, Finance and Rules Committee

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Leadership is a Team Sport

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

NCSL Full Executive Committee
Monday, August 6

7:00 am - 1:15 pm

Energy Summit Welcome to Summit

Registration on Monday

Lincoln at Bookstore

General Session Speaker:  Diane Swonk

Awards

7:30 am - 1:00 pm

Environmental Health Policy Meeting 

7:30 am - 1:00 pm

Improving School Leadership through Legislation: Lessons from Illinois (Invitation Only)

7:30 am - 1:00 pm 

Task Force on Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting

8:00 am - 9:00 am 

LSCC Strategic Planning Tactical/Technical Team 

8:00 am - 9:30 am  

NCSL Foundation for State Legislatures Board of Directors Meeting

8:00 am - 11:30 am

Task Force on State and Local Taxation

8:30 am - 11:00 am

International Attendees Visit City Hall

8:30 am - 11:00 am

Mason's Manual Commission Meeting

8:30 am - 1:00 pm

The Health Care Law: What's Next?  (CLE)

9:00 am - 10:00 am

LSCC Communication, Community and Collaboration Subcommittee

9:00 am - 10:00 am

LSCC Institution, Support and Efficiencies Subcommittee 

9:00 am - 10:00 am

 LSCC Programs and Professional Development Subcommittee 

9:00 am - 11:00 am

Site Visit: Chicago's Crime Prevention and Information Center 

9:00 am - 10:15 am

Six Leadership Assets for the Future

10:00 am - 11:00 am

LSCC Senior Staff and Director Relationship Building

10:00 am - 11:00 am

LSCC Staff Section Officers Tactical/Technical Team

10:00 am - 11:00 am

LSCC Standing Committee Issues and Planning Tactical/Technical Team

10:00 am - 11:00 am

LSCC Support and Operation Issues Tactical/Technical Team

10:00 am - 11:00 am

LSCC Website Testing and Feedback Tactical/Technical Team

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Task Force on Immigration and the States Business Meeting

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Transforming Health Care Through Technology Partnership Business Meeting

10:30 am - 11:45 am

Up and Coming:  The Next Generation of Legislative Professionals and their Impact on American Politics

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Immigration Policy and the States (CLE)

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

LSCC Full Committee

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

 U.S. Census Bureau:  The View From the States

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

International Attendee Luncheon

11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Leveling the Playing Field for Retailers:  Fixing a $23 Billion Loophole on Internet Sales Taxes

11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Mobile Health Technologies--Working Lunch

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Immigration Working Lunch/Policy Discussion

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Legislative Staff Directors Luncheon

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

NCSL Foundation Jobs Partnership

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Staff Section Officers Meet and Greet

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Women's Legislative Network Executive Board Meeting

12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

New Legislative Summit Attendee Orientation

12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

Trust for Representative Democracy Advisory Committee Meeting

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

General Session:  Navigating an Uncertain Economy

3:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Agriculture and Energy Committee Business Meeting

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm

ASLCS "A" Committees

3:15 pm - 5:00 pm

At-Will Employment--What Does It Really Mean?  (CLE)

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Child Support:  Beyond Enforcement to Engagement  (CLE)

3:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Environment Committee Business Meeting

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Federal Budget Update

3:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Federal Legislative/Regulatory Update on Health

3:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Identity Theft and Privacy in the Online Age  (CLE)

3:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Labor and Economic Development Committee Business Meeting

3:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Records Retention:  What to Keep and How to Keep It  (CLE)

3:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Self Defense and "Stand Your Ground"  (CLE)

3:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Technology Initiatives in Legislatures

3:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Thinking Outside the Box:  A New Approach to Education Reform with Marc Tucker

3:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Transportation Committee Business Meeting

3:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Using the Audit Tool:  A Critical Link to Effectiveness

3:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Voter Registration:  Keeping the Rolls Accurate

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm

ASLCS "B" Committees

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

ASLCS "C" Committees

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Human Services and Welfare Committee Business Meeting

4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

The Future of Tax-Exempt Financing

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

Legislative Health Staff Network Roundtable Discussion:  Health Reform

5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

NCSL Steering Committee of the Standing Committees
Tuesday, August 7

7:30 am - 8:45 am

Fresh Food--A Recipe for Healthy Schools and Communities Pollsters


Award presentation



Women Legislators


Museum

8:00 am - 8:45 am

Code Revisors' Roundtable

8:00 am - 8:45 am

Fiscal Note Roundtable

8:00 am - 8:45 am

LSSS Roundtable:  How I Spent My Interim

8:00 am - 8:45 am

Open Data, Open States

8:00 am - 8:45 am

Prayer Breakfast

8:00 am - 8:45 am

Roundtable:  Evaluating Information Authenticity

8:00 am - 8:45 am

Roundtable:  Looking Ahead at Nonpartisan Staff Roles

9:00 am - 10:15 am

General Session:  What Americans Really Think featuring Peter Hart and Neil Newhouse

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Agriculture and Energy Committee Business Meeting

10:30 am - 11:45 am

Balancing the Powers of Governors

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Budgets and Revenue Committee Business Meeting

10:30 am - 11:30 am

CFI Committee Business Meeting

10:30 am - 11:45 am

Education Committee Business Meeting

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Environment Committee Business Meeting

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Health Committee Policy Consideration

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Human Services and Welfare Committee Federal Update

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Labor and Economic Development Committee Business Meeting

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Law and Criminal Justice Committee Business Meeting and Federal Update

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Transportation Committee Business Meeting and Federal Updates

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Voter ID:  What's Next?  (CLE)

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Human Services and Welfare Committee Business Meeting

11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Insurance Fraud--If You Don't Find It, You're Not Looking (Working Lunch)

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

A Penny Saved:  Keeping People Healthy, Managing Diseases and Controlling Costs

12:00 pm - 2:15 pm

ASLCS Luncheon and Business Meeting

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Connecting to Citizens

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Evaluating State Tax Incentives for Jobs and Growth

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Federal Education Policy Lunch:  How Will the 2012 Presidential Election Impact Federal Policy

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

GIS Technology After Redistricting

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Law and Criminal Justice Committee Sponsored Luncheon:  Models for Change

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) for Transportation:  Two Decades of Lessons Learned

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Public-Private Partnerships Address Hunger

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The Clean Coal Energy Future:  What Does it Mean for the Domestic Economy?

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Revolutionizing Care Through Telehealth Technologies

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Agriculture and Energy Committee Business Meeting

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Building a Better Public Safety Communications Network

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Environment Committee Business Meeting

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Health Committee Policy Consideration

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Human Services and Welfare Committee Business Meeting

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Labor and Economic Development Committee Business Meeting Wrap-Up

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Reallocation of Prisoners Prior to Redistricting

1:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Empowering Parents through Choice:  Stories from the States

1:45 pm - 3:00 pm

Legislative Roundtable:  Major Transportation Issues

1:45 pm - 3:15 pm

State Budget Update

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Strong Towns:  A New Perspective on Economic Development and Growth

2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Dodd-Frank and the States

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

From Austin to Albany:  Redistricting in Texas and New York in 2010  (CLE)

2:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Supreme Court Roundup  (CLE)

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Clean Air Regulations:  What's New & What's Next?  (CLE)

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Home Visiting:  Models and Policy Options for Creating the Best Programs

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Medicaid Redesign:  State Innovations

3:15 pm - 4:30 pm

Fostering International Trade in Today's Global Economy

3:15 pm - 4:45 pm

Legislative Staff University:  Communication Tools for Navigating

3:15 pm - 4:30 pm

Making Transportation Affordable, Safe and Accessible--At the Same Time

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Redistricting 2012 Legal Panel  (CLE)

3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

The Business of Taxing Business

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The Changing Telecommunications Landscape

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Why Recess Matters

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Beyond the Blue Bin -- Recycling is Not Waste or Disposal

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Recharging the Economy with Innovative Energy Efficiency Financing

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Safety, Permanency and Well-Being:  Improving Child Welfare Systems

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Women's Legislative Network Roundtable Discussion

4:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Attorney-Client Relationships in the Legislative Arena  (CLE)

4:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Issue Orientation Programs for Legislators

4:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Legislating in the Cloud

4:45 pm - 5:45 pm

NCSL Steering Committee of the Standing Committees

4:45 pm - 5:45 pm

NLPES Executive Committee Meeting

4:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Rare Book Shop Visit and Program

4:45 pm - 5:45 pm

U.S. Economic Outlook
Wednesday, August 8

7:30 am - 9:15 am

Common Core State Standards and Educator Effectiveness Breakfast:  What Legislators Need to Know  Bike ride Wednesday


Biking in  Chicago


Georgia lunch

7:30 am - 9:15 am

NCSL/Annie E. Casey Foundation Partnership on Family Economic Success:  How are the Kids Doing in Your State?

8:00 am - 9:15 am

LINCS Staff Section Breakfast

8:00 am - 9:15 am

LRL Business Meeting

8:00 am - 9:15 am

LSS Breakfast and Business Meeting

8:00 am - 9:15 am

LSSS Business Meeting and Breakfast

8:00 am - 9:15 am

NALFO Business Meeting and Fiscal Roundtable

8:00 am - 9:15 am

NALIT Breakfast and Business Meeting

8:00 am - 9:15 am

NLPES Networking Breakfast

8:00 am - 9:15 am

NLSSA Business Meeting

8:00 am - 9:15 am

RACSS Business Meeting

8:45 am - 10:45 am

Educare of Chicago Site Visit

9:30 am - 10:45 am

Fine-Tuning Regulations to Stimulate Job Growth  (CLE)

9:30 am - 10:45 am

Making Sound Decisions When the Sky is Falling

9:30 am - 10:45 am

New Union Approach to Education Reforms = More Collaboration?

9:30 am - 10:45 am

Pension Policy:  What the States and the Feds are Up To

9:30 am - 10:45 am

Preparing for 2013:  Health Insurance Exchange Plans and Options

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Roundtable on Legislative Internship Programs

9:30 pm - 10:45 am

Taxing the Cloud--Not a Weather Phenomenon  (CLE)

11:00 am - 12:15 am

Federalism and the States  (CLE)

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

How Much Can States Change Existing Retirement Policy?  (CLE)

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Medicaid "Best Buys":  Getting the Most From Your State's Medicaid Money

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

The Energy for Growth:  State Energy Plans Cultivate Jobs and Revive Economies

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

The Essential Skill for Legislative Success:  Building Strong Relationships

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

The New Venture Capitalist?

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Women's Legislative Network Lunch and Business Meeting

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Justice Reinvestment:  Reducing Crime and Controlling Corrections Cost

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Pensions and Intergenerational Equity

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Placing Bets on Gaming:  What's on the Screen?  (CLE)

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Re-thinking Learning in the 21st Century

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

The Public Works--Can We Create Jobs through Infrastructure Projects?

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

What It Means to Lead

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Legislators' Roundtable -- Health Reform:  Opportunities and Challenges for States

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Strong Stewards:  A Tribute to Legislative Staff

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

What Americans Think About Hunger

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

NCSL Foundation Hunger Partnership Business Meeting

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

ASLCS Executive Committee Meeting

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Campaigning to Governing and Back Again

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Helping the Public:  Constituent Services Programs

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Legislative Oversight of Federal Funds  (CLE)

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

LESN Business Meeting

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Libraries:  Solution Providers for State and Local Government

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Social Media Safety

5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Small Change Adds Up:  Opportunities to Save Medicaid Dollars
Thursday, August 9

7:30 am - 8:45 am

Food and Farm Issues Breakfast

Walk for Wellness

Exhibit Hall

7:30 am - 8:45 am

NCSL Statehouse Ambassadors' Breakfast

7:30 am - 9:00 am

Online Reservations:  A Breakfast on the State of Hotel Taxation

9:00 am - 10:15 am

General Session:  The Business of Creating Jobs

10:30 am - 12:15 pm

NCSL Annual Business Meeting

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

General Session:  Teddy Roosevelt -- Leadership Lessons for Today 

2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

A Business-Education Collaboration for Creating Jobs

2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Innovating with iPads

2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Lessons in Ethics

2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Mason's Manual 101

2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Pharmaceuticals:  What's Ahead?

2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Researching the History or Intent of Legislation  (CLE)

2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

States and Deficit Reduction:  Surviving the Budget Cuts 

2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Studying Retirement

3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Avoiding Bias and Preparing Balanced Research

3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

BYOD in the Legislature

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Oral Health:  Opportunities for Cost Savings

3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Politics 2012:  State Election Preview

3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Results First--Targeting Resources at Programs that Work

3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Subpoenas:  What Every Legislature Needs to Know  (CLE)

5:00 pm - 5:50 pm

NCSL Agriculture Task Force Planning Meeting