2016 SCAG Regional Conference & General Assembly

May 05th, 2016 @ 8:00 am


Date: May 05th, 2016
Time: 8:00 am - 11:30 am
How to register:


La Quinta Resort & Club

LaQuinta, CA



The draft program is now available online for SCAG’s 51st annual Regional Conference and General Assembly, May 5-6, at the La Quinta Resort & Club in La Quinta, CA. This year’s event theme, “Power of the Past, Force of the Future,” builds upon the development of the 2016-2040 Regional Transportation Plan / Sustainable Communities Strategy (2016 RTP/SCS) as well as last year’s celebration of the agency’s 50-year anniversary. This exciting and dynamic event brings together state and local elected officials, CEOs, business and civic leaders, transportation and environmental stakeholders, local government staff and others.

The conference program includes a slate of breakout panels that will dig into the most pressing issues in sustainability, housing and economic development that are facing the region today. In addition, we have a special session dedicated to new technology and the future of transportation. Stay tuned for announcements about panelists, keynote speakers and more.

Early Bird Registration Ends Soon:

Secure a special early bird registration rate of $250 if you sign up before April 1. Take advantage of the discount while it lasts—register now!

Become a Sponsor:

Sponsoring SCAG’s Regional Conference and General Assembly provides an unparalleled opportunity to promote your commitment to the region and network with elected officials, decision makers, community leaders and business stakeholders throughout Southern California. Download the event’s sponsorship brochure to review speaking and exhibitor opportunities at the event. Sponsorships sell quickly—to secure your sponsorship today, contact Jeff Liu at liuj@scag.ca.gov or (213) 236-1998.

Student Poster Session:

SCAG will be hosting an exhibit of exceptional student projects in the discipline of urban and regional planning at the conference. It is a great opportunity for students to showcase their work to an audience of elected officials, planning practitioners and various public, private and non-profit stakeholders from across Southern California. For more information or to submit an application, please download the poster session guidelines.

Stay tuned for program updates and speaker announcements. We look forward to seeing you in La Quinta! For more information, please visit: www.scag.ca.gov/ga2016


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