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One Minnesota 2010 Legislative Policy Conference

One Minnesota 2013

January 9, 2013

Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota
301 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Conference is closed to the public.

7:30 and 7:40 a.m.
Shuttle buses leave from front of State Office Building

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd

Shuttle transport is recommended. Parking is also available in the 19th Avenue Ramp across the street from the Humphrey School on the west bank at the University of Minnesota. Bring your ramp ticket for validation.

8:00 a.m.
Continental breakfast
Morning and afternoon sessions held in Cowles Auditorium

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Moderated by Speaker Paul Thissen

Hon. Walter F. Mondale

Hon. Gil Gutknecht
Show Biography

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Budget, Jobs, and Taxes in Minnesota: 50 State perspective

Moderated by Majority Leader Tom Bakk

Scott Pattison, Executive Director, National Association of State Budget Officials Show Biography
      Powerpoint 1
      Powerpoint 2

Tom Stinson, Minnesota State Economist

Kathy Schmidlkofer, Executive Vice President, Greater MSP
Show Biography

10:00 - 10:15

10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Leading for Success

Moderated by Senator Katie Sieben

Ronald Heifetz, King Hussein Bin Talal Senior Lecturer in Public Leadership and Founder, Center for Public Leadership, Harvard University
      Heifetz Powerpoint
      Heifetz Chap. 1
      Heifetz Chap. 4
      Heifetz Chap. 5

12:15 - 1:00 p.m.

Humphrey Atrium
Visiting with Colleagues You Don’t Know

1:15 - 2:00 p.m.
Bipartisanship & MinnesotaCare

Moderated by House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt

Duane Benson, former State Senator (1981-1994)
Show Biography

Linda Berglin, former State Senator (1981-2011)

2:00 - 2:45 p.m.
The K-12 Education Challenge

Moderated by Majority Leader Tom Bakk

Scott Pattison, Executive Director, National Association of State Budget Officials
Show Biography

Dave Jennings, former Speaker of Minnesota House of Representatives (1985-1986); former Superintendent of Schools, Chaska District 112 (2005-2010)
Show Biography

Tom Nelson, former State Senator (1977-1986); former Interim Superintendent, Stillwater Area District (2010-2011)
Show Biography

2:45 - 3:30 p.m.
A Minnesota Health Insurance Exchange

Moderated by Speaker Paul Thissen

W. Brett Graham, Senior Aide to former Gov. Michael Leavitt (Utah)

Joel Ario, former Director of the Office of Health Insurance Exchanges; Managing Director, Manatt Health Solutions Show Biography

3:30 - 4:15 p.m.
Higher Education & Economic Development

Moderated by Minority Leader Kurt Daudt

Kevin J. Kopischke, President, Alexandria Technical & Community College
Show Biography

Stephen Lehmkuhle, Chancellor, University of Minnesota Rochester
Show Biography

Rene Steiner, President, Buhler North America (invited)

4:15 p.m.
Closing and Reception

Humphrey Atrium

House and Senate Leadership

Governor Mark Dayton (invited)

First bus leaves for Capitol, 4:45 p.m.

Second bus leaves for Capitol, 5:30 p.m

Many thanks to our sponsors:

Blandin Foundation The McKnight Foundation The Minneapolis Foundation

Conference agenda designed by the One Minnesota bipartisan legislative planning committee.

Center for the Study of Politics and Governance
Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota

For questions about the conference contact Phoebe Tollefson (Humphrey Institute), or 612-625-5340.