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Don't Miss Your Chance to Share Your Knowledge & Expertise with Special District Leaders

By Kristin Withrow posted 09-26-2023 09:00 PM

  

Our Open Call for Presentations window closes December 1.

💥 Make an impact! Get involved as a speaker with CSDA's 2024 conferences.

Share your expertise, leadership, and inspire others! Together, we help districts excel.

Submit Proposals Here

Please tailor session content to the specific conference audience.

CONFERENCE DATES LOCATION AUDIENCE SAMPLE TOPICS
Special District Leadership Academy (Returning Track)

April 14-17 &

November 3-6

Q1-Southern California
Q4-Northern California
Board Members & Trustees Special district laws update (such as brown act, CVRA, etc.); healthy board culture / civility; financial best practices / funding sources; strategic planning and community engagement
General Manager Leadership Summit June 23-25
Anaheim
Managers & Leaders New HR laws; employee evaluations; building public input; leadership; and coaching

Annual Conference & Exhibitor Showcase

September 9-12
Palm Springs Area
Elected Officials & Staff Finance related topics; the Brown Act; Roberts Rules of Order; safety; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI); federal infrastructure funding; recent innovations and initiatives; consolidation of special districts; grant funding opportunities; sustainability and greenhouse gas reduction; public works projects; prevailing wages; communication strategies; CEQA; budgeting; drones; and community outreach / engagement
Board Secretary/Clerk
Conference
October 21-23
San Diego Board Secretaries and Clerks New laws; Brown Act, public records (including archiving, electronic vs paper); onboarding new board members; board election process; tips from experienced board secretaries and clerks; LAFCO process; and communications



Preference is given to proposals that incorporate a special district perspective, presenter, and/or case studies.

  • Presentations should be educational and not focused on sales or specific products.
  • Submission deadline is COB on Friday, December 1.

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