2017 Annual Conference & Exhibitor Showcase

The CSDA Annual Conference & Exhibitor Showcase is the one conference special district Leaders can't afford to miss! It is the most densely packed educational and networking experience available to special districts.Come together with other special district leaders from across the state to meet with industry suppliers, hear from the best in special district-specific topics with over thirty breakout session options, network with your peers and more at the THE leadership conference for special districts.
Download a copy of the attendee brochure.
Download a copy of the exhibitor prospectus.
When
9/25/2017 - 9/28/2017
Where
Monterey Marriott and Portola Hotel Monterey, CA 93940 UNITED STATES

Program Options

   

Monday, 25 September 2017

 
Special District Leadership Academy Module 1: Governance Foundations Earn SDRMA CIPs $225 Member, $340 Non-member This course teaches the foundational knowledge and skills that identify and define the essential building blocks of a successful board , focusing on the critical elements of governance: effective trustees, board mindset, structure, process and protocols, individual/team standards, board's role and responsibilities.
Time
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM

SDLF Scramble for Scholarships Golf Tournament
9:00 am - Shotgun Start
Del Monte Golf Course
Join special district elected officials, staff, and business affiliates at this optional fun event. Great golf skills are not necessary! Proceeds benefit the Special District Leadership Foundation scholarship fund.
$115 includes golf with cart, lunch, and prizes
Transportation to/from on your own
Time
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM

Time
9/25/2017 10:00 AM - 9/26/2017 6:00 PM
10:00 AM

Elkhorn Slough Safari is an exciting way to visit Elkhorn Slough, where you will see a fantastic variety of wildlife such as playful sea otters, curious harbor seals, sea lions, and hundreds of species of birds. The tour will provide excellent opportunities to view and photograph wildlife close at hand. These two-hour boat cruises include an in-depth look at various aspects of slough ecology, fascinating history, and birding in the company of a naturalist guide.
$56 per person includes transportation to/from the hotel and Elkhorn Slough Safari
Limited to 24 attendees! Early registration is encouraged.
Time
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
10:30 AM

Check out what's new at the airport. That's right! Get a tour of Monterey Regional Airport and briefing on projects and initiatives. Monterey Airport (MRY) a 498 acre is a "Non-Hub" airport created in 1941. Four airlines serve Monterey: Alaska Airlines, American, Allegiant and United Airlines.
$50 per person includes lunch, tour, and transportation to/from the hotel.
Limited to 45 attendees! Early registration is encouraged
Time
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM

Presenter: Brent Ives, BHI Management Consulting This 4 hour pre-conference workshop will systematically examine each area of building a strong District from the foundation to the top-level, optimized best practices. The course is designed for Boards and their Managers to asses their District against a template for success. $150 CSDA Member, $225 Non-Member
Time
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM

Time
9/25/2017 5:30 PM - 9/28/2017 12:00 PM
5:30 PM

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

 
Registration for Tuesday Only
Time
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

 
Registration for Wednesday Only
Time
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM

Register a Guest for the Awards Luncheon
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
12:30 PM

Register a Guest for Taste of the City
Time
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
5:00 PM

Thursday, 28 September 2017

 
Registration for Thursday Only
Time
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
8:00 AM

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