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2024 Legislative Conference

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Join us in Washington, DC for the NAST Legislative Conference!

March 10-12, 2024

Conference Schedule 

Registration is now open for NAST’s Legislative Conference in Washington, DC at the newly renovated Westin DC. All events will take place at the hotel unless otherwise noted. All conference events are business casual. The agenda includes in-depth panels, discussion groups, and expert keynote speakers. Events are open to all attendees unless otherwise noted. Agenda is subject to modification.

Sunday, March 10

2:00-3:00 PM Retirement Security & Pensions Committee Meeting

3:00-4:00 PM ABLE Savings Plans Network (ASPN) Executive Board Meeting

3:00-4:00 PM Banking & Cash Management Committee Meeting

3:00-4:00 PM Treasurer Emeritus Meeting

4:00-5:00 PM NAST Executive Committee Meeting

5:30-6:00 PM New Member Welcome Reception (Invitation only)

6:00-7:30 PM Welcome Reception in the Magnolia Ballroom at the Westin

Monday, March 11

7:30-8:30 AM Networking Breakfast

8:30-8:50 AM Welcome from Treasurer Michael Frerichs (IL), NAST President                        

9:00-10:00 AM Plenary Session #1
Future of Work

10:15-11:15 AM Plenary Session #2
CIO Roundtable

11:30-12:30 PM Plenary Session #3
Elections Session

12:30-1:45 PM Networking Lunch
                           Chris Allen Memorial Award for Outstanding Advocacy in Public Finance

2:00-3:00 PM The Role of the State Treasury Office and Federal Advocacy

2:00-4:00 PM Q&A on State-Facilitated Retirement Programs

2:00-4:30 PM ABLE Savings Plans Network (ASPN) Meeting

3:30-4:30 PM Corporate Affiliate Board Meeting

4:00-5:00 PM Deputy Treasurer/Chief of Staff Caucus Meeting

7:00-9:00 PM Evening Reception in the Great Hall and Luce Center at the National Portrait Gallery

Tuesday, March 12

8:00-9:00 AM Networking Breakfast

Travel to Capitol Hill

9:30-10:30 AM Plenary Session #4

10:45-11:45 AM Congressional Speakers

Congressional Appointments
Conference programming will end at 11:45 AM. We encourage you to schedule Hill and Administration appointments starting after noon. Directions through the tunnels to House and Senate Office Buildings will be provided at the CVC. (Please schedule your meetings ahead of time since each office has their own COVID protocols.)

Conference Hotel

Westin Washington, DC Downtown

Join us for NAST’s Legislative Conference at the newly renovated and rebranded Westin DC Downtown located at 999 9th St NW. The hotel is within blocks of the Gallery Place-Chinatown, Mount Vernon Square/7th Street and Metro Center Metro stops and is a 15 minute cab ride from Washington National Airport (DCA). All events will take place at the hotel unless otherwise noted.

Rooms are available at the Westin for $309/night and can be reserved here.

Attendees can also reserve rooms by calling 800.228.9290 and mentioning NAST Legislative Conference or code NSC. Rooms are available at this rate until February 16, 2024. For assistance, please contact us.

Registration and Ticket Information 

Member Type
Early Bird (Jan 4-Feb 2)
Regular (Feb 3-26)
Onsite (Feb 27-March 12)
Treasurers, Staff, and Networks
Other Gov’t and Nonprofit
Corporate Affiliate
Private Sector Non-Member
Guest Type
Full Conference (All Meals)
Both Evening Events
Sunday Reception
Monday Dinner
Guest (Family/Non-Business)

Conference Sponsors 

NAST would like to thank our 2024 Legislative Conference sponsors:

Would you like to become a conference sponsor?