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2017 NGA Winter Meeting

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Washington, District of Columbia (February 24-27)



  Opening Ceremonies and Chair’s Welcome
10:00 a.m.

  Opening Session
10:15 a.m.
Early Childhood Education: A Foundation for Economic Success

  Special Session - Lessons on Leadership: Negotiating a Health Care Solution
1:15 p.m.

  Plenary Session: Meet The Threat
4:15 p.m.
States Confront the Cyber Challenge



  Joint Plenary: Ending Childhood Hunger
9:15 a.m.
Improving Lives and Investing in America’s Future

  Hot Topics Plenary
10:45 a.m.

  Closing Session
1:45 p.m.
Infrastructure Spurring Innovation


Governors, Spouses Discuss Strategies to End Childhood Hunger

At a special joint session of the National Governors Association (NGA) Winter Meeting including governors and their spouses, Virginia First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe and NGA Vice Chair Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval co-moderated a session on ending childhood hunger.

Early Education Takes Center Stage At Governors’ Opening Session

Governors kicked off their 2017 NGA Winter Meeting with a session on early childhood education and its importance in building a strong foundation for economic success in the next generation of American leaders.

NGA Winter Meeting Breaks Attendance Record

A record number of governors will attend the 2017 National Governors Association (NGA) Winter Meeting.

Gov. Branstad Commemorated at 2017 NGA Winter Meeting

On Feb. 26, 2017, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad will receive an award for his service as the nation’s longest-serving governor ever at the National Governors Association Winter Meeting.


Governors Attending