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Research & Reports

Data-driven leadership  NAST strives to be a data-driven association led by the needs of its members. Whether collecting data through our membership database, strategically surveying our members, querying members via the list serves, conducting post-conference evaluations, and then analyzing and compiling these results, NAST remains committed to working on behalf of its members. NAST is … Read more

Pension & Trust

Supporting Policies to Increase Fee Disclosure and Standardize Reporting of Private Equity Investments The National Association of State Treasurers recommends that public retirement funds and private equity partners develop strategies that allow public funds to collect and reflect the actual cost of investing, including all private equity fees and expenses. To achieve increased transparency between … Read more

2021 Annual Conference

We can’t wait to be back live and in-person for the 2021 NAST Annual Conference. Thank you for attending! September 19-22 in Chicago, Illinois Registration Form Sponsorship Opportunities Registration assistance Conference Schedule  Health and Safety Notice NAST is considering the health and safety of all conference attendees and staff during the 2021 Annual Conference. NAST … Read more

2020 Legislative Conference

#NASTDC Online Registration is closed for the 2020 Legislative Conference. Please use the form below to register. Register by mail Registration assistance View Conference Program Conference Schedule  Registration is now open for NAST’s Legislative Conference and ABLE Expo in Washington, DC at the historic Mayflower Hotel located north of the White House. All events will … Read more


State Treasurers serve as the chief financial officers, bankers, and money managers of their respective states by safeguarding public funds and providing a wide range of financial management services to their constituents; and while their specific roles and responsibilities may vary, all State Treasurers play a critical role in overseeing the assets, investments, and overall … Read more

Virtual Learning

Access on-demand learning on cutting-edge topics NAST webinars are the product of a collaborative effort between federal and state governments and the industry to raise awareness of key issues and provide convenient online learning for public-finance officials and staffs. Webinar Library  2022 CSPN Prepaid MiniCon The MiniCon will be held using the Zoom “meetings” platform … Read more


Discover the benefits of a NAST conference sponsorship NAST Corporate Affiliates and Supporters: Thank you for considering sponsoring a NAST conference in 2022.  Whether your company is a long-time supporter or new to NAST, sponsoring is a great way to showcase your brand to State Treasurers, their senior staff, and other related state agencies in … Read more

National Institute of Public Finance

Bringing Together the World’s Most-Respected Public Finance Leaders for an Intense Financial Curriculum The National Institute of Public Finance (NIPF) In partnership with the NAST Foundation and the Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University is devoted to improving the understanding of public finance with special emphasis placed on assisting state, county, and … Read more


Empowering public-finance leaders NAST offers a variety of educational conferences and other events throughout the year designed to assist state finance officials and their staff.  These conferences provide NAST members with an opportunity to meet and discuss matters of mutual concern, as well as exchange information regarding best practices and innovative policies.   Visit our … Read more