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For State HR Directors and Deputy Directors

The Mid-Year Meeting, held each year during the last weekend of January, brings together state HR Directors and Deputy Directors for networking and roundtable discussions on today's top public-sector HR issues. This meeting is held in Washington, DC. NASPE corporate partners and sponsors may also participate in this meeting.

Please review the sponsorship and attendance opportunities here.

2017 Mid-Year Meeting

January 26-29
Loews Madison Hotel
Washington, DC

View a pdf version of the Mid-Year Meeting Agenda or view agenda below.


  • Online registration (for state attendees only); 
  • State attendees utilizing travel benefit should contact Leslie Scott at Do not complete the above form.
  • Registration form for sponsors will be sent once sponsorship is confirmed.

Please review the sponsorship and attendance opportunities here: Corporate Membership Opportunities and 2017 Sponsorship Commitment Form.

Hotel Information
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Loews Madison Hotel for $165/night + tax. To secure your reservation at the contracted rate, please call 1-855-325-6397 and let them know you are with NASPE.

If at all possible, state attendees should plan to attend the Pew Center Focus Groups on Sunday morning. More information will be sent soon about these sessions.

Friday, January 27

10:00 am - 12:00 pm Executive Committee Meeting
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Executive Committee Lunch
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Strategic Planning Session (Executive Committee and any interested members are welcome to attend)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Corporate Membership Council Meeting
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Welcome Reception

Saturday, January 28

Corporate Sponsors attend through lunch on Saturday. After lunch, state attendees only.
7:45 am - 8:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am - 8:45 am Welcome and Introductions
8:45 am - 10:00 am States' Top 3 Issues
10:00 am - 10:15 am Break
10:15 am - 11:45 am Annual Meeting Planning Session
11:45 am - 1:00 pm Lunch and Annual Business Meeting (will discuss strategic planning session outcomes, member survey)
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm States Roundtable - Hot Topics Discussion
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Break
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm NASPE's Top 5 Issues for 2017
4:15 pm - 4:30 pm Daily Wrap-Up

Dinner on your own. If you'd like to join a group for dinner, let us know.

Sunday, January 29

8:00 am - 8:45 am Breakfast
9:00 am - 10:30 am Pew Center on the States Focus Groups on State Workforce Issues and Challenges
10:30 am - 11:00 am Mid-Year Meeting Wrap Up
11:00 am Adjourn

2016 Mid-Year Meeting
January 22-24, 2016
Loews Madison Hotel
Washington, DC

Preliminary Agenda

Thank you to our 2016 Mid-Year Meeting sponsors:
Cornerstone on Demand  |  CPS HR Consulting  |  Deloitte |  Infor  |  Kenning Consulting  |  Kronos |  NEOGOV  |  Oracle  |  SuccessFactors/SAP  |  United Healthcare