2016 Winter Meeting Mobile Friendly

Revised 2/9/2016
[Agenda pdf 02/09/2016]
JW Marriott, Washington, DC
February 10–13, 2016

Please note that this agenda is tentative and that all session times and topics are subject to change.

Wednesday, February 10
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Registration – Grand Foyer
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
ACR Officers and Regional Representatives Meeting – Kerry Radcliff, ACR President (Location to be announced)
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Reception (Hosted by Microsoft, 901 K Street NW, 11th Fl., Washington, DC)

Thursday, February 11 (ACR meets in the Treasury Room)
9:00 am – 9:15 am
ACR Welcome and Introduction of Officers – Kerry Radcliff, ACR President
9:15 am –10:45 am
Who’s Who and What’s New: Introductions, news, and updates from the states
10:45 am – 11:00 am
Morning break – Grand Foyer
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meet the New Director of the Federal Register – Oliver Potts, Director, Federal Register
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
NASS Conference Luncheon – Salon IV
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Digitizing the Federal Register (1936-1994 Digitization Project) – Mary Alice Baish, Superintendent of Documents, and Heidi Ramos, Planning & Development Specialist, Library Services & Content Management, Government Printing Office
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm
Afternoon break – Grand Foyer
3:30 pm – 4:45 pm
North Carolina Rules Review project – Molly Masich, Codifier of Rules, and Abigail M. Hammond, Counsel to the Rules Review Committee, North Carolina Office of Administrative Hearings
5:15 pm – 6:30 pm
Welcome Reception – Grand Foyer
2016 ACR Winter Meeting Agenda (Revised 1/8/2016) Page 2

Friday, February 12 (ACR meets in the Treasury Room)
8:15 am – 9:15 am
Breakfast – Salon IV
8:30  am – 11:00 am (tour begins at 9:30 am)
Field Trip: Visit to the Government Publishing Office (732 North Capitol Street, NW, Washington, DC 20401) – Leave the hotel at 8:30 am to take the Metro to Union Station; walk to GPO, arrive by 9:15 am
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
NASS Award Luncheon – Salon IV
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Administrative Conference of the United States: Studies on “Guidance” in the Rulemaking Process, Rulemaking Petitions, and Informal Rulemaking Record – Reeve Bull, Research Chief, Administrative Conference of the United States
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Afternoon break – Grand Foyer
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Encouraging Rule Information Sharing between Federal Agencies – Wendy L. Liberante, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
ACR Update/Status Report – Kerry Radcliff, ACR President

Saturday, February 13 (ACR meets in the Treasury Room)
9:00 am – 9:45 am
ACR Planning and Committee Morning: 2016 State and Federal Survey Project Planning Session – Emily Caudill, ACR Vice President
9:45 am – 10:30 am
ACR Planning and Committee Morning: 2016 Summer Conference Program Planning Session – Abigail M. Hammond, 2016 Summer Conference Program Chair
10:30 am – 11:45 am
ACR Planning and Committee Morning: Breakout Meetings of the Awards Committee, Nominations Committee, Archives Committee, and Website/Social Media Committee
11:45 am – 12:00 pm
Closing Comments – Kerry Radcliff, ACR President


ACR President: Kerry Radcliff (WA)
ACR Vice President: Emily Caudill (KY)
ACR Secretary-Treasurer: Chris Coffman (OK)

Executive Committee: Julie Yamaka (OR), Bruce Hoesly (WI), Linda Trujillo (NM), Yvette Smallwood (DE), Nancy Reddy (KS), Scott Eaton (NH), Robert Sumners (TX), Molly Masich (NC)

2016 Winter Program Committee: Julie Yamaka (OR), Chair; John Hyrum Martinez (Federal Register); Jane Chaffin (VA)

2016 Summer Program Committee: Abigail M. Hammond (NC), Chair; Robert Sumners (TX); Linda Trujillo (NM)

2016 Awards Committee: Dawn Connet (IO), Chair; Yvette Smallwood (DE); Deanna Maiolo (CO)
2016 Nominations Committee: Bruce Hoesly (WI), Chair; Scott Cancelosi (AZ); Jane Chaffin (VA)
2016 Website/Social Media Committee: Julie Yamaka (OR), Amanda Lopez (NM), Kristin Karr (CT)
2016 Archives Committee: Chris Coffman (OK), John Hyrum Martinez (Federal Register)
2016 Survey Committee: Emily Caudill (KY), Chair; Executive Committee members
ACR Webmaster: Scott Cancelosi (AZ)