MEETINGS

Agenda

Optional Activities

Speakers

Registration

Hotel Information

Transportation

Exhibit Hall

Sponsorship Opportunities

Regional Meetings

Conference Calendar

Past Meetings

Important Dates

 

Follow CSG Annual09
on Twitter for Updates!


Spring Meeting '09 Summaries

 

 

Preliminary Agenda As of 10/8/2009


Download Agenda PDF

 

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009

7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Registration
8 a.m. – Noon                                   
Transforming Government: The Tools You Need>>
Half-Day Policy Seminar
1–1:30 p.m.
Investment Subcommittee
1:30–3 p.m.
Standing Committee Business Meetings
    • Associates Advisory Committee
    • Tolls Advisory Committee
Workshops: Policy & Professional Development , Block One
2–3:30 p.m.
Finance Committee
3–3:30 p.m.
Break
3:30–5 p.m.
Standing Committee Business Meetings
    • International Committee: Looking overseas to drive America's Recovery: What role can trade play?
Workshops: Policy & Professional Development, Block Two
4–5 p.m.
Annual Meeting
6–8 p.m.
Chairman's Reception
    • Join us on the beautiful lawn of the La Quinta Resort as we celebrate & honor out-going CSG Chair Idaho Sen. Bart Davis and his wife, Marion

 

 

Friday, Nov. 13, 2009

6 a.m.
Early Bird Coffee
7 a.m.–6 p.m.
Registration
7:30–9 a.m.
Breakfast & Opening Plenary
Keynote: Dr. Spencer Wells, National Geographic>>
Common Humanity: Finding Our Place in the World
9–9:30 a.m.
Break
Snacks in Expo Hall
Meet & Greet with Dr. Spencer Wells
9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Expo Hall Open
9:30–10:30 a.m.
Workshops: Policy & Professional Development Tracks, Block Three
9:30–11 a.m.
21st Century Foundation Board of Trustees
10:30–11 a.m.
Break
Snacks in Expo Hall
CSG Spotlight: The SCORE Project
11 a.m. –12:30 p.m.
Justice Matters: Insights from the Bench>>
    • A discussion on the future of fair & impartial state courts
12:30–2 p.m.
President & First Lady's Luncheon
1:30–4 p.m.
Suggested State Legislation I
2–3:30 p.m.
Strategic Planning Committee
Policy Task Force Business Meetings
2–6:45 p.m.
Expo Hall Open

 

3:30-4p.m.
Break
Snack in Expo Hall
CSG Spotlight: Shovel Ready or not?
State Stimulus Successes on the Road to Recovery: A CSG National Report

 

4–5:30 p.m.
Regional Meetings and/or Programming
    • CSG Midwestern Legislative Conference Executive Committee Meeting
    • Western Roundtable: A Conversation about the Rural/Urban Divide in the West
5:30–6:30 p.m.
Expo Hall Receptions
    • Regional Receptions
    • Toll Fellows Reception
    • CSG Spotlight: The Henry Toll Fellowship Program
7–9 p.m.
Rhode Island Event

 


Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009

6 a.m.
Early Bird Coffee
7 a.m.–6 p.m.
Registration
7:30–9 a.m.
Breakfast Plenary
Ben Self, founding partner, Blue State Digital>>
Get Connected: Exploring Cutting Edge Communications in the Digital Age
9 a.m.–Noon
Expo Show Open
9–9:30 a.m.
Break
Snacks in Expo Hall
CSG Spotlight: Medicaid 101: A Primer for State Legislators
9 a.m.–Noon
Suggested State Legislation II
9:30 a.m.–Noon
Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
Federal Agenda: One Year Since the Election
9:30–10:30 a.m.
Workshops: Policy & Professional Development, Block Four
10:30–11 a.m.
Break
Snacks in Expo Hall
CSG Spotlight: The National Center for Interstate Compacts
11 a.m.–Noon
Workshops: Policy & Professional Development Tracks Block Five
Noon–1:30 p.m.
Luncheon Plenary
Jon Meacham, editor of Newsweek>>
America: An Evolving Nation
1:30-2 p.m.
Break
Jon Meacham book signing in the Expo Hall
Ice Cream in the Expo Hall
2–3:30 p.m.
Plenary
    • Blurring Borders: Transforming Together & Celebrating Innovation
3:30–5 p.m.
Expo Hall Open
3:30–5 p.m.
Governing Board/Executive Committee Meeting
6–7:30 p.m.
SGAC Event
9:30–11:30 p.m.
California Late Night Reception

 


Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009

6–10 a.m.
Breakfast
10 a.m.
Optional Golf Outing>>