2015 NCSL Capitol Forum Overview Agenda



Washington, D.C. | Dec. 8-11, 2015

Forum logoCome to the NCSL Capitol Forum, Dec. 8-11 in Washington, D.C., to help craft the States’ Agenda and be a voice for the states on Lobby Day on Capitol Hill. The Capitol Forum features sessions on important state-federal issues, special tours and briefings for legislative staff, and opportunities to connect with legislative colleagues from across the nation. 

Below is the overview meeting agenda. 




TUESDAY, DEC. 8, 2015
Time Session
7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Registration
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Pre-conferences
7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Registration
8-11 a.m.


11-11:30 a.m.

Steering Committee

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch and Lobby Day briefing/Staff luncheon
1:15-2 p.m. Transfer to Capitol Hill/Downtown
2-5 p.m. Congressional meetings/Legislative Staff trainings and briefings
5-6:30 p.m. Reception
Thursday, dec. 10, 2015
7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Registration
8:30-11:30 a.m.

Standing Committees

11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.

Plenary luncheon

1:30-4:45 p.m.

Standing Committees

5-5:30 p.m.

Steering Committee of the Standing Committees

6-7 p.m.


friday, dec. 11, 2015
7:30 a.m.-Noon Registration
8-9 a.m. Plenary breakfast
9:30-11 a.m. Issue Forums
11:15-11:30 a.m. Forum Business Meeting
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Plenary luncheon
1 p.m.

Capitol Forum adjourns

1-5 p.m.


satuRday, dec. 12, 2015
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Post-conferences