Fall Forum 2013 Agenda


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 Page 4 of 4, items 76 to 86 of 86.

Friday, December 6, 2013

 

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Pollution Limits and Water Quality in Our States

Location:
Marriott Wardman Park Exhibition Hall C-Lincoln 5
  • NCSL Natural Resources & Infrastructure Committee
Join this conversation with state and federal officials to examine the impact of Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) standards on pollution levels in the nation's waters.

  • Moderator:
  • Representative Jim Gooch, Kentucky
  • Panelist:
  • Thomas Hebert, Bayard Ridge Group, Washington, D.C.
  • Jon Mueller, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Washington, D.C.

 

10:00 AM to 11:15 AM

Leveraging IT Investments to Strengthen Government

Location:
Marriott Wardman Park Exhibition Hall C-Lincoln 4
  • NCSL Communications, Financial Services & Interstate Commerce Committee
New technologies provide a range of opportunities for governments to strengthen services to citizens, improve efficiency and security, and fight fraud and abuse. Learn about programs that improve government decision making and deliver cost savings and/or revenue return for states.

  • Moderator:
  • Senator Wayne A. Harper, Utah
  • Representative Chris Perone, Connecticut
  • Panelist:
  • Mitch Herckis, NASCIO, Washington, D.C.
  • Robert Latham, SAS, North Carolina
  • Scott Straub, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Washington, D.C.

 

10:00 AM to 11:15 AM

Rural Health

Location:
Marriott Wardman Park Exhibition Hall C-Lincoln 6
  • NCSL Health & Human Services Committee
Providing and obtaining health care services in rural and frontier areas within the United States present unique challenges for individuals and families, insurers, hospitals and other health care providers. Review new ideas to improve these services, as well as federal rural health initiatives and their potential impact.

  • Facilitator:
  • Representative Elaine Harvey, Wyoming

 

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Ask the U.S. Department of Education

Location:
Marriott Wardman Park Mezzanine-Thurgood Marshall East
  • NCSL Education Committee

Hear from the department about administration policy initiatives, and bring your questions and concerns about federal regulation and your state's education system. 


  • Presiding:
  • Senator John W. Goedde, Idaho
  • Speaker:
  • Jim Shelton, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, D.C.

 

10:15 AM to 11:15 AM

International Trade Update/LED Committee Wrap-Up and Discussion

Location:
Marriott Wardman Park Mezzanine-Harding
  • NCSL Labor and Economic Development Committee
Hear from the U.S. Trade Representative staff about the ongoing Free Trade Agreements, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP), Trade in Services Agreement (TISA), and the World Trade Organization (WTO). Discuss the upcoming calendar year.

  • Speaker:
  • Rebecca Rosen, United States Trade Representative, Washington, D.C.

 

10:15 AM to 11:15 AM

Budgets and Revenue Committee Business Meeting

Location:
Marriott Wardman Park Mezzanine-Thurgood Marshall North
  • NCSL Budgets & Revenue Committee
Review and discuss policies and issues of importance to the committee.

  • Presiding:
  • Ken Levine, Texas Legislature
  • Senator Ellen Roberts, Colorado
  • Dan Schmidt, Wisconsin Legislature

 

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Plenary Luncheon: Reaching Across the Aisle for America's Future

Location:
Marriott Wardman Park Mezzanine-Thurgood Marshall SW

The 2013 Americans for the Arts award will be presented to Senator Wes Hayes, South Carolina. The 2013 Steven D. Gold Award for Significant Contributions in Public Finance will be presented to Stephen Klein, Chief Fiscal Officer, Vermont Legislative Joint Fiscal Office.

Gridlock in Washington. Who’s to blame? Republicans? Democrats? Both parties? Bottom line, Americans want and expect their government to work.

How do we get there? Hear from two national leaders spearheading an effort to find a way for politicians to work together for the common good. Jon Huntsman, former Utah Governor and Evan Bayh, former Indiana Governor and U.S. Senator are the leaders of No Labels, a national organization working with members of Congress from both political parties to work across the aisle to solve our nation’s problems.



Sponsored By: NCSL gratefully acknowledges AT&T for sponsoring this plenary luncheon session.
 

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM

NCSL Business Meeting

Location:
Marriott Wardman Park Mezzanine-Thurgood Marshall SW
The business meeting features consideration of policy directives and resolutions adopted in the standing committees on Thursday.


 

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Leveraging IT Investments to Strengthen Government FSL Partners Project Business Meeting

Location:
Marriott Wardman Park Exhibition Hall C-Lincoln 3
  • Partnership On Leveraging IT To Strengthen Government


 

1:30 PM to 5:00 PM

2013 LESN Fall Seminar on School Turnaround

Location:
Marriott Wardman Park Mezzanine-Harding
  • Legislative Education Staff Network
Staff Sections


Sponsored By: NCSL gratefully acknowledges American Institutes for Research, The Wallace Foundation and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
 

1:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Education Data Fellows Meeting (By Invitation Only)

Location:
Marriott Wardman Park Exhibition Hall C-Lincoln 4
State legislators serving as NCSL Education Data Fellows meet during this time.

  • Facilitator:
  • Paige Kowalski, Data Quality Campaign, Washington, D.C.
  • Brennan McMahon, Data Quality Campaign, Washington, D.C.