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NCSL's Forecast '24 Meeting in Austin, Texas, Offers a Glimpse into Trending Legislative Topics for 2024

Health Care, Workforce, Technology and Fiscal: Top Trending Policy Issues at NCSL Forecast ’24

November 6, 2023

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) will host NCSL Forecast ’24, bringing together industry-leading experts, legislators and legislative staff over three days. The meeting will facilitate in-depth discussions on the significant policy challenges anticipated for legislators in the upcoming legislative session.

NCSL Forecast ’24 is expected to engage state legislators and policymakers from across 50 states and territories. This year, NCSL will share an exclusive sneak peek into trending issues ranging from health care to workforce, technology to fiscal—all against the backdrop of a pivotal election year in 2024.

Attendees can expect to gain a deep understanding of the trending legislative issues and will hear from a variety of nationally recognized speakers. Topics featured during the conference include:

  • All Eyes on Artificial Intelligence
  • Swift Action: Legislative Answers to Ticket Sale Mania
  • Workforce Whirlwind: Shortages, Mobility and Taxes
  • The Looming Long-Term Care Crisis: State Action
  • Help Wanted: Degrees Not Required
  • New Tech, Old Laws: Policymaking in the Age of Innovation

The conference will take place:

  • Date: Dec. 4-6, 2023
  • Location: Marriott Austin Downtown, 304 East Cesar Chavez St.

All meetings held in conjunction with NCSL Forecast ’24 are open to the press. Registration is required, but free to credentialed members of the media and limited to no more than two passes per requesting entity. Please review NCSL’s media policy before registering.

Members of the media can register here.

NCSL is a bipartisan organization that serves the legislators and staffs of the states, commonwealths and territories. It provides research, technical assistance and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on the most pressing state issues and is an effective and respected advocate for the interests of the states in the American federal system.

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