Legislative Day 2019



Register for the League’s Annual Legislative Day at the State Historical Building on February 19. Tfor the League’s Annual Legislative Day at the State Historical Building on February 19. T
his year’s Legislative Day will focus on how to retain and attract the ​​​​talent you need to grow. Agenda and speaker information will be updated as sessions are finalized. Registration is $35 and includes a plated lunch.

In addition to a training component, Legislative Day is also an excellent opportunity to visit the State Capitol, attend a committee or subcommittee meeting, or watch the floor debate live. The League can help schedule a conversation with your legislator, book a guided tour of the Capitol, or reserve a meeting room while you are in town. Contact Daniel by phone at (515) 330-9756 or danielstalder@iowaleague.org for assistance; advance notice is required for all reservations. We look forward to seeing you in Des Moines.

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10 – 10:10 a.m. | Welcome and Introductions
Alan Kemp, League Executive Director

10:10 – 10:40 a.m. | Department of Cultural Affairs
Chris Kramer, Director

10:45 – 11:20 a.m. | City Panel Discussion: Creative Solutions to Common Problems
With representatives from Dubuque, Lohrville and West Des Moines

  • Dave Lyons, Sustainable Innovation Consultant at Greater Dubuque Development Corp.
  • Donny Hobbs, Lohrville Mayor
  • Jamie Letzring, West Des Moines Deputy City Manager
11:25 – 11:50 a.m. | What tools do we currently have to get there?

Debi Durham, Director of Iowa Economic Development Authority and Iowa Finance Authority

Noon | Lunch Speaker: Leadership and management
Kerry Gumm, Head of HR Strategy & Planning at Principal Financial Group

1 p.m. | Join the legislative team at the Iowa State Capital
Join us at the Capitol where you can book a guided tour of the building, schedule a meeting with your legislator, sit in on a committee meeting, or watch the legislative floor debate in person. Advance notice is required for all reservations, please contact Daniel Stalder at danielstalder@IowaLeague.org or (515) 330-9756 to help make arrangements.