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NCSL’s inaugural Forecast meeting will be held in San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter.

NCSL Offers Jump-Start on 2023 Legislative Sessions

By Gene Rose | Sept. 21, 2022 | State Legislatures News | Print

Wondering what the 2023 legislative session will bring? Come gaze into NCSL’s crystal ball at Forecast ’23: Preparing for Legislative Sessions, a unique new meeting in San Diego, Dec. 5-7. State legislators and legislative staff are eligible for a $99 registration fee until Nov. 11.

Forecast ’23 will provide NCSL members a springboard to dive into the issues that will be at the forefront of legislative deliberations next year. Meeting sessions will be held on budgets, criminal justice, education, elections, federal government concerns, health, infrastructure, technology and the workforce. Policy experts will be on hand to share their knowledge and discuss policy trends one-on-one.

“Attendees will return to their capitols with exclusive and fresh data and analysis on policy issues,” NCSL CEO Tim Storey says. “No other meeting will better prepare legislators and staff for the 2023 legislative sessions.”

No other meeting will better prepare legislators and staff for the 2023 legislative sessions. —Tim Storey, chief executive officer, NCSL

In addition to its focus on state policy issues, Forecast ’23 brings featured sessions with exceptional keynote speakers, including:

  • Worrying About the Wrong Recession, with Chris Thornberg, founder of Beacon Economics.
  • Brain Rules for Legislators and Staff, with John Medina, developmental molecular biologist and author of the New York Times bestseller “Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home and School.”
  • Lessons in Leadership: What I Learned from the Private Sector, the Church and a Global Nonprofit, with Jonathan Reckford, CEO of Habitat for Humanity International.
  • What Just Happened?! The Midterms Explained, with Reid Wilson, founder and editor of Pluribus News, a new independent news source dedicated to covering state legislatures, state policy and state politics.
  • The Legislative Forecast: Hot, Hot, Hot! with Tim Storey, NCSL’s chief executive officer, and legislative leaders from across the nation.

Attendees also will have opportunities to learn from each other and exchange ideas through several networking events.

Registration is open now. Sign up today for the special discounted $99 registration fee!

Gene Rose is NCSL’s communications director.

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