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Preliminary Agenda

(as of 9/09/13)

 

Note: All conference sessions are open to all registered attendees unless listed as "invitation only." If you have any questions regarding the conference, please contact (800) 800-1910 or registration@csg.org.

 

Download the onsite agenda here.

 

 

Wednesday  |  Thursday Friday  |  Saturday  |  Sunday 

CSG Committee Schedule >>

 

Wednesday, Sept. 18

 
 12:30-5:30 p.m.
 
Registration/Information Desk Open
 
 2-5:30 p.m.
 
CSG Policy Academies (all policy academy sessions are by invitation only)
 
 

 

 

 
  • Strategies for Fostering Entrepreneurship
    For more information, contact Jennifer Burnett, program manager, fiscal & economy policy, (859) 244-8114, jburnett@csg.org
    This session is being presented in partnership with the Kauffman Foundation at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center. Buses for this session will depart from the south side of Pershing in front of the Westin, leaving promptly at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, and at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19.

 

 

 

 

Thursday, Sept. 19

 
 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
 
Registration/Information Desk Open
 
7:30 a.m.
 
Breakfast Buffet Opens
 
8 a.m.-Noon
 
CSG Policy Academies, continued
 
8 a.m.-Noon
 
Suggested State Legislation, Part I
 
8 a.m.-Noon
 
 
Results First--Cost-Benefit Approaches to State Policymaking (invitation only)
Presented by The Pew Charitable Trusts and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

 

 

1:30-2 p.m.
Social Media Boot Camp: Facebook 101
2-4 p.m.
Investment Subcommittee Meeting
 
2-5 p.m.
 
CSG Leadership Council (invitation only)
 
2-5 p.m.
 
CSG Special Policy Session: State Approaches to Obesity Reduction
 
2-5 p.m.
 
 
Building Trust through Civil Discourse
Presented by the National Institute on Civil Discourse & CSG’s National Leadership Center

 

 
6-9 p.m.
 
2014 CSG/CSG West Alaska Host State Reception
National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial

 

Friday, Sept. 20

 
 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
 
Registration/Information Desk Open
 
7:30 a.m.
 
Breakfast Buffet Opens
 
8-9:20 a.m.
 

 

    Opening General Session

    Postsecondary Education for the 21st Century

Sponsored by the CSG International Committee. Session will begin promptly at 8 a.m.


 
9-11 a.m.
 

 

CSG Field Study: Kansas City Power & Light Green Impact Zone Smart Grid Demonstration
Sponsored by the CSG Energy and Environment Public Policy Committee. Session will take place at Kansas City Green Impact Zone; buses will depart promptly at 8:30 a.m. Pre-registration is required.

 


 
9-11 a.m.
 

 

Pushing the Envelope through Health Innovation
Sponsored by the CSG Health Public Policy Committee
Session will take place at the University of Kansas Cancer Center; buses will depart promptly at 8:30 a.m. Pre-registration is required.

 


9:30-11 a.m.
 
 
CSG International Committee (business session only)
 

 
9:30-11:30 a.m.
 
 
Transportation Funding & Performance in the MAP-21 Era
Sponsored by the CSG Transportation Public Policy Committee
 
9:30-11:30 a.m.
 
CSG Finance Committee

9:30 a.m.-Noon
Presale of David McCullough's Book, Truman
 
11:30 a.m.-Noon
 
Introduction to the CSG Knowledge Center
Noon-1:30 p.m.
 
General Session Luncheon: Lessons in Leadership
Keynote Address: David McCullough, Author of Truman
*David McCullough will sign books purchased at the Rainy Day Books Table at the conclusion of the session. Attendees may also preorder books by Sept. 13 for guaranteed pick-up at the conference.
Download the preorder form here.

 

 

 
1:30-2:15 p.m.
 
David McCullough Book Signing
 
 
2-3 p.m.
 
CSG Innovation Classroom: Putting Maps into your Social Media
Presented by Esri, Inc.
 
2-4 p.m.
 
State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement
 
2:30-5 p.m.
 
Suggested State Legislation, Part II
 
2:30-5 p.m.
 
CSG Special Policy Session: Policies to Achieve Safer Schools
Sponsored by the CSG Education and Health Public Policy Committees
2:30-5 p.m.
 
CSG Toll Fellows Alumni Event (invitation only)
 
 
3-4 p.m.
 
CSG Innovation Classroom: Assuring Critical Security Services–An Operational Cybersecurity Approach for State Governments

    Presented by HP

 
4-5 p.m.
 
 
CSG 21st Century Foundation (invitation only)
 
 
5-6 p.m.
 
 
Japan Local Government Center Reception
 
 
5-6 p.m.
 
 
Canadian Leadership Reception
 
 
6-8 p.m.
 
Reception at Historic Union Station (all attendees)
 
9 p.m.-Midnight
 

SGAC Late Night Event
(all attendees)

 

Saturday, Sept. 21

 
 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
 
Registration/Information Desk Open
 
7:30 a.m.
 
Breakfast Buffet Opens
8-9:30 a.m.
 
General Session Breakfast: The Evolving State-Federal Health Care Relationship
Keynote Address: Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
 
9:30-10:30 a.m.
 
CSG National Conference Committee
 
9:30-11:30 a.m.
 
 
CSG Public Policy Committee Meetings
 
 
 
 
 
9:30 a.m.-Noon
Presale of Nate Silver's Book, The Signal and The Noise
 
10:30-11:30 a.m.
 
CSG Associates Advisory Committee
 
11 a.m.-Noon
 
CSG Innovation Classroom: Sunshine from the Cloud–Applying Cloud Technology to Improve Openness of Government while Reducing Costs

    Presented by HP

11:30-Noon
Social Media Boot Camp: Twitter 101
Noon-2 p.m.
 
General Session Luncheon: The Numbers Game
Keynote Address: Nate Silver, Founder, FiveThirtyEight.com; Author of The Signal
and The Noise
2013 Toll Fellows Graduation Ceremony   
*Nate Silver will sign books purchased at the Rainy Day Books Table at the conclusion of the session. Attendees may also preorder books by Sept. 13 for guaranteed pick-up at the conference.
Download the preorder form here.

 

 

 

 
2-2:30 p.m.
 
Nate Silver Book Signing
2-3 p.m.
CSG Innovation Classroom: Putting Maps into your Social Media
Presented by Esri, Inc.
 
2:30-5:30 p.m.
 
Focus on Federalism: A Hearing of the CSG Federalism Task Force
 
3-5 p.m.
 
Midwestern Legislative Conference Executive Committee
 
5:30-6:30 p.m.
 
Regional Receptions
 
6-10 p.m.
 
 
Reception at the 82nd Kansas City Plaza Arts Fair
Buses will leave from the south side of Pershing in front of the Westin and will run continuously from 6-10 p.m.

 

Sunday, Sept. 22

 
7 a.m.-Noon
 
Registration/Information Desk Open
 
7:30 a.m.
 
Breakfast Buffet Opens
 
8-9:30 a.m.
 
Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
 
8-9:30 a.m.
 
Interbranch Affairs Committee
 
8-11 a.m.
 
Economic Prosperity after the Recession
Sponsored by the CSG Fiscal & Economic Development Public Policy Committee
 
11-11:30 a.m.
 
Break
 
11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
 
All-Attendee Luncheon
CSG Executive Committee