2019 NACo Legislative Conference

Conference

2019 NACo Legislative Conference

The NACo Legislative Conference brings together over 1,500 elected and appointed county officials to focus on federal policy issues that impact counties and our residents. As an attendee you’ll have the opportunity to participate in second-to-none educational sessions, interact with federal officials and participate in congressional briefings and meetings.
Fri. March 01
4 pm

NACo Ambassadors Meeting

Invitation only

Fri. March 01 | 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
5 pm

Registration Open

Fri. March 01 | 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Sat. March 02
7 am

First-Time Attendees Orientation and Breakfast

Invitation only

Sat. March 02 | 7:00 am to 8:30 am

All first-time attendees are welcome to join us to learn more about NACo and how to make the most out of the Legislative Conference.

Registration Open

Sat. March 02 | 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
8 am

NACCTFO: Session

Sat. March 02 | 8:00 am to 11:00 am
9 am

Community Economic and Workforce Development Steering Committee – Resolutions Meeting

Sat. March 02 | 9:00 am to 10:00 am

Public Lands Policy Steering Committee – Resolutions Meeting

Sat. March 02 | 9:00 am to 10:00 am

Transportation Policy Steering Committee – Resolutions Meeting

Sat. March 02 | 9:00 am to 10:00 am

Agriculture and Rural Affairs Policy Steering Committee – Subcommittee Meeting

Sat. March 02 | 9:00 am to 10:30 am

Environment, Energy and Land Use Steering Committee – Resolutions Meeting

Sat. March 02 | 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Health Policy Steering Committee – Subcommittee Meetings

Sat. March 02 | 9:00 am to 11:30 am

Human Services and Education Policy Steering Committee – Joint Subcommittee Meetings

Sat. March 02 | 9:00 am to 11:30 am

Justice and Public Safety Policy Steering Committee – Morning Meeting

Sat. March 02 | 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Telecommunications and Technology Steering Committee Meeting

Sat. March 02 | 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Finance, Pensions and Intergovernmental Affairs Policy Steering Committee Meeting

Sat. March 02 | 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
10 am

Community, Economic and Workforce Development Steering Committee – Joint Subcommittees Meeting

Sat. March 02 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Public Lands Policy Steering Committee – Subcommittee Meetings

Sat. March 02 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Transportation Policy Steering Committee – Subcommittee Meetings

Sat. March 02 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Agriculture and Rural Affairs Policy Steering Committee – Business Meeting

Sat. March 02 | 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Audit Committee Meeting

Sat. March 02 | 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
12 pm

Finance Committee Meeting

Sat. March 02 | 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
1 pm

Finance, Pensions and Intergovernmental Affairs Policy Steering Committee – Business Meeting

Sat. March 02 | 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm

NACCTFO: Session

Sat. March 02 | 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Transportation Policy Steering Committee – Business Meeting

Sat. March 02 | 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Environment, Energy and Land Use Steering Committee – Business Meeting

Sat. March 02 | 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Justice and Public Safety Policy Steering Committee – Afternoon Meeting

Sat. March 02 | 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
2 pm

Public Lands Policy Steering Committee – Business Meeting

Sat. March 02 | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Community, Economic and Workforce Development Steering Committee – Business Meeting

Sat. March 02 | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Health Policy Steering Committee – Business Meeting

Sat. March 02 | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Human Services and Education Policy Steering Committee – Business Meeting

Sat. March 02 | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
4 pm

NACCTFO Focus Group

Sat. March 02 | 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
5 pm

Policy Coordinating Committee Meeting #2

Invitation only

Sat. March 02 | 5:00 pm to 5:45 pm

Resorts/Tourism/Gateway Counties Working Group

Sat. March 02 | 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Open for Affiliate Meetings & Events

Sat. March 02 | 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Sun. March 03
7 am

Non-Denominational Worship Service

Sun. March 03 | 7:00 am to 8:00 am

Registration Open

Sun. March 03 | 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
8 am

Gulf States Counties and Parishes Caucus

Sun. March 03 | 8:00 am to 9:30 am

Healthy Counties Advisory Board Meeting

Sun. March 03 | 8:30 am to 10:00 am
9 am

GIS Subcommittee Meeting

Sun. March 03 | 9:30 am to 11:00 am
10 am

Large Urban County Caucus (LUCC) Meeting

Sun. March 03 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Rural Action Caucus (RAC) Meeting

Sun. March 03 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
11 am

IT Standing Committee Meeting

Sun. March 03 | 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
12 pm

WIR Executive Committee & U.S. Forest Service Lunch

Sun. March 03 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Membership Committee Meeting

Sun. March 03 | 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

NABCO/NOBCO Meeting

Sun. March 03 | 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
1 pm

Arts & Culture Commission Meeting

Sun. March 03 | 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

NACo International Development Task Force Meeting

Sun. March 03 | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Veterans and Military Services Committee Meeting

Sun. March 03 | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Western Interstate Region (WIR) Board Meeting

Sun. March 03 | 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
2 pm

Immigration Reform Task Force Meeting

Sun. March 03 | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Creative Counties Forum

Sun. March 03 | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
3 pm

State Association Deputy Directors and Staff Meeting

Sun. March 03 | 3:00 pm to 4:45 pm

NACo Board Forum

Sun. March 03 | 3:30 pm to 4:45 pm
5 pm

Open for Affiliate Meetings & Events

Sun. March 03 | 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mon. March 04
7 am

Registration Open

Mon. March 04 | 7:00 am to 5:00 pm

Central Region Caucus Meeting

Mon. March 04 | 7:30 am to 8:30 am

Northeast Region Caucus Meeting

Mon. March 04 | 7:30 am to 8:30 am

South Region Caucus Meeting

Mon. March 04 | 7:30 am to 8:30 am

West Region Caucus Meeting

Mon. March 04 | 7:30 am to 8:30 am
8 am
10 am

EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOP BLOCK #1

Mon. March 04 | 10:30 am to 11:45 am

Smarter Counties Summit - Session 1

Mon. March 04 | 10:30 am to 11:45 am

NCCAE Business Meeting

Mon. March 04 | 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Leadership Symposium

Invitation only

Mon. March 04 | 10:45 am to 4:30 pm
11 am

Credentials Committee Meeting

Invitation only

Mon. March 04 | 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
12 pm
1 pm

EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOP BLOCK #2

Mon. March 04 | 1:45 pm to 3:00 pm

Educational sessions to be scheduled during this time, check back soon to see topics and titles as they are added.

NCCAE Continuing Education Workshop

Mon. March 04 | 1:45 pm to 3:00 pm

Smarter Counties Summit - Session 2

Mon. March 04 | 1:45 pm to 3:00 pm

NACo Board of Directors Meeting

Mon. March 04 | 1:45 pm to 4:30 pm
3 pm

EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOP BLOCK #3

Mon. March 04 | 3:15 pm to 4:30 pm

Educational sessions to be scheduled during this time, check back soon to see topics and titles as they are added.

Smarter Counties Summit - Session 3

Mon. March 04 | 3:15 pm to 4:30 pm
5 pm

Open for Affiliate Meetings & Events

Mon. March 04 | 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Tue. March 05
7 am

Registration Open

Tue. March 05 | 7:00 am to 1:00 pm
8 am

Civility in the Workplace

Tue. March 05 | 8:00 am to 9:15 am

EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOP BLOCK #4

Tue. March 05 | 8:00 am to 9:15 am

Educational sessions to be scheduled during this time, check back soon to see topics and titles as they are added.

9 am
12 pm

CIO Forum (RSVP required)

Tue. March 05 | 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

An RSVP option is available when registering through the conference registration portal. If you're not sure if you have RSVP'd or would like to change your status, please email nacomeetings@naco.org.

Hill Visits

Tue. March 05 | 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join us as we visit Capitol Hill to engage policymakers, staff members and leadership so we can let them know why stronger counties build a stronger America. 

1 pm

EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOP BLOCK #5

Tue. March 05 | 1:00 pm to 2:15 pm
7 pm

NACo President’s Reception

Tue. March 05 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Connect with fellow conference attendees over drinks and heavy hors-d'oeuvres at our closing networking reception. Whatever you do, don’t forget to put on your dancing shoes for your favorite conference band, No Bad Ju Ju!

Wed. March 06
8 am

NACo Open House & Luggage Storage

Wed. March 06 | 8:00 am to 3:00 pm660 North Capitol Street NW

Need a place to put your luggage while on the Hill? Please bring it to the lobby of the first-floor conference center at NACo HQ and ask for a tour of our headquarters, your office away from home!

Hill Visits

Wed. March 06 | 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Join us as we visit Capitol Hill to engage policymakers, staff members and leadership so we can let them know why stronger counties build a stronger America. 

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