About the Institute
The  Institute on Management and Leadership is a premier and engaging two-day executive education program led by the Leadership for a Networked World at Harvard University. This one of a kind event invites private sector partners to sit alongside state chief administrators to discuss challenges for 2016 and develop new tools for success in state government.

Growing Capacity: Cross-Boundary Collaboration: Dramatic changes in technology, economics, and the social environment, have altered citizen expectations and forced governments to grow efficiency and capacity. In response, forward-thinking leaders are coordinating and collaborating across agency and sector boundaries in new ways. As part of this evolution, a new type of Public Private Partnership is emerging. Governments and corporate entities have an opportunity to re-imagine their work together, redefine their roles, and navigate new processes to create authentic partnerships that are more than just transactional, one-way relationships. While these changes can help make government work better for citizens, grow capacity, and capitalize on new technologies and data, this shift necessitates accessing entrenched business models, driving structural transformations, and educating legislators and other key stakeholders. During the Institute participants will consider how to effectively organize these new types of partnerships, how to measure success, how to navigate the necessary changes to existing policies, systems, and structures, and implications for adopting new roles.

October 4-7, 2016 in Olympia, Washington!

Contact Shawn Vaughn with questions at 859.514.9156 or svaughn@amrms.com.



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State Chief Administrators and State Officials:
Registration for the 2016 NASCA Institute is open to all State Administrators and their deputies or designees. Travel reimbursement, hotel accommodations, and registration for the primary state member to attend the Institute on Management and Leadership are included in the state dues. State members can register additional guests (i.e. a deputy) for $250.

Private Sector:
Private sector participation is limited to sponsors and is limited by the sponsorship level.

  • Premier sponsors receive four complimentary registrations.
  • Gold sponsors receive two complimentary registrations.
  • Silver sponsors receive one complimentary registration.

*Premier and Gold sponsors that are also corporate member may register up to two additional attendees for $500 each and Silver sponsors that are corporate members can register one additional attendee for $500.



Institute Agenda Overview

The NASCA 2016 Institute is a highly interactive executive development and networking event.  Reflecting the practical interests of State Chief Administrators, the agenda features four broad activities:

World-Class faculty from Harvard University and other leading universities will present the latest thinking about issues relevant to Chief Administrators. This year the Conference will focus on growing capacity through cross-boundary collaborations. Dramatic changes in technology, economics, and the social environment, have altered citizen expectations and forced governments to grow efficiency and capacity. In response, forward-thinking leaders are coordinating and collaborating across agency and sector boundaries in new ways. As part of this evolution, a new type of Public Private Partnership is emerging. Governments and corporate entities have an opportunity to re-imagine their work together, redefine their roles, and navigate new processes to create authentic partnerships that are more than just transactional, one-way relationships. While these changes can help make government work better for citizens, grow capacity, and capitalize on new technologies and data, this shift necessitates accessing entrenched business models, driving structural transformations, and educating legislators and other key stakeholders. Our executive sessions will help state chief administrators consider how to effectively organize these new types of partnerships, how to measure success, how to navigate the necessary changes to existing policies, systems, and structures, and implications for adopting new roles.

Participants will discuss several real-world case studies about actual challenges facing a Chief Administrator in a high-stakes setting. This year’s case studies will feature compelling stories about developing a new type of Public Private Partnership. The case studies will act as a catalyst for discussion and provide a reference point that will enable participants to apply the lessons from the executive development sessions to their own experiences, making it especially valuable. By addressing concerns that all Chief Administrators can recognize, the cases will give participants a chance to share problem-solving strategies that have worked for them in similar circumstances. NASCA facilitators will lead the dialogues and summarize the resulting insights about leadership, change, and organizational culture. In addition, participants will engage in work-out sessions based on the most common projects and initiatives from State Chief Administrators around the country. These sessions will allow participants to hear about the biggest challenges and promising practices for implementing projects like energy efficiency initiatives, major facilities renovations, or cyber security efforts.

The Institute is a valuable forum for meeting new colleagues and deepening existing relationships. NASCA faculty and staff will facilitate relationship-building through both formal and informal activities designed to maximize the number of connections that participants make with each other.

Participants will have time to share ideas about ways to apply insights from the executive development sessions and the case discussions. This activity will ensure that the conference has a lasting impact back on the job. Following the Institute, NASCA will also host a webinar to facilitate discussions around lessons learned from the Institute and to provide an opportunity for participants to reconnect with one another, reflect on their time at the Institute, and discuss how they’ve applied things they learned to their current roles.

2016 Institute Agenda
2016 State Attendee Forum

Logistics


AIRPORT
The recommended airport is Seattle (SEA), which is approximately an hour away from Olympia. 

Available shuttles to Olympia; 
Capital Aeroporter www.capair.com/   
Shuttle Express shuttleexpress.com/ 

MEETING LOCATION
Washington Department of Enterprise Services' building, located at 1500 Jefferson Street SE, Olympia, WA 98501




HOTEL 
NASCA arranged for rooms at the DoubleTree by Hilton-Olympia, 415 Capitol Way N, Olympia, Washington, 98501. 



State Attendee Note
If you are registering as a state attendee, you do not need to make hotel reservations. Accommodations are coordinated through NASCA's headquarters and hotel confirmations be emailed to you a few weeks prior to the event. 

Primary state member attendees - Your travel reimbursement, hotel accommodations and registration to attend the Institute are included in the state dues.

Additional state attendees and non-member state attendees - You will be responsible for paying for your accommodations either prior to your arrival or onsite. We secured the following rates with the DoubleTree; $139 for king rooms and $149 for queen rooms, per night, plus tax. 

All others: You can reserve a room by phone 360.570.0555 (Important: request the 2016 NASCA Institute rate) or online Olympia.doubletree.com and enter your preferred dates, click on the blue link that says ‘Add Special Rate Code’ and enter the group code NAS. The rate we secured is $139 for king rooms and $149 for queen rooms, per night, plus tax.

The hotel cut off date is September 2, 2016. 
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