PRELIMINARY Agenda

(as of 7/25/14)

 

Please check back often for updates and additional information!

 

Sat., Aug. 9  |  Sun., Aug. 10  | Mon., Aug. 11  | Tues., Aug. 12  | Wed., Aug 13

 

 

Saturday, Aug. 9

 

 

7 a.m.-5 p.m.
Registration & Information Desks Open
7-9 a.m.
Buffet Breakfast Open  (all attendees)
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
CSG Policy Academies
 
 
9 a.m.-Noon
CSG West Committee Meetings
 
 
Noon-2 p.m.
Buffet Lunch Open (all attendees)
Noon-2 p.m.
CSG West Executive Committee (lunch provided)
2-4 p.m.
CSG Investment Subcommittee
2-5 p.m.
CSG West Committee Meetings
 
 
5-6 p.m.
Canadian Reception
Welcoming Remarks by The Honourable Andrew Saxton, MP
Hilton Anchorage Hotel
7-10 p.m.
Welcome to Alaska Reception
Alaska Native Heritage Center

 

 

 

Sunday, Aug. 10

 

 

7 a.m.-5 p.m.
Registration & Information Desks Open
7-9 a.m.
Buffet Breakfast Open (all attendees)
8-10 a.m.
CSG Finance Committee
8:30-10 a.m.
CSG Associates Advisory Committee
9-10:30 a.m.
Update on the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement
9 a.m.-Noon
CSG West Canada Relations Committee
9 a.m.-Noon
CSG West Nominating Committee
9 a.m.-Noon
College- and Career-Readiness: Does it Begin in Preschool?
Policy workshop presented jointly by the CSG Education Public Policy Committee and the CSG West Education Committee. Joint policy workshop will be presented from 9-11 a.m., business sessions for CSG Education Public Policy Committee & CSG West Education Committee will take place 11 a.m.-Noon.
9 a.m.-Noon
Innovation Events
 

 

 
 
 
10 a.m.-Noon
CSG Policy Workshops
 

              Policy workshop presented by the CSG Fiscal & Economic           

             Development Public Policy Committee

 
11 a.m.-Noon
Smuggled Tobacco: Straining States' Bottom Lines
Presented by the CSG Fiscal & Economic Development Public Policy Committee
Noon-2 p.m.
Opening Session Luncheon: Seven Leadership & Life Lessons
Keynote Address: Susan O'Malley, Former president, Washington Sports and Entertainment
2-3:30 p.m.
CSG Leadership Council (invitation only)
2-5 p.m.
CSG West Future of Western Legislatures
2-5 p.m.
CSG West Energy & Public Lands Committee
2-5 p.m.
Health Innovations Showroom Open
2-5 p.m.
Economic Development with a Global Mindset
Policy workshop presented by the CSG International Committee
3:30-5 p.m.
CSG 21st Century Foundation (invitation only)
3:30-5 p.m.
CSG Midwest: MLC Executive Committee
4:30-6 p.m.
CSG Health Innovations Showroom Reception
5-6 p.m.
CSG Regional Receptions
8:30 p.m.-Midnight
Classical Mystery Tour & Anchorage (Beatles) Dance & Dessert
Dena'ina Convention Center

 

 

 

Monday, Aug. 11

 

 

7 a.m.-5 p.m.
Registration & Information Desks Open
7-9 a.m.
Buffet Breakfast Open  (all attendees)
8-10 a.m.
A Closer Look at  111d
Policy workshop presented by the CSG Energy & Environment Public Policy Committee
9-11 a.m.
Improving State Elections for Military, Overseas Voters
Policy workshop presented by CSG's Overseas Voting Initiative
9 a.m.-Noon
Hitting the Health Care Trifecta
Policy workshop presented jointly by the CSG Health Public Policy Committee and the CSG West Health Committee.
9 a.m.-Noon
CSG West Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee
9 a.m.-Noon
CSG Justice Center Joint Session on School Discipline and Justice Reinvestment
Presented by the CSG Justice Center
9 a.m.-Noon
Innovation Events
 
 
 
 
10 a.m.-Noon
Understanding and Promoting High Quality Civic Education
Policy workshop presented by the CSG Federalism Task Force
Noon-2 p.m.
General Session Luncheon: A Look at Issues Facing the Obama Administration, Congress & the Future of the Republican Party
Keynote Address: David Gergen, Co-director of the Center for Public Leadership
2-3:30 p.m.
CSG National Conference Committee
2-3:30 p.m.
CSG West Higher Education Task Force
2-5 p.m.
CSG SSL Committee (Part I)
2-5 p.m.
Women in Politics
Policy workshop presented by CSG West
2-4:30 p.m.
Health Innovations Showroom Open
3:30-5 p.m.
Protecting America's Economic Driver
and Consumers--Intellectual Property
Policy workshop presented by the CSG Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
5-6 p.m.
CSG Toll Fellows & CSG West WLA Alumni Reception (invitation only)
5-6 p.m.
Japan Local Government Center Reception
6:45-10 p.m.
Anchorage Museum Reception
The Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
9 p.m.-Midnight
SGAC Late Night Event
Humpy's Great Alaskan Alehouse

 

 

Tuesday, Aug. 12

 

 

7 a.m.-10 p.m.
Alaska Tour Day: Alaska Railroad and Kenai Fjords Cruise
(all meals included)

 

 

Wednesday, Aug. 13

 

 

7 a.m.-5 p.m.
Registration & Information Desks Open
8-10 a.m.
All Attendee Breakfast & Pathways to Prosperity Service Project
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
CSG Policy Academy: Solar Ready II
For more information, contact Rebekah Fitzgerald, program manager for energy and environmental policy, (859) 244-8254, rfitzgerald@csg.org.
10 a.m.-Noon
CSG West Executive Committee
10 a.m.-Noon
CSG SSL Committee (Part II)
10 a.m.-Noon
The State of our Children
Policy workshop presented by the CSG Interbranch Committee
Noon-2 p.m.
General Session Luncheon: Diplomacy in the 21st Century
Keynote Address: Nicholas Burns, Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
2-4 p.m.
Linking Education, Workforce Development for More Competitive States
Presented by CSG's State Pathways to Prosperity initiative
2-5 p.m.
Opening Borders to Health Care Professionals
Presented by CSG's National Center for Interstate Compacts
2-5 p.m.
Policy Issues = Analysis & Advocacy
Policy workshop presented jointly by CSG West's Western Legislative Academy and CSG's Henry Toll Fellowship Program

 

4-5:30 p.m.

 

CSG Executive Committee
6-8 p.m.
2015 Kickoff Event