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2016 NGA Summer Meeting

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Des Moines, Iowa (July 14-17)


Video

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Friday


 States: Finding Solutions, Improving Lives
Opening Press Event
The press event will examine the groundbreaking state initiatives that have the ability to change people's lives.

 States: Finding Solutions, Improving Lives
Opening Plenary Session
This session will focus on the innovative policy solutions governors have implemented to best serve the people living in their states. Includes The State-Federal Relationship with U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa)

 Solutions and Stories
Glynn Washington, Host and Executive Producer of Snap Judgement.

 Press Event: Opioids
Governor Charlie Baker, Massachusetts and Governor Maggie Hassan, New Hampshire

 Governors Unite Against the Opioid Crisis
Plenary Session
This session will focus on how governors are tackling the nation's opioid epidemic.

 Generating Jobs and Economic Growth: Foreign Direct Investment in the United States and Selling to the Global Marketplace
Special Session
This session will examine how states attract investment and the role governors and their executive leadership play in the private sector’s decision to make investments in U.S. facilities.

 

Saturday


 Growing Food, Growing Economies: a Journey From Field to Plate
Special Session
This session will focus on how farmers, chefs and food entrepreneurs are spurring innovation and economic development.

 The State-Federal Relationship
U.S. House of Representatives Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California)

 The Next Generation State: a 360° View of Changing Communities
Special Session
This session will examine the changing demographics in states and how to resolve the emerging issues that will need governors’ long-term vision and leadership.

 Meet the Threat: States Confront the Cyber Challenge
Closing Plenary Session
This session will unveil the 2016–2017 NGA chair’s initiative and the impact of cybersecurity concerns across state government and the economy.