1 January 25 27, 2019 Madison Hotel Washington, DC Preliminary Agenda Corporate members and sponsors attend Friday through Saturday lunch This agenda is subject to change. Please visit for updates. Friday, January 25, :00 pm 3:00 pm Executive Committee Meeting 3:00 pm 5:30 pm Meeting Registration 4:00 pm 5:00 pm Corporate Membership Council Meeting For corporate members only 4:00 pm 5:30 pm Employee Healthcare Benefit Discussion All attendees welcome Facilitators: Paul Campbell and Tom Carey, United Health Group 5:30 pm 7:00 pm Welcome Reception Dinner on your own
2 Saturday, January 26, :30 am 8:30 am Meeting Registration 7:45 am 8:30 am Breakfast 7:45 am 8:30 am New Member Orientation Breakfast (invitation only) 8:30 am 8:35 am Mid Year Meeting Opening and Welcome 8:35 am 9:50 am States Top 3 Issues Each participating state will have 2 3 minutes to cover their top HR issues, successes and lessons learned 9:50 am 10:00 am Break 10:00 am 11:00 am State Government Budget Forecast Speaker: John Hicks, Executive Director, National Association of State Budget Officers 11:00 am 11:10 am Break 11:10 am 12:00 pm NASCA Survey The Changing Nature of Work in State Government What is the changing nature of work for the public sector? Are states prepared to recruit and retain workers for this shift? Hear from the National Association of State Chief Administrators on results from its recent survey. 12:00 pm 1:00 pm Lunch and Mid Year Business Meeting 1:15 pm 2:15 pm Change Management With many states under new gubernatorial leadership, change is a given. Managing that change and encouraging buy in are key to state government officials success. During this session, attendees will discuss change management strategies, successes and lessons learned. 2:15 pm 2:30 pm Break 2:30 pm 5:00 pm HR Directors Forum Roundtable During this closed door session, state government members will discuss current challenges in state government HR and ideas and strategies for moving forward. Dinner on your own
3 Sunday, January 27, :00 am 9:30 am Breakfast and Union Issues Discussion Attendees who work in states with primarily unionized workforces have additional issues and considerations in their daily responsibility. These members will have the opportunity to discuss issues (such as Janus the decision) specific to union environments. Attendees who work in states that do not have unionized workforces also are welcome to attend. 9:30 am 9:45 am 2019 Annual Meeting Planning Session Have ideas for speakers or session formats? Now s the time to share during this session as we begin planning our 2019 Annual Meeting scheduled for July in Indianapolis. 9:45 am 10:45 am HR Directors Forum Roundtable Didn t have enough time on Saturday to get your questions or issues addressed? This is the time to ask and connect with states that have tackled your top issues. 10:45 am 11:00 am 2019 Mid Year Meeting Wrap Up/Meeting Adjourns
4 Registration and Travel Who Should Attend? State HR Directors and/or Deputy Directors (or other senior level staff representing the State HR Director) may attend this meeting. Corporate members and sponsors may attend Friday afternoon and evening sessions as well as Saturday morning sessions and lunch as outlined in the preliminary agenda. You may register by completing the online registration or using the registration form below. Madison Hotel Sleeping Room Reservations A block of rooms has been reserved at Madison Hotel for the evenings of Thursday, January 24 Saturday, January 26 at a rate of $175/night + tax (currently 14.5%). To make your reservations, visit or call the Hilton reservations line at and let them know you are with NASPE. Make your reservations by January 3, After this date, the hotel will not guarantee this rate or space availability. The Madison Hotel is at th St. NW, Washington, DC For more information about the Madison, visit ofcolumbia/the madison washington dc a hilton hotel DCAKEHH/index.html Transportation There are three airports that service the Washington, DC area. Reagan National (DCA), Washington Dulles (IAD), and Baltimore (BWI). Reagan National (DCA) is the closest to the Madison Hotel. Ground transportation options can be found below: Reagan National (DCA) Washington Dulles (IAD)
5 Registration for State Government Attendees State Government Attendees $395 for each attendee from a dues paying state. Please register here or use the form below. Should the state not have utilized its member travel benefit for the FY2019 Membership Year and you would like to utilize the travel benefit for the Mid Year Meeting, please contact Leslie Scott at If you used the travel benefit for the July 2018 Meeting in Rapid City, South Dakota, you are not eligible to use this for the 2019 Mid Year Meeting. The member travel benefit covers registration, hotel, and air transportation for one person per dues paying member state per membership year (either the Annual Meeting or Mid Year Meeting). In this case the membership year is July 1, 2018 June 30, Corporate Sponsors and Registration Corporate sponsorship is $750 for corporate members and $1,500 corporate non members and includes attendance for up to two representatives per sponsoring organization. Please also view our corporate membership and sponsorship packages for 2019 that include 2019 Mid Year Meeting sponsorship. Corporate sponsors should complete the sponsorship form on the NASPE website at Once the sponsorship form is completed and attendee registration form will be ed to the sponsoring organization. Please do not utilize the state attendee registration form.
6 Please complete and submit to Leslie Scott at State Member Registration 2019 Mid Year Meeting (January 25 27) Prefix: Name: Suffix: Organization: Address: City: State: Zip: Office Phone: Mobile Phone: E mail: Emergency Contact: Emergency Phone: Requests for Dietary and Disability Accommodations: Payment Registration Fee: $395 Payment: Please invoice Credit Card Type: Visa Credit Card MasterCard American Express Credit Card Number: Expiration Date: CVC Number: Name on Card: Address on Card if different from above: Signature of Cardholder: