Recap of 2015 MLC Annual Meeting in North Dakota

More than 500 people attended this year's Midwestern Legislative Conference Annual Meeting in Bismarck, N.D. The event brought together legislators from 11 Midwestern states and four Canadian provinces for four days of networking and learning—  from each other as well from many nationally renowned policy experts. Led by North Dakota Sen. Tim Flakoll, chair of the MLC for 2015, the North Dakota General Assembly served as conference hosts.
Next year's MLC Annual Meeting will be held July 17-20 in Milwaukee. Details will begin to be posted over the next few months.
This conference is the premier event for the region's state legislators. It includes highly renowned speakers, professional development workshops and numerous sessions on key public policies. The family-friendly event also offers many special social activities for attendees as well as their guests of all ages.

Links to presentations from meeting


Sunday policy committee meetings




Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday keynote, plenary and concurrent sessions






Words of praise from meeting participants



“The MLC meeting is a great opportunity to learn about and listen to issues common to
the Midwest and Canadian provinces — across many policy subjects.”

Michigan Rep. Amanda Price, 2015 MLC Annual Meeting participant




"A great opportunity to network with colleagues from other Midwestern states — my
favorite of the organizations for state legislators.”


Kansas Rep. Susan Concannon, 2015 MLC Annual Meeting participant