2018 NACo Legislative Conference


2018 NACo Legislative Conference

The NACo Legislative Conference, held annually in Washington, D.C., brings together over 2,000 elected and appointed county officials to focus on federal policy issues that impact counties and our residents. 2018 NACo Legislative Conference was held March 3-7, 2018.
Fri. March 02
8 am

CIO Forum

Fri. March 02 | 8:00 am to 11:30 am
Columbia 5 &7, Terrace Level
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The CIO Forum brings together county CIOs, county officials with a responsibility for a technology initiative or program and Premier Corporate Members to address the latest technology issues impacting county government. The CIO Forum will address:

  • Mobile Device Management: What is Your Strategy to Keep Your County Secure?
  • The (No Longer) Missing Link: The Connection Between e-Discovery and Computer Forensics
  • The CIO and the Need to Adapt to a Changing Environment
  • The Future is Now: Robotics and Artificial Intelligence
11 am

Tech Town Hall, Part 1

Fri. March 02 | 11:30 am to 5:00 pm
Columbia 5 & 7, Terrace Level
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All attendees of the NACo Legislative Conference with an interest in technology are invited to attend! This Tech Town Hall is designed to be interactive and will include a mix of presentations and facilitated discussions with a focus on how counties are using technology to address these topics:

  • Integrating Data to Improve Outcomes in Health, Human Services and Justice Systems
  • Connected and Autonomous Vehicles: Coming to a County Near You
  • The Future of Truth and Misinformation Online
5 pm

Tech Town Hall Networking Reception

Fri. March 02 | 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Columbia 6 & 8, Terrace Level
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Sat. March 03
9 am

Telecommunications and Technology Policy Steering Committee Meeting

Sat. March 03 | 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Cabinet, Concourse Level
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11 am

Tech Town Hall, Part 2

Sat. March 03 | 11:30 am to 5:00 pm
Georgetown, Concourse Level
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This is the continuation of Tech Town Hall, Part 1 and will cover these topics:

  • Healthy Communities: How Technology Can Connect Patients to Better Health Outcomes
  • Your County is Under Attack Part One: Lessons Learned from the False Missile Alert in Hawaii 
  • Technology as a Tool to Help Fight the Opioid Epidemic
  • Blockchain Simplified: What it is, Why Should You Care, and How Will it Impact the Future of County Government?
Sun. March 04
9 am

GIS Subcommittee Meeting (By invitation only)

Sun. March 04 | 9:30 am to 11:00 am
Columbia 11 & 12, Terrace Level
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The GIS Subcommittee meets to discuss strategic directions for NACo to take on a continuing basis. During this session, Global Flight leads a discussion on 9/11 in reference to GIS and ESRI highlights the latest problem-solving solutions GIS can provide.

11 am

IT Standing Committee Meeting

Sun. March 04 | 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Columbia 11 & 12, Terrace Level
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The Information Technology committee will meet to discuss strategic directions for NACo to take on a continuing basis. The committee will identify and review topics/subjects of interest to NACo membership and will recommend various outcomes.