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October 26, 2017

Nuclear Energy Webinar Series

As nuclear power plants across the country face economic challenges in the current electricity marketplace, many states are considering the tradeoffs of potential actions they might pursue to help maintain potential benefits to grid reliability, sustainability and economic development or to pursue alternative resources.


October 24, 2017

Human Capital Learning Lab

The Human Capital Learning Lab was built off the Spring Learning Lab to strengthen participants’ capacity to implement an aligned human capital system for preparing, supporting and retaining teachers and principals.


October 19, 2017

Transportation Electrification Webinar Training Series

Electric vehicle (EV) adoption is projected to grow significantly over the coming years as they become increasingly cost competitive with traditional internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles. Continuing to encourage this transition and managing the myriad benefits and challenges of electrification will necessitate smart policy from governors and their staff.


October 05, 2017

Energy Innovation Summit

The world is changing rapidly, with innovative technologies affecting our way of life and how businesses operate. From how we power our buildings to the cars we drive, or drive themselves, we are witnessing the “fourth industrial revolution” in which digital and connected technologies are leading to amazing new opportunities.


September 25, 2017

2017 Policy Institute for Governors’ Human Services Advisors

The policy advisors' institute to help states implement an integrated and comprehensive approach for improving the human services administration and service delivery.


September 15, 2017

Governors’ Education Policy Advisors Institute

The institute focused on growing the knowledge base on key educational issues, building capacity on skills that are critical for their role and providing opportunities to network, and learning from each other and NGA staff.


August 16, 2017

Experts Roundtable on Creating “Smart States” Initiative

Building upon successful Smart Cities efforts in the U.S. and abroad, the NGA Center is seeking to launch a new effort to help states identify how they can use information and communication technology (ICT) to enhance economic development, sustainability, resilience and quality of life across urban, suburban and rural communities—all while improving the operational efficiency of state government.


August 10, 2017

Rural Health Learning Collaborative: Improving Access to Behavioral Health Care in Rural Areas

The NGA Center Health Division hosted a multi-state convening as part of the Rural Health Learning Collaborative in Washington, D.C.


August 07, 2017

2017 Water Policy Institute

The NGA Center held a meeting for governor’s water policy advisors from over twenty-eight states in Annapolis on Tuesday and Wednesday. Advisors from Alaska to Atlanta, and many points in between, came to learn about the best policies being adopted across the country on a wide array of issues including water quality and quantity improvements, green infrastructure, integrated water planning, lead pipe removal and financing water infrastructure.


August 03, 2017

Maryland Retreat on Incentivizing State Agencies to Pursue Energy Efficiency

The state of Maryland, in partnership with the NGA Center, hosted a one-day retreat on approaches to improve energy efficiency and reduce energy expenditures in state buildings, specifically focusing on expanding EPCs.