The Legislative Conference

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The Legislative Conference 2005

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Thursday, December 14, 2000
Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis

TENTATIVE AGENDA

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7:45 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Registration

8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. LEGISLATIVE LEADERSHIP PREVIEW: THE 2001 SESSION
Moderator: W. Tobin McClamroch, Esq., Bingham Summers Welsh & Spilman
--Rep. John R. Gregg, Esq., Speaker of the House
--Sen. Richard D. Young, Jr., Senate Democratic Leader
--Sen. Joe Harrison, Senate Majority Leader
--Rep. Brian Bosma, House Republican Leader

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. THE 2001 BUDGET SESSION
Moderator: William J. Sheldrake, Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute
--Rep. B. Patrick Bauer, Chair, House Ways & Means Committee
--Betty Cockrum, Director, State Budget Agency
--Sen. Robert Meeks, Ranking Senate Majority Member, State Budget Committee (invited)

10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. PROPERTY TAXES IN INDIANA POST ST. JOHN'S
Moderator: Dr. Lawrence P. DeBoer, Jr., Professor, Purdue University Agricultural Economics Program
--
Hon. Jeffrey K. Espich, Ranking Republican Member, House Ways & Means
--Timothy A. Brooks
, Esq., Chair, State Board of Tax Commissioners
--Panelist from the Indiana business community

11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. LUNCHEON
Invocation: Rev. Terry N. Hursh, Esq., Judge - Lawrence Township Small Claims Court
Keynote Speaker: Governor-elect, State of Indiana

1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. CONCURRENT SESSIONS
ENERGY AND DE-REGULATION: WHAT'S ON THE HORIZON
Moderator: W. Tobin McClamroch, Esq., Bingham Summers Welsh & Spilman LLP
--Vicky A. Bailey, President, PSI Energy
--Anne Becker, Esq., Utility Consumer Counselor (invited)
--William D. McCarty, Esq., Chair, Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (invited)

EDUCATION MATTERS: THE REFORM AGENDA
Moderator:
Louis M. Bubala, III, Indiana Education Insight
--Sen. Teresa S. Lubbers, Senate Education Committee
--Rep. Gregory W. Porter, Chair, House Education Committee
--Dr. Suellen Reed, Superintendent of Public Instruction
--Joyce Johnson, Director of Programs, Greater Educational Opportunities Foundation
--Dr. Frank A. Bush, Executive Director, Indiana School Boards Association

SOCIAL SERVICES 2001
Moderator: Mary Beth Claus, Esq., Bingham Summers Welsh & Spilman LLP
-- Sen. Connie Lawson
--Katie Humphreys, Secretary, Family and Social Services Adminstration
--Hon. Carl Drummer, Center Township Trustee

2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. BREAK

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. CONCURRENT SESSIONS
THE CHANGING FACE OF HOOSIER HIGHER EDUCATION

Moderator:
Tory Callaghan Castor, Esq., Bingham Summers Welsh & Spilman
--Dr. Martin C. Jischke, President, Purdue University
--Dr. Gerald I. Lamkin, President, Ivy Tech State College
--Stanley G. Jones, Commissioner, Indiana Commission for Higher Education
--John S. Myrland, President, Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
--Moderator: Gerry Dick, Grow Indiana Media Ventures
--Dr. Myles Brand, President, Indiana University
--Thomas F. McKenna, Esq., Executive Director, Indiana Department of Commerce
--Sen. Becky Skillman, Indiana Senate
--Scott Jones, Chairman and CEO, Escient Technologies, Inc.
--John Ketzenberger, Managing Editor, Indianapolis Business Journal

LITIGATION VS. LEGISLATION
--Moderator: Edward D. Feigenbaum, Esq., INGroup
--Sen. Luke Kenley, Esq., Indiana Senate
--Hon. Jesse M. Villalpando, Esq., Judge, Lake Superior Court

3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. THE POLITICS OF 2000 . . . AND BEYOND
Moderator: Jim Shella, WISH-TV
--Amos Brown, Indianapolis Recorder and WAV-TV
--Robin Winston, Chair, Indiana Democratic Party
--Mike McDaniel, Chair, Indiana Republican Party